Celebrate St. Cloud State

Families at Stuff-a-Husky

Celebrate Family Weekend

Families are invited to join their student Oct. 13-15 for great events and a glimpse of life at St. Cloud State.

Online Registration is closed

Onsite registration is available at Atwood Memorial Center - Main Lounge (First Floor):

  • Friday (10/13/17) - 12pm-8pm
  • Saturday (10/14/17) - 9am-3pm

Family Weekend occurs each fall as part of our Celebrate St. Cloud State weekend. Celebrate St. Cloud State programming and events are open to Family Weekend participants.

One week before the event, each registered family will receive a confirmation email with additional details about the event. On-site registration is available but we cannot guarantee availability of all items or programs, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged.


Parking in designated pay lots as well as the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp is allowed throughout the weekend at regularly posted rates.

Parking in lettered surface lots is free 5 p.m. Oct. 13 through 3 a.m. Oct. 16.

Family Weekend 2017 schedule

Friday, Oct. 13

4:30 p.m.  Student Parent Craft Night - Movie Showing: Cars 3

Contact Student Parent Support Initiative for more information.

Theatre Lounge
Atwood Memorial Center
5 p.m. Celebrate Zumba Aerobics Studio
Campus Rec 
6-9 p.m. Open Rock Wall climbing

Rock Wall
Campus Rec
5-8 p.m. Family Weekend Check-in/Registration Atwood Memorial Center Fireplace Lounge
5-9 p.m. Open Atwood Underground Bowling/Billiards Underground
Atwood Memorial Center 
7:37 p.m. Men's Hockey vs. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Game not included in Family Weekend pricing. Purchase tickets at www.scsutickets.com.
Herb Brooks National Hockey Center
8 and 10:30 p.m. Atwood Movie Night: Cars 3 Theatre
Atwood Memorial Center

Saturday, Oct. 14

9 a.m.

Registration starts at
7 a.m.
Making Strides breast cancer fundraising walk Halenbeck Hall
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Family Weekend Check-in/Registration and Activities 

Registration is $5 per person, St. Cloud State students attend for free.

Register today


  • Decorate your own coffee mug craft
  • Canoe tours (weather permitting) cancelled due to weather
  • Caricature Sketch Artists (9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
  • Atwood Underground (bowling, billiards, table tennis)
  • Huskies Cinema Showing (Cars 3) at noon, 2pm, 4pm, 8pm
  • Mini-massages (9am-noon, first come, first served)
  • Comedian Pete Lee
  • Planetarium shows at 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm (advance sign-up required, sign up when you check in!)
  • Open Rec at Campus Recreation

Stuff-A-Husky available for purchase for $10!

Atwood Memorial Center

Registration/Check-in in Fireplace Lounge
11 a.m. Family Weekend Welcome 

Featuring: Comedian Pete Lee

Click the link to check out his recent appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon!

Atwood Ballroom
10 a.m.  Huskies Soccer vs. University of Sioux Falls Husky Stadium
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Coborn Plaza Apartments tours sponsored by Residential Life Check-in table by Coffee & Bagels in Atwood Memorial Center

Transportation to and from CPA provided!

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. College of Science and Engineering Open House

Stop by ISELF to see our newest science and engineering and facility, including the Visualization Lab

Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Eastman Hall Tours

Stop by Eastman Hall to take one last peek at the pool and the gym before we renovate this historic campus landmark.

Eastman Hall
Noon-3 p.m. Husky Fan Fest BBQ

$10 per person, menu includes:
  • Hamburgers, chicken breasts and veggie burgers grilled on-site
  • Garden salad with Ranch and Italian dressings
  • Fingerling potato salad, BBQ beans, potato chips
  • Fresh fruit, assorted cookies
  • Water and Husky fruit punch

Lawn games, music and more.

This meal is campus meal plan-eligible.

Husky Pay Lot 
South of Husky Stadium
3 p.m. Huskies Football vs. Minnesota State University - Moorhead

Discounted tickets available for purchase with paid Family Weekend registration.
Husky Stadium

7:07 p.m. Men's Hockey vs. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Discounted tickets available for purchase with paid Family Weekend registration.
Herb Brooks National Hockey Center

Sunday, Oct. 15

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Garvey Dining Center Brunch

(pay at the door)

Garvey Dining Center
2 p.m.  Huskies Soccer vs. Southwest Minnesota State Husky Stadium