Sample Family Weekend Schedule

Please note: Some of the times below may change. This is a SAMPLE schedule only. A more detailed and complete schedule will be available by mid-September.

Friday

10 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Tours of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, downtown Binghamton

2 – 3 p.m. Open House: Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science Advising

2 – 4 p.m. Decker School of Nursing Peer Advisor Meet and Greet and Simulation Lab Tour

4 – 7 p.m. Family Weekend Check-In and Registration

4 – 11:30 p.m. Exercise at Campus Rec

6:30 p.m. Shabbat Services with Hillel followed by dinner

6:30 p.m. Shabbat Services with Chabad

7 – 9 p.m. Family Fun Bonfire and S'mores

7:45 p.m. Evening Walk in the Nature Preserve with guide

7 and 10 p.m.  Late Nite Cinema: family friendly movie

Saturday

8 a.m. – noon Family Weekend Check-In and On-site Registration

  • Enjoy morning hospitality and coffee

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Vendor Hall: Meet our Family Weekend Sponsors!

9 a.m. Shabbat Services with Hillel

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Exercise at Campus Rec

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Family Weekend Kick-off and keynote speaker 

9:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) Open House

10 a.m. Shabbat Services with Hillel

10 a.m. Parent’s Role in Your Student’s Career: Tips and Strategies to Maximize Success!

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Zoomobile

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Harpur Edge Open House

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Coffee Hour with Hinman Staff

11 a.m. – noon What You Need to Know About Fraternity and Sorority Life  

  • Offered again at noon

11 a.m. to noon Education Abroad: Why, When, Where and How?

  • Offered again at noon

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Health Promotion and Prevention!  Play a game and win a prize!

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Great Duck Hunt: Apartment Communities

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bearcat Family Photos at the Events Center

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Family Weekend Lunch and Baxter’s Spirit Celebration at the Events Center (must pre-purchase tickets during registration)

12 – 2 p.m. Shabbat Lunch with Chabad

12 – 3 p.m. CIW Fall Festival

12 – 4 p.m. University Art Museum

1 – 2 p.m. Nature Preserve Tour. Sponsored by Friends of the Nature Preserve

– 3 p.m. Open House at Newman House, Catholic Church at Binghamton University 

1 – 3 p.m. Newing Autumn Bowl

3 p.m. Family Weekend Concert: University Symphony Orchestra, University Wind Symphony, Harpur Chorale, Women’s Chorus and Chamber Singers  

4 p.m. Catholic Liturgy

6:30 p.m. Seudat Shlishit (light dinner) followed by singing

7 – 9 p.m. Absolutely A Cappella performance

7:30 p.m. Hillel Services

8 p.m. – midnight Late Nite Carnival

9:30 p.m. Comedy Show, The Second City Improv Troupe at Events Center (must pre-purchase tickets during registration)

Sunday

8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Catholic Liturgy

9 a.m. (check-in beginning at 8 a.m.) 8th Annual Running with the Goats Fun Run/ Walk (Pre-Registration BEFORE Family Weekend is REQUIRED)

9 – 10 a.m. Exercise at Campus Rec

9 – 10:30 a.m. Out-of-State Families: Bagels and Coffee Mixer

10 a.m. Nature Preserve Tour Sponsored by Friends of the Nature Preserve

10 – 11 a.m. Dickinson Community Family Breakfast

10 – 11 a.m. The Graduate School presents: Accelerate Your Education- 5 Years, 2 Degrees

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bearcat Family Photos at Baxter’s bench in the Union

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit the University Bookstore

11 a.m. Supporting Your LGBTQ Student (FOR FAMILIES ONLY)

11:30 a.m. Family Brunch hosted by Hillel