Campus Activities

Welcome Weeks

Welcome Weeks

 

Monday, August 27th - Friday, September 7th, 2018

Viterbo University Student Engagement 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, Labor Day Activities, Vic's Picnic, 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, 8/27 Tuesday, 8/28 Wednesday, 8/29 Thursday, 8/30 Friday, 8/31 Saturday, 9/1 Sunday, 9/2 Monday, 9/3 Tuesday, 9/4 Wednesday, 9/5 Thursday, 9/6 Friday, 9/7             

Monday, August 27th

  • Enjoy your First Day of Classes!
  • The Cafeteria, Crossroads POD & Grill, Einstein Bros Bagels are open for full service: Check out our Campus Dining Page here

Tuesday, August 28th

  • ​7 p.m: FREE Bowling - ​Pla Mor Lanes​
  • ​$5 Movie Day - Marcus Theater
  • College Student Discount Day - ​All Glazed Up

Wednesday, August 29th

  • 6 p.m. La Crosse Ghost Tour - Meet in Student Union at 5:45 p.m.
    Open to first 25 students
  • 7:30 p.m. La Crosse Ghost Tour - Meet in Student Union at 7:15 p.m.
    Open to first 25 students
  • 9 p.m. La Crosse Ghost Tour - Meet in Student Union at 8:45 p.m.
    Open to first 25 students
  • 9 p.m. Taize Prayer - San Damiano Chapel

Thursday, August 30th

  • 9-11 a.m. Campus Ministry Morning MUG - Campus Ministry Lounge
  • ​1-3:30 p.m: Welcome Back Bash - AMC
  • 3-6 p.m. SUmmer Farmer's Market - Gundersen Health System
  • ​5:30 p.m: Moon Tunes - Riverside Park
  • 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Ghost Tours - Riverside Park
  • 8 p.m. Glow in the Dark Zumba - Marian Courtyard
  • 8 p.m. Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee - Assisi Courtyard
  • $6 Student Movie Day - ​Marcus Theater

Friday, August 31st​

  • ​4 p.m: Women's Soccer - OAC
  • ​4-8 p.m: Farmer's Market - Cameron Park
    ​Meet in the Student Union
    ​Group will leave at 5 p.m.
  • 5:15 p.m. Women's Cross Country
  • 6 p.m. Men's Cross Country
  • 6:30 p.m: Ice Cream Social and Outdoor Games - Marian Courtyard
  • WELCOME WEEKS HIGHLIGHT! 8-10 p.m. Midwest Dueling Pianos! - Marian Courtyard
    sponsored by VU After Dark
  • ​7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Ghost Tours - Riverside Park
  • Labor Day Weekend Summer Classics - The Goonies, and Jaws - Marcus Theater

Saturday, September 2nd - Downtown La Crosse Day!

  • 8 a.m.-1 p.m: Farmer's Market - Cameron Park
  • Escape Room Challenges - The Great Escape of La Crosse
    12 (noon) Mad Hatter - 6 players (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
    12:15 Tunnels Beneath - 6 players (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
    12:15 Lost Relic - 4 players (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
    12:30 Area 51 - 7 players (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
    12:45 Espionage: A Candy Conspiracy - 7 players (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
  • 1-4 p.m: Free Magnet Glazing - All Glazed Up
  • ​1-4 p.m: Free Treat - The Pearl
  • 3:30-5 p.m. La Crosse Queen Cruise! Includes pizza and soda
    only 50 spots available!!! (THE CRUISE IS NOW FULL)
  • ​All Day Free Movie - Rivoli
  • 7 p.m. VU After Dark Night Hike
    Meet in the Student Union at 7:00
  • 8 p.m. Ghost Tours - Riverside Park
  • Labor Day Weekend Summer Classics - The Goonies and Jaws - Marcus Theater

Sunday, September 2nd 

  • Sunday Morning Worship
  • 11 a.m: Mass - ​San Damiano Chapel
  • ​1-4 p.m: Beach Day, Black River Beach North Pavilion
  • 6 p.m: Mass - ​San Damiano Chapel
  • 6:30-8 p.m: Cookout with Campus Ministry - Marian Courtyard
  • ​8 p.m: Outdoor Movie - Marian Courtyard

Monday, September 3rd: VITERBO RESPONDS, DAY OF SERVICE

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast - Hawk's Nest
  • 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ​Viterbo Responds: Day of Service
    • ​Sign up HERE to assist our neighboring communities with flood emergency response
    • Activities will include cleaning, distributing resources, and community assessments
    • Transportation and lunch provided
    • For more information or a list of donated items needed, please contact Jacob Hart
    • Meet in the Hawk's Nest by 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, September 4th

  • 12:30 p.m. Peer-to-Peer Panel - 6 a.m.-11 p.m: AMC open
  • 7 p.m. FREE* Student Night, Jump Start La Crosse - Jump Start La Crosse (must bring student ID)
  • $5 Movie Day - Marcus Theater
  • Pottery Painting College Student Discount Day - ​All Glazed Up

Wednesday, September 5th

  • 4 p.m. Peer-to-Peer Panel - Brophy 123
  • 7 p.m. *FREE Game of Mini Golf - Riverside Amusements (must show student ID)
  • 8 p.m. Ghost Tours - Riverside Park
  • 9 p.m. Taize Prayer - San Damiano Chapel

Thursday, September 6th

  • 9-11 a.m. Campus Ministry Morning MUG - Campus Ministry Lounge
  • 3-6 p.m. Summer Farmer's Market - Gundersen Health System
  • 5:30 p.m. Moon Tunes - Group will leave from Student Union at 5:00 - Riverside Park
  • 6 p.m. Peer-to-Peer Panel - Reinhart 107
  • 8 p.m. Ghost Tours - Riverside Park
  • $6 Student Thursdays - Marcus Theater

Friday, September 7th

  • 4 p.m. Farmer's Market - Cameron Park
  • WELCOME WEEKS HIGHLIGHT! VIC'S PICNIC! 5-8 P.M. - Marian and Assisi Courtyard
    • ​5-7 p.m. Dinner
    • 5-8 p.m: Activities
      • Volleyball Tournament: Sign your team up Here
      • ROTC Rock Wall
      • Giant Slide
      • Yard Games
      • Late Night Snacks
  • WELCOME WEEKS HIGHLIGHT! Open Mic Night 8 p.m. - Marian Courtyard
    Sponsored by VU After Dark
  • 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball - VAC
  • ​8 p.m. Ghost Tours - Riverside Park