The following is the schedule for Family Weekend 2014. We are currently working on events for Family Weekend 2015 - September 18-20 - and will post a new schedule as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.
To register for Family Weekend please click here.
Friday, September 19
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Registration, Dion Family Student Center - Pick up your Family Weekend button
Field Hockey vs. SNHU, Duffy Turf Field
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Studio D, First Floor Dion Come and hear student acapella groups!
5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Arts Riot Truck Stop, 400 Pine St. Burlington, VT 05401
Head into Burlington and visit the Friday night Truck Stop, food vendors from pork belly and barbecue to Malaysian street food and vegan noodles. It is fun for everyone, be sure to arrive early! For more details visit the Truck Stop website.
Saturday, September 20
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration, Dion Family Student Center - Pick up your Family Weekend button and take a tour of the new student center
THIS EVENT IS FULL Introduction to Mountain Biking - Join the Wilderness Program for an introduction to mountain biking, no experience necessary, equipment is provided. Cost is $20 per person, space is limited. Participants will meet in the Alliot Lobby next to the fireplace.
Experiential Learning Display, 3rd Floor Dion Family Student Center
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Study Abroad Panel, Roy Event Room Dion Family Student Center - Peggy Imai, Director of the Study Abroad program will lead a panel discussion with faculty and students about the process of going abroad, the experiences had abroad and answer your questions.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Career and Internship Panel, Roy Event Room Dion Family Student Center - Chris Clary, Director of Career Development and Meg Sealey, Internship Coordinator will lead a panel discussion of faculty and students about the process of applying for an internship, what to expect, services provided to students by the Office of Career Development and answer your questions.
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Campus Offices Open - Campus offices will be open for you to stop by and ask questions.
Career Development and Internships*, Registrar, Study Abroad*, Library, Student Life, Health Services, Athletics (will be staffing athletic games), Wilderness (will be in and out of the office running programs), Academic Support Services and Multicultural Student Affairs
*Study Abroad and the Office of Career Development will be speaking at panel discussions, please check the schedule for those times.
State of the College, Third Floor Dion Family Student Center - President John J. Neuhauser will offer a campus update and State of the College.
Knight Striders Virtual 5K - Participate anytime, anywhere! Click here to register. If you would like to run in a group, meet outside of the Ross Sports Center for a run around campus.
Volleyball vs. SNHU, Ross Sports Center
Field Hockey vs. Dowling, Duffy Turf Field
Roy Room, 3rd Floor Dion Come and hear DJ Tetreault and For the Year perform live!
Historical Trolley Tours of Burlington, 1 College St. Burlington, VT
Take a ride on a trolley and tour scenic and historical Burlington! For tour times and ticket prices please visit the Trolley Tour website.
Spirit of Ethan Allen Cruises, 1 College St. Burlington, VT
Enjoy the sites and sounds of Burlington and Lake Champlain from the water! Tours are offered four times daily, for ticket prices and times visit the Spirit of Ethan Allen website.
Burlington Segway Tours, 277 Pine St. Burlington, VT
See more of Burlington than you could on foot! For more information click here.
Local Motion Bike Rentals, 1 Steele St. Burlington, VT
Cruise around Burlington on two wheels, Local Motion can provide bike rentals as well as maps and directions for trails.
Shelburne Farms 36th Annual Harvest Festival, 1611 Harbor Rd. Shelburne, VT
Explore this 1,400-acre working farm, forest, and National Historic Landmark, located on the shores of Lake Champlain. Click here to visit the Shelburne Farms website.
Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Rd. Shelburne, VT
Located in Vermont's scenic Lake Champlain Valley, Shelburne Museum is one of the finest, most diverse and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 38 exhibition buildings.
Sam Mazza's Farm Stand, Bakery & Greenhouse, 277 Lavigne Rd. Colchester, VT
Since 1935 the Mazza family has been supplying the region with fresh fruit and vegetables. Visit the farm stand and attempt the three mile corn maze!
Ben & Jerry’s Factory Tour, 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Road Route 100, Waterbury, VT
Vermont's Finest, this Vermont landmark is a must, the tour offers guests the opportunity to learn about the ice cream manufacturing process, the companies value-led decisions, stop at the scoop shop and visit the Flavor Graveyard paying respects to the dearly de-pinted, retired flavors
Sunday, September 21
THIS EVENT IS FULL Introduction to Rock Climbing - Join the Wilderness Program for an introduction to rock climbing, no experience necessary, equipment is provided. Cost is $20 per person, space is limited. Participants will meet in the Alliot Lobby next to the fireplace.
Mass, Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel