3–8 p.m.
Registration Center​ ​

Outside ~ Pardee Patio 

Come say hello and check-in! Pick up your registration materials and tickets. Decorate a thinking-of-you postcard for your student at the Registration Center. Postcards will be delivered to student mailboxes after the weekend!

3–8 p.m.
Family Weekend Philanthropy Project

ProJeCt of Easton Outside ~ Pardee Patio 

Please contribute to the Family Weekend Philanthropy Project by donating to Easton’s ProJeCt of Easton, which has been working to break the cycle of poverty in the Lehigh Valley by providing free literacy, educational programs, and assistance with basic needs since 1968. A list of suggestions may be viewed HERE. Please bring your items to the Family Weekend Registration area in Farinon College Center. All donated items will be personally delivered to ProJeCt by students of the committee following Family Weekend. Representatives from ProJeCt will be on hand to answer questions regarding the agency, community needs, and the impact the College and your contributions will have on the clients they serve. Thank you in advance for helping this worthy local organization.

3–5 p.m.
Residence Life Drop-In Hours

132 Farinon College Center ~ masks required, please!

Are you curious about Lafayette campus living? Stop by Residence Life headquarters in Farinon to see the office and ask your questions about Residence Life.

3–5 p.m.
Intercultural Development and Gender & Sexuality Resource Center Drop-In Hours

107 & 124 Farinon College Center ~ masks required, please!

Stop by to say hello to the staff, tour the space, and learn about resources and programs available for students!

4–5 p.m.
Campus Solar Array Tour

This event is sold out!
Kirby Sports Center, meet at the Kirby Sports Center Atrium 

Installation of solar panels began June 1 on the sun-soaked roof of Kirby Sports Center. Come tour the project “intended to visually articulate to the Lafayette community and visitors the College’s commitment to achieve carbon neutrality and use the campus as a living laboratory.” Learn how it will provide experiential learning opportunities for students and how faculty will integrate the project into courses.

Guides: Delcia Nahman, Director of Sustainability, Kira Lawrence, Professor of Geology, and Bruce Ferretti, Executive Director of Facilities

(Limited to 10 people; please sign up when you register online.)

4–5 p.m.
Library Self-Tours

 Skillman Library, Simon Room ~ masks required, please!

View the Library’s fall exhibits and the Marquis de Lafayette’s sword in Special Collections, and experience all the resources and study spaces in our award-winning library.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Marquis Parents Council Reception with President Hurd

Kirby Hall of Civil Rights outdoor plaza ~ by invitation only ~ masks required, please!

An opportunity for President Hurd to thank parents who have supported the College at the Marquis Society level and develop parent camaraderie.

5 p.m.
Welcoming the Sabbath Ceremony and Dinner

Hillel House, 524 Clinton Terrace ~ masks required, please!

Join the students and faculty of Hillel in celebrating the Sabbath. Services begin at 5 p.m. A community dinner will be served at 6 p.m. No RSVP necessary.

5–8 p.m.
Dinner on Your Own

Use cash or Pard Dollars for dining at Upper or Lower Farinon and Simon’s Café. Or, students are invited to bring visiting family or friends to a meal in Upper. All Meal Plans include an allotment of meals to facilitate dining with non-student guests. Unused guest meals do not carry forward from semester to semester. Check out local options here, including the spectacular Easton Public Market, open until 8pm.

6–8 p.m.
Legacy Celebration and Pinning Ceremony

Under the Tent on the Quad ~ by invitation only ~ masks required, please!

The Lafayette Alumni Association honors Legacy family’s role in continuing this Lafayette tradition.

6-7:45 p.m.
Sustainability S’mores and Tours

LaFarm, Metzgar Fields

Head to LaFarm by the off-campus sports fields for some s’mores and a self-guided tour of Lafayette’s own farm. See the produce grown by students and learn more about our campus sustainability initiatives.

Guide: Delicia Nahman, Director of Sustainability and Lisa Miskelly, Assistant Director of Food & Farm

Provide your own transportation or you can jump on the LCAT Shuttle on campus at Kirby Sports Center (Hamilton and Pierce streets) at 5:20 p.m., which will  drop you off at LaFarm; the return shuttle will pick up at LaFarm at 7:55 p.m.

8–9:30 p.m.
Student Performance Showcase featuring President Nicole Hurd

~ This event is postponed; we will attempt to record it or reschedule it for a future date~