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Spring 2016 WOW: January 11- January 17, 2016

2016 First Fifty Days Brochure- Spring

Welcome to USF!

Do you want to be familiar with USF traditions, involvement opportunities, and the campus before classes start? Do you want to meet

new friends and make lasting connections? Do you want to learn about resources to help you succeed? If you answered ‘yes’ to any

of those questions, then get ready… for USF Week of Welcome! Week of Welcome starts the first day of move in, in the fall semester,

and continues through the first week of classes. Get ready for an experience like you have never had before! Live the tradition,

join the stampede!

What is Week of Welcome?


Week of Welcome (WOW) is a campus-wide celebration that takes place each fall and spring semester. It's the perfect time for

students to experience some of the traditions and organizations that USF has to offer. Students who are looking to get engaged

and ready for the new school year should definitely not miss WOW! Students can use their WOW brochure as a specialized guide

to the beginning of the semester. WOW brochures are available in the NSC office, at the Information Desk in the Marshall Student

Center, on NSC's Facebook page, or online!

New Student Connections Signature Programs During WOW:

Week of Welcome hosts a schedule of signature coordinated programs and events that enhance the start of students'

USF adventure! During this time, students can participate in USF traditions, shared experiences, and different support

services as they transition into college. These are programs geared to help new students find their place on campus,

make friends, and start school on the right foot! Click here for a highlight of signature WOW events that every USF

Bull should be a part of and check out our WOW pictures and videos! Check out a recap of the Class of 2018 class photo here!

The WOW Brochure: A Guide to the Events
Brochure Archives

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Have you started to think about activities, events, and any other special promotions that you would like to offer during USF’s fall or spring Week of Welcome?

This program is an opportunity for your department, office, or student organization to introduce you to all USF students and gives your
staff or members an opportunity to interact with our new first-year and transfer students. In this section, you will find a checklist to guide
you through the event sponsor process.

*The deadline for Spring 2016 event submissions have passed. Please follow the NSC BullSync page to be notified for summer and fall event submissions.

Forms and Procedures
o Pre-Approved Foods and Vendors
o Student Organization Waivers: recommended if your event will have physical activity.
o Catering & Food Service
o Physical Plant Event Form
o Space Impact Form

Marketing Your Event: The majority of the marketing tools are free to submit for widespread distribution in which your

message will reach thousands of students! Although there is much more, the Note-a-Bull Newsletter and Marshall Student
Center full color LCD screens are two instrumental marketing methods that are available to participating groups.
For additional marketing tools and how to submit your information for distribution, Click here!

Creating Your Event: USF is committed to accessibility. For guides on accessibility see the accommodations policy document.
Student with Disabilities Services (813-974-4309)

Sponsoring Week of Welcome and New Student Connections
One of the easiest ways to get your company name publicized during USF’s Week of Welcome is to donate items to be given away
via our “prize patrol," or by submitting a monetary donation. To learn more about sponsorship levels and qualifications, please contact Michelle Robinson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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