The Winter Week of Welcome (WoW) is a week of FREE events welcoming back returning students and transfer students to Xavier University. Winter Week of Welcome is coordinated and promoted by the Office of Student Involvement, but made possible by the dozens of clubs and departments sponsoring events throughout the week.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Monday, January 14

Warm Winter Welcome!

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
PRSSA will be passing out coffee and hot chocolate to offer students a warm winter welcome back to campus after a relaxing holiday break.

Outside Bellarmine Chapel | 7:30AM - 8:30AM


Living Art

Commuter Activities Board (CAB) & Commuter Services
Get creative!  We will have 25 separate canvases to create the Xavier "X" logo.  Stop by and add what you love about being a Musketeer!

GSC First Floor | 10AM - 4PM


Ribbon & Cookie Giveaway

College Against Cancer
To support all those whoa re fighting cancer, have fought cancer, or to remember those that have lost their battle, we will be handing out ribbons and ribbon-shaped cookies.

GSC First Floor | 1PM - 3PM


Hot Cocoa & Hot Psychology

Psi Chi / Psychology Club
Come enjoy hot chocolate while discussing "hot topics" in Psychology.

GSC Fireplace | 3PM - 4PM


Eating with Execs

Student Government Association (SGA)
Meet, greet and eat with your Student Government Executives.  Join us for some refreshments and quality conversation in the SGA Office.

GSC Room 270, SGA Office | 5:30PM - 7PM


Lip Sync Battle with the Redz

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Deltas)
Come kick it with the Redz and celebrate the semester with a lip sync battle.

GSC Clocktower Lounge | 7:13PM - 9:13PM


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Tuesday, January 15

Attention Graduates!  Cap & Gown Early Bird

Connex & All For One Shop
Pre-order your cap and gown!  All orders placed during this event will be available for pick-up at the Grad Fair on 3/21 at the Cintas Center!  More details to come... stay tuned to your Xavier email.

GSC First Floor | 9AM - 5PM


...Just Cookies!

Commuter Services & Career Development
Join us for FREE cookies and a raffle for Commuter of the Month!  We will have a representative from Career Development to answer any question you might have as you start applying for spring or summer employment.

GSC First Floor | 3PM - 4:30PM


Build Your Own Trail Mix

Habitat for Humanity
Build your own trail mix and learn about Habitat for Humanity.
GSC First Floor | 5PM - 6PM


Grocery BINGO

Student Activities Council (SAC)
Student Activities Council will be putting on a BINGO night, but with a fun twist!  Winners will take home res hall-ready, grocery-themed gift bags.

GSC Lower Level, Ryan's Landing | 6PM - 8PM


Power Yoga

Yoga and Holistic Awareness Club
Start the semester off right with a good workout and de-stressor!  Join us for Power Yoga with one of our awesome yoga instructors - Morgan!

GSC Room 214 | 7PM - 8PM


Founders' Day Celebration

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA)
Join the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and envision your goals for the semester by creating your own personalized  vision board!

GSC Clocktower Lounge | 7PM - 9PM


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Wednesday, January 10

It's a New Year & Hot Chocolate is Here!

Educators For Justice
Join Educators For Justice to warm up with some hot chocolate!

GSC First Floor | 9AM - 10AM


Xavier Blood Drive

Hoxworth Blood Center
Xavier and Hoxworth have partnered to provide an on-campus blood drive Wednesday (16th) and Thursday (17th) from 10AM to 4PM.  To schedule your appointment, please visit or call (513) 451-0910.  Donors will receive a free, long sleeve t-shirt!

Bellarmine Circle | 10AM - 2PM


Pepsi Sampling Table

Connex & All For One Shop
Join Pepsi at the All For One Shop as they sample out new products for Xavier students.  They will also be raffling off Pepsi gear as well. 
GSC All For One Shop | 12PM - 2PM


The First Generation Experience

Student Success Center
Grab your "I'm First Too." t-shirt (its free) and learn how Xavier supports our First Generation college students who may have family with less college experience than others when they arrive on campus.

GSC Fireplace | 1PM - 2:30PM


Sweat and Smoothies

Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) & Recreational Sports
Pedal your way to a tasty smoothie!  Join SWAG and Rec Sports for free smoothies with a special twist: jump on the blender bike to make a smoothie and get some exercise.  Plus get entered to win your very own blender!

