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Programs and Activities

Resident Community Events

The department of Housing and Residence Life has specific events for residents. Please check with your Resident Assistant (RA) for events happening in your residential community! Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) also have more specific events related to each LLC!

A Few Highlighted Annual Housing and Residence Life Events:

August: Move-In Happens

August: House Calls

September: Safety Week 

September/October: FreshCheckDay

October: Battle of the Hall Stars (Battle)

October/November: Student Staff Recruitment

December: De-Stress Fest


Explore the Housing and Residence Life Website to discover amenities, opportunities and events available to you. Be sure to follow us on social media @unf_hrl to stay up-to-date!


Traditional Fall/Spring Programs and Events

A Few Highlights Include:

Mondays: Digital Trivia

Tuesdays: Twisted Tuesday and Would You Rather

Wednesdays: Swoop Trails

Thursdays: Riddle Me This

Fridays: Drive-In Movie 


For a detailed schedule and list of events please visit the Osprey Life events webpage!


Annual Semester Programs and Events

Summer B Kickoff

Summer's official welcome week, Summer B Kickoff helps new and returning Ospreys adjust to the new semester with a series of events and activities during the first week of Summer B classes. Whether you want to enjoy a cookout, attend fun events or get involved on campus, Summer B Kickoff has a little bit of everything. Brought to you by UNF Campus Life and the Student Life and Services Fee.

Fall Week of Welcome (WOW)

Week of Welcome, or WOW, welcomes new and returning students to the campus community through a series of programs and activities spanning the first week of fall classes. Week of Welcome will help you discover the campus, find new friends, meet people who can help you get involved at UNF and learn more about academic and co-curricular programs and services available to students. WOW is open to all new and returning students, so remember to bring your Osprey 1Card to all events!

First Week/Spring Week of Welcome (WOW)

First Week or Spring WOW happens at the beginning of the Spring semester ans welcomes back students after Winter Break.

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