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Welcome back, Phoenix! Take some time during the first two weeks of the semester (and beyond) to attend fun events and make new friends in this flurry of activities.
Panadanza dancers sitting in multi-colored skirts with a city skyline in the background.

Week 1

GTP Photo Booth

Monday, Jan. 24 | All Day
& Tuesday, Jan. 25 | All Day
Outside Common Grounds Coffeehouse

Take your "First Day Back-to-School" photo!

Org Smorg

Tuesday, Jan. 25
3-6 p.m.
& Wednesday, Jan. 26
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
University Union Phoenix Rooms

Visit with many of our registered student organizations to hear about what they have planned for the spring semester and how you can get involved!

Try It Night

Tuesday, Jan. 25
6-8:30 p.m.
Kress Events Center Dick Bennet Gym

Sample the wide variety of group fitness classes UREC has to offer this semester! Short 10-minute classes will take place throughout the event so you can test them out, meet the instructors, and see what the hype is about! 

Pool Battleship

Thursday, Jan. 27
6-9 p.m.
Kress Events Center Pool

​Battle with your team to sink the other canoes in the KEC pool. Last canoe standing wins. Winners will get their name on the canoe paddle and take home a champ shirt!

UREC Tours

Friday, Jan. 28
10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Kress Events Center

Join us for a tour of the Kress Events Center to learn about recreation offerings for students. Meet at the front desk!

Flashback Friday: 2000s Night

Friday, Jan. 28
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Phoenix Rooms

Reminisce, play games, create crafts, and enjoy live music from Sesay that bring you back to the 2000's! Bring along your singing voice and join in during karaoke!


Saturday, Jan. 29
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Downtown Green Bay

Come and enjoy many activities on the outdoor streets of the Broadway District. Stop out to enjoy carriage rides, ice sculptures, animals, food, music and more. There will be soup, cocoa and other food chosen to warm your soul on a cold winter day.

Shuttle will be provided from housing CC leaving on the half hour, starting at 10:30 am.  The shuttle will leave from downtown on the hour back to campus. The latest shuttle will leave downtown at 3:00 pm.


Week 2

Eco-Friendly Phoenix Social

Monday, Jan. 31
4-5 p.m.
Biodiversity Office (MAC 212)

We’re building a community of students & alumni interested in connecting, learning, and acting/advocating around sustainable change. Join for our 1st social of the season, with cider and snacks, where we’ll lay the groundwork for our spring plans.

Black History Month Kick Off

Tuesday, Feb. 1
All Day
University Union Booth

Join BSU members in kicking off Black History Month. Learn what the month has instore for campus, grab some candy, and pick up your free pass for BHM trivia.

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, Feb. 2
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phoenix Rooms B/C

  • Focused on summer & fall 2022 programs (but you can find information for future programs too!)
  • Meet faculty leaders, talk with OIE staff, program alumni, & international students 
  • ​Learn about funding options (scholarships, etc.)
MESA Open House

Wednesday, Feb. 2
10 a.m. - Noon
& Thursday, Feb. 3
2-4 p.m.

Celebrate MESA's 50th Anniversary!

Personal Finance Workshop

Wednesday, Feb. 2
1-2 p.m.
University Union 1965 Room

Attend this personal finance workshop sponored by the Center for Personal Financial Planning and the UW Credit Union. Learn about budgeting tools, tips, and ways to set and meet your personal finance goals.

Family Game Night

Thursday, Feb. 3 | 4-6 p.m.
Phoenix Club

Stop in to enjoy some comfort food: those favorites you loved as a kid.
Play some old school board games and connect with old friends or make some new ones.

Black History Month Film & Discussion: Judas & the Black Messiah

Thursday, Feb. 3
6-8:30 p.m.
Christie Theatre

To welcome students back to campus, we will be showing 'Judas & The Black Messiah' in the Christie Theatre. Afterwards, there will be a discussion based on the movie's themes & messages.

Cheapseats: Eternals

Friday, Feb. 4 -
Sunday, Feb. 6
5 & 8 p.m.
Christie Theatre

Get your $2 ticket or purchase the movie special of two tickets and two drinks for only $5 from the Phoenix Club.

Titletown Skating & Tubing

Saturday, Feb. 5
6-8 p.m.
Titletown District

Head over to Titletown or hop on the bus and enjoy unlimited skating and tubing for only $5! Limited tickets are available at the UTIC!

Grocery Bingo

Monday, Feb. 7
7 p.m.
Phoenix Club

Bring your luck with you as we turn the Phoenix Rooms into our very own bingo hall. You may just walk away with free grocery items!


Accessibility Accommodations

If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact the Student Engagement Center at 920-465-2720