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

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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 - Welcome and Introduction to Student Success Office and Coaching Model, Soda Activity Center, Moraga Room

3-5pm - Explore!

  • "Healthy Habits for Life" with Dr. Ali Razapur, Soda Activity Center
  • Residence Hall Association (RHA) "First Friday", De La Salle Quad
  • Student Success Office Open Houses
    • Filippi Academic Hall, Room 190 
    • Filippi Administrative Building, Main Floor

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

7pm - BINGO Night, Dryden Hall

Saturday, Oct. 8

9-10am - Check in continues; Continental Breakfast, Chapel Plaza

10am-12pm - Interest Sessions and Tours

 10-11am (choose one)

  • Gaels Go Global, Dante 204
  • Chapel Tour with Mission and Ministry, Chapel
  • Meditation with Brother Camillus, Delphine Lounge

11am-12pm (choose one)

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

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

1pm - Performance by Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano

2-4pm - Academic Showcases...You can choose more than one!

4-5:30pm - Wine and Cheese Reception, Chapel Plaza

5:30pm - Dinner and Evening on your own

Sunday, Oct. 9

11am - Family Mass

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