Purple Knights Weekly - Events Newsletter

Newsletter Campus Life University Bridgeport Campus Activities

What is Purple Knight Weekly?

Purple Knight Weekly is a weekly e-mail newsletter about life at UB. If you would like your event included in The Purple Knight Weekly, please email campusactivities@bridgeport.edu by Thursday at noon the week before your event.

UBelong at UB

Whether you are from Bridgeport or Bejing, you belong at UB. The University of Bridgeport is the place we share academic success, athletic triumph, life experiences and friendship.  There are many ways to build your success here: Join a club, lead a study group, practice a second language or volunteer in the community.  The university values you and the talents you bring to our diverse community.  We look forward to sharing this semester with you as we reach towards our purpose. Welcome home.  



Please take advantage of extended bookstore hours during the first two weeks of school.

  • 8/25 Monday, 9am – 7pm 8/26
  • Tuesday, 9am – 7pm 8/27
  • Wednesday, 9am – 7pm 8/28
  • Thursday, 9am – 7pm 8/29
  • Friday, 9am – 6pm 8/30
  • Saturday, 10am – 1pm 8/31
  • Sunday, 12pm – 3pm 9/1
  • Monday, 9am – 6pm 9/2
  • Tuesday, 9am – 6pm 9/3
  • Wednesday, 9am – 7pm 9/4
  • Thursday, 9am – 6pm 9/5
  • Friday,9am – 5pm

The HuB and Grill 155


The HuB space and Grill 155 will be open till MIDNIGHT 7-days a week beginning this fall! Now you can enjoy your favorite snacks all evening long!

Upcoming Events

  • Monday August 25th, 7:00- 10:00 PM:  Take a break from your studies and stop by the Social Room for a Skate Party. This event is sponsored by the Student Programming Board (SPB), and all students are welcome to come and skate for free.
  • Tuesday August 26th, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Tiki Bar - Take a break from classes, stop by and pick up a frozen beverage, and meet new people. (Ped Mall) Sponsored by SPB and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Wednesday August 27th, 3:00-5:00 PM: Ice Slushes (Ped Mall) Cool off with free Ice Slushes provided by SPB.
  • Thursday August 28th, 7:00-10:00 PM: Black Student Alliance, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and SPB will be hosting a Pool Party in the Wheeler Rec Center.
  • Friday August 29th, 2:00-6:00 PM: Foam Party (President’s Lawn) It is like a dance in a bubble bath.
  • Saturday August 30th, 8:00 PM: Enjoy a game of Manhunt on the Ped Mall.
  • Monday Sept 1st, 2:00-5:00 PM: Come to the Student Center for a Board Game Break in our Twisted Café.