Events

Saturday, August 24

Gunnison White Water Festival

“Celebration of Rivers” welcomes all water enthusiast to come paddle, compete, learn and share their passion of the river life. This year’s festival kicks...

KBUT Kampout

I Bar Ranch in Gunnison. This one-day, overnight music festival features the very best in local talent as well as major world-renowned acts such as the...

New Student Orientation

Over the five days, (Aug. 21-25) students will rotate through four blocks of programming, which include: a Headwaters 100 service learning project;...

Breakfast

Be sure to bring your Mountaineer I.D. Card to all meals! Remember you need to have completed the EVERFRI health & wellness courses to receive your card. If...

Block Programming

Students will be assigned to one of four groups and will rotate through four different blocks of programming through New Student Orientation. Throughout...

Headwaters 100 Service Project - Green

You will meet your Headwaters 100 instructor and work beside them and other new students during a service project in the Gunnison community. You will need...

How to Make College EPIC - Purple

Learn the intricacies of what it takes to be a successful Mountaineer at Western! Your EPIC mentor will help familiarize you with the free resources...

Life at Western - Orange

This session begins with the Orientation Leader Skit, which lightheartedly touches on many of the real issues that affect college students today, such as...

Wilderness Pursuits/Community Trip - Blue

Check out what students do at "home" in Gunnison! You will have the choice to visit downtown Gunnison, Crested Butte, or join one of many Wilderness Pursuits...

Gunnison Farmers' Market

Enjoy fresh food and artisan work from local vendors.

Lunch

Be sure to bring your Mountaineer I.D. Card to all meals! Remember you need to have completed the EVERFRI health & wellness courses to receive your card. If...

Fun Afternoon Activities

Checkout the GunnisonRiver Festival (see Western events calendar for more information.) Cheer on the teams at the Football Scrimmage in Mountaineer Bowl at...

Dinner

Be sure to bring your Mountaineer I.D. Card to all meals! Remember you need to have completed the EVERFRI health & wellness coursesto receive your card. If...

Farm-To-Table Dinner (Littleton, CO)

2ND ANNUAL "WESTERN GOES WESTERN" FARM-TO-TABLE DINNER Join us for an evening under the stars with a silent auction, live music, great food, and...

Game Night!

Join us for an evening of board games and interactive trivia. Come with a team or we will help you find one. Prizes are up for grabs too! Orientation will...

Saturday, August 24