Welcome Students! O-Week 2018


Move In Days for Residence

Sunday, Sept. 2 – Delaware, Medway-Sydenham, Ontario, Saugeen-Maitland (A-K)

Monday, Sept. 3 – Alumni, Elgin, Essex, Perth, Saugeen-Maitland (L-Z)

Off-Campus Students – Register for O-Week and Society of Off-Campus

Monday, Sept. 3 / UCC

International Student Orientation Day

Monday, Sept. 3 / 9:30 am – 12:30 pm / North Campus Building, Room 101

Register by Aug. 30 to attend and learn how to make the most of your Western experience. http://www.events.westernu.ca/events/western-international/2018-09/international-student-undergrad.html

Residence/OC Late Night Programming

Monday, Sept. 3 / 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

Welcome Rally & Residence/OC Programming

Tuesday, Sept. 4 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Alumni Hall

Western's Welcome Rally is a high-energy program that all first-year residence and off-campus students attend. This program helps orient students to campus life, build spirit, and create awareness about personal safety, wellness supports, academic resources, and consent education.

Opening Ceremonies, Variety Show & Carnival

Tuesday, Sept. 4 / 7:30 pm – 1:00 am / UC Hill

Faculty Day

Wednesday, Sept. 5

The day will start in the Spencer Engineering Building with welcomes from your Head Soph, UES President and Associate and Assistant Deans. Come on out and meet first-year professors, faculty, staff and your Undergraduate Engineering Society. Your Engineering Soph team has a fun-filled day of activities planned.

One Love

Wednesday, Sept. 5 / 7:00 pm / UC Hill

The One Love rally celebrates Western’s commitment to our diverse student population. Come out and enjoy powerful performances and speakers.


Thursday, Sept. 6

Attend your first classes during the day, but the O-Week fun continues in the evening with faculty late night programming. 

Professor Pecha Kucha

Thursday, Sept. 6 / 7:00 pm / UC Hill

This event will feature a series of “TEDTalk” presentations from some of Western’s most decorated professors. Every professor will attempt to defend/dispute the statement: Humans have the right to modify the natural environment to suit their needs.


Friday, Sept. 7

Closing Ceremonies

Friday, Sept. 7 / 7:00 pm / UC Hill

Pop/Rock Concert

Friday, Sept. 7 / 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm / UC Hill

Orientation Serves

Saturday, Sept. 8 / 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Volunteer with your fellow students to support the work of London not-for-profit organizations.

Football Game

Saturday, Sept. 8 / 4:00 pm / TD Stadium

Come out and cheer on the Western Mustangs as they take on the McMaster Marauders.

EDM Concert

Saturday, Sept. 8 / 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm / UC Hill

Please visit www.oweek.ca for more information.