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GB Week

Welcome Back, Phoenix!

Great beginnings start at UW-Green Bay.

GB Week brings you a number of events to welcome in the new school year! It is a time to enjoy campus activities, meet new people, and learn more about what UW-Green Bay has to offer.
Students gather at OrgSmorg, the annual student organization fair.

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Schedule of Events

Wednesday, September 7 - Tuesday, September 20

Wednesday, September 7

Time Activity Location
10 am – 1 pm Photo Booth and Popsicle Cart              
Celebrate the first day of classes with a commemorative photo and make sure to search for the popsicle cart traveling around campus for a tasty treat.
University Union & various campus locations
4-7 pm Indoor Rock Climbing
Experience the unique challenge of rock climbing right here on campus. All climbing equipment is provided, and no prior skills are required.
Kress Events Center
7-8 pm Running Lights Concert 
YouTube-famous band Running Lights is a pop trio from NYC. Enjoy their performance at this outdoor concert!
Phoenix Park
rain location: Phoenix Rooms
7:30 pm Mike + Bone Concert
Special blend of rap-comedy and inspiration by these Pawnee/Choctaw performing artists.
$13 Phlash Tix available at the Unversity Ticketing & Information Center
The Weidner
8:30 – 10 pm Target Night
Transportation available with buses leaving from Phoenix Park after the concert. Enjoy a night of music, prizes and 10% off your entire order with a valid UW-Green Bay student ID.
Target
1001 Cormier Rd.
Green Bay, WI

Thursday, September 8

Time Activity Location
10 am - 1 pm Pride Center Open House
Athletes, please join a kick off event in Kress Ally Lounge (across from the Basketball Court) lower level. Follow signs to enjoy snacks, drinks, games and FUN! Check out the semester schedule and how to get involved.
Kress Events Center Ally Lounge
3-5 pm Pride Center Open House
Everyone is invited to join us at the Pride Center! All LGBTQIA+ individuals and Allies are welcome for snacks, drinks, games and FUN! Check out the semester schedule and how to get involved while mingling.
Pride Center
3-5:30 pm Open Houses
Join the Wellness Center, Dean of Students, Student Accessibility Services, and GBOSS in their offices to learn about the services they offer. Refreshments will be provided in all offices.
Student Services
4-6 pm Tie Dye Craft
Grab a free white T-shirt (while supplies last) or bring your own and let your creativity shine with multiple color options and twisting techniques!
Phoenix Park
4-7 pm Indoor Rock Climbing
Experience the unique challenge of rock climbing right here on campus. All climbing equipment is provided, and no prior skills are required.
Kress Events Center

Friday, September 9

Time Activity Location
9 am Post 9/11 Memorial March
Join UWGB in honoring the memory of those lost in the 9/11 attacks with this 3-mile walk. Light refreshments provided.
Meet outside the Kress Events Center
Noon – 1 pm Chris Moreno Concert and Teddy Bear Stuffing
Listen to the soulful sounds of Chris and stuff a teddy bear for National Teddy Bear Day. While supplies last.
Campus Quad
6-8 pm Bowling @ Riviera Lanes
Transportation available with buses leaving from MAC Hall Circle at 5:45 pm. Free for UW-Green Bay students with a valid student ID.
2450 University Ave Green Bay, WI 54302
8-10 pm GB Jam Dance
A night of music, dancing and fun!
Phoenix Club

Saturday, September 10

Time Activity Location
9 am - 6 pm Diversity Volunteer Day Trip
Join the staff of the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) as they spend a day in Appleton. There will be time to enjoy the downtown farmer’s market, volunteer at The Building for Kids, watch amazing cultural dances and attend the Latino Fest.

Transportation provided from the Green Bay campus.
Please register in advance.
Appleton WI
11 am - 3 pm Shorewood Spectacular
Sign up for a sea kayaking opportunity on the UREC app and hang out in the newly renovated Shorewood Center while enjoying food, crafts, inflatables and more.
Due to Inclement Weather event is postponed to October 1
Shorewood Center
8 pm Outdoor Movie - Minions: The Rise of Gru
Join us for a movie under the stars!
Unfortunately due to weather the movie will be moved to the Kress Events Center, West Gym. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, the bleachers will be open. Snacks provided while they last.

Summary: In the heart of the 1970s, amidst a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making back-up from his loyal followers, the Minions. (Source: Universal Pictures)
Kress Events Center
West Gym

Sunday, September 11

Time Activity Location
7 am - 7 pm Outdoor Adventure Trip: Rock Climbing
Registration required
Explore Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula on this rock climbing adventure! Travel and climbing equipment provided.
Rock Dam, MI
11 am – 2 pm Bay Beach
Transportation available with buses available leaving from MAC Hall Circle starting at 10:30 am and on the half hour. 12 tickets provided per UW-Green Bay student with valid student ID. Due to Weather the event has been postponed until Sunday, September 18th 
Bay Beach Amusement Park
1-4 pm Indoor Rock Climbing
Experience the unique challenge of rock climbing right here on campus. All climbing equipment is provided, and no prior skills are required.
Kress Events Center
3:25 pm Packers vs. Vikings @ Minnesota
Join us for a watch party with food, drinks, and prizes as we watch the Green Bay Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings.
Phoenix Club
7-9 pm Community Center Takeover
Come join Housing and Residential Education at the Community Center (CC) for a fun night of games and snacks! Enjoy board games, yard games, snacks, and more! Open 24/7, the CC is your place to go for all things Housing!
Housing Community Center (CC)

