Get With the Programs

Hey Freshmen!

Attend events and activities in different categories to meet your fellow Mavs and be eligible to win prizes. Swipe your MAVcard at each event you attend. When you reach 15 swipes you start receiving prizes! When you reach 45 swipes, with at least four in each category, your name will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing.*

15 Events
Swipe your MAVcard at 15 events and win a pair of sunglasses.
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30 Events
Swipe your MAVcard at 30 events and win a water bottle.
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45 Events
Swipe at 45 events (at least 4 in each category) and be eligible to win one of three grand prizes!**
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Grand Prize**

• Three credit hour scholarship
• $3,000 housing scholarship
• $250 MAVstore scholarship

Rules and Regulations

Drawing will be held the last week of fall 2018 classes. The last day to swipe is November 16, 2018.

*Prizes only available for first-time incoming fall 2018 freshmen.

**One of each grand prize available.

Participate in these program categories

Get Active
Participate in intramural sports, Outdoor Program activities and other events requiring physical activity.
Get Spirit
Go to Programming Activities Council (PAC) events and athletic events.
Get Culture
Attend concerts, theatre events, art openings, lectures and Cultural Cafés.
Get Ready
Use services like IRIS, academic advising, TLC and Career Services.

Schedule of Events

Check out the schedule of events below to start getting with the programs - and don't forget to try something in every category! The last day to swipe is November 16, 2018.

Event Title Date/Time Location
Get Spirit Activity Meet your Mavily BBQ Aug 20 • 11am Plaza
Get Spirit Activity Comedian Derek Hughes Aug 21 • 6pm

