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Week of Welcome

The Week of Welcome is a series of events gears towards incoming SILS students, giving everyone an opportunity to get to know each other and the school.

Week of Welcome schedule

Speedy Tours

Tuesday, January 8, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, Manning Foyer

Get a quick tour of the school and surrounding libraries from current students.

Spring Semester Jumpstart

Wednesday, January 9, 7:30 – 9:30 AM, Manning Foyer

Stop by our table in the Manning Foyer to grab some bagels and coffee before classes start.

Trivia Night

Thursday, January 10, 9:00 PM, Carolina Coffee

Join a team of your fellow SILS students to show off your trivia skills at this Franklin Street coffee shop.

Bar and Chill Night

Friday, January 11, 5:00 PM, Milltown in Carrboro

Come hang out and get to know some new people at this low-key bar in Carrboro.


Saturday, January 12,4:00 PM, Linda’s in Chapel Hill

You’ve heard of speed-dating, now come try speed-friending! We’ll set up quick meet-and-greets with other SILS students so you can get to know a lot of people in a short amount of time. Then you can continue to hang out with your new friends at Linda’s, a bar that is a Franklin Street favorite!