Events for New Students

As the beginning of the school year approaches, be on the lookout for invitations to the annual Science Picnic, the IUPUI Regatta as well as a variety of events associated with the IUPUI Weeks of Welcome—designed to assist first year, transfer and returning students in making new friends and getting involved in campus life.

Make your way to the many informative, fun, and interesting activities planned each day. There's something for everyone!

Weeks of Welcome - RecFest

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 3:00am - 5:00am
Enjoy RecFest by trying out group fitness classes, competing in friendly competitions, engaging with other health and wellness partners, and learning about resources that can help you stay active!

Weeks of Welcome - IUPUI Women's Soccer Game vs. Marshall

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 6:00pm
Sit in the student section and show your Jaguar pride with JagRage. Free pizza to the first 100 students.

Weeks of Welcome - Field Day

Saturday, 29 August 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Form a team for some friendly competition and join us for the Inagural IUPUI Field Day! Prizes awarded for the top 3 teams. Games will include field day classics and trivia. Don't miss out on the fun! Register online at wow.iupui.edu.

Weeks of Welcome - Midnight Madness at Target

Sunday, 30 August 2015 - 10:00pm - Monday, 31 August 2015 - 12:00am
Get ready to shop. The Super Target in Southport is exclusively opening their store for the IUPUI community during midnight madness. Stock up on back to school essentials with specials deals and promotions.

Weeks of Welcome - Involvement Expo

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Discover the many ways to get involved at IUPUI and in the Indianapolis community by checking out the registered student groups and non-profit organizations at this event happening over two days.

Weeks of Welcome - 38th Annual Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Enjoy ice cream with help from our Distinguished Dippers. Music and ice cream, just what you need on a Tuesday afternoon!

Weeks of Welcome - IUPUI Men's Soccer vs. Butler

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 7:30pm
Support the Men’s Soccer team as they host cross-town rival Butler University. Free Jag Spirit giveaway to for students. Students get in free with JagTag.

Weeks of Welcome - Involvement Expo

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Discover the many ways to get involved at IUPUI and in the Indianapolis community by checking out the registered student groups and non-profit organizations at this event happening over two days.

Weeks of Welcome - IUPUI Women's Volleyball Game vs. Ball State

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 7:00pm
Support the three time defending conference champion as they open their season with in-state rival Ball State. Student tickets are free and free Jag Spirit giveaway item to students while supplies last.

Weeks of Welcome - Multicultural Greek 101

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 7:00pm
Come learn about cultural fraternities and sororities at IUPUI. This panel discussion will feature members from each of the nine culturally based fraternities and sororities, with an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and find out how to get involved.

Weeks of Welcome - Campus Center Open House

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Visit “The Heart of Campus” and see what the Campus Center has to offer. All offices will be open and ready for your questions. The event will feature free giveaways, snacks, live music, photobooth and more throughout the building.

Weeks of Welcome - Meet and Greek

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Find out which of IUPUI’s 20 fraternities or sororities best suits you!  Learn how brotherhood and sisterhood can make an impact on your college career.

Weeks of Welcome - Student Governance Fair

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Help support the student voice on campus. Come and hear about the work USG and GPSG are doing for students and ways to get involved with student government and school councils.

Weeks of Welcome - SAPB Movie in the Courtyard: Avengers-Age of Ultron

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 9:00pm
Grab those blankets and your lawn chairs as you enjoy an evening under the stars. We will be showing Avengers-Age of Ultron in the Courtyard and serving free popcorn. Rain location: Campus Center Theater

Weeks of Welcome - IUPUI Goes to Town - Indianapolis Indians Game

Friday, 4 September 2015 - 7:15pm
Enjoy a night out in the city at Victory Field as your hometown Indianapolis Indians take on the Toledo Mud Hens. Visit our webpage at http://go.iu.edu/wpC or find us on Facebook at SAPB@IUPUI to learn how to purchase discounted tickets.

Weeks of Welcome - Indy Sculpture Photo Op

Sunday, 6 September 2015 - Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Now that you’re an IUPUI student, put the “I” in Indy. Find the Visit Indy sculpture on campus and snap a picture. After snapping your picture use #IUPUIndy when posting on social media.

Weeks of Welcome - Diversity Performance 'The Meeting' 1:00 pm Show

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - 1:00pm
This dynamic  performance depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After the show, interact with the performers during the post-show discussion about the subject matter.  Free to all IUPUI students, staff, and faculty.

Weeks of Welcome - Diversity Performance 'The Meeting' 7:00 pm Show

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - 7:00pm
This dynamic  performance depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After the show, interact with the performers during the post-show discussion about the subject matter.  Free to all IUPUI students, staff, and faculty.

Weeks of Welcome - iServe Community Service

Saturday, 12 September 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Learn about campus and the Indianapolis community while joining in IUPUI’s tradition of service.  Connect with fellow Jaguars as we volunteer together and serve our community. 

Science Welcome Picnic

Friday, 18 September 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
It's a tradition! Meet your classmates and professors in a casual atmosphere while enjoying great food. Learn about student clubs, undergraduate research, and other ways to get involvedLearn about student clubs, undergraduate research, and other ways to get involvedTest your skills with a fast-paced game of operationFrisbee - CornholeBounce HouseWin prizesPLUS join the science parade @11:15am...