Meyer Ballroom

Get Active activity Intramural Basketball Aug 22 to Oct 10 • 5-10pm Maverick Center Gym East/West
Get Active activity Intramural Outdoor Soccer Aug 22 to Oct 10 • 5-10pm Rugby Pitch
Get Active activity Intramural Ultimate Frisbee Aug 22 to Oct 10 • 5-10pm Grand Mesa Field 
Get Active activity Intramural Dodgeball
Aug 22 to Oct 10 • 5-10pm Maverick Center Auxiliary Gym
Get Spirit Activity Grocery Bingo Aug 22 • 6pm Plaza
Get Active activity Intramural Volleyball Aug 23 to Oct 11 • 5-10pm Maverick Center East/Middle/West
Get Active activity Intramural Flag Football Aug 23 to Oct 11 • 5-10pm Delta Field
Get Spirit Activity Movie Night Aug 23 • 9pm Elm Quad
Get Culture Activity Tangents: A Cabaret with Jeremy Franklin and Douglas Morrow Aug 24 & 25 • 7:30pm • $15 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Ready activity go@CMU Aug 24 & 25 • 6:30pm The Point
Get Spirit Activity Glow Party Aug 24 • 8pm Grand Mesa Quad
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Rock Climbing Trip Aug 25 Unaweep Canyon
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: SUP Day Trips Aug 25 Colorado River
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Overnight Ducky Aug 25 to 26 Gunnison River
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: 14er Backpacking Trip Aug 25 to 26 Lake City, CO
Get Ready activity Semester Study Prep Aug 27 • 3pm Tomlinson Library
Get Ready activity Semester Study Prep Aug 28 • 3:30pm Tomlinson Library
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Glamping Aug 31 to Sept 1 Rabbit Valley
Event Title Date • Time Location
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: SUP Day Trips Sept 1 Colorado River
Get Spirit Activity Football vs South Dakota Mines Sept 1 • 1pm Stocker Stadium
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: SUP Day Trips Sept 2 Colorado River
Get Ready activity Fall Job Fair Prep Workshop Sept 4 • 3:30pm University Center 221
Get Ready activity Fall Job Fair Sept 4 • 10am Outdoor Tent Plaza
Get Active activity Bike to Tour de Rock Sept 6 Meet in the Plaza to swipe in and ride downtown
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Eastern New Mexico University Sept 6 • 5:30pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Cal State - East Bay Sept 7 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Kalina Winska First Friday Art Opening Sept 7 • 5pm CMU Art Gallery Downtown
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Eastern New Mexico University Sept 6 • 5:30pm Walker Field
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Backpacking Sept 8 to 9 Silverton, CO
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Canyoneering Sept 8 to 9 Moab, UT
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Intro to Trad Climbing Sept 8 to 9 Escalante Canyon
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Northwest Nazarene University Sept 8 • 12pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs New Mexico Highlands University Sept 8 • 7pm Brownson Arena
Get Active activity Intramural 3 on 3 Outdoor Basketball Tournament Sept 8 • 10:30am-3:30pm Outdoor Basketball Courts
Get Spirit Activity Shangela Sept 8 • 10pm The Point
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Humboldt State University Sept 9 • 10am Walker Field
Get Ready activity Beginning Research Sept 10 • 3pm Tomlinson Library
Get Ready activity Beginning Research Sept 11 • 3:30pm Tomlinson Library
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs Western State Colorado University Sept 11 • 7pm Brownson Arena
Get Ready activity Resumé and Cover Letter Workshop Sept 13 • 3:30pm Escalante Hall 101
Get Spirit Activity Assassins, the musical September 13 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Mee Canyon Hike and Float Sept 14 to 16 CO National Monument
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: NASA Backpacking Sept 14 to 16 SW Colorado
Get Active activity Intramural CoRec Basketball Tournament Sept 14 • 5pm to 10pm Maverick Center Gym
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Colorado Christian University Sept 14 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Assassins, the musical September 14 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Spirit Activity Farewell Auschwitz: Holocaust-inspired songs by Jake Heggie September 14 • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Glamping Sept 15 to 16 Rabbit Valley
Get Active activity Intramural Tennis Tournament Sept 15 • 10:30am to 3:30pm Tennis Courts
Get Spirit Activity Kristen Yun, cello and Arthur Houle, piano September 15 • 4pm • $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Spirit Activity Assassins, the musical September 15 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Colorado School of Mines Sept 16 • 1pm Walker Field
Get Ready activity Interviewing Skills Workshop Sept 18 • 4pm University Center 221
Get Spirit Activity Cultural Café Sept 19 • 12pm Tomlinson Library First Floor Event Space
Get Spirit Activity Faculty Gala Sept 19 • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Belknap River Trip Sept 21 to 23 Colorado River
Get Spirit Activity Fall Student 3D Art Opening and Reception Sept 21 • 5:30pm Tomlinson Library Atrium 
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Colorado Christian University Sept 21 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs Chadron State College Sept 21 • 7pm Brownson Arena
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Canyoneering Sept 22 to 23 Moab, UT
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: 14er Backpacking Trip Sept 22 to 23 Ouray, CO
Get Active activity Battleship Tournaments Sept 22 • 10:30 to 3:30pm Maverick Center El Pomar Natatorium
Get Spirit Activity Football vs Chadron State College Sept 22 • 1pm Stocker Stadium
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs MSU Denver Sept 22 • 5pm Brownson Arena
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs MSU Denver Sept 23 • 1pm Walker Field
Get Ready activity Choosing a Major Workshop Sept 26 • 4pm University Center 221
Get Spirit Activity An All-Female Cast presents 1776, the musical Sept 27 (student rush) • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Robinson Theatre
