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Family Weekend 2016

 SMSU Family Weekend 2016

Join in the fun on the weekend of September 16-18, 2016 when parents, siblings, grandparents, and family members come to SMSU to have fun with their student and experience campus with them.

We look forward to meeting all the families who can visit campus and to celebrating with students who have loved ones far away! We are all a part of the #MustangFamily!

Friday, September 16

5:00-6:30pm *Dinner On Your Own

6:30pm  Cinema @ the Centers “Saving Dory” Student Center Lower Level TV Lounge (Seating for 35)

7:00 pm  Planetarium Show:  ““Planetarium Star Show & Laser Light Show” Planetarium SM 108 (Seating for 68)

8:00 pm   Take 2 Improv, Fine Arts Black Box Theatre (Seating for 75)

9:00pm  Cinema @ the Centers “Saving Dory” Student Center Lower Level TV Lounge (Seating for 35)

Saturday, September 17

8:00am – 10:00pm  *Breakfast On Your Own

10:00am – 4:00pm  *Barnes & Noble Bookstore Hours (SC East Entrance)                                               

10:00am – 11:00am  Family Weekend Check-in at Student Center East Entrance 

11:00am – 8:00pm   *The Coffeehouse @ SMSU Hours, Student Center

11:00am –   Complimentary Welcome Brunch (RSVP Required), Conference Center Upper Ballroom

                                                      Welcome by President Gores and by the SMSU Student Association

                                                      Brunch is complimentary with online RSVP by noon Sept. 14 (click here to complete form)

                       Menu: Vegetable strata, Sliced ham, seasoned breakfast potatoes, fresh fruit, a variety of muffins, Coffee, milk, orange juice

11:00am – 1:00pm   Res Life/RHA Event, Cotton-candy, popcorn, The Schwan Regional Event Center

1:00pm  *Football Game SMSU vs. U of Mary, The Schwan Regional Event Center

                                                      SMSU Students: FREE / Reserved Seating: $15 /  Adults: $12

                                                      Students & Seniors: $8   /   5 & Under: FREE

2:00pm – 3:00pm Chemistry Club Magic Show   (Followed by Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream) BA 102 (Seating for 175)

2:00pm – 4:00pm   William Whipple Art Gallery Exhibit,  Enter through SMSU Library

2:00pm – 5:00pm   Mustang Zone (Free Play), Student Center Upper Level Game Room

 4:00pm   Life’s Short Dessert First (Ice Cream Social) at the Campus Religious Center for  Relaxation and fellowship

                                                      RSVP by Wednesday, September 17:

 Evening   *Dinner On Your Own

 5:30pm   *Pursuit of Excellence Marching Band Festival, The Schwan Regional Event Center,  Entry: $10 at the gate

Sunday, September 18

Free time with the family!

11:00am – 8:00pm   *The Coffeehouse @ SMSU Hours, Student Center

The Schedule for Family Weekend, September 16-18, 2016 continues to grow. More information will be posted as it becomes available!

For questions and additional information:

Contact Scott Ewing: or 507-537-6394.  

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