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game room

Every Friday night!
Free and discounted games in the Usdan Game Room from 8 p.m.Midnight!

For more information on what the Usdan Game Room has to offer click here.

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Spring 2019 Programs

Thursday, January 17



Sunday, January 20

Winter Involvement Fair

1 p.m.–3 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center

Wander through all of the rooms and offices of the Shapiro Campus Center and meet leaders from our clubs and organizations.  Involvement is the key to success – so let’s get started!

Undergraduate Theater Collective (UTC) Meet and Greet

5 p.m.–6 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Theater

Come chat with fellow theater-lovers to learn more about the multitude of opportunities in the Undergraduate Theater Collective. Lights! Snacks! Action!

Monday, January 21

MLK Interfaith Day of Service

10 a.m.3:30 p.m., Levin Ballroom, Usdan

Reflect on the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., pack meals for food pantries, and enjoy a social justice-and education-themed fair with Brandeis clubs and local non-profits.

13th Annual MLK Jr. Memorial: There Is No Him Without Us

6:30 p.m. (Doors: 6 p.m.), Shapiro Campus Center Theater

This programmatic journey will include individual and group student performances, student and staff speakers, and the DHM Choir!  This event, as always, is as great as the energy and the people in the space! Love and Light. Hope to see you all there!

Brandeis University MLK Soiree

8:30 p.m.10 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

Join us after the ceremony to celebrate through dance and music featuring Radio Station 94.5’s best DJ and Brandeis Alum, “DJ DCASO”.  (The soiree will begin directly following the main event.)

Tuesday, January 22 (Brandeis Monday)

Waltham Group Recruitment Night

7 p.m.8 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium & Multipurpose Room

Interested in volunteering in the local community? If so, come to Waltham Group Recruitment Night and learn more about how to get involved with the largest student organization at Brandeis. Whether you’d like to volunteer with children, the elderly, individuals who are experiencing homelessness, or the environment, the Waltham Group offers a program that caters to your interest.

Thursday, January 24

Big Trophy Trivia

9 p.m., The Stein, Hassenfeld Conference Center

It's the kick-off of our weekly trivia series in The Stein. We've revamped our trivia and have more fun in store. Come with your squad each week to compete for the top prize for the night. Each week your points tally and the team with the most points at the end of the semester will be named the Grand Champions.

Saturday, February 2

Gordon and Hodgkinson Duo

8 p.m., Slosberg Music Center

Beethoven: Sonata in F Major, op. 5 no. 1, Fauré: Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Ives: Piano Trio. With guest Andrea Segar violin. Tickets: $20/$15/$5.

Sunday, February 3 through Saturday, February 9

'deis IMPACT!: A Week-long "Festival of Social Justice"
Various Times, Campuswide

'deis IMPACT! is Brandeis University's Festival of Social Justice. This week-long program-of-events empowers faculty, staff, students, academic departments, student affairs offices, clubs and organizations, and the community to sponsor programming opportunities connected to important social justice themes.

Monday, February 4 through Friday, February 8

Deis Impact: Write Your Reps

Time, Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

Have an issue that’s close to you heart? Want your voice to be heard? Contacting your local, state, or national representatives has never been easier than this! The Department of Student Activities is hosting a postcard writing campaign. We’ve got the addresses and the stamps, all we need is your message! Let your representatives know which issues are important to you and together we can show them the passion and impact of the Brandeis community.

Tuesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 6

Spring Blood Drive

1 p.m.–6 p.m., Mobile Bus - Location TBD

Save three lives when you donate blood at these drives! Sign up to volunteer or donate

Friday, February 8 through Saturday, February 9

AAAS 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Join us as we commemorate five decades of groundbreaking history and academic excellence in the Department of African and African American Studies.

Saturday, February 9

H.O.T. Mess

7:30 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Theater

Brandeis Hooked On Tap presents "H.O.T. Mess," our annual show! Come see a creative variety of tap dances choreographed and performed by Brandeis students! The show will also feature the Tap Ensemble and groups from other colleges in the greater Boston area.

Sunday, February 10

7:30 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Theater
The Undergraduate Theater Collective is proud to present Quickies, our annual festival of short plays written, directed, designed, and performed by students! Join us for a fun and entertaining evening of theater. Admission is free!