Parents and Family Weekend 2013
October 25-26


Featured Event:

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Annual President's Luncheon


Stephen A. Privett, S.J.SOLD OUT University of San Francisco President Stephen A. Privett, S.J., invites parents and family of USF students as well as USF alumni to join him for a luncheon during Parents and Family Weekend. $10 for all attendees over the age of 8, free of charge for children 8 years of age or under.


The University of San Francisco invites parents and family to join the USF students for a fun

Parents & Family Weekend

On the USF Campus

Friday Oct 25 - Saturday Oct 26, 2013

Take part in this weekend, featuring panels and showcases, tours of the campus, lectures and exhibitions, sports and fitness activities, and much more. Register now»

Weekend Calendar

Friday October 25, 2013

4-7 p.m. Welcome Reception
Join fellow parents and families as we kick off the weekend with wine and cheese. Pick up your registration materials; mingle with other families and USF and staff as we prepare for a weekend of fun activities.

4-7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
UC 1st Floor

6:30 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Santa Clara
War Memorial Gym
Cheer on the lady Don’s as they take on rival Santa Clara, point, set, match Go Dons!

Saturday October 26, 2013

8 a.m. Mass
St. Ignatius Cathedral

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Koret Recreation Center Access
Koret Center
Pump iron, swim laps, find your inner yogi at Koret.

9-10 a.m. Parent Panel and Breakfast
UC 4th Floor
Join us for continental breakfast and a panel discussion with fellow parents and families. Hear from Sophomore Junior and Senior parents about their USF experience and the road ahead.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Don's Spirit Photo Booth
UC 1st Floor
Commemorate the weekend with some shots from our photo-booth.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jumpy House Family Fun
Gleeson Plaza
Fun for the whole family, stop by Gleeson Plaza and let the kids…or adults jump until the heart’s content on one of our bounce houses!

10-11 a.m. Professor Corey Cook Lecture - Deadlocked Democracy: Information Polarization and Partisan Politics
Fromm Hall, Xavier

10-11 a.m. Internships: The Secret Weapon for Finding a Great Job
Kalmanovitz 163
Hear from our outstanding Assistant Director of Career Services and Internship Coordination as he gives you the rundown on internships. From the Dons Helping Dons program to the Bay Area business community, this is your chance to be in the know when it comes to internships.

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thacher Gallery Exhibit: In Nature's Temple
Gleeson Library
A fantastic art exhibit in our very own gallery.

11-11:30 a.m. Head Baseball Coach Nino Giarratano Presents on Athletics at USF
Kalmanovitz 111

11-11:30 a.m. Lo Schiavo Science Tour
Meet at Sphere Sculpture
Join Professor Brandon Brown as he walks you through our newly completed Lo Schiavo Center for Science and innovation, the new heart of campus.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Pumpkin Carving
Gleeson Plaza
Fun for the whole family, come carve a pumpkin!

Noon-1:30 p.m. Annual President’s Luncheon
Mc Laren
Hear from Father Stephen Privett and enjoy lunch with your family at the annual President’s Luncheon. $10- per person for a gourmet buffet lunch.

Noon-4 p.m. Counseling and Psychological Services Open House
Gillson Hall Lower Level

12:05 p.m. Mass
St. Ignatius Cathedral
Join the St. Ignatius parish for one of three Saturday mass celebrations in St. Ignatius Cathedral.

1:30-2:30 p.m. Study Abroad Panel
Kalmanovitz 163
Change the world from here…here…and over here! Join our campus expert as he presents on all of the fantastic study abroad options available at USF. From Europe to Asia, Latin America and beyond there is something for everyone.

1:30-2:30 p.m. Student Film Screening
Fromm Hall, Xavier
Come enjoy a series of student short films! Is there a future Oscar winner amongst us, you be the judge as we screen a variety of student made flicks.

1:30-3:30 p.m. Visit the Don!
Gleeson Plaza

2-3:00 p.m. Lo Schiavo Science Tour
Meet at Sphere Sculpture
Join Professor Brandon Brown as he walks you through our newly completed Lo Schiavo Center for Science and innovation, the new heart of campus.

2-4 p.m. CASA Open House
UC 3rd Floor
Come experience the Center for Academic and Student Achievement! USF’s home for compassionate academic and personal support that promotes holistic student development. Visit their beautiful new center, and speak with CASA staff, this is the place for students to get all of their questions answered.

2-4 p.m. Nursing Open House : Simulation Lab
School of Education
See our state of the art simulation lab in action.

2-4 p.m. Ice Cream Cart
Gleeson Plaza

2:30-3:30 p.m. McCarthy Center Student Panel Discussion
Fromm Hall, Xavier
Hear from USF's top service learning students.

2:30-3:30 p.m. Sacred Spaces Tour
Phelan 1st Floor
Follow a campus tour of sacred spaces and symbols. Some symbols and spaces are historical, others are new, but they are all amazing. This tour led by one of our outstanding student leaders is not to be missed.

3-4 p.m. Behind the Scenes with Bon Appetit
UC 2nd Floor
From farm to table, our campus dining can’t be beat! Back by popular demand enjoy a complimentary tasting and behind the scenes look at the gourmet offerings of Bon Appetit. Hear from one of our fantastic chefs and our General Manager of Campus Dinning, this sneak peak is not to be missed!

4-7 p.m. Roller Skating
Koret Center
Lace up your skates and prepare for fun! Free roller skating for the whole family at Koret Recreation center Saturday afternoon.

5 p.m. Mass
St. Ignatius Cathedral
Join the St. Ignatius parish for one of three Saturday mass celebrations in St. Ignatius Cathedral.

6 p.m. USF Parent Council Dinner for Leadership Donors (SOLD OUT)
Join USF's President, Fr. Stephen Privett, at an intimate invitation-only Dinner to thank USF parents and their families who have contributed $5,000 or more to The USF Parents Fund. Contact Stephen Dini at sldini@usfca.edu for information.

10 p.m. College Players: Rocky Horror Picture Show
Presentation Theatre
Come do the time warp with the College Players in Presentation Theatre. Don’t pass up this opportunity to see the universities stand out thespians put on a classic, Saturday night at 10PM!

Sunday October 27, 2013

8 a.m. Mass
St. Ignatius Cathedral

9:30 a.m. Mass
St. Ignatius Cathedral

5 p.m. Mass
St. Ignatius Cathedral

Please check back often for calendar updates.

Date: 10/25/2013 to 10/26/2013
Location: University of San Francisco Campus

Contact
Stephen Dini
415.422.6703
parents@usfca.edu

Bridget Lane
415.422.2553
usfevents@usfca.edu