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Introduction

Week of Welcome is a week-long event that combines academic, educational, developmental, and social programming to provide a solid foundation for new and returning students. The programming will focus on helping students meet basic needs on campus, make connections with fellow students, faculty, and staff, prepare for the academic year, establish their social identify, and transition into life on campus.

Goals

Week of Welcome is an event administered by New Student Programs. This program was designed to:

  • Develop relationships between students and the university, colleges and departments, peers, staff, and the community.
  • Lay the foundation for scholastic and civic engagement throughout college.
  • Promote positive attitudes and stimulating and environment for learning.
  • Provide healthy, active, and engaging events for students as they adjust to college life in Pullman.

Event Overview

This year, Week of Welcome will be August 16 through 20. The schedule snapshot below is a general overview of the programming offered; a larger view of the snapshot appears when clicked.  For more complete information, please refer to the Calendar tab of the WOW website.  Any questions about the WOW schedule can be sent to Sara VanSteenbergen, Assistant Director of New Student Programs at sara.vansteenbergen@wsu.edu.