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University Events: January and February 2019

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JANUARY EVENTS

Jan. 16 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

The WestConn women will face Keene State College at 5:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com/ for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 16 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. KEENE STATE COLLEGE: 

The men's basketball team will face Keene State College at 7:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 18 SIP & SKETCH: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host "Sip & Sketch" from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Drawing Studio (Room 241) on the second floor of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Enjoy a fun and creative evening of drawing from a live model in a relaxed environment while enjoying wine and assorted seasonal snacks. All skill levels are welcome; guests must be at least 21 to attend. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies. To make a reservation, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/sip-sketch-tickets-52496175474. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Jan. 19 WCSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING VS. COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE: 

The WestConn Women's Swimming and Diving team takes on The College of New Rochelle at 11 a.m. at the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 19 WCSU MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING VS. COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE: 

The WestConn Men's Swimming and Diving team takes on the College of New Rochelle at 11 a.m. at the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 21 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY: 

No classes; university offices are closed.

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Jan. 21 SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS: 

The spring 2019 semester begins today.

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Jan. 22 - 24 EXTENDED HOURS: 

The following offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide better customer service: Academic Advisement, Admissions, Center for Student Involvement, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid & Student Employment, Graduate Studies, Registrar (open at 7:30 a.m.), Student Affairs, Veterans Affairs and the WestConnect Office. For more information, call (203) 837-8001.

Jan. 23 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. CASTLETON UNIVERSITY: 

The WestConn women will face Castleton University at 5:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com/ for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 23 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. CASTLETON STATE COLLEGE: 

The men's basketball team will face Castleton State College at 7:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 24 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, Bluegrass and Beyond. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Jan. 29 COLLEGE RING EVENT (WCSU students only)

Jostens will host a college ring event from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will allow graduating students the opportunity to order a college ring. For more information, go to www.jostens.com/jewelry/college-jewelry.html.

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Jan. 29 SENIOR PORTRAITS (Graduating WCSU students only)

The WCSU Campus and Student Centers board will host senior portraits from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Appointments for portraits are recommended. Go to www.thorntonstudio.com and click on "schedule portrait sitting" and use school code 01380 or call (800) 883-9449. This event is open to senior WCSU students only. Graduation cap and gown portraits also will be photographed. There is no sitting fee.

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Jan. 30 SENIOR PORTRAITS (Graduating WCSU students only)

The WCSU Campus and Student Centers board will host senior portraits from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Student Center Theater on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Appointments for portraits are recommended. Go to www.thorntonstudio.com and click on "schedule portrait sitting" and use school code 01380 or call (800) 883-9449. This event is open to senior WCSU students only. Graduation cap and gown portraits also will be photographed. There is no sitting fee.

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Jan. 30 COLLEGE RING EVENT (WCSU students only)

Jostens will host a college ring event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Center on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The event will allow graduating students the opportunity to order a college ring. For more information, go to www.jostens.com/jewelry/college-jewelry.html.

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Jan. 30 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring chili, corn bread and Mexican chocolate brownies, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Jan. 30 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The WestConn women will face UMass-Dartmouth at 5:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com/ for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 30 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UMASS-DARTMOUTH: 

The men's basketball team will face UMass-Dartmouth at 7:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Jan. 31 - Mar. 3 EXHIBITION: 

"neither here nor there (or And)," curated by Matt Murphy, will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, through Sunday, March 3, in the Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The exhibition will be free and the public is invited. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Jan. 31 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, Nina Et cetera. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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FEBRUARY EVENTS

Feb. 2 WCSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING VS. WESTFIELD STATE UNIVERSITY: 

The WestConn Women's Swimming and Diving team takes on Westfield State University at noon at the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 7 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, the WCSU Student Jazz Ensemble. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Feb. 8 - Feb. 10 WCSU OPERA - "THE MAGIC FLUTE": 

The WCSU Opera will present "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Margaret Astrup will direct. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/the-magic-flute-tickets-53202740830 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

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Feb. 8 WCSU ICE HOCKEY VS. SUNY-STONY BROOK: 

The Colonials will host SUNY-Stony Brook at 8 p.m. at the Danbury Ice Arena, 1 Independence Way in Danbury. Admission is free for WCSU students and their guests.

