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#BackatVilla, September’s Instagram Contest

We want to see what your Villa Maria College experience looks like so far! 

Show us how your first few weeks at Villa are going by taking some pictures and posting them on Instagram with the hashtag #BackatVilla. 
We’ll re-post our favorites throughout the month of September on our social media channels (see below for links to all of them!) and possibly other places, like
There are 8 pictures total, and you must submit all 8 pictures to be officially entered into the contest. Everyone who completes the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win one of our grand prizes! Grand prizes include Bistro Bucks, Bookstore gift cards and more! All photos must be submitted by Friday, September 29 and a winner will be announced on Instagram on Monday, October 2. 


What to Snap & When:

September 6: Welcome back to campus! Take a selfie with the Villa Maria College sign located at the Pine Ridge Road entrance to campus.
September 8: Stop into the library and snap a pic of your favorite spot to study.
September 13: Show your College spirit by wearing your Vikings gear or the College’s colors & taking a group shot with your friends.
September 15: Take a glamour shot of your favorite outdoor spot on campus.
September 20: Everyone loves food photography! Share a shot of your favorite lunch.
September 22: Show us what you are working on in your favorite class.
September 27: Send a snapshot of your club, sport, or something you do outside of Villa.
September 29: Grab your squad for a group shot and submit it as the final entry to September’s contest!

The College’s social media sites:

Some particulars: 

This contest is only open to current Villa Maria College students (Sorry, faculty and staff!). By using #BackatVilla, you are participating in the contest and by using the hashtag, you are giving Villa Maria College permission to reproduce your tagged images in any media at any time.
If your Instagram is private and/or you don’t allow Villa to follow your account, we can’t see your photos! If we can’t see your photos, they will not qualify for the contest.