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Welcome Week 2020

August 24, 2020
From: 
Tim Mirnyi, Chair of University Programs Council

Dear Students,

As Chair of University Programs Council (UPC), a student-run organization founded to program events for the University, we are very excited to announce the events for UPC’s Welcome Week 2020

Events begin and will continue throughout the first few weeks back, as we celebrate the start of the new school year. All events are free to current UVA students. 

UPC PRESENTS: WELCOME WEEK 2020

Welcome Week 

FREE WELCOME WEEK CONCERT: AN EVENING WITH ???

Welcome Concert

The headliner for our Welcome Week concert this year is TBA. Stay tuned to our social media (listed below) to be the first to know once the artist is announced. 

The concert will be livestreamed on Saturday, September 5, starting at 10 p.m. It is free and open to current UVA undergraduate and graduate students. For other events happening on Grounds, check the Wahoo Welcome list of events.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26
Rotunda Sing
8pm
Virtual

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27
Comedian: Michelle Wolf
8pm
Virtual

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
Planting Positivity
6pm
O'Hill Field

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
Magician: Kevin Blake
7:30pm
Hybrid, Amphitheater

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
Welcome Concert, Featuring ???
10pm
Virtual

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Pop-Up Picnic
1pm, 3pm
Hybrid, Several Locations

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Cinema Presents: Birds of Prey 
8:30pm
Hybrid, O’Hill Field

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
Silent Disco
8pm
Hybrid, O’Hill Field

This is the first year that most of our Welcome Week events are being held with a virtual option in order to facilitate our mission of providing programming for students, regardless of where they may be geographically. Our members have been working very hard over the past several months planning, and we are excited to see you at Welcome Week and many more of our events in the coming year. 

We’ve implemented extensive norms surrounding safety and risk mitigation during the pandemic, and have outlined specific steps on our website. We actively encourage everyone to be aware of how your choices affect people around you, and to adopt empathy moving into this semester. 

For more information about these upcoming events as well as details about joining our team later this fall, follow us on Instagram & Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our newsletter

Best of luck in the academic year, and welcome back to UVA.  

Sincerely,

Tim Mirnyi
Chair of University Programs Council