Feb. 8 BEST DARN JAZZ CLUB IN DANBURY: 

WCSU will present the "Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury" at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Admission will be free and open to the public. Complimentary snack food will be provided, as well as a cash bar for those 21 and over. A suggested $5 donation to support the club will be accepted at the door. Call (203) 837-9700 for more information.

Feb. 9 COCKTAIL RECEPTION-OPERA EVENT: 

The Office of Alumni Relations will host a cocktail reception-opera event at 6:30 p.m. in the Daily Grind in the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The cost will include the reception and a ticket to the 8 p.m. performance of "The Magic Flute" in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center. For more information or to make a reservation, call (203) 837-8298 or go to http://wcsu.edu/alumni/2018/12/11/the-magic-flute-saturday-feb-9/.

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Feb. 13 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring macaroni & cheese, salad and peach cobbler, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Feb. 13 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE: 

The WestConn women will face Rhode Island College at 5:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com/ for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 13 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE: 

The men's basketball team will face Rhode Island College at 7:30 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 14 CARRY THE LOVE: 

The WCSU Office of InterCultural Affairs will host "Carry the Love Cards" at 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, send an email to dennisd@wcsu.edu.

Feb. 14 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an all-night open mic. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Feb. 15 - Feb. 18 PRESIDENTS DAY HOLIDAY: 

No classes; university offices are closed.

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Feb. 16 WCSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE: 

The WestConn women will celebrate Senior Day when the team faces University of Southern Maine at 1 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com/ for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 16 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. VASSAR COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will scrimmage against Vassar College at 1 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.westconnathletics.com/sports/mlax/. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 16 WCSU MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE: 

The men's basketball team will celebrate Senior Day when it faces University of Southern Maine at 3 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O'Neill Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu or call (203) 837-9014. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 19 LUNCH WITH A LEADER SERIES (WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only)

The WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity will host "Lunch with a Leader" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 202 of the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Open to WCSU faculty, staff, students and alumni only; space is limited. For more information, visit http://wcsu.edu/diversity/diversity-calendar-fall-2018/. To attend, RSVP by email to stokesk@wcsu.edu.

Feb. 21 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act, Mandala. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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Feb. 24 WCSU JAZZ COMBOS: 

The WCSU Jazz Combos will perform at 3 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Four of Western's jazz combos will perform standards and original compositions. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wcsu-jazz-combos-tickets-48124678208 or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Feb. 26 - Mar. 3 THEATRE PRODUCTION - "UBU": 

The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present "Ubu" in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 8 p.m. on Feb. 26, 27, 28, March 1 and 2; with 2 p.m. matinees on March 2 and 3. For tickets, go to wcsuvpac.eventbrite.com or call (203) 837-8732. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events/.

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Feb. 26 WCSU MEN'S LACROSSE VS. MOUNT SAINT MARY COLLEGE: 

The men's lacrosse team will face Mount Saint Mary College at 4 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.westconnathletics.com/sports/mlax/. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 27 WCSU WOMEN'S LACROSSE VS. OLD WESTBURY COLLEGE: 

The women's lacrosse team will face Old Westbury College at 4 p.m. at the Westside Athletic Complex on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, send an email to amess@wcsu.edu, call (203) 837-9014 or visit www.westconnathletics.com/sports/wlax/. Check www.westconnathletics.com for postponements or cancellations.

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Feb. 27 NEWMAN DINNER (WCSU campus community only)

The Newman Center will host a free dinner featuring Shepherd's Pie, rolls and chocolate chip brownies, at 5 p.m. at the center, 7 Eighth Ave., near the WCSU Midtown campus. The event will be free and open to the university community only. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/catholic/newman-club/newman-dinners/, send an email to hossanm@wcsu.edu or call (203) 744-5846.

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Feb. 28 COFFEEHOUSE: 

WCSU will present the Midtown Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Student Center on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The coffeehouse will feature an open mic, followed by the featured act. Admission will be free and the public is invited. Donations to sustain the Coffeehouse will be accepted. Call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/coffeehouse/ for more information.

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VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.

Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.


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