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- 26, 2014
Open Throughout Family Weekend
COMPLEX Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday: 9 a.m.
– 10 p.m.
Complex class schedule available at Registration/Check-In.
PLEASE NOTE: All
Family Weekend participants must wear their name tag and the waiver wrist band for
free access to the facility. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied
by their parents at all times and will have access only to the Osprey Cliff and
fitness classes on the first level, excluding Spinning. Use of the second and
third level fitness areas is not permitted for children under the age of 18.
Age guidelines will be enforced.
UNF BOOKSTORE Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m./Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m./Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2
Student Union, Building 58 West, First Floor
UNF GAMEROOM Friday: 10
a.m.-12 a.m./Saturday: 12 p.m.-12 a.m./Sunday: 12-10p.m.
Student Union, Building 58 East, First Floor
Guests must be accompanied by UNF student with active UNF ID.
UNF GOLF COMPLEX Friday-Saturday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m./Sunday: 8 a.m.-dark
South Campus, Hayt Learning Center,
Bring your clubs or rent them. Get a small bucket of balls
and a trip around the holes for two for $16 (weekday price). Do it again
Saturday and/or Sunday for just $20 each time.
Programs in the green boxes are featured events for all family members,
including your student.
REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN 1-6 p.m.
Student Union Plaza, Building 58
Pick up your Family
Weekend packet complete with schedule of events, name tags, and other important
information. Drop off bingo prize, non-perishable Lend A Wing Pantry, and
silent auction donations.
Name tags and wristbands are required for entry into most events and should be
worn or displayed throughout the weekend. Registration will also be open at the
Student Union Plaza 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday morning. If your student didn’t sign
a waiver before the event, he or she must sign it at Check-in.
TOUR: FROM SENECA TO SELMA TO STONEWALL 2
p.m., 4 p.m.
meets in Student Union Plaza, Building 58
the UNF LGBT Resource Center staff for a 30 minute walking tour of its special
Diversity exhibit, curated by the Stonewall National Museum and Archives and
hosted in celebration of LGBT History Month. The exhibit images anchor on
President Obama’s acknowledgement of Seneca Falls, Selma (Alabama) and
Stonewall (New York City) as three historical sites of efforts for civil rights
GARDENS TOUR 2
p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
Tour meets in Student Union Plaza,
Building 58. For Cart Ride or Drive yourself, park at lot 18 & walk.
Join student volunteers on a tour of UNF’s organic gardens
which boosts a wide variety of fruit trees, raised vegetable beds and row
crops. Educational programs strive to promote student health and sustainable
food systems through organic gardening.
OPEN HOUSE TOURS 2-4
Tours meet in Student Union Plaza,
Take a tour or grab a map and drop in to meet staff and
learn about the services, programs and resources provided to UNF students at
the following locations:
Disability Resource Center
Petway Hall, Bldg. 57
Thomas G. Carpenter Library
Library, Bldg. 12
Cell Phone Repair Store
English Hall, Bldg. 8
Division of Student Affairs
Student Union, Bldg. 58
Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
Founders Hall, Bldg. 2
Fine Arts Center, Bldg. 45
Photography Lab, Bldg. 45D
FRIDAY LOUNGE at the WOMEN’S CENTER 2-4
Founders Hall, Building 2, Second
Floor, Room 2100
Families are welcome to join in The Friday Lounge for coffee,
snacks and conversation.
CAMPUS TOURS (every half hour) 2-5
Group tours start from
here or pick up a campus map and tour on your own.
INTERCULTURAL GALLERY EXHIBIT 2-5
Student Union, Building 58 East, Second
Floor, Room 2400
On Fertile Ground: The Wing Lee Yuen Truck
Farm, is a series of photographs that chronicles memories in a poignant tribute
to what was once one of the largest sites in the country
for the production and shipping of Chinese
fruits and vegetables. This farm was founded by three brothers, one of whom was
Jung Fie Ng, the artist’s grandfather, in the 1940s.
CENTER STUDY ABROAD INFO SESSION 2-5
Student Union, Building 58 East, Second
Floor, Room 2300
Talk with study abroad advisors about opportunities for
semester and year-long individual student abroad programs, faculty-led group
study abroad courses, and other international opportunities. Information on
scholarships to help fund these programs will also be available.
