Parent & Family Weekend

Parent and Family Weekend is a time for families to reconnect with their students, other Saint Mary's families, faculty, and staff.  Click here to join the Family Listserv and receive the latest news from Saint Mary's!  You can also like us on Facebook.


October 7-9, 2016*

*For those arranging flights and/or time off work, events begin around 1pm on Friday (Oct. 7) and wrap up with a Family Mass and Brunch on Sunday (Oct. 9).   

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  • Overnight Accomodations

    If you require overnight lodging at the time of Parent and Family Weekend, see the link below for hotels in the Concord/Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek/Lafayette area.

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Friday, Oct. 7

9am - 2pm - Fair Trade Friday, Mission and Ministry Center

12-2pm - Check In

12-1pm - Lunch available in Oliver Hall ($6/person)

2-3pm - Intro Student Success Office and Coaching Model, Soda Activity Center, Moraga Room

3-5pm - Explore!

  • Student Success Office Open House, Filippi Administrative Building, Filippi Academic Hall (Room 190)
  • Residence Hall Association (RHA) "First Friday", De La Salle Quad

5-7pm - Dinner Available, Oliver Hall ($6/person)

7pm - BINGO Night, Dryden Hall

Saturday, Oct. 8

9am - "Meet the Brothers" and Continental Breakfast, Chapel Plaza

10am-12pm - Interest Sessions and Tours


 10-11am (choose one)

  • Everything You Need to Know about Study Abroad, Dante 204
  • Chapel Tour with Mission and Ministry, Chapel
  • Meditation with Brother Camillus, Delphine Lounge

11am-12pm (choose one)

  • Residence Hall Tours
  • Safety and Security at Saint Mary's, Filippi Academic Hall, Room 145
  • Decision 2016, Filippi Academic Hall, Room 130


12-2pm - BBQ Lunch, De La Salle Quad

2-4pm - Academic Showcases

  • 31st Annual School of Science Poster Session and Awards Ceremony, Brousseau Hall
  • School of Economics and Business Administration Open House, Galileo Hall, 3rd Floor
  • "Open House of the Arts" by School of Liberal Arts, Museum Courtyard

4-5:30pm - Wine and Cheese Reception, Siena Hall Garden

5:30pm - Dinner and Evening on your own

Sunday, Oct. 9

11am - Family Mass

12pm - Brunch available in Oliver Hall ($6/person)