35mm Film photo of FDH and Pida Plaza by Shahab Zargari
Aug. 19, 2022

Dean Nancy Uscher and the CFA Welcome Day committee would like to invite you to participate in our Welcome Day events on Friday, August 26. 

8:30AM-10:30AM   UNLV Creates Thomas & Mack Center 
(students/families)

UNLV Creates is the kickoff to the FYE & UNLV Welcome Weeks occurring the Friday before Fall classes begin. 

Location: Strip View Pavilion @ Thomas and Mack Center (located on the west side of the T&M Center)

10:30AM-Noon CFA Faculty Meet and Greet/Student Q&A FDH 109

(Dean Uscher, CFA Chairs and Directors, CFA Faculty, CFA students and families)

Immediately following Creates, the UNLV Marching Band will lead all College of Fine Arts students and families from Thomas and Mack to FDH 109 (the auditorium). This session will be an opportunity for students to connect with faculty, chairs or Dean Uscher herself.

Location: FDH building near the Student Union, first floor.

The program will be as follows:

  • 10:45-10:50    Program and Participant Introduction: Stacy Shapin, Director of Advising
  • 10:50-11:00 Welcome remarks from Dean Uscher
  • 11:00-11:10 Chairs and Directors introduce any faculty in attendance
  • 11:10-11:55 Student Q&A with Faculty
  • 11:55 Closing remarks from Dean Uscher, reminders for afternoon sessions  

12:00-1:30PM President’s Barbeque Alumni Amphitheatre

Open to all students, faculty, staff and families FREE

Just outside the west doors of FDH in the Amphitheatre will be the President’s Barbeque. Lunch will be available for all who would like to participate. 

Location: Pida Plaza, outside the Student Union

1:30-2:30PM Student Panel Q&A (optional) FDH 109

(New CFA students, Student panel)

Students will have the opportunity to rejoin after lunch to have questions answered by a panel of current fine arts majors.

Location: FDH building near the Student Union, first floor.

1:30-2:30PM CFA Parents & Family Meet & Greet (optional) FDH 105

(Dean Uscher, Larry Henley, Stacy Shapin, New Parents and Family members)

Parents and family will have the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of the Dean, the CFA Director of Alumni, Parent Relations and Community Initiatives, and the CFA Director of Advising. We’ll be providing information on the CFA Parents and Family network, important school deadlines and resources such as the Cashier's office, Financial Aid, Tutoring, The UNLV Writing Center and much more.