This program welcomes the freshman class into the tradition of Marquette men's basketball and helps our new students learn what it means to be a true Fanatic. From "Ring Out Ahoya" and "Hail Alma Mater" to Marquette cheers and the "Jump Around guy," be a part of this early lesson in Marquette Nation pride.


During Beat Bucky Week, we celebrate one of the best, most intense and historic rivalries of its kind, Marquette vs. Wisconsin. Show us your #MUPride by participating in our a week-long celebration leading up to the game on Saturday.

Overall, Wisconsin holds a 65-55 advantage in the 119-game series history, which dates back to 1917. This much-anticipated game happens every December, alternating stadiums each year. Whether you bleed blue and gold or red, this in-state rivalry is sure to bring out the school spirit! #BeatBucky

Check out this past year's schedule of events for Beat Bucky Week.


Celebrated for more than 20 years, this day brings the Marquette nation together united in pride and spirit to celebrate the values we cherish throughout the year. Each year, hundreds of Marquette alumni gather at game-watching parties around the globe to celebrate National Marquette Day. Stay tuned about happenings on campus around this celebration.

This year's National Marquette Day is on Saturday, February 15, 2014.

To learn more about National Marquette Day, visit


Did you know that Marquette tuition only covers 62 percent of the cost of a Marquette education? Tuition Runs Out Day marks the point in the school year at which tuition stops paying for a student's education and support from alumni and donors take over.

Students can take part in the second annual Marquette Tuition Runs Out Day by dropping by the Alumni Memorial Union on Thursday, February 27, 2014, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., to learn more about the significance of the day, sign a thank you card for a donor and enjoy a free snack.

Be sure to check out the signs that will be posted on campus to learn more about donations made to Marquette and read quotes from donors about why they choose to give to the university.

Thousands of alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends generously support Marquette University each year. Take this chance to show them that you are grateful for their support.

Getting involved

There are several ways to get involved with the Marquette Nation program. Click on our "How to get involved" tab above or visit the links below: