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Think Purple/Wear Purple Days!

Western Illinois University Think Purple/Wear Purple Event Calendar 2018

It's time to suit up!

We’re happy to have you show off your University pride every day—but here are some of the most important promotional events for visitors to our community—days to wear purple!

Be sure to mark your calendar for these big events to show your Western Pride!

September 2018

  • 15 - Discover Western - Family Day - WIU Football vs. University of Montana
  • 28-29 -  Homecoming - WIU vs. Youngstown State

October 2018

  • 8 - Discover Western
  • 13 - WIU Football vs. North Dakota State
  • 20 - Discover Western
  • 27 - Dad's Day - WIU Football vs. Northern Iowa

November 2018

  • 12 - Discover Western
  • 17 - WIU Football vs. Indiana State

December 2018

  • 15  Commencement