Gold Rush ushers in new academic year

Gold Rush ushers in new academic year
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Each August, UNC Charlotte kicks off the academic year by welcoming new and returning students to campus with a week of programming called Gold Rush (formerly Week of Welcome). Gold Rush begins Friday, Aug. 16, with the Union Takeover at 7 p.m. and will run through Sunday, Aug. 25, with the National Pan-Hellenic Council Yard Show.

More than 50 events are part of this year’s Gold Rush, including 12 signature events; Gold Rush is designed to instill Niner Pride, teach campus traditions and expose students to campus resources and opportunities for involvement.

Signature events are:

All Gold Rush events are free for students and are hosted by UNC Charlotte campus departments and student organizations. Students can pick up Niner Pride T-shirts and Niner Pride Guides during Move-In.