Family and Friends Weekend Schedule

2015: October 24 to 26

 

Please visit this page periodically, because it is updated weekly.

FRIDAY, October 23

Rice Creek Tours
9 AM - 4:30 PM, Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.
Come and visit our new facility.

Open Recreation
9 AM - 12 Midnight, Lee Hall

Lap Swim

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Open Recreation
12 Noon - 11 PM, Swetman Gym, Marano Campus Center

Family & Friends Check-in
4 PM - 8 PM, Welcome Center Desk, Marano Campus Center
Pick up your registration materials and unwind after your travels in our hospitality area.

3 Point Contest
4 PM, Lee Hall Gym
Free!  Registration begins at 3:30 pm

Dining in the Dining Halls
Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat in the dining halls for $5.99 per person.  Cash is accepted at the door.  
Go to dining hall hours.

Unguided Tours of Academic Buildings:  Rich, Wilber & Park Halls, and Shineman Center
4 - 8 PM

Open Swim
4:30 - 8 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Planetarium
7 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Limited seating, please arrive early.

Splash-In Movie
8 PM - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool.
Bring your swimsuit and enjoy watching a movie while you swim.

  


SATURDAY, October 24 Return to Top

Family & Friends Check-in
9 AM - 3 PM, Welcome Center Desk, Marano Campus Center
Pick up your registration materials and unwind after your travels in our hospitality area.

Rice Creek Tours
9 AM - 3 PM, Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd.
Come and visit our new facility.

Van Shuttles to Rice Creek Field Station
9 - 11 AM:  Shuttles depart every 15 minutes.  Report to Marano Campus Center Welcome Desk
Pick-up Location:  Marano Campus Center Circle
Please e-mail kelly.perkins@oswego.edu to confirm.

Unguided Tours of the Academic Buildings:  Rich, Wilber & Park Halls, and Shineman Center
9 AM - 3 PM
Feel free to tour the academic buildings, and view the classrooms and labs. 

Dining in the Dining Halls
Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat in the dining halls for $5.99 per person.  Cash is accepted at the door.  
Go to dining hall hours.

Library Book Sale
11 AM - 3 PM, Basement, Penfield Library

Rice Creek Ramble
11 AM, Rice Creek Field Station
Join us for this free naturalist-led fall walk at Rice Creek.  We will start at main building at 11 o'clock.  Come dressed for the weather.  Since program size is limited, we are not able to accommodate groups.  An adult needs to accompany children.  If you need additional information please contact Rice Creek Field Station at 315-312-6677.

Music Department Concerts
11 AM, Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Listen to the College Choir, Chamber Singers, State Singers, College Orchestra and Concert Band. 

Open Recreation
12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT, Lee Hall

Open Swim
12 NOON - 2 PM & 4:30 - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Planetarium
1 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Limited seating, please arrive early.

Mini Carnival
1:30 - 3:30 PM, Marano Campus Center, Swetman Gym 
This free event is for students and their younger siblings.  Enjoy crafts, games, painting, coloring, bounce house and snacks.
Sponsored by Campus Life. 

Jimmy Fund Pumpkin Run
2 PM Race & 1 PM Registration at Marano Campus Center Bus Loop
An annual SUNY Oswego Greek Council unified community service event.  Each fall semester, fraternities and sororities fundraise and donate money to The Jimmy Fund.  Each fraternity and sorority also decorates pumpkins, which are placed near the end of the run.  Donations will be collected.  All are welcome to participate.  www.jimmyfund.org

Women's Ice Hockey vs. Toronto Midget Aeros
3 PM, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
To acquire tickets:  tickets.oswego.edu

Legacy Student and Parent Reception - By Invitation Only
3 - 4:30 PM,  King Alumni Hall
Legacy students (all students who have a parent who is a SUNY Oswego alum) and their families are invited to an hors d'oeuvres reception in King Alumni Hall.  Come meet and mingle with fellow alumni and other legacy students, learn about opportunities and scholarships available for our legacy students, and view old Oswego State photos, yearbooks, and memorabilia while visiting your alumni house.  Reservations are required for this event by Monday, October 20.  For more information, email alumni@oswego.edu, call 315-312-2258.  If you are a legacy student or a parent who is an alum, and you have not received an invitation to this event, please contact michelle.spinner@oswego.edu.

Dining in the Dining Halls
Enjoy all-you-care to eat in the dining halls for $5.99 per person.  Cash is accepted at the door.  Go to dininghallhours.

Buffet Dinner with Family & Friends
Menu will be posted shortly. Tickets will be available on Mon., Aug. 24.
NO REFUNDS ACCEPTED AFTER FRI., OCT. 16.  
THIS MEAL IS PRE-REGISTERED.   To acquire tickets:   tickets.oswego.edu
Due to limited space in Sheldon Hall Ballroom the Department of Campus Life will be arranging a seating chart four days prior to the event.
Meal is sponsored by Auxiliary Services.

Men's Ice Hockey vs. US National Under 18
7 PM, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Tickets will be for sale starting Mon., Oct. 6.  tickets.oswego.edu

Open Mic Night
7 PM - 10:30 PM, Penfield Library, Lake Effect Cafe
Come for your free cup of coffee and enjoy the music and entertainment.  There will be a free raffle at this event.
Sponsored by Lifestyles Center and the Department of Campus Life.

Comedian Jamie Lissow
8 PM, 101 Lanigan Hall
A Rochester native, Jamie's comedy has taken him to college campuses, The Tonight Show, Last Comic Standing, and Comedy Central.  FREE EVENT.
www.jamielissow.com

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay
8 PM, Marano Campus Center Auditorium (Room 132)
Paul's exclusive stage show, Mind Games, is the first truly interactive hypnosis stage show in the world.  FREE EVENT.
www.paulramsay.com

Open Skate
10 PM - 12 MIDNIGHT, Marano Campus Center Ice Arena
Fee:  $1 admission, $2 skate rental

 


SUNDAY, October 26  Return to Top

Dining in the Dining Halls
- Enjoy all-you-care-to-eat in the dining halls for $5.99.  Cash is accepted at the door.
Go to dining hall hours.

Unguided Tours of Campus Buildings:  Marano Campus Center Arena, Rich, Wilber & Park Halls, and Shineman Center:  10 AM - 4 PM 

Student Art Exhibition
11:30 AM - 4 PM, Penfield Library
52nd annual SUNY Oswego Juried Student Exhibition.

Open Recreation
12 NOON - 11 PM, Lee Hall

Open Swim
12 NOON - 2PM & 4:30 - 10 PM, Lee Hall Pool

Planetarium
1 PM, Shineman Center, Level 2
Limited seating, please arrive early.

Open Recreation
2 - 5 PM, Swetman Gym, Marano Campus Center

Art Department Faculty Show
2 PM - 5 PM, Art Association of Oswego, Fort Ontario, 1 E. 4th St., Oswego
The SUNY Oswego Art Department Faculty Show shares with visitors familiar themes and recent developments from the professional artists who make up the college's art department. Free.  For more information call 312-2113 or oswegoarts.org.  

Special thanks to Orientation,  Residence Life and Housing, Student Association and Auxiliary Services. Without their involvement and active support, this weekend could not have happened.