Monday, May 8, 2017

50 Things To Do at UMSL Before You Graduate

With commencement just around the corner we know we'll be saying goodbye to a lot of Tritons. We're hoping those seniors had an amazing time here at UMSL and wanted to put together a list of things for younger generations of Tritons to do! So here's your list of fun things to do at UMSL before graduating...and you can get started next fall!

1. Get an UMSL t-shirt from the Triton Store

2. Try to attend as many Weeks of Welcome (WOW) events as you can

3. Have fun at the Welcome Back Party

4. Go to the Fall EXPO and learn about clubs and organizations you can join
Photo by August Jennewein

5. Climb the rock wall at the Recreation and Wellness Center

6. Watch a performance at the Touhill (there are student rates)

7. In October attend the PLHCSA Haunted House

8. Study in the Fireside Lounge in the winter with a warm cup of cocoa from Einstein's

9. During Spring Homecoming attend Pack the Stands
Photo by August Jennewein

10. Go to the Mirth Week Carnival and eat as much popcorn as possible

11. On Friday nights hit up the UPB Friday Night Flick in the MSC

12. Attend Weeks of Welcome’s Rock the Rec at the RWC

13. Join a student organization (or you know... the UMSL Ambassadors)

14. Visit the Mercantile Library

15. Get a coffee from Cafe TJ, sit at the counter and people watch

16. Gather a group of friends and play frisbee golf across campus

17. Eat breakfast at Southside Cafe

18. Cheer for the Tritons at a sporting event

19. Gaze at the stars in the UMSL Planetarium

20. Grab some froyo from Triton Treats

21. Read stories that make UMSL unique on UMSL Daily

22. Go to campus events for free food and free swag!

23. Get your nap on in the Whole U

24. Play life-size chess in the Pilot House

25. Post a picture of the photogenic ducklings and goslings

26. Reflect on your mental wellness with Counseling Services

27. Wear red on Fridays to show how #UMSLProud you are

28. Have someone in the Writing Center edit your essay

29. Feast on french fries on Free Fry Friday at the Nosh

30. Attend a Career Fair at Mark Twain

31. Volunteer for MLK Day of Service

32. Dive into the Dive-In Movie in the RWC

33. Walk with Colleges Against Cancer during Relay for Life

34. View the art at Celebrating the Arts at the Honors College

35. Read a weekly copy of The Current student newspaper

36. Check out artwork on campus in Gallery 210

37. Catch a Cardinals game with UMSL Night at the Ballpark
Photo by August Jennewein

38. Go to your professors office hours

39. See what Career Services can do to help you get an internship or job

40. Study in the ED Collabitat on South Campus

41. Eat your lunch sitting in the chairs of the MSC 3rd floor rotunda overlooking the campus

42. Improve your leadership skills with Emerging or Advanced Leaders

43. Bring your family to enjoy Family Weekend

44. Study in the Quiet Lounge

45. Fill out your course evaluation forms to be entered to win a prize

46. Buy tickets to see the Mirth Week headliner
Photo by Mike Romer

47. Apply for an on-campus job

48. Visit the Math Lab to get help with homework

49. Use #UMSLProud or #IChoseUMSL on social media to let everyone know you are a Triton