GSC Arrupe Overlook | 3PM - 5PM


International Coffee Hour

Muslim Students Association (MSA) & Center for International Education (CIE)
Kick-off the weekly International Coffee Hour with coffee, tea and snacks!

GSC Second Floor | 3:30PM - 4:30PM


Coffee with a Cop

Xavier Police Department
Sharing safety information over a cup of coffee and donuts.

GSC Fireplace | 5PM - 7PM


Keep Calm and BINGO On!

Citizens of the World (COW)
Come join us for international flag bingo and a chance to win some COW prizes

GSC Lower Level, Ryan's Landing | 6PM - 7:30PM


Crazy Rich Asians

Office of Student Involvement
Join us for a viewing of the award-nominated motion picture, Crazy Rich Asians, starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Awkwafina!  Rated PG-13.

GSC Arrupe Overlook | 6:30PM - 9PM


Pilates with CHAARG

Changing Health, Attitudes + Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG)
Jump start your health by joining CHAARG for a pilates workout!

GSC Clocktower Lounge | 7PM - 8PM


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Thursday, January 17

Snack CAB

Commuter Activities Board (CAB)
The Snack CAB will eb rolling through campus today!  If you spot us, come grab a snack!

GSC Various Locations | 11AM - 2PM


Cocoa & Conversations

LGBTQ+ Alliance

Stop by for some cocoa and conversations with Xavier's LGBTQ+ Alliance!

GSC First Floor | 12PM - 2PM


Sticker Your Story

Division of Student Affairs

Join the Division of Student Affairs to create a customized sticker to tell your Xavier story. Refreshments will be served!

GSC Clocktower Lounge | 2PM - 4PM


Week of Welcome Watch Party

International Animation Club (XUIAC)
Check out some of Japan's most popular anime and join our club for a discussion afterward to socialize and talk about new shows coming out soon and upcoming seasons of our favorite anime shows.

GSC Room 330 | 3PM - 4:30PM


So, You Think You Can (Fair) Trade?

Alternative Breaks (AB)
Have fun learning about Fair Trade with AB.  Games, simluations, a free raffle drawing and more!

GSC Lower Level, Ryan's Landing | 4PM - 5:30PM


Fresh Spring Roll-Making

Asian and American Students in Action (ASIA)
Grab a friend adn make some spring rolls with ASIA.  There will be music and games for yout o enjoy and meet new friends.

GSC Arrupe Overlook | 5PM - 6:30PM


Smashdown: Super Mario Bros

Childs Play
Join us for a Smash Brothers 4 tournament for fun!  Enjoy pizza and snacks, and meet our club members and our board.

GSC Lower Level, D'Artagnan's Den | 6PM - 9PM


An Evening with Molly Burke

Student Activities Council (SAC)
This event has been cancelled.  The artist, unfortunately, backed out of the engagement.


Trivia Night

Young Americans for Liberty (YAL)
Come and join Young Americans for Liberty for a night full of trivia with categories such as history, sports, music and more... oh and food!  There will be gift card prizes for the top teams.

GSC Arrupe Overlook | 7PM - 9PM


NPHC Game Night

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
NPHC invites all students in the Xavier community for a game night to welcome everyone back on campus for the new semester.

GSC Room 280, Center for Diversity & Inclusion | 7:30PM - 9PM


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Friday, January 12

Mantras & Muffins

Xavier Students Against Sexual Assault (XSASA)
Come meet XSASA, pick a word of mantra that speaks to you going into the semester and grab a muffin to go!

GSC First Floor | 9AM - 11AM


Dogs and Donuts
4 Paws for Ability
Join 4 Paws with some puppies and donuts to learn about 4 Paws for Ability as well as information about joining the club and becoming a puppy raiser or puppy sitter.

GSC Arrupe Overlook | 1PM - 2PM


Summer Service Info Session

Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice
Come learn about the 2019 Summer Service Internship program at Xavier! Hear from past interns about their experiences with this program. We hope to see you there!

GSC Arrupe Overlook | 3PM - 4PM


Gallagher Grand Opening Watch Party

Connex, Dining Services & All For One Shops
Watch Xavier take on Villanova at the grand opening watch party on our inflatable and new 100-inch television!  Watch party includes: pop-shot basketball, a pop-up All For One Shop with discounts on fan gear, combo specials, coupons for the new All For Subs and Blue Blob's Diner, free popcorn, raffle prizes and more!

GSC Lower Level, Ryan's Landing | 6PM - 12AM


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