Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign 2016

Special Olympics Week - September 12-16, 2016

We hope you are getting as excited for Fall Festival as we are! Join us for Special Olympics week, taking place September 12-16, 2016, to learn more about some great events/ways to get involved on campus.

Disabilities Panel - Monday, September 12th @ 7PM in the Villanova Room, Connelly Center

The panel will feature members of the Villanova community, including students, professors, and staff members as well as Special Olympics athletes and parents. Panelists will share experiences, give personal insight into their particular disability, and take questions from the audience. Co-sponsored by LeVel.

Volunteer Info Night - Tuesday, September 13th @ 7PM in the East Lounge, Dougherty Hall

There are a multitude of great ways for volunteers, both on and off campus, to get involved with Special Olympics. Join us for information sessions to see how you can contribute to making Fall Fest the best it can be for the athletes.

Strides 5K - Thursday, September 15th @ 7PM, Ellipse

Join us for our first major fundraiser of the Fall Semester for our annual Strides 5K! Sign up for $20 to run or walk around campus to support Fall Festival! We also welcome volunteers to help line the course for the runners and walkers and give them motivation!

We hope to see you at all of our events!


Contact Us

Contact Us

Special Olympics Office
215 Dougherty Hall
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085
Email: For Villanova students volunteering opportunties, please contact
For those coming from off campus, please contact

Support the Fall Festival!

Would you like to support Special Olympics Fall Festival at Villanova to make 2016 the best competition yet? Check out our volunteer page, or Donate Here.

"Let me win.  But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
— Athlete Oath