Saturday, October 21

  • REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN
    Student Union (Bldg. 58), Plaza
    9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Pick up your Family Weekend packet complete with schedule of events, name tags and other important information. Drop off nonperishable Lend-A-Wing donations and Silent Auction donations.

  • PARENT MEET AND GREET
    Student Union West (Bldg. 58 W), Third floor, Ballrooms A and B
    10 – 10:45 a.m.

    Network with other parents, learn how you can make a difference, and connect with UNF Student Affairs leadership.
  • PARENTS ASSOCIATION MEETING
    Student Union West (Bldg. 58 W), Third floor, Ballrooms A and B
    10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

    This meeting will include an update on the University and scholarship recipients will share how your donations helped make a difference in their lives. Attendees will also have the chance to preview Silent Auction items that will be available for bidding at the Saturday dinner. The Parent Association Bookstore Scholarship drawing will take place, and you must be present to win.

     

  • FAMILY WEEKEND PICNIC featuring UNF JAZZ ENSEMBLE II
    Cosponsored by Community First Credit Union
    Student Union (Bldg. 58), Plaza
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Enjoy a picnic style lunch (lunch will be served until 1 p.m.) while the Jazz Ensemble II performs for your entertainment. Visit with various clubs, organizations and departments and enjoy activities such as: DIY tie-dye shirts provided by Baptist Collegiate Ministries ($5, or $1 to tie-dye your own shirt), free caricature drawings, clay pot painting, beading activities, shuffleboard and tours of the Ogier Gardens at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • UNF SOFTBALL v. ST. JOHNS RIVER COLLEGE DOUBLEHEADER

    Softball Complex (Bldg. 31)

    1 p.m. 

    No tickets required.

  • STUDENTS AND FAMILIES v. FACULTY VOLLEYBALL AND BASKETBALL
    UNF Fieldhouse (Bldg. 26)
    1:30 p.m.

    Join UNF faculty, parents and students for a fun co-recreational volleyball or basketball game. Don’t wish to play on a team? That’s ok – spectators are welcome to cheer on the teams!
  • STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES OPEN HOUSE
    Student Health Center (Bldg. 39A), Room 2098
    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

    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 our staff.
  • PINGPONG TOURNAMENT
    Hosted the UNF Student Union Administration
    Student Union East (Bldg. 58E), First floor
    1:30 and 4 p.m.

    Bring your doubles A-game and compete for prizes and bragging rights. This event requires advanced registration and is limited to 16 teams per tournament.

    PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited for this event and requires a separate “product” registration with your online registration.
  • HICKS HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS AROUND THE WORLD (open to all)
    Student Union Auditorium (Bldg. 58), Second floor
    2 – 3 p.m.

    The Hicks Honors College students provide a multimedia presentation that showcases their study abroad activities.
  • OPEN HOUSE/TOURS OF THE FLATS
    The Flats, 4850 1st Coast Tech Pkwy
    3 – 5 p.m.

    Does your student want the off-campus experience with the benefits of living on-campus? Check out The Flats at UNF! The Flats at UNF community offers a true apartment-style living option for upper-class students complete with individual contracts and monthly rent payments. With amenities such as on-site parking, an Osprey Connector shuttle stop, 24-hour Welcome Desk, two pools, fitness center and study center (to name a few), what’s not to like?
  • HONORS TALENT SHOW
    Andrew Robinson Theater (Building 14A)
    4:30 – 6 p.m.

    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 projects. The Honors Freshman Service Project aims to connect, understand and help Jacksonville and our world community.
  • FAMILY WEEKEND DINNER
    Hosted by the Office of the Vice President of Student & International Affairs
    Osprey Commons (Bldg. 16), Osprey Café
    5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

    Enjoy a special dinner prepared by the Chef just for Family Weekend. The Café seats 650 on two floors with multiple stations of traditional and specialized food selections. Check out the “Balance U” program with complete nutritional information to help your student make healthy food choices. If you missed out on your free family caricature drawing, you have another chance. Please check out our Silent Auction items at the Cafeteria and consider making a purchase to help us increase the number of scholarships we can award. Students with a meal membership will need to use a meal swipe.
  • CATHOLIC OSPREY MASS
    Student Union Auditorium (Bldg. 58), Second floor
    7:30 – 8:45 p.m.

    Join the Catholic Ospreys for mass on campus.
  • DAVID and LEEMAN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT SHOW
    Fine Arts Center (Bldg. 45), Lazzara Performance Hall
    8:15 p.m.

    The mind-blowing and irreverent duo David and Leeman have been seen all over the world, including at tech schools in Kharagpur, India, under festival tents in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and next to automobile manufacturing plants in Wolfsburg, Germany. The pair have appeared on The Today Show, The Late Show, Penn and Teller: Fool US and were semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent. David and Leeman have been praised by Howie Mandel, Queen Latifa, Heidi Klum, Wayne Brady, Mel B, Lester Holt and Howard Stern, not to mention the thousands who have seen them live and the millions who have watched them on TV.