Week of Welcome


Week of Welcome has awesome ways for new and returning students to learn about campus life, get involved, and have fun!

Friday, August 18

Ask a Card
8 am - 1 pm · Library Breezeway & Setzer Student Center
We're back again to help get you on the right track!

Red & White Fan Fest and LU Soccer vs. Abilene Christian
6 pm · Cardinal Soccer Complex
Come out and support your reigning Southland champs, the LU Soccer Team! Free admission with your LU ID.

Foam Party
Cancelled due to city water restrictions.

Saturday, August 19

Silent Disco
9 pm - 12 am · Setzer Student Center
An electrifying and immersive dance event where participants don wireless headphones, generating a one-of-a-kind and lively, yet silent atmosphere. Sway and groove to the rhythm - you have the freedom to select your audio experience by tuning into your favorite live DJ's music channel!

Monday, August 21

Fresh Feathers
9-11:30 am · Bayou North 124, Setzer Student Center
Meet with the team that helps transfer students have a seamless transition into becoming a Cardinal! Find out about available resources and have some muffins on us!

Panhellenic Recruitment Interest Meeting
5-6 pm · Neches 120, Setzer Student Center
Join Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, and Zeta Tau Alpha to learn about the Panhellenic formal recruitment process. Go Greek and find your home at one of these sororities!

Casino Night
6-9 pm · Setzer Student Center
Try your luck in some of the most popular casino games for your chance to win awesome prizes! Don’t know how to play? No problem, we’ll show you! We’ll have blackjack, Texas hold’em, roulette, and more!

Tuesday, August 22

Fresh Feathers
9-11:30 am · Bayou North 124, Setzer Student Center
We're back for another round of helping transfer students start the year right at LU!

Joyful - You Belong Here!
11 am - 2 pm · Brooks-Shivers Dining Hall
Come enjoy a special menu during lunch. We'll have prizes and giveaways, and the LU Nutrition and Dietetics Association will be handing out special treats. Bring your friends or make new ones here!

Aquatics Glow Party
5-7 pm · Indoor Pool, HHPC Bldg. A
Head over to the Indoor Pool for a night full of music and a pool full of glowsticks!

Wednesday, August 23

Monsters at Work
10 am - 1 pm · Suite 102, Galloway Bldg.
Come meet your Career Services Team, take a picture, and fill out your Handshake profile to stay up-to-date with career opportunities and upcoming events. Popcorn, snacks, and drinks will be provided for students who confirm their profile. The first 100 students receive a free t-shirt!

Speed Friending
4-6 pm · Cypress 125, Setzer Student Center
Join Student Health Education and let the Healthy Cards and Orientation Leaders help ease your nerves away about making new friends on campus! You might even walk away with a new friend or two!

NPHC Hump Day
7-9 pm · Dining Hall Lawn
Join the National Pan-Hellenic Council for our first hump day of the year. NPHC hosts Hump Day to showcase our sororities’ and fraternities’ tradition of strolling. Come out and meet the organizations and people of NPHC at LU!

Thursday, August 24

Meet the Greeks
12-2 pm · Setzer Student Center
Come meet all the chapters that make up the Greek life community and see what makes each of them unique!

Interfraternity Council Interest Meeting
5-6 pm · Neches 120, Setzer Student Center
Join Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Nu, and Sigma Phi Delta to learn about each fraternity and find out what recruitment events they have planned!

Karaoke Night
7-9 pm · Live Oak Ballroom, Setzer Student Center
Join us for an evening filled with music, laughter, and unforgettable performances. Whether you're seasoned pro or a first-time performer, our diverse song selection and lively atmosphere guarantee a night of pure entertainment. Don't miss your chance to shine!

Friday, August 25

Campus Resource Fair
10 am - 3 pm · Setzer Student Center
Engage and network with departments across campus. Plan collaborations. Discover academic support, resources and more!

Late Night at the Set
9 pm - 12 am · Setzer Student Center
Get your neon on and get ready for an enchanting glow-night experience filled with electrifying entertainment. Groove under mesmerizing neon lights while engaging in thrilling rounds of light-up mini-golf, table tennis, foosball, air hockey, cornhole, and more.

Saturday, August 26

First Year Games
1-4 pm  · Rec Center
Sport your team color and wear comfortable shoes as you gear up to compete in obstacle courses, large group activities, and other sports games to earn points for your team! The more points you earn, the closer your team will be to becoming this year’s WOW champions!

Thanks to all our LU Cardinals for participating in Week of Welcome 2022!