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Parents and Family Weekend

Parents and Family Weekend Feb. 1- 2

We are so excited to have parents and families back on campus for the weekend of Feb. 1-2, 2019. The Office of Alumni Relations has listed a full schedule of activities in which you and your family are invited to participate. The cost to register is just $10 and includes a T-shirt. Children 5 and under are free. #spartansforlife

Please register by filling out the form under the schedule of events.

Friday, February 1, 2019
6-10 p.m. - Registration Jo Young Switzer Center
7-9 p.m. - Just Keep Swimming!
We will have shuttles going to and from the Aquatic Center every 30 minutes. Meet in the JYSC Lobby.
Strauss-Peabody Aquatic Center
9-10 p.m. - Let’s go Stargazing! Morris Observatory
10 p.m. - Lights, Camera, Action! It’s Movie Night! Intercultural Center, Toyota Round
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:30 a.m. - noon - Registration Jo Young Switzer Center
8-9 a.m. - Breakfast with the one and only Manny!
President Dave will also be there!
Haist Commons, Reserved Area
9 a.m. - Spartan Parent and Family Open Meeting
Come learn about ways to get involved as a parent on campus. Click here for more information on the program.
Haist Commons, Reserved Area
9 a.m. - Men’s Alumni Basketball Game PERC
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.- Indoor Ice Skating Upper JYSC
10:15 a.m. - Women's Alumni Basketball Game PERC
10a.m.- Want to know what really happens behind the scenes? Join us on a tour!
Stop 1: Locker Rooms
Stop 2: Chime Tour in Administration Building
Stop 3: Boilers and Campus Tunnel Entry
Stop 4: Behind the Curtains in Cordier
Tours will leave from the JYSC Lobby
11 a.m.-12 p.m.- Strike a pose, it's time for your family portrait!
Don’t worry, we have snacks!
Cordier Auditorium
Noon - Lunch on your own Haist Commons or Other
1-5 p.m. - VIP Suite for Parents and Family
Check out our VIP (Very important Parent) room with snacks and the best view in the house.
Upper PERC Lobby
1 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs Transylvania Blackout Game PERC
3 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs Transylvania Blackout Game PERC
8:08 p.m. - Kid Ace, Illusionist/ Magician, in the house! Cordier


Galley G, Link Gallery and Cordier Lobby will be open all day Friday and Saturday. The exhibits that will be displayed are listed below. The Campus Store will also be open on Saturday, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Still Wild by Briana Floor, Upper Jo Young Switzer Center, Gallery G
Anna Bowers, Carol Myers and our creche collection, Winger, Link Gallery
Wrangle by Jared Applegate, Cordier Auditorium Lobby