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Winter Meltdown

Welcome to Winter Meltdown 2024!

SMSU celebrates Winter Meltdown with a series of events Jan. 22-27. This year’s theme is “Getting Down with Winter Meltdown.”

Winter Meltdown is an annual SMSU tradition. A time for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in fun activities to help beat the ‘winter blues.’ The week culminates with the traditional Tropical Night basketball games and alumni social.

Questions or Comments

For questions and information contact the Student Activities Committee at

You may also contact the SAC advisor, Scott Ewing at:

Event Schedule

All week

  • Snow Sculpture Competition (weather depending)

Monday, Jan 22: Caricature Artist & Pearler Beads

  • 11 am - 2 pm, SC Patio Lounge

Tuesday, Jan 23: CANCELLED: (Swing Dancing)

Wednesday, Jan 24: Activities Fair and Grocery Bingo
  • Activities Fair with Air Brush tattoos: 11 am – 2 pm, Upper SC
  • Grocery bingo: 7 pm, Upper SC

Thursday, Jan 25: 80’s Themed Escape Rooms

  • 11 am - 3 pm, SC 249

Saturday, Jan 27: Tropical Night with Polaroid Pics Photo Booth

  • 10 am social/10:30 am ceremony, Athletics Hall of Honor Induction, EverSpring Inn & Suites
  • 3 - 5 pm, Pre-game Tropical Night Alumni Social, EverSpring Inn & Suites
  • 5 pm/7 pm Women’s BB Game/Men’s BB Game vs. Northern State