2019 EVENTS

 DATE
EVENT
TIME
LOCATION
September 1 First Street and Riverfront Move-In 9am-1pm First Street & Riverfront
September 2

Labor Day

 

 

 

September 3

Classes Begin

Ice Cream Carts

 

Fitness Classes begin

 

Noon until ice cream is gone

 

 

McKinnon Plaza

 

Rec Center

September 4      
September 5

Campus Carnival

4-8pm

Kearsley Street

 

September 6

Wolverine Welcome

10am-4pm

Rec Center, UCEN, Theatre, North Lawn

September 7

 

 

 
September 8      
September 10

MGagement Fair

Ice Cream w/Chancellor Dutta

International Center Open House

Student Health Insurance Enrollment

3-5pm

 

11am-1pm

10am-Noon

North Lawn

 

219 UCEN

3rd Floor UCEN

September 11

College of Health Sciences Welcome Back event

12-2pm

WSW Atrium

September 12

Rec Bash

Campus Voter Registration

Student Veterans Resource Center Open House

CHS Welcome Back Picnic

12-4pm

9am-2pm

11:30am-2pm

 

12-2pm

Rec Center

TBD

131 UPAV

 

WSW Atrium

September 13

2nd Friday Art Walk

6-9pm

Downtown Flint

September 14 Flint Festival of Writers 9am-9pm Ferris Wheel Bldg., Totem Bookstore
September 15 Spikeball Tourney 12-4pm  
September 16 Intercultural Cookout 4-6pm McKinnon Plaza
September 17

Party in the Plaza

2-4pm

McKinnon Plaza

September 18

 

 

 

September 19

CAB Movie on the Lawn

Wyatt Exploraton Program Kick-off

8:45-11:30pm

4:30-6pm

North Lawn

251 FH

September 20

Blueprints Leadership Conference

 

PT HEART Open House

9am-4pm

 

1-3pm

UCEN (behind FH near the river)

Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village

September 21
Peace Walk for International Day of Peace
 
Men's Soccer first home game vs. Mott Community College
 
Women's Soccer first home game vs. Oakland University
11am-12:30pm
 
 
11am
 
 
12pm
Outside
 
 
Goodrich High School
 
 
Genesee Fieldhouse (Grand Blanc)
September 22

 

 

 

September 23 Intramural Sports begin 6-9pm Rec Center
September 24

 

   
September 25

 

 

 

September 26

NPHC Yard Show

6-8pm

McKinnon Plaza

September 27

 

 

 

September 28 Men's Ice Hockey first home game vs. Indiana Tech 8pm Crystal Fieldhouse (Burton)
September 29

 

 

 

 

Maize & Blue Day Events by Category

ACADEMIC SPEAKER/WORKSHOP

  • The Flint Festival of Writers: (formerly Flint Literary Festival) is a two-day event held in locations throughout the city to celebrate and support writers and writing around the community. 

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Campus Voter Registration: Register to vote, and complete other Secretary of State tasks on campus this day

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

  • Intercultural Cookout: Join the ICC and various cultural and diversity-related student orgs, offices, and academic units for food and fellowship
  • Peace Walk: Join international students and friends as we take a walk through campus to honor, celebrate, and promote peace
  • International Center Open House: Meet the International Center Team. Learn about their services and how they assist international students

FITNESS & SPORTS

  • Fitness Classes begin: Over 30 different classes are offered each week
  • Rec Bash: Learn about the programs and offerings at the Rec Center
  • Intramural Sports begin: Form a team or request assistance finding a team to join
  • Home Openers for Men's & Women's Soccer + Men's Ice Hockey
  • Spikeball Tourney: A free event for co-ed teams to play Spikeball. Sign-up in the Rec Center business office by Sept. 11

OPEN HOUSE/WELCOME

  • Wolverine Welcome: New-student welcome event: Play Fair, Spirit & Traditions Walk, Campus Cookout
  • International Center Open House: Meet the International Center Team. Learn about their services and how they assist international students
  • MGagement Fair: Involvement fair including student orgs, university departments, offices, and community partners
  • College of Health Sciences Welcome Back: The Dean will welcome all CHS and healthcare-interested students. Include games, food, and program information as well as student group participation.
  • Rec Bash: Learn about the programs & offerings! Club Sports will be in attendance, check out a fitness class, register for intramural sports, or simply get a tour of the building. Be sure to bring a t-shirt from a different school for our t-shirt trade-in, and get a Wolverines shirt for FREE. 
  • Intercultural Cookout: Join the ICC and various cultural and diversity-related student organizations, offices, and academic units for food and fellowship.
  • Party in the Plaza: Involvement fair for Fraternity & Sorority Life organizations
  • CAB Movie on the Lawn: "Toy Story 4", CAB offers a free movie for students to enjoy
  • Student Veteran Resource Center Open House: Welcome new and returning student veterans. Students have the opportunity to meet SVRC staff, build camaraderie, sign up to join the Student Veterans of America-Flint Chapter, enjoy free food, and learn about the resources and events available at the SVRC. 
  • CHS Welcome Picnic: Dean Donna Fry invites health career-interested students to join us for snacks, games, and swag. Learn about CHS and all it has to offer.
  • PT HEART Open House: PT Heart (Physical Therapy, Health Education, & Rehabilitation Treatment) is a student-led, pro-bono clinic located in the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village
  • Wyatt Exploration Program Kick off: This year's Wyatt Exploration Program events of film showings and guest lecturers on the topic of the coming trip: Ireland: Islands of Saints and Heroes

SOCIAL

  • Campus Carnival: Assorted activities for students and families, including inflatables, carnival games, and prizes
  • International Center Open House: Meet the International Center Team. Learn about our services.
  • NPHC Yard Show: Historically Black fraternities and sororities community development event with performances
  • Student Veteran Resource Center Open House: Welcome new and returning student veterans. Students have the opportunity to meet SVRC staff, build camaraderie, sign up to join the Student Veterans of America-Flint Chapter, enjoy free food, and learn about the resources and events available at the SVRC. 
  • Wyatt Exploration Program Kick-off: This year's Wyatt Exploration Program events of film showings and guest lecturers on the topic of the coming trip: Ireland: Islands of Saints and Heroes

STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENT

  • Campus Carnival: Assorted activities for students and families, including inflatables, carnival games, and prizes
  • MGagement Fair: Involvement fair including student organizations, university departments, offices, and community partners
  • Party in the Plaza: Involvement fair for Fraternity & Sorority Life organizations
  • Movie on the Lawn: CAB presents "Toy Story 4" for free. 
  • NPHC Yard Show: Historically Black fraternities and sororities community development event with performances
  • Blueprints Leadership Conference: Student organization officer training and leadership development event hosted by Student Involvement & Leadership
  • Student Veteran Resource Center Open House: Welcome new and returning student veterans. Students have the opportunity to meet SVRC staff, build camaraderie, sign up to join the Student Veterans of America-Flint Chapter, enjoy free food, and learn about the resources and events available at the SVRC. 

STUDENT SUCCESS/STUDENT SERVICES

  • Student Health Insurance Enrollment: Health insurance enrollment specialists will be available to discuss the various health insurance options for UM-Flint students including Medicaid and the new UM Student Health Insurance Plan through Blue Care Network.