University of Southern Indiana

Traditions & Events


Breakfast with the President
March 26, 2015

Students, staff, faculty and alumni are invited to have breakfast with USI President Linda L. M. Bennett while discussing campus issues, concerns and affairs at this annual tradition. This year's breakfast will be a French toast, bacon and fruit buffet. Free for students.

Munchy Monday
April 27, 2015
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free food for finals! Members of SAA and the Alumni Association provide free refreshments (hot dogs, chips, cookies, apples, and drinks) to students during spring semester finals week.



Archie's Birthday Bash 
October 20, 2015 1 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate Archie's 45th birthday! Stop by and have a piece of birthday cake and take part in the other planned birthdy activities. If you would like to get Archie a present, he would love for you to make a gift in his name to the USI Foundation, or bring a canned good for Archie's Food Closet. Be sure to swing in and say "Hi" to all the other mascots, too! 

Archie's Birthday


Lighting a Tradition 
November 23, 2015
7 to 8 p.m.

Join the Student Alumni Association as we light the Quad with holiday cheer!

This holiday tradition joins students, family, friends and alumni in the holiday spirit. Enjoy holiday carols, hot chocolate and cookies as we light the Quad. Don’t forget to take a selfie with Santa and join us in an ugly sweater contest followed by a holiday movie!

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Chili Chill-Out 
December 8, 2015 
11 a.m.

Free food for finals, take two! Members of SAA and the Alumni Association provide free chili and hot chocolate to students during fall semester finals week.



Craziest Fan Competition
Homecoming, February 2016

SAA's Craziest Fan Contest will be held during the Men's game on the Thursday of Homecoming Week in the PAC. Students must register with the Spirit Competition prior to the game to officially compete in the contest. Contestants should come dressed in their craziest USI attire on that Thursday. Then on Homecoming during the half-time of the USI women's game the winners will be announced!

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