Add in a little fun to the beginning of the school year by checking out some of the welcome events being hosted around campus. Here are a few highlights from the "Week of Welcome" event schedule that graduate students might particularly enjoy!
Women's Center: Discovery Days Ice Cream Social
Women's Center, First Floor of Student Resource Building
The Women’s Center invites you to stop by for free ice cream and other frozen treats while you check out all of the wonderful resources the space has to offer!
MultiCultural Center (MCC) Kickoff: La Misa Negra
MultiCultural Center Courtyard
Kick off with this year’s MCC event calendar with a free concert featuring La Misa Negra! La Misa Negra is a 9-piece band from Oakland, California that plays a unique blend of 1950's and 60's style cumbia and high energy Afro-Colombian dance music.
Swing and Ballroom Dance Club: Discovery Days Swing Dance
Robertson Gym, Room 2320 (upstairs)
This event is free for everyone! They will start with a basic swing dance lesson from 8-9 p.m., followed by the Swing Dance from 9-10 p.m. They will be providing DJ Swing Music for your dancing pleasure, and light refreshments for your eating pleasure. Everyone is invited, no dance partners are needed. “First timers” are especially welcome.
On-Campus Job & Internship Fair
Santa Rosa and De La Guerra Commons Lawn
The On-Campus Job and Internship Fair hosts a variety of on-campus departments who have part-time, work study, internship and research positions open throughout the year. Co-hosted by UCSB Career Services and Residential Life, this event is open to all students.
Fun Fitness Festival
UCSB Recreation Center
Show up in your best work out gear and learn about the various Intramurals, Sport Clubs, Adventure Programs, and fitness classes that the Recreation Department have to offer! There will also be performances by student groups, sponsor tables, fun games and prizes, music, and much more! See event flyer.
Into the Night Dance Party and Drag Show
Student Resource Building, Room 3112
Annual welcome (back) event for all UCSB students featuring music, food, and entertainment. Hosted by the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity. See event flyer.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26
Welcome Fair and Emergency Preparedness Event
Storke Community Center
Save the date for this event that's both fun and informative for all residents! Free lunch, giveaways, firetruck and patrol car for the kids, demonstrations for adults, and so much more!