Just for Fun

Texas A&M - Corpus Christi is happy to welcome both new and returning Islanders to campus for the Fall 2019 semester. Waves of Welcome consists of dozens of events to help Islanders connect to campus, meet new friends, and have some fun. 

 

All events are free for students with your SandDollar$ ID.

 

Show your Islander Pride with #TAMUCC in your social posts.  

  

Gazebo

Wednesday, August 21

Gazebo Games & Food

7 - 9 pm // Sam's Place Palapa

Sponsored by Chi Alpha

Come enjoy games and good at Sam's Place Palapa!

Students playing games in the DWC

Rec the Night

10 pm - 2 am // Dugan Wellness Center

Sponsored by Recreational Sports

Come hang out for a late night of fun before the school year starts in the Dugan Wellness Center!

Thursday, August 22

WOW Double Feature: Aladdin & Avengers: Endgame

9 pm // East Lawn

Bring a blanket to the lawn for popcorn and a FREE movie screening featuring: Avengers Endgame and Aladdin (2019 version).  Bus transportation available between campus and Momentum Village during movies. 

Students watching TV
Students at the Blue and Green Kickoff

Friday, August 23

Islanders Blue & Green Kickoff

4:30 - 5:30 pm // Dugan Gym

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Make sure to stick around the Dugan Wellness Center after convocation and help Islander Athletics kick off the year, while you get the chance to meet your coaches and student-athletes!

Students watching a game

Blue & Green Volleyball Scrimmage

5:30 - 6:30 pm // Dugan Gym

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Catch a preview of your Islanders Volleyball Team after the Blue & Green Kick Off, as they host an all-team scrimmage at the Dugan Wellness Center!

Students at a bonfire

Bond-Fire

9:30 pm - 12 am // East Lawn

Sponsored by I-TEAM and Rec Sports

Make friends and s'mores!
Join I-TEAM and Rec Sports for fire pits, snacks, games, and music.

Saturday, August 24

Momentum XXL

5 - 7 pm // Momentum Village Clubhouse

Have fun at Momentum Village!

 

Momentum Village Clubhouse 

Club CAB: Glow Party

9 pm - 12 am // UC Anchor

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Join Campus Activities Board for a late night dance party with glow in the dark accessories!

Glow Party

Hula dancer and a student

Monday, August 26
First Day of Fall Classes

Miramar Welcome Luau

6 - 8 pm // Miramar Pool

Sponsored by Miramar Residence Life

Enjoy this traditional event at Miramar to celebrate the first day of classes. Participate in luau-themed activities for all Islanders at the Miramar Courtyard and Pool area. Free food and shirts for students!

Tuesday, August 27

UCP Radio

11:30 am - 1 pm // UC Rotunda

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Request your favorite songs with UCP Radio while you make your way to all the other fun W.O.W events happening throughout the building! 

UC Rotunda

Student repelling down a wall

Wednesday, August 28

ROTC Rock Wall & Peddle Cars

11 am - 2 pm // Anchor Plaza

Sponsored by TAMUCC ROTC Cadet Club

Join ROTC for a fun time of rock climbing and peddle cars!

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UCP Radio

11:30 am - 1 pm // UC Rotunda

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Request your favorite songs with UCP Radio while you make your way to all the other fun W.O.W events happening throughout the building!

Thursday, August 29

Breakers Welcome Back Bash

4 - 7 pm // UC Breakers Gameroom

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Enjoy playing pool, air hockey, or video games? Then come hang with us in Breakers for our Welcome Back Bash!

Student playing pool

CAB Dive in Movie

9 - 11 pm // Dugan Pool

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board (CAB)

What better place to watch a movie than in the water?

Inflatable shark in the pool

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Friday, August 30

DUGS Ice Cream Social

1 - 3 pm // Faculty Center 107

Sponsored by Department for Undergraduate Studies

Come get some ice cream and visit with your first year professors! Join us for the 3rd annual DUGS Ice Cream Social!

Soccer player

Islander Soccer vs. UTRGV
South Texas Showdown

7 pm // Dugan Stadium

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Be sure to wear your blue and green and support your Islanders Women's Soccer Team as they host their first home-game of the regular season against rival UTRGV in the South Texas Showdown at the Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium!

Tuesday, September 3

Trivia Challenge

11 am - 1 pm // UC Anchor

Sponsored by Alpha Epsilon Delta and the Pre-Dental Society

Come out for a fun time of trivia, while seeing what the pre-professional organizations are all about. Plus a chance to win a free prize!

Students playing trivia

Take a Break with Breakers

12 - 2 pm // UC Breakers Gameroom

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Enjoy your long weekend? Already in need of a break? Come 'Take a break with Breakers' and play some games, meet new people, enjoy music, and grab a bite to eat!

Student playing Guitar Hero

UC Rotunda

Wednesday, September 4

UCP Radio

11:30 am - 1 pm // UC Rotunda

Sponsored by University Center Programs

Request your favorite songs with UCP Radio while you make your way to all the other fun W.O.W events happening throughout the building!

Volleyball player

Islander Volleyball vs. UTRGV
South Texas Showdown

6:30 pm // Dugan Gym

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Head out to the Dugan Wellness Center and support your Islanders Volleyball Team as they prepare to take on rival UTRGV in their first home-game of the regular season!

Thursday, September 5

UCP Patio Jam

6 - 8 pm // UC Sea Breeze Patio

Sponsored by University Center Programs (UCP)

Head out to the UC Sea Breeze Patio for live music, food, games, and entertainment. Chill with your friends and catch some tunes.

Patio Jam

Students at a tailgate

Friday, September 6

Islanders Tailgate

5 - 6:30 pm // Dugan Stadium

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Come out to the Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium parking lot and participate in our pregame tailgate as your Islanders Women's Soccer Team prepare to take on Texas Southern!

Islander Soccer vs Texas Southern

 

Islanders Soccer vs. Texas Southern

7 pm // Dugan Stadium

Sponsored by Islander Athletics

Swing on by the Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium after the Islanders Tailgate and cheer on your Islanders Women's Soccer Team as they take on Texas Southern!

Saturday, September 7

Islander Clean

9:30 am - 12 pm // UC Sea Breeze Patio

Sponsored by Student Volunteer Connection (SVC)

Show your Islander spirit by joining the Student Volunteer Connection and help make an Islander Impact in beautifying the campus by going around and picking up trash and litter! Everyone is welcome to participate!

Students cleaning the island



For more information about any of the events contact 361-825-2231

 

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