Celebrate Tradition of Webster's Spirit Weekend Feb. 7-8

Dec. 5, 2019

Webster's Spirit Weekend Feb. 7-8, 2020.

Webster University’s Spirit Weekend will take place Feb. 7-8, 2020. 

The weekend is all about celebrating Webster spirit and tradition while bringing together Webster students, parents, siblings, faculty and staff.

The weekend will center around women’s and men’s basketball games on Saturday along with a Student Formal on Saturday night. Sibling’s Weekend, a kickoff event, the Facebook LIVE! Breakfast and a painting event will also be offered to engage students and their families.

The weekend will also include the Student Life Hall of Fame Ceremony on Friday night and the Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony on Saturday evening.


Registration opened on Dec. 3. Learn more about the weekend and register for events at webster.edu/spiritweekend

Spirit Weekend Event Schedule

Friday, Feb. 7 
Spirit Weekend Kick-off  
5-6 p.m. 
University Center, Upper Level 

  • Kick-off the weekend with some pep and Webster Spirit! The Webster University Pep Band will perform alongside the Webster University Cheerleaders. Get a photo with the Gorlok, enjoy some light snacks before heading off to dinner in the Webster community and listen to the angelic sounds of Webster’s acapella group the ChordloksAlso, enjoy self-guided ArtWalk Tours around the Webster campus. 

Please check-in for the weekend activities, including Sibling’s Night, in the University Center Presentation Room. 

Sibling’s Night 
Residential Areas

  • Resident students are invited to have a sibling, between the ages of 14-18, experience the life of a Webster student by spending an evening at Webster University. Each participating sibling will sleep in their older brother’s or sister’s dorm room for one night and enjoy a fun-filled weekend of events.  

Participating siblings will also receive a free Webster t-shirt to be picked up at the Kick-off event.

Check-in and waiver drop off for this event will occur in the University Center Presentation Room from 5-6 p.m., siblings are advised to drop their belongings for the weekend off in their sibling's room ahead of or after the Kick-off Event.

Dine Out in Webster Groves 
6-8 p.m. 
Webster Groves Community Restaurants 

  • Enjoy dinner in the city of Webster Groves. A list of restaurants will be available at the Spirit Weekend Kick-off event.  

Student Life Hall of Fame  
7-9 p.m. 
Sunnen Lounge

  • By invitation only! Former student leaders will be inducted into the Student Life Hall of Fame. 

Paint Happy Little Trees
8:30-10:30 p.m.
Browning Hall (ISB) lower level lobby
$30 per person

  • Bring the whole family together for a late-night of being creative on a canvas. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs.

Saturday, Feb. 8 
Facebook LIVE! Breakfast 
9-11 a.m. 
Marletto’s Marketplace 

  • You have asked questions on the Parent Association Facebook group and heard back from members of the Webster University staff and Parent Council. Now meet them face-to-face! Throughout the morning members of the staff will be interviewed and answer your questions LIVE on our Facebook group.  

Pay for breakfast that morning using cash, card or have your student treat you using their meal plan or Gorlok Bucks.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Webster University Bookstore 

  • The bookstore will be open for Spirit Weekend! Take this opportunity to buy all the Gorlok Spirit Wear you can get your hands on to wear to the basketball games! Pick-up your 20% off coupon at Friday's Kick-off Event.

Pack the House 
1p.m. & 3p.m. 
Grant Gymnasium 

  • Cheer on the Women’s and Men’s Basketball Teams as they take on Principia College! At halftime of the men’s game, the newest members of the Athletics Hall of Fame will be introduced. Bring your non-perishable goods for the Webster Food Pantry. Free spirit giveaway while supplies last. Parents and siblings, this is your time to say goodbye for the weekend. 

Athletics Hall of Fame  
7-9 p.m. 
Sunnen Lounge 

  • By invitation only! Former student-athletes will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame.  

Student Formal 
8:30-11 p.m. 
Luhr Building 

  • For current Webster Students OnlyStudents will bring Spirit Weekend to a close-by dancing the night away. Tickets will be available at the University Center Information Desk beginning in January. 

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