Family Weekend Schedule of Events
Join us, October 21 - 23, for the 9th Annual Family Weekend, a campus-wide event created just for families!
You're invited to spend time with your student and learn more about the UC San Diego experience. See a snapshot of last year’s schedule below. Prepare for tons of Triton fun and a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with your student!
Click on the tabs below for a brief outline of the 2015 Schedule of Events. Activities next year are subject to change. Please note that exams and other student acitivities may conflict with Family Weekend. Be sure to discuss plans for attending Family Weekend with your student before starting the registration process.
As we get closer to October, check back here for an anticipated 2016 schedule.
Climb Time | Between 1–4 p.m. (last group taken at 3:30 p.m.)
Outback Adventures Climbing Center
Zipline and Family Challenge with Outback Adventures | Between 1–4 p.m. (last group taken at 3:30 p.m.)
UCSD Challenge Course, Grove Reserve near Spanos Track
Price Center East Ballroom
Price Center West Ballroom
A Continental Breakfast of Tritons | 8–10 a.m.
Zanzibar and Town Square
Triton Ed Sessions 8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Session 1 from 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. & Session 2 from 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Sessions will include:
- The Truth About Med School
- The Social Science of Online Dating, Presented by UC San Diego Professor Kevin Lewis
- First in the Family: First Generation Parents & Families
- Cute or Creepy? Life Skills on Healthy Relationships
- The "In Betweens": A Session for Families of Sophomores and Juniors
- Beyond UC San Diego Borders: Study Abroad
- Your Well-Being: Your Success with The Zone
- One Stop Triton Resource Expo
UCSD Recreation Presents Wacky Pants Zumba | 9 –10 a.m. Town Square (by Student Services Center)
College Connections | 11 a.m. –1 p.m.
On the registration, you must indicate that you will attend this event. Selecting your student's college does not suffice.
UCSD Tritons at the San Diego Zoo | 2 – 5 p.m. (general admission)
UCSD Family Dinner 5 - 8 p.m. (exclusively for UC San Diego families)
Enjoy a fully catered family-style dinner, meet the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, be serenaded by UCSD talent, and relax with games, face painting, and a cash bar, all under the beautiful San Diego night sky.
Farewell Brunch and Family of the Year Award | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Price Center East Ballroom
Be eligible to win an Ipad, camera or Bookstore gift basket!
Special promotions for Family Weekend - Pick up your coupons at the check-in tables
- Friday – 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Saturday – 12 - 5 p.m.
- Sunday – Closed
UC San Diego Recreation Facilities
Enjoy access to all campus recreation facilities. This includes RIMAC (weight room, cardio equipment, racquetball/squash courts, locker rooms, etc.), the Canyonview Aquatic Center (two outdoor 50-meter pools), tennis courts, Main Gym complex, and track.
Visit recreation.ucsd.edu for facilities’ hours of operation.
UCSD Recreation’s Mission Bay Aquatic Center (MBAC)
1001 Santa Clara Place, San Diego, CA 92109
Friday‐Sunday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FREE STAND UP PADDLE BOARD OR KAYAK RENTAL is granted with your Family Weekend badge at UCSD Recreation’s Mission Bay Aquatic Center! Show your lanyard at the front desk to redeem your rental.
Questions about the MBAC? Please call (858) 488‐1000.
For more information contact the Parents' Helpline at (858) 534-7273, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.