Redbirds.. get ready for a full week of fun!
Welcome Week 2022: Monday, August 15 - Sunday, August 21
Welcome Week, hosted the week prior to the start of fall semester classes, features a variety of events and experiences you can participate in at any point throughout the week as well as events that are unique to a particular day. Through Welcome Week you will connect with other students, learn about campus resources and services, and get to know the Bloomington-Normal communities. Your participation in Welcome Week will not only provide you with the tools you'll need to be successful at the university, but will also help you make Illinois State your "home away from home."
All events are additionally listed on
RedbirdLife.IllinoisState.edu. Students, click the blue "Sign In" button to enter your Illinois State ULID and password in order to view additional details. You can also locate your personal Event Pass at
For the most up-to-date information about the University's approach to COVID-19, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response webpage. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, the University will continue to follow the most up-to-date health and safety guidance and will make adjustments accordingly when necessary.
If you need an accommodation to participate in these events, please contact the Dean of Students Office at (309) 438-3212 or DeanOfStudents@IllinoisState.edu. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
Note: Students are assessed a one-time nonrefundable fee to cover the costs associated with this program. The August 2022 fee is $40 and will appear on the student's first tuition and fees bill.
Check out the Daily Schedule tab to make the most of your Welcome Week experience.