Past Events

UA Spring Fling Festival Image
April 3, 2020
Spring Fling comes back to the UA Mall! This event happens once a year and is the largest student run carnival in the United States! There will be rides, games, food and fun! We hope you can join your fellow CESL classmates, Student Activities... More Details
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Mt. Lemmon
March 21, 2020
Join your friends on the coolest spot in Tucson - Mount Lemmon. At over 9,000 feet high, you can see all of Tucson from the top. There's even snow on top in the colder months. On Saturday, March 14th you can enjoy fresh cool mountain air; see plants... More Details
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Beach Volleyball Players
February 29, 2020
Join the CESL Activities team on Saturday, February 29th as we cheer on the University of Arizona Women's Beach Volleyball team! They are currently ranked No. 13 in the nation and will play Stephen F. Austin State University (Texas). The match... More Details
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CESL International Festival image
February 19, 2020
The CESL Annual International Festival is a special time to display your country and culture to the University of Arizona students and Tucson community. On Wednesday, February 19th you will have the chance to celebrate your culture through food,... More Details
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Rillito Park horse racing
February 15, 2020
Join the CESL Activites team this Saturday, February 15th for exciting day at the races! We're headed to the Rillito Park Racetrack!  Rillito Park is a historic racetrack and the birthplace of Quarter Horse racing. 2020 marks the 77th year of live... More Details
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people getting on bus
February 8, 2020
Welcome to Tucson! Learn how to ride the Sun Tran buses in town AND enjoy shopping at the Tucson Mall! On Saturday, February 8th, we'll show you how! Simply meet in front of the CESL building at 12pm. We will meet you and other students there and... More Details
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purple gems
February 8, 2020
Join the CESL Activities team this Saturday, February 8th for the largest gem and greatest gem and mineral show on earth--the Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase! With over 50+ locations and shows happening at once and hundreds upon hundreds... More Details
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Arizona Wildcats Hockey
January 25, 2020
Join the activities team for North America's favorite cold-weather sport--ice hockey! On Saturday, January 25th the CESL Activities Team is heading to the Tucson Convention Center in downtown Tucson for some fast and furious action on the ice! The... More Details
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Mt. Lemmon in the snow
January 18, 2020
Join your friends and classmates on Saturday, January 18th as we go to the top of the highest and coolest place in Tucson: Mt. Lemmon. At over 9,000 feet tall, Mt. Lemmon boasts high altitude trees and vistas quite unlike the rest of the Sonoran... More Details
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Gentle Ben's Logo
December 6, 2019
Congratulations on a successful session/semester at CESL! Our Fall 2019 Closing Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 6th from 1-3pm at Gentle Ben's Brewing Company on University Blvd. at the corner of Tyndall. We have the entire second floor... More Details
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Global Wildcats Got Talent Poster
November 22, 2019
Come cheer on your fellow #GlobalWildcats as they showcase their skills at our eighth installment of Global Wildcats Got Talent! Check out this video to see some highlights from GWGT 7. We guarantee you won't want to miss this night filled with... More Details
Mountain Lion at ASDM
November 16, 2019
Join the CESL Student Activities Team and UA Global's office of International Student Services (ISS) on Saturday, November 16th for a remarkable trip to the unique Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM). The ASDM is really sort of like a living-... More Details
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UA Wildcats football
November 2, 2019
Get ready to bear down and cheer on the University of Arizona Wildcats in an NCAA football game versus the Oregon State Beavers! We have nice upper level seats reserved for only $16/person! You aren't going to want to miss this exciting activity and... More Details
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Halloween Costume Contest
October 31, 2019
Get in the spirit of the holidays and dress up for Halloween! This year, CESL will be having a Halloween Costume Contest on Thursday, October 31st. Get creative and come dressed up in your favorite costume. We'll have a contest for the best Student... More Details
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Tucson Meet Yourself
October 12, 2019
Join the CESL Activities team on Saturday, October 12th as we experience one of the most iconic events in town--The Tucson Meet Yourself Festival! Tucson Meet Yourself (or TMY for short) is a festival celebrating the numerous and varied cultures,... More Details
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The Simpsons
September 21, 2019
D’Oh!!! Visit Springfield and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the longest-running sitcom in TV history at this free outdoor binge watch featuring some of the greatest, most hilarious episodes of The Simpsons, projected on the Loft Cinema’s giant... More Details
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Party at Global Poster
September 6, 2019
Join International students, scholars, faculty, and staff for the grand opening of the brand new UA Global Center! This Friday, September 6 from 7-9pm there will be a grand opening Party at Global celebration including a live DJ, free food &... More Details
