REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN Student Union (Bldg. 58), Plaza1 – 6 p.m.
Pick up your Family Weekend packet complete with schedule of events, name tags, the UNF Bookstore discount coupon and other important information. Drop off bingo prizes, nonperishable Lend-A-Wing Pantry donations and silent auction donations. Grab a “thinking of you” postcard to write a message for your student. Turn the postcards in with your student’s name and n-number when you turn in your evaluation and name tags before you leave at the end of Family Weekend. The postcards will be delivered to student mailboxes after the weekend.If you miss check-in, don’t worry. There will be a Family Weekend information table set up in the Student Union Plaza from 6 – 8 p.m. to answer questions and guide late arrivals, as well as on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.PLEASE NOTE: Name tags and wristbands are required for entry into events and should be worn or displayed throughout the weekend. Registration will also be open Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Student Union Plaza. If your student didn’t sign a waiver before the event, they must sign one at check-in.
COUNSELING CENTER CONSULTATION
The UNF Counseling Center can help assist your student with his or her personal development and potential for academic success. Also, counselors can help you prepare for transition issues throughout the semester and during the upcoming holidays. Parents/guardians with or without their student may schedule a consultation with one of our counselors. Before your arrival, please call the office directly at (904) 620-2602 to schedule your 30-minute consultation and let them know who will be included in the consultation so they will know how to prepare.
UNF OGIER GARDENSPark in Lot 18 or ride the shuttle to Lot 18 and follow the walkway to the gardens1:30 – 4 p.m. Self-guided Garden Tour4 – 5 p.m. Staff-guided Garden Tour
The Frederick and Ophelia Tate Ogier Gardens is the epicenter of innovative environmental and public health programming. Located on an acre, these organic gardens feature row crops, a wide variety of fruit trees, raised vegetable beds and peaceful sitting areas for students to relax.
UNF HEALTH PROMOTION BOD POD ASSESSMENT
Student Wellness Complex (Bldg. 61), Dr. Paul Shirley Assessment Center on the second floor1:30 – 5 p.m. by appointment only
OPEN HOUSEVarious locations, please see below2 – 4 p.m.
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:
Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) and Student Academic Support Services
Founders Hall – Bldg. 2, Suite 1200 Career Services Tom and Betty Petway Hall – Bldg. 57, Suite 2700 College Optical Roy Lassiter Hall – Bldg. 8, Suite 1303 Community First Credit Union Student Union – Bldg. 58E, Suite 1402 Disability Resource Center Tom and Betty Petway Hall – Bldg. 57, Suite 1500 Hicks Honors College UNF J. J. Daniel Hall – Bldg. 1, Suite 1600 Student Government Student Union – Bldg. 58E, Suite 3300 Thomas G. Carpenter Library Library – Bldg. 12, Lobby Writing Center Skinner–Jones Hall North – Bldg. 4, Suite 2501
MEN'S BASKETBALL INTER-SQUAD PRACTICE
UNF Arena (Bldg. 34)
2 – 4 p.m.
Stop by to get a preview of UNF Men’s Basketball and see how they are preparing for the 2017-18 season.
COLLEGE ADVISOR DROP-IN SESSIONSVarious locations, please see below3 – 4 p.m.
Academic advisors in each of the colleges will be available in their offices to answer questions regarding majors, prerequisites, degree requirements and more. Families of students with declared majors or students who have an interest in specific majors are welcome to visit with advisors. Drop in at your convenience.
LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASS
Student Wellness Complex (Bldg.61), Mind and Body Room (Room 1017)
4 – 5 p.m.
Join the Latin American Student Organization to learn basic Latin American Dance Steps, including the Bachata Dance.
WELCOME RECEPTIONStudent Union West (Bldg. 58W), Second floor Boathouse4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Gather with other parents and families to meet University administrators, faculty and academic advisors in an informal setting. Light appetizers will be served.
MOVIE AT THE COXWELL AMPHITHEATER: DESPICABLE ME 3Student Union, J.B. Coxwell Amphitheater7 p.m.
Bring out your blankets or folding chairs to enjoy some outdoor family entertainment with hot, buttery popcorn.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND LATE NIGHT BINGOHosted by the UNF Student Union AdministrationStudent Union West (Bldg. 58W), Third floor foyer and Ballrooms8:30 – 10 p.m.
Enjoy a special treat with Kilwin’s famous waffle cones and ice cream followed by exciting rounds of bingo with fun prizes students can always use.
PLEASE NOTE: Consider bringing donations for college students to be used as prizes: paper, pens, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, snacks, gift cards and toilet paper, or any of the things you might buy for your own student.
ASTRONOMY NIGHT Science and Engineering Building Roof (Bldg. 50), Fourth floor 10 – 11 p.m.
View the planets, stars and nebulae through the Department of Physics’ 14-inch telescope. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the night sky and ask questions of professors and students. Observation takes place on the roof, so dress comfortably and for the outdoors. Telescope viewings can only take place if cloud cover permits.
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