WOW Be here. August 16-24 A week long event filled with opportunities to become a part of campus, get involved, meet other Cougs, and have fun before classes start. Saturday, August 16Residence Hall Ice Cream Socials and Welcome Events Sunday, August 17Valley Road Block Party Monday, August 18Academic Success SessionsStudent Job FairCan I Kiss You?Rooftop Movie Night Tuesday, August 19Academic College Kickoff Events!Coug Connections Open House EventsCoug Class Picture!Coug Connections CarnivalCougar Shopping Blowout Wednesday, August 20wsYOU ConferenceThe Price is Right!Light Up the Night Thursday, August 21wsYOU ConferenceRooftop Concert featuring Tommy Simmons and Cody Beebe & the Crooks Friday, August 22University ConvocationAll Campus PicnicLentil Festival Live Music Green M&M Dance Saturday, August 23Lentil Festival Grand ParadeLentil Festival Live MusicCenter for Civic Engagement (CCE) Day of ServiceWelcome Back Up All Night Sunday, August 24Color Me Coug 5KCONEXIONHow to Make The A Game Strategies Work for You WorkshopsSRC Backyard Bash To view the complete WOW schedule visit guidebook.com/guide/21048/schedule/. Required Programs All incoming students are required to complete the following workshops and activites during the Week of Welcome. Students living in the residence halls will be assigned workshop times when they check into their residence hall. All other students need to sign up on their own using the links below. Student who do not complete these sessions will have a hold placed on their account preventing them from registering for classes for future semesters. Booze, Sex, and Reality Checks Two requirements for incoming First Year and Transfer students (under the age of 21) during WOW: In person Booze, Sex, & Reality Checks workshop Personalized feedback survey on alcohol use (E-CHUG) Visit adcaps.wsu.edu/realitychecks for more information. Green Dot Workshop All incoming freshman and transfer students (post-baccalaureates, part-time, and non-degree seeking students excluded) are required to attend this mandatory workshop. Green Dot is a research-informed, theory-driven violence prevention curriculum designed to enhance bystander skills around recognizing gender-based violence (partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking) and intervening in potentially dangerous situations. The Green Dot workshop during Week of Welcome will introduce the basic elements of the program – recognizing and responding to situations that could be high risk for violence. Visit hws.wsu.edu/WOWgreendot for more information.