14th Annual Drag Show
Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

14th Annual Drag Show

Join us for the 14th Annual Drag Show in McCain Auditorium! Doors open at 6 pm, the pre-show begins at 6:30 pm, and the event starts at 7 pm. This event is free for students with a K-State ID (1 ID per person, 2 tickets per ID) and $7 + fees & taxes for non-students. Tickets are available Monday, Feb. 5 - Friday, Feb. 9 at the McCain Box Office from 11:30 am - 4:30 pm. 

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Farmers' Market
Mar
28
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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10th Annual University Life Café Art Exhibit Reception
Dec
13
12:00 PM12:00

10th Annual University Life Café Art Exhibit Reception

  • William T. Kemper Art Gallery, First Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Selected artwork from the 10th Annual University Life Café Art Contest will be on display from December 4-15, 2017 from 8 am - 5 pm in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. Winners will be announced in the gallery at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, December 13 with a reception from noon - 1 pm. Cast your vote for "People's Choice Award" at any time! This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Café. 

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Laser Tag
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

Laser Tag

Destress before finals with a game of laser tag! Teams of 10 will compete against each other in this exciting game! Don't have a team of 10? Don't worry! We'll help form groups as needed. See you there! 

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

CANCELLED- Comedian Damon Wayans Jr.

Due to scheduling conflicts, Damon Wayans Jr. has cancelled his comedy show on Dec. 8. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. Union Program Council looks forward to welcoming the K-State community to their remaining events this semester, which can be found at kstateupc.com/our-events. For more information, call 785-532-6571.

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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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End-of-the-Semester Destresser
Dec
7
11:00 AM11:00

End-of-the-Semester Destresser

Stressing about finals? Take a breather and destress with UPC! We'll have free Just Salad smoothie samples, free Stuff-A-Plush (stuffed animal) (limit one per K-State student ID), free Kind Bars, free henna tattoos, and a cash cube (all while supplies last)! 

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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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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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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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