Larimer Wolf Welcome

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Welcome to the Wolfpack!

Wolf Welcome is a series of events at the beginning of the semester designed to ease your transition to FRCC. Achieve your academic and career goals quicker by connecting to campus resources, FRCC faculty and staff, as well as fellow students. Expand the lists below to view the schedule of events.

 

 

Week One: Renewing Community – Welcome to FRCC 

Wednesday, August 18 – Friday, August 27 

Event details are added daily! Follow Student Life on the ‘gram or text FRCC to 24966 to get updates sent to your phone. 

Date/TimeActivityWhere

Wednesday, August 18

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Prepare the Pack! Student Town Hall

Join and hear what FRCC is doing to prepare for the Fall Semester and get your questions answered! Featuring Andy Dorsey, FRCC President and Dr. Lizbeth Mendoza from Boulder County Public Health

Join Here (via Zoom)

Thursday, August 19

1 pm – 3 pm

CAC Welcome Back Picnic

Welcome to the Wolf Pack! Come to the Welcome Back picnic on-campus for a picnic with FREE food, lawn games, giveaways, and the chance to win an FRCC scholarship! You will also meet other students and faculty from your CAC. Space is limited so RSVP today!

Longs Peak Student Center Courtyard

Monday, August 23 –
Friday, August 27

Hanging in the yard

Catch a break between classes and relax at the student center courtyard. You can catch a game of giant Jenga, oversized Connect Four, cornhole, and more.

Longs Peak Student Center Courtyard

Monday, August 23 & Tuesday, August 24

7:30 am – 5 pm

Class Direction Stations

If you aren’t quite sure where to go, look for the blue tents and we will send you off in the right direction (and a snack to get you there).

Various locations around campus

Wednesday, August 25

9 am - 2 pm

Vaccination Station

FREE Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines available. There is no co-pay or insurance needed, and you can get your first or second shot. Walk-ins welcome or register here.

 

Longs Peak Student Center conference rooms

Wednesday, August 25

11 am - 1 pm

Lunch with Leadership

Join the Campus Vice President, Deans, Program Charis and Leads for a Leadership Lunch! Five $100 bookstore certificates will be given out during the event. Must be present to win!

Longs Peak Student Center courtyard

Wednesday, August 25

12 pm – 1 pm

FRCC 101: Tech Tutorials–D2L

Set yourself up for success by joining the Student Life Office and the Academic Success Center for a tutorial on how to use Desire to Learn (D2L).

Blanca Peak 152

Thursday, August 26

11 am - 1 pm

Lunch with Leadership

Join the Campus Vice President, Deans, Program Charis and Leads for a Leadership Lunch!  Five $100 bookstore certificates will be given out during the event. Must be present to win!

Longs Peak Student Center courtyard

Thursday, August 26

1 pm – 2 pm

FRCC 101: Creating Connections

Reconnect with old friends or get to know a few new ones as we start the new year. Come ready to have some fun and (hopefully) many great laughs. Drop in to say hi and stay as long as you’d like.

Student Success Center, Mount Antero 552

Thursday, August 26

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

FRCC 101: Tech Tutorials–D2L and Zoom

Set yourself up for success by joining the Student Life Office and the Academic Success Center for a tutorial on how to use Desire to Learn (D2L) and Zoom for your classes.

Friday, August 27

10 am – 11 am

FRCC 101: Tech Tutorials–D2L and WebEx

Set yourself up for success by joining the Student Life Office and the Academic Success Center for a tutorial on how to use Desire to Learn (D2L) and WebEx for your classes.

Friday, August 27

7:30 pm (doors), movie starts at 8 pm

Movie at the QUAD: Raya and the Last Dragon

Don’t miss your chance to see "Raya and the Last Dragon" under the stars. FREE, family-friendly outdoor screening on the FRCC campus quad! Space is limited so get your tickets today!

Quad (between Blanca Peak and Redcloud Peak)

 


Week Two: Reignite our Passions – Academics First

Monday, August 30 – September 3

Event details are added daily! Follow Student Life on the ‘gram or text FRCC to 24966 to get updates sent to your phone. 

Date/TimeActivityWhere

Monday, August 30

11 am – 12 pm

 

FRCC 101: Paying for College

Trying to figure out how to pay for school? Financial Aid is here to help! Meet a financial aid advisor, and we’ll discuss options for loans, scholarships, and even free money (grants) towards your education.

Longs Peak Student Center

West Conference Room

Monday, August 30

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

FRCC 101: Tech Tutorials – D2L and WebEx

Set yourself up for success by joining the Student Life Office and the Academic Achievement Center for this encore tutorial on how to use Desire to Learn (D2L) and WebEx for your classes.

Join Here

Tuesday, August 31

10 am – 11 am

FRCC 101: Tech Tutorials – D2L and Zoom

Set yourself up for success by joining the Student Life Office and the Academic Achievement Center for this encore tutorial on how to use Desire to Learn (D2L) and Zoom for your classes.

Join Here

Wednesday, September 1

11 am – 1 pm

Student Support Resource Fair

We all need support sometimes, and FRCC staff want you to be successful here at FRCC. Stop by and visit with FRCC’s student support offices, and be entered for a scholarship drawing and other prizes. We are here for you!

