Welcome Week


Welcome Week at USCB

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Bluffton Campus:

  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Sharkapalooza; 10am - 2pm | CC Lawn
One of the great traditions at USCB is the kickoff of the University's Week of Welcome (WOW), count on Sharkapalooza to be a memorable welcome-home event, featuring a student organization fair, giveaways, food trucks and featuring the Part-Time Job Fair.

Sponsored by the Offices of Student Life and Career Services

 

Low Country Boil at 4:30pm | CC Lawn
Experience the taste of the low country!

Sponsored by the Office of New Student and Transition Programs & Dining Services

 

ThinkFast at 7:30pm | Sand Shark Recreation Center
A highly entertaining trivia-based game show that pokes the competitive spirit of its participants!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

  • Thursday, August 19, 2021

Welcome Back Photobooth; 12pm – 1pm | Campus Center Plaza
Join SGA to take commemorative photos as fall classes commence.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association 

 

Laser Tag; 7pm – 10pm | Sand Shark Recreation Center
Play the high-tech form of hide-and-go-seek and tag using a futuristic phaser to tag opponents with a visible, laser light beam and score points to win the game!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board 

 

  • Friday, August 20, 2021

Welcome Back Day Social; 2pm – 5pm | Campus Center 105
Connect with other members of the campus community, both old and new, in a fun, social environment.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association

 

Casino Night; 8pm – 11pm | Campus Center 105
Experience the fun and excitement of playing in a real casino as Student Life & SSAB brings Casino Night to campus!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

 

  • Saturday, August 21, 2021

Welcome to Greece Cookout; 11am - 4pm | Campus Center Lawn
The two Greek councils, NPC & NPHC, are welcoming all USCB students for a cookout. Games will be played, food will be served and more.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Division of Fraternity & Sorority Life

 

Kicking It With The Greeks at 4:30pm | Sand Shark Recreation Center Field
The event consists of a kickball game involving teams made up of Greeks and other students.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, the Division of Fraternity & Sorority Life & Campus Recreations

 

Wet & Wild Foam-A-Palooza; 9pm – 12am | Campus Center Lawn
Play, dance, and party in several feet of bubbly suds!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

 

  • Sunday, August 22, 2021

Meet The Greeks: Sunday Brunch at 2pm | Campus Center 105
We welcome you to meet the active members from our Greeks chapters and learn about their values/missions, the recruitment processes and timelines of joining in each semester, and how to become a member!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, the Division of Fraternity & Sorority Life & Dining Services

 

  • Monday, August 23, 2021

Golf Cart School Trivia; 12pm - 2pm | Bluffton Campus
Members of SGA will travel around campus via golf carts stop students randomly and asking them trivia question about USCB for prizes.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association

 

Music Monday at Lunch & Dinner | Campus Center Café
Hear live acoustic music this and every Monday in the Café.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Health, Body & Mind; 12pm - 3pm| Campus Center Lawn
Your body and mind work together and affect your overall health, and you can take steps with one to impact the other. SGA & BMH will cover such topics as: stress management, healthy eating, exercise, and healthy sleep.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, the Student Government Association & Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation

 

Hypnotist David Anthony at 7:30pm | Campus Center 105
A comedy hypnosis show where audience members become the stars of the performance leaving everyone in tears from laughter.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

 

  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Career Closet Clothes Drive; 1pm - 3pm | Library Plaza
SGA, along with Career Services, will collect gently-used clothing, ranging from business casual to business professional attire, for the Career Closet, which provide a way for USCB students to obtain clothing for job hunting.

Sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Office of Career Services

 

Game Night at 8pm | Palmetto Village Courts
Have fun with Housing’s Game Night. Games include basketball, 4-square, cornhole, volleyball and knock out. Snack and refreshment provided during the event. 

Sponsored by the Office of Housing & Judicial Affairs

 

  • Thursday, August 26, 2021

Chef It Up; 12pm – 2pm | Campus Center Plaza
Choose from delicious food items presented by SGA which can be prepared in your own kitchen!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association

 

SSAB Election Speeches | Campus Center
Come listen to the candidates' speeches!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association

 

  • Friday, August 27, 2021

Spirit Hour; 12pm – 2pm | Campus Center Plaza
Spirit Hour provides a live DJ spinning records on Fridays from 12pm - 2pm. It is a great time to just take a break!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life 

 

Spin The Wheel; 2pm - 3pm | Campus Center Plaza
Spin the promo wheel for a chance at any one of various prizes.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association

 

Movie Night @ Cinemark Bluffton at 7:30pm | Off-Campus
Join us for a private screening for the movie Free Guy: A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game called Free City that will soon go offline.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

  

  • Saturday, August 28, 2021

Old Town Bluffton Scavenger Hunt at 2:30pm| Bluffton, SC
Come participate in our outdoor scavenger hunt and have a chance to win a prize

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

Welcome Week Events at USCB 2021

Beaufort Campus:

  • Thursday, August 19, 2021

Slow Flow Yoga; 9am - 10am | CFA 206
Slow Flow Yoga practice are improved over all strength, increased mobility for joints, increased muscle and core strength, improved balance and flexibility, increased lung capacity and amount of oxygen in the blood, and reduced stress. Runs from August 10-September 2 – Thursdays only.

Sponsored by the Office of Community Outreach

 

Sharkapalooza; 10am - 1pm | CFA Lawn
One of the great traditions at USCB is the kickoff of the University's Week of Welcome  (WOW), count on Sharkapalooza to be a memorable welcome-home event, featuring a  student organization fair, giveaways, food trucks and featuring the Part-Time Job Fair.

Sponsored by the Offices of Student Life and Career Services

 

Restorative Yoga; 4pm - 5pm | CFA 206
Restorative Yoga is a restful practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. Some benefits of a restorative yoga practice are increased relaxation, better sleep, improved well-being, better mood, reduced pain, and gentle on joints.

August 10 - Sept2 - T/Th

Sponsored by the Office of Community Outreach

 

Live After Five; 5pm - 7pm | Downtown Beaufort
Head down to the Bay Street and checkout the newest monthly Beaufort city event.  Stores will stay open late.  Grab some food and listen to music. 

Sponsored by Activate Beaufort

 

Glowcountry Mini Golf at 6pm | 46 Robert Small Pkwy
For the first fifteen students to sign up, go mini golfing on us.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

Music at Q on Bay; 6:30pm - 9:30pm | 822 Bay Street
Grab some BBQ, hang on the patio and listen to some music. A table will be reserved for those interested.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

  • Saturday, August 20, 2021

Dolphin Tour at 10am | Downtown Marina
For the first thirty students to sign-up, head out with Captain Henry and spot some dolphins!

Sponsored by the Beaufort Honors Program 

 

  • Sunday, August 21, 2021

Hwy 21 Drive-In at 8pm (Exact Time TBD) | 55 Parker Drive
For the first fifteen students, experience one of the best drive-ins in the country and  the only drive-in in the Lowcountry.  Catch a movie and have a fun night out before your first full week of classes.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life 

 

  • Monday, August 23, 2021

Lunch & Dinner Music Monday at lunch hours and dinner hours | Newcastle
Hear live acoustic music this and every Monday in Newcastle (blue awning across from housing).

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life 

 

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Restorative Yoga; 4pm - 5pm | CFA 206
Restorative Yoga is a restful practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. Some benefits of a restorative yoga practice are increased relaxation, better sleep, improved well-being, better mood, reduced pain and gentle on joints.  Runs from August 10 – Sept 2 – T/Th.

Sponsored by the Office of Community Outreach

 

Honors New Student Welcome at 6pm | Blackstone's Café, 205 Scott Street
For the first-year honors students, come spend time with your cohorts and faculty.  Get to know your new best friends and biggest supporters! 

Sponsored by Beaufort Honors Program

 

Late Night Trivia at 9pm | Newcastle
Take a study break and get some good swag! Show your useless knowledge!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Housing Event at 8pm | Housing Lawn (Beaufort)
Come hang out with your RAs!

Sponsored by the Office of Housing and Student Conduct

 

  • Thursday, August 26, 2021

Slow Flow Yoga; 9am - 10am | CFA 206
Slow Flow Yoga practice are improved over all strength, increased mobility for joints, increased muscle and core strength, improved balance and flexibility, increased lung capacity and amount of oxygen in the blood, and reduced stress. Runs from August 10-September 2 – Thursdays only.

Sponsored by the Office of Community Outreach

 

Restorative Yoga; 4pm - 5pm | CFA 206
Restorative Yoga is a restful practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. Some benefits of a restorative yoga practice are increased relaxation, better sleep, improved well-being, better mood, reduced pain, and gentle on joints.

August 10 - Sept2 - T/Th

Sponsored by the Office of Community Outreach

 

Meet and Greet Cookout with DPS at 6pm | Housing Lawn
Come down to the lawn and meet our wonderful DPS officers. We will be grilling and have games on the lawn!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Sand Sharks Activities Board

 

Grocery Bingo at 8pm | Newcastle
Bingo + Groceries = Fun Night
Come out and get some free food and play some rounds of Bingo!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

  • Saturday, August 28, 2021

History Carriage Tour at 9:30am | Waterfront Park Area (Beaufort)
For the first sixteen people, sign up and get a uniquely Beaufort experience and learn more about the history of your town.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

History Carriage Tour at 9:40am | Waterfront Park Area (Beaufort)
For the first sixteen people, sign up and get a uniquely Beaufort experience and learn more about the history of your town.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

 

Possible Secondary Dolphin Tour at 1pm | Downtown Marina
If the first tour is full, another thirty students can sign up to head out with Captain Henry and spot some dolphins!

Sponsored by the Beaufort Honors Program Sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DABAA2DAAFEC07-welcome 

 

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