Student Activities Office

The Student Activities Office provides a variety of services to student organizations and the campus community including program planning, leadership and organizational development, contracts and negotiation, posting validation, publicity and promotion development, talent acquisition and financial management.

Other functions of the Student Activities Office include maintaining a master calendar of campus events to assist the University community in scheduling programs without conflict as well as managing the Michel Student Center Information Desk, Sisson Hall Student Organization Offices, Lydia's Lounge and quad space.


Student Events

Homecoming will take place September September 12 - 17, 2016 with a Kick Off event on Friday September 9!  

Homecoming Events (Sponsored by ACBU)

Friday September 9, 2016 Painting of the Lydia’s
Location: Olin Quad Time: 2-5pm
Description: Student organizations are invited to come paint and decorate a wooden cutout of Lydia, provided by ACBU. There will also be birthday cake for students to enjoy and celebrate in honor of Lydia’s bicentennial. The organization with the best Lydia will win a free pizza party!

Monday September 12, 2016 Lighting of the B
Location: Founder’s Circle Time: 7 (sunsets at 7:11)
Description: Students and faculty kick of Homecoming week with the traditional Lighting of the B. There will be food, performances, free drawings, and much more! Once the clock strikes 9:00 the B will be lit followed by a fantastic firework show. 

Tuesday September 13, 2016 Tuesday Trivia
Location: Student Center Ballroom Time: 7pm
Description: ACBU will be hosting a trivia show of Nerdology! Teams of five are invited to come experience the fun and interactive pop-culture/Bradley themed trivia show that is a mix of games, trivia and hilarious audience interaction. The winning team will receive their very own exclusive homecoming sweatshirts.

Wednesday September 14, 2016 Homecoming Pageant
Location: Student Center Ballroom Time: 7pm
Description: The homecoming court will compete in a pageant to determine the 2016 Homecoming King and Queen. Sign up for the pageant here.

Thursday September 15, 2016 Bradley Bowl
Location: Alumni Quad Time: 5pm
Description: Students and faculty will compete in a friendly flag football game. Food and beverages will be provided for those in attendance. The faculty members who participate will receive gift cards and the students will receive the exclusive homecoming sweatshirts.

Saturday September 17, 2016 Soccer Game
Location: Shea Stadium Time: 7:00pm
Description: The Bradley community will wrap up Homecoming week with the Bradley Men’s soccer game. All are invited to come tailgate, celebrate, and show their school spirit in support for the team. At halftime, the Homecoming King & Queen will be introduced and honored. And to wrap up the night there will be an awesome firework that is a must see!

Comprehensive Schedule

Please visit the Alumni office's website for a detailed schedule of all campus events hosted during Homecoming.

Forms & Updates

Event Planning Forms

Event Funding Request Forms

Campus Event Planning

Are you a student leader planning an event on campus and have questions about the logistics of how to do so?  Our office has created a comprehensive online resource that should answer any and all questions you may have about how to plan an event on Bradley's campus.  Click on the headline "Campus Event Planning" to be directed to that webpage.  If you have additional questions after reading through that, do not hesitate to contact our office.