Special Events


Throughout the year, we host a variety of events to recognize the many ways our alumni, employees, parents, and friends support the University of St. Francis. These events are aimed to showcase the university in unique and memorable ways, engage internal and external audiences, and create exceptional USF experiences.


Upcoming Events

  • USF Society Events: Events throughout the fall and spring
    USF Society members support the university’s mission and vision through leadership levels ($1,000+) of annual giving. These exclusive events ensure our biggest supporters are able to see the amazing work we do
  • Day of Giving: Friday, October 2, 2015
    The Day of Giving takes place during USF’s Feast of St. Francis week, when the campus community participates in many events that celebrate our Franciscan heritage. On this day, all members of the university community are encouraged to make an annual donation.
  • Ambassador Day: Friday, October 30, 2015Ambassador Day is held yearly for the University’s President to give a State of the University Address to the community.
  • Caritas: Saturday, January 23, 2016
    The Caritas Scholarship Ball, one of the oldest black-tie events in the area, supports scholarships at the University of St. Francis. Caritas has raised more than $3.8 million to benefit USF students

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For more information on special events, contact Kori Beck at 815-740-3717 or kbeck1@stfrancis.edu.