Welcome Weeks

Highsmith Student Union serves as the coordinator for Weeks of Welcome every Fall semester and Welcome Back Week every Spring semester. In bringing all of the university’s major events together to welcome students back to campus, our Welcome Week activities are centered around the idea that every student belongs here, presenting a plethora of opportunities for students to get engaged in co-curricular learning along the away.

Welcome Back Week 2020 (January 12 – January 18)

  • Monday, January 13:

    • National Gluten Free Day
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Dining Services
      Brown Hall, 12PM – 1PM
  • Tuesday, January 14:

    • PEPAH’s Welcome Back Snacks
      Hosted by PEPAH
      Highsmith 1st Floor Atrium, 12PM – 1PM
    • ACE Presents: Make-Your-Own Mug Cake
      Hosted by Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE)
      Highsmith French Broad Lounge, 12PM – 2PM
    • Women’s Basketball vs. High Point
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Athletics
      Kimmel Arena, 6PM – 8PM
  • Wednesday, January 15:

    • Decorate Your Reusable Mug
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Dining Services
      Outside of Argo Tea, 9AM – 11:30AM
    • Make Your Own Overnight Oats
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Dining Services
      Brown Hall, 12PM – 1PM
    • DIY Poutine
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Dining Services
      Brown Hall, 4:30PM-8:30PM
  • Thursday, January 16:

    • Student Involvement, Resource, and Career Fair
      Hosted by Highsmith Student Union and Career Center
      Highsmith Blue Ridge Room, 11AM – 2PM
    • Bulldog & Bites
      Hosted by Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE)
      UNCA Main Quad, 12PM – 1PM
    • Men’s Basketball vs. High Point
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Athletics
      Kimmel Arena, 6PM – 8PM
    • ACE Presents: Open Mic Night
      Hosted by Asheville Campus Entertainment (ACE)
      Highsmith Grotto, 7PM – 9PM
  • Saturday, January 18:

    • Men’s Basketball vs Hampton
      Hosted by UNC Asheville Athletics
      Kimmel Arena, 2PM – 4PM