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Parents & Families Weekend

 

2016 PARENTS & FAMILIES WEEKEND AT UNIVERSITY PARK OCTOBER 14-16

 

Registration for Parents Weekend

  • Registration for Parents and Families Weekend is now open. Please click here to register.
  • The first 3,000 families to register before September 30 will receive a Parents & Families Weekend special welcome packet at check in at the HUB-Robeson Center. One packet per family will be provided.

Why Attend?

  • Attending Parents & Families Weekend provides an opportunity for you to spend time with your Penn State student.
  • Let your student share their favorite places on campus and meet their friends.
  • Experience Penn State traditions such as going up the Old Main Bell Tower, brunch in the dining commons, and family photos at the Lion Shrine.

Planning

Check In | HUB-Robeson Center

 

__________ SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (as of 7/13/16) __________

Events to be added throughout the summer.

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

Penn State Berkey Creamery Store Hours

  • Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building I 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

  • Stop by for breakfast, lunch, dinner & dessert!

Penn State Berkey Creamery Self-Guided Virtual Video

  • Food Science Building, Creamery Observation Room I 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Check out the Penn State Creamery Observation Room with a newly installed virtual “Cow to Cone” video tour.

Penn State Golf Courses - Parents & Families Weekend Special Rate

  • Blue and White Courses I 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • $35 for Blue Course/$28 for White Course. Fee includes 18 holes with cart. Reservations can be made by calling (814) 863-0257. Be sure to mention the Parents Weekend Special.

LionPATH Information Table

  • HUB-Robeson Center, First Floor Lobby I 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • LionPATH team members will be on hand to answer questions and provide tips on navigating the system.

Penn State All-Sports Museum Beaver Stadium Tours

  • Beaver Stadium, Meeting at South Tunnel I Tours will begin at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (tours are approximately 75 minutes).
  • Beaver Stadium tours include the media room, home locker room, tunnel and field, as well as recruiting and club areas. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students/seniors/Friends of the Penn State All-Sports Museum,  free for children under 3. Tickets are available now for Friends of the Penn State All-Sports Museum. Tickets for the general public will be available starting Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. and can be ordered by calling 1-800-NITTANY between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time. Walk-ups will not be accepted on the day of tours. There will be no refunds. Patrons are encouraged to call within a day or two of the tickets opening to the public as they have historically sold out within in a few days.  

Office of the President Open House

  • Old Main, Room 201 | 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Visit the Office of the President, view the frescoes, and tour the Old Main Bell Tower. Enjoy light refreshments provided by the Office of the President.

Office of Undergraduate Education Open House

Class Gift Campaign

LGBTQA Student Resource Center Open House

Get Engaged! The Student Engagement Network   

College of Engineering Reception & Presentation

Lion’s L’Chaim Open House and Shabbat

Penn State Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Boston University

What is Biobehavioral Health?

Penn State Centre Stage Presents: Be More Chill

Ice Skating at Pegula Ice Arena

Late Night Penn State

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

Parents & Families Weekend Welcome and Reception

Penn State Berkey Creamery Store Hours

Penn State Golf Courses - Parents and Families Weekend Special Rate

Schreyer Honors College Meet the Dean

Penn State All-Sports Museum Beaver Stadium Tours

THON Information Table

Get Involved as a Penn State Parent Information Table

Penn State Career Services: Succeeding at Penn State and Beyond

Division of Undergraduate Studies Open House

Back to School for Parents and Family, Liberal Arts Style!

Department of Meteorology & Atmospheric Science & Joel N. Myers Weather Center Tours

Smeal College of Business Parents & Families Weekend Open House

Housing Options for 2016-17 Academic Year

Department of Meteorology & Atmospheric Science & Joel N. Myers Weather Center Tours

Breazeale Nuclear Reactor Open House

College of Information Sciences & Technology Presentation & Reception

College of Arts & Architecture: Chat with Department Heads, Professors and Directors

College of Earth & Mineral Sciences Open House

Superheroes vs. Supervillians: Physics Magic & Demonstration Show

College of Agricultural Sciences Open House

University Health Services Information Table

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) Information Table

College of Health & Human Development Ice Cream Social

College of Nursing Presents: Promoting Health Across the Lifespan

Ice Skating at Pegula Ice Arena

Eberly College of Science – Engage, Explore, Experiment

Penn State Centre Stage Presents: Be More Chill

Penn State Women's Ice Hockey vs. Boston University

Multicultural Resource Center Open House

Get to Know Hospitality: by the School of Hospitality Management

Department of Health Policy & Administration Wine & Cheese Reception

Family Pictures at the Nittany Lion Shrine

Blue Bus Campus Tour

United in Song: A Celebration of Penn State A Cappella

Men's Soccer vs. Michigan State

Choral Collage

Late Night Penn State

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Penn State Golf Courses - Parents & Families Weekend Special Rate

Penn State All-Sports Museum Beaver Stadium Tours

The 16th Annual THON 5K

Penn State Berkey Creamery Store Hours

Parent’s Jewish Life Brunch

Pattee and Paterno Libraries Open House

Penn State’s Signature “Sunday Brunch”

Penn State Writes!

Housing Options for 2016-17 Academic Year

Old Main Bell Tower Tours

Penn State Housing Fair

Blue & White Society’s Fall Fest

Women's Soccer vs. Purdue

Family Pictures at the Nittany Lion Shrine

 

For questions, regarding Parents and Families Weekend, please contact the Parents Program at 814-863-1313 or parents@psu.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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