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs Regis University Sept 28 • 7pm Brownson Arena
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Regis University Sept 28 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Fall Colors Glamping September 29 to 30 Grand Mesa
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Mountain Biking Sept 29 to 30 Moab, UT
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs Colorado Christian University Sept 29 • 4pm Brownson Arena
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Black Hills State University Sept 30 • 1pm Walker Field
Event Title Date/Time Location
Get Ready activity Major/Graduate School Fair Oct 3 • 11am University Center Hallway
Get Spirit Activity An All-Female Cast presents 1776, the musical Oct 4 (student rush) • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Robinson Theatre
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Belknap River Trip Oct 5 to Oct 7 Colorado River
Get Spirit Activity Matthew Hopson-Walker First Friday Art Opening Oct 5 • 5pm CMU Art Gallery Downtown
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs UCCS Oct 5 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Craig Morris, trumpet and Rebecca Wilt, piano Oct 5 • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: 14er Backpacking Trip Oct 6 to Oct 7 Lake City, CO
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: PCIA Oct 6 to Oct 7 Escalante Canyon
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Western State Colorado University Oct 7 • 12pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Regis University Oct 7 • 2:30pm Walker Field
Get Ready activity Fact or Fallacy Oct 8 • 3pm Tomlinson Library
Get Ready activity Fact or Fallacy Oct 9 • 3:30pm Tomlinson Library
Get Ready activity Preparing for an Internship Workshop Oct 9 • 4pm Escalante Hall 101
Get Spirit Activity Choral Invitational Oct 10 • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Zion Extravaganza Oct 11 to Oct 14 Zion, UT
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Rock Climbing Oct 11 to Oct 14 Moab, UT
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Desert Backpacking Trip Oct 11 to Oct 14 Monticello, UT
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs Dixie State University Oct 12 • 7pm Brownson Arena
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Dixie State University Oct 12 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Football vs CSU - Pueblo Oct 13 • 2pm Stocker Stadium
Get Spirit Activity Women's Volleyball vs Westminster College Oct 13 • 7pm Brownson Arena
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Westminster College Oct 14 • 1pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Darin Kamstra, percussion Oct 15 • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Ready activity Resumé and Cover Letter Workshop Oct 18 • 3:30pm Escalante Hall 101
Get Spirit Activity Fall Choral Concert Oct 18 • 7:30pm • $5 MPAC Robinson Theatre
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Rock Climbing Oct 19 CO National Monument
Get Spirit Activity Fascinating Rhythm: Jazz and the Broadway Musical Oct 19 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Adams State University Oct 19 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Rock Climbing Oct 20 CO National Monument
Get Spirit Activity Fascinating Rhythm: Jazz and the Broadway Musical Oct 20 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Spirit Activity Women's Soccer vs Fort Lewis College Oct 21 • 1pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Cultural Café Oct 23 • 12pm Tomlinson Library First Floor Event Space
Get Active activity Intramural Basketball Oct 24 to Dec 12 • 5-10pm Maverick Center Gym East/West
Get Active activity Intramural Dodgeball Oct 24 to Dec 12 • 5-10pm Maverick Pavilion
Get Active activity Intramural Indoor Soccer Oct 25 to Dec 13 • 5-10pm Maverick Pavilion CT4
Get Active activity Intramural Arena Football Oct 25 to Dec 13 • 5-10pm Maverick Pavilion CT 2-3
Get Active activity Intramural Volleyball Oct 25 to Dec 13 • 5-10pm Maverick Center East/Middle/West
Get Spirit Activity Men's Soccer vs Fort Lewis College Oct 25 • 7pm Walker Field
Get Spirit Activity Bang Bang You’re Dead Oct 25 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Moab Extravaganza Oct 26 to 28 Moab, UT
Get Spirit Activity Bang Bang You’re Dead Oct 26 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Spirit Activity Football vs Dixie State University Oct 27 • 7pm Stocker Stadium
Get Spirit Activity Bang Bang You’re Dead Oct 27 • 7:30pm • $6 MPAC Mesa Experimental Theatre
Get Ready activity Beg, Borrow, Cite Oct 29 • 3pm Tomlinson Library
Get Ready activity Beg, Borrow, Cite Oct 30 • 3:30pm Tomlinson Library
Get Ready activity Interviewing Skills Workshop Oct 30 • 3:30pm University Center 221
Event Title Date/Time Location
Get Ready activity Etiquette Dinner Nov 1 • 6pm University Center Meyer Ballroom
Get Spirit Activity Lenka Konopasek First Friday Art Opening Nov 2 • 5pm CMU Art Gallery Downtown
Get Active activity Outdoor Program: Canyoneering Nov 3 to 4 Hanksville, UT
Get Spirit Activity Football vs Adams State University Nov 3 • 7pm Stocker Stadium
Get Ready activity Job Search Strategies Workshop Nov 8 • 4pm University Center 221
Get Spirit Activity Clybourne Park Nov 8 (student rush) • 7:30pm •  $5 MPAC Robinson Theatre
Get Active activity Battleship Tournaments Nov 10 • 10:30am-3:30pm Maverick Center El Pomar Natatorium
Get Spirit Activity Susan Ellinger, piano Nov 10 • 7:30pm •  $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Spirit Activity William Aikens, oboe and Arthur Houle, piano Nov 13 • 7:30pm •  $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Spirit Activity Cultural Café Nov 14 • 12pm Tomlinson Library
Get Spirit Activity Student Chamber Ensembles Nov 14 • 7:30pm •  $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Spirit Activity Opera Scenes Nov 16 • 7:30pm •  $5 MPAC Love Recital Hall
Get Active activity Intramural Pickleball Tournament Nov 17 • 10:30am - 3:30pm Maverick Center Gym East/West