WCSU Student Handbook 2017-18

WCSU Bucket List

59 Things Every Colonial Should Do Before Graduating

  1. Take the shuttle
  2. Join a student organization
  3. Watch a movie at PAC Movie Night
  4. Discover Midtown Coffeehouse on Thursday nights
  5. See a Broadway Musical (with PAC or on your own)
  6. Cheer on the Colonials at the Homecoming Football Game
  7. Sign up for the Etiquette Dinner or Career Fair
  8. Party at WestFest
  9. Hike at Tarrywile Park & Mansion
  10. Tap along at a Jazz Combo Concert in the VPAC Concert Hall
  11. See a musical or play in the MainStage or Studio Theatre
  12. Participate (or cheer on a friend) in the Muddy Chuck Challenge
  13. Dine at one of the many ethnic restaurants in downtown Danbury
  14. Play in a dodgeball tournament
  15. Attend a GROW workshop or other Housing & Res. Life event
  16. Make the Dean’s List
  17. Clap your hands over the Alumni and Friends Circle medallion
  18. Free skate (or attend a hockey game) at the Danbury Ice Arena
  19. Watch a regular/IMAX movie at the AMC Loews Theater Complex
  20. Enjoy a Mashtini from Sodexo’s famous Mashtini Bar
  21. Check out a Friday After Hours event
  22. Take a selfie with Chuck the Colonial
  23. Attend a basketball game between Western and rival Eastern
  24. Eat a bagel at Einstein’s Bagels
  25. Learn about the night sky at a free Planetarium Show
  26. Ride the HART Bus to the Danbury Fair Mall, Bethel, or New Milford
  27. Take the train to New York City
  28. Attend the Homecoming Carnival and Bonfire
  29. Explore the Westside Nature Preserve Trail
  30. Attend “The Spot” in the Colonial Corner late on Thursday nights
  31. Pet a Wolf/Go to Animal Week
  32. Attend a WCSU Opera Performance
  33. Check out THE ECHO online
  34. Attend a resume workshop or other career exploration event
  35. Play pool in the Game Room
  36. Win a prize at PAC Bingo Night
  37. Learn something interesting about your advisor
  38. Get fit at a Western Rec Zumba or another Fitness Class
  39. Visit the Art Gallery in the Visual & Performing Arts Center
  40. Get a coffee or smoothie from The Daily Grind
  41. Find out about experiential learning – apply for an internship
  42. Look into studying abroad with ISEP or short study abroad courses
  43. Check out a book or DVD from the library
  44. Attend a lecture or lecture series
  45. Take a class that expands your horizons
  46. Attend a C.H.O.I.C.E.S. workshop
  47. Find the Math Clinic, Writing Center, and Tutoring Resource Center
  48. Enjoy a delicious Newman Dinner at the Newman Center
  49. Purchase WCSU attire in the bookstore
  50. Volunteer at Western Day of Service
  51. Use the overpass to cross White Street
  52. Attend Ancell Day or an Entrepreneurial Arc Event
  53. Find out more about the LCCC or HSLP leadership programs
  54. Go to the Health Fair and/or Community Service Fair
  55. Vote in the SGA Election
  56. Find out why Danbury is the “Hat City”
  57. Walk through the Gates of the University
  58. Ask a WCSU alum about his or her professional journey
  59. Get a bag of PAC-sponsored Kettle Corn