Family Weekend

re:Fresh for Families of First-Year Students – Saturday, October 3, 2015

Family Weekend and Homecoming (for all families) – October 2-4, 2015

Re:Fresh for Families of First-Year Students welcomes parents and family members back to campus to spend time with their student. Gather in the Brandt Student Center for breakfast around 9 a.m. Special programs are planned from 10 a.m. until noon while the college kids sleep in. Then, students will meet their families in the student center. From there, everyone can head off campus to local attractions, shopping and dinner or stay on campus for the Family Weekend/Homecoming events. Contact the Student Life Office with questions: studentlife@su.edu or 540-665-4863

  • 9 a.m. re:Fresh for Families of First-Year Students welcomes parents and family members back to campus to spend time with their students. Gather in the Brandt Student Center, Ferrari Room, for breakfast with President Tracy Fitzsimmons and Student Life staff.
  • 10 a.m. university employees will be available to answer questions and talk about everything from campus safety to mental health counseling, academic support to campus dining and meal plans, alcohol, drugs and sex to athletics.
  • Noon students will meet their families in the student center. From there, everyone can head off campus to local attractions, shopping and dinner.

You and your family are invited to join us for a Family Weekend/Homecoming joint event! We are still adding events to the schedule below so revisit this page and check the events calendar (su.edu/events)

Homecoming details

 

Friday, October 2 

6 p.m. Women’s Basketball Alumna Game, Shingleton Gymnasium 

7 p.m. Men’s Basketball Alumni Game, Shingleton Gymnasium 

 

8 p.m. The Noble Jolley Trio, Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall FREE

 

Saturday, October 3

9 a.m. re:Fresh for families of new undergraduate studentsBrandt Student Center

11 a.m. Women’s Volleyball Game (vs. Guilford), Shingleton Gymnasium

12 p.m. Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game, Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium 

1 p.m. Women’s Lacrosse Alumnae Game, Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

1 p.m. Alumnae Volleyball Game, Shingleton Gymnasium 

3 p.m. A Celebration of the Legacy of Jackson Sheats, Ruebush 128

5 p.m. – Football Tailgate Party Enjoy music from “Clyde Frog”, outside Shentel Stadium

There is a fee for the meal but the activities are free (a meal does not need to be purchased to enjoy the activities)

7 p.m. Homecoming Football Game (vs. Bridgewater), Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium

8 p.m. Wind Ensemble, Armstrong Concert Hall  ($12)

“European Vacation” featuring Matt Niess, trombone

 

Sunday, October 4

11 a.m. Football Alumni Game, Aikens Practice Field

11 a.m. Baseball Alumni Game, Bridgeforth Field, Jim Barnett Park

12 p.m. University Chapel @ Noon, Goodson Chapel and Recital Hall

12 p.m. Softball Alumnae Game , Jim Barnett Park