Note: only students enrolled in the Orientation 100 course have a personalized schedule.

If not enrolled, register here

Thursday, August 18, 2022 Thursday, August 18, 2022
Time
Location
Event
Section
Description
Time: 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Location: Residence Halls
Event: Residence Halls Move-In Dates - August 17 -18, 2022
Section: All
Description:

Residence Hall move-in dates are by appointment from Wednesday, August 17- Thursday, August 18. Yes, that's correct, you can move into the Residence Halls on August 17th and/or August 18th. Sign up for a move-in appointment on your housing portal. Check out the move-in page for more information at https://www.winona.edu/housing/moving.asp

If you have any questions, please contact Housing at 507-457-5305.

Time: 10:45AM - 01:30PM
Location: Kryzsko-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Lunch
Section: All
Description:

Lunch for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 12:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: Integrated Wellness Complex-Atrium
Event: IWC Open House
Section: All
Description:

Integrated Wellness Complex Open House. Come to see all of your health & wellness options (IWC Atrium) for all your health and wellness needs.

Note: IWC Fitness Center is open:

M-F: 10 am - 8 pm Sat: 10 am - 6 pm Sun: 10 am - 8 pm

Time: 04:30PM - 07:30PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Dinner
Section: All
Description:

Dinner for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 06:00PM - 08:00PM
Location: Residence Halls
Event: Floor Meeting
Section: All
Description:

Meetings with RA's for students living on campus

Time: 06:00PM - 07:00PM
Location: Stark Hall - Science Lab Center-120
Event: Off Campus Meeting
Section: All
Description:

Meeting for students living off campus

Time: 07:00PM - 09:30PM
Location: Library - Krueger Library
Event: Game Night in the Library!
Section: All
Description:

Please join us in the Library to play Dungeons and Dragons, various board games, and other fun games!

Time: 08:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Ballroom
Event: Fraternity and Sorority Life BINGO Bash
Section: All
Description:

Join Greek Council for a fun night of bingo with more than $1200 in prizes! Come and play to win! We will supply the Bingo Cards, markers, and fabulous prizes!

Time: 08:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Baldwin Lounge
Event: Trivia Night - Let's Have Some Fun!
Section: All
Description:

Join the Warrior Entertainment Network for a fun night of trivia with more than $1200 in prizes! Come and play to win!

Friday, August 19, 2022 Friday, August 19, 2022
Time
Location
Event
Section
Description
Time: 07:00AM - 08:45AM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Breakfast
Section: All
Description:

Eat breakfast for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 08:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: Kryzsko Commons - Lower Level -Student Activities Center (SAC)
Event: OPTIONAL: Welcome Week Help Desk (if needed)
Section: All
Description:

Not a required activity. If you need assistance, especially if you still need to add the Introduction to Higher Education course (Orientation 100) to your Fall schedule, WSU staff members are available to help you in the Student Activities Center located on the lower level of Kryzsko Commons (directly beneath the Jack Kane Dining Center in Kryzsko Commons). NOTE Incoming Freshmen: You MUST be enrolled in the one-credit "Orientation 100 course" in order to populate in our system and to get a personalized Welcome Week schedule.

Time: 09:00AM - 10:00AM
Location: Group Meeting Location
Event: Group Meeting
Section: All
Description:

First-Year Freshmen Meet Your Student Leader for your Orientation section!

Go to www.winona.edu/welcomeweek and, click "Students" and then click the "Personalized Student Welcome Week Schedule" (not the generic schedule) to find your Orientation section number and your Group Meeting location. NOTE Incoming Freshmen: You MUST be enrolled in the one-credit "Orientation 100 course" in order to populate in this system and to get a personalized Welcome Week schedule. If you need help enrolling in the Orientation course, you can get assistance this morning in the lower level of Kryzsko Commons in the Student Activities Center, located directly beneath Jack Kane Dining Center.

Time: 10:00AM - 11:05AM
Location: Group Meeting Location
Event: Group Meeting
Section: All
Description:

"Choices: Getting the Facts & Bystander Intervention"

This seminar will be broadcast online at https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/96734787309?pwd=dkRqWHo2RFhQeTBad3Fvb21xSUhnQT09

Meeting ID: 967 3478 7309 Passcode: WSU

Time: 11:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: McCown Gym
Event: New Student Welcome & Student Lunch
Section: All
Description:

WSU President Scott Olson will Officially Welcome new students to Winona State University in McCown Gym. Faculty and Staff are encouraged to attend.

Lunch immediately follows the Official Welcome - alongside Krueger Library and Minne Hall. Seating is available at the tables spread out along Krueger Library and Minne Hall.

Lunch Rain location: Kryzsko Commons

Time: 01:00PM - 01:45PM
Location: Group Meeting Location
Event: Group Meeting
Section: All
Description:

Meeting with your Orientation leader and classmates!

Hot Topic
Time: 02:00PM - 02:45PM
Location: N/A
Event: Not signed up
Section: All
Description:

You have not signed up for a 02:00PM Hot Topic.

