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What's Going On This Month?

Sep
03
2016

International & Exchange Student Welcome Day

All Day
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International and Exchange Students are welcome to join us on this day to connect with other international students and staff members. There is no cost to participate, and lunch & dinner are provided. RSVP by August 15 and click here for more info.

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Sep
05
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Sep
10
 
2016

2016 Orientation Week Events

 
OWeek 2016 will take place from September 5 to Saturday September 10.
Sunday, September 4 >>
  • Delaware
    • Opening Remarks ft. Western Cheerleaders in backyard: 6:15pm-8:00pm
    • Andy Thibodeau in Dining Hall: 8:10pm-9:15pm>
    • Coffee House in Formal Lounge (FOLO): 10:00pm-12:00am
  • Med Syd
    • Welcome ft. Andy Thibodeau in Sydenham Quad: 6:30pm-7:45pm
    • Bonfire in Sydenhamd Quad: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Ontario
    • Carnival in courtyard: 8:00pm-12:00am
  • Saugeen
    • Welcome Ceremony in main lounge: 7:00pm-8:00pm
    • Saugeen Carnival in main lounge: 9:00pm-12:00am
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Monday, September 5 >>
  • Delaware
    • Campfire 'n Volleyball at volleyball court: 10:00pm-12:00am
  • Elgin
    • Cheer Practice in Elgin field: 5:15pm-6:00pm
    • Tie Dye in main lounge: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Essex
    • Building Meeting in Dining Hall/backyard: 5:15pm-6:00pm
    • Campout in backyard: 9:30pm-12:30am
  • Med Syd
    • Games Night in Formal Lounge (Flounge): 9:15pm-12:00am
  • Ontario
    • Cheerleaders in courtyard: 5:00pm-6:00pm
    • Do-It-Yourself Night in Dining Hall: 8:00pm-11:00pm
  • Perth
    • Movie/Video Game Night in Fireside Lounge/main lounge: 9:00pm-1:00am
  • Saugeen
    • Cheer Session at basketball courts: 5:15pm-6:00pm
    • Games Night in main lounge: 10:00pm-1:00am
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Tuesday, September 6 >>
  • Delaware
    • X Games - Scavenger Hunt in Formal Lounge (FOLO): 7:30pm-11:00pm
    • Deli + Elgin Dance on concrete beach: 9:00pm-1:00am
  • Elgin
    • Deli+Elgin Dance on concrete beach: 9:00pm-1:00am
    • Board Game Night in main lounge: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Essex
    • Southside Dance at Ontario Hall courtyard: 10:00pm-1:00am
    • Room Decorations and Crafts Night in Academic Café: 9:30pm-12:30am
  • Med Syd
    • Dogtag Party in Medway Quad: 9:00pm-1:00am
  • Ontario
    • South Side Dance in courtyard: 10:00pm-1:00am
    • Coffee House in courtyard: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Perth
    • Southside Dance at Ontario Hall courtyard: 10:00pm-1:00am
    • Art Attack in Fireside Lounge: 9:00pm-12:30am
  • Saugeen
    • Saugeen Dance in main lounge: 10:00pm-1:00am
    • Cupcake Decorating in Dining Hall: 10:00pm-12:00am
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Wednesday, September 7 >>
  • Delaware
    • Karaoke 'n Sundaes in main lounge: 10:00pm-12:00am
  • Elgin
    • Wellness Wednesday in Dining Hall: 10:00pm-12:00am
  • Essex
    • Zorb Balls in backyard: 10:00pm-12:30am
  • Med Syd
    • Cupcake Decorating in Dining Hall: 10:15pm-12:00am
  • Ontario
    • Bonfire in courtyard: 10:00pm-11:30pm
  • Perth
    • Bonfire in backyard: 10:00pm-12:00am
  • Saugeen
    • Rick McGhie in main lounge: 10:00pm-1:00am
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Thursday, September 8 >>
  • Delaware
    • Board Games 'n Pizza in Formal Lounge (FOLO): 8:00pm-11:00pm
  • Elgin
    • Bonfire in Elgin field: 9:00pm-11:45pm
  • Essex
    • Karaoke in Dining Hall: 9:30pm-12:30am
  • Med Syd
    • Movie and Pizza Night in Formal Lounge (Flounge): 9:15pm-12:00am
  • Ontario
    • Throwback Karaoke in Dining Hall: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Perth
    • Glow in the Dark Dodgeball in Activity Room: 9:00pm-1:00am
  • Saugeen
    • Campfire at basketball courts: 10:00pm-12:00am
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Friday, September 9 >>
  • Delaware
    • Sledgehammer Bingo in Formal Lounge (FOLO): 8:00pm-11:00pm
  • Elgin
    • Hat and Cookie Decorating in main lounge: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Essex
    • Beach Party in backyard: 3:00pm-7:30pm
    • Games Night in Dining Hall: 9:30pm-12:30am
  • Med Syd
    • Scavenger Hunt in Formal Lounge (Flounge): 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Ontario
    • Sledgehammer Bingo in courtyard: 9:00pm-11:00pm
  • Perth
    • Perth Escape in Activity Room: 9:00pm-1:00am
    • Snakes and Lattes in Fireside Lounge: 9:00pm-1:00am
  • Saugeen
    • Arts and Crafts in main lounge: 10:00pm-1:00am
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Saturday, September 10 >>
  • Delaware
    • Movie Night in Formal Lounge (FOLO): 9:00pm-11:00pm
  • Elgin
    • Movie Night in main lounge: 9:00pm-12:00am
  • Essex
    • Movie Night in Dining Hall: 8:30pm-12:30am
  • Med Syd
    • Game Night 2.0 – Trivia Style in Formal Lounge (Flounge): 9:15pm-12:00am
  • Ontario
    • Movie Night in main lounge: 9:00pm-11:30pm
  • Perth
    • Carnival in Dining Hall: 9:00pm-1:00am
  • Saugeen
    • Glow in the Dark Dodgeball in main lounge: 10:00pm-1:00am
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Sep
09
2016

