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The University of Texas at Tyler Welcomes Students with 2017 Patriot Palooza

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August 23, 2017

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

Palooza

Welcome new and returning students to the 2017 fall semester at The University of Texas at Tyler!

The university will hold 2017 Patriot Palooza Aug. 25 – Sept. 1. Patriot Palooza is the university's annual welcome week. It provides all students with free food, UT Tyler swag, concerts, movies and other social activities.

This year's Patriot Palooza events include:

Friday, August 25

  • 3 – 5 p.m. Herrington Patriot Center Gym: New Student Convocation

Saturday, August 26

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. University Center Ballroom: Brunch and Budgeting
  • 12:30 p.m. Harvey Lake: 2021 Class Picture

Sunday, August 27

  • 9 – 11 p.m. Harvey Deck: Glow-in-the Dark Capture the Flag

Monday, August 28

  • 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Harvey Deck (Rain site – UC Lobby): Welcome Breakfast
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Harvey Deck (Rain site – UC Lobby): Meet the Patriots Kick-Off BBQ

Tuesday, August 29

  • 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Harvey Deck (Rain site – UC Lobby): Welcome Breakfast
  • 8 – 11 p.m. Herrington Patriot Center Pool (Rain site – UC Theater): Dive-in Movie

Wednesday, August 30

  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. UC Patio: Meet the Greeks
  • 7 – 9 p.m. Patriot Zone Sports Café: '80s Trivia Night

Thursday, August 31

  • 6 – 7:30 p.m. Patriot Zone Sports Café: Smash Bros. Tournament
  • 7:30 – 9 p.m. UC Theater: Open Mic Night

Friday, September 1

  • 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. HPC Gym: Music Fest Concert featuring Travis Porter

For more information, contact Ashlea Wilson, student life and leadership assistant director, 903.565.5796 or ashleawilson@uttyler.edu.

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