Wildcat Welcome 2016

Welcome to a new year at the University of Arizona! Whether you are a brand new student or this is your last year on campus, Wildcat Welcome is here to help you start the year off right! For ten action-packed days we help you get settled on campus, make new friends, find your way around, find resources to make you successful, explore different groups and communities, and learn what it means to be a Wildcat.


Events You Don't Want to Miss

Wildcat Fiesta

This special event is for students and family members. Enjoy dinner with other new Wildcat families, and learn more about the University of Arizona with speakers who will help to get you in the Wildcat spirit. Registration is required.  


Sunday, August 21, 6:00 pm on the UA Mall

You won't want to miss your opportunity to participate in your official welcome to the Wildcat Family at this year's Bigger.Better.Bash! Join other new students to learn about university life, academics, and important traditions in a unique and engaging way. Enjoy FREE food at Taste of the Unions! Get your official Beard Down Shirt! Learn about student services! Special guests will include Wilbur, Wilma and the pep band! The event will be outside and seating is on the grass on the UA Mall on Sunday, August 21st starting at 6:00 pm. We encourage you to bring a blanket or towel to sit on, your cell phone for selfie opportunities, your CATCARD to check-in,  and your new UA friends! Stay till the end- you won't want to miss the exclusive performance! Click here to stream the event live!

Pre-order Textbooks July 1st.

Did you know that renting your textbooks could save you up to 50%? Visit uabookstores.arizona.edu/textbooks to learn how to pre-order.

Use Student Tech Discounts Now.

Visit uabookstores.arizona.edu/technology to learn how to take advantage.

Summer Send-Offs

This is your opportunity to meet with some local alumni in your area before you start your first semester at the UA. To register for the location nearest you please click here.