Pillow Talk with Captain Crunch

Elgin, Delaware, Essex, Med-Syd, Ontario, Perth, Saugeen Residence Lobbies
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Somewhere over the course of move-in, and orientation week you have been reminded that classes start tomorrow, and you don't know what to expect! Meet your Academic and Leadership Programmer in residence, in your comfy PJs, enjoy a bowl of sugary cereal treats, to talk about academic big questions, tour study spaces in residence, and learn about various recourses and supports available to help you get through your first day of class and throughout the academic year.

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Sep
12
2016

Get the Scoop

MedSyd & Elgin, 5:30-6:30pm
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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
13
2016

Get the Scoop

Ontario & Perth, 5:30-6:30pm
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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
13
&
Sep
14
 
2016

Mandatory Building Meetings

All Buildings, 10:15pm
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To ensure you're successful in residence for the year, make sure you attend your specified building meeting! Now that OWeek is over, there's important information that we need to cover to ensure you're successful in residence for the year. Make sure you attend your specified building meeting!

  • Tuesday September 13
    Building Meeting (Perth, Essex, 1/2 Ontario, Saugeen 1-6)
  • Wednesday September 14
    Building Meeting (Elgin, MedSyd, Delaware, 1/2 Ontario, Saugeen 7-9 and Maitland)
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Sep
14
2016

Get the Scoop

Saugeen, 5:30-6:30pm
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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
15
2016

Get the Scoop

Delaware and Essex, 5:30-6:30pm
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Hosted by your Academic and Leadership Programmers, Get the Scoop is a great program designed for you to interact faculty and residence sophs, engage with academic counselors on campus, ask questions, and learn about incredible learning strategies to help you be more successful in first year. And as an added bonus, there will be delicious ice cream!!

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Sep
15
2016

Mid-Autumn Festival

 
Sep
16
2016

Residence Pool Party

Western Student Recreation Centre, 8:00pm - 12:00am
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O'Week's over - still looking for an EPIC party with your 5000 roommates in residence? Western Residences have free, exclusive use of the Student Rec Centre tonight, with plenty of planned activities happening throughout the building. The pool will be host to inner-tube water polo, zorb ball water races, and a bellyflop competition, all to the musical stylings of DJ Brickhouse.

Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge. playing dodgeball in one of the gyms, or gather a team and challenge your friends to a friendly game of Bubble Soccer. Looking to stay dry? Don't want to break a sweat? Inflatables, arcade games, and dedicated board game rooms will also be available. There'll be plenty of door prizes and giveaways throughout the night - including Booster Juice samples.

Make sure you get there early! First 200 attendees receive their very own Rez Sunglasses.

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Sep
20
2016

Fire Warden Training

London Hall Room 100, 6:30p.m.
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Hey you, get out! If you've been selected to be a fire warden, please attend a training session. If you are unable to attend a training session in your own building, you are welcome to attend one in a different residence.

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Sep
20
&
Sep
21
 
2016

Floor Rep Elections

 
Sep
21
2016

Fire Warden Training

Med-Syd Formal Lounge, 6:30 p.m.
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Hey you, get out! If you've been selected to be a fire warden, please attend a training session. If you are unable to attend a training session in your own building, you are welcome to attend one in a different residence.

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Sep
25
2016

Residents' Council & Floor Rep Training

 
Sep
25
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Oct
08
 
2016

Rez Powers Down

Let's work together to win the challenge by reducing your energy consumption!
Sep
26
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Sep
30
 
2016

Sustainability Awareness Week

 
Sep
26
2016

Fire Warden Training

Ontario Main Lounge, 6:30 p.m.
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Hey you, get out! If you've been selected to be a fire warden, please attend a training session. If you are unable to attend a training session in your own building, you are welcome to attend one in a different residence.

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Sep
27
2016

Fire Warden Training

Elgin Main Lounge, 6:30 p.m.
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Hey you, get out! If you've been selected to be a fire warden, please attend a training session. If you are unable to attend a training session in your own building, you are welcome to attend one in a different residence.

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