Spring Carnival: March 16-17, 2022


We’re celebrating the coming of spring and the end of the second semester with a Spring Carnival!

Join us on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17 for indoor and outdoor activities that will bring our campus community together. 

We will also be handing out tickets for off-campus students to have a free meal in the GMH dining hall at any point during the carnival. Students can pick up tickets from GMH 312 (Healthy Campus Office) or the Student Help Desk in JDH.


Wednesday, March 16 


Fun in the Courtyard 
2:00 – 5:00 pm, lower courtyard


Hot beverages will be served, as well as snacks from local food trucks like Northside Mini Donuts, and maple taffy from Dumfries Maple. Check out a community art project by local artist Laura Forrester and play some yard games (weather permitting). There will also be a photo booth for you to share your STU pride. 


STU Merch sale 
2:00-5:00 PM, lower courtyard 


STU Admissions is hosting a merch sale, including hoodies, tote bags, tumblers, and more! 

Note: In the event of inclement weather, the merch sale will take place in Duffie Hall.


Coffee House 

6:00 – 8:00 pm, Great Hall


The Spring Carnival Coffee House will include performances from Marian the Band—with singer and STU alumna Jerry Faye—current STUdents, faculty, and staff. Free snacks and hot beverages will be served, sponsored by Aramark. 

Thursday, March 17 

Long Night Against Procrastination 
5:00 pm to midnight, James Dunn Hall


Need to study or have a research paper looming? Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP) is an evening designed for you to get some work done. To support you through this productivity there will be free food, free printing, and fun activities!

See the full schedule and learn more about LNAP here. 

Register for the event here to ensure there will be enough food for everyone who wishes to attend.