Fall 2022 Semester First Week

Published: September 13, 2022

UW-Parkside is thrilled to welcome back all of our students for the Fall 2022 Semester. Week one was a whirlwind of fun, enthusiasm, and excitement. Relive some of the highlights of week one by viewing our photo galleries.


First Week Slideshow:



Move-inMove-In | Various Residence Halls

We welcomed Residential Rangers to their new or returning home! We are excited to have you living with us in the residence halls. More information can be found on the housing website.

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New Student ConvocationNew Student Convocation | De Simone Arena, Sports & Activity Center

New Rangers assemble! Students joined us as we officially kicked off the academic year! They received a coupon for a freebie from the Parkside Athletics Open House later that night!

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Chancellor's PicnicChancellor’s Picnic | The Commons, Wyllie Hall

Students met Chancellor Debbie Ford and enjoyed some FREE food before heading to the afternoon activities!

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Walk your ScheduleWalk Your Schedule | Molinaro Bridge

Need help finding your classrooms? Our Orientation Leaders walked students schedule with them!





ask me tablesAsk Me tables | Various locations

Have a question about where your class is located? Visit an Ask Me table and a staff member can answer any questions you may have. Ask Me tables are located at the entrances of Rita Tallent Picken Hall, The Student Center, and the D1 and L1 levels of Molinaro Hall.

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Involvement FairInvolvement Fair | Student Center Plaza

Students came out to the Student Center Plaza on the first day of classes for an opportunity to meet student organizations/clubs and learn how to get involved on campus. Free snow cones, treats, and lots of energy!

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Employment FairOn-Campus Employment Fair | Upper Main Place, Wyllie Hall

Searching for an on-campus job? Students joined us at the On-Campus Student Employment Fair! Various departments were available to speak to students regarding the available positions in their offices. Thank you to everyone who stopped by!

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sweet treatTake a Break with a Sweet Treat | Molinaro Bridge

Students visited us on the bridge and enjoyed some ice cream served by the Chancellor and her cabinet! This was a chance to meet University administration and tell them about YOUR Parkside experience.

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Back Yard BashBack Yard Bash | Student Center Terrace

Students joined us for some fun at our Back Yard Bash! This exciting Parkside Tradition was packed with non-stop activities which include a DJ/music, rock climbing wall, inflatable pugil pit, Bubble Soccer, tie-dye T-shirts, games, food and so much more.

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Coffee with CopsCoffee with the Cops | Book & Brew, University Library

Get to know the University Police Officers! Students, Faculty, and staff swung by and grabbed a complimentary coffee and donut.

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Tacos with TutorsTacos with the Tutors | The Commons, Wyllie Hall

FREE TACOS! Students joined us for some free food and meet the student tutors who are available throughout the semester to help you with your academic success!

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More first week galleries:

Jockey Partnership Announcement  Fall 2022 Convocation  Fall 2022 Playfair  Fall 2022 Scholarship Awards Celebration

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