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Dave and Buster's
July 13, 2019
Join the CESL Activities team on Saturday, July 13th for the ultimate in gaming culture: Dave & Buster's. Dave & Buster's features over 100 video games, physical games like billiards, skee-ball, and much much more! They also have a full... More Details
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A Mountain Fireworks display
July 4, 2019
Join the activities team on Thursday, July 4th for the United States of America's birthday! That's right, Independence Day is celebrated each year in the US on July 4th--more commonly referred to as the Fourth of July! Celebrate the 4th of July in... More Details
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climbing wall photo
June 29, 2019
Join the activities team on Saturday, June 29th for a mental and physical challenge--indoor rock climbing at Rocks & Ropes. Rocks & Ropes is downtown Tucson's most popular indoor rock climbing gym. You will get a safety demonstration in... More Details
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Laser Queen image
June 22, 2019
Join the CESL activities team on Saturday, June 22nd for a one of a kind laser light and music experience as we head to the UA's Flandrau Planetarium for Laser Queen! Laser Queen is one of the newest laser light shows on offer at Flandrau... More Details
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trampoline center photo
June 15, 2019
Join the CESL Activities Team on Saturday, June 15th and come jump at Tucson's only trampoline park, Get Air!  Located downtown, Get Air! is a large warehouse filled with trampolines for your enjoyment. This is a great opportunity to relieve stress... More Details
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Golden Pin Lanes Exterior Sign
April 27, 2019
Note: This activity has been rescheduled from Saturday, April 20th to Saturday, April 27th.  Join the CESL Activities team for the last Saturday activity of the session. On Saturday, April 27th we'll go to the iconic Golden Pin Lanes on the classic... More Details
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grand canyon photo
April 19, 2019
CESL GRAND CANYON TRIP Experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world--the Grand Canyon! This is one activity that simply must be experienced to be believed--the scope, beauty, and majesty of the Grand Canyon has to be seen in person to... More Details
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Wildcat Hand Symbol
April 8, 2019
Get your spirit on and join your fellow CESL students, faculty, and staff as we celebrate Spirit Week at CESL! There will be three key days of celebration: Monday, April 8th (11:30am-12:30pm) UA Spirit Day - wear UA colors and celebrate your Wildcat... More Details
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UA Farmer's Market
April 3, 2019
Eating healthy is fun and cool! Join the CESL activities team on Wednesday, April 3rd to explore the weekly UA Campus Farmer's Market. At the Farmer's Market you can buy local produce and products as well as get a tasty lunch! The Main Campus Farmer... More Details
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photo of library
March 29, 2019
On Friday, March 29th you can help spread love and kindness by joining the Volunteer Club at Miles Exploratory Learning Center. Miles Exploratory Learning Center is part of the Tucson Unified School District and is located near the UA Campus at... More Details
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Underside view of F-16 fighter planes
March 23, 2019
"The 2019 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air Show promises to be a weekend packed with heart-pounding air performances and family-friendly activities. This is your chance to get up close and personal with the aircraft and pilots!"  Join the CESL... More Details
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Bareback Rider Hero at Tucson Rodeo
February 16, 2019
The rodeo is an annual tradtion in Tucson and it celebrates the cowboy culture of the old west. On Saturday, February 16th  we will go see the opening day of the two week long Tucson Rodeo or La Fiesta de los Vaqueros. You can see professional rodeo... More Details
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2nd Saturdays Downtown
February 9, 2019
Join the CESL Student Activities team and experience how fun downtown Tucson can be! On Saturday, February 9th, we'll meet in front of CESL at 5pm and then take the streetcar ($1.75 each way or $4 for an all-day pass--try the GoTucson Transit mobile... More Details
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sabino canyon photo
February 2, 2019
Winter in Tucson means great hiking weather. Join the CESL activities team on Saturday, February 2nd as we go to Sabino Canyon. Sabino Canyon is a "desert oasis located in Coronado National Forest". Located in the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains... More Details
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Disruptive Paintball Field
January 26, 2019
Paintball is a thrilling game of strategy, accuracy and fun. On Saturday, January 26th we will go to Tucson's best paintball field--Disruptive Paintball. We will have the opportunity fo play on several different fields and play several different... More Details
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Bisbee Queen Mine Tour
November 17, 2018
On Saturday, November 17th you can join the CESL Activities Team for a trip back in time: Tombstone and Bisbee Queen Mine trip. Tombstone is the original "cowboy town". It was home to all sorts of wild larger-than-life characters back in the late... More Details
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UA Wildcats Basketball
November 4, 2018
