Blue & White Weekend 2019

(formerly Fall Festival)
October 3 - 6, 2019

Blue & White Weekend schedule

Friday, October 4, 2019
7 a.m.–7 p.m. Open RecreationBuchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Families/alumni attend classes with students

Visits with faculty by appointment
(students should schedule individual appointments for their parents in advance)

10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. LunchWarch Campus Center

6 p.m.




7 p.m.

Intercollegiate Athletics Viking Hall of Fame Dinner, Warch Campus Center
To purchase a ticket to the Hall of Fame Dinner for $25, contact the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement at 920-832-7019.

8 p.m.
Artist Series:    Memorial Chapel
9 p.m.
Comedian Mandal, Warch Campus Center
Mandal is an Atlanta-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He is known for his energetic performances and absurd sense of humor.


Saturday, October 5, 2019
8:30–10 a.m.
Complimentary continental breakfast, Esch/Hurvis, Warch Campus Center
9–9:30 a.m. Remarks by President Mark Burstein followed by Q&A session, Esch/Hurvis, Warch Campus Center

9 a.m.–Noon


9:00 a.m.


Admissions Office open, Alice G. Chapman Hall
Interviews for prospective students must be scheduled in advance by calling

10–10:50 a.m.

11:00 a.m.


Swimming and Diving Alumni Meet, Wellness Center
11:00 a.m.–1 p.m. All-Campus Tailgate, Banta Bowl
Live music, great food and a bouncy house for the kids.  Enjoy a great meal and get fired up for the games.
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1 p.m. Hall of Fame game: Vikings football vs. Illinois College , Banta Bowl
1 p.m.  
3:00 p.m.
Evening Dinner on your own
8 p.m.
Silent Disco Party, Warch Campus Center
THE RETURN OF THE WILDLY POPULAR PARTY! Grab your Shut Up Just Dance set of headphones, and CHOOSE FROM 3 different music choices to dance to! Music to your ears! Experience something different
Sunday, October 6, 2019
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Brunch, Warch Campus Center
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1 p.m.

Open recreationBuchanan Kiewit Wellness Center


Other Things to Know

Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
All guests attending Blue & White Weekend are eligible to use the facilities in the center; simply identify yourself as our guest.  The facility offers a cardiovascular exercise room and a weight room featuring Life Fitness equipment, racquetball courts, a gymnasium with an elevated, four-lane jogging track, and Olympic-size swimming pool.

Andrew Commons
Warch Campus Center

Friday Breakfast 7:30 – 10 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dinner 5 – 7:45 p.m.
Saturday &
Sunday Brunch 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Dinner 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Kate’s Corner Store (C-Store)
Warch Campus Center
Friday 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Café and Coffee Shop
Warch Campus Center
Friday 7:30am – midnight
Saturday 8:30am – midnight

Sunday 8:30am – midnight

Information Desk
Warch Campus Center
Daily 24 hours a day
Located in the Warch Campus Center

Seeley G. Mudd Library
Friday 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Unless otherwise indicated, meals are “pay as you go.” 

There is a charge for some athletic events.