August 16-22, 2018

Find Your Class

Don’t be late to your first college class! Meet at the Quad where AMIGOS will assist you in finding classrooms for your fall semester classes. Rain...

Eagle Experience: Meet Your New Community: Commuter Students

Join us to discuss topics unique to commuter students and learn all about getting to class on time, where to park, what to do between classes and much more....

Lemonade with Rice Library

Rice Library is hosting a Lemonade Stand during Welcome Week. Please stop by for a nice, cold cup of delicious lemonade and meet our friendly library staff.

Eagle Experience: Academic Success

Get to know your professors and learn about your college expectations and requirements before classes begin by attending this program. Some of you will meet...

New Student Convocation

Convocation is the official welcome and induction to the University for all new freshmen and transfer students. Join other students and USI staff members...

Welcome Bash Dinner

Join USI’s Fraternity and Sorority Life students for the Welcome Bash Dinner in The Loft. Find out what sorority and fraternity life is like at USI by...

Welcome Week: Welcome Back Bash

5:30-8:30 p.m. in UC East: Strike a pose in the photo booth with your fellow Screaming Eagles! 6-10 p.m. in Carter Hall: Skate the night away with music,...

Eagle Experience: UNIV 101

As part of your UNIV 101 course content, all freshmen are required to participate in Eagle Experience: UNIV 101. The program will cover issues facing college...

SGA New Student Dinner

The Student Government Association invites you to their annual New Student Welcome Dinner. Come and enjoy free food, great games, door prizes and free...

Fraternity & Sorority Life’s Welcome Back BBQ

Come out for food, music and fun while meeting members of all 13 fraternities and sororities on USI’s campus.

Block Party

Join Housing and Residence Life to kick off the school year right at Block Party! We'll have a cookout, games, a t-shirt giveaway to the first 300...

Welcome Tents

Keep an eye out for the USI Welcome Tents on campus during the first two days of classes! Stop by a tent if you need directions to a building or office, if...

Welcome Week: Active Shooter Training

Attend an active shooter training session to learn what an active shooter situation is, and how you can prepare and stay safe on campus. Hear from USI Public...

Eagle Experience: Meet your New Community- Campus Residents

Students living on campus in apartments will meet at the designated location for their area’s community meeting. Here you will meet the Residence Life staff,...

Transfer Student Social

Stop by and connect with other transfer students, staff and faculty. Make a connection, have questions answered, get a sweet treat and free stuff (first...