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.

Weeks of Welcome 2021 schedule

University Calendar (all campus events)


*As of Aug. 9, Washburn requires the use of masks while indoors regardless of vaccination status with some limited exceptions (see Mask Regulations for exceptions). Masks are not required if a person is alone in workspaces and offices. Masks are optional but strongly recommended in outdoor public spaces where social distancing is not possible. We will continue to follow Washburn University's health and safety protocols regarding COVID-19.

*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.

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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