Welcome Week 2021.




Residence Hall Lawn Rain Location: Hermann Hall, Auditorium

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For all students. Recommended for first-year students.

Celebrate the beginning of college with a Chicago-style picnic reception. Our “Taste of Chicago” menu will feature Chicago favorites. During the reception you’ll hear from our Student Success and First-Year Experience teams. Families are invited.

Get more information about Welcome Week 2021 here.


Note: Face coverings will be required. Even if you are fully vaccinated, all students, staff, faculty, and guests must wear a face covering indoors. The university will review and revise the mask protocol as appropriate given changes to state and city public-health guidelines.

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