GEL Parent Schedule

Sample Saturday GEL Parent Schedule

Time Event
10:00AM-1:30PM Check-In and Luggage Drop Off at Hemmingson Center
(Students & Parents)
10:00AM-12:15PM Campus Tours
*Final tour begins @ 12:15 PM
10:00AM-12:30PM Residence Hall Tours
*Final tour begins @ 12:30 PM
10:00AM-5:00PM ZagShop Open
(Stock up on GU gear!)
10:00AM-1:30PM Office Open Houses:
  • Center for Community Engagement
  • Center for Global Engagement (including Study Abroad)
  • Dance Program
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
  • Jundt Art Museum
  • Next Gen Tech Bar
  • Office of Admission
  • Office of Mission and Ministry / University Ministry 
  • School of Education's Saturday Literacy Program
  • Student Financial Services (including Financial Aid and Student Employment)
10:00AM-1:15PM Clubs & Organizations Fair
11:00AM-1:30PM Lunch on Rosauer Courtyard (options for $5)
11:00AM-11:45AM

Experiencing Gonzaga for First Year Students and Families: Info Session

11:00AM-11:45AM Music Dept. Info Session (for all students & parents interested in participating in GU Music)
12:00PM-1:00PM Well-Being and Adjusting to College Life
1:30PM Welcome to Gonzaga (Hemmingson Ballroom)
2:45PM Refreshment Break
3:00PM The Liberal Arts and the Future of Work
3:45PM Straight Talk with Students
An interactive panel discussion featuring current Gonzaga students
5:00PM Gonzaga Community Social
Hosted by university administrators, faculty, and students. Light hors d’oeuvres served

Sample Sunday GEL Parent Schedule

*In order to accommodate travel plans, all activities on Sunday are optional*
Time Event
9:00AM-10:00AM Q&A with the Deans & Directors
Featuring a representative from the Office of Admission, Student Development, Financial Aid, and the Center for Student Academic Success
*Continental breakfast served
10:00AM-11:00AM Sunday Mass
(All faiths welcome!)
10:00AM-1:00PM Student/Parent Meet-up
Complete a GEL Survey and pick-up your t-shirt!
10:00AM-5:00PM ZagShop Open
(Stock up on GU gear!)
*Airport shuttles will depart as needed from the St. Ignatius statue

*Please remember that the schedule is subject to change. Parents will be provided with a schedule including locations at GEL Check-In on Saturday, April 14.