Time: 02:30PM - 04:30PM
Location: Various Locations-Various
Event: Campus Scavenger Resource Hunt
Section: All
Description:

Find Your Helpful Academic Resources & Your Fall Classrooms! Chance to Win Prizes!! Campus Scavenger Resource Hunt Forms available: Extra Forms available inside the Main Campus Gazebo. "Drop off your completed Scavenger Hunt form inside the Gazebo today to be entered into a Prize Drawing! Scavenger dropbox located inside the Gazebo!

Time: 02:30PM - 04:30PM
Location: Kryzsko-Courtyard
Event: Campus Club and Involvement Fair
Section: All
Description:

More than 100 clubs/organizations are excited to tell you about all the great things they do and how you can join their club!

Note: Backup Rain Location will be in Kryzsko Commons.

Time: 03:45PM - 08:00PM
Location: Lake Lodge at Lake Winona-Walk just 3 Blocks on South Main Street from the WSU Main Campus
Event: "50% OFF Daily Rate" Lake Lodge - Lake Park Activities
Section: All
Description:

Walk down to Lake Lodge - at beautiful Lake Winona - to enjoy 50% off the Daily Rate for leisure activities upon presentation of your Student ID for Welcome Weekend only: disc golf, hammock, bicycle, tandem bicycle, paddleboard, kayaks, pedal boat, canoes, etc., on a first-come, first-serve basis. Great location to walk, jog, or rollerblade around Lake Winona (bring your own blades).

Note: To avoid the daily rate charge, we strongly encourage you to consider purchasing a Summer, Winter, or 12-month membership to the Lake Lodge activities. You can view the list of items for check out at Lake Lodge as well as daily rate and membership rates at https://www.cityofwinona.com/458/Lake-Lodge

Time: 04:30PM - 07:00PM
Location: Kryzsko-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Dinner
Section: All
Description:

Dinner for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 07:00PM - 08:30PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Ballroom
Event: Hypnotist Brian Imbus
Section: All
Description:

Brian Imbus is an internationally recognized Hypnotist and Mentalist.

Time: 09:00PM - 10:30PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Ballroom
Event: Hypnotist Brian Imbus
Section: All
Description:

Brian Imbus is an internationally recognized Hypnotist and Mentalist.

Saturday, August 20, 2022 Saturday, August 20, 2022
Time
Location
Event
Section
Description
Time: 07:00AM - 08:45AM
Location: Kryzsko-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Breakfast
Section: All
Description:

Breakfast for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 09:00AM - 10:00AM
Location: Group Meeting Location
Event: Group Meeting
Section: All
Description:

Time to Play College Survival Skills! Meet Your Student Leader for your Orientation section!

Remember to login to your "Personalized Welcome Week schedule link" (not the generic schedule). Go to www.winona.edu/welcomeweek and, then, CLICK the "Personalized Welcome Week schedule" to find your Orientation class section number and your group meeting location.

Time: 10:00AM - 10:50AM
Location: View Online-Click Link in Description
Event: 1 in 3: Real Stories of Mental Health at WSU
Section: All
Description:

Learn about mental health tips as mental health impacts 1 in 3 students nationwide. Learn about the Green Bandana project, a peer-to-peer program to promote mental health awareness and suicide prevention. This event will be broadcast online at

https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/96734787309?pwd=dkRqWHo2RFhQeTBad3Fvb21xSUhnQT09

Meeting ID: 967 3478 7309 Passcode: WSU

Time: 11:00AM - 11:45AM
Location: Group Meeting Location
Event: Your Place in Equity and Inclusive Excellence
Section: All
Description:

This Equity and Inclusive Excellence presentation is about valuing and appreciating everyone! This event will be broadcast online at https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/96734787309?pwd=dkRqWHo2RFhQeTBad3Fvb21xSUhnQT09

Meeting ID: 967 3478 7309 Passcode: WSU

Time: 11:45AM - 12:00PM
Location: Group Meeting Location
Event: Group Meeting
Section: All
Description:

Meet with your Student Leader in your Orientation classroom.

Time: 12:00PM - 01:30PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Lunch
Section: All
Description:

Lunch provided for all students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available, too, for students not on the meal plan.

Time: 01:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: Phelps-Green Space
Event: Battle of the Residence Halls Competition
Section: All
Description:

Show your hall pride and battle for bragging rights and a trophy! This event will be a series of fun challenges and relays where participants win points for their hall. Come to participate, cheer and have a great time. Wear your hall shirt if you have one!

Time: 01:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: Courtyard-Gazebo
Event: Sand Volleyball Competition
Section: All
Description:

A fun competition among all the orientation classes to see who is the best of the best! Please come to the "Campus Gazebo" to be assigned to one of the 3 Res Hall Volleyball Courts: Sheehan, Quad, and Prentiss-Lucas. Games will start every 30 minutes between 1-4 p.m. NO sign-up is necessary. Treats will be provided too! Sponsored by the WSU Intramurals and Fraternity & Sorority Life. (Location: Residence Hall volleyball courts)

Note: Rain Backup Location is in McGown Gym in the IWC.

