Family Weekend & Homecoming for All Families
October 16-18, 2020
Family Weekend & Homecoming is a relaxed time to visit and attend the Family Weekend/Homecoming joint events with your student. Over this weekend, parents should also stop by the Brandt Student Center Information Desk for a small gift!
View this link in Sept 2020 to see all of the Homecoming & Family Weekend Events!
Parents and families do not need to register for Homecoming events – the request within the link above to register for Homecoming is for our alumni that will be visiting.
re:Fresh for Families of Freshman Students
Saturday, 2020 date TBD, 9am
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 11:30am while the college kids sleep in. Then, students will meet their families in the student center. From there, the time is yours to do as you want – you can head off campus to local attractions, shopping and dinner or stay on campus to find something fun to do!
Please email/call the Student Life Office with the number of family members you expect to attend the free breakfast: firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-665-4863
Gather in the Brandt Student Center, Ferrari Room, for breakfast with President Tracy Fitzsimmons and Student Life staff.
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, to roommate conflicts.
By 11:30am students will meet their families in the student center. From there, everyone can attend Homecoming/Family Weekend events or head off campus to local attractions, shopping and dinner to enjoy time together!