Fun and Family

It's time to kick back and have a little fun with our college-wide events and family-focused programming. 

(1) August Student-Life-Giveaway

Student Life Giveaway

  • Beginning Monday, August 24 and continuing throughout the week while supplies last
  • Available in Student Life (7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) and at Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC Student ID
(2) August Welcome-Picnic

Welcome Picnic

  • Tuesday, August 25
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Medallion Plaza (outside, in front of the library)
  • Free with current NTC Student ID; $5 each for NTC employees and guests

Meet new friends and enjoy a picnic style lunch with assorted activities including caricatures by Chris Rommel and music by Brad Emanuel. Stay tuned for details about regional campus festivities.

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Student Life NFL Pick 'Em Challenge

Join the challenge for a chance to win a $25, $50 or $75 NTC Bookstore gift card. Each week participants pick winners of the NFL games with the two lowest weeks being tossed out. Top three places at the end of the challenge win a prize.

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Packers Tailgate Party

  • Thursday, September 10
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Cafeteria and Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC Student ID, $5 each for NTC employees and guests

Don your favorite green and gold apparel and celebrate the big game! Food and drinks will be served in the cafeteria and at regional campuses.

(5) September Trade-Up-Tuesday

September Trade Up Tuesday

  • Tuesday, September 15
  • 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • NTC Bookstore

Students and employees are invited to help a local charity by donating new or used articles of clothing at the NTC Bookstore. In return, receive 20% off a new, regular priced apparel item purchased the same day.

(6) September Wear-It-Wednesday

September Wear it Wednesday

  • Wednesday, September 16
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Student Life

Show your school spirit and wear your favorite NTC apparel. Students are encouraged to stop by Student Life to enter a drawing for a chance to win a $25 NTC Bookstore gift card.

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Family Drive-in Movie Night

  • Saturday, September 19
  • Dusk
  • NTC Wausau Parking Lot
  • Free and open to the public

See a pre-DVD release movie (TBA closer to the event) on a giant 40' outdoor screen with sound pumped through outdoor speakers or right through your car radio. Grab some friends, lawn chairs and blankets (if desired), and bring your own popcorn to this free, family-friendly event.

(8)-September-Manic-Monday

September Manic Monday: Games & Prizes

  • Monday, September 21
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • A Building Hallway (near the ARC)
  • Free with current NTC Student ID

One month of classes down, only two and half remaining in the fall semester. It's time to celebrate your progress! Visit the A Building Hallway (near the ARC) to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize.

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"Books Are Fun" Book Fair

  • Monday and Tuesday, September 28-29
  • 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Cafeteria Hallway

With books, toys and games, educational pieces, greeting cards, and more, you're sure to find the perfect gifts for family/friends or even a treasure for yourself.

(9)-October-Minute-to-Win-it-Monday

October Minute to Win It Monday

  • Monday, October 5
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free pool, air hockey and ping pong in Student Life
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last) and quick "games of skill" to win prizes
  • Cafeteria Hallway, Student Life and Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC Student ID

Visit the cafeteria and Student Life (D146) to play quick "games of skill" to win prizes, enjoy a free tasty treat, and play a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

(10)-October-Family-Orchard-Day

Family Orchard Day

  • Saturday, October 10
  • Helene's Hilltop Orchard, Merrill
  • Orchard Hours: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • $2 advanced tickets with current NTC student/employee ID ($5 at the Orchard)
  • Limit 5 tickets per student/employee

Enjoy pumpkin picking, hay rides, a corn maze and children's play area at your convenience throughout the day. Purchase $2.00 discounted wristbands (a $3.00 savings!) through Student Life. Wristbands will become available approximately two weeks prior to the date and must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9. (Does not include cost of apples, pumpkins or bakery items.)

(11)-October-Manic-Monday

October Manic Monday: Games & Prizes

  • Monday, October 19
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • CHS Lobby (Center for Health Sciences)
  • Free with current NTC Student ID

Visit the lobby in the Center for Health Sciences to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize.

