Purple Pride Pantry Party
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

Purple Pride Pantry Party

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer or give thanks this holiday season? Join UPC in the Union Ballroom to help assemble 20,000 meal packets which benefit hurricane relief and the Cats' Cupboard (the new K-State Food Pantry). Email upc@k-state.edu for sign-up information. 

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Film: It
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Film: It

Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2
7 & 10 PM * Wildcat Chamber, First floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID

Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare -- an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town's children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying summer, the friends must overcome their own personal fears to battle the murderous, bloodthirsty clown known as Pennywise.

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Open Mic Night
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

Open Mic Night

Performances range from stand up to singing to poetry to singing karaoke to just talking about thoughts!

Sign up at the door. All performances subject to Union and University policies.

May contain adult content.

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Comedian Damon Wayans Jr.
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Comedian Damon Wayans Jr.

Get excited! Damon Wayans Jr., commonly known as Coach in the Fox sitcom New Girl, will do a stand-up comedy show in the K-State Student Union Ballroom (second floor) on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 7 pm. All tickets are G/A and are $5 (cash only). Tickets go on sale December 6 & 7 for K-State students only (2 per ID) at the Forum Hall Box Office from 11 am - 2 pm (Ground floor, K-State Student Union). Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the public at the door on December 8 starting at 5 pm. Doors open at 6 pm, and the show begins at 7 pm. 

Adult content

#WILDCATSFORWAYANS

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Harry Potter Dessert Theater
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Harry Potter Dessert Theater

Calling all Harry Potter fans! Join UPC, Women of K-State, and The Burrow for a photo booth, trivia, snacks and more! The night will include a performance by On the Spot Improv Troupe and various "classes" you can participate in! Prizes include a Harry Potter cookbook, Harry Potter tapestry throw, posters, and more! 

Classes:
Herbology: Muddy Worm Pudding
Charms: Wingardium Leviosa Game
Transfiguration: Origami
Potions: Mix Your Own Mocktail Potions

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Film: Dunkirk (PG-13)
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Dunkirk (PG-13)

Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.

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Bubble Soccer
Nov
3
8:00 PM20:00

Bubble Soccer

  • MAC Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join UPC in the MAC Gym at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex for Bubble Soccer! This free event is first-come, first-served for students with a valid K-State ID. T-shirts and athletic shoes required (no cleats). 

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Film: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (PG)
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

Film: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (PG)

Friday, November 3 & Saturday, November 4
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Surly the squirrel and his animal friends find out that the corrupt mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze their beloved Liberty Park to make way for an amusement park. Hoping to save the place they call home, Surly, Andie, Buddy and the rest of the gang join forces with Mr. Feng, a seemingly cute and innocent mouse who happens to be a fierce master of kung fu.

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Halloween Costume Contest
Oct
31
11:30 AM11:30

Halloween Costume Contest

Join us in a costume contest on Bosco Student Plaza on Halloween! Sign-ups are from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and there will be prizes for the overall best, spookiest, cutest, homemade, and original costume! In case of inclement weather, this event will be moved to the Fireplace Lounge on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. 

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University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Oct
30
8:00 AM08:00

University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • Online (see description for more details) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your artwork for the 10th Annual University Life Cafe Art Contest! Pieces must be submitted online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed December 4-15, 2017 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Cafe.

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Precious Pet Portrait Contest
Oct
30
8:00 AM08:00

Precious Pet Portrait Contest

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Well, you may not own these as pets, but we want to see a photo of you with your pet! K-State students- send 1 picture of you and your pet to upc@k-state.edu. Precious Pet Portrait Contest submissions are due Nov. 1 by midnight. Costumes encouraged! Voting will take place on UPC's Facebook page from Nov. 3-7, and the winners will be announced on Nov. 7 at the UPC All Meeting (Cottonwood Room at 5:30 pm). Win a PetSmart gift card! One photo submission per K-State student.

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Farmers' Market
Oct
25
11:00 AM11:00

Farmers' Market

Goods are produced locally by members of the K-State family and include food, jewelry, handmade items, and a variety of other goods. Cash preferred. 

Rain location: Union Courtyard, Ground floor, K-State Student Union

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Self-Defense Classes
Oct
23
7:45 PM19:45

Self-Defense Classes

  • Small Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join UPC in learning basic self-defense! Classes are from 6-7:30 pm or 7:45-9:15 pm. Safety tips will be presented by Campus Police from 7:30-7:45 pm (between the two sessions). This free event is for K-State students with ID only. Athletic clothing is recommended, and typical Rec Complex parking rules apply. 

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Self-Defense Classes
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Self-Defense Classes

  • Small Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join UPC in learning basic self-defense! Classes are from 6-7:30 pm or 7:45-9:15 pm. Safety tips will be presented by Campus Police from 7:30-7:45 pm (between the two sessions). This free event is for K-State students with ID only. Athletic clothing is recommended, and typical Rec Complex parking rules apply. 

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University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Oct
23
8:00 AM08:00

University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • Online (see description for more details) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your artwork for the 10th Annual University Life Cafe Art Contest! Pieces must be submitted online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed December 4-15, 2017 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Cafe.

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Precious Pet Portrait Contest
Oct
23
8:00 AM08:00

Precious Pet Portrait Contest

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Well, you may not own these as pets, but we want to see a photo of you with your pet! K-State students- send 1 picture of you and your pet to upc@k-state.edu. Precious Pet Portrait Contest submissions are due Nov. 1 by midnight. Costumes encouraged! Voting will take place on UPC's Facebook page from Nov. 3-7, and the winners will be announced on Nov. 7 at the UPC All Meeting (Cottonwood Room at 5:30 pm). Win a PetSmart gift card! One photo submission per K-State student.

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Film: Spider-Man Homecoming (PG-13)
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Spider-Man Homecoming (PG-13)

Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21
7 & 10 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine -- distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

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Precious Pet Portrait Contest
Oct
16
8:00 AM08:00

Precious Pet Portrait Contest

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Well, you may not own these as pets, but we want to see a photo of you with your pet! K-State students- send 1 picture of you and your pet to upc@k-state.edu. Precious Pet Portrait Contest submissions are due Nov. 1 by midnight. Costumes encouraged! Voting will take place on UPC's Facebook page from Nov. 3-7, and the winners will be announced on Nov. 7 at the UPC All Meeting (Cottonwood Room at 5:30 pm). Win a PetSmart gift card! One photo submission per K-State student.

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Latin Jazz Band- In Support of Family Weekend
Oct
14
11:00 AM11:00

Latin Jazz Band- In Support of Family Weekend

Join UPC and the Wildcat family for Family Weekend on October 14! In support of Family Weekend, UPC will feature a Latin jazz band and give out Pucker Powder Candy and other items (while supplies last)! In case of inclement weather, the band and UPC giveaways will be relocated to the Union Courtyard on the ground floor of the K-State Student Union. 

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Haunted Union
Oct
13
8:30 PM20:30

Haunted Union

Join UPC in getting spooked in the Haunted Union! This free event includes the chance to win raffle prizes for those who dare complete the Haunted House! Prizes include a 32" Smart TV, a Fitbit, and gift cards to various locations around Manhattan! College students only. WARNING: STROBE LIGHTS WILL BE USED. 

Free pumpkin painting will be in the Union Courtyard from 8:30 - 11 pm. Free pumpkins provided for the first 200 people! 

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Film: Wonder Woman (PG-13)
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Film: Wonder Woman (PG-13)

Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14
7 & 10 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

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