Campus Life at Merrimack

Winter Welcome

Winter Welcome

Welcome back Warriors! Come together for Winter Welcome events to enjoy food, games, fun…and so much more as we celebrate the start of a new semester.

Students standing in front of the Sak's Christmas tree.
2022-2023 Women's Ice Hockey Players in a scrum on the ice.

Winter Welcome Schedule of Events

Monday, January 16, 2023
TimeEvent Details
5 p.m.

Women’s Basketball Game – Hammel Court

Welcome back to campus! Drop your luggage off quick and run down to cheer on our Warriors as they play against Wagner College Seahawks.

7:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball Game – Hammel Court

Keep cheering on our Warriors as they play against Wagner College

9-10:30 p.m.

Melt Food Truck – Lot H

After the games swing by Lot H and enjoy delicious foods provided by the Melt Food Truck.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
TimeEvent Details
9-11:30 a.m.

Blue Cup Day – Outside McQuade Library

Warm up on your way to the first class of the semester with free coffee and the week’s schedule of events.

Noon-4 p.m.

Ice Sculpture Creation – Outside of the Student Union

Come and watch the creation of the center piece for the night’s celebration.

4 p.m.

Student Union 1st Night Celebration – Student Union

Join us as we re-open the cornerstone and gateway of campus, the Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher and the new Student Union. Together, these spaces allow the Merrimack community to gather to nourish its soul – spiritually, intellectually, culturally, artistically and socially. 

Celebrate the 1st night and blessing of the new Student Union! Bowl a few frames, take a few swings at the golf simulator, check out the esports facilities and sample the menu at Monica’s Kitchen.

7 p.m.

Men’s Volleyball Game – Hammel Court

Join our Men’s Volleyball Team for their first home match and a chance to win your very own SpikeBall Kit.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
TimeEvent Details

Stuff-A-Bear – Multi-Purpose Room, Sakowich Campus Center

Come and build your own furry fluffy friend to kick off the new year.

8 p.m.

Big Prize Bingo presented by Relay 4 Life – Rogers Auditorium

Get out your lucky Bingo Boards and play for the chance to win fabulous prizes!

8:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Augie’s Pub 1st Night – Augie’s Pub in Sparky’s, Sakowich Campus Center

For all of our 21+ Warriors start the semester fun with the 1st Augie’s Pub of the spring.

Thursday, January 19, 2023
TimeEvent Details
9-10 a.m.

Community Coffee – The Hub

Start the spring off with free coffee and community in this weekly event with your friends in OSI.

7-9 p.m.

Bullet Journals with Office of Wellness Education – Hub 101

Mental health matters and journaling can be an important tool in maintaining it. Come to the event and learn about this trendy organizational method that allows you to doodle while remaining organized!

8-9:30 p.m.

Team Trivia – Monica’s Kitchen, Student Union

Gather six of your best and brightest friends and spar off against other teams in this all-new and improved Team Trivia format. Terrific prizes for the top teams.

Friday, January 20, 2023
TimeEvent Details
Noon-2 p.m.

Involvement Fair & Athletic Fan Sign Creation – Multi-Purpose Room, Sakowich Campus Center

Find out how to get involved, how to join clubs, and talk with fellow students about all of the excitement planned for the spring. Take a few minutes to create some amazing signs to help cheer on our Athletic Warriors, prizes given to the best signs. Do all of this while enjoying the tremendous Kane’s Donuts!

2 p.m.

Women’s Hockey – Lawler Arena

Cheer on Merrimack Women’s Hockey. 

7 p.m.

Men’s Hockey w/ Augie’s on the Go

Cheer on Merrimack Men’s Hockey. 

8-9 p.m.

Lunar New Year w/ II/UH- Lot H and Unity House

Make your way to Lot H for delicious food from the Moyzilla Food Truck as you head over to the Unity House to celebrate the Lunar New Year!

8:30 p.m.

Gaming Club Showcase & Open eSports Recruitment – Student Union

Have you been a Fortnight pro since middle school? Or are you now just diving in and exploring everything from Mario to League of Legends? It’s time to show your gaming skills and check out the Gaming Club as they showcase the new esports room in the Student Union. You might get selected for the upcoming esports team.

Saturday, January 21, 2023
TimeEvent Details
3 p.m.

Women’s Basketball – Hammel Court

Cheer on Women’s Basketball.

4 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Lawler Arena

Cheer on Women’s Ice Hockey.

7 p.m.

Winter Carnival – Student Union

Round out the week with festive winter games, magicians and fun!

Sunday, January 22, 2023
TimeEvent Details
3 p.m.

Wing-Off and NFL Divisional Playoff Games – Monica’s Kitchen, Student Union

Enjoy the NFL Playoffs with the delicious tastes of Monica’s Kitchen with tailgate food favorites and vote for the best wing flavors and styles!


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