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Welcome Weeks

Welcome Weeks

Welcome Weeks 2017!

Monday, August 28th - Sunday, September 10th 

The Office of Campus Activities and Office of Recreational Sports invites students to participate in Welcome Weeks activities during the first two weeks of the fall semester at Viterbo. A variety of activities are hosted by on-campus departments and student organizations to help welcome students and staff (back) to campus. Activities provide students a great opportunity to try something new, meet people from different areas of campus, and enjoy free time away from classes. Highlights include, the Welcome Back Bash, Welcome Fest, Labor Day Activities and so much more! Click on a date below to view activities for that day or scroll the page to see the entire two-week schedule! Welcome Back!

Monday, 8/28 Tuesday, 8/29 Wednesday, 8/30 Thursday, 8/31 Friday, 9/1 Saturday, 9/2Sunday, 9/3 Monday, 9/4 Tuesday, 9/5 Wednesday, 9/6 Thursday, 9/7 Friday, 9/8 Saturday, 9/9 Sunday, 9/10                              

Monday, August 28th

Tuesday, August 29th

  • 6 a.m.-7 p.m: AMC open
  • Group Fitness DEMO Week - AMC
  • ​$5 Movie Day - Marcus Theater
  • Pottery Painting College Student Discount Day - ​All Glazed Up
  • ​7 p.m: Free Bowling - Pla Mor Lanes
    • ​​We even have an intramural bowling league! Take a look at our Intramural Page

Wednesday, August 30th

  • 6 a.m.-7 p.m: AMC open
  • Group Fitness DEMO Week - AMC
  • ​7:30-9 p.m: Traffik 2017 Opening Reception - FAC 3rd Floor
    • ​​View the full schedule here
  • 9:00 p.m: Free La Crosse Ghost TourRiverside Park
    • Meet in the Student Union
    • Transportation will leave at 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 31st

  • 6 a.m.-5 p.m: AMC open
  • Group Fitness DEMO Week - AMC
  • ​1-3:30 p.m: Welcome Back Bash - AMC
  • ​5:30 p.m: Moon Tunes - Riverside Park
    • ​Meet in the Student Union
    • Group will leave at 5 p.m.
  • 7 p.m: Glow in the Dark Zumba - Marian Courtyard
  • $5 Student Movie Day - ​Marcus Theater

Friday, September 1st

  • 6 a.m.-5 p.m: AMC open
  • 6:30 a.m: Group Run - ​Grandbluff Running
  • Group Fitness DEMO Week - AMC
  • ​3 p.m: Men's Soccer - OAC
  • ​4-8 p.m: Farmer's Market - Cameron Park
    • ​Meet in the Student Union
    • ​Group will leave at 5 p.m.
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m: Ice Cream Social and Outdoor Games - Marian Courtyard
  • La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival

Saturday, September 2nd

  • 8 a.m.-1 p.m: Farmer's Market - Cameron Park
  • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m: La Crosse Queen Cruise with Pizza Lunch
    • Meet in the Student Union
    • Provided transportation will leave at 10:15 a.m.
  • 1-4 p.m: Free Magnet Glazing - All Glazed Up
  • ​1-4 p.m: Free Treat - The Pearl
  • ​1-4 p.m: Free Escape Room Challenge - Escape Room La Crosse
  • ​All Day Free Movie - Rivoli
  • ​8-10 p.m: Hang out in the Hawk's Nest - ​Hawk's Nest
  • ​9 p.m: VU After Dark Lip-sync - Hawk's Nest
  • 6-9 p.m: UWL Football vs. Luther College - UWL
  • ​La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival

Sunday, September 3rd

  • Sunday Morning Worship
  • 11 a.m: Mass - ​San Damiano Chapel
  • ​1-5 p.m: Pettibone Park Trip
    • Activities: Beach, Disc Golf, Slackline, Hammocking, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee
    • Meet in the Student Union
    • Provided transportation will leave at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • 11:15 a.m: MTU City Bus Trip to Onalaska
    • Bus will stop at Valley View Mall and Target
    • Meet in the Student Union at 11:15 a.m. to leave by 11:30
    • $25 gift certificates will be raffled off
  • 6 p.m: Mass - ​San Damiano Chapel
  • 6:30-8 p.m: Cookout with Campus Ministry - Marian Courtyard
  • ​8 p.m: Outdoor Movie: The Amazing Spiderman - Marian Courtyard
  • La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival

Monday, September 4th

  • 7:30 a.m: Hiker and Biker Breakfast with Campus Ministry - Student Union
  • ​9 a.m: Morning Hike or Bike
    • Bikers should bring their own bikes
  • 9 a.m.-Noon: Gardening with Sr. Lucy 
    • Meet in the Student Union
    • Provided transportation will leave at 8:30 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m: AMC open
  • La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival

Tuesday, September 5th

  • 6 a.m.-11 p.m: AMC open
  • Regular Group Fitness Classes Begin - AMC
  • ​8-10 p.m: Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee - Assisi Courtyard
  • $5 Movie Day - Marcus Theater
  • 6-7 p.m: Tea Tasting Party - Dim Sum
  • Pottery Painting College Student Discount Day - ​All Glazed Up

Wednesday, September 6th

  • 6 a.m.-11 p.m: AMC open
  • 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.mfff: Study Abroad Fair - ​Student Union
    • ​​Visit our Study Abroad page here
  • ​11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m: Caregiver Job Fair - RCE Boardroom
  • ​1 p.m: Women's Soccer - OAC
  • 4 p.m: Men's Soccer - ​OAC
  • ​7 p.m: Volleyball - VAC
  • 5:30 p.m: Moon Tunes - Riverside Park
  • 6-9 p.m: Choose your own board class - ​Creative Canvas

Thursday, September 7th

  • Transfer Student Welcome Day
  • 6 a.m.-11 p.m: AMC open
  • $5 Student Movie Day - Marcus Theater
  • ​5:30 p.m: Moon Tunes - Riverside Park
    • ​Meet in the Student Union
    • Group will leave at 5 p.m.
  • ​Time Travel Walking Tours of La Crosse

Friday, September 8th

  • 6 a.m.-7 p.m: AMC open
  • 2 p.m: Volleyball - VAC
  • ​Vic's Picnic - ​Marian Courtyard
    • ​5:30-7 p.m: Dinner
    • 4:45- 8p.m: Activities
      • ROTC Rock Wall
      • Tie Dying Vic's Picnic Shirts
      • Body Art/Henna Tattoos
      • Yard Games
      • Late Night Snacks
    • 7:45 p.m: Prizes
    • 8 p.m: VU After Dark Comedian Steven Stone
  • ​6:30 a.m: Group Run - Grandbluff Running
  • ​4-8 p.m: Farmer's Market - Cameron Park

Saturday, September 9th

  • 10 a.m.-7 p.m: AMC open
  • 10 a.m: Volleyball - VAC
  • 3 p.m: Volleyball - VAC
  • 9 p.m: VU After Dark Bingo - ​NRC 196
  • ​11 a.m.-7 p.m: Pride in the Park - Riverside Park
  • ​8 a.m.-1 p.m: Farmer's Market - Cameron Park

Sunday, September 10th

  • 11 a.m: Mass San Damiano Chapel
  • ​2 p.m.-9 p.m: AMC open
  • Women's Golf - La Crosse Country Club
  • ​6 p.m: Mass - ​San Damiano Chapel