The University of San Francisco: Koret Health And Recreation Center

Welcome Weekends

Welcome Weekends:

Welcome Weekends was created for incoming new and transfer students. Departments throughout the University and the Division of Student Life are offering a select group of events and activities for your participation and enjoyment. New and transfer students will have the opportunity to learn and explore San Francisco as well as interact with other new and transfer students.

All trips are offered on a first come, first served basis.  Participants need to register and pay for their trip using their Active Net account.

How To Sign Up For Welcome Weekends:

1. Activate your online account by visiting: for detailed instructions, on how to create a new online account.

2. Once the account is activated, please click here to follow step by step instructions on how to pay and register for your Welcome Weekend trip.

Registration opens June 11th for each trip

**Welcome Weekends are for incoming freshman or transfer students ONLY**

Cancellation Policy:

There are no refunds given for cancellations! If a participant can no longer attend a Welcome Weekend trip, they may contact Kristina at and be removed from the trip list. This must be completed 24 hours prior to the Welcome Weekend trip. If completed with a 24 hour notice a credit will be applied to the participants Active Net account. This credit can be used for another Koret transaction.

Once the participant attends the Welcome Weekend trip, they will receive a credit for $10.00 to their Active Net account which can be applied for another Koret transaction. If the participant does not attend the trip they do not receive a credit to their account.

The Recreational Sports Department reserves the right to make ALL final decisions regarding any discrepancies involving Welcome Weekends.

Trip Schedule:

Please visit: for the trip schedule and information on each Welcome Weekend Trip being offered for Fall 2014.

New Student Retreat:

Interested in meeting other new students? Taking time away on retreat? Then consider attending the University Ministry New Student Retreat onSaturday, September 13 from 7:30am-5:30pm at Presentation Center in Los Gatos! 

This retreat will be a time to meet other new students, spend time outside, learn about Ignatian Spirituality, hear student speakers, and more! The retreat costs $20.00 per person and includes lunch, snacks, and round-trip transportation.

For more information, or to sign up, please click HERE to pay.  Please contact University Ministry Retreats Coordinator Emily Czarnik-Neimeyer at if you have any questions.

**Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, USF will make reasonable accommodations for those individuals with disabilities. Any such accommodations requested must be arranged with advance notice of at least 5 business days. Call Kristina at (415) 422-6012 or email for assistance. **

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Welcome Weekends Academy of Sciences
Academy of Sciences
Welcome Weekends Alcatraz
Alcatraz Island
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Cafe Crawl
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De Young Museum
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Golden Gate Bridge Walk
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Golden Gate Bridge Walk
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Great America
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San Francisco Giants Game
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San Francisco Giants Game
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San Francisco Zoo
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Urban Hiker