(12)-October-Trade-Up-Tuesday

October Trade Up Tuesday

  • Tuesday, October 20
  • 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • NTC Bookstore

Students and employees are invited to help a local charity by donating new or used articles of clothing at the NTC Bookstore. In return, receive 20% off a new, regular priced apparel item purchased the same day.

(13)-October-Wear-it-Wednesday

October Wear it Wednesday

  • Wednesday, October 21
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Student Life

Show your school spirit and wear your favorite NTC apparel. Students are encouraged to stop by Student Life to enter a drawing for a chance to win a $25 NTC Bookstore gift card.

(14)-October-Student-Life-Giveaway

Student Life Giveaway

  • Beginning Monday, October 26 and continuing throughout the week while supplies last
  • Available in Student Life (7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) and at Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC Student ID
(15)-November-Minute-to-Win-It-Monday

November Minute to Win It Monday

  • Monday, November 2
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free pool, air hockey and ping pong in Student Life
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last) and quick "games of skill" to win prizes
  • Cafeteria Hallway, Student Life and Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC Student ID

Visit the cafeteria and Student Life (D146) to play quick "games of skill" to win prizes, enjoy a free tasty treat, and play a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

(16)-November-Veterans-Day-Recognition

Veterans Day Recognition - November 11

We are grateful for the dedication and service provided by our veterans. On Wednesday, November 11, SGA and NTC Veterans Club honors those who have and continue to serve.

Thank You Lunch for Veterans (7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)
Veteran students/employees may stop by Student Life to pick up a ticket valued up to $8 to use on the same day in the Campus Cafe. Watch for additional details for regional campuses.

Giveaway (7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
Show your current NTC Student ID at Student Life or regional campuses to receive a pin honoring our veterans (free, while supplies last).

Stephen Otero: Faces of War (6:00 p.m.)
Stephen has a rare and powerful insight into the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hear this veteran's message of hope and survival, which inspires listeners to be more responsible and productive citizens within this great country. Stephen will speak in the the Center for Health Science Auditorium (CHS 1004) with IVC to regional campuses. His presentation is free and open to the public.

(17)-November-Manic-Monday

November Manic Monday: Games & Prizes

  • Monday, November 16
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • H Building Hallway (near the energy efficiency and graphics labs)
  • Free with current NTC Student ID

Stop by the H Building Hallway to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize.

(18)-November-Trade-Up-Tuesday

November Trade Up Tuesday

  • Tuesday, November 17
  • 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • NTC Bookstore

Students and employees are invited to help a local charity by donating new or used articles of clothing at the NTC Bookstore. In return, receive 20% off a new, regular priced apparel item purchased the same day.

(19)-November-Wear-It-Wednesday

November Wear it Wednesday

  • Wednesday, November 18
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Student Life

Show your school spirit and wear your favorite NTC apparel. Students are encouraged to stop by Student Life to enter a drawing for a chance to win a $25 NTC Bookstore gift card.

(20)-December-Team-Trivia-Night

Team Trivia Night

  • Tuesday, December 1
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • Cafeteria

Enjoy an evening of trivia contests and food. Watch for more details closer to the event.

(21)-December-Breakfast-With-Santa

Breakfast with Santa

  • Saturday, December 5
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Cafeteria
  • Free and open to the public
  • Help a local food pantry by donating a non-perishable food item

Don't miss a chance to tell Santa your wish list! Join NTC Student Life for this free family event including food, activities and fun. Breakfast served until 11:30 a.m. or while supplies last.

(9)-October-Minute-to-Win-it-Monday

December Minute to Win It Monday

  • Monday, December 7
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free pool, air hockey and ping pong in Student Life
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last) and quick "games of skill" to win prizes
  • Cafeteria Hallway, Student Life and Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC Student ID

Visit the cafeteria and Student Life (D146) to play quick "games of skill" to win prizes, enjoy a free tasty treat, and play a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.