University of Southern Indiana

Welcome Back Weeks

Week 1

Saturday, January 11

Sunday, January 12

Monday, January 13

Tuesday, January 14

Wednesday, January 15

Thursday, January 16

Friday, January 17

Week 2

Saturday, January 18

Sunday, January 19

Monday, January 20

Tuesday, January 21

Wednesday, January 22

Thursday, January 23

Friday, January 24

Saturday, January 25 

Click Here for a PDF of Welcome Back Weeks Schedule. 

Saturday, January 11

5:30-9 p.m. Cheer on your Screaming Eagles | Screaming Eagles Arena
Come out to support the USI basketball teams! New students, meet Welcome Back Leaders and cheer on your Screaming Eagles together. All USI students will receive a voucher for concession food with Student ID. A limited amount of Welcome Back Weeks Shirts will be given out. Admission to the games is free with your Student ID.
Sponsored by Student Development Programs and Student Affairs

5:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Bellarmine University | Screaming Eagles Arena

7:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Bellarmine University | Screaming Eagles Arena

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Sunday, January 12 - Last Day to Change or Cancel a Meal Plan

2:30-5:30 p.m. Find Your Class | Rice Library Main Entrance
Don’t be late for classes! Meet Welcome Back Leaders who will assist you in finding classrooms for your spring classes. A limited amount of Welcome Back Weeks Tumblers will be given out.
Sponsored by Student Development Programs

2:30-5:30 p.m. It’s All Fun and Games | Rice Library
Rice Library is more than a great study space with helpful people – join us for fun and games. We’ll start the new semester off right with board and party games and more.
Sponsored by the David L. Rice Library

2:30-5:30 p.m. Technology Questions | Rice Library
Stop in and get help with your Office 365, USI email, Blackboard, First Day Access, and Wi-Fi access. Staff will be on hand to assist students with their technology questions.
Sponsored by Information Technology

6–9 p.m. Pizza Party with Chi Alpha | University Center Fireside Lounge
Come join the Chi Alpha Campus Ministry for free pizza, games and fun in the Fireside Lounge before classes begin.
Sponsored by Chi Alpha Campus Ministry

7 p.m. Hypnotist Paul Ramsay | Carter Hall
Paul Ramsay’s “Mind Games” show breaks the mold of stage hypnotism. Using interactive polling software and remote controls, audience members steer the course of the show by voting on what they want to see happen on stage. Doors will remain closed once the event begins.
Sponsored by Activities Programming Board

You have until midnight prior to the first day of school each semester to make changes to your Meal Plans in writing. You can come to the Eagle Access Card Office or e-mail us at foodmealplans@usi.edu, be sure to include your full name and student ID number along with the change you would like to make (e-mail must come from your USI e-mail account).

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Monday, January 13: First Day of Class

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Welcome Desk | UC West First Floor
Stop by the desk if you need assistance! We will answer all kinds of questions, including providing directions.

7:30-10 a.m. Roll Into the New Year | Business and Engineering Center,
Education Center and Health Professions Link
Students, stop by one of three locations before heading to class for a free cinnamon roll as we Roll Into the New Year! Available while supplies last.
Sponsored by Student Development Programs and Fraternity and Sorority Life

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Tuesday, January 14

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Welcome Desk | UC West First Floor
Stop by the desk if you need assistance! We will answer all kinds of questions, including providing
directions.

7:30-10 a.m. Roll Into the New Year | Forum Annex-Redwood Lounge,
Liberal Arts Center, and Orr Center
Students, stop by one of three locations before heading to class for a
free cinnamon roll as we Roll Into the New Year! Available while supplies last.
Sponsored by Student Development Programs and Fraternity and Sorority Life

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Wednesday, January 15

11 a.m–1 p.m. APB’s Wishful Wednesday | Fireside Lounge
Come out to create your own Vision Board for the new year with APB! We will also be taking suggestions as to what you want to see APB put on this semester.
Sponsored by Activities Programming Board (APB)

Noon–1 p.m. Power Hour | Multicultural Center
Join students to discuss the intersection of their diverse identities, political issues and their personal experiences at USI. Refreshments provided.
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center and the Counseling Center

4–5 p.m. Campus Safety Training | UC East 2207
Attend a Public Safety training session to learn how you can prepare and stay safe on campus. Training sessions are free and open to all students.
Sponsored by Public Safety

6 p.m. IFC Fraternity Information Night | Carter Hall D
Join IFC for IFC Fraternity Information Night. Attendees will have a chance to visit each fraternity after a brief presentation about expectations, requirements and other fraternity
related information.

