Think Purple

Think Purple/Wear Purple Days!

Western Illinois University Think Purple/Wear Purple Event Calendar 2019

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!

January 2019

  • 16 - Women's Basketball vs. Omaha / 7 p.m.
  • 17 -  Men's Basketball vs. Omaha / 7 p.m.
  • 18 - Discover Western
  • 19 - Women's Basketball vs. Purdue Fort Wayne / 4:30 p.m.
  • 19 - Men's Basketball vs. Purdue Fort Wayne / 7 p.m.
  • 31 - Men's Basketball vs. North Dakota State / 7 p.m.

February 2019

  • 1 - Women's Basketball vs. North Dakota State / 7 p.m.
  • 2 - Men's Basketball vs. North Dakota State / 7 p.m.
  • 3 - Women's Basketball vs. North Dakota State / 4:30 p.m.
  • 9-10 - Ag Mech Farm Expo
  • 16 - Men's Basketball vs. South Dakota State / 2 p.m.
  • 16 - Women's Basketball vs. South Dakota State / 4:30 p.m.
  • 23 - Women's Basketball vs. Oral Roberts / 4:30 p.m.
  • 23 - Men's Basketball vs. Oral Roberts / 7 p.m.

March 2019

  • 2 - International Bazaar
  • 11-15 - Spring Break
  • 15-17 - Men's Baseball Opening Weekend vs. South Dakota State

April 2019

  • 5-7 - Men's Basketball vs. Oral Roberts
  • 13 - Discover Western
  • 19 - Lee Calhoun Memorial Track Meet
  • 23 - Men's Basketball vs. SIUE
  • 23-24 - Women's Softball vs. South Dakota State
  • 24 - Purple and Gold Day

May 2019

  • 11 - Spring Commencement