When you come to Queens, you join over 160 years of campus activities and traditions.
The traditions of Queens aren't anything stale like you might find at other historic
schools, but are instead fun activities for students to enjoy. Get a sense of both
the past and present of Queens with these fun activities and events that have become
Queens traditions over the years.
Boar's Head Banquet and Yule Log Ceremony
Eat well and enjoy medieval fun
Cymbals clash and the Lord and Lady of the manor welcome all. A medieval tradition
consisting of Renaissance songs, festivities and food in celebration of the Christmas
season. The Queens community gathers to feast and enjoy performances by the Queens
University Dance Club and Chamber Singers. Seniors participate in the procession and
display the Boar’s Heads. Everyone exits singing carols together as the Yule Log is
carried to the bonfire in a moment of sheer festivity.
Dress up and show off your skills in cards
This is the largest event on campus and is organized by Campus Union Board (CUB) and
It has been a student favorite since 1985. Students dress up in formal attire and
enjoy music, food and dancing, all while they try their luck with casino games. Each
year there is a different theme. You may see animals, sword fighters or stilt walkers.
Rather than go to the carnival, let the carnival come to you
Celebrate the end of winter with classic carnival foods, inflatables, music, games
Cap off the most fun week of the year with a basketball game
Prior to the games students, faculty, staff and alumni celebrate with a tailgate bash.
每周回家 ends with the homecoming games for men's and women's basketball.
Exam Break Breakfast
De-stress a bit before your exams
Enjoy late night bacon, eggs, grits, pastries and pancakes cooked and served by their
favorite professors and staff members as they take a break from studying. Come out
for games and prizes and keep on the lookout for a possible guest appearance or two.
Give your parents the Queens experience
Parents and families are invited to enjoy the Queens campus, meet faculty, staff and
friends, enjoy sporting events and take in special on-campus programs.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Take part in an annual day of service
Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs and 学生活动, the MLK celebration is
Cool off before exams
It's a late night party at the rink. After the clock tower strikes midnight, Queens
Students head out for an evening of late night ice skating to celebrate the end of
Moravian Love Feast and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Celebrate the holiday season with the community in Belk
Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with a Moravian Fellowship 服务。
Join the Queens community in Belk Chapel to share in traditional Moravian fare, a
candle lighting ceremony and carols.
Trip Around the World
Travel the globe without leaving campus
Flavors, sights and sounds of various countries are explored every year. Students
enjoy sampling delectable delights, and participate in arts, crafts and entertainment.
Learn about campus frights just before Halloween
to develop. Queens is one of the most haunted places in North Carolina and for many
502 Bad Gateway
Common occurrences include doors opening and closing by themselves and knocking sounds
that cannot be explained.