9:00 am-9:00 pm
Student Fitness Center Open
Family Weekend participants may use the fitness center for free with their wristband. Stop at the Fitness Center front desk to sign in.
9:00 am-10:30 am
Run, Walk, Stroll
Looking for a chance to get physical while taking in some fresh air? Join us for a run, walk, or stroll around GSU’s grounds. Sponsored by College of Health and Human Services.
Children’s Story Hour
The children and grandchildren of our GSU student, faculty
and staff community are invited to this special event created just for
them! Listen to stories and enjoy a milk and donut bar for the young and
young at heart. A special welcome to the young children and grandchildren
of Dual Degree Program students whether their parent is a GSU DDP alumnus,
currently attending GSU or attending one of our partner community colleges.
(The required adult chaperone can enjoy the donut bar, too! For you,
we’ll also have a coffee bar.) After story hour head over to face
painting, the photo booth, and take a dip in the Olympic-sized GSU pool!
Sponsored by the GSU Library and the Dual Degree Program
10:00 am-11:30 am
Mock Class Sessions
Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences.
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Indoor Pool Open
Student Fitness Center
Enjoy a relaxing dip in the Indoor Pool during open swim hours! Free for all Family and Friend Weekend participants with a valid wrist band.
10:00 am-4:00 pm
University Bookstore Open
Enjoy a 20% off discount on GSU imprinted items (excluding sale merchandise).
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sponsored by the College of Education.
10:00 am-7:00 pm
Hall of Governors
Grab your family and take some funny photos to commemorate GSU’s Family and Friends Weekend!
Learn to play Table Tennis
Free Table Tennis instruction by GSU’s award winning Table Tennis team.
11:00 am-3:00 pm
Hall of Governors
Show your GSU spirit by having GSU’s mascot painted on your face or any other design you would like.
12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Get a full tour of the campus and see what GSU is all about. Meet and greet the staff and faculty members and have all of your questions answered.
Alumni College Receptions
Don’t forget to stop by and visit your college’s reception.
The Balloon Man will be roving around campus during our Open Community event distributing custom made balloon characters.
12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Stuff A Bear
Hall of Honors
Build a cuddly friend to take home! All stuffed animals will include an outfit to wear. Animals are $10 each and supplies are limited.
Family Development Center Open House
Stop by the Family Development Center to see the award winning, accredited center where GSU Early Childhood Education students learn their craft. Your children can play on the playground, in the gym and in classrooms. Fun for ages birth to five!
Hayride through Manilow Sculpture Park
Enjoy a hayride through our Sculpture Park (Fee is $5 per person).
2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Wonder what your student is eating? Stop by the Café’ and have lunch with the family. Lunch menu will consist of chicken, mashed potatoes, and veggies, or your choice of soup, salad, or individual pizza. (Fee to purchase. Prices noted in Café.)
Join us for this blockbuster film! We will provide popcorn and drinks to go along with the movie. Bring the whole family and enjoy!
Wine & Painting
Sponsored by GSU Alumni Association and the College of Arts and Sciences.
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Greek Step Show
Hall of Governors (or behind CPA)
Come out and enjoy an exhibition of African American fraternities and sororities. A presentation of a tradition taken from the African boot dance.
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
GSU Promise Event
Enjoy a night of adult entertainment sponsored by the GSU Development Department.
9:30 pm-11:30 pm
GSU’s Dancing with the Faculty
Ever wanted to see your instructor cut a rug? Well here’s your chance. Come out and enjoy a night of dancing and pure fun with GSU’s faculty and staff.
Schedule of events is subject to change.