– 7 p.m.
Alumni Show: Beyond the Degree
Founders Hall, Building 2, Room 1001
Enjoy the work of UNF Alumni who have continued to have
success as graduates majoring in our Art and Design programs.
TRAILS TOUR 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Loftin Nature Trails, Golden Pavilion, Building 54, Lot 100
This walk will take you a quarter-mile around Lake Oneida
and will explore up to five fresh water habitats. Bring water, closed-toe shoes
and dress for the weather.
STUDENT ART TOUR WITH DR. DEBRA MURPHY 3-4 p.m.
Tours meet in Student Union Plaza,
Building 58 at 2:45 p.m. Tour starts in Alumni
Square at 3 p.m.
tour of student art with Dr. Murphy, head of Art Department and see the
inspirational work of students. There will be one tour from 3- 3:30 p.m. and
another from 3:30- 4 p.m.
ABROAD –ACE ROUND TABLE 3:30-4 p.m.
Sciences, Building 51, First Floor, Room 1209
round table discussion with ACE staff members –including academic advisors,
professional and peer tutors as well as UNF faculty members.
ADVISER DROP-IN SESSIONS 4-5
Campus Map for college locations listed below
Advisers in each of the colleges will be available in their offices to answer
questions regarding majors, pre-requisites, degree requirements, etc. All are
welcome. Drop In at your convenience. Follow the balloons!
College of Arts & Sciences
Brooks College of Health
Brooks Hall, Bldg. 39
Coggin College of Business
Coggin College, Bldg. 42
College of Computing, Engineering &
John Matthews, Bldg. 15
College of Education & Human
Family Transitions with Dr. Marnie Jones
Building 51, First Floor, Room 1205
Dr. Marnie Jones,
professor of English, invites families to participate in an interactive,
dynamic classroom experience designed to help parents understand the essential
transitions of the first year student experience (as well as their own), so
they can help their daughter or son thrive. Dr. Jones is a beloved
professor who many will remember from Orientation.
TRUST WALK 4:30-6:00
Robert W. Loftin Nature Trails, Golden
Pavilion, Building 54, Lot 100
Students and parents work together to find their way along
a short stretch of trail under the direction of the Wildlife Sanctuary staff.
Are you ready to trust one another?
TAILGATE AND WELCOME RECEPTION 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Student Union, Building 58 West, Second
Show your UNF spirit and gather with other families to meet
university administrators, faculty, academic advisers and Ozzie for some good
old fashioned tailgating as UNF prepares to meet their rival, Jacksonville
University. Follow the UNF Drum Line to the game!
GALLERY OF ART OPENING
RECEPTION 5 – 7 p.m.
Meet Alumni who created the art pieces for this exhibit to find out
more about their styles and what they have done with their degrees in Art and
Design. Light refreshments will be available. This opening was planned to coincide
with Family Weekend so bring your aspiring artist to get a glimpse of what
awaits him or her after graduating with an art degree.
UNF VOLLEYBALL vs. JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY 6 p.m.
UNF Arena, Building 34
Wear your UNF colors and cheer on the
mighty Ospreys as we take on our crosstown rivals, Jacksonville University.
Tickets to this event are free and provided in your registration packet.
THE GREEN: MONSTERS UNIVERSITY 6:45-8:35 p.m.
Bring out your blankets, folding chairs,
and inner monsters as we scare up some family entertainment with hot, buttery
popcorn on the campus green. Movie run time, 110 minutes, rated G.
WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY 8 p.m.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND LATE NIGHT BINGO 8:30-10 p.m.
Hosted by the UNF Student Union Administration
Student Union, Building 58 West, Third
Floor Foyer and Ballroom
Enjoy a special treat tonight with Kilwin’s famous waffle
cones and ice cream followed by exciting rounds of bingo with fun prizes
students can always use.
Please consider bringing prize donations for
college students: paper, pens, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, snacks,
gift cards, and toilet paper – anything that you buy for your own student.
These items will be used as prizes tonight.
REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN 9 -11:30 a.m.
Pick up your Family Weekend packet complete with schedule
of events, name tags and other important information. Drop
off non-perishable Lend A Wing Pantry donations.
