Celebrate St. Cloud State

Celebrate St. Cloud State


Celebrate St. Cloud State

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Celebrate Family Weekend

Registration

General registration costs $5 (free for St. Cloud State students). Additional items and events are available as add-on purchases at a discounted rate. Please register during check-in.

Families are invited to join their student for a weekend full of great events and get a glimpse of life on the St. Cloud State campus and community!

Family Weekend occurs every fall as part of Fall Celebrate St. Cloud State weekend, which includes even more programming and events that are open to Family Weekend participants.

Family Weekend 2016 schedule

Friday, Sept. 16

5-8 p.m. Family Weekend check-in and registration Campus Involvement Front Desk - Atwood Memorial Center
5-8 p.m. Atwood Underground open Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level
5 p.m. FREE Glow-in-the-dark ZUMBA for Students, Parents, and Families Campus Recreation Center - Aerobics Studio 53
5:45 p.m. Atwood Movie Showing: Finding Dory

Special showing for student parents/families

Atwood Theatre
8 and 10:30 p.m. Atwood Movie Showing: Finding Dory Atwood Theatre

Saturday, Sept. 17

9 a.m. Family Weekend check-in and registration Campus Involvement Front Desk - Atwood Memorial Center
11 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom
11:15 a.m. Comedian Tyler Boeh Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom
9 a.m.-noon FREE Chair Massages

Individual massages will be 3-5 minutes each and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Must be registered for Family Weekend to participate.

Sponsored by Woodlands Chiropractic Clinic.

Atwood Glacier Room
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Planetarium Shows: 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Wick Science Building - Planetarium
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Stuff-a-Husky

Add on:

  • Husky: $10
  • Husky sweatshirt: $5
Atwood Memorial Center - Main Lounge
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Craft: Decorate your own photo frames and Family Photo Booth Atwood Memorial Center - Voyageurs Room
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Bike tours and rentals

Rental period is one hour. Families can chose between a guided or self-guided tour. MUST sign up in advance at check-in.

Atwood Mall
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Canoe tours on the Mississippi (weather and river conditions permitting)

Canoe tours will be two hours each on a 3 mile stretch down the Mississippi River. Transportation and safety equipment will be provided. MUST sign up in advance at check-in.

Campus Rec Center - Halenbeck Hall
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Open Rec Center and Climbing Wall Campus Rec Center - Halenbeck Hall
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Atwood Underground open Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Family photo station Atwood Memorial Center - Main Lounge
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tour the Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF)

St. Cloud State's state-of the art laboratory and classroom building. Tour highlights include:

  • Classroom of the Future
  • Visualization Laboratory
  • 3-D Printing Lab
ISELF Buliding
Noon-8 p.m Atwood Movie Showing: Finding Dory

Showings at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Atwood Theatre
12:30 p.m. Huskies Fan Fest

Join us for an afternoon of fun featuring a performance by pop-country band Diamondback as well as lawn games, bounce houses and other fun family activities.

Add on: Barbeque tailgate meal is available for $10 featuring hamburgers, chicken breasts and veggie burgers on the grill, as well as four side options, beverages and dessert.

Husky Stadium
3 p.m. Huskies Football vs. Minnesota State University Mankato

Add on: Tickets for Family Weekend attendees cost $10 for adults, FREE for St. Cloud State students and children 12 and younger with paid adult.

Husky Stadium
4-9 p.m. Atwood Underground open Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level

Sunday, Sept. 18

9 a.m. Brunch

Garvey Commons: $9 per person (pay at the door)

Brunch also is available from several Huskies Athletics corporate sponsors in St. Cloud including:

  • Green Mill: 9-11 a.m.
  • Granite City: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Famous Dave's: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • St. Cloud Country Club

(Attendees are responsible for their own meal costs. Reservations encouraged.)

St. Cloud/Garvey Commons
2 p.m.  Atwood Movie Showing: Finding Dory Atwood Theatre
All day Tour St. Cloud with your student On your own
Noon-5 p.m. Atwood Underground open Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level

More events

  • Celebrate St. Cloud State

    Check out the main calendar:

    • Holes Hall Commemoration
    • Alumni Art Exhibit
    • and more!
    View the schedule
  • Celebrate Alumni

    View events for alumni returning to campus. View the schedule