Monday, September 12

Time Activity Location
3-5 pm Coffee, Cupcakes and Connections
Come and enjoy a sweet treat while making some new friends.
Student Engagement Center
7 pm Bingo
See the Phoenix Rooms transform into a real Bingo hall with game sheets, daubers and prizes.
Phoenix Rooms

Tuesday, September 13

Time Activity Location
10 am - 1 pm Community Fair
Check out local businesses as they showcase what they have to offer.
University Union Concourse
6 - 8:30 pm UREC Try It Night
Sample a wide variety of group fitness classes UREC has to offer this semester.
Kress Events Center
7 pm Positive Thinking Trivia
Celebrate Positive Thinking Day with trivia questions focused on mental health and positive vibes! Winners will receive self-care prizes.
Phoenix Club

Wednesday, September 14

Time Activity Location
9 am – Noon MESA Open House
Learn more about Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs' services and tour the student suite space. Students are invited to stop by and talk with the Multicultural Student Success Managers and Director of MESA.
MESA Suite
10 am - 2 pm and 4-6 pm Study Abroad Fair
Learn about all your options to study in different countries.
Phoenix Rooms B/C
4 – 7 pm OrgSmorg
Get involved on campus by joining a student organization! OrgSmorg, the student organization fair, is a chance to talk with student organization representatives and receive information on becoming a member.
Phoenix Park

Thursday, September 15

Time Activity Location
11 am - 2 pm Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff
Stop by to learn more about Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month and all the upcoming events. Takeaways provided.
Booth outside Common Grounds Coffeehouse
1-4 pm MESA Open House
Learn more about Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs' services and tour the student suite space. Students are invited to stop by and talk with the Multicultural Student Success Managers and Director of MESA.
MESA Suite
4 – 7 pm RAIN DATE: OrgSmorg
Get involved on campus by joining a student organization! OrgSmorg, the student organization fair, is a chance to talk with student organization representatives and receive information on becoming a member.
Phoenix Park
6-9 pm Get REC’D
Join University Recreation for laser tag, rock climbing, kayaks in the pool, and more! Take home a free t-shirt.
Kress Events Center

Friday, September 16

Time Activity Location
11 am UW-Green Bay Women's Volleyball vs. North Dakota
Get a free ticket at the box office with your UW-Green Bay student ID.
Kress Events Center
7 pm Krash the Kress
Watch the UW-Green Bay Women's Volleyball team take on Drake University. Come early to enjoy a tailgate party and stay for activities during halftime!
Kress Events Center
8-11 pm UWGB Nites
Join us for the first UWGB Nites of the semester! Enjoy free food (cheesy fries, fruit smoothies and ice cream) and participate in activities such as escape rooms, video games, crafts, karaoke, and much more! Free with your UW-Green Bay student ID.
University Union

Saturday, September 17

Time Activity Location
1 pm UW-Green Bay Women's Volleyball vs. SIUE
Get a free ticket at the box office with your UW-Green Bay student ID.
Kress Events Center
1 pm UWGB Men’s Soccer vs. Wright State
Get a free ticket at the box office with your UW-Green Bay student ID.
Aldo Santaga Stadium
2-5 pm Sandblast Tournament & Corn Roast
This event kicks off the 2022-23 UREC Intramurals program with an outdoor 6-on-6 co-rec sand volleyball tournament. A corn roast will accompany the event, all free of charge! Sign up here.
Phoenix Park
5 pm UWGB Women’s Volleyball vs. Western Illinois
Get a free ticket at the box office with your UW-Green Bay student ID.
Kress Events Center

Sunday, September 18

Time Activity Location
1 pm UWGB Women’s Soccer vs. Oakland
Get a free ticket at the box office with your UW-Green Bay student ID.
Aldo Santaga Stadium
3-6 pm Festival Foods Day
Join us for a chance to win prizes, get a goodie bag, coupon book and 5% off your entire order. The 5% discount is available all week, just show your UW-Green Bay student ID at checkout.
Festival Foods, University Ave
7:20 pm Packers vs. Bears @ Lambeau Field
Join us for a watch party with food, drinks, and prizes as we watch the Green Bay Packers take on the Chicago Bears.
Phoenix Club

Monday, September 19

Time Activity Location
9-11 am Veterans Services Open House
Employers will be on hand to speak with students and a light brunch will be served. All veterans and their dependents are invited to relax, eat and mingle.
Veterans Lounge
6-8 pm Fraternity and Sorority Intro Night
Meet members of UW-Green Bay's fraternity and sorority community. Learn about their experiences and receive information on how to get involved.
Phoenix Rooms

Tuesday, September 20

Time Activity Location
3-6 pm 5th Annual Volunteer Expo @ The Resch Expo
Transportation provided with buses leaving MAC Hall Circle at 4:30 p.m. and returning at 6:30 p.m. Learn about non-profit businesses in the Green Bay area and get information on how to volunteer.
840 Armed Forces Drive
Green Bay, WI

Location Key

Room Location
Climbing Wall Kress Events Center (KEC)
Group Fitness Center
MAC Mary Ann Cofrin Hall
MAC Hall Circle University Union
Credit Union Entrance
1965 Room University Union Main Level
Marketplace
Nicolet Room
Phoenix Bookstore
Phoenix Rooms
Alumni Room University Union Lower Level
Christie Theater
Green Bay Grill
​MESA
Phoenix Club
Pride Center
Student Engagement Center
Student Services Plaza University Union Bookstore Entrance
Accessibility Accommodations
If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact the Student Engagement Center at 920-465-2720