From: Involvement Center
Date: November 24, 2020
Subject: Campus Life Today | Tuesday, November 24, 2020



Our staff brainstormed some fun options for students sticking around Menomonie this fall break.  Note: Some of these opportunities are external entities from campus and we do not have an affiliation with them.  Many are staff picks that we've considered just for you!

Our staff hopes that all of you have a safe, healthy, and enjoyable fall break! 


Just because your plans have changed, doesn't mean you can't get that traditional comfort food on Thanksgiving.  Below are a few options on-campus and locally in Menomonie.

Blue Devil Market's Thanksgiving Meal | 11:00am - 1:00pm | Turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, dessert & a beverage

Jake's Supper Club Carry-out

Wilson Creek Inn | Carry-out, but order ahead by noon on 11/24

Love Church and Menomonie Alliance Church | Providing up to 300 free meals for pick-up or delivery


Get out and explore nature's gems in Menomonie and Dunn County!

Red Cedar Trail
Devil's Punch Bowl
Hoffman Hills

While you're at it, play Get Out and Explore Bingo, sponsored by Explore Menomonie and the MHS Field House


The UW-Stout Library provides an amazing collection of e-resources that can be accessed on campus or from home, even during breaks!  Explore audiobooks, movies, video games and board games!

Streaming Video Resources
Full Movie Database
Free Feature Films
Educational Films
Extensive Ebook Collection

HOURS OVER BREAK:  Tuesday | 7:30 - 4:30, Wednesday | 8 - 4:30, Thursday - Saturday | Closed, Sunday | 12:00 - 5:00pm


Amazon Watch Party | With prime membership
Hulu Watch Party  | With paid premium subscription
Netflix Watch Party app  | Browser Plugin
YouTube's free video app, Tubi

Museum Tour

Virtual Events + Activities to Explore
For even more options check out the Involvement website devoted to

Virtual tours
Field trips
Personal enrichment
Health & Wellness


Hot Cider Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 24
9:00am - 2:00pm
Involvement Center, Memorial Student Center
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Step out of the cold, and warm up with a FREE glass of hot cider in the Involvement Center. See how you can get involved and all of our amazing resources.



Monday Meet Ups | Drawing with the Comic Creators!

Monday, November 30
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Terrace, Memorial Student Center
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Gather every Monday night for a new activity to meet others, try something new and have fun! Students are encouraged to come solo to meet others or with a friend!

11/30 Meet Up | Drawing with the Comic Creators!
Bring a pen, pencil, some paper and come ready to draw! Student leaders from the Comic Creators will be demonstrating how to draw comics!



Taco 'Bout it Tuesday | Topic: Sustainability

Tuesday, December 1
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Terrace, Memorial Student Center
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Let's taco 'bout it!

Meet others with similar interests! Each night will focus on a different topic to gather with others who share that same interest for some informal conversation and fun.

Blue Devil Market will be offering a taco special all day on Tuesday. Purchase yours to enjoy before or after the event (please no eating during the event).

12/1 topic | Sustainability



Virtual Bingo

Wednesday, December 2
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Video Conferencing Link
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Join us for a friendly game of virtual bingo on select Wednesday nights this semester! Free prizes and fun!



Latinos Unidos X Your Turn, Stout: Voter Suppression

Tuesday, December 1
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Conferencing Link
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Your Turn, Stout is teaming up with Latinos Unidos to discuss and raise awareness about voter suppression.
Come learn about your right to vote and play Kahoot with us to win some swag.


University Library hours after Thanksgiving

Library hours will be changed after the Thanksgiving break.  New hours begin on Sunday, November 29th.

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00pm-5:00pm

Sponsored by: University Library
For more information contact: Circulation Desk

COVID-19 Update

Q. How is spring semester being offered?

A. Our academic calendar for spring semester remains unchanged, and we continue to plan for virtual, in-person, and hybrid course formats for spring semester.


Q. When should I get tested after returning from break?

A. Residence Hall students should have two tests within the week after returning (between November 29-December 4), and then resume weekly testing through December 22. Off-campus students should continue to visit the surge testing location.


Q. I have poor Wi-Fi at home. Is there any way I can receive some assistance?

A. Hotspots are available via the LIT Helpdesk for those with little or no internet connectivity. You can sign up for a hotspot by visiting the Internet Options page and completing the hotspot request form.


Q. How do I return my textbooks and/or laptop if I’m not coming back after Thanksgiving?


A. Textbooks and Library Returns:


Textbooks and library items may be returned to campus by January 29, 2021, via the library book drop or mailed. If you have any questions regarding the return process, please contact 715-232-2492 or



University of Wisconsin-Stout

Instructional Resources Service

315 10th Ave E, 308 RSSLC

Menomonie, WI 54751

Laptop Returns:
Students not planning on returning next term will need to return their laptop and accessories to the Technology Help Desk, 109 Sorensen Hall, on or before December 22, 2020.

Students not in the surrounding area may opt to mail their laptop and accessories. The deadline for the return of equipment back to UW-Stout is January 4, 2021. If you have any questions regarding the return process, please email

Sponsored by: Campus Recovery Team
For more information: or Website

Our staff hopes that all of you have a safe, healthy, and enjoyable fall break!