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Viterbo Days

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Mark your calendars for Viterbo Days 2015 - October 9-10!


Viterbo Days Alumni Weekend October 10-11, 2014
 

Register Online for Alumni Weekend

Viterbo 5K Friar Frolic Fun Run/Walk

Alumni Weekend Printable Schedule


Schedule of Events

 

Friday, Oct. 10


8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bookstore Open
Student Union - entrance just south of Ninth and Market Streets

10:30 a.m.
Mary of the Angels Chapel Tour
Entrance 701 Franciscan Way

(Sponsored by the FSPA)

Noon - 4 p.m. Admission Visit Event
Fine Arts Center Lobby - 929 Jackson Street
Information on admission, scholarships, campus life, campus tour, current student panel session, opportunity to speak with various academic departments, and lunch offered at noon. Pre-registration required.
(Sponsored by Viterbo Admission Office)

1:30 p.m. Mary of the Angels Chapel Tour
Entrance 701 Franciscan Way
(Sponsored by the FSPA
)

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Hospitality and Information Kiosk
School of Nursing Building Lobby - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
Pick up an alumni weekend schedule of events and information on area attractions and restaurants, including information on Historic Downtown La Crosse Day events.

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Friar Frolic 5K Run/Walk Packet Pick Up
School of Nursing Building Lobby - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
(Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Chapter)

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
Spaghetti Dinner - SOLD OUT!!!

School of Nursing Building room 195- Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets

Meet your classmates and friends for a spaghetti dinner before the theatre performance or stock up on carbs before the 5K!  Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. Print a Spaghetti Dinner Poster
Pre-registration is preferred.
(Sponsored by Viterbo's Student Dietetics Association. Proceeds support professional development opportunities for dietetic students)

7:30 p.m. Alumni Night at the Theatre - Pippin
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre - 929 Jackson Street
Complimentary Post-performance Reception in the Fine Arts Center Lobby
(Sponsored by the Viterbo University Alumni Association)
 


Saturday, Oct. 11 

8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Coffee and Conversation with the FSPA
Mathy Center - Entrance by the Clock Tower
Complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, muffins and Franciscan hospitality! At 8:45, the FSPA will line up towards the east end of Franciscan Way to raise their hands and help Fr. Richard and Fr. Conrad conduct a blessing for all 5K participants.

8 - 11 a.m. Hospitality and Information Kiosk
V-Hawk Court - at the bend of Franciscan Way
Pick up an alumni weekend schedule of events and information on area attractions and restaurants, including information on Historic Downtown La Crosse Day events. 

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  Family Day Information Center
Student Union - Entrance just south of Ninth and Market Streets
Receive information about activities, reserve tickets.

8 - 10:30 a.m. Friar Frolic 5K Run/Walk Activities

Mathy Center - entrance just east of Eighth and Winnebago Streets near the clock tower 
8 a.m. Check-in & Registration
9 a.m. Run/Walk Begins 
10 a.m. Children's Dash
          Children are welcome to enjoy a fun 100-yard dash through campus. Every child is a winner in this race (ages 10 and under).
~5K Awards after completion of the Children's Dash
~Register in advance
~Check-in and pick up your packet on Friday in the Nursing Center from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
~Showers are available after the race in the Mathy Center from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Chapter and Viterbo Students' Events Management Class)

9:30 a.m. Visit to St. Rose Archives
Entrance 701 Franciscan Way

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Admission Visit Event
Fine Arts Center Lobby - 929 Jackson Street
Information on admission, scholarships, campus life, a campus tour, and lunch offered at noon. Registration requested.
(Sponsored by Viterbo Admission Office)

10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Amie L. Mathy Center for Recreation and Education
Entrance just east of 8th and Winnebago Streets in front of the clock tower
Alumni can come and check out Viterbo's Mathy Recreational Center and get some exercise!  Walk or run around the indoor track or work out in our fitness room.  Please bring your Viterbo alumni ID card and complimentary day pass as part of Viterbo Days.  Print your day pass now!