The following fraternities participate in IFC Recruitment during the spring 2020 academic semester:
• Kappa Alpha Order • Lambda Chi Alpha • Sigma Pi
• Sigma Tau Gamma • Tau Kappa Epsilon

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Thursday, January 16

9 p.m. Cinema USI | Forum I Wright Administration Building
Free popcorn provided. Movie and event info can be found at USI.edu/cinemausi.
Sponsored by APB

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Friday, January 17

9–11 a.m. Donuts with the Dean | UC East Main Floor
Stop by, meet the Dean of Students and enjoy a donut to start the spring semester.
Sponsored by the Dean of Students Office

9-11 p.m. Eagles on Ice | Swonder Ice Arena, 209 N. Boeke Road
All students are welcome to skate for free and food will be provided! Students need to fill out a waiver on Eagle Sync or in person at the event to skate.
Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life and Recreation, Fitness and Wellness

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Saturday, January 18

5 p.m. Trivia Night | UC East Fireside Lounge
Come out and enjoy a casual night of trivia. There will be giveaways throughout the night and prizes awarded to the top team. A taco bar will be provided as well!
Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life

6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Cinema USI | Forum I Wright Administration Building
Free popcorn provided. Movie and event info can be found at USI.edu/cinemausi.
Sponsored by APB and Student Development Programs

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Sunday, January 19

4 p.m. Newman Catholic Mass | Kleymeyer Hall (Liberal Arts Center 0101)
Catholic Mass is celebrated at 4 p.m. each Sunday night throughout the year in Kleymeyer Hall. Come join us for the service. Pizza following service.
Sponsored by Newman Catholic Community

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Monday, January 20

11 a.m. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon | Carter Hall
This annual lunch event features a keynote speaker and program celebrating Dr. King’s life. For more information and to purchase tickets visit USI.edu/mcc.
Sponsored by Multicultural Center

5:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. McKendree University | Screaming Eagles Arena

7:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. McKendree University | Screaming Eagles Arena

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Tuesday, January 21

11 a.m–1 p.m. Be Well to Do Well | UC West Desk
Your personal wellness is an important part of success this semester! Stop by to learn about all the wellness resources available to you at USI. Test your knowledge with wellness trivia and pick up free giveaways.
Sponsored by Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center, Counseling Center, Housing & Residence Life,
University Health Center, and Dean of Students Office

4 – 5 p.m. Campus Safety Training | UC West 226/227
Attend a Public Safety training session to learn how you can prepare and stay safe on campus. Training sessions are free and open to all students.
Sponsored by Public Safety

7:30 p.m. Global Community Culture Night | Ruston Hall Multipurpose Room
Global Community Culture Nights allow you to explore the world right here on campus. Students share about their country and cultures through presentations, dances, activities, food and more. Culture nights are held every other Tuesday in both the fall and spring semesters.
Sponsored by Center for International Programs

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Wednesday, January 22

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Student Involvement Fair | University Center East 2nd Floor
The fair features over 80 student organizations. Enhance your collegiate experience by finding your place of involvement here at USI.
Sponsored by Student Development Programs

Noon–1 p.m. Success Series | Multicultural Center
Attend this workshop to help navigate through campus offices and academic issuesneeded to be successful throughout your college career. Refreshments provided.
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center

2 p.m. Study Abroad Information Session | Liberal Arts Center 2002
Join us for a Study Abroad Information Session to learn about available programs, costs and other important details involved in planning your study abroad experience!
Sponsored by Center for International Programs

5 p.m. How Diverse is your Universe? | Ruston MPR
Join us to learn how diversity plays a role in your life. You can earn your E in CAPE.
Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life

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Thursday, January 23

3-4:30 p.m. What Can You Do with Your Major? | Education Center 1101
Need help deciding on a career that matches your major? You’re not alone! Career Services is partnering with local employers for this event to broaden your perspective on career options. If you’ve ever questioned or wondered, “What can I do with my major?” then this session is for you.

Representatives from local companies will talk about their organizations and what majors they generally hire. The presentation will be followed with time to talk one-on-one with the employers.
Sponsored by Career Services and Internships

5:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Truman State University | Screaming Eagles Arena

7:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Truman State University | Screaming Eagles Arena
Come out to learn more about USI Homecoming 2020! The Homecoming Committee will be providing fun and entertainment to get everyone excited about upcoming events.

9 p.m. Cinema USI | Forum I Wright Administration Building
Free popcorn provided. Movie and event info can be found at USI.edu/cinemausi.
Sponsored by APB

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Friday, January 24

7 p.m. Glow Roller Skating Rink | RFWC
Students can check out roller skates to skate on an indoor, glow in the dark roller rink with music provided. Food will also be provided.
Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life

Saturday, January 25

1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Quincy | Screaming Eagles Arena

3:15 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Quincy | Screaming Eagles Arena

6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Cinema USI | Forum I Wright Administration Building
Free popcorn provided. Movie and event info can be found at USI.edu/cinemausi.
Sponsored by APB and Student Development Programs


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