Welcome Week

At the beginning of every fall semester, join us for a week of free, fun, social activities for new and returning Hunter students!

These are some of the events we offer during Welcome Week:

Picnic on the Terrace

Enjoy free food and beverages while you mingle with your new classmates and old friends!

Freshmen & Sophomores: 12–2 pm
Juniors & Seniors: 2:30 – 4:30 pm


Game Day and Night

Put on your game face and have a blast! Play video and board games while you enjoy snacks.




Scavenger Hunt

Join small teams of your classmates to collect clues across campus.

The first three teams to finish will win prizes. Then cool off at the ice cream social!



Ice Cream Social

After scavenging for clues, reward yourself and your teammates with free ice cream!




Silent Disco

Dance to three different channels! You’re sure to bump into someone you know!




New Student Convocation

Usually the second week of the semester

All new students are asked to join us at our official welcome ceremony and celebration, hosted by President Raab. Wear your best purple attire and join your class to kick off the start of the fall semester!

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Activities.