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Week of Welcome

January 10 – 22, 2021

We are excited to welcome you to campus and can’t wait for you to join us for Spring Week of Welcome (WOW). Make sure to check this web page and our social channels for more updates as we announce new events and activities happening January 10-22.

*Schedule is subject to change

Sunday, January 10

New Student Orientation

5 PM | Musco Technology Center


Monday, January 11 – First Day of Class

Welcome Back Booths

10 AM to Noon | Penn Activity Center
First 100 students get a free WPU t-shirt!


Tuesday, January 11

Mental Health Pizza Chat

11 AM | Chief Mahaska Room

Tailgate and Watch Party

7 PM | Click here to sign-up.


Wednesday, January 13

Statesmen Spirit Day

All Day | Campus-wide
Wear your Statesmen gear for a chance to win a fun prize! Winners will be selected randomly throughout the day.

Statesmen Basketball Games

5 PM | Women’s Basketball
7:30 PM | Men’s Basketball


Thursday, January 14


11:10 AM | Chief Mahaska Room


6:30 to 9 PM | Chief Mahaska Room
Your chance to win groceries and money to spend around the Oskaloosa community!

Friday, January 15

Movie Night

6:30/8:30 PM | PAC Court
Click here to sign-up.


Saturday, January 16

Statesmen Basketball Games

2 PM | Women’s Basketball
4 PM | Men’s Basketball

Virtual Trivia Night

Hosted by Res Life. More details to come!


Monday, January 18

Bias at its Best: A Workshop on Implicit Bias

10 AM | Chief Mahaska Room
Your chance to win WPU merchandise for attending!

Alumni Panel: Penn Perspectives

1 PM | Virtual Zoom Link


Tuesday, January 19

Men’s Volleyball Game

7 PM | Penn Activity Center


Thursday, January 21

Mental Health Jeopardy

7 PM | Chief Mahaska Room
Click here to sign-up!


Friday, January 22

Social Media Challenge

More details to come!