Bear down, Arizona! On Sunday, November 4th, the activities team will go the McHale Center to see the UA Wildcats Men's Basketball team play the Chaminade Silver Swords. Arizona basketball is HOT right now and we're going to get in on the action. We... More Details
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Nightfall at Old Tucson
October 27, 2018
Join the CESL Activities team on Saturday, October 27th for Halloween at Nightfall! Nightfall at Old Tucson is the only real haunted town in Tucson! Meet in front of CESL at 5:15pm. $30 includes admission to Nightfall and round-trip transportation.... More Details
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Kitt Peak National Observatory
September 29, 2018
On, Saturday, September 29th the Activities Team is going to the Kitt Peak National Observatory! Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), part of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), supports the most diverse collection of astronomical... More Details
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Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
September 22, 2018
Join the CESL Activities team on Saturday, September 29th as we step into the world of teeny-tiny miniatures. That's right, we're going to Tucson's most original museum--the Mini Time Machine! The Mini Time Machine Musuem of Miniatures is an... More Details
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Volunteers packing boxes of food at the Food Bank
September 8, 2018
Do you want to make a difference? Then join the Volunteer Club this Saturday, September 8th to help feed the needy in Tucson. A team of 10 CESL volunteers will help to sort food and pack boxes of food for the hungry and needy in Tucson at the... More Details
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Roller skates
September 1, 2018
Cool down and get down at Skate Country roller skating rink this Saturday, September 1st. Roller skating at Skate Country is a fun, indoor, activity for all skill levels--whether you're just learning to stand up while wearing roller skates or you're... More Details
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Windy Point on Mt. Lemmon
August 25, 2018
Join other CESL students and the Student Activities Assistants for the first Saturday activity of the 2018 semester--Mt. Lemmon! On Saturday, August 25th you can beat the heat, enjoy nature, breathe cool fresh air, make new friends, practice English... More Details
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building photo
August 3, 2018
On Friday, August 3rd from 5-10pm, we will celebrate the end of another great summer session and all the hard work and achievements of our wonderful students. The event will take place at the Hotel Tucson City Center on Granada and 6th St. There... More Details
water slides photo
July 21, 2018
Beat the heat this summer and join CESL in a trip up to Phoenix to cool down at Sunsplash Water Park! Sunsplash Water Park (Golfland SunSplash) is Arizona's premier waterpark with slides, pools, lazy rivers, food and drinks! Come cool off, splash... More Details
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bear photo
June 22, 2018
Beat the heat and check out the Reid Park Zoo during their Summer Safari Friday Nights theme. Many of the animals are noctural and prefer the nighttime versus the heat of the day. There will be a live band and food for purchase. Join the activities... More Details
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mt lemmon photo
June 16, 2018
Join your friends on the coolest spot in Tucson--Mt. Lemmon. At over 9,000 feet high, you can see all of Tucson from the top. There's even snow on top in the colder months. On Sat. June 16th you can enjoy fresh cool mountain air; see plants and... More Details
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ballet dancers
April 21, 2018
On Sat. 4/21, the activities team is heading to the Stevie Eller Theatre on campus to witness the UA Dance Ensemble in this special student spotlight performance. These young artists are ready to break from the UA stage and fan out across the... More Details
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racecar photo
March 31, 2018
Tucson Speedway is Tucson's only 3/8 mile NASCAR home track! On Sat. 3/31 we will go witness the adrenaline rush of high-octane racing in the desert! Witness Super Lates, Super Trucks, Hornets, Legends, Bandoleros and Hobby Stocks type race cars. We... More Details
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knight photo
March 24, 2018
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theatre, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts faire, a Jousting Tournament and a feast, all rolled into one non-stop, day-long, adventure! On Sat. 3/24 you can enjoy seeing... More Details
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girl putting on skates
February 24, 2018
Step back in time and take in the joys of roller skating on Sat. 2/24 as the Activities team heads to Tucson's Skate Country roller skating rink! For only $12 you get round-trip transportation from/to CESL, skate rental, and three hours of fun, non-... More Details
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basket ball game photo
January 27, 2018
On Sat. 1/27 we will get a chance to see the nationally ranked NCAA UA Men's Basketballteam play against the Utah Utes! This should be a very exciting and high scoring game.  Meet in front of CESL at 2:45pm. We'll walk over to the McHale Center on... More Details
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snowy road photo
January 20, 2018
Join your friends and classmates on Saturday, January 20th as we go to the top of the highest and coolest place in Tucson: Mt. Lemmon.  At over 9,000 feet tall, Mt. Lemmon boasts high altitude trees and vistas quite unlike the rest of the Sonoran... More Details
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