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2014 Upcoming Events


New Student Move-In Day

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Join with other alumni and friends of UWRF at the Alumni Tents during New Student Move-In Day by welcoming the newest Falcons to River Falls! No heavy lifting required - just a friendly face to distribute lemonade and cookies to new students, families, and volunteers during New Student Move-In Day! Or if you prefer, you can help students and their families move their belongings into their residence hall rooms.   

Volunteer shifts available: Shift 1 - 8:00-9:45 a.m. Shift 2 - 9:45-11:30 a.m. Shift 3 - 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Shift 4 - 1:15-3:00 p.m.   

Volunteers can sign up for more than one shift. Sign up the entire family! If you plan to participate, please contact the Alumni Relations Office at (877) 258-6647 or via email at  daniel.e.mcginty@uwrf.edumail to sign up for a shift!


The Wyman Series and SIE present: The Golden Dragon Acrobats! UWRF Celebrates the Year of China

Thursday, September 11, 2014


Knowles Center, UWRF Campus
6:30 p.m. Doors Open, Year of China booths will be on display.
7:30 p.m. The Golden Dragon Acrobats

Free of charge and open to the public. 

For more information on student life events please visit the UWRF Student Life website


6th Annual Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tour

Saturday, September 20, 2014
St. Croix Valley

Click here to register online!


Minneapolis Networking Event

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Kieran's Irish Pub, 85 South 6th St. Minneapolis, MN
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Click here to register online!


Homecoming 2014
St. Croix River Boat Cruise

Thursday, October 2

Stillwater, MN
Campus update at the Dock Cafe at 4:30 p.m.
Boarding of the Riverboat at 5:45 p.m.


Click here to purchase tickets online


Homecoming 2014
All Greek Reunion Reception

Friday, October 3

UW-River Falls Campus, Ballroom, University Center
6 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Cost is $10 per person
RSVP Deadline: Friday, September 26. Click here to register online and see a listing of all the homecoming events.

Stay for the Falcon's Got Talent Event in the Riverview Ballroom, University Center from 8:30-10 p.m.


Homecoming Weekend 2014

Connecting Families, Students, and Alumni

Saturday, October 4

UW-River Falls Campus

Click here to view the official Homecoming webpage and to see a list of events!


Homecoming 2014

Alumni and Friends Coffee

Saturday, October 4

Veterans Park Entrance, Downtown River Falls
9:30-11 a.m.


Marketing Communications Alumni Event 

Saturday, October 4, 2014
10:00 a.m.

All marketing communications alumni are cordially invited to attend.
10:00 a.m. - Reception: Caribou Coffee @ Family Fresh, River Falls, WI
10:10 a.m. - Homecoming Parade
2:00 p.m. - Homecoming Football Game at Ramer Field
Post-game - Reception at Bo's 'N Mine, Main Street, River Falls, WI
Contact Jim Pratt at james.w.pratt@uwrf.edumail for more information.


North Hall Celebrates 100 years: Open House and Tour

Saturday, October 4 

North Hall, UW-River Falls Campus 

11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Open House/Lost in North Hall History Activity (Tour of Building)
Free and Open to the public. No registration required.

Visit the North Hall Centennial page for additional information on the 100 year celebration!


Down in History: Ghost and Grave Tour

Friday, October 31

Saint Paul, MN
Dinner at Joseph's Grill, 140 S. Wabasha, St. Paul at 5 p.m.
Ghost and Grave Tour, Bus pick up from Joseph's, 7-9 p.m.

Click here to purchase tickets online!


Twin Cities Speaker Series-
featuring Mark Lacek

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Sweeny's Saloon, 96 North Dale St., Saint Paul, MN

Click here to register online!


A Christmas Story Musical

Saturday, December 6

McGovern's Pub and the Ordway Center for Performing Arts,
Saint Paul, MN

Click here to register online


Kalahari Resort Weekend

January 9-10, 2015

Click here for more information!


European Cruise to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy

October 22-30, 2015

The University of Wisconsin – River Falls extends a special invitation to take in a dramatic coastal vistas, storied seaside towns and exquisite ancient architecture on a classic 7-night luxury cruise to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy. You will cruise the European Hideaways aboard Oceania Cruises' a masterpiece of sophistication and grace. Featuring some of the best cuisine at sea and unparalleled service, this is truly cruising at its finest. 

Space is limited, so sign up now for the best choice of stateroom or suite on this deluxe vessel. Click here for further information.document