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Friday Family Weekend Schedule

2020 Friday Family Weekend Events

2020 Family Weekend Friday Schedule

Virtual Information & Support Lounge:

  • The Student Transitions & Family Programs Team will be hosting a zoom lounge to answer questions and provide technical support during the Virtual Family Weekend 
  • Please use the following link to connect with STFP in the support lounge during the designated times on Friday: 1:30 PM to 9:30 PM

28th Annual Thomas J. Frericks Virtual 5K (Pre-registration and prepayment required)

On your Own,  Virtual

Join in the virtual fun and sign up for the Family Weekend "Away" 5K! T-shirts are available for purchase until September 1st. Sign up here.

Dayton Art Institute Virtual Tour (Free event, no registration needed)

On your Own, Virtual

Looking for a great virtual family activity? Experience one of twelve virtual tours at the Dayton Art Institute, one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. Check it out here.

Flu Prevention Clinic (Pre-registration recommended, fee billed to student account)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM,  Health Center, Gosiger Hall, Ground Floor

The vaccine is $25 and will be billed to the student's account. Pre-registration not required but all students must have their student ID to receive a shot. Sponsored by Community Wellness and Student Health Services.

School of Law Virtual Open House (Free event, pre-registration required)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM,  Zoom

Discover the many possibilities of a career in the law. Enjoy refreshments while virtually
touring Keller Hall, the beautiful home of the School of Law and the Human Rights Center. Talk to someone from the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid about the necessary steps for law school and catch a few videos showcasing our law school's
welcoming atmosphere.

College of Arts and Sciences Virtual Open House (Free event, pre-registration required)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM,  Zoom

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes parents, families, and current students to join us for a virtual event. Please come at your convenience to hear from students and staff about the many experiential learning opportunities that are available through our Dean Summer Fellows program and our several Centers and Institutes. Talk to current students about extra curriculars that you can still get involved in that fit your personality, and just have questions that you feel like you still need answered- our Dean's Office representatives can help assist you. We look forward to welcoming you!

School of Business Administration Virtual Open House (Free event, pre-registration required)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM,  Zoom

The School of Business Administration welcomes parents and families to join us for a virtual visit. We will showcase some of our centers, programs, and organizations. Please come at your convenience to meet with some of our SBA representatives and learn more. We look forward to seeing you!

School of Education and Health Sciences Virtual Open House (Free event, pre-registration required)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM,  Zoom

Welcome School of Education and Health Sciences (SEHS) families! The SEHS Open House presentation will share information about student organizations, peer mentoring programs, study abroad opportunities, field experiences and how students can get involved in faculty research. Join us!

School of Engineering Virtual Open House (Free event, pre-registration required)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM,  Zoom

The School of Engineering welcomes parents and families to join us for a virtual visit! You will have the opportunity to take a guided tour of our Makerspace along with meeting representatives from Co-op and ETHOS. Our Faculty and Student Ambassadors with also be available to answer questions. We hope you can join us!

Black Greek Virtual Reception (Free event, pre-registration required)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM,  Zoom

The Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center (MEC) & Fraternity and Sorority Life extend an invitation to members of our Black Greek-Lettered Organizations (BLGOs) to participate in a Reception for current, interested, and alumni members of our National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) community.

MEC Family Weekend Reception (Free event, pre-registration required)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM,  Zoom

The Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center (MEC) & Housing and Residence Life (HRL) cordially invite you to join us for a Family Weekend Reception. We look forward to reconnecting or meeting you for the first time! Everyone is welcome!

Director's Cut Digital Watch Party- DCDC in Concert (Free event, pre-registration required)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM,  Zoom

Come enjoy a mini performance by Dayton Contemporary Dance Company! There’s nothing like pulling up a cozy chair, a bowl of popcorn, and watching something spectacular! If you’ve never seen DCDC in action, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to see excepts of performances of some of our family favorites. So grab a friend and join us in DCDC’s zoom studio to meet the artistic team and get the inside scoop on our favorite choreographers and their pieces.

#UDLateNight Presents Comedian Jessi Campbell (Paid event, pre-registration required)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM,  Zoom

Join UDLateNight for a virtual comedy show with special guest, Jessi Campbell! An experience the entire family can enjoy this Family Weekend! Jessi has been seen on Last Comic Standing on NBC, and has performed her unique brand of storytelling at over 200 colleges, and over 100 comedy clubs and military bases.

#UDLateNight Presents Virtual Escape Rooms (Paid event, pre-registration required)

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM / 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM / 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM / 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM / 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM,  Zoom

Up for a challenge that the whole family will enjoy? Sign your family up for a virtual escape room. Crack the code to “escape” and solve the mystery. The escape room will last one hour. *Please note the scenario for the escape room on 9/18 is the same as 9/19.

Cancelled: UD Jazz Ensemble (Paid event, pre-registration required)

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM,  Live Stream

Check out Saturday's Events


Student Transitions and Family Programs - Family Weekend

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911