Events

Life in Ripon

College isn’t always work and no play. At Ripon, we like to take breaks when we need them. Keep an eye out for these special places on campus and off, as well as these fun events that happen throughout the school year. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out!

Top 5 campus events to mark in your calendars

Top 5 campus events to mark in your calendars
  1. Ripon Live! hosts Springfest
  2. Formal Recruitment Week
  3. Homecoming/Family Weekend
  4. Pub Parties (hosted by Ripon Live! and WRPN Radio)
  5. Annual Clergy Association Potluck Dinner

Top 5 quiet “get-aways” to study or relax on campus

After all the studying you’ll be doing, try some of these quiet “get-aways” to have a moment to yourself or enjoy the seclusion in between classes. These spots also have the comfiest seats!

Top 5 quiet “get-aways” to study or relax on campus
  1. Lane Library, upper floor reading room
  2. East Hall, first floor stairwell nook
  3. S.N. Pickard Commons, Starbucks area lounge
  4. West Hall Museum
  5. Lane Library, North Reading Room

Top 5 haunted places on campus

Ripon might need to bust out the Ghostbusters! Some members of our campus community have personally experienced ghost activity while living or being in certain buildings. Shhhh… last year Ripon was ranked #2 on a list of most haunted colleges in the Midwest.

Top 5 haunted places on campus
  1. Brockway, second floor
  2. Middle Mapes Hall, second floor
  3. East Hall
  4. Ripon Cemetery (duh)
  5. C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts

Top 5 places to get pampered in Ripon

It’s good to treat yourself to a spa day every once in awhile. Even more of a good reason if you have formal to get ready for! Let the professionals take care of you for once instead of your best friend or fraternity brother…

Top 5 places to get pampered in Ripon
  1. Adeva
  2. Oasis
  3. Headliners
  4. Hair Today
  5. Cutting Edge Hair Salon

Top 10 places to go off campus

Being cooped up on campus can be extremely boring. If you have time, visit these spots off campus to avoid cabin fever – or as we like to call it “campus fever”!

Top 10 places to go off campus
  1. Campus Cinema
  2. Roadhouse
  3. Mr. and Mrs. P’s Eatery
  4. Mugs Coffee Shop
  5. Knuth Brewing Company
  6. Pastimes
  7. Gallagher’s Restaurant
  8. Crop Paper Stickers
  9. Dabble Art Studio
  10. Watson Street Tea and Treats
Physical Address: 300 W. Seward St. Ripon, WI
Mailing Address: PO Box 248 Ripon, WI 54971-0248
Email: adminfo@ripon.edu
Phone: 800-947-4766
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