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A Washburn student during the first day of class with our mascot, Mr. Ichabod

Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Whether you’re new or returning to Washburn, Welcome Week is designed to connect you to resources across campus to help you succeed. The week will feature events and activities to help you discover everything Washburn has to offer and meet your fellow Ichabods, faculty, and staff.

Welcome Week for 2019 will be from Thursday, August 15 - Thursday, August 22. The detailed schedule announced in the spring. For questions regarding Welcome Week, please contact Carissa Johnson, Director of Student Transition and Family Engagement (formerly the Office of New Student Orientation) at 785.670.1834 or

Washburn Welcome Week Schedule 2018
A member of the Washburn marching band plays the cymbals before a home football game
One of many traditions at Washburn during football games, the blue man crew and body paint.
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
Washburn students play cornhole during the Welcome Week picnic, a tradition at the University
Two Washburn students slide down the water slide during the picnic after Convocation
An international student smiles during the trivia competition during Welcome Week


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