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New Student Programs

New Student Programs

Student Leadership and Activities sponsors a variety of new student programs during New Student Week, which is a week full of events geared specifically towards new students and contains everything from fun, energizing activities, to featured entertainment, to learning tips for academic success. There is something for everyone during this exciting week!


New Student Week 2016: September 18th-24th

New Student Week is a themed week (the theme for NSW 2016 is Life is a Highway: Next Exit WOU!) designed to provide students with opportunities to get to know their fellow classmates and the Western campus. There are a variety of educational sessions, that teach students about campus resources and activities, mandatory sessions, gearedĀ helping students make smart choices during college, and highlighted events, which include everything from the traditional signing of the new student walk to a variety show. For a full list of events check out the New Student Week Guide.

Highlighted Events Include:

  • The Dating Doctor
  • New Student Week Dance
  • Signing of the New Student Week Walk
  • WUC Premiere Night
  • Student Organizations & Activities Fair
  • Drive-In Movie & Horseracing
  • Variety Show
  • And much more!