Welcome New & Transfer Students!

You’ve attended Admitted Student Day, Summer Orientation, submitted your housing forms, and registered for your classes - the last piece of your transition to becoming a CUW Falcon is Fall Welcome Weekend! During this 4-day experience, you will:

  • Meet new friends
  • Get comfortable on campus before classes start
  • Learn about all the great activities you can take part in
  • Enjoy beautiful Lake Michigan
  • Learn about academic expectations and university conduct
  • Attend worship service
  • Get ready for what could be some of the greatest years of your life
  • Have a ton of fun
  • And much more!

This year, Fall Welcome Weekend will take place on August 2023, 2020.

This event is required for all incoming undergraduate new and transfer students, so mark your calendars now and get ready for an unforgettable start to your CUW career.


Please register yourself and any guests who plan to attend Welcome Weekend on the form below by Aug. 14th, 2020.


2020 Schedule

This year’s theme is “Taking Flight on a Brand-New Adventure!” The complete schedule for Students and Family Members will be included below, and also featured on the CUW App. Check back in the coming weeks to see a finalized schedule made available before or on July 20th!

Note: This schedule may change slightly between now and August 20th. Tune into the App for the most up-to-date schedule.

Family schedule

Family members, guests and relatives, you are invited to attend the first day (Thursday) of Welcome Weekend! The Friday – Sunday schedule, however, will be solely for new and transfer students.

Note: This schedule may change slightly between now and August 20th. Tune into the App for the most up-to-date schedule.

Download the CUW App!

Click one of the links below to download the CUW App on your mobile device.

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Spring Orientation

If you are coming to CUW in January, please plan to attend Spring Orientation at the end of January. More information regarding Spring Orientation 2021 will be coming soon!


If you have any questions about Welcome Weekend, please don’t hesitate to contact Megan Theesfeld at 262-243-2218 or at Megan.Theesfeld@cuw.edu.

Mother and daughter sharing a special moment during the Sending Off Ceremony.

Friendly smiles everywhere you go during Fall Welcome Weekend!

Greetings from your New Student Experience leaders!

Celebrating a new beginning at CUW!