Special Events

Campus Activities, Service & Leadership Events

Fall Events

Welcome Week

September 3rd-September 14th

Pioneer Pride Special Event Pic

At the beginning of the fall and spring semester, the university community and students are welcomed back to the university with a full week of exciting events. These events are hosted by SAPB (Student Activities Programming Board) and CASL (Campus Activities, Service & Leadership).


Pioneer Pride Week

September 30th-October 6th

Homecoming & Family Day - October 6th

 Pioneer Pride Week Updated Image - 2018

 Pioneer Pride is expressed via events, celebrations, and Homecoming! During this week, Homecoming King and Queen are announced.


LGBTQ Celebration Week

October 9th-October 18th

Rainbow Flag-Special Events Page

This celebration week is about celebrating who you are.

LGBTQ Celebration Flyer


Latin Heritage Celebration

October 23rd-November 2nd

Latin Heritage Week

This celebration highlights the achievements of Latin Americans, beginning with an opening ceremony and continuing with a variety of programs that promote the cultures and contributions of the Latin American community.

Latinx Celebration Flyer (English)      Latinx Celebration Flyer (Spanish)


Civic Engagement Week

November 7th-November 10th

Civic Engagement Special Event

This week provides diverse opportunities for the WP Community to be involved in our surrounding communities and beyond.


Winterfest

November 30th-December 7th

Winter Pic-Special Events Page

This annual winter time celebration marks the end of the fall semester before finals. The Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) plans this fun week. Activities include novelties, movie nights, game shows, giveaways, performances and more.


De-Stress Fest

December 11th-December 15th

Relax

De-Stress Fest occurs at the end of the fall and spring semester before finals. Zumba, Yoga, Snack Giveaways, and other form of relaxing activities are provided. 


Spring Events

Welcome Week

January 17th-January 27th

Welcome Back Week Event Pic

At the beginning of the fall and spring semester, the university community and students are welcomed back to the university with a full week of exciting events. These events are hosted by SAPB (Student Activities Programming Board) and CASL (Campus Activities, Service & Leadership).


Pioneer Appreciation Week

January 21st-January 31st

Pioneer Appreciation

Pioneer Appreciation Week is comprised of events hosted by many offices throughout campus. These creative and welcoming activities show appreciation for our students, engage them in conversations within our offices and share information about our resources.


African Heritage Celebration

February 1st-February 22nd

Black History Month Updated

Student clubs, organizations, academic departments and other members of the campus community develop and implement programming throughout the entire month of February. These events focus on the achievements, contributions, accomplishments and current issues within the African American community.


Women's History Celebration

February 26th-March 8th

 Women s History Month Updated Image - 2018

Each March we celebrate women by honoring their achievements and contributions as well as addressing current women's issues. Faculty, Students and Staff join together to hold a diverse and memorable month of events. Annually, this celebration begins with the Opening Ceremony and concludes with the Red Dress Dinner, an event that honors outstanding woman from the WP and surrounding communities.


Asian Cultural Celebration

March 27th-April 6th

Asian Cultural Special Event

A collection of student clubs, organizations, academic and administrative departments meet to provide an array of events and activities that recognize the current and historical contributions of Asian and Pacific peoples in the United States and its associated territories.


Greek Week

April 16th-April 19th

Greek Week Special Event Pic

The week includes Greek competitions, shows, and the Greek Awards.


Springfest

April 22nd-April 29th

Springfest Special Event Pic

This annual spring event marks the end of each year before finals. Groups across campus come together to help the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) plan this week filled with fun. Activities include novelties, outdoor picnics, games, giveaways, performances and much more.


De-Stress Fest

April 24th-May 4th

Relax

De-Stress Fest occurs at the end of the fall and spring semester before finals. Zumba, Yoga, Snack Giveaways, and other form of relaxing activities are provided.