Mount Antero hallways

Wednesday, September 1

12 pm – 1 pm

FRCC 1O1: Snacks and Study Tips

Hear how other FRCC students have successfully aced their classes. There will be FREE snacks and a chance to learn study tips and strategies for academic success!

Longs Peak Student Center

East Conference Room



Week Three: Revitalize Yourself - Wellness

Monday, September 6 – Friday, September 10

Event details are added daily! Follow Student Life on the ‘gram or text FRCC to 24966 to get updates sent to your phone.

Date/TimeActivityWhere

All Week

 

Campus Food Drive for Food for Thought

Donate non-perishables to our campus food pantry, Food for Thought. Boxes will be located around campus in many locations. Scan the QR code on the donation boxes when you donate to be entered to win a prize. Thank you for caring for our community!

Various buildings around Campus

Tuesday, September 7

11 am – 1 pm

Grocery Bingo

“Knock at the Door”, “Time for Fun”, with “Dirty Gertie”. Learn those bingo calls and more at Grocery Bingo. Win some groceries check out the two food assistance options for our community.

Quad

(between Blanca Peak and Redcloud Peak buildings)

Tuesday, September 7

11 am – 1 pm

Bystander Intervention/Healthy Relationships Event

Stop by our information table on the quad to learn more about healthy relationships and available resources. You don't need to feel fear to feel love!

Quad

(between Blanca Peak and Redcloud Peak buildings)

Friday, September 10

7 pm – 9 pm

Painting with a Twist

It’s FRCC night at Painting with A Twist. Paint your own masterpiece during the in-person, guided painting class.

To guarantee you admission, pay for your discounted ticket ($15 each, 2 per student maximum) via cash or card at the Student Life Office.

The Student Life Office is open Monday-Thursday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm in the Longs Peak Student Center.

Tickets are first come, first serve and space is limited!

1112 Oakridge Drive, #107,

Fort Collins, CO 80525


Week Four: Reconnect through Involvement and Community Building

Monday, September 13 – Friday, September 17

Event details are added daily! Follow Student Life on the ‘gram or text FRCC to 24966 to get updates sent to your phone.

Date/TimeActivityWhere

Monday, September 13

12 pm – 1 pm

Ice Cream with the Dean

Come for the ice cream, stay for the conversation. Join the Dean of Student Affairs, Kyla Antony, and the Student Life office for some relaxation on the lawn.

Longs Peak Student Center Courtyard

Tuesday, September 14

11:30 am – 1 pm

Students of Color Welcome/Social

Make connections with students, staff, and faculty of color at Larimer Campus and meet a friendly face.

Longs Peak Student Center

East Conference Room

Wednesday, September 15

11:30 am – 1 pm

LGBTQIA+ Welcome/Social

Find a place to belong at the Larimer Campus LGBTQIA+ community social at the Larimer Campus! Learn about how to get connected and involved.

Longs Peak Student Center

West Conference Room

Wednesday, September 15

1 pm – 3 pm

Single Parent Program Welcome

Network with other single parent students while enjoying free food and fun. This event is child friendly!

Student Success Center, Mount Antero 552

Thursday, September 16

10 am – 12 pm

Community Involvement Fair

Celebrate our vibrant community! Learn about community volunteer opportunities, student campus employment, and how to get involved through student organizations. Make a difference and find a place to connect!

Longs Peak Student Center Plaza

Thursday, September 16

12:30 am – 2 pm

1st Gen Welcome/Social

Celebrate being the first in your family and meet with fellow students who are also "the first." Create connections for your success.

Student Success Center

Mount Antero 552

All week

Explore the Student Center to learn other ways to get involved in our campus community this year.

Longs Peak Student Center


Week Five: Refocus to Finish Strong - Stay Engaged

Monday, September 20 – Friday, September 24

Event details are added daily! Follow Student Life on the ‘gram or text FRCC to 24966 to get updates sent to your phone.

Date/TimeActivityWhere

Tuesday, September 21

2 pm – 3:30 pm

How do you use your Voice?

Meet your Student Government Association officers and representatives. See how you can use your voice and represent the student body or let SGA know what matters to you.

Longs Peak Student Center

Student Organization Suite

All week

What's coming from Student Life!

Drop by to learn about all the ways you can get involved and create community this year!

Longs Peak Student Center

Tuesday, September 21

12 pm – 1 pm

 

 

FRCC 101: Mental Health and the College Experience

College can be exciting and fun AND can also be stressful and difficult. You don’t have to do it alone. Come learn about some strategies and supports to help manage your mental health and wellness while meeting your academic goals at FRCC.

Student Success Center

Mount Antero 552

Tuesday, September 21

Game time: 6:40 pm

 

FRCC Night at the Rockies

Get your FREE tickets to watch the Rockies take on the LA Dodgers at Coors Field! Tickets are first come, first serve, and can be picked up at the Student Life Office. 2 tickets per student, maximum.

Student Life Office is open in the Longs Peak Student Center:

Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Friday from 8:30 am – 4 pm.

Space is limited so don’t delay!

Coors Field,2001 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205

Student must provide own transportation;

Event parking info (coming soon!)

Wednesday, September 22

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

National Latinx Heritage Month Kick Off

Come celebrate the beginning of National Latinx Heritage Month at FRCC with an outdoor event that will have music, games, activities, food, and more!

North Quad