8:00 a.m. –
4 p.m.

Open Classrooms

Experience what Lafayette classes are like. Courses and locations will be posted in the Landis Atrium of Farinon College Center by 8 a.m. and on the Families website.

8:45 a.m. –
5 p.m.

College Store Open

Farinon Center, lower level

9 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.

Campus Tour

Markle Hall, Admissions Office

9 a.m. –
9 p.m.

Easton Public Market

325 Northampton St.
Discover the Easton Market District! Experience a butcher, a baker and a whole lot more at this vibrant, community-supported market. Shop the array of artisan food vendors and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of six unique restaurants (BBQ, Noodles, Crepes, Wood-Fired Pizza, Egyptian Cuisine, Hearty Soups & Sandwiches). Stop by the EPM Kitchen for free demos and tastings throughout the weekend. And enjoy live music, craft beer and wine from 6-9 pm on Friday and Saturday.

11 a.m. –
12:15 a.m.

Campus Tour

Markle Hall, Admissions Office

1 – 2:15 p.m.

Campus Tour

Markle Hall, Admissions Office

1:10 p.m.

Muslim Prayer Service

1017 Lehigh Street
Join the Muslim Student Association at a local prayer service at the Easton Phillipsburg Muslim Association.

2 – 3:15 p.m.

Campus Tour

Markle Hall, Admissions Office

3 – 8 p.m.

Registration Center

Farinon College Center, Landis Atrium
Pick up your registration materials and tickets. Fill out a thinking-of-you postcard for your student. Postcard mailboxes will be located in the Registration Center.  Postcards will be delivered to student mailboxes after the weekend.

3 – 8 p.m.

Selfie Spot

Farinon College Center, Landis Atrium
Take a selfie with your student – email it to yourself and share it with friends on social media! Sponsored by the Lafayette Activities Forum.

3 – 8 p.m.

Family Weekend Philanthropy Project

Pencils & Crayons for Paxinosa & Cheston (School Supply Drive)

Farinon College Center
Contribute to the Family Weekend Philanthropy Project by donating school supplies for local elementary schools. Check the list of suggested school supplies and instructions. Please bring all items to the Family Weekend Registration area in the Farinon College Center. All donated items will be given to Paxinosa and Cheston Elementary Schools. Thank you in advance for helping local elementary school students explore learning!

3 – 4:15 p.m.

Campus Tour

Markle Hall, Admissions Office

3 – 5 p.m.

Dog House Open House

633 W Monroe Street
The Dog House is an off campus Living Learning Community where six students live with and train future service dogs. Come meet Hugo, Lance & Basie to learn more about the program and see the puppies in action!

3 – 5 p.m.

Residence Life Office Open House

132 Farinon College Center

4 – 5 p.m.

Library Drop-in Reception and Tours

Skillman Library, Simon Room
Recuperate from your travels with refreshments and view the library’s fall exhibits. Tours of the award-winning library will be offered throughout the hour.

5 p.m.

Welcoming the Sabbath
Ceremony and Dinner

Hillel House, 524 Clinton Terrace
Come 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.

5–5:45 p.m.

Explore the Treasures of Special Collections

Skillman Library, second floor
Take advantage of this special opportunity to see some of the rarest items in the Special Collections and College Archives, including the Lafayette College papyrus, pages from a noted Persian manuscript, and the Marquis de Lafayette’s sword.

5 – 8 p.m.

Dinner on Your Own

Use cash or Pard Cards for dining at Upper or Lower Farinon and Simon’s Café (opens 5:30 p.m.). Local restaurant menus are available at registration.

6 p.m.

Lafayette Legacy Dinner

Marquis Hall, Bergethon Room
A celebration of alumni parents and their children who now share an alma mater. Alumni grandparents also are invited to attend. For information, call (610) 330-5040. Pre-registration required.

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball: Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

Kirby Sports Center
Come out and support the Leopards!

8 – 9:30 p.m.

Student Performance Showcase

Colton Chapel
Enjoy performances by Lafayette’s Concert Chorus, Chamber Singers, Marquis Players, Salsa Club, Percussion Ensemble, and Precision Step Team. Hear selections by Lafayette’s a cappella groups:  Chorduroys, Soulfege, and the Mar-Keys. Seating is limited—available first-come, first-served.

Family Weekend Committee members

The 2017 Lafayette Family Weekend Committee

We are thrilled to welcome you to Lafayette College. In following this year’s theme, we encourage you to 'branch out and explore' all of the wonderful opportunities available to you. Our committee has worked tirelessly to plan a weekend full of activities and events for you and your family to enjoy. Have a great weekend and Go ‘Pards!