Week of Welcome

Week of Welcome

OMA excitedly welcomes students to campus each semester with a few signature programs during Week of Welcome (WOW). Check the calendar for Welcome Back Jam, the LGBTQ+ & Ally Ice Cream Social, and other great events.


Welcome Back Jam (Fall)
Thursday • August 17, 2017 • 9-11pm • MSC Ballroom
Welcome Back Jam is one of the largest events during WOW where over 2,000 students gather in the MSC Ballroom for a fun night of performances from multicultural organizations, dancing, and food. It kicks off the semester with high energy and a connection to the diversity that exists within the various student organizations.




WBJ Ice Cream Social

LGBTQ+ & Ally Ice Cream Social (Fall)
Thursday • August 24, 2017 • 1-3pm • MSC Ballroom
All members of the USF campus community are welcome to stop by for some ice cream and to meet campus and local resources supporting LGBTQ+ identities. Don't miss the chance to connect to students, faculty, staff, and community members who are committed to providing a welcoming experience for LGBTQ+ and ally students.





iBuddy Kick-Off (Fall)
Friday • September 8, 2017 • 1-3pm • MSC Ballroom
The iBuddy Kick-Off is the introduction to the iBuddy Program where attendees can learn about the program and how to get involved. Participants can meet their buddy at the Kick-Off or be matched after registering. For more information, click here.


Multicultural Mixer

Multicultural Mixer (Spring)
Join us in the Office of Multicultural Affairs for a Multicultural Mixer. Connect with students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds from across the campus. Snacks and games will be provided.