October 7-8, 2016

To register for Family & Friends Weekend please complete the information below and submit no later than Friday, October 2nd.


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Event Date Time Event Name Location Price Number of Attendees
Thursday, October 6
Thursday, October 6 4:30pm-7:30pm GSU Alumni Art 2016 Show -- GSU Visual Arts Gallery
Curated by Sergio Gomez, director of exhibitions at the Zhou B. Art Center, director of Art NXT Level Projects, faculty at South Suburban College.
GSU Visual Art Gallery Free N/A
Friday, October 7
Friday, October 7 6:30 pm-9:00pm

Generations Meet and Greet: All College Alumni Social

The College of Arts & Sciences,
College of Business,
College of Education, and
College of Health and Human Services
has joined the GSU Foundation to plan a festive and exciting evening for our alumni.

Pre-registration is required for this event.

E-Lounge Please Register
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Friday, October 7 6:30 - 8:00 PM Share Your Story
You are invited to tell us your fondest story or memory of GSU on camera. - Sponsored by the GSU Library.
E-Lounge Free  
Friday, October 7 7:30 pm

Step Show

Featuring: SHAGG
Shagg Nice, an alum of Chicago State, has thrived in the Chicago radio scene for 10+ years. Shagg is one half of the radio power house “The Hot Boyz.” As a passionate Virgo, it’s no mystery as to why his
charismatic voice is a popular radio personality in Chicagoland.

DJ NEPHETS Dj Nehpets, legendary producer from Dance Mania Records, is on air host/mixer on Power 92 Chicago. Catch him playing hits and breaking new music with Dj Pharris on air from 10 p.m. to 2 a .m.

Center for Performing Arts Advance Tickets: $10
At the Door Tickets: $20
GSU Students: 5.00
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Saturday, October 8
Saturday, October 8 9:30 am Registration      
Saturday, October 8 All Day Recreation and Fitness Center

Family and Friends Weekend participants may use the fitness center for free with their wristband.
Stop at the fitness center front desk to sign in.
Fitness Center Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 10:00am

Run, Walk Stroll & Roll

Departs from F-Wing Entrance - Self-Guided, Go-at-Your-Own-Pace (Maps provided)
Looking for a chance to get physical while taking in some fresh air? Join us for a non-competitive run, walk, stroll, or roll around GSU's grounds. Refreshments afterwards at E/F Wing Entrance. Sponsored by College of Health and Human Services.

Departs from F-Wing Entrance Free Number attending*  
Saturday, October 8 10:00am - 12:00pm Story Time Wonderland- Library

Fairytales, ghost stories, and more…OH MY! Join us for an hour of stories fit for kids of all ages. Participants can journey to different parts of the wonderland to hear various stories and create fun story-themed crafts. Sponsored by the GSU Dual Degree Program
Library Free Number attending*  
Saturday, October 8 10:00am - 3:00pm

Indoor Pool - Open Swim

Enjoy a relaxing dip in the indoor pool during open swim hours! Free for all Family and Friends Weekend participants with a valid wristband.

Fitness Center Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 10:00am - 4:00pm

University Bookstore Open

Enjoy a 20% off discount on GSU-imprinted items (excluding sales merchandise).

Bookstore Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Face Painting

Show your GSU spirit by having GSU's mascot painted on your face or any other design you would like.

Hall of Govenors Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Photo Booth

Grab your family and take some funny photos to commemorate GSU's Family and Friends Weekend.

Hall of Govenors Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Caricature Artist

Get a caricature portrait to remind you of your wonderful experience at GSU's Family and Friends Weekend.

Hall of Govenors Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Magical Ballons

The Balloon Man will be roving around campus during our Community Open House distributing custom-made balloon characters.

Hall of Govenors Free N/A
Saturday October 8 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Stuff-a-Bear

Build a cuddly friend to take home! All stuffed animals will include an outfit to wear. Animals are $10 each and supplies are limited.

Hall of Honors $10 N/A
Saturday October 8 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Grill and Chill

Wonder what your student is eating? Stop by the Cafe and have lunch with the family. Lunch menu will consist of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, and a drink.

Cafe Fee to purchase N/A
Saturday October 8 12:30pm - 3:00pm BINGO Engbetson Hall Free N/A
Saturday October 8 1:00pm - 3:00pm Open Volleyball GSU GYM Free N/A
Saturday October 8 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Scavenger Hunt

Challenge yourself to find the locations on our scavenger hunt list in GSU’s newly renovated library. Snap a picture of yourself at each spot. All participants will receive a small gift. Those who find all the locations on our list can enter to win a raffle prize.

Library Free N/A
Saturday, October 8 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Family Development Center Open House

Bounce over to the Family Development Center for our 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! The College of Education is sponsoring the Bounce House for our young visitors at the Family
Development Center.

Family Development Center Free N/A
Saturday October 8 2:00pm - 5:00pm Make Your Move
    2:00 - 3:00 -- Steppin'
    3:00 - 4:00 -- Salsa
    4:00 - 5:00 -- Line Dancing
Caferteria Free N/A
Saturday October 8 3:00pm

Film - Zootopia

Join us for this blockbuster film! We will provide popcorn and drinks to go along with the movie. Bring the whole family and enjoy!

Engbretson Hall Free N/A
Saturday October 8 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Wine & Painting Party

Uncork your hidden talent and join friends and fellow alumni for a fun painting party. No experience necessary. Roll your sleeves up and get creative. Artist will guide you with step-by-step instructions to complete your masterpiece. Must be 21 or older. Space is limited. $35 per person. Sponsored by GSU Alumni Association and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Cafeteria Annex $35 per attendee
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Saturday October 8 7:00pm

Student Fashion Fusion -- 

Enjoy the talents of our outstanding GSU students, the show will amaze you! Don’t miss the crowning of Mr. and Ms. GSU!

Center for Performing Arts GSU Student Free w/ID General Admission $10
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