Tentative GEL Parent/Guardian Schedule

Tentative Saturday GEL Parent/Guardian Schedule

Time Event
10:00AM-1:30PM Check-In and Luggage Drop Off at Hemmingson Center
(Students & Parents)
10:00AM-11:45AM Campus Tours
*Final tour begins @ 11:45 AM
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)
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
  • Jundt Art Museum
  • Next Gen Tech Bar
  • Office of Admission (open from 10AM - 2AM, when GEL event conclude)
  • 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-12:00PM Club Fair
10:00AM-11:00AM "Open Rehearsal of a New Season"
11:00AM-1:30PM Lunch on Rosauer Courtyard (options for $5)
11:15AM-12:00PM Music, Theatre, and Dance Info Session

Experiencing Gonzaga for First Year Students and Families: Info Session

11:00AM-1:00PM Academic Fair
12:00PM-1:00PM Well-Being and Adjusting to College Life
1:30PM Welcome to Gonzaga (official start to parent/guardian program) 
- Greeting from Dr. Thayne McCulloh, Gonzaga University President
2:45PM Refreshment Break
3:00PM Address by the Office of Mission and Ministry
- Michelle Wheatley, Vice President of Mission and Ministry
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

Tentative Sunday GEL Parent/Guardian Schedule

*In order to accommodate travel plans, all activities on Sunday are optional*
Time Event
8:30AM-9:30AM  Sunday Mass
(All faiths welcome!)
10:00AM-11:00AM 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-1:00PM  Student/Family Meet-up
11:00AM-12:00PM Sunday Mass
(All faiths welcome!)
10:00AM-5:00PM ZagShop Open
(Stock up on GU gear!)
7:30PM-8:30PM Student Liturgy
*Airport shuttles will depart as needed from the St. Ignatius statue

*Please remember that schedule details are subject to change, but that will not impact when to arrive and depart from campus. Parents will be provided with a schedule including locations at GEL Check-In on Saturday, April 13.