Seattle University Family Weekend 2018

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901 12th Avenue

Seattle, WA 98122

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Welcome to the registration site for Seattle University's Family Weekend 2018!

Check out our itinerary and details below, and be sure to contact us at parents@seattleu.edu with any questions! The registration deadline is October 18. Pick and choose the events that work for you and your student. We want the weekend to be a chance for you to re-connect, learn more about campus and the city and have fun!

NOTE: You MUST pay the General Registration fee (per family, not per person) if you will be attending ANY events in Family Weekend. Some ticketed events sell out so please register soon.

The only exception is for Choir Concert tickets ONLY. If you will be attending a Choir Concert only, you may reserve your free tickets here and you will not need to pay the General Registration fee.

All breakfast, brunch and dinner tickets are per person. Please be sure to include a ticket for your student with your purchase!


Please note: some programs may be deleted/added or locations changed.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration (Student Center Hearth)
Pick up your Family Weekend Packet that includes a map and other informative handouts.

2:30 p.m. Clinical Nursing Lab Tour (departs from Student Center Hearth) SU’s Nursing Clinical Performance Lab (CPL) is highly utilized and a site of innovative teaching and learning. Located at Swedish Cherry Hill Medical Center, the CPL is a state-of-the-art, 20,000 square foot facility housing nursing simulation suites, skills laboratory areas, teaching spaces and a research commons. Join us to tour the space and learn about nursing education at SU.

3:00 p.m. Garden Tour (departs from Student Center Hearth)
Enjoy Seattle U’s incredible grounds. Meet at the Student Center before going on a tour of the campus gardens led by the staff members who so diligently care for them.

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. STEM Research Showcase (Bannan Science Building Atrium) Meet outstanding student researchers and faculty mentors who are investigating contemporary issues in Science, Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics.

Dinner on Your Own
Our neighborhood is full of great places to dine. Feel free to check out one of the local restaurants suggested in our dining handout.

6:00 p.m. Legacy Family Pinning Ceremony (Campion Ballroom)
Are you a member of a multi-generation Seattle U family? Join us as we honor our Seattle University legacy families with a pinning ceremony and reception. This event is open to all current legacy students and their Seattle U alumni family members. Legacy alumni will celebrate their family legacy by pinning their students with a Seattle U legacy pin. Separate registration required. Please visit: this link to register.

7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Choir Concert (Chapel of St. Ignatius)
Join us for the first performance of the 2018-2019 Seattle University Choirs, and get a sneak peek into some of the concert repertoire we're preparing for the coming year! SU Choirs maintain an active performance schedule on campus and off, including performances at major University events, charitable fundraiser performances, and twice-yearly concerts at Seattle's beautiful Jesuit parish, St. Joseph's. In 2018-2019 the choirs will host and/or collaborate with several exciting guest artists throughout the year, including professional men's vocal ensemble Cantus and internationally-renowned mezzo soprano Clara Osowski. Admission for this concert is free, but tickets/reservations are required. Seat reservations are held until 10 minutes before the performance, at which time seating becomes first come, first served. A freewill offering will be taken, with all proceeds benefiting the SU Choral Program. Students interested in singing at SU can contact Dr. Leann Conley-Holcom, Director of Choral & Vocal Activities, at conleyholcol@seattleu.edu.

7:00 p.m. Men's Soccer vs University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (Championship Field) Cheer on the Redhawks! Free special Family Weekend tickets available for downloading or printing here: https://goseattl.eu/2woL4BC.

7:00 p.m. D1 Improv Show (Pigott Auditorium)
Enjoy an evening of comedy with our own Seattle U improv group. Our creative students will make you laugh!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

8:30 am - 9:30 a.m./10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Registration (Campion Lobby)
Pick up your Family Weekend Packet that includes a map and other informative handouts.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Family Weekend Keynote (Campion Ballroom)
*A featured event during Family Weekend* Join other students and families for a light breakfast and address from our president, Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J. Fr. Steve will discuss the "State of the University " and his hopes for the 2018-19 year. $7 each. Tickets required.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Family check-in with the VP for Student Development (Family members only) (Student Center 160) Join Dr. Alvin Sturdivant, Vice President for Student Development, for a conversation about the year ahead and how families can support students in taking part in the full Redhawk Experience.

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. "The Changing World of Work" (Student Center 160) What does the future of work look like with the convergence of education, innovation and career? In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees might surprise you. Come hear from our experts in the Career Engagement Office.

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 1:00) A Conversation with Khaled Hosseini (Pigott Auditorium) Author Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And The Mountains Echoed) talks about his writing and philanthropic efforts in Afghanistan with Sonora Jha, PhD, author of the novel, Foreign, and SU Professor of Journalism. Joining them onstage is Razia Jan, founder and president of Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation, which empowers girls and young women through community-based education in Deh’Subz, Afghanistan. Hosted by Seattle University College of Arts and Sciences. Free, priority seating with online RSVP but space is very limited. Separate reservation required: https://suconversationwithkhaledhosseini.eventbrite.com Choose "Register," and on the next page, "Enter Promotional Code." Use promotional code FamilyWeekend. If you receive the message that it is not available, it means the ticket category is sold out.

3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Hall Council’s Family Activity (Residence Hall Lobbies)
Come enjoy fun family festivities put on by your student's own Hall Council. Activities will be provided for you and your student to make sure that your student has a little something to remind them of home while they are here at SU.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Family Weekend Dinner Show (Campion Ballroom)
A Family Weekend favorite! A welcome from our Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU) president, Jess Juanich, begins an evening of fun and entertainment. Enjoy a performance by “The Coats,” Seattle’s amazing a capella sensations!
$22 each. Tickets required.

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. KXSU Student Showcase (Student Center 160) Experience some of the great student talent that is on the SU campus! See student musicians, artists, and performers take the stage and the microphone to entertain you, hosted by Seattle University’s Student-Run Radio Station 102.1 FM KXSU!


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

9:00 a.m. Family Mass (Chapel of St. Ignatius)
Families are invited to attend this Sunday Mass with the Seattle University Community. All denominations are welcome.

10:15 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Brunch with the Jesuits (Campion Ballroom)
Join the university’s Jesuit community for a brunch to celebrate the families, students, and community that make Seattle U special.
$15 each. Tickets required.

1:00 p.m. Men’s’ Soccer vs Incarnate Word (Championship Field) Rock the field with Redhawk pride! Free special Family Weekend tickets available for downloading or printing here: https://goseattl.eu/2woL4BC.


Family Weekend parking is free with a special Family Weekend permit in any campus parking lot. A link to print the parking permit will be sent in a confirmation email about a week before the program.

Meet the students behind Seattle University’s 16-hour Dance Marathon; the largest student led philanthropic effort on campus. The event raises money for Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund and Strong Against Cancer Initiative. This year our students hope to raise $206,000!! You'll have a chance to learn more about Dance Marathon and how your student can get involved today! Learn more about SU's Dance Marathon here. Your student can get connected with Dance Marathon through ConnectSU and through their social media pages.

The Campus Store is open on Friday until 5:00 and on Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00. Use the coupon in your packet to stock up on SU swag!

Be sure to use your Eisiminger Fitness Center pass to work out for free!


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Seattle University

901 12th Avenue

Seattle, WA 98122

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