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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

2011 Fall Welcome

TODAY

Davis Collegiate Panhellenic Association Fall Sorority Recruitment

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Freeborn Hall/Memorial Union

Fall formal sorority recruitment for the eight largest sororities at UC Davis began on Monday and continues until Saturday. Learn more about greek life and meet other women going through recruitment.

LGBT Resource Center Queer Welcome

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

University House Annex

The fifth annual Queer Welcome features networking opportunities, resources, delicious refreshments and provides attendees the ability to get connected to the campus community.

Shields Library Tour

Noon to 1 p.m.

Shields Library Lobby

Activate library cards, find the best places to study and discover where to go for research help today and Friday. Tour highlights include the Reference Desk for research, the Reserve Desk for textbook check out, the 24 Hour Study Room and Group Study spaces.

Transfer, Reentry and Veterans Fall Welcome

4 to 6 p.m.

ARC Ballroom

Meet other transfer students, meet the TRV Peer Advisors and become more familiarized with the resources UC Davis offers you. Come on down and bring a friend.

Women’s Resources and Research Center Fall Welcome

4 to 6 p.m.

First floor, North Hall

Learn more about the Women’s Resources and Research Center and what it can offer you this year.

Israel Night at Hillel

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Hillel House, 340 A Street

Davis might be 7,000 miles from Tel Aviv, but that doesn’t mean students can’t get a taste of Israel right here. Unwind from a day of class with some Israeli food, music, hookah and more. Get to know about Israel groups on campus and Hillel, Taglit- Birthright Israel, and MASA Israel programs.

Newman Catholic Student Community Welcome Mass

7 to 8 p.m.

1001 Giedt

Enjoy a festive Mass of Welcome on campus. Refreshments to follow Mass. Meet a Newmanite who will escort new students to Giedt Hall at the flag pole behind the Memorial Union at 6:45 p.m.

Davis Christian Fellowship Something in a Mug Night

7 to 9 p.m.

312 A Street

Grab a free mug and fill it up with an iced mocha, smoothie, ice cream and more. The Davis Christian Fellowship is a student community pursuing God and quality friendships. All are welcome.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship First Large Group Event

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

3 Kleiber

The InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a multi-ethnic inter-denominational group of people who desire to seek and know more about Jesus and how to respond to his love, grace and truth.

FRIDAY

Newman Catholic Student Community Ice Cream Social and Open House

5 to 6 p.m.

Newman Center, Fifth and C St.

Get to know what is available at the Newman Center, find new discoveries and have great fun. Meet members of the Catholic faculty, staff and the Student Council. Meet a Newmanite at the flag pole behind the Memorial Union at 4:45 p.m. who will escort students to the Newman Center.

The Buzz 2011

6 to 11 p.m.

Quad

Kick off the academic year with the largest annual welcome event at UC Davis, filling the entire Quad and ASUCD Coffee House. The Buzz features music, carnival booths, casino, inflatable games, hands-on crafts, giveaways, free and low-cost food, info booths, photos and more. It’s all free to UC Davis students.

Welcome Week Shabbat Services and Dinner

6 to 9 p.m.

Hillel House, 340 A St.

Nothing says “it’s Friday night” like some challah, Manischewitz and a delicious home-cooked dinner. Liberal and traditional services will begin at 6:30, followed by one of Hillel’s famous Shabbat dinners ($5), cooked by our very own student chefs. Send questions and RSVPs to Maiya at programs@hillelhouse.org.

SATURDAY

Davis Christian Fellowship Barbeque and Sports Day

1 to 4 p.m.

312 A St.

Before the work load gets too heavy, enjoy a day of BBQ and sports.

Twilight Tour of UC Davis

9 to 11 p.m.

Meet in front of Segundo Services Center

Discover the UC Davis campus by night.

– Compiled by Erin Migdol

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