Spring Weekend 2013
April 25-27, 2013
Spring Weekend 2013 celebrates three pillars that make up the spirit of UConn: learning, service, and care for the community. During Spring Weekend 2013 students will enjoy a broad range of events, engage in service to the UConn campus and community, and celebrate Husky pride.
Policies and Procedures
Spring Weekend 2013 is made possible by UConn students’ commitment to creating new, positive traditions while committing to the following parameters:
· NO GUESTS (non-UCONN students) are allowed in the residence halls or dining halls during Spring Weekend (Thursday, April 25-Saturday, April 27).
o UConn students can “swipe” other UConn students into the Dining Halls if both have UConn student ID’s.
· Spring Weekend events are open ONLY to UConn students; students will be required to present their student IDs and Spring Weekend wrist bands in order to enter any Spring Weekend event.
· Students, faculty, and staff are expected to respect and comply with all signs, barricades, and orders from UConn police and other security.
· No alcohol is allowed at any event
· Bags / backpacks may be checked at events
Students can pick up their wrist bands at the following times and locations:
· Wednesday, April 24th through Friday, April 26th in
o SU 307 from 10:00am-8:00pm (extended till 9pm on Friday),
o South Dining Hall from 4:30pm-7:00pm
o Northwest Dining Hall from 4:30pm-7:00pm
· Students must swipe their UConn ID in order to receive a wrist band.
Spring Weekend 2013 Calendar of Events
Thursday, April 25
Fresh Check Lecture, SU Theater and Lobby
4:00pm-5:30pm Pre-Program Relaxation, SU Lobby
Gong the Planet Vibrational Sound Massage
Tails of Joy Therapy Dogs
5:30pm Feature Presentation, SU Theater
Jordan Burnham – “Life After the Fall”
Jordan survived a nine story fall/suicide attempt and he is here to tell you about it.
7:00pm-9:00pm Coffeehouse Showcase Featuring Micah, SU Ballroom
9:00pm-11:00pm Outdoor Movie – Inception, SU Mall
Join us for a FREE outdoor showing of Inception, complete with movie snacks!
Friday, April 26
11:30am-4:00pm Beautify UConn, SU Mall
Beautify UConn is an on-campus service opportunity from 11:30-4 on 4/26. Sign up individually or as a group to help plant, clean up, mulch and more! Kick off starts at 11:30 at the Student Union Mall. Service groups will reconvene at the mall from 3:30-4. Sign up individually or as a group. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:00pm-6:00pm Student Appreciation Day, Fairfield Way
Undergraduate Student Government (USG)
Student Appreciation Day is held to show that USG appreciates the student body for their help with making UConn a better place. Also, this event is an excellent time for students to meet and talk with their senators in a fun, easy going atmosphere packed with giveaways and free food!
2:00pm-6:00pm Kits for a Cause, Fairfield Way
Stop by one of our 3 tables and create a kit for community members! Kits include:
Stuff-a-Husky: Huskies will be sent to children living in homeless shelters
Art Materials: Kits will be sent to after-school and children’s summer programs
Gardening Kit: Gardening kits will be sent to after-school and children’s summer programs
8:00pm-12:00am Food Truck Festival, Fairfield Way
Come on out to sample gourmet Food Trucks from all over New England. WHUS will be DJing, so come for the food and stay for the party!
8:00pm-12:00am Late Night Serves Up Fun, Student Union
9:00pm-11:30pm SUBOG Films – Inglorious Basterds, SU Theater
Saturday, April 27
9:00am-6:00pm OOzeball, Above North Residence Halls
(Registration is closed, but come watch the muddy fun!)
Student Alumni Association
12:00pm-4:00pm Fresh Check Day, SU Mall
This event honors all college students who feel the strain of a new environment, living situations, pressures, and the world of college life. It’s our saying: we care how you’re doing. Come celebrate the UConn community with interactive exhibits and expo booths, raffle prizes, chair massages, free food, giveaways, and music!
6:00pm-11:30pm WHUS & UCTV Spring Weekend Premiere, SU Mall
WHUS Radio and UCTV
The Spring Weekend Premiere is a combination showcase of UConn's most talented performers turning into a glow-in-the-dark dance party as the night moves on. With dancers, singers, DJs, giveaways, and activities, this show has something for everyone!
8:00pm-12:00am Late Night Cares About You, Student Union
8:00pm-11:00pm SUBOG Films – Django Unchained, SU Theater