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bookstore Open
Student Union - Entrance just south of 9th and Market Streets
Looking for Viterbo wear?  Use your alumni card and receive 10% off clothing and gift purchases.

10:30 a.m. Mary of the Angels Chapel Tour
Entrance 701 Franciscan Way
(Sponsored by the FSPA


11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Viterbo Days Lunch
Marian Hall Dining Room - Student Union
Join your classmates, families, and friends. Price of brunch is $8 paid at the door. All methods of payment (cash, check, credit/debit) are accepted.

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Historic Downtown La Crosse Day Events
Downtown La Crosse - Take a Trolley Downtown from Ninth and Market Streets
Festivities happening downtown including carriage rides, music, food, crafts, shoe shines, trolley rides, and promotions all with a Historic La Crosse flair. Take the Historic trolley downtown. The trolley will make stops about every 30 minutes on Ninth and Market Streets from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. A schedule can be picked up at the Hospitality and Information Kiosk or visit www.lacrossedowntown.com. 
 
Noon and 2 p.m. Viterbo Alumni Baseball and Softball Games
Outdoor Athletic Complex - N3175 State Road Hwy. 16
Noon Viterbo Men's Baseball Alumni vs. Viterbo Men's Baseball
2 p.m. Viterbo Women's Softball Alumni vs. Viterbo Women's Softball

1 and 3 p.m. Viterbo University Soccer
Outdoor Athletic Complex - N3175 State Road Hwy. 16
1 p.m. Viterbo Women's Soccer vs. William Penn University
3 p.m. Viterbo Men's Soccer vs. William Penn University

1:15 p.m. Visit to St. Rose Archives
Entrance 701 Franciscan Way
(Sponsored by the FSPA
)

1:30 p.m. Mary of the Angels Chapel Tour
Entrance 701 Franciscan Way
(Sponsored by the FSPA

3 p.m. Concert Choir and 9th Street Singers Concert
Mary of the Angels Chapel - 701 Franciscan Way
 
5 p.m.
Mass
Moved to San Damiano Chapel - 10th Street and Franciscan Way

6 p.m. Alumni Awards, Student Leader Awards and Anniversary Class Recognition Ceremony
School of Nursing Building, Collins Auditorium - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of alumni and students, and recognizing the anniversary classes of '39, '44, '49, '54, '59, '64, '69, '74, '79, '84, '89, '94. '99, '04, '09 and '14.
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments following the ceremony in the School of Nursing Building Lobby.  

7:30 p.m. Viterbo Bright Star Season - A Viterbo University Production Pippin
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre - 929 Jackson Street
 

Other Information:

Historic Downtown La Crosse Day Events 

Festivities happening downtown including carriage rides, music, food, crafts, shoe shines, trolley rides, and promotions all with a Historic La Crosse flair.Take the historic trolley downtown. The trolley will make stops about every 30 minutes on Ninth and Market Streets from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.  A schedule can be picked up at the Hospitality and Information Kiosk or visit www.lacrossedowntown.com.    

Special Dietary or Accessibility Needs - call the alumni office at 608-796-3070.


Hotel Accommodations

Blocks are reserved at the following hotels. Ask for Viterbo Days:
Comfort Inn of Onalaska - (608) 781-7500 -- Rooms released Sept. 12
         1223 Crossing Meadows Dr, Onalaska

Holiday Inn Express - (608) 783-6555 -- Rooms released Sept. 10
          9409 Hwy 16, Onalaska

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - (608) 784-4444 -- Rooms released Sept. 10
         200 Pearl St, La Crosse

Stoney Creek Inn - (608) 781-3060 -- Rooms released Oct. 1
          3060 South Kinney Coulee Rd, Onalaska

Room blocks have not been reserved, but please also consider checking with additional hotels in the area for accommodations. The La Crosse Convention and Visitors Bureau website is a great resource for exploring all the area has to offer. 


Free Parking-on campus during Alumni Weekend; no permit required.  
Campus Map  


Alumni Weekend Brochure (Coming soon!) 

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