Weeks of Welcome

Washburn University is hosting the Weeks of Welcome from Thursday, August 19 through Saturday, October 30.

The Weeks of Welcome offers a variety of events and opportunities for all Washburn students to get involved, explore student services, and discover the Washburn and Topeka community.

*NOTE: For accommodations for Weeks of Welcome events, please contact University Diversity and Inclusion by phone at 785.670.1622 or email at diversity.inclusion@washburn.edu.

Weeks of Welcome Volunteers

We are looking for new and returning Washburn students to volunteer in-person during the Weeks of Welcome from August 19 - October 30. Deadline to apply is Friday, August 6th.


  • Free Washburn t-shirt & swag
  • VIP access to Weeks of Welcome events
  • For students volunteering for four or more events, you'll receive a letter of recommendation for future internships & jobs


  • Attend training on Tuesday, August 17 from 4:00-6:00 pm (in-person or virtual)
  • Volunteer and participate in a minimum of one in-person event from August-October
  • Excitement to meet new people on-campus

President Jerry Farley and Washburn student welcome and help new students during Move-In Day
Another tradition at Washburn: Faculty form a tunnel to welcome students at Convocation
Mr. Ichabod interacts with a student during Welcome Week
Two Washburn students slide down the water slide during the picnic after Convocation

GET IN TOUCH WITH Student Transition & Family Engagement

Student Transition & Family Engagement
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone & Email

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