UAA Campus Kick-Off & Welcome Week

2016 UAA Campus Kick-Off Information

Saturday, August 27, 2016
5:00pm - 2:00am (August 28)
Free for Everyone

UAA Campus Kick-Off welcomes new and returning students to campus to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year. Campus Kick-Off facilitates students' connection with each other and the UAA community through festive and interactive entertainment, information, and social experience.
UAA Welcome Week will continue with events during the first few weeks of fall semester.

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    • 3:00pm Booth set-up 
      Check-in for booths begins
    • 4:30pm Shuttles Begin
      Shuttles begin
      Campus Kick-Off after Convocation in the Wendy Williamson to/from Gorsuch Commons (Res. Life) to Rasmuson Hall. 4:30pm - Booths set up and ready to go!
    • 5:00pm Kick-Off Festival Begins
      Campus Kick-Off Festival begins

      Enjoy live music, get your butt sketched, and roam the Cuddy Quad connecting with old friends and making some new ones! There will be booths from UAA Clubs and Departments as well as booths from local businesses like Bosco's and Kaladi Brothers! This is the best place to get a feel for the community of UAA and become a part of something awesome! The Festival has great energy and is a great way to meet new people!ASL InterpretersA.S.L. Interpreters provided
    • 5:00pm Live DJ on Stage
      Live performance DJ on main stage
    • 7:30pm Live Comedy Show
      Festival Ends

      Live Comedy Performance - to be announced (adult content for mature audiences only)

      Wendy Williamson Auditorium after the Campus Kick-Off Festival.
      This show is open to UAA students, staff, faculty only and, if space allows, one guest. Must have valid UAA ID and be taking 3 or more credits on the Anchorage campus. Presented by UAA Concert Board.  For Mature Audiences only.

    •  9:30pm Walk-In Movie
       Walk-In Movie begins
      This year's Campus Kick-Off Walk-in Movie | to be announced
      Student Activities will provide free hot dogs and drinks while you chill on the lawn outside of the Rasmuson Hall!CLOSE CAPTIONED
    • 11:45pm Shuttle begins to Fred Meyer 
      Shuttles begin 11:45pm for Fred Meyer Night to/from Commons
    • 11:59pm College Night at Fred Meyer
      FredMeyers Night | Kick OffOpen from 11:59pm to 2am just for UAA students, the Northern Lights Fred Meyer will have huge sales, prizes, and free food to get you ready for your semester.  There will be shuttles provided to and from UAA's campus and Residence Halls.
    • 2:30am Last Shuttle from Fred Meyer
      Last shuttle ending at 2:30am from Fred Meyer back to Commons (Res. Life)