2019 Welcome Events

Get to know the Department of Social Justice with our lineup of 2019 Welcome Events!

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August 15

GOBCC Welcome Week Ice Cream Social
3-5 p.m. Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
We hope that everyone is settling in on campus! We hope to see many new and familiar faces for our social!

6-9 p.m. Women’s Center (G108 MU Student Center)
It’s still summer, so let’s flamingle! Join the Office of Student Engagement, Women’s Center, Multicultural Center and RSVP Center to tie-dye your own shirt, grab sweets from the dessert bar, meet new friends and learn about amazing orgs and events! Free shirts for the first 30 attendees.

August 24

Latino Indigineous Student Team Orientation (LISTO)
Noon-3 p.m. The Shack
Join the Association of Latin@ American Students (ALAS) and Four Directions to meet new freshmen and transfer students. Learn about the Latinx and Indigenous communities and resources available at Mizzou.

August 25

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Memorial Union’s Stotler Lounge
Join the Asian American Association to learn about all we have to offer as well as the many other multicultural organizations here on campus. Come enjoy free food, fun, games and meet new people!

August 27

GOBCC Welcome Black Block Party
6-8 p.m. Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
Join the GOBCC, Legion of Black Collegians and African Student Association to kick off the school year! There will be food, music, games and a chance to meet new and returning students as well as faculty and staff. Event is open to the public.

August 28

Queer Fall Fling
6-9 p.m. Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union
Learn more about ways to get involved with the LGBTQ Resource Center and student organizations and make some new friends! Food will be provided. Event is open to the public.

September 3

Women’s Center Open House
4-6 p.m. Women’s Center
Celebrate the start of the school year with the Women’s Center! Get to meet students, staff and orgs in our center; make a library card; and grab refreshments! We’re excited to meet you! Please email Women’s Center Coordinatior Dani Palomo at palmod@missouri.edu with any questions.

September 4

Mix & Mingle
Noon-1:30 p.m. Multicultural Center (G107 MU Student Center)
Join the Multicultural Center for its annual event welcoming students back to campus. Get to know our staff, space, organizations and programs with food, games and giveaways. Event is open to the public.

Fall Fest 2019
4-7 p.m. MizzouRec — Brewer Fieldhouse Courts
Join the GOBCC as we introduce over 1,000 underrepresented students to student orgs, faculty/staff, MU departments and local businesses. Professional organizations, academic departments, Greek organizations, dance teams, churches, barber shops and hair salons are just some of the groups participating!

September 5

RSVP Center Open House
4-6 p.m. RSVP Center (G216 MU Student Center)
Join the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center to meet our staff, learn more about our student organizations and hear about all the programs for the upcoming semester! Event is open to the public.