Viking Days Student Events

Celebrate Viking Days at Augustana University






*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all Viking Days events are closed to the public and for student participation only unless otherwise indicated* 

Students: Mark your calendars for Viking Days 2020 student events, Oct. 4-11!

Sunday, October 4th

● 5-7 PM - Viking Days Kickoff (Commons Patio)

○ Join Viking Days on Sunday evening to kick off the week by grabbing your swag and playing a yard game or two!

Monday, October 5th

● 5-7 PM - Viking Picnic (Commons Patio & Green)

○ Try this new take on a classic Viking Days event with the Viking Picnic. Grab an individually boxed meal and spread out on the green with friends!

● 7 PM - Coronation (Elmen)

○ Stop by and see your 2020 Viking Days King and Queen be crowned in our traditional coronation ceremony!

Tuesday, October 6th

● 10 AM - 9 PM - Sailing into Service (Back Alley & Beloit Room)

○ Viking Days is incorporating the core value of service into our week with a day full of service projects run by student organizations from around campus!

Wednesday, October 7th

● 5 PM - 7 PM - Pick-Up

- Located across from the mailboxes in the commons

- Students in quarantine or isolation can email with their location and our committee will make a contactless delivery right to your door.

● 7:30 PM - Ole’s Art Class (Zoom)

○ Pick up an art kit in the commons and join us by Zoom for a night of Bob Ross style painting with Heather from Creative Spirits! (Kits are first come first serve) Click here for the Zoom Link!

Thursday, October 8th

● 4 PM - 7 PM - Board Painting (Tent - North of Humanities)

○ For our new take on our classic parade, we will be having student groups paint 4’ x 8’ boards with designs that represent Augustana’s school spirit. Stop by and use your artistic talent from Ole’s Art Class to help your student group paint their board and win the prize!

Friday, October 9th

● 4 PM - 6 PM - Board the Ship: Reverse Parade (Campus Green)

○ Take a walk through campus and look at the boards created by student groups. Grab a treat at the end and cast your vote for your favorite board!

● 7:30 PM - Lip Sync Battle (Elmen)

- Join us in the Elmen for a lip sync battle featuring your peers up on stage performing! Sign up beforehand via Viking Days’ social media pages.

- Students can sign up to participate using this Google form.

- Judges will be present and there will be prizes for the winning group! May the best performance win!

● 7-8 PM - Viking Days reception of the Augustana Biennial with Faculty and the Class of 2020. Click here for the Zoom Link


Saturday, October 10th

● 11:30 AM - AugieFest (KO Stadium)

○ Join the Viking Days committee at Kirkeby-Over Stadium for an afternoon of fun and games. A football scrimmage, yard games spread throughout the stadium, mug decorating, stadium food, and more await you as we celebrate the Saturday of homecoming! Students, please enter at the northeast entrance facing the Elmen center parking lot. This event is for students only.