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UNCW events are open and accessible to all students, but if you need additional
accommodation please contact the sponsoring office prior to the event.

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UNCWelcome 2014


Click on the image above to see the full listing of events for

UNCWelcome! (PDF)


If you need assistance reading this booklet, please contact the CAIC

office at 910-962-3553.

Here are a few highlights from this year's UNCWelcome program!

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UNCW Police Bike Registration

Did you know that bike theft is one of the most prevalent crimes at


Help stop bike theft and improve the chances of recovering your bike

if it is stolen by registering your bike with UNCW Police. This is a

free service and is mandatory for all students who use a bike on


For more information, visit www.uncw.edu/police.


Wednesday, August 27

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Involvement Carnival


Thursday, August 28

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Randall Library

Brought to you by UNCW Police

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Involvement Carnival

Wednesday, August 27

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Campus Commons



The Involvement Carnival highlights student involvement

opportunities at UNCW and the Wilmington community. This year's

carnival will include over 300 UNCW departments and student

organizations, local businesses, religious organizations and

community service agencies-all ready with information about

getting involved in each of their unique endeavors.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get connected and get



The rain date for this event is Wednesday, Sept. 3 on the Campus Commons


Brought to you by the Campus Activities & Involvement Center

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Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 27

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Warwick Center


Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and

that more than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day? Please go to

www. redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code UNCW to schedule your

appointment to save a life. Walk-ins are welcome, but space is limited

and varies throughout the day. Please plan to commit two hours to donate


Brought to you by the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement

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College 101 Trivia Night

Thursday, August 28

6:00 p.m.

Hawk's Nest


Join UNCWeekends and CROSSROADS for the first Trivia Night of the

year! Bring your teams to test your knowledge of all things college, and you

could win T-shirts and other awesome prizes!

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80's Roller Skating Night

Thursday, August 28

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

FREE with a valid UNCW ID


Join us for a night of free roller skating right down the road from campus. Come dressed to impress in your best 1980s styles for a chance to win a UNCWeekends T-shirt. A WAVE Transit shuttle will run
free continuous loops between Graham-
Hewlett Halls and Jelly Beans to get you to the event. You must meet us there by 9 p.m. to skate for free with valid UNCW student ID.

Brought to you by UNCWeekends

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Women's Volleyball vs. Coastal Carolina

Friday, August 29

2:00 p.m.

Hanover Hall

FREE with UNCW student ID

Come watch UNCW's women's volleyball take on Coastal Carolina!

Support the Seahawks and sign up for Team Teal, UNCW’s fan-rewards

program. Team Teal is free to join and rewards you

with great giveaways for attending home Seahawk athletic events.

Brought to you by Athletics

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Stand Up Paddleboarding Trip

Friday, August 29

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Banks Channel

$18 Student  $20 Faculty/Staff  $25 Guests


Join Seahawk Adventures as we take a stand up paddleboarding  (SUP)

tour of Banks Channel (between Harbor Island and Wrightsville Beach).

After a short SUP lesson, we'll paddle by waterfront homes and sailboats

before enjoying a bit of peace and tranquility paddling through a salt

marsh. You don't need to have paddleboarded before, but should be able

to swim.

Cost includes transportation, SUP introduction, and paddleboard.

Participants must sign up in advance at the Seahawk Adventures Suite in

the Student Recreation Center.

Brought to you by Seahawk Adventures

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Friday, August 29

7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Lumina Theater

$2 with UNCW ID  $4 for Non-students

After being betrayed by the kingdom that she wishes to protect,

Maleficent grows vengeful and places a curse on the king's infant

daughter, Aurora, one that will make her fall into a deep sleep on

her 16th birthday. As Aurora grows older, though, Maleficent

realizes she may be the only one to bring peace to their land.


Tickets will be available in Sharky's Box Office next to Lumina Theater or

online at Etix.

Brought to you by ACE Films

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Bike to the Beach

Saturday, August 30

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

FREE for students but you need to sign up


Wrightsville Beach is a short bike ride away from campus, but getting

there safely on a bike can be tricky. Join Seahawk Adventures on a

free, group bike ride to the beach, and we'll show you a good route to

take while enjoying a leisurely ride to kick off the weekend. No

riding experience necessary but participants must provide their own

bicycle, water bottle, and helmet. FREE for students, but you need to

sign up in advance at the Seahawk Adventures Suite located in the

Student Recreation Center.

Brought to you by Seahawk Adventures

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

Saturday, August 30

7:00 p.m.

Lumina Theater

FREE for Everyone

Come early to enjoy some special desserts and enter our costume

contest for a chance to win a great prize!

In the fictional land of Zubrowka, a young immigrant named Zero is

hired as a lobby boy at the Grand Budapest Hotel, an old institution,

and becomes good friends with the head concierge, M. Gustave.

When an elderly guest who once frequented the hotel is murdered,

the two become embroiled in a plot involving inheritance,

Renaissance art, secret societies, and chocolate

Tickets will be available in Sharky's Box Office next to Lumina Theater or

online at Etix.

Brought to you by ACE Films

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Men's Soccer vs. UNCG

Monday, Sept. 1

7:00 p.m.

UNCW Soccer Stadium


Cheer on the men as they take on UNCG!

Brought to you by Athletics


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