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University to Welcome Parents, Families for Family Weekend 2021
Beginning Oct. 8, Syracuse University will host Family Weekend 2021, a fall semester tradition welcoming parents and family members for a weekend filled with activities to experience campus life.
With planning efforts led by New Student and Family Programs, the schedule includes information sessions spanning topics such as study abroad, career development and off-campus living, meet-and-greets with campus departments and units, and events hosted by each school and college. The weekend also includes signature Orange After Dark programs, including a Family Fun Trivia Night and Slice It Up Family Fun Night, and the Orange football game against Wake Forest.
“Family Weekend provides parents and supportive family members with a glimpse into their student’s day-to-day life on campus as they settle into the new academic year. With opportunities to learn more about academics, social connections, campus resources and much more, the schedule features a host of ways to learn about the breadth of the student experience,” says Missy Mathis Hanlon, director in New Student and Family Programs.
Based on the success of virtual programs offered during Family Weekend 2020, the weekend will also include virtual sessions for families who cannot attend in person.
As a reminder, all visitors on campus must adhere to the University’s COVID Masking Framework.