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700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
507-344-7000

This page lists events that take place campus-wide at Bethany Lutheran College, or with a location yet to be determined.

For all events, see the main Event Calendar.

For directions and parking information see Campus Maps.

August 2019

Classes Begin

August 20, 2019 at 8:00 am
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One event on January 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Students listening in classroom

Classes begin at 8 a.m. Students may find their course schedule at MyBLC. Contact the Registrar or your advisor if you have questions about your schedule.

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September 2019

fall festival - a homecoming weekend

Fall Festival/Homecoming 2019

September 20, 2019 - September 23, 2019
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Join us during the weekend of September 20–22, 2019, for the Bethany Fall Festival–A Homecoming Weekend. This event includes activities for all ages and alumni reunions. Celebrating anniversary years of alumni with a ending number of “4” or “9” in their class year. All alumni and friends are invited to be part of the weekend. Enjoy athletic contests, live music, and more! Friday, September 20 Chapel Service - Trinity Chapel - 10 AM Bethany Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet -…

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Auxiliary Day

September 23, 2019 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.
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October 2019

Mid Term Exams

October 7, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

For questions about Mid Term Exams, please contact your instructors, academic advisor, or the Registrar.

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Soccer Party

October 9, 2019 at 4:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Plan on watching your BLC Vikings soccer teams take on MLC for the first time on the turf! Show up early decked out head to toe in your Bethany Gear to witness the ribbon-cutting and play some bag toss and 9-square before and between the 5pm (M) and 7:30pm (W) games. Giveaways by the Spirit Store starting at 5pm lasting through half-time of the women's game. Annnddd... grab your free taco from BAC while they last at 7:15pm!

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Mid-term Break

October 17, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Honsey Hall

No classes.

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2019 Minnesota District Lutheran Teachers’ Conference

October 17, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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WELS Teachers conference logo

We welcome all those attending the 2019 Minnesota District Lutheran Teachers' Conference held at Bethany this year. Visit the event homepage for more information. View directions to Bethany and campus maps

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Advising Day – POSTPONED

October 23, 2019
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One event on March 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Female student smiling in Honsey Hall lounge

See Advising Day for more information.

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Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a W (before 5:00 pm)

October 25, 2019 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Student at chalk board writing out mathematic formulas.

Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" on the transcript.

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November 2019

Give to Bethany Day 2019

November 7, 2019
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Give to Bethany Day 2019 logo on photo of campus

We invite you to support Bethany Lutheran College during Give to Bethany Day on Thursday, November 7, 2019 and help us to reach our goal of 400 gifts. The event begins at midnight on the November 7 and runs for 24 hours. All gifts designated for this special day will go into the Bethany Fund, and will be used to give every student on campus the best Christ-centered college education possible. Challenge Grant A group of anonymous BLC supporters have…

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Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a WP or WF (before 5:00 pm)

November 8, 2019 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.

Last day to withdraw from a class with WP or WF on the transcript.

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December 2019

Final Exams – Fall 2019

December 9, 2019 - December 10, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 12, 2019

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

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Final Exams – Fall 2019

December 10, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 12, 2019

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

See Final Exams for more information.

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Final Exams – Fall 2019

December 11, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 12, 2019

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

See Final Exams for more information.

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Final Exams – Fall 2019

December 12, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 12, 2019

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

See Final Exams for more information.

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Christmas Break

December 13, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center with winter snowfall

See Christmas Break for more information.

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Res Halls Closed

December 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

The Residence Halls close for Christmas Break at noon on Friday, December 13. If students need to be on campus any time between noon on Friday, December 13, and noon on Sunday, January 5, 2020, they need to fill out a waiver. The cost to stay on campus is $20 per night (see waiver for exceptions). Please return the waiver to OM 242 by 4 p.m. Monday, December 9. Questions can be directed to Renee Tatge, Coordinator of Residential Life.…

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Christmas Day

December 25, 2019 - December 26, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 25 of December, repeating indefinitely

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center with winter snowfall

Merry Christmas! All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on Christmas Day. See Christmas Break for more information.

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January 2020

New Year’s Day

January 1, 2020 - January 2, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Female student walks by Old Main in winter

Happy New Year! All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on New Year's Day. See Christmas Break for more information.

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National Christian Forensics & Communication Tournament

January 2, 2020 - January 4, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Christian high school students from private and home schools compete in a variety of speaking and debate events.

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Spring Move-In / Res Halls Reopen

January 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Gullixson Hall

Welcome incoming students and welcome back returning students! The Residential Halls reopen at noon. New/transfer students should notify their Residential Hall Coordinator of their arrival time so that the Res Life staff can greet them when they arrive on campus. See the New Residential Student Checklist for more.

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Classes Begin

January 6, 2020 at 8:00 am
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One event on January 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Students listening in classroom

Classes begin at 8 a.m. Students may find their course schedule at MyBLC. Contact the Registrar or your advisor if you have questions about your schedule.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes

January 20, 2020 - January 21, 2020
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Third Monday in January
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.
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February 2020

Presidents’ Day – No Classes

February 17, 2020 - February 18, 2020
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Third Monday in February
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center with winter snowfall

All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on Presidents' Day. No classes are held.

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Snow Week: Game Night

February 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Games and snacks! Hosted by BOOM and the History Club. To learn more about Bethany Organization Of Mathematicians or History Club, contact Kaylia Davidow (BOOM)  or Heather Juedes (History Club).  

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March 2020

Mid Term Exams

March 2, 2020 - March 6, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.

Questions about mid term exams? Contact your course instructor, academic advisor, or the Registrar.

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Spring Break

March 6, 2020 - March 21, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Students on campus green practice their juggling skills

See Spring Break for more information.

