- New freshmen and incoming transfer students move into the Residence halls on August 29th, a day ahead of other students.
- On Friday, August 30th, students will meet in small groups with faculty/staff and an upperclass mentor. Most students will meet with their freshman year experience instructor and begin to learn about the academic side of UW-Eau Claire. You will learn about the many support services available at the university while having lunch on the mall. And in the afternoon you will meet with faculty in the department of your major (undeclared students will meet with their advisers). You will also have an opportunity to find your classrooms before the start of classes. Phase II will conclude with a picnic on lower campus and convocation.
- Friday night begins CUBEfest (Creating the Ultimate Blugold Experience), many days of fun coordinated by Housing and Residential Life in conjunction with many offices across campus. CUBEfest, which includes entertainers, dances, movies and much more, is open to ALL students.
||Pick up lunch in lobby of your small group meeting (listed on the bright green sheet you will receive soon)
|11:00a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
||Meet in small groups with staff member and student mentor. You will eat lunch during this small group meeting.
|1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
||Advising meeting with department of major or undeclared advisers
|2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
||Find your classrooms (Mentors will be at each building to help you) and attend the Student Services Fair
|6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
||Picnic and entertainment followed by speaker Dr. Joe Martin
||Outdoor Movie - Fast and Furious 6
CUBEfest, days of socializing and fun, is open to all students, but its activities are especially designeds to help integrate new freshmen and transfers into the UW-Eau Claire community. It is coordinated by Housing and Residence Life with valuable support from University Activities and Programs, University Activities Commission, University Recreation, New Student Orientation and Student Health Service.
CUBEfest begins Friday, August 30th and wraps up on Friday, September 6th with UW Meets EC
(tours of Eau Claire's downtown)and a concert in Owen Park.