Follow Welcome Week at ATU

Arkansas Tech University students will participate in a variety of events, activities and informational programs during Welcome Week 2019.

Below is a list of highlights from the ATU Welcome Week schedule. For more information, contact the ATU Department of Campus Life at (479) 968-0276 or

Follow @ATUCampusLife on Twitter and visit for more information about student activities at ATU. In addition, follow every Welcome Week event by downloading the Tech Traditions app for Apple or Android.

ATU Welcome Week 2019

Involvement Fair
Monday, Aug. 19
6-8 p.m.
The Corners at North El Paso Avenue and West L Street
Learn about clubs, organizations, departments, services and community organizations; free food and giveaways; $2,500 in door prizes

Party on the Pavement
Tuesday, Aug. 20
5-9 p.m.
Tucker Coliseum Parking Lot
Food trucks, games and activities; learn about diversity programming as well as fraternity and sorority life

Registered Student Organization Event Night
Wednesday, Aug. 21
5-10 p.m.
Various Locations
Follow @ATUCampusLife on Twitter for details about these events and socials across campus

Meet the Greeks
Thursday, Aug. 22
6-8 p.m.
Hindsman Tower Quad
Food, fun and a chance to visit with fraternity and sorority members at ATU; access recruitment schedules and get answers to your questions

Campus Recreation Showcase
Thursday, Aug. 22
8-10 p.m.
Campus Recreation Fields/Hull Physical Education Building
Water kickball, disc golf, flag football, ultimate frisbee, foam archery and basketball

Black Light Party
Friday, Aug. 23
9 p.m.-Midnight
Young Ballroom
Residence Hall Association provides glow sticks, black lights and a DJ playing the best club music; free T-shirt for first 500 in attendance

Luau With Our Student-Athletes
Saturday, Aug. 24
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sand Volleyball Pit
Tailgate games, sand volleyball, 35-foot slip and slide, food and a dunk tank

Tailgate and Pep Rally
Saturday, Aug. 24
5-7 p.m.
Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field (inside the stadium)
Get ready for the 105th season of Arkansas Tech football by learning cheers, songs and traditions; prizes and giveaways

Green and Gold Fall Scrimmage
Saturday, Aug. 24
7 p.m.
Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field
Get a preview of the 2019 Wonder Boys in their final full-scale scrimmage before the beginning of Great American Conference play