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Advising Day – POSTPONED

March 17, 2020
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One event on March 17, 2020 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Female student smiling in Honsey Hall lounge

See Advising Day for more information.

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Classes Resume Online

March 23, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.

See our Coronavirus page for important updates.

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Early Registration Day & Scholarship Competition – Postponed

March 28, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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This event has been moved online and will take place on April 3 and April 7. See our Coronavirus information page for updates. Early Registration Day: Calling all accepted students for Fall 2020! Don't miss out on our Early Registration Day at Bethany on March 28. Sign-up for classes before your classmates, take a tour of campus, and experience life as a Viking! Keep an eye on your mail for further details and your own personal schedule. Marvin G. Meyer…

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April 2020

Easter Break

April 9, 2020 - April 14, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Stained glass windows in Trinity Chapel

See Easter Break for more information.

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Easter Sunday

April 12, 2020 - April 13, 2020
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One event on April 4, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on April 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on April 9, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on March 31, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on April 20, 2025 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Organ in trinity chapel balcony

Happy Easter! See Easter Break for more information.

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May 2020

Final Exams – Spring 2020

May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.

See Final Exams for more information.

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Summer Break Begins

May 11, 2020 - May 12, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Female student reads in a hammock

See Summer Break for more information.

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June 2020

Summer Session Begins

June 8, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.

This is the start of our Summer Semester, registration for summer courses begin on March 2nd. If you have any questions please contact the office of the Registrar.

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July 2020

Summer Midterm

July 2, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Midterm exams will be administered on this date for the summer semester.

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Independence Day Break

July 3, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Luther Hall

No class as the 4th of July holiday will be observed.

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Independence Day

July 4, 2020 - July 5, 2020
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Independence Day
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Luther Hall

All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on July 4th. See Summer Break for more information.

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Summer Final Exams

July 31, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

The summer final exams will be administered on this date on a format chosen by the instructor.

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August 2020

Fall Classes Start

August 25, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Picture of campus in the fall, students walking on road

Welcome back to Bethany!

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September 2020

Labor Day

September 7, 2020
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First Monday of September
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Student walking on sidewalk among trees in fall

Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on Labor Day. No classes are held.

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October 2020

Mid Term Exams

October 5, 2020 - October 7, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

Mid term exams will be administered during this week.

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Fall Break 2020

October 8, 2020 - October 9, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Yellow and orange leaves in trees

Enjoy the beauty of Fall in Southern Minnesota!

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Advising Day

October 21, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
student talking with a trusted individual

An important day dedicated to establishing relationships between advisor and advisee.

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Last day to drop with a “W”

October 23, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Last day to drop a class with a "W" on your transcript. After this date, in order to drop a class you MUST see the Registrar's office and obtain the appropriate paperwork.

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November 2020

Thanksgiving Break

November 26, 2020 - November 28, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day fourth of November, repeating indefinitely

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Trinity Chapel steeple with fall leaves

See Thanksgiving Break for more information.

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December 2020

Final Exams

December 14, 2020 - December 17, 2020
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Male student in class

Final Exams will be administered during this time. Please make sure you are well caffeinated and alert for the exams before a well deserved break.

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Christmas Break Begins

December 18, 2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center with winter snowfall

Christmas Break begins on Friday, December 18, 2020, and ends January 8, 2021. Classes resume on Monday, January 11, 2021. Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Eve

December 24, 2020 - December 25, 2020
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Christmas Eve
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Female student walks by Old Main in winter

All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on Christmas Eve. See Christmas Break for more information.

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Christmas Day

December 25, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 25 of December, repeating indefinitely

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center with winter snowfall

Merry Christmas! All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on Christmas Day. See Christmas Break for more information.

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January 2021

Classes Resume

January 11 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Welcome back from break! Second semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes

January 18
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Third Monday in January
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.
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February 2021

Presidents’ Day – No Classes

February 15
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Third Monday in February
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center with winter snowfall

All Bethany Lutheran College offices are closed on Presidents' Day. No classes are held.

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March 2021

Mid Term Exams

March 1 - March 4
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Letters B,L,C, over a photo of Old Main blurred out.

Mid term exams will be administered during this time.

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Classes Resume

March 15 at 8:00 am
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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Advising Day

March 16 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Professor Andy Overn of the BLC Studio Art department talks with students.
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April 2021

Easter Break (No Classes)

April 1 - April 5
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One event on April 2, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on April 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Trinity Chapel Altar, Pulpit, and Lecturn

The Lord has risen! Enjoy Easter break as a time to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice of love our heavenly father made for all His children to be saved. Easter Break begins Thursday, April 1, 2021. Easter Sunday is April 4, 2021. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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Easter Break (No Classes)

April 2
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One event on April 2, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on April 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Trinity Chapel Altar, Pulpit, and Lecturn

The Lord has risen! Enjoy Easter break as a time to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice of love our heavenly father made for all His children to be saved. Easter Break begins Thursday, April 1, 2021. Easter Sunday is April 4, 2021. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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Easter Sunday

April 4
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One event on April 4, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on April 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on April 9, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on March 31, 2024 at 12:00 am

One event on April 20, 2025 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Organ in trinity chapel balcony

Happy Easter! See Easter Break for more information.

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Easter Break (No Classes)

April 5
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One event on April 2, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on April 5, 2021 at 12:00 am

Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
Trinity Chapel Altar, Pulpit, and Lecturn

The Lord has risen! Enjoy Easter break as a time to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice of love our heavenly father made for all His children to be saved. Easter Break begins Thursday, April 1, 2021. Easter Sunday is April 4, 2021. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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May 2021

Final Exams (Spring 2021)

May 3 at 8:00 am - May 6 at 5:00 pm
Campus Events, 700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001 United States

Final Exams will be administered during this week. Get caffeinated and ready to rock those tests!

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