Welcome Back Days 2020

Departments and Student Organizations click here to sign up for Welcome Back Days

Programming Note:

In keeping with State of New Mexico guidelines, with Welcome Back Days programs will be virtual. If you have questions or would like assistance signing up for any of these programs, please email Andrea Marquez at amhart@unm.edu

 

Tigerland Virtual Escape Room
Sponsored by: Nusenda Logo

Friday, August 14th / 7:00 pm / Get the Link!

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Mystery abounds at Bobby Majestic’s Amazing Tigerland. Money is missing, and everyone knows something about who took it. Can you find the culprit amongst this group of outcasts? Documentary filmmaker Steve Brinkman has film that shows who is the thief. But, he’s encrypted all of the video clips. Players work together to unlock all of the encrypted videos to discover this offender. 

Join the escape room with a team of 10 or come by yourself or with a few friends to be matched with a full team! Click here ahead of time to be sent the link.

Dion's Logo

The first 75 attendees who stay for the full program will be able to pick up a voucher for a free 1-topping pizza slice from the UNM Dion's location!

 

Class Crawl
Sunday, August 16th / 9:00 - 11:00 am / UNM Campus

Between the hours of 9:00 and 11:00 am, our staff will be stationed around campus to help you navigate your self-directed tour. In order to ensure that we are able to keep all participants and their families safe, you and your guest are required to wear a mask. Please come prepared with your own face covering. To limit crowd size, we ask that you register for a time slot and do not arrive any earlier or later than your assigned time. Please visit: https://classcrawl.unm.edu/face-to-face.html to sign up for a time slot.  Your safety and comfort is our utmost priority, so by signing up for a time slot, you will help us limit foot traffic and ensure that campus is safe with staggered arrivals for all participants.

Can't come to campus or prefer to have resources that you can access remotely on your own? We have compiled some useful tools which allow users to navigate campus either on your own, or from your computer. Visit: https://classcrawl.unm.edu/on-your-own.html to access a self-guided walking tour and customized plan using google maps. 

 

Departmental Information Day
Monday, August 17th / Students RSVP Here
Academic Departments: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm /Student Service Departments: 1:00pm-2:30pm

UNM Departments will be hosting their own Zoom session to welcome new and current students with resources and information about their programs. All UNM students are encouraged to attend these two sessions to see the wealth of resources UNM has to offer. The link to join will go live the day of. Students will be able to choose the departments they would like to speak with and can move between Zoom sessions to visit as many Departments as they would like. 

 

Safety, Health, Wellness & Recreation Day
Tuesday, August 18th

Keep your eye on the UNM Instagram for a day filled with resources and helpful tips presented by Student, Health, and Counseling and Recreational Services. 

7pm - Sung Beats - Virtual Beatboxer Performance
Sponsored by: Nusenda Logo

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Free for all students and interactive! Learn how to beatbox with beatbox champion SungBeats! He will provide an interactive workshop/lesson where you will learn the basics of beatboxing. To see a video of SungBeats in action, click here and here

Participants must have an @unm.edu email address to join. Click Here to get the link to join! 

Dion's Logo

The first 75 attendees who stay for the full program will be able to pick up a voucher for a free 1-topping pizza slice from the UNM Dion's location!

 

UNM Communities Day
Wednesday, August 19th / 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm /
 Students RSVP Here

UNM Communities Day highlights UNM's student resource centers and various student organizations around ethnicity, cultural exploration, and women. Resource Centers and student organizations will be hosting their own Zoom session to welcome new and current students with information about their programs and events. The link to join will go live the day of the event. Students will be able to choose the departments and organizations they would like to speak with and can move between Zoom sessions to visit as many resource centers and organizations as they would like. 

 

Student Organization Day
Thursday, August 20th / 2:00 pm - Info session begins /
 Students RSVP Here

Student Organizations, ASUNM/GPSA Groups, and Fraternity and Sororities will be hosting 30-minute Zoom sessions for students to attend, meet their members, and learn about their events and meetings. The link to join will go live the day of the event. Students will be able to choose the student organizations they would like to speak with and can move between Zoom sessions to visit as many groups as they would like. 

Student Org Day Schedule:

2:00 - 2:15 pm: Introduction to the Fair
2:15 - 2:45 pm - Academic/Departmental, GPSA & Graduate, Honorary, and Military Groups
2:45 - 3:15 pm - Ethnic/Cultural, Religious, and Service Groups
3:15 - 3:45 pm - Sports & Recreational, Political, and Special Interest Groups
3:45 - 4:15 pm - ASUNM Groups
4:15 - 4:45 pm - Greek Life - Fraternities and Sororities

 

7pm - Mentalist Sean Bott Virtual Performance
Sponsored by: Nusenda Logo

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Join Mentalist Sean Bott for a free mentalism show featuring mind reading, humor, and self-care. He will perform for 30 minutes and then do a 15 minute breakout session on self-care, empathy, and how to thrive in today’s climate.  To see a video of the crazy things Sean Bott can do, click here!

Participants must have an @unm.edu email address to join. Click Here to get the link to join! 

Dion's Logo

The first 75 attendees who stay for the full program will be able to pick up a voucher for a free 1-topping pizza slice from the UNM Dion's location!

 

Campus Employment Fair
Friday, August 21st / 10:00 am - 1:00 pm /Students RSVP Here

Looking for a campus job? Click on over to the Handshake Campus Job Fair! University departments will be hiring students for work-study and student employment positions.

University departments looking to sign up as an employer: click here to register!