Fall 2022 Welcome Week

WESTERN ADVENTURES!  

Welcome to the Mustang Family! Join us for a week full of events and activities. Below is details on each event happening during Welcome Week.  Everything is FREE for all students!

For more information, email studentlife@westernwyoming.edu

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19TH

HOUSING MOVE-IN DAY FOR HOUSING STUDENTS

Students who will live on-campus for the Fall 2022 semester will move into their room.  For questions, please contact housing@westernwyoming.edu or 307-382-1888.

  • TIME: 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Dean of Student's Office (2006) Second Floor above the pendulum

FALL 2022 INFORMATION FAIR FOR ALL STUDENTS

New and returning students will learn important information to best prepare you for success at Western this Fall semester!  Come get a free Mustang Spirit T-Shirt and free prizes!

  • TIME: 11 AM – 1 PM
  • LOCATION: Start at the Pendulum

WELCOME BACK LUNCH FOR ALL STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES

Come get some free food and meet other students and the faculty who will be teaching your classes!

  • TIME: 12PM - 1PM
  • LOCATION: Outdoor Housing Circle

XTREME MUSIC BINGO

Come enjoy a fun night full of music, free snacks, and competition!

  • TIME: 6 PM - 8 PM
  • LOCATION: Western Commons

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20TH

Float the Green River Sign Ups

Only 40 students are allowed to go on this trip! So be quick to sign up!

  • TIME: 4 PM - 5 PM
  • LOCATION: Pendulum

MANDATORY ORIENTATION FOR ALL STUDENTS

New and returning students will receive important information about how to be successful student and how to get the most out of attending Western.  Come enter to win one of multiple $50 Amazon Shopping cards!

  • TIME: 6 PM
  • LOCATION: Theatre

HOUSING SOCIAL - Sponsored by the Resident Assistants

Students who live on-campus can attend this social to get to know other residents in housing.  Free snacks, drinks, and great dancing music will be provided!

  • TIME: 9 PM – 11 PM
  • LOCATION: President's Park (Behind Rocky Mountain Hall)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21ST

GREEN RIVER ISLAND FLOATING TRIP - Sponsored by Student Life

The first 40 students to sign up will be able to float the Green River located 15 miles away from campus! Sign- Ups will be on Saturday, August 20th at 4PM at the Pendulum!

  • TIME: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • LOCATION: meet at the front of campus for bus pick up at 10:30AM

FIND YOUR CLASSES EVENT - Sponsored by Student Life

Western's ambassadors will be available to help students locate their classes the night before they start because we know how stressful it can be in a new building!

  • TIME: 7 PM - 9 PM
  • LOCATION: Atrium

MONDAY, AUGUST 22ND

FALL SEMESTER CLASSES BEGIN!

POOL PARTY - Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Come enjoy the amazing Aquatic Center on-campus by playing in the pool, relaxing in the jacuzzi, or competing in the contests for prizes!  Snacks and drinks will be provided!

  • TIME: 8 PM – 10 PM
  • LOCATION: Aquatic Center

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23RD

LASER TAG - Sponsored by the Student Government Association

Players will be in teams! No need to register but 40 players can play for 1 hour. Come early to guarantee your spot! We will play 2 rounds: the first starts at 7PM the last starts at 8PM.

  • TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • LOCATION: Atrium

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24TH

DISCUSSIONS WITH THE DEAN - Sponsored by Dr. Dustin Conover, Dean of Students

Come and meet Dr. Dustin Conover, Dean of Students at Western Wyoming Community College, and ask him questions or give him suggestions on how to make Western a better place for students!  Free Food and Prizes will be given away!

  • TIME: 11 AM – 2 PM
  • LOCATION: Pendulum

"LOLLA-NO-BOOZA" EVENT - Sponsored by Wellbeing & Accessibility Office

Students will come listen to the great music, learn about having fun without alcohol, and win great prizes!  Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided!

  • TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM
  • LOCATION: Grassy Area in the Housing Complex

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25TH

"White Lies" DANCE PARTY - Sponsored by the Student Government Association

All students are invited, regardless of if you live on-campus or off-campus, to come and dance the night away in this outdoor color dance party.  Sharpies will be provided to write your "white lie" on your WHITE SHIRT.  Wear white and enjoy the great dancing music provided by Western's Radio Club with the black lights shining!  Snacks and drinks will be provided!

  • TIME: 8 PM – 11 PM
  • LOCATION: Lower Circle Drive by Wind River Hall

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26TH

JOHN ROTELLINI- Magician - Sponsored by Student Life

Bring the whole family and come prepared to laugh and enjoy the amazing magic tricks shown by John Rotellini.  See the http://johnrotellini.com/ website for more information on his show. Free and open to the public.

  • TIME: 7 PM
  • LOCATION: Theatre

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27TH

FIELD OLYMPICS DAY- Sponsored by Western's Student Government Association

All students are invited to join in a little fun competition and having a great time in the summer heat.  Be sure to wear clothes that can get wet!  Enjoy some Free Ice Cream from the Ice Cream Truck!

  • TIME: 11 AM - 3PM
  • LOCATION: Grassy Area by West Parking Lot

For questions regarding events please email studentlife@westernwyoming.edu or call (307)382-1698

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