Welcome Week

Your First Week on Campus

Save the Date: Sept. 15-24, 2022

What is Welcome Week? Kicked off by move-in day, Welcome Week is a series of events and activities designed just for you- our newest Eagle! You can expect to meet new faces, learn more about EWU, and understand what it means to be an Eagle. Our hope is that by the end of Welcome Week, you’re well-acquainted to campus and life here at EWU.

Welcome Week Schedule 2022

Thursday, Sept. 15  
8 p.m.Cosmo BowlingRosa's Pizza
Friday, Sept. 16  
8 p.m.Campus MoviePUB NCR
Saturday, Sept. 17  
10 a.m.Orientation Leader (OL) GroupsVarious Locations
11 a.m.University WelcomeRoos Field
12 pm.EWU Photo TraditionRoos Field
8 p.m.HeadlinerTBD
Sunday, Sept. 18  
10 a.m.Orientation Leader (OL) GroupsVarious Locations
1 p.m.University Sessions: Financial Aid, Diversity and Inclusion, Student InvolvementVarious Locations
6 p.m.Rush Roos PracticeRoos Field
6:30PlayfairRoos Field
8 p.m.Rec-SplosionUniversity Recreation Center
Monday, Sept. 19  
9 a.m.Orientation Leader (OL) GroupsVarious Locations
10 a.m.College PresentationsVarious Locations
1:30 p.m.EWU TournamentIntramural Fields
6 p.m.PUBapaloozaPUB
8 p.m.Karaoke Night PUB NCR
Tuesday, Sept. 20  
10 a.m.Orientation Leader (OL) GroupsVarious Locations
11:30 a.m.Pass Through the Pillars Tradition & Campus BBQShowalter Lawn
2 p.m.Campus ConnectionShowalter Lawn
Wednesday, Sept. 21  
8 a.m.Way FindersCampus Mall
Thursday, Sept. 22  
8 p.m.HeadlinerTBD
Friday, Sept. 23  
9 a.m.NeighborfestCampus Mall
8 p.m.Hockey GameUniversity Recreation Center
Saturday, Sept. 24  
4 p.m.Rush Roos Tradition and Football GameRoos Field

This schedule is a draft and is subject to change.

Flying the Nest

Hear from recent EWU students about their move-in experience and why they love being an Eagle.


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Need a Hand?
Volunteers from all areas of campus help new students move into their residence halls.
Connections and Community
The purpose of Welcome Week is to help new students to build connections, both with their peers and EWU faculty and staff.
Pass Through the Pillars
A favorite EWU tradition, Pass Through the Pillars is a symbol of new students kicking off their Eagle career. Followed by a campus BBQ, this is a must-attend event!
Traditional EWU Photo
The new class poses for the traditional EWU photo on the iconic Red Inferno field.