Family Weekend Schedule of Events

This schedule is subject to change. Updates will be posted here. A final schedule, with locations, will be available at the registration table.

Parking Pass (PDF).

Friday, February 17, 2017
Time Event
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
Thomas Garrett Plaza, Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning 
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Back to School: Open Classes
Various Locations
9–9:30 a.m. Welcome from Assistant VP for Student Affairs – Leslie Hughes
Shanahan Center 1430 – Auditorium 
9:30–10:30 a.m. Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts Open House
Shanahan Center,  Gallery
9:30–10:30 a.m. Outside the Classroom Series

  • First Year Parents
    Career Services (Summer Opportunities, Internships & Time Management) – Shanahan Center 1430 – Auditorium
  • Sophomore/Junior Parents
    Academic Affairs (Staying on Track, Summer Research, Clinic/Thesis and Academic Excellence) – Shanahan Center B480 – Drinkward Recital Hall
10–11:30 a.m. Outside the Classroom Series

  • Senior Parents
    Graduation, Moving Out, Clinic Program and Life after Mudd – Shanahan Center Room 2475
10:30–11:30 a.m. Outside the Classroom Series

  • First Year Parents
    Academic Affairs (Staying on Track, Declaring a Major, Study Abroad and Academic Excellence) – Shanahan Center B480 – Drinkward Recital Hall
  • Sophomore/Junior Parents
    Career Services (Summer Opportunities, Internships and Preparing for Graduation) – Shanahan Center 1430 – Auditorium
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Welcome Lunch with the Parent Leadership Council and Student Performance by Ninth Street Hooligans
Liquidambar Mall Tent
1–2 p.m. Academic Department Receptions/Tours

  • Biology
  • Engineering 
  • Math
2–3 p.m. Academic Department Receptions/Tours

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
4–5 p.m. Parent Leadership Council Panel
Shanahan Center 1430 – Auditorium
5–6 p.m. Wine & Cheese Reception with Student Wine & Cheese Club
Platt Campus Center, Platt Living Room
6 p.m. Dinner on the Town with your Student(s)
8 p.m. DUCK! Improv Show
Shanahan Center 1430 – Auditorium
Saturday, February 18, 2016
Time Event
 8 a.m.–noon Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30–10 a.m. Parent Thank You Breakfast (Invite Only)
10–11 a.m. State of the College Address
Shanahan Center 1430 – Auditorium
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch
Liquidambar Mall Tent
1:30–3 p.m. Student vs. Parent Competition – Building Bridges
3–4 p.m. Tea with the President
Liquidambar Mall Tent
4:30–5:30 p.m. Senior Parent Toast
Shanahan Center, Room 3460, SkyCube
6 p.m. Dinner on the Town with your Student(s)
7:30 p.m.–2 a.m.  Jay’s Place

Additional Information

Shanahan Café Hours

Friday, Feb. 17
8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 18
8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Religious Services

All services are held at the McAlister Center for Religious Activities (919 N. Columbia Ave., Claremont).
Islamic Friday Prayer (Juma’a) – Friday, 12:30 p.m.
Shabbat Services – Friday, 5:30 p.m.
Shabbat Dinner – Friday, 6:30 p.m. (RSVP to 909.621.8685)
Catholic Mass – Sunday, 11 a.m..
Interdenominational Christian Worship – Sunday, 10 a.m.