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WOW - Week of Welcome

You don't want to miss WOW - Pacific's Week of Welcome! WOW is a great, fun-filled weekend where students can get to know other Pacific Tigers and staff. The 2018 WOW was fantastic, and there will be more fun in store for WOW 2019! WOW 2019 will be held Wednesday, August 21 - Sunday, September 1st! 

WOW 2019 Schedule: 

DUC = DeRosa University Center
*Mandatory Events for all new students
**Mandatory Events for those living on campus

Wednesday, August 21st:

  • **Welcome Community Meeting: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Nacho Average Commuter: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • While this is not mandatory, it is highly recommended for new students commuting to campus!
  • RHA Snow Cones: 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
  • Movie on the Lawn: Captain Marvel: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Thursday, August 22nd: 

  • Amazing Academic Resource Race: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • "Find your Class" Tours: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Doggies-Doing Good, Feeling Good: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • One Word Photoshoot: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • School Supply Giveaway: 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Career Services Drop-In Hours: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Safe Zone Training: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Tiger Tailgating Party: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Women's Soccer Game: 7:00 pm
  • Karaoke in the Lair: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, August 23rd: 

  • Color Run: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Free shirts and breakfast burritos!
  • One Word Photoshoot: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Shopping at Park West Place on Trinity Parkway: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Bus loading from Burns Tower
  • Movie: Captain Marvel in Janet Leigh Theatre: 12:00 pm 
  • Cowell Wellness Center Open House: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Scoops on the House at the Alumni House: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • RecFest/Greek Carnival at Baun Fitness Center/DUC Lawn: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday, August 24th:

  • *New Student Convocation in Faye Spanos Concert Hall: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Class Photo and Cake on Knoles Lawn: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Stockton Pride - Bus from Burn's Tower: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Endless Summer on DUC Lawn: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Beta BBQ: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • **Welcome Community Meeting: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Summer Blast in the DUC Lair: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Religious & Spiritual Life Game Night in Raymond Great: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Block Party in Fraternity Row: 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Sunday, August 25th:

  • Women's Soccer Game: 1:00 pm
  • Find Your Class Tours: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Newman Catholic Mass in Morris Chapel: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Pizza Reception in Sears Hall: After Mass

Monday, August 26th:

  • Bechtel Global Lounge Grand Opening: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Religious & Spiritual Life Kickback: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday, August 29th:

  • Fall Fest: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Super Smash Bros Tournament: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, August 30th - Sunday, September 1st:

  • Native American Pow Wow

Wow Promo

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact New Student and Family Programs at 209.946.7619 or email us at orientation@pacific.edu. Students and staff are available to answer your questions or refer you to the proper office to meet your needs.