Wolf Plaza at sunset

Tradition Starts Here.

Attend Pack Premiere and learn what it means to be a new student at UWG before classes start. Have fun, make friends, and get connected to campus to ensure a successful first year.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus at Pack Premiere.

Pack Premiere check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Grassy Triangle. We have a lot of exciting events planned and can't wait to showcase everything UWG offers.

For information on social distancing and staying safe during Pack Premiere and beyond, please visit the university's coronavirus student pages.

Wolf Connect

Schedule of Events

Saturday, AugUST 7, 2021

10:00am - 5:00pm Pack Premiere Check-In // Grassy Triangle

Check-in at the Grassy Triangle located across from the University Community Center (UCC)

11:00am - 2:00pm Lunch // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

5:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

7:30pm - 9:00pm Floor Meetings // Residence Halls

Students moving into their campus residence hall on Saturday will have a mandatory floor meeting in their residence hall with professional and student staff. This is the time to learn the in and outs about your floor.

9:00pm - 11:00pm Rock the Rec // Campus Center

Join UREC as a part of Pack Premiere for an evening of fun and games in the Campus Center. We will have a variety of activities like archery tag, basketball, bouldering, corn hole, dodgeball, KanJam, outdoor yard games, table games like billiards, ping pong, air hockey, etc. video games, esports, and much more!

SunDAY, AugUST 8, 2021

8:30am - 10:00am Breakfast // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

10:00am - 5:00pm Pack Premiere Check-In // Grassy Triangle

Check-in at the Grassy Triangle located across from the University Community Center (UCC)

11:00am - 2:00pm Lunch // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

5:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

7:30pm - 9:00pm Floor Meetings // Residence Halls

Students moving into their campus residence hall on Saturday will have a mandatory floor meeting in their residence hall with professional and student staff. This is the time to learn the in and outs about your floor.

9:00pm - 11:00pm Hypnotist // Coliseum

Watch as your fellow classmates, or maybe even you, become the star of this wild and hypnotic show. You can also view the livestream from any location you’d like!

11:00pm - 1:00am Late Night Breakfast & Live Band Karaoke // Z-6 Dining Hall

Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner?! Come connect with your Pack over some delicious breakfast food!

Become the lead singer in a real LIVE rock band. The crew with the instruments are YOUR backup band, and even sing backup vocals to make YOU the star!

Monday, August 9, 2021

8:30am - 10:00am Breakfast // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

9:​00am - 12:​00pm Vaccination Clinic // Campus Center Front Courts

UWG will be providing free COVID-19 Vaccinations, using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, at the Campus Center Front Courts on Monday August 9th and Tuesday August 10th between the hours of 9AM and Noon each day. No appointment necessary.

9:00am - 10:00am Yoga & Frios Pops // Grassy Area by Starbucks

Rise and shine! Start your day in the best way possible by moving around and stretching with some morning yoga. All fitness levels welcome. Cool off with free popsicles afterwards.

10:00am - 1:00pm Tie-Dye // Grassy Triangle

Stop by the Grassy Triangle to pick up your free UWG tie-dye shirt!

11:00am - 2:00pm Lunch // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

1:00pm - 3:00pm Department Resource Fair // Campus Center Front Gym

Meet our campus partners and enhance your engagement during your time at UWG!

1:00pm - 3:00pm On-Campus Employment Fair // Campus Center Ballroom

Need a job and want to work on campus? Come out and meet departments who are looking for students like you! Make sure you bring your resume, two forms of ID, and direct deposit information. Departments are looking to hire on the spot!

1:00pm - 3:00pm Classroom Tours // Grassy Triangle

Wanting to make sure you know where your classes are located? Student leaders will be available in the Grassy Triangle to help. Be sure to bring a printed or mobile copy of your class schedule to easily Navigate West!

4:00pm - 7:00pm Fraternity & Sorority Life Festival // Campus Center Front Gym / Patio

Interested in Fraternity and Sorority Life? Chapters are looking forward to sharing their experience with you. Come out for food trucks, axe throwing, and Build-A-Wolfies!

4:00pm - 7:00pm Target Takeover // Row Hall Bus Stop

Need a few last minute things before classes start? Campus shuttles will loop between campus and Target.

5:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

8:00pm - 10:00pm Battle of the Residence Halls // Coliseum

Come participate in Olympic-style games to win bragging rights for your residence hall! Commuter students are welcome to join the fun too!

10:00pm - 12:00am Glow Paint Party // Field 4  (Next to Hanger Gym)

Feel the adrenaline rush when the paint starts flying, get lost in the music and lights as you dance all night. The paint washes off, but you’ll never forget the night you had at Paint Glow!

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

8:30am - 10:00am Breakfast // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

9:​00am - 12:​00pm Vaccination Clinic // Campus Center Front Courts

UWG will be providing free COVID-19 Vaccinations, using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, at the Campus Center Front Courts on Monday August 9th and Tuesday August 10th between the hours of 9AM and Noon each day. No appointment necessary.

9:00am - 10:00am Morning Movement & Heavenly Bowls // Campus Center Back Patio

Start your morning off with some guided movement exercises that will help you take on the day and enjoy the yummy smoothie bowls brought to you by Heavenly Bowls.

10:00am - 2:00pm It’s All Academic // Various Locations

Learn more about your college, major, or meta-major, and meet some of the faculty and college administrators who will assist you in your journey West!

2:00pm - 4:00pm Classroom Tours // Grassy Triangle

Wanting to make sure you know where your classes are located? Student leaders will be available in the Grassy Triangle to help. Be sure to bring a printed or mobile copy of your class schedule to easily Navigate West!

2:00pm - 4:00pm Pallet Painting // Grassy Triangle

Grab a friend and meet us at the Grassy Triangle to recharge and express your creativity

3:00pm - 4:30pm Transfer Student Social // Momentum Center

Are you a transfer student? Join the Office of Academic Transition Programs for a social to learn more about transfer student services available to you at UWG! You’ll have the opportunity to connect with various departments, campus leadership, and other transfer students. Snacks and giveaways will be provided!

5:00pm - 6:00pm New Student Convocation // Coliseum

New Student Convocation is an event to officially welcome you into the new academic class at the University of West Georgia. Participate in the lighting of the Academic Flame, hear from campus leadership, and receive your official UWG keychain, a tradition truly like no other!

6:00pm - 7:00pm President’s Ice Cream Social // Coliseum

Join Dr. Brendan B. Kelly and First Lady Dr. Tressa Kelly at the President’s Ice Cream Social following New Student Convocation. Connect with your professors, campus administrators, and classmates while enjoying some ice cream. The Center for Academic Success will hand out planners to help you start your first semester on the right foot!

6:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner // East Commons / Z-6 Dining Hall

7:00pm - 10:00pm First Year Social // Campus Center Ballroom/Patio

Attend First Year Social to meet other first-year students and develop new friendships. This will also be an opportunity for students to ask about what to expect during their time here at UWG or anything else they may be wondering about.

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