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Stockton, California 95211
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WoW - Weekend of Welcome

You don't want to miss WoW - Pacific's Weekend of Welcome! WOW is a great, fun-filled weekend where students can get to know other Pacific Tigers and staff. The 2016 WOW went great, and there will be more information to come on 2017 WOW!

Some highlights include:

Thursday August 24th:

  • InfoTracks - meet representatives from various clubs and organizations.

  • Parent & Family Send Off - University faculty help say goodbye to parents & families after they have helped their student settle in to Pacific.

  • Welcome Community Meeting - meet your Residence Assistant and the other students in your residence community.

  • Welcome - officially kick off WOW.

  • Snow Cones - share snow cones with the Residence Hall Association.

  • Movie on the Lawn -  join your classmates to watch Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

Friday August 25th:

  • Color Fun Run - receive your WOW shirt and get colorful as you run (or walk) around campus. Click here to register.

  • Class Photo - following the Color Run, take the Class of 2021 photo.

  • Shuttles to Shopping - shuttles will be going between Pacific and Trinity Parkway so you can go shopping with friends.

  • Ice Cream Social - enjoy ice cream with friends at the Vereschagin Alumni House.

  • Rec Fest and Greek Carnival - Baun Fitness Center and Greek Life host a fun night of activities.

Saturday August 26th:

  • *Student Advisor Meeting - meet with your Student Advisor and orientation group one more time to make sure all of your questions are answered before classes start.

  • *New Student Convocation - the University officially welcomes you to the Pacific family.

  • All Campus Barbecue - join your Pacific family for a barbecue on Knoles Lawn.

  • Endless Summer - join the brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha with slip n slides and other water games to send off from summer into the new school year.

  • Block Party - come dance with your friends in the parking lot in front of Fraternity Circle.

  • Game Night - if dance parties aren't your scene, come join Pacific Christian Fellowship to play games and hang out.

Sunday August 27th:

  • Baun Fitness Center open - get a jump on getting your exercise routine started

  • Religious & Spiritual Life Reception - meet students of all faith and religious. backgrounds as well as meet representatives from our different religion- and faith-based organizations.

*These events are mandatory for all new tigers.

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If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the New Student and Family Programs at (209) 946-7619 or email us at orientation@pacific.edu. Students and staff are available to answer your questions or refer you to the proper office to meet your needs.