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Family Weekend



October 19-21, 2018



**Registration is required for events linked in blue. For all other events, registration is not required but preferred. Register through the Emory Homecoming website.

Friday, October 19

Free parking available at Peavine Parking Deck after noon

1:00 p.m.--4:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Check-in Desk--Cox Hall Clock Tower

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.:  Sessions

2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Session

3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Session

3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.:  Sessions

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.:  “One Emory, Many Voices: A Town Hall with President Claire E. Sterk” Please join alums and families for an interactive discussion with President Sterk. (Cox Hall Ballroom)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Athletics Parent and Alumni Reception. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres with fellow athletic parents and alumni for a meet and greet with Assistant Vice President/Clyde Partin Sr. Director of Athletics, Mike Vienna. (Woodruff PE Center)


Saturday, October 20

Free parking available all day in Peavine and Fishburne Parking Decks

8:00 a.m. Homecoming/Family Weekend 5K Run through Lullwater Park, Register and start at SAAC, Clairmont Campus

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Family Weekend Information Desk – Cox Hall Clock Tower

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.:  Hard Hat Tours of Campus Life Center—CLC Construction Site
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the new Campus Life Center! Space is very limited, so registration is required. Hard hat tour participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Guests under 21 are not able to participate due to safety concerns. Tours depart at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and Noon. Those unable to participate can check out a virtual reality experience of the new Campus Life Center during the Festival on the Quad. No Charge, but registration required via 

10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.: Family Weekend Dooley’s Brunch- Enjoy brunch with your student at the DUCling! Students with Meal Plan A receive 15 guest passes per semester to be used exclusively at Dobbs Market. Students must accompany parents when dining and simply use their EmoryCard and note they are using guest passes.

Other dining options where Dooley Dollars* may be used: The Depot, Highland Bakery in Goizueta Business School, SAAC Café, and Starbuck’s at Emory Bookstore.  *Dooley Dollars are separate from the meal plan and are used as a declining balance. 

10:00 a.m-11:30 a.m.: Annual Legacy Brunch and Pinning Ceremony. A legacy is a child, grandchild or sibling of an Emory alumnus. By invitation only.  (Miller-Ward Alumni House)

10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.: Admission Information Session, Emory University Office of Undergraduate Admission

Information session with details about Emory's admission and financial aid processes geared to high school aged students and their families; optional admissions tour of campus 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM with reception following at 12:45 – 1:15 PM.
Registration required at: (Oxford Road Building)

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Sessions

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sweets Social at Emory Bookstore, 2nd floor

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Faculty session

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Sessions

Noon, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.: Children’s Costume and Reading at the Emory Bookstore. Children’s section, First Floor. 

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Emory Street Eats Food Truck Park
South Kilgo Circle (Between the Admin Building and Carlos Hall)

1:00 p.m. - Emory Swim & Dive Meet vs. Queens University (Woodruff PE Center)

1:30 p.m.: Homecoming Parade: Begins at Glenn Memorial Church, proceeds down Dowman Drive to Eagle Row.

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Homecoming Concert and Festival. Open to all families. (The Quad)

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Emory Bookstore Pop-Up Store (The Quad)

6:00 p.m. Emory Sports Hall of Fame
Please join us as we celebrate outstanding athletic achievement by honoring new inductees into the prestigious society of those who have influenced the Athletics program the most. Cocktail reception from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m., program and dinner will start promptly at 6:50 p.m. Registration required. (Cox Hall Ballroom)

8:00 p.m.:  Emory University Symphony Orchestra: The Emory University Symphony Orchestra and Buenos Aires Tango musicians Sonia Possetti and Damián Bolotin partner with the EUSO to present an evening of Latin American orchestral works as part of their Emory residency. Saint Saëns’s “Organ Symphony” completes the program. Paul Bhasin conducts. Free tickets required:  

(Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts)


Sunday, October 21

11:00 a.m. Emory University Worship

Glenn United Memorial Church calendar:

Other religious observances please refer to the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life at:

4:-00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.:  Family Concert. Just Jazzin’ Around. Free, no tickets required. (Carlos Museum)

4:00 p.m.:  Emory Wind Ensemble

(Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts)

The Emory Wind Ensemble and two Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians (Stuart Stephenson, principal trumpet, and Emily Brebach, oboe/English horn) will present two exciting wind concerti: Jolivet’s Second Concerto for Trumpet, and Weber’s Concertino for Oboe and Winds. Paul Bhasin conducts. Free with no tickets required. 

Throughout the weekend:

Free WoodPec and SAAC admittance for Family Weekend attendees

Lost and Found and AMUC information: AMUC Ticket Desk, 404-727-8425



Family Weekend 2019

October 25-27, 2019