Time: 02:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: Courtyard-Gazebo
Event: Ultimate Frisbee
Section: All
Description:

Let's have some fun playing Ultimate Frisbee! Meet in the campus courtyard Gazebo at 2:00 p.m. for departure to the Soccer Field at Lake Park by the Band Shell alongside beautiful Lake Winona.

Time: 02:00PM - 03:30PM
Location: Courtyard-Gazebo
Event: Downtown Winona Walking Tours
Section: All
Description:

This is an opportunity for you just to take a leisurely walk and to find various locations off campus: the Mississippi River levee, restaurants, ice cream shop, etc., "without" physically going into these locations to generate location awareness of places off campus.

Time: 02:00PM - 08:00PM
Location: Lake Lodge at Lake Winona-Walk just 3 Blocks on South Main Street from the WSU Main Campus
Event: 50% OFF the Daily Rate at Lake Lodge - Lake Park
Section: All
Description:

Walk down to Lake Lodge - at beautiful Lake Winona - to enjoy some 50% OFF leisure activities upon presentation of your Student ID for Welcome Weekend only: disc golf, hammocks, bicycles, tandem bicycles, paddleboards, kayaks, pedal boats, canoes, etc., on a first-come, first-serve basis. Great location to walk, jog, or rollerblade around Lake Winona (bring your own blades). Located just 3 blocks from WSU as you walk South down Main Street to Lake Winona and Lake Lodge.

Note: You may want to consider purchasing a Summer, Winter, or 12-month membership to the Lake Lodge activities at https://www.cityofwinona.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/Lake-Lodge-Recreation-Center-3

Time: 02:00PM - 03:30PM
Location: Various Locations-Various
Event: Campus Scavenger Resource Hunt
Section: All
Description:

Find Your Helpful Academic Resources & Your Fall Classrooms! Note: Library will be closed today (therefore no access to Tutoring Services today - no worries you will get credit for the Tutoring Services location Library 220). Complete what you can today!!

Chance to Win Prizes!!

Who will claim today's Top 10 WSU t-shirt prizes? Campus Scavenger Resource Hunt Forms are available at the Main Campus Gazebo. "Drop off your completed Scavenger Hunt form inside the Gazebo today to be entered into a Prize Drawing! Scavenger dropbox located inside the Gazebo, too!"

Time: 04:30PM - 07:00PM
Location: Kryzsko-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Dinner
Section: All
Description:

Dinner for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 08:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Campus Stadium
Event: Movie on the BIG Screen! Title: THE LOST CITY
Section: All
Description:

THE LOST CITY stars Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum and Daniel Radcliffe. Reclusive author Loretta Sage writes about exotic places in her popular adventure novels that feature a handsome cover model named Alan. While on tour promoting her new book with Alan, Loretta gets kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire who hopes she can lead him to an ancient city's lost treasure from her latest story. Determined to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of her books, Alan sets off to rescue her.

Bring your blanket or a lawn chair and watch a movie under the stars on the giant Jumbotron at the football/soccer stadium, Altra Federal Credit Union Stadium! Rain Location: Harriet-Johnson Auditorium in Somsen Hall.

Time: 09:00PM - 11:00PM
Location: Kryzsko Commons-Ballroom
Event: Warrior Welcome Mixer - A Night of Music, Dancing, Food, and FUN!
Section: All
Description:

Put on your neon if you got it (no worries if you don't) and come to the Warrior Welcome Mixer hosted by the Warrior Entertainment Network. A night of dancing, food, and fun. Don't miss out on the over $1000 in prizes being raffled off, including a 55-inch Smart TV, a Nintendo Switch, and much more!

Sunday, August 21, 2022 Sunday, August 21, 2022
Time
Location
Event
Section
Description
Time: 10:00AM - 01:00PM
Location: Kryzsko-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Brunch
Section: All
Description:

Brunch for students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.

Time: 12:00PM - 08:00PM
Location: Lake Lodge at Lake Winona-Walk just 3 Blocks on South Main Street from the WSU Main Campus
Event: Lake Lodge - Lake Park activities
Section: All
Description:

Walk down to Lake Lodge - at beautiful Lake Winona - to enjoy some FREE leisure activities upon presentation of your Student ID for Welcome Weekend only: disc golf, hammock, bicycle, tandem bicycle, paddleboard, kayaks, pedal boat, canoes, etc., on a first-come, first-serve basis. Great location to walk, jog, or rollerblade around Lake Winona (bring your own blades).

Note: You may want to consider purchasing a Summer, Winter, or 12-month membership to the Lake Lodge activities at https://www.cityofwinona.com/458/Lake-Lodge

Time: 01:00PM - 03:00PM
Location: Newman Center-475 Huff Street (Across from Kryzsko)
Event: Hike the Bluff w/ Treats Afterwards
Section: All
Description:

Hike the bluff with treats after. Departing at 1:00 p.m. please arrive on time. Starting Location: Directly across the street from Jack Kane Dining Center on the Main Campus at the Newman Center.

Time: 04:30PM - 07:00PM
Location: Kryzsko-Jack Kane Dining Center
Event: Dinner
Section: All
Description:

Dinner for those students on the campus meal plan.

Note: Pay per meal option available for anyone not on the meal plan.