Weekends at VU (WAVU)

Want to relax with arts, crafts, and snacks? Or maybe volleyball in the courtyard? From mini canvas painting to movie nights, the Weekends at VU team always has something going on! Join WAVU for events all around campus on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays. 

WAVU is also hosting monthly Trivia in collaboration with the Recreation Department.


What's going on around campus?

Follow the Weekends at VU group on the Viterbo App to see upcoming activity information and for updates or changes to the schedule. All WAVU events primarily take place on Fridays and Saturdays when classes are in session.

Visit the Weekends at VU Event Schedule on the right for information about upcoming events! 

Be sure to watch for additional information as advertisements for events come up. Note that events are subject to change. Follow along on @viterbo_studentlife Instagram for the most up-to-date information! 


Get involved on campus!

Events Schedule

From craft nights and movies to cooking classes and field trips, the Weekends at VU Team always has something going on! For an updated list of events, visit the Weekends at VU event schedule! Events are updated weekly! 

Event Submission

Weekends at VU invites offices, student organizations, or departments to include their events on the Weekends at VU schedule. If you or your group is interested in having your event advertised on our master-schedule, you can fill out the event submission form: Event Submission Form

If you would like to submit multiple events at once, or if you would like to collaborate on an existing event, email us at campusactivities@viterbo.edu

Join the WAVU Team!

Weekends at VU offers free programming for students on Fridays and Saturdays while school is in session, including ski nights, crafts and movies, and larger trips! We also collaborate with other campus and community organizations to market all of the amazing events Viterbo University and La Crosse have to offer!

Application form | All Weekends at VU positions are currently filled! 

For more information, please contact Tanisha Petherbridge, the Student Engagement Coordinator, at tlpetherbridge@viterbo.edu


WAVU Programming Assistants 

Do you want to get to know students on campus?
Do you want to help plan and attend fun weekend events?
Do you want to gain skills in organization, event-planning, and budgeting?

Weekends at VU hires four (4) Programming Assistants and one (1) communications specialist. Position reports to the Student Engagement Coordinator. The Weekends at VU Programming Assistants plans and facilitates social, recreational, and community-focused programs that take place on Fridays and Saturdays when classes are in session.  

Qualifications: Applicants must be a full-time Viterbo University student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 throughout time of employment. Applicant must be willing to meet and work throughout weekdays and facilitate late-night events on scheduled weekends. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the planning and facilitation of weekend programs as a team.  

  • Create promotional materials for various campus advertising options.   

  • Provide on-site supervision and facilitation of events to oversee facilities use, arrangements, admission receipts, compliance with policies, and to assist in problem resolution.  

  • Role model engagement for participants. 

  • Contact and follow up with outside vendors and performers when needed.  

  • Assist in the coordination of setup, tear-down, and cleanup of events.  

  • Communicate with Weekends at VU team and other campus/community partners before, during, and after the event.  

  • Complete all necessary pre-event and post-event steps including budgeting, advertising, implementing, and program evaluation. 

  • Meet regularly with supervisor and team.  

  • Additional duties as assigned.  

Contact Us

Looking to connect with Weekends at VU? Feel free to connect with us by emailing campusactivities@viterbo.edu.