PLEASE NOTE: Nametags and wristbands are required
for entry into most events and should be worn or displayed throughout the
MEET AND GREET 9:30 a.m.
MEETING 10- 11 a.m.
Union, Building 58 West, Third Floor, Ballrooms A and B
Network with other
parents, meet scholarship recipients and get an update on Student Affairs
programs. Dr. Quincy Gibson, lead biologist for the UNF’s dolphin research
program will help you decide if complicated relationships of dolphins could be
a reality show or a soap opera. The Parent Association Book Scholarship drawing
will take place – you must be present to win. Preview Silent Auction items and
decide what to bid on at dinner.
DIFFERENCE DAY SERVICE PROJECT 10
a.m. – 12 p.m., 1-3 p.m.
The UNF Ogier Gardens
Join millions of volunteers in the largest national day of community
service. Activities include a tour, weeding,
planting, mulching, propagating, seeding, and garden beautification.
Closed-toed shoes are highly recommended. Sunscreen, water, and gloves
will be provided. Sign-up is limited to twelve participants due to space,
please register in advance.
This event requires a separate “Product”
registration with your on-line event registration.
CRAZY OZZIE CHALLENGE 11 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 12:40
Teams of up to six family members compete
for prizes in this amazing race across campus. This event requires advance registration
and is limited to 15 teams. There are three fifty minute timeframes to choose
from. Sign up early –spots will go quickly!
event features Dr. Jason Lee’s Sports Marketing class and the UNF Swoop Squad.
This event requires a separate
“Product” registration with your on-line event registration.
WEEKEND CARNIVAL 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Union, Coxwell Amphitheater
Swoop right up to carnival games and relays sponsored by
UNF organizations. Highlights include Campus Life’s mini golf course, a petting
zoo and hayrides, souvenir photo and bead making stations, DIY tie-dye shirts
($5; $1 to tie dye your own shirt), free caricature drawings and opportunities
for photos with Ozzie! Enjoy free popcorn, cotton candy, sno-cones, and
presentations by Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History.
11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.
Union, Coxwell Amphitheater
picnic style lunch while the UNF Cheer and Jazz Ensemble II perform for your
TOURS BY REQUEST 11:30- 1 p.m.
Meet at the Parent Association Hospitality Table at the
Student Union’s Cowell Amphitheater to arrange a tour.
CONCERT featuring UNF JAZZ ENSEMBLE II Noon-1 p.m.
The award-winning UNF Jazz Ensemble II, under the direction
of Associate Professor of Music, Dennis Marks, will perform while you enjoy
SPORTS/ZIP LINE 1-5 p.m.
Oneida, Golden Pavilion, Building 54, Lot 100
Come out to paddleboard, kayak and canoe on the
beautiful Lake Oneida. Life jackets are available and required for all young
children and non-swimmers. Experience the one-of-a-kind zip line over the lake.
Due to high demand, these events require advance registration, so sign up
HEALTH SERVICES OPEN HOUSE 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Health Center, Building 39A, Second Floor, Room 2098
The clinic serves as the student’s primary health care center with unlimited free office visits. Stop
by to tour the on-campus health clinic and have all your questions answered by
UNIVERSITY 1:45-3:35 p.m.
Union, Building 58 West, Second Floor, Auditorium
Not able to make the showing on the Green? No
problem! Chill out and enjoy this matinee showing of Monsters University. Movie
run time, 110 minutes, rated G. Bring your own snacks.
TRAILS TOUR 2-3 p.m.
Robert W. Loftin Nature Trails, Golden Pavilion, Building 54, Lot 100
Immerse yourself in UNF’s natural
surroundings in the wildlife sanctuary. This walk will take you a quarter-mile
around Lake Oneida and will explore up to five fresh water habitats. Bring
water, closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather.
STUDENTS AROUND THE WORLD (open to all) 2-3 p.m.
Union, Building 58 West, Third Floor, Ballrooms
Honors students provide a multimedia presentation
that showcases their study abroad activities. This includes highlights from
spring break study abroad trips to Morocco and Peru, and the Honors summer
school at the American College in Athens, Greece.
PING PONG TOURNAMENT 3-4:30
Student Union, Building 58 East, First
Bring your doubles
A-game and compete for prizes and bragging rights! Free play begins at 2:45 p.m.; match play
begins at 3 p.m. Play to 11 points, best two out of three games, winning teams
advance to the next round. This event requires advance registration and is
limited to sixteen teams.
