Weeks of Welcome Marks Start of Spring Semester

Weeks of Welcome Marks Start of Spring Semester

There’s something for everyone during the College of Charleston’s Weeks of Welcome (WOW). Taking place through Feb. 21, 2020, WOW packs in nearly six weeks of events aimed at getting students involved on campus.

WOW, which is produced by the Office of Student Life, includes everything from game night events to seminars on campus safety to movie nights.

We’ve highlighted a few of the upcoming WOW activities here, but for a full listing of of WOW events, visit the Weeks of Welcome website.

Friday, Jan. 10
Back 2 School Bingo
9 to 11 p.m. | Stern Student Center Ballroom
Win prizes, make new friends, eat free food.

Saturday, Jan. 11
South Carolina Aquarium Trip
Noon to 3 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium
Explore aquatic and coastal life at the South Carolina Aquarium.
Sign up on https://cougarconnect.cofc.edu/

Saturday, Jan. 11
Spring Involvement Fair
Noon to 2 p.m. | Stern Student Center
Meet with over 200 student organizations and find ways to get involved!

Wednesday, Jan. 15
Valentines for Veterans
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Cougar Mall
Celebrate the first semester CofC is awarding transfer credit for military service by creating valentines for veterans.

Thursday, Jan. 16
Smooth Start: Beginning a New Semester
6 p.m. | Stern Student Center Ballroom
Join Residence Life, Student Health Services and the Counseling Center for tips and tricks to enjoy a smooth start to the semester.

Friday, Jan. 17
CAB Lecture Series Featuring Karith Foster
7 p.m. | Stern Student Center, Room 205
Laugh your way to happiness while celebrating each other’s diversity.

Friday, Jan. 17
Game Night: Ultimate XBOX Production
9 p.m. to Midnight | Stern Student Center Ballroom
Enjoy a night of gaming with special effects lighting, four screens and 15 XBOX gaming systems.