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Spots are limited so please be sure to cancel at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend. Remember to bring exchange when paying or making deposits for events. Deposits will only be returned if a student attends and event.

*Please scroll down to sign-up for a specific event and remember to meet at least 5 minutes  before departure.

**Have the following with you at all times as many event locations REQUIRE:
  -FFP2 MASKS

   -Super Green Pass, CDC or equivalent certificate

   -Identity document

Upcoming Events

  • Migration Movie Night - "Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt"
    Thu, Oct 06
    214
    Join us for a night of light snacks and a feature showing of movies about the theme of migration. These movies come from a variety of different countries and allow you to understand how migration affects the world in different ways.
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  • Sunday Mass
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Oct 09
    214
    Come join us for a night mass. A time to reflect and reset before another week here in the eternal city. Meet in room 214 for Mass.
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  • Gelateggiata: Sant’Ignazio
    Mon, Oct 10
    Student Lounge
    A Baroque church adjacent to the old Roman College, the Church of St. Ignatius honors the famous missionary and founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius of Loyola. The dome is one of the most famous works of art by Andrea Pozzo, known above all for its amazing and wonderful optical illusion effect
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  • Scavi Tour
    Tue, Oct 11
    Student Lounge
    The most exclusive tour in Rome. Go underground and discover how the Vatican Hill went from a pagan Necropolis outside of downtown ancient Rome to become the Headquarters of the Catholic Church. Remember dress appropriately (cover knees/shoulders).
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  • Gelato Making
    Tue, Oct 11
    Student Lounge
    Embrace Italian culinary culture with our hands-on gelato-making class limited to six people to provide an intimate, small-group experience. Learn the secrets behind the creaminess of gelato and the freshness of sorbets. After this 45 min class, you will have a taste of your own gelato.
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  • Gelateggiata: The Gesù
    Wed, Oct 12
    Student Lounge
    Dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus, the Gesù is the mother church of the Jesuits. It houses the relic of St. Francis Xavier’s right arm, which baptized over 300,000 people all over the world.
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  • "To the Tip Top" - Walking up the Duomo of St. Peter's Basilica
    Wed, Oct 12
    Student Lounge
    Want to ascend higher to see the city of Rome? Climb up the stairs of the Vatican to its Duomo to see a spectacular 360 view of the city. On the way, you will look down into the Cupola of St. Peter's Basilica. Remember dress appropriately (cover knees/shoulders).
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  • A Stroll Through Trastevere and Gianicolo Hill
    Thu, Oct 13
    Student Lounge
    Join us as we explore one of Rome’s most beautiful and eclectic neighborhoods, followed by a short climb atop one of the Seven Hills of Rome for stunning panoramic views of the Eternal City. We will also be trying some popular Italian snacks like Suppli and Gelato
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  • Italian Movie Night - "Noi e la Giulia"
    Thu, Oct 13
    214
    Join us for a night of light snacks and a feature showing of Italian movies to not only improve your language skills, but also to deepen your understanding of Italian art and culture.
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  • €10 deposit -Glocalize Day Trip: Saturnia And Monte Argentario
    Fri, Oct 14
    Student Lounge
    The natural thermal springs of Saturnia are waters seeping through the Earth's crust in an area of the Tuscan Maremma. Monte Argentario is a promontory stretching towards the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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  • Gelateggiata: San Luigi dei Francesi
    Mon, Oct 24
    Student Lounge
    A French national church in Rome, San Luigi is home to renowned painter Caravaggio's masterpiece "the Call of St. Matthew."
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  • Cooking Class with Chef Andrea
    Tue, Oct 25
    St. John's University
    Chef Andrea’s cooking class will fire up your culinary knowledge and appetite. Learn how to make a homemade Italian meal from scratch. Join us for a fun evening in the kitchen! The meal includes an Antipasto, a first dish, a second course, a side dish, and a dessert.
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  • Papal Audience WES Students Only
    Wed, Oct 26
    Student Lounge
    The Audiences are not masses, but are times set aside for pilgrims during which the Pope blesses those in attendance and any religious articles that are brought (so bring those rosaries and holy images bought in Rome to be blessed!). Remember dress appropriately (cover knees/shoulders).
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  • Gelateggiata: Santa Maria Maggiore
    Wed, Oct 26
    Student Lounge
    The first church ever dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God, Santa Maria Maggiore is one of the major papal basilicas of Rome. Unique in this church is the golden, ceiling, commissioned by the controversial Pope Alexander VI and built with the first of the gold Columbus brought back from America.
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  • Italian conversation club Language Exchange at SJU
    Wed, Oct 26
    Courtyard (214 if there is bad weather)
    Join us to practice your Italian conversational skills, or simply to meet your peers from a local Italian university.
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  • Walks Of Haunted Rome with Glocalize
    Wed, Oct 26
    Student Lounge
    We organize a walk in an area of the historical center of Rome where, more than in any other neighborhood, the stories of ghostly appearances are centered. Taking a cue from what told in our article "Roman Ghosts" we're going to see in person the places affected by these legends.
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  • €10 deposit -Heading for the Hills: Day Trip- Villa d'Este
    Fri, Oct 28
    Student Lounge
    Visit one of the historic vacation homes of the Roman elite on the Tivoli day trip. Villa d’Este is one of the finest Renaissance residence in Italy and a UNESCO site. Hear Ancient history, admire archaeological ruins and explore some of Italy’s most extravagant private gardens. Followed by Lunch.
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  • €10 deposit -Glocalize Day Trip: Lago Del Turano
    Sat, Oct 29
    Student Lounge
    An hour away from Rome is the Turano lake, on whose banks ancient villages rise. We will have a guided exploration of the ghost town of Antuni and the hermitage of St. Salvatore, once back from the trekking excursion we will have lunch in one of the near villages.
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