***SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2013 FALL FAMILY WEEKEND: OCTOBER 25-27***
The 2013 FFW information will be available on this website by mid-August. We are leaving the 2012 information available at this time so that our incoming students and their parents and family members can see what takes place during a typical FFW.
Greetings from Gonzaga!
The parents & family members of our freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to join their GU student for Fall Family Weekend (FFW). This annual event will be jam-packed with great things.
- A chance to learn about your student's life at Gonzaga
- A fun-filled weekend of activities for mind, body and spirit
- Exciting entertainment for the whole family!
The Schedule of Events on the next page will give you the highlights of the weekend-there will be many more events planned by the time FFW actually gets here. We will have the final schedule, nametags, and a packet of information ready for your arrival in October. These changes just in: 1) The play (A Chorus Line) for Friday and Saturday EVENINGS (October 19 and 20) is SOLD OUT! Tickets are still available for the Saturday afternoon performance. 2) The Choir Concert on Friday, October 19 will be held from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in St. Aloysius Church. 3) The play on Friday night (October 19) only will begin at 8:30 pm.
Take Note! Our academic neighbor in Spokane is hosting their parent weekend on the same dates as Gonzaga's FFW. Make your travel and hotel arrangements right away!
A Weekend to Remember - Seniors and Senior Parents take note!
This year we celebrate Gonzaga’s 125 Anniversary and Fall Family Weekend is a very important part of that celebration. To celebrate alongside our students and their parents and family members during Fall Family Weekend on October 19-21, EVERY alum has been invited back to campus for the Zagapalooza All-Alumni Reunion. You’ve heard that expression ZAGS FOR LIFE? Well, it’s true and our SENIORS - the Class of 2013 and soon to become our latest alums – together with their parents and family members are invited to celebrate the 125 Anniversary in the company of alums in the Spokane Convention Center on Friday, October 19 from 5:30-9:00 pm. Seniors and their parents shouldn’t miss this celebration bringing you together with Gonzaga Alums from around the world – food, drinks, entertainment. The event is FREE, just RSVP online at ZagsOnline.org.
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This should be a required session for all parents investing in a college education! The Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP) and the Career Center offer extraordinary opportunities for students to meet and network with regional and national employers. Learn more about GU's Trek program and other career services that can help you get your student on the road to a professional success.
Kraziness in The Kennel
The big excitement on the Saturday afternoon of FFW will be Kraziness in the Kennel. This will be your first opportunity to be introduced to the 2012-13 Men's Basketball Team and to see them scrimmage. This event
is free and tickets are not required. The doors of the McCarthey Athletic Center will open at 3:00 p.m. and Kraziness in the Kennel will begin at 4:00 p.m. - first come/first served. It will be exciting, it will be loud - it will be Kraziness in the Kennel.
Potential GU Student
Do you have a junior or senior in high school who would like to visit with an Admissions counselor, tour campus, or visit classes during FFW? Contact the Visit Office NOW at 1-800-322-2584, ext. 6531 or fill out the Visit Request Form at www.gonzaga.edu/visitrequest to reserve a spot-this gives them plenty of time to create an individualized visit schedule.