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Delta Psi Alpha Cookout Kickoff
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 
Lecture Center Plaza (The Quad)

Come meet the wolf pack and enjoy some delicious burgers! Let's kick off the semester with a water gun war and more fun outdoor games!

Open Mic
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  
Latino Cultural Center (Lecture Center B2)

Have any poems you would like to share? Do you like to sing and want to perform? Is there a short story you would like to say? Would you like to do some stand-up comedy? Come out to open mic and show us what you got.

Cool off with Hillel
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Outside East Area Office (700 S. Halsted St.)

August is hot but dragging loads of luggage and supplies into a new housing environment makes it even more exhausting. Take a break from the chaos and cool off with popsicles while schmoozing with other new and returning Jewish students at UIC. Your family is welcome. Contact Alison Terkel at alisonterkel@juf.org or 312-357-6922 with any questions.

Student & Family Open House at UIC Hillel after convocation
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Lecture Center Plaza (The Quad), UIC Hillel (924 S. Morgan St.)
The UIC Convocation is the annual ceremony to welcome you to the University of Illinois at Chicago, marking the official beginning of your entry into the UIC academic community. Stop by our table at the festivities following commencement then swing by Hillel for some kosher snacks and to meet our staff, some of our student leaders, and tour our facility. Contact Alison Terkel at alisonterkel@juf.org or 312-357-6922.

Welcome Back Mass and BBQ
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
John Paul II Newman Center (700 S. Morgan St.)
All students are welcome to attend the first Mass of the school year which will be followed by a free cook-out. Contact Molly Powers at mowers@jp2newman.org or 312-226-1880 with any questions; www.jp2newman.org

CSRC Locker Distribution Begins!
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 7:30 a.m.
Commuter Student Resource Center (Student Center East)
Come sign up for your semester long locker at the Commuter Student Resource Center! Lockers are available in both full and half sizes, and are on a first come, first-serve basis, Doors open Monday, August 26 at 7:30am. Lockers are free, and come with a free lock for you to use. Space fills up quickly so make sure to come and see us as soon as possible! This event is free and open to all students, faculty, and staff.  Please contact the Commuter Student Resource Center with any questions or concerns at (312) 413-7440.

Bagel Brunch
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
UIC Hillel (924 S. Morgan St.)
What’s a Jewish breakfast without a bagel? Stop by Hillel before your first class or in between your morning classes for a bagel and shmear. Meet staff and fellow students who are dropping in for a quick nosh. Feel free to stay and hang out if you have time in between classes. Contact Alison Terkel at alisonterkel@juf.org or 312-357-6922 with any questions.

Women in Science & Engineering Program Office Open House
Monday, August 26 – Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
WISE Office - 205 D Science & Engineering South (845 W. Taylor St.)
Are you a woman majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Stop by the WISE  Program Office to find out what resources we have for you. From peer mentoring to our student organization, your career network starts here! Meet WISE staff and student leaders. Grab a WISE pin and some treats. Contact Veronica Arreola at 312.413.1813 or wiseuic@uic.edu with any questions. www.UICWISE.org; www.facebook.com/uicwise

Rock Band Night
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Latino Cultural Center (Lecture Center B2)
First day of classes are over. Come chill out and have some fun playing Rock Band before the semester starts to kick in. Feel free to bring other games!

Badminton Club Tryouts
Monday, August 26, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sport and Fitness Center (828 S. Wolcott Ave.)
August 26 will be the first opportunity that students have to try out for the Badminton Club. With many experienced players from all backgrounds, students, alumni, and faculty alike will be able to play and compete in an environment that aims at improving your game! We regularly attend different tournaments around the Midwest area as well as have friendly matches against other university clubs such as Northwestern and UChicago. Come tryout! All you need to bring is your racquet. If you have any questions, feel free to call 630-699-7012.

