Schedule of Events

Any news and schedule changes will be announced on the Clarkson University Parents Assocation Facebook group

Friday, October 16, 2020

Visit the Student Center Desk to pick up an event schedule, campus map & ask questions. 

  • 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Hockey Ticket Pick-up (Ticket Box Office, Cheel Campus Center) Pick up reserved hockey tickets. NOTE: If you did not purchase a ticket in advance, students and families will have to pay at the box office. Tickets for reserved seating are $14 and standing room tickets are $10. Students may sit in student section for free with ID Friday night game only.
  • 4 p.m. | Women's Volleyball vs. TBD (Alumni Gymnasium).
  • 4 p.m. | Women's Soccer vs. TBD (Hantz Turf Field).
  • 4:30-7 p.m. | Pre-Hockey Game Buffet (Cheel Barben Rooms) $16.39 plus tax
  • 5-11 p.m. | Club 99 Open (Next to Cheel Commons, Cheel) and Bar 9 Open (1st Floor, Student Center) Nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages are available for sale.
  • 5-6:30 p.m. | Family Fun: TBD (Student Center) Enjoy games, activities, giveaways, and more. Meet student leaders and get to know your student's RA. This event is perfect for the whole family! 
  • 7 p.m. | Men's Hockey vs. Minnesota State Mavericks (Cheel Arena) If you do not purchase a ticket in advance, students and families will have to pay at the box office. Tickets for reserved seating are $14 and standing room tickets are $10. Students may sit in student section for free with ID Friday night game only.

 

 

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Visit the Student Center Desk to pick up an event schedule, campus map, and ask questions. 

  • 8-9 a.m. | Clarkson School & Honors Program Continental Breakfast Reception (Cheel Barben Rooms)
  • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Hiking Trip to Stone Valley with Clarkson University Outing Club (Meet at the garden in the parking lot between the Quad and Cheel at 8:45, caravan departs at 9 a.m.) Weather permitting. 
  • 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Undergraduate Admissions Open House (Holcroft House) Younger siblings interested in Clarkson? Stop in to see one of our admissions counselors on hand to answer your questions.
  • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | Hockey Ticket Pick-up (Ticket Box Office, Cheel Campus Center) Pick up reserved hockey tickets. NOTE: If you did not purchase a ticket in advance, students and families will have to pay at the box office. Tickets for reserved seating are $14 and standing room tickets are $10. The entire arena is reserved seating and student ID is not valid for this game.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Meet and Greet with President Collins and the Parent & Family Association (ERC Atrium) Please join President Collins and members of the Parent & Family Association for a coffee hour to learn about campus updates, the Innovation Hub, and the Parent & Family Association.
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Ignite Open House (Innovation Hub, ERC) Get a tour of the new Ignite spaces within the Innovation Hub including the Dorf Makerspace, the Digital Making Suite, and the CUBE.
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Clarkson Family Paint 'n' Sip (Diversity and Inclusion Lounge, 1st Floor Student Center) Enjoy pumpkin/gourd painting, sipping hot beverages and nonalcoholic cocktails, plus photos in front of the fireplace, puzzles, and games on the lounge TV. 
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | TARS Open House (TARS, lower level B10-B Snell) Visit Clarkson's first multi-sensor studio: Take a virtual trip to your home using our VR system, test out a 3D printer, and dance in front of our Kinects. 
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Dr. Jim’s Chemistry Magic Show (Science Center 360) 
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | SPEED Team Demonstrations (Student Center Forum) Students have been hard at work on the Chem E Car and Robotics SPEED Teams (Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design). Enjoy a live demonstration and learn more about their projects!
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Career Center Open House (Career Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor ERC) Stop by with questions about internships, co-ops, and navigating the job search process. 
  • 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. | Planning for a Master's: Q&A on the Graduate School Application Process (Career Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor ERC) Drop in to ask questions about getting prepared for the graduate school application process.
Saturday, October 17 (Cont.)
  • 2 p.m. | Women's Soccer vs. TBD (Hantz Turf Field)
  • 2 p.m. | Family Fun! Cookies and Cupcakes with the Office of Student Life. Come make your own cookie-in-a-jar and decorate a candy-covered cupcake. While supplies last! (Student Organizations Suite, 1st Floor Student Center)
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Studying and Interning Abroad: A Major Component of the Clarkson Experience (Snell 213) Learn how the program works and which universities and organizations we partner with to provide your students with quality international experiences.
  • 4-6 p.m. | Student Performances (Student Center Forum) Featuring performances by Clarkson Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Dance Ensemble, and the Golden Knotes!
  • 4:30-7 p.m. | Pre-Hockey Game Buffet (Cheel Barben Rooms) $16.39 plus tax.
  • 5-11 p.m. | Club 99 Open (Next to Cheel Commons, Cheel) and Bar 9 Open (1st Floor, Student Center) Nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages are available for sale.
  • 6–6:45 p.m. | Pep Rally (Student Center Forum) Get pumped up with the Clarkson Community for the Men’s Hockey game!  The Pep Band will perform as well as Clarkson student groups—come see who wins the prized Tommy Award for the best skit!
  • 7:30 p.m. |  Men's Hockey vs. Minnesota State Mavericks (Cheel Arena) Tickets for reserved seating are $14 and standing room tickets are $10. Free open skating 40 minutes after the completion of the hockey game.
  • 9:30 p.m. | Headlining Performance: TBD (Student Center Forum)

Family Weekend Photo Gallery

Scroll through a few of the images from family weekends past. 

Lodging and Accommodations

If you are planning on attending this year’s family weekend and need lodging, we encourage you to make reservations as soon as possible. Please see this link for lodging information: www.northcountryguide.com.