Desiree Erchick '17

Major: Japanese and French
Hometown:Alliance, OH

Mount Union provides wonderful opportunities to experience the world around you, whether it's studying abroad, spring break trips or volunteering in different communities.

Traditions Events

Mount Union prides itself on its rich history and traditions, and programming is no exception. RPB plans and implements, sometimes in conjunction with other offices on campus, several traditions events throughout the year.

Week of Welcome: August 30 – September 5, 2015

Week of Welcome is designed to provide new and returning students with a full week of educational, transitional and social activities when they arrive back to campus in the fall. Check out the complete schedule of events:

Sunday, August 30


Caribbean Beach Party featuring live music by Cover Drive
6 p.m., Quad (rain location: Campus Grounds)

Monday, August 31


Morning Madness: Coffee and Donut Giveaway
7:30 – 11 a.m., Academic Mall 

Tuesday, September 1


Grab ‘n Go Lunch Giveaway
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Academic Mall

Tuesday, September 1


Commuter Social and Car Care Giveaway
4 p.m., HPCC Alumni Room

Wednesday, September 2


Lip Sync Contest
8 p.m., Campus Grounds

Thursday, September 3


Movie in the Quad
9 p.m., Quad (rain location: HPCC East Room)

Friday, September 4


Tie-Dye and Nachos
8 p.m., Campus Grounds

Saturday, September 5


Zombies vs. Humans
8 p.m., Campus Grounds


Family Day: September 19, 2015

Family Day provides students and their families a time to reconnect during the fall semester. For the full schedule of events, visit the Family Day webpage!


Homecoming: Week October 5 – 10, 2015

A fun-filled week of events is planned in conjunction with the Mount Union Homecoming Football game and festivities on Saturday, October 18. Here's the tentative schedule of student events (for the alumni schedule, visit the Alumni Weekend and Homecoming page).

Monday, October 5

Morning Madness: Cofee and Donuts Giveaway
7:30 – 11 a.m., Academic Mal

Tuesday, October 6

Grab ‘n Go Lunch Giveaway
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Academic Mall

Wednesday, October 7

Homecoming Bonfire
8 p.m., Quad (rain location: Campus Grounds)

Thursday, October 8

Hot Cocoa Cart
8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Roving all over campus!

Friday, October 9

8 p.m., Giese Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, October 10

Hypnotist Chris Jones
7 p.m., Campus Grounds


Little Sibs Weekend: April 1 – 2, 2016

This weekend is a fun-filled time for Mount students to invite their little siblings, cousins or family friends to campus! RPB, in conjunction with several other campus organizations, provides many exciting activities for sibs and kids of all ages! For more information and the schedule of events, visit the Little Sibs Weekend webpage!


Springfest: April 18 – 22, 2016

Springfest is the final programming celebration of the year. During the last weekend of classes, several campus organizations come together to give students the opportunity to celebrate before they head home for the summer. Check back for the full schedule!

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