Monday, August 16, 2021
University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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The Center of Diversity and Enrichment (CDE) will be hosting the “Week of Welcome” for students as a kickoff to the Fall semester. From Loteria (Mexican bingo), TRIO event, pastries, drinks, and much more. Students are encouraged to stop by to attend the events and obtain raffle tickets to win prizes. 

Our Week of Welcome will include the Community of Color event for members of the university community to learn about multicultural student organizations.  The event will take place on the 2nd floor of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Ballroom.

Week of Welcome Graphic

Monday, Aug. 23: CDE Scavenger Hunt

Win prizes by getting to know the CDE space, resources, and staff! Participating in any Week of Welcome event will get you a raffle ticket for the end-of-the-week drawing. 

Tuesday, Aug. 24: TRIO Student Mixer

An opportunity for current and past TRIO SSS and TRIO Upward Bound students to connect and build community. 

Wednesday, Aug. 25: Pastries and Coffee

Eat some sweet treats; drink some tea, coffee, tea, juice, or water; and connect with your campus community in a casual atmosphere. Obtain a raffle ticket when you stop by. 

Thursday, Aug. 26: Community of Color

  • 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • IMU 2nd Floor Ballroom

Meet students, faculty, and staff from all over campus. There will be good food and great conversations. also stop by to connect with different student organizations on campus. 

Friday, Aug. 26: Loteria (Mexican Bingo)

Win game prizes by playing Loteria. After the game we will draw for the “Week of Welcome” raffle. Your chances are better the more you participate throughout the week.