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Weeks of Welcome

Weeks of Welcome (WoW) at Elmhurst College is a series of activities and events designed to provide new and returning students with opportunities to get involved and meet other students. It starts during your first weekend on campus and goes through the middle of November.  


2016 Events

Tuesday, August 30
Jim Wand, Hypnotist
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Union Board

Thursday, September 1
Taste of Elmhurst
College Mall, 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Student Activities

Tuesday, September 13
Study Away Fair
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Center for Professional Excellence

Wednesday-Thursday, September 14-15
Poster Sales
Frick Center, Alexander Room, all day
Sponsored by: Office of Student Activities

Friday-Sunday, September 16-18
Sorority Recruitment
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, times vary
Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Monday-Friday, September 19-23
Fraternity Recruitment
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, times vary
Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Saturday, September 17
Community Day at Football Game
Langhorst Field 
Sponsored by: Athletic Department

AIC Powow
Busse Woods
Sponsored by: Office of Intercultural Affairs

Friday-Sunday, September 23-25
Intercultural Retreat
Oregon, Illinois
For details, contact Roger Moreano

Wednesday, October 5
Etiquette Dinner
Frick Center, Prospect Room, 3:45 p.m.
Sponsored by: Student Government Association and Center for Professional Excellence

Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9
Homecoming
Sponsored by: Elmhurst College

Tuesday, October 18
Health Professions Fair
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, 11 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Center for the Health Professions, Erica Ashauer

Saturday, October 22
Presidential Inauguration Events
Sponsored by: Elmhurst College

Saturday, October 29
UCC Faith Affirmation Day
Frick Center, 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Office of the Chaplain

Tuesday-Thursday, November 8-10
Boxes & Walls
Frick Center, Prospect Room, times vary
Sponsored by: Residence Life

Health Science Fair
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Kathy Sexton-Radek

Sunday, November 20
Bluejaython Fundraiser
Faganel Hall, Gym, 12 p.m.
Sponsored by: Bluejaython

Monday, November 21
EC Thanksgiving Meal
Frick Center, Cafeteria, 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of the Chaplain

Thursday, December 1
Health Fair
Frick Center, Alexander Room, 6:00–11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Wellness Center

Friday, December 2
Lessons & Carols
Hammerschmidt Chapel, 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of the Chaplain

Friday, December 9
The Big Queer Gathering
Frick Center, Founders Lounge, 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: QSA

Tuesday, December 13
Candlelight Breakfast
Frick Center, Cafeteria, 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Residence Life

For more information, please go to Student Activities (Frick Center) or contact Michelle DeFranco at defrancom@elmhurst.edu.

Events Sponsored By:
Athletic Department
Center for the Health Professions
Center for Professional Excellence
Chaplain's Office
Fraternity/Sorority Life
Intercultural Student Affairs
Kathy Sexton-Radek
Student Activities
Student Government Association
Student Success & Retention
Union Board
Wellness Center

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