Fall Family Weekend


Information from 2016 is available below for reference.  The schedule is different each year!

2016 Dates:  October 7-9

Family members of our undergraduate students are invited for Fall Family Weekend (FFW) to enjoy activities and experience a slice of campus life. Class Reunion is the same weekend for 1976, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2006 and Gold Club - and FFW is complimentary for alum parents registered for the reunion. Registration for 2016 is just $45 for your family group, regardless of the size of your party (price increases to $60 on October 1).

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River Park Square donated several $100 shopping cards, and $5 Nordstrom Espresso Cafe cards.  All registered families who arrived before noon on Friday were entered into the drawing for these prizes.   Thank you, River Park Square!

All Weekend - Registered Families get 20% off one item in the Zag Shop. 

The schedule begins to take shape in late April and May, with progress over the summer, and final touches in mid-September until the day we begin. Class visit options for Friday are posted -- please RSVP to Angela!

Here is a quick summary of the weekend:

Friday, October 7

Visit classes from 8am-5pm, Study Abroad Fair 1-4pm, Dr. Tony Osborne at 3pm, Parent-Faculty social 4-6pm, music concert and play in the evening hours.

Saturday, October 8

Special sessions, lectures, performances and activities from 9am until 3pm, including the CAS Expo -- a series of installations and celebrations of the newest initiatives in the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS); Kraziness in the Kennel at 4pm; play at 7:30pm, BBT concert 9pm.

Sunday, October 9

Attend mass at St. Al's at 8:30am or 11am, jazz concert at 12noon, faculty lecture at 1:10pm, play matinee at 2pm

All Weekend

Enjoy the Rudolf Fitness Centerr, the Jundt Museum, and self-guided tours of Hemmingson.

Wheelchairs are available through Health & Counseling Services by completing this online form.
Have questions or suggestions?  Contact me!



Potential GU Students : Families with a junior or senior in high school who would like to visit with an Admissions counselor, tour campus, or visit classes during FFW are welcome!  Contact the Visit Office at 1-800-322-2584, ext. 6531 or submit an online request.