Summer Session 2019 Events

Barbecues and Ice Cream!

Join Summer Session at the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center for FREE barbecues and ice cream socials from noon–1 p.m. (or while supplies last) on these Thursdays:

  • May 30 BBQ to kickoff Mini Session
    • Soups on! Due to the cold weather, the Summer Session BBQ will move indoors inside the KC, serving soup, salad, and breadsticks to warm up for summer.
  • June 20 ice cream social to kickoff First Session
    • In the Sculpture Garden near the @One entrance
  • July 25 ice cream social to kickoff Second Session
    • In the Sculpture Garden near the @One entrance

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 10—Jelly Bread
  • July 17—Westwind
  • July 24—Tim Snider
  • July 31—The Novelists
  • August 7—Whitney Myer
  • August 14—Beatles Flashback

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

Summer Quad Concert

Tuesday Night Movies

From June 4–August 13, take a break on Tuesdays! On Tuesday 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 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 p.m. in the Math Center (Room 300) in the Pennington Student Achievement Center.

  • June 4th and June 11th—Cookies, Cubes, and Cupcakes. Learn how to solve Rubik’s Cubes!
  • June 18th—Shapes and Sherbet. Create 3D polygons!
  • June 25th—Mandalas and Milkshakes. Create beautiful art with math!
  • July 9th and 16th—Pizza and Pendulums. Build a harmonograph!
  • July 23rd—Piece of Pi. Learn how to estimate Pi!
  • July 30th—Movie: Hidden Figures (PG) (starting at 6pm instead of 4pm)
  • August 6th—Pizza Pie and Abaci. Become a whiz at mental math!

Presented by The Math Center and 365 Learning.

Summer Weekly Trivia

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

Presented by The Writing & Speaking Center and 365Learning.

Summer Ice Cream Socials

Enjoy a FREE ice cream sundae or two at the Writing & Speaking Center (Room 350) in the Pennington Student Achievement Center. Ice cream socials will take place on Thursdays from 1–2 p.m. on June 13th, July 18th, and August 15th. Yum!

Presented by The Writing & Speaking Center and 365Learning.

Summer Juggling Series

Learn how to juggle and eat some FREE pizza (not at the same time!) at The Tutoring Center (Room 320) in the Pennington Student Achievement Center. Juggling supplies provided, while supplies last. The Juggling Series will take place from 12:30 to 2:30 on the below dates:

  • Wednesday, June 19th
  • Monday, July 1st
  • Wednesday, July 24th
  • Wednesday, August 7th

Presented by The Tutoring Center and 365Learning.