hurst day

what is hurst day?

hurst day is a surprise day jam-packed with games, contests, music, food and community spirit. you'll know it's hurst day when you are awakened by the sound of bagpipers parading through campus! the day kicks off with a massive all-campus scavenger hunt. all classes are cancelled and students, facutly and staff are invited to take part in games, food and lots of fun! 

when is hurst day?

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  • if you are participating in the scavenger hunt, please arrive at the mary garden in front of old main by 9:45 a.m., we will begin right at 10:00 a.m. please know your team # upon check-in.
  • non hurst day scavenger hunt participants can pick up their shirts in front of the union beginning at 12:00pm
  • a steak dinner will take place beginning at 5:00 p.m. it is not free and will count as one board swipe or $11. 
  • for north east, corry and booker t. washington center students: all day classes are cancelled but all evening classes with a 5:00 p.m. or later start time will be held as usual.
  • the bus leaves mne at 11:30 a.m. and leaves erie for the return trip at 3:30 p.m.
  • north east students should meet at 9:30 a.m. to check in for scavenger hunt at the liguori field house. the scavenger hunt will begin at 10:00 a.m. students should meet at the entrance to the bookstore to take the bus. the bus leaves promptly at 11:30 a.m. please arrive by 11:15 a.m.