Newman Hot Dog Lunch
Tuesday, August 27 - Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
John Paul II Newman Center Lawn (700 S. Morgan St.)
All students are welcome to stop by for a free hot dog lunch in front of the Newman Center
Contact Molly Powers at mowers@jp2newman.org or 312-226-1880 with any questions; www.jp2newman.org

Bowling and Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Student Center East Bowling Alley
Did you know there was a bowling alley on campus?! It is just a short walk from most residence halls and student apartments. Join us for fun night of FREE bowling and beat the heat with an Ice Cream Sundae bar!

Korean American Student Association (KASA)
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Student Center East Room 613
We help spread awareness about Korean culture through workshops (language/dance/etc.), events, and media. We also have a new kpop dance group. Contact KASA president Nicole Lee at 630-723-8670 or Kasa.pres@gmail.com with any questions.

Welcome Back Kosher BBQ co-sponsored by Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
UIC Hillel (924 S. Morgan St.)
Get through that mid-week slump and join us for lunch! Come to Hillel, bring friends/roommates, and enjoy a FREE Kosher BBQ lunch in great company prepared by our returning students and AEPi brothers. Contact Alison Terkel at alisonterkel@juf.org or 312-357-6922 with any questions.       

CSRC Movie Series - "Back to School"
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Commuter Student Resource Center (Student Center East)
Join us for a showing of "Back to School" at the Commuter Student Resource Center! Showings will be at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. Free popcorn, snacks, and drinks will be provided! This event is free and open to all students, faculty, and staff.  Please contact the Commuter Student Resource Center with any questions or concerns at 312-413-7440.   

Party @ Newman hosted by the Newman Catholic Student Organization (NCSO)
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 5:45 p.m.
John Paul II Newman Center Lawn (700 S. Morgan St.)
Free Cook-Out and Bags Tourney w/ free raffle and prizes! Contact Anna Slota (NCSO President) at jp2ncso@gmail.com with any questions.

Welcome Back Bonfire with AEPi
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 7:30 pm
UIC Hillel (924 S. Morgan St.)
Join the AEPi brothers in the Hillel pit (walk down the steps just west of the building) for schmoozing and s’mores over the fire. This is a casual social environment so please bring new friends and roommates and learn about what’s going on in the world of AEPi.Contact Alison Terkel at alisonterkel@juf.org or 312-357-6922 with any questions.

Gender and Sexuality Center's Annual Rainbow Social
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Rooms 181, 183 Behavioral Sciences Building (1007 W. Harrison St.)
This annual community event is open to all new and returning students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally (LGBTQA). Vegetarian and non-vegetarian pizza and refreshments will be served. Meet the GSC staff and also UIC and Chicago LGBTQA resources and organizations. Contact Gender and Sexuality Center at lgbtqa@uic.edu or 312-413-8619 with any questions; www.gsc.uic.edu; free and open to the public        

On-Campus Job Fair
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Student Center East, Illinois Room
Looking for an On-Campus Job? UIC Departments recruit student employees for both Regular Student employment and Federal Work Study employment.  Bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally.  Hiring departments may recruit and conduct on-the-spot interviews for the upcoming academic year.  If you have any questions regarding this job fair, please call the Student Employment Office at 312-996-3130 or studentjobs@uic.edu

Spark in the Park
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Harrison Field
Spark in the Park is UIC's music festival on campus. This free private event is open to UIC students, faculty, and staff – you must have an i-card to attend. Sponsored by Campus Programs. Website: http://campusprograms.uic.edu

Amazing Race - Chicago Edition
Date TBD (need to confirm with SAFC)
UIC/Chicago
Description:  The Amazing Race, brought to you by Club Tennis at UIC, is now coming to Chicago! Based on CBS's award-winning reality TV show, the Amazing Race - Chicago Edition is a race around the windy city where teams of two will embark on a journey filled with obstacles that will be both physically and mentally challenging. The Amazing Race will be a one day event and the winning team will receive an amazing price (to be announced). Any questions about the event can be sent to eyhuang2@uic.edu.


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