AT THE UNF GOLF COMPLEX 3
Event includes club rental, range balls, one cold
beverage (beer or soda). Cost: $25 per person.
This event requires a minimum of
fourteen participants (seven 2-person teams) and will only take place if there
is enough interest. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 3.
Movie run time, 110 minutes, rated G. Bring your own
STUDENT TALENT SHOW 4:30-6 p.m.
Robinson Theater, Building 14A
Organized for your
entertainment to help fund the Honors Freshman Service Project, this event benefits
the local refugee population of children who come from war-torn countries like
Burma, Ethiopia, and Afghanistan. All donations received will help fund
these events. The Honors Freshman Service Project aims to connect, understand,
and help Jacksonville and our world community.
WEEKEND DINNER 5:30-7:30
the Office of the Vice President of Student and International Affairs
special performance by UNF Jazz students
Commons, Building 16, Osprey Café
Enjoy a special dinner prepared by Executive Chef Brook
Adams especially for Family Weekend! If you missed out on your family
caricature drawing, you have another chance. Students with a Chartwells meal
plan will need to use a meal for the dinner. Don’t forget to bid on the Silent Auction items in the Café 5:30 – 7:30
OSPREY MASS 6:30-7:30
Union, Building 58 West, Third Floor, Ballrooms A & B
Join the Catholic Ospreys for mass on campus.
hosted by UNF Student Government 6:30-7:30
for an exciting, fun-filled event—Minute-to-Win-It: Family Weekend Edition. This
is a primetime style game show where contestants take part in a series of
60-second challenges that use common household items. If contestants
successfully complete a game within 60 seconds, they advance to the next level.
Players win when they can make it through the final level—who will be the next
WEEKEND AWARD PRESENTATIONS 8
Arts Center, Building 45, Lazzara Performance Hall
preface our evening entertainment with prizes, performances, and the
announcement of the Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of the Year Award.
THEY Improv Performance 8:30
Arts Center, Building 45, Lazzara Performance Hall
The audience participates by initiating the action with suggestions.
Using those suggestions THEY will perform comedic and theatrical comedy on the
spot. Audience members that participate on the stage will quickly look like
stars. THEY are going to make you laugh!
“RITES OF PASSAGE
– INTERFAITH CELEBRATION”
Everyone is invited to this interfaith celebration.
Through song, poetry, and other liturgy of different faiths and traditions,
together we will mark this important passage in life—when young adults leave
home and embark on the sacred journey of discerning their vocational callings,
unique identities, and adult values.
special performance by UNF Jazz students 10:30
a.m. -1 p.m.
Join us for a delicious buffet-style brunch. There will be another opportunity for a free
family caricature drawing. Students with a Chartwell’s meal plan will need
to use a meal for the brunch.
LAUNCH WAS SUCCESSFUL AND THE MISSION CONTINUES 11 a.m.- 12p.m.
Hosted by the UNF Counseling Center
Andrew Robinson Theater, Building 14A
on small group activities, the Counseling Center will facilitate a discussion
among parents on family transition issues throughout the semester and the
FAMILY FEUD hosted by UNF Swoop Squad 12:30- 1:30 p.m.
It’s time for the Family Feud! Reconnect with Orientation
leaders and challenge other families to a good old-fashioned round of family
fun. Survey Says!
CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA) TOURS 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m.
333 N Laura St, Jacksonville,
see MOCA’s exciting exhibitions and tours every hour. Current exhibits include Project
Atrium, a permanent collection, and featured exhibition: Get Real: New American Painting: a selection of artists providing snapshots of contemporary realist painting
in the United States. For more information visit: www.mocajacksonville.org. Admission is $5-$8 for adults, and free for UNF students with ID.
JAGUARS VS. MIAMI DOLPHINS 1
Field, 1 Everbank Field Drive, Jacksonville FF, 32202
Stand United as the Jacksonville Jaguars take on
the Miami Dolphins at Everbank Field. Discounted tickets are available through
UNF’s unique partnership with the Jags. Cost: $20 per person. Purchase Tickets , use promo code: UNFFAM
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