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Event dates for 2017–2018 added below. Put these dates on your calendar and start planning today!

Please Pre-Register for ALL Campus Events to help us prepare for your visit.

If your schedule requires a personalized visit date, please contact us.

MVNYou Visit Days

Attend our MVNYou Visit Day and get the answers you need to really understand the MVNU Experience.


We're throwing a special party for all students who complete their application and are accepted for enrollment in 2018!


Twenty-four hours in the life of an MVNU student. Attend class, worship in chapel, stay in the dorms. For fall 2018 applied and accepted students only.

Slam Dunks and Slices

FREE pizza and prizes along with exciting Cougar basketball are all awaiting you! Youth groups of all sizes are welcome.

Little Sibs Weekend

Have an older brother or sister at MVNU? Enjoy all that campus offers by spending the weekend with him/her.

Middle School Only

Youth groups and school groups of 6th-8th graders are invited to attend this action-packed, fun-filled overnight event!

Nazarene Youth Events

  • BLAST: June 8–10, 2017
  • Tri-State Bible Quiz: November 16–17, 2017
  • Clergy Kids Retreat (Sandusky, OH): February 17–19, 2018
  • SCO BLAST: March 9–10, 2018
  • NYI Regional Quiz: Date TBA


SonFest is Mount Vernon Nazarene University's annual music festival.

New Student Orientation

  • June 2, 2017
  • June 16, 2017
  • NSO Spring: January 10, 2018


Welcome Week

September 2-10, 2016

Hosted Events

Alive Music Festival

  • July 19–22, 2017

Homeschool Convention

  • April 20–22, 2017 @ Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio

The National Bible Bee

  • TBA @ Wilderness Stone Hill Lodge and Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville, Tennessee