Annual Signature Events

We know you’ve heard that an important part of your UofL experience is getting involved, and First Year Experience and our partners want to help make that easy for you to do. Welcome Week, Winter Welcome and Finals Countdown will help you start and end each semester on a good note. In addition to having a good time at these events, you can also count on meeting interesting new people and connecting to useful resources on campus—all of which will help make it a great first year at UofL.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for exclusive event updates.

FYE eventsWelcome Week 2022: August 18 - 21

Get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience! Welcome Week is an exciting five days of events and activities that help first year, transfer, and returning students get the fall semester started off right.

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SSC Success Series

What does it take to be successful in college? That question is answered both inside and outside the classroom, as you take advantage of the many resources and opportunities UofL has to offer. Find out how you can connect with other students, add to your student success toolbox, and possibly win some prizes along the way.

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Majors Fair 2022

Looking for a major? A minor? Want to switch majors? Then you're in the right spot. Attend the Majors Fair to meet faculty, advisors, and students from your area of interest and learn more about their programs and experiences. For more information, click the link below.

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Family Weekend 2022: Sept. 23 - 25

Family Weekend is full of tradition and excitement and is a wonderful time for parents and families to reconnect with their student, allow students to share favorite campus places and activities with their family, and meet other Cardinal families. There are exciting programs and events to explore and enjoy the vibrant Cardinal community.

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Winter Welcome 2023: Begins January 9

Winter Welcome is UofL’s way to welcome all new, transfer and returning students to campus for the start of the spring semester. Like Welcome Week in August, you can look to Winter Welcome to find a wide variety of opportunities to get connected on campus and have a great time even in those grey January days.

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The Finals Countdown

When the fall and spring semesters wind down, look for the Student Success Center and First Year Experience, Student Activities Board, the Office of Health Promotion and REACH to help get you geared up to ace your final exams.