Family Weekend

Welcome back to campus, Fisher Families and Friends!

You're invited: October 20-22, 2023

Family Weekend is an iconic fall tradition where you can enjoy fun events, entertainment, music, and more.

Check out the full schedule and register to take part.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 20

Family Weekend Check-In
Donald E. Bain Campus Center Atrium, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Explore Rochester Table
Donald E. Bain Campus Center Atrium, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Pittsford Dairy Trip
5 p.m.-6 p.m.
*Ice cream coupon to first 50 families at check-in

Dinner
Ward-Haffey Dining Hall, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Family Portrait Photo Booth
Terrace at Tepas Commons, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. 
*no appointments necessary

S'mores and Sparklers
Terrace at Tepas Commons, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

W. Volleyball v. Houghton
Manning & Napier Varsity Gym, 7 p.m.

ROC Game Night - Twisted Trivia
Cleary Family Auditorium, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 21

“Fisher Then and Now: 75 Years of Transformation” Exhibit and Campus Art Walking Tour
Skalny Welcome Center Gallery, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Family Weekend Check-In
Donald E. Bain Campus Center Atrium, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Family Weekend Brunch
Ward-Haffey Dining Hall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fr. Al Cylwicki, CSB Open: Hole-in-One Contest
LeChase Commons, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

School of Arts and Sciences Open House
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Parking Lot Party
Growney Stadium North Entrance, 11 a.m.- Kickoff

Football v. Cortland
Growney Stadium, 12 p.m. 
*ticketed event for spectators, free for current students with ID card

Trip to Powers Farm Market
12 p.m.-2 p.m.
*Fill out Shuttle Time Slot Form at Check-In Table
*FREE pumpkin to first 20 families to Pick a Time Slot

Fall Fest
LeChase Commons, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Field Hockey v. Hartwick
Polisseni Track and Field Complex, 4 p.m.

Music & Food Trucks!
Upper Quad, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
*ticketed event, must pre-purchase meal tickets through Family Weekend Registration Ticketing System

Family Portrait Photo Booth
Terrace at Tepas Commons, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Soccer v. Houghton
Polisseni Track and Field Complex, 7 p.m.

Outdoor Movie Night
Upper Quad, 8 p.m.
*First 150 Families in Attendance receive an exclusive Family Weekend Blanket!

Sunday, October 22

Teddi Trot
7: 30 a.m.: Registration; 8 a.m.: Race start; 8:05 a.m.: Fun Run start 

Mass
Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, 10 a.m.

Coffee and Cookie Pickup
Terrace at Tepas Commons, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

JV Football v. Utica
Growney Stadium,1 p.m.

Evening Mass
Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, 7:30 p.m.

Campus Map

Find your way around campus.

Lodging

Traveling in from out of town? Information on area hotels can be found on our area accommodations page.

Questions About Family Weekend?

Questions or inquiries regarding Family Weekend may be directed to Student Engagement and Leadership by calling (585) 385-8005 or via email at campuslife@sjf.edu.