| LIFE AT WSU | Student Involvement | Family Weekend
As a parent, sibling, or grandparent of a Worcester State University student, Family Weekend is a great opportunity to discover or enjoy your students’ home away from home. Spend time with your student while eating brunch in the Sheehan Hall dining hall, watching a football game, or having your caricature drawn at the Family Fair. The Student Affairs Division invites you to join us on campus for this wonderful autumn tradition. Register Now
Saturday, September 17
Ghosh Science and Technology Center Lobby
Join the Worcester State community, Central Mass Striders, and the John J. Binienda Center for Civic Engagement in the Run for a Scholar 5K. All proceeds will support the Binienda Center Scholarship in Community Activism and the Summer Teacher’s Institute in Guyana, sponsored by the Education Department. Students attending these trips will provide service to these countries while representing WSU and the United States. The $20 registration fee includes a t-shirt and prizes for top finishers.Run for a Scholar Form
Saturday, September 17, 9 - 10:30 a.m.Sheehan Hall, POD Dining Hall
Come and enjoy a wonderful brunch in our new dining facility.
See the city of Worcester and all it has to offer on a Worcester city bus tour. Choose one of three 75-minute tours:
Please sign up at the registration table. Registered participants should meet outside of the Student Center for the tour (rain location: inside the Student Center).
Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.Outside of the Student Center (rain location: inside of Student Center)
Have some fall fun at our fair. Activities will include vendors, giveaways, and food.
Saturday, September 17, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Sheehan Hall, Multipurpose Room
The Career Services Office's “A Parent’s Guide to Career Planning” presentation will focus on how you, as a parent, can best support your college student’s decision-making process regarding choice of major and career. Concrete, sequential steps of successful career development will also be suggested, beginning in your student’s first year at WSU. There will also be a fun activity for you to complete that will help you to reflect on your own professional choices.
Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m - 3 p.m.
Take a tour of our newest building on campus and see all the opportunities that your student has to practice, compete, exercise, and work in this state-of-the-art building.
Saturday, September 17, 12 - 1 p.m.Sheehan Hall, Multipurpose Room
Come and learn about the many exciting opportunities your student can experience in our study away programs.
Saturday, September 17, 2 - 4 p.m.Student Center, Food Court (1st floor)
Feeling creative? Stop by and take part in other fun arts and crafts projects.
Saturday, September 17, 3 - 5 p.m.Student Center, Blue Lounge (1st floor)
Paint a pumpkin and enjoy some donuts and hot cider.
Saturday, September 17, 5 p.m.May Street Building Auditorium
Enjoy dinner with your family as you play family-friendly bingo for some great prizes!
Reservations will be taken at the registration table on September 17. Seating is limited.