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

Indoor Camping Activities (AOP), Morrison Commons Concourse

7 to 10:30 p.m.

Family Feud, 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

9 to 11 p.m.

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

11:00 p.m.

Moonlight Breakfast (Dean of Students Office), Dining Room

11:30 p.m.

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.