MISSOULA – When University of Montana students return from their holiday break this month, a bevy of activities will welcome them home to campus.
Griz Winter Welcome will be held Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 8-12. Activities will range from s’mores around a campfire to movies and a Welcome Back Party.
“It might be cold outside, but we have a lot of fun things planned to get students engaged and excited for
Spring semester classes start at UM on Thursday, Jan. 10. Scheduled events for Griz Winter Welcome will include:
- Tuesday, Jan. 8 – S’mores around the Payne Family Native American Center firepit from 8 to 10 p.m. (Festivities will move inside to the Corner Store if the weather is bad.
- Wednesday, Jan. 9 – UM Speed Networking with Alumni from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom.
- Thursday, Jan. 10 – Residence hall floor meetings from 5 to 8 p.m.
- Thursday, Jan. 10 – A free showing of the movie “Shrek” in the UC Theater from 8 to 10 p.m., complete with complimentary popcorn and soda.
- Friday, Jan. 11 – A Winter Welcome Back Party held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UC Atrium. Activities will include screen printing, Big Sky breakout boxes, student performances, a student service fair
- Saturday, Jan. 12 – A welcome-back-students Lady Griz basketball at 2 p.m. in Dahlberg Arena. Admission is free for UM students. The Lady Griz will face Northern Colorado in a conference matchup.
For more information visit https://www.umt.edu/grizwelcome/winter. Details also will be available on the UM app.