Summer Session 2018 Events

Barbecues are Back!

Join Summer Session at the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center lawn for a FREE lunch from noon–1 p.m. (or while supplies last) on these Thursdays:

  • May 31 to kickoff Mini Session
  • June 21 to kickoff First Session
  • July 26 to kickoff Second Session

Summer Barbecue

Summer Concerts and Watermelon on the Quad

Voted one of Reno Gazette-Journal’s “Best Family Outings”— FREE Watermelon concerts on the Quad are fun for all ages. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and join us from 6–8 p.m. on these Wednesdays:

  • July 11—Westwind
  • July 18—The Novelists
  • July 25—Beatles Flashback
  • August 1—Jelly Bread
  • August 8—Tyler Stafford
  • August 15—Whitney Myer

Concerts are presented by Summer Session in partnership with the Nevada Alumni Association.

Summer Quad Concert

Thursday Night Movies

From June 7–August 16, take a break on Thursdays! On Thursday nights at 9 p.m. bring a blanket and low-back chair and enjoy FREE movies on the Joe Crowley Student Union lawn with free popcorn and drinks! This list is TENTATIVE and may change without notice.

May be sponsored in part by Joe Crowley Student Union.

Summer Tuesday Night Movie

Summer Tutoring Series

Summer Math Series

Join us this summer for fun FREE events and hands-on activities! Free snacks are provided, while supplies last. All events take place on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. in the Math Center (Room 300) in the Pennington Student Achievement Center.

  • June 5th and June 12th—Cookies, Cubes, and Cupcakes. Learn how to solve Rubik’s Cubes!
  • June 19th—Movie: Hidden Figures (PG)
  • June 26th—Mandalas and Milkshakes. Create beautiful art with math!
  • July 10th—Piece of Pie. Estimate Pi by throwing…hot dogs!
  • July 17th—Movie: Moneyball (PG-13)
  • July 24th—Pizza and Pendulums. Build a harmonograph!
  • July 31st—Shapes and Sherbert. Create 3D polygons!
  • August 7th—Movie: Imitation Game (PG-13)
  • August 14th—Pizza Pie and Abaci. Become a whiz at mental math!

Presented by The Math Center and 365 Learning.

Summer Weekly Trivia

Spend your lunches this summer having fun with FREE trivia, snacks, and prizes at the Writing Center (Room 350) in the Pennington Student Achievement Center. Trivia takes place every Wednesday from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m., June 13–August 15. See you there!

Presented by The Writing Center and 365Learning.