Muir College Welcome Week 2017

Friday, September 22

International Student Ice Cream Social

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Muir Quad

Hosted by Outreach Coordinators for Out-of-State & International Students

Meet your fellow Muir International students! Learn the secret for a successful first week.


Saturday, September 23

Hypnotist Show

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ M.O.M. Quad

Are you brave enough to enter a hypnotic slumber? Watch, participate, and laugh at this hilarious show. *Bring a blanket!*


Sunday, September 24

Eat your Weight in GOLD

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Muir Quad

Fill your heart and your belly at this kick-off brunch event – get ready to meet your Muir family with ice breaker activities.

Muir Commuter Student Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Half Dome Lounge

Come eat a free lunch, get to know your fellow commuters, and receive tips on the ins and outs of commuting! *Muir students only*

RSVP by 9/22 at 12:00 PM to:

Panning for Orgs: Involvement Fair

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Muir Quad

Learn about all of the colorful Muir College clubs, organizations, and committees. Sweet surprise if you visit lots of tables!

Finding GOLD: Unolympics Training

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Muir Quad

The 1st practice for the Unolympics dance & games! Let’s win the Golden Shoe!

Muir On-Campus Students: First House Meeting

6:00 - 8:00 PM @ House Lounge

Head to your Muir House Lounge to meet your HA’s and fellow housemates! Apartment residents, meet your HA’s in the Quad.

Outdoor Movie: National Treasure

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ M.O.M. Quad

Cozy up in the great outdoors to watch National Treasure! *Bring a blanket*


Monday, September 25

Mining GOLD Dance Training

2:00 - 3:30 PM @ Muir Quad

The 2nd Unolympics dance & games training. Come on, Unolympians!

Pre-Convocation Rally

3:45 - 4:30 PM @ Muir Quad

Games, spirit, and fun to pump you up for Convocation. Do you hear bagpipes?

Convocation & Dinner

5:00 - 7:00 PM @ RIMAC Field

Kick off your academic journey at UC San Diego with a welcome from our esteemed faculty! Chat with faculty members over dinner. (PS, show your Muir pride!)

Target Night

8:00 PM-1:00 AM @ Rupertus Lane

Hosted by the Council of Coordinators for Student Activities

Need last minute supplies? Hop the bus to Target to stock up.

Dancing with the Stars – Muir Dance

9:00 - 11:45 PM @ Muir Quad

Enjoy a night of music and dancing at Muir College’s Welcome Week Dance. Reputation for best Welcome Week dance!


Tuesday, September 26

A-U, Go Spirit? Picnic

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM @ Muir Quad

Hosted by Spirit Squad

Meet the Squad in the quad to talk about what it means to have Muir Pride!

Refining GOLD Dance Training

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Muir Field

The 3rd Unolympics training – let’s spread out on the field behind Tamarack!

GOLD Rush: Scavenger Hunt

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Starts at Muir Quad

Explore “hidden gems” on-campus with this interactive scavenger hunt. It is a great way to find out where your classes will be. Winners will get a “pot of gold”.

S’mores at the Shores

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Meet in Muir Lower Parking Lot p208

Hosted by Muir Organizing Board.

Get acquainted with the golden coast! Take a free shuttle to La Jolla Shores for s’mores at the fire pits. Bring your student ID. *Muir students only*


Wednesday, September 27

Organic Pancake Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 AM @ Muir Quad

Hosted by Muir Environmental Corps

Grub on delicious, organic pancakes with Muir Environmental Corps. Sustainability reminder: bring your own reusable plate AND utensils!

Final Unolympics Training

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Muir Quad

Come out to the last Unolympics practice! Swag for the first 150 certified dancers.

Go for the GOLD: Pre-Unolympics Rally

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM @ Muir Quad

Muirons, get pumped up for Unolympics! Bring your Muirsaic with your Unolympic training stickers for a free Welcome Week t-shirt. Rally to RIMAC at 12:30PM.


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ RIMAC

Muir’s got the Midas Touch – let’s dance and play our way to earn the Golden Shoe!

Know Your GOLDEN Council

Hosted by Muir College Council

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Muir Quad

After Unolympics, unwind and grub with your Muir College Council representatives!

MAC Crafts with Mom

Hosted by Muir Art Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ MOM

All the glitters is gold! Unwind in MOM with Muir Art Craft to show your creative and crafty side.

A-muir-ican Idol

8:00 PM - 10:00 Pm @ Muir Quad

Hosted by Muir Residents Council

Sing to your heart’s content with your fellow Muirons! All ranges and types of voices are encouraged to come and sing!


Thursday, September 28

FOOSH: Improv Comedy Show

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ Peterson 108

Hosted by FOOSH.

Laugh away the first day of classes with a fun night of improv comedy!