Semester Shutdown

12/10/16 Schedule - More Updates to Come!

On Saturday, Dec. 10, Semester Shutdown features dozens of fun activities in the Morrison Commons and a candlelight worship service in the Chapel.

All Day

Arcade Games (Campus Life), Siverson Lounge
2 p.m.

UBG: CFA night at SD Symphony (Washington Pavilion)

6 p.m.

Candlelight Service featuring Deaf Awareness, (Chapel)

7 to 8 p.m.

Therapy Dogs, Siverson Lounge

7 to 9 p.m.

Bracelet Making and Children's Books (AUEA), Student Street

Family Christmas photos (UBG), Morrison Commons Concourse

7 to 10:30 p.m.

Familly Fued, Back Alley

7 to 11:30 p.m.

Teen Town Stocking Stuffer Making (SALT), Student Street

Crafts (Campus Life & Purl Jam), Student Street

Pie in the Face (Augiethon), Student Street

Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating, Back Alley

Game Night (ATGO), Huddle

8 to 10 p.m.

Massages (UBG CFA), 3-in-1 Room

Tunnel Tours & Pictures with Santa (ASA), meet in Back Alley

Bookstore Sale: wear an ugly sweater to the Bookstore for a drawing, 25% off cold weather items, 50% off clearance items

8 to 11:30 p.m.

Indoor Camping Activities (AOP), Morrison Commons Concourse

9 to 11 p.m.

Star and Moon Gazing (Physics Department), Morrison Commons Circle

11:30 p.m.

Moonlight Breakfast (Dean of Students Office), Dining Room


Bingo (Campus Life), Dining Room


Originally created as alternative programming for students on the eve of Reading Day, the current incarnation of Semester Shutdown coordinates the efforts of a multitude of student organizations and University services. Annually, 600+ students attend an evening of programs that varies from the unique to the traditional holiday.