The University of Arizona

Vision & Goals


Cats After Dark events electrify students’ campus life experience by providing dynamic, inclusive, alcohol alternative events that create lasting memories and build a sense of community.


Experiential Goals – Students will:

  • Leave feeling more connected to the UA community & culture
  • Want to return to another event
  • Share their experience with others
  • Enjoy the experience, including those who identify as moderate to heavy drinkers

Process Goals – Events will:

  • Be late at night – starting no earlier than 8pm and ending no earlier than 11pm
  • Serve as an alternative to events with alcohol
  • Create a buzz before, during, and after the event
  • Be safe, accessible, and inclusive to all students
  • Have many different opportunities for engagement