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Welcome Week 2015!

Welcome Week 2015 is packed with exciting events to kick off the school year!

Tuesday, August 25

Roll through Time
10 p.m.-12:30 a.m, Shapiro Gym, Gosman Sports and Convocation Center
Enter the Brandeis time machine, where you can roller skate trough the decades! Experience the rockin' 50s, tie-dye in the 60s, Pac-man in the 80s, an oxygen bar in the 90s, and much more! Sponsored by the Department of Orientation.

Wednesday, August 26

ICC Open House
5 p.m., ICC Lounge

Check out Brandeis University’s Home of Mutual Learning. It is an inclusive home for everyone regardless of race, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, ability, sexuality, spirituality, and class. Meet new people, learn about the Intercultural Center, its clubs and organizations, and take a tour of the center. Snacks, prizes and more! Don’t miss out - Welcome Home! Sponsored by the Intercultural Center.

Louis' Luau
9 p.m.–11p.m., Shapiro Science Center
Dip your toes in the sand at this lei'd back night on the "beach". Decorate shells, hula dnace, enjoy a tropical smoothie, and much more! Sponsored by the Department of Orientation.

Thursday, August 27

Global Prints Poster Sale
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
Find the perfect poster to decorate your room and make it feel like home! From music to movies to art, Global Prints is sure to have a poster to add extra personality to your home away from home!


Friday, August 28

Global Prints Poster Sale
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
Find the perfect poster to decorate your room and make it feel like home! From music to movies to art, Global Prints is sure to have a poster to add extra personality to your home away from home!

Undergraduate Theater Collective Mixer
2 p.m.–4 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Theater
Mingle with fellow theater enthusiasts and learn more about the Undergraduate Theater Collective and its many opportunities. Light snacks will be served.

Brandeis Community Dinner
5 p.m.–7 p.m., Fellows Garden, Great Lawn
Join the entire Brandeis Community for dinner. Meet new people and get to know your friend better by learning about what Brandeis community means to them. Sponsored by the Department of Orientation.

Oneg Shabbat with Interim President Lisa Lynch
8:30 p.m.–10 p.m., Lurias, Hassenfeld Conference Center
Our first Oneg Shabbat Program of the new school year will feature Interim President Lisa Lynch. The oneg will begin after Hillel's Shabbat Dinner at 7:30 p.m. in the Sherman Function Hall. Sponsored by Hillel at Brandeis.

A Cappella with Boston's Own Ball in the House
10 p.m., Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
Following in the path of classic harmony groups like Boyz II Men, The Temptations, and Take 6, while incorporating the pop and neo-soul influence of artists like Bruno Mars, Daft Punk, and Pharrell Williams, this five member veteran vocal band will move you with their music.

Saturday, August 29

The Five Parties You See In College
10 p.m.-1 a.m., Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
Join returning students and dress up in one of the five most popular party themes of all time: toga, superheroes, heaven and hell, neon rave, and highlighter party. Dance the night away under the black lights with music provided by DJ Sensation. Enjoy free snacks and giveaways! Co-sponsored by Student Events and Department of Orientation.


Sunday, August 30

Activities Fair
1 p.m.–3 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Great Lawn
There are many opportunities to be involved at Brandeis! Check out some of the student organizations that can help you find your home!
A list of clubs and organizations being represented at this year's Activities Fair is available at http://www.brandeis.edu/studentlife/activities/news/activitiesfairparticipants.html

Monday, August 31

Meet the Chaplains
4 p.m., Chapel's Pond (Rail location: Berlin Chapel)
Come by Chapel's Pond to meet the members of the Multifaith Chaplaincy team. Learn about religious life on campus, multifaith programming, and much more!

Club Connections Conference
7 p.m., Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center
Join the Department of Student Activities, the Intercultural Center, Student Union, Conference and Events, and Hillel to learn everything you need to know about event planning at Brandeis. Make sure your club is represented at this annual event.  If you have questions, email Robbie Steinberg @ rstein@brandeis.edu.


Tuesday, September 1

Men's Soccer Home Opener and Tailgate Party
6 p.m. Tailgate, Gosman Parking Lot; 7 p.m. Game,Gordon Field
Support your fellow Judges and get pumped for the big game at the ‘Deis Tailgate, with free food, games, and prizes! Go Judges! Co-Sponsored with the Department of Athletics, Community Living, and Orientation.