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The goal of Bluprint for a Blugold is simple: to get you connected to campus and life here at UWEC, while also helping you navigate your new community.

Attend in-person events and complete the Bluprint for a Blugold online modules. Each week, we'll give away $10 bookstore gift cards to lucky winners who participated. At the end of the semester, for each event you attend in person or online you 'll be entered to win more prizes including Target gift cards, Scheels gift cards, free massages, and many more.
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Week 1 (Sept 2-5) : Welcome to UWEC

  • Fiesta del Blugold, CASE Quiz Table, Sunday, Aug. 31, 4 - 8pm
  • Library After Dark, Sept. 2, 7p-1am, McIntyre Library
  • BOB: Sept 3, 10am -2pm; Campus Mall
  • McPhee Fun Night, Sept. 3, 7-11pm, McPhee Center
  • Job Fair: Sept 4, 10am - 2pm; Dakota Ballroom, Davies Center
  • Packulty Party, Sept 4, 7-10pm, Lower Campus Mall
  • The CookOUT, Sept 4, 5-8pm, Towers Backyard
  • UW meets EC: Sept 5, 5-8pm, Pick up at Towers
  • Online module: Time Management
  • Online module: D2L 

Week 2 (Sept. 7-12): Connecting to Academic Life

  • Planner Party, Sept 7, 4-7pm, Lookout
  • Community Action Fair: Sept 10, 10am-2pm; Ojibwe Ballrom
  • Service-Learning Information Sessions; Sept 10, 10am - 1pm, (presentation every 30mn), Centennial Room, Davies Center
  • Online module: Service Learning
  • Online module: Library Resources 

Week 3 (Sept 15-19): Health and Wellness

  • Active Health and Wellness Fair, Sept. 17, 6-8pm, McPhee
  • Out of the Darkness, "Walk to Prevent Suicide". Sept. 20, 9am, Carson Park, Pine Pavilion
  • Online module: Mental Health
  • Online module: Alcohol Education

Week 4 (Sept. 22-26): "This Just Got Real"

  • HAZE, Sept. 22,  7pm, Woodland Theater, Davies Center
  • This Just Got Real Panel, Sept. 24, 12 - 1pm, Chancellors Room, Davies Center
  • Study Abroad Info session - Undeclared Students: Sept 25, 3:30-4:30
  • Student Success Center Open House; Sept. 26, 1-3pm, 2101 Centennial Hall
     Come check out the free services offered to you help you be successful! Free cookies!
  • Online module: Adjusting to College Life

Week 5 (Sept 29-Oct 3): Homecoming

  • Yell Like Hell Competition & Pep Rally; Oct. 1, 7:00pm; Zorn Arena
  • Varsity Night Live: Oct. 3, 7:30pm; Zorn Arena
  • Homecoming Game: Oct 4, 2:30pm, Carson Park

Week 6 (Oct. 6-10): Immerse Yourself

  • National Student Exchange Informational Meeting; Oct. 7, 11am; Menominee Room
  • Study Abroad Fair: Oct. 8, 2-5:30pm; Ojibwe Ballroom
  • Online module: Study Abroad      

Week 7 (Oct 13-17): Prepare for Midterms

  • Biggest Study Party Ever, Oct. 14, 7-11pm; Towers Commons
  • Navigating the Majors Fair: Oct. 17, 11am or 1pm; Ho-Chunk Room
  • Majors Fair: Oct. 17, 11am-2pm; Ojibwe Ballroom
  • Parent's Weekend: Oct 18-19
  • Online module: Study Skills
  • Online module: Technology Resources 

Week 8 (Oct 20-24): Explore your Possibilities for Majors and Careers

Week 9 (Oct 27-31):  Advising/Registration

  • Online module: Registration Workshop
  • Online module: Liberal Education 

Week 10 (Nov 3-7): "Still not feeling connected?"

  • International Folk Fair; Nov. 2, Davies Center
  • Free Sundaes on Monday; Nov. 3, 11:30-1:30, Student Orgs, Davies Center
  • Loop Fair: Nov 5
  • Online module: Student/Faculty Research

Week 11 (Nov 10-14): Money Talks

  • Online module: Financial Literacy

Week 12 (Nov 17-21): Celebrate Differences

  • National Student Exchange Program; Nov. 17, 5pm; Menominee Room

Week 13 (Nov 24-28):  Thanksgiving


Week 14 (Dec1-5): “So Finals Are Coming”

  • 5 days study plan: Dec 4, 12:30-1:30pm; Davies Center
  • Online module: Academic Integrity

Week 15 (Dec 8-12): “You made It” 

Week 16 (Dec 15-19): Finals Week


Career Services
EYP week
Oct 21-23


Study Abroad
Info Sessions
Undeclared Students
Oct. 22, 12-1pm


Online module:
Career Development






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