Winter Welcome

Winter Welcome Website

Winter Welcome Logo 

Winter Welcome is a series of events and programs designed to welcome students to Miami University before the start of spring semester classes. Winter Welcome programs are open to all new and continuing students first-year students and new transfer students.

Winter Welcome 2021 programs will be offered both online and in-person. All events will operate according to policies and protocol outlined in the Healthy Together guide

All events and details are listed in the Discover Miami - Campus Guide mobile app and listed on the Winter Welcome web calendar; new events will be added on a rolling basis, so check back often!

Winter Welcome 2021

♦ denotes an in-person event

Tuesday, January 19

  • Get In The Game! Intramural Sports Information Session
    • 10:30 - 11:00 am EST 
  • Remote Resources: Library Edition
    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST
  • Get Involved through Residence Life
    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Wednesday, January 20

  • Winter Breakaway From Insight to Impact: Enhance and Advance Your Career
  • Live Music Bingo (with prizes!) 
    • 9:00 - 10:00 pm EST

Thursday, January 21

  • Winter Breakaway From Insight to Impact: Enhance and Advance Your Career
  • Remote Resources: Library Edition 
    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
  • Get In The Game! Intramural Sports Information Session
    • 3:00 - 3:30 pm 
  • MAP Throwback Lip Sync
    • 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Friday, January 22

  • Winter Breakaway From Insight to Impact: Enhance and Advance Your Career
  • Intercultural Connections 
    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST
  • First-Year Student Social 
    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST
  • Transfer Student Social
    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST
  • Free Money Game Show (with prizes!) 
    • 8:30 - 9:30 pm EST

Saturday, January 23

  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-ups
    • various times
  • Map Meme Trivia
    • 8:00 - 9:30 pm EST

Sunday, January 24

  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-ups
    • various times
  • First-Year Residence Hall Meeting 
    • 7:00 - 7:30 pm EST
  • Upper-class Residence Hall Meeting
    • 8:00 - 8:30 pm EST
  • Computer Science & Software Engineering Welcome 
    • 8:00 - 9:00 pm EST

Monday, January 25

  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-up
    • TBD
  • Crate Stacking - Climbing Challenge ♦
    • 7:30 - 9:00 pm EST
  • Open Skate Night ♦
    • 10:30 - 11:30 pm EST

Tuesday, January 26

  • Remote Resources: Library Edition
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST
  • A New Dawn for Study Abroad: Planning for International Travel in the Near Future
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST
  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-up
    • TBD
  • Winter Welcome Student Ice Skating ♦
    • 10:30 - 11:30 pm EST

Wednesday, January 27

  • Remote Resources: Library Edition
    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm EST
  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-up
    • TBD
  • Winter Welcome Student Ice Skating ♦
    • 10:30 - 11:30 pm EST

Thursday, January 28

  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-up
    • TBD
  • Performing Arts Series Concert: Mwenso and The Shakes Live
    • 7:30 - 9:00 pm EST
  • Winter Welcome Student Ice Skating ♦
    • 10:30 - 11:30 pm EST

Friday, January 29

  • Psychology Department Spring Open House
    • 12:00 - 2:00 pm EST
  • MAP Virtual Escape Room
    • 8:00 - 10:00 pm EST

Saturday, January 30

  • Winter Hike with EcoReps (TBD) ♦
  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-ups
    • various times
  • Map Movie feat. Catch Me If You Can
    • 8:00 - 10:00 pm EST
  • Choose Your Own Game Show (with prizes!) 
    • 9:00 - 10:00 pm EST
  • Winter Welcome Student Ice Skating ♦
    • 10:30 - 11:30 pm EST

Sunday, January 31

  • Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) meet-ups
    • TBD

Winter Welcome Web Calendar

In addition to the Orientation and Transition mobile app, the Winter Welcome schedule of events is available on the Winter Welcome web calendar.

Get the App!

Make sure to download the Miami University Events mobile app (available for both Android and Apple devices) for complete Welcome Week information. The schedule will be available in early August. 

Inside the app, click Download Guides and select the Orientation and Transition guide to access orientation and Welcome Week schedules, maps, and other helpful information.

Academic Calendar

What happens after classes begin?

For a list of important dates and deadlines, check out the Academic Calendar.