Week of April 23rd Events

Monday, April 23rd

UMW Teal Day

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is almost at an end! Celebrate the end of the semester and a month of activism by wearing something teal to Sugar Shack Donuts – Fredericksburg to receive a free donut!

*There will also be a raffle for three teal UMW t-shirts throughout the day. Share your pictures on Instagram or Facebook with #UMWTealDay for a chance to win!

Free Stress-Prep

4:00pm – 4:30pm, Colonnade Room A (3rd Floor, UC)

Worried about how to deal with the stress of finals? Take 30 minutes to learn stretches, breathing, and relaxation techniques that will help you deal with the movements. No mat or special clothing needed, and there will be minimal movements!

*This session will be led by Raam Das, a certified yoga therapist and instructor for UMW Campus Recreation.

Meatless Monday of Earth Week

6:30pm, Monroe Hall Room 116

Join this panel on vegetarianism and veganism with free samples with the Fredericksburg Food Co-operative. Plus the screening of the documentary, “Cowspiracy.”


Attention Graduates: don’t forfeit your EagleOne money! If you have $10.00 or less, spend it! If you have over $10.00, you may request a refund.

*Refunds will be process the week after graduation so fund will be available for you to use through “Dead Week.”

*Got questions? Email eagleone.umw.edu

Tuesday, April 24th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

3:00pm Mondays, 11:00am Tuesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Bring a jacket in-case it’s cold inside the warehouse, and a water bottle to stay hydrated!

Trash Tuesday

10:00am-3:00pm, Ball Circle

In honor of the Earth Week celebration, the UMW Facilities will help in demonstrating how much trash the university produces in a day by dumping out some of the trash that we produce onto a tarp on Ball Circle.

*This event is sponsored by the Eco Club.

Wednesday, April 25th

Earth Day Festival and Farmer’s Market

10:00am-2:00pm, Ball Circle

There will be vendors from local farms and stores, plus information from many local and campus organizations. There will also be a raffle and free lunch – paperless and plastic-less, so bring your own!

Aloha Luau Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, UC)

It’s the last big dinner of the school year! Come relax with a goodbye luau dinner. The menu features seared salmon with tropical black bean salsa, Caribbean fruit glazed chicken, sweet and sour pork, tofu or veggies, and more.

*All included with regular dinner price. 

Thursday, April 26th

Thirsty Thursday of Earth Week

1:30pm-4:00pm, Outside of Lee Hall

Learn about water use around the world and how to conserve water here in the U.S. Also, you can buy your own reusable water bottle on site!

Devil-Goat Day

3:00pm-6:00pm, Ball Circle

Join Class Council in the long-standing tradition of Devil-Goat Day! The battle between the classes – odd graduating years (Devils) and even graduating years (Goats). Come rep your class to compete for the winning title! #DevilGoatDay

Friday, April 27th

Milkshake Bar

2nd Floor, UC

Treat yourself to a milkshake! Take a study break and get a milkshake from the made-to-order milkshake bar!

*Flex, EagleOne, Cash, and Credit card accepted. Good luck on your exams, Eagles!

Looking Ahead…

Mark the Date

May 1st – May 15th

The annual open enrollment for health care and flexible spending accounts is coming soon! An informational kit will be mailed to your home. You can view the 2018 Spotlight Newsletter and other resources HERE!