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Family and Friends Weekend

October 21–22, 2022

Join us for a weekend of exploration and fun as you reconnect with your student and meet the Hamline community! Family and Friends Weekend programming includes athletic events, academic panels, a concert by Hamline music ensembles, and other family-friendly entertainment.

You’ll get a glimpse of the Hamline experience while enjoying our beautiful campus with your student and other families.

Family and Friends Weekend schedule of events

Friday, October 21, 2022

Anderson Center Desk | 4–6 p.m.
Please complete the Family and Friends Weekend registration form to indicate which events you plan to attend. 

Dessert reception
Anderson Center Forum | 6–7:30 p.m. 
Mingle with other families and enjoy desserts catered by Aramark Dining Services. 

Trivia Mafia
Anderson Center 112 | 7:30–9 p.m.
Trivia Mafia is based in Minneapolis, and is committed to providing the best trivia in the Twin Cities! Get your team together (or find one when you show up) and join us for a fresh batch of enjoyably challenging questions about all kinds of topics, from Dr. Strange to Stranger Things and Stonehenge to The Rolling Stones.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Continental breakfast
Anderson Forum | 9:30–10 a.m. 
Start your day with a light continental breakfast before participating in Family and Friends Weekend sessions and campus activities. 

A semester in the life of a Hamline student: A conversation with the deans
Anderson Center 111 | 10–10:45 a.m.
Meet the academic and student affairs deans to hear about what your students have been experiencing inside and outside of the classroom. Bring questions you may have about Hamline University and your student’s experiences.

Your student CAN study away and abroad!
Anderson Center 111 | 11–11:45 a.m.
Join the Global Engagement Center to hear highlights from study away/abroad student experiences. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions about this program. 

Getting from college to career: Myths and realities 
Anderson Center 111 | noon–12:45 p.m.
This presentation by the Career Development Center will explore the career development process and discuss how engaging with this office can help students use their Hamline experience to make a meaningful start towards their career. 

Family and Friends Weekend concert/Sundin memorial concert
Sundin Music Hall | 4 p.m.
An annual showcase of student ensembles at Hamline. All are welcome to view this free concert being put on for family, friends, and the larger Hamline community.

Dinner break
5:30–8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a private meal with your family and friends. The Hamline-Midway area has many restaurants to choose from, or you are welcome to try Hamline’s cafeteria.

Family and friends weekend dinner date (registration required)
Anderson Center 112 | 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a fine dining and elevated entertainment experience with your student and other university community members, including President Fayneese Miller and Dean of Students Patti Kersten.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Minneapolis Strings Project, a high-energy trio that’s breaking boundaries through eclectic pop/funk covers and genre-defying original works.

Note: Pre-registration and payment are required for this event. Please complete the dinner registration form to attend. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022.

Hamline Family Feud and game night
111 Anderson Center | 8:30–10  p.m.
Survey says: Come compete in a fun game of Hamline Family Feud for a chance to win a prize basket! There will also be other fun, competitive games with prizes. 

Saturday athletic events

Hamline University football game
Klas Field | 1–3 p.m.

Men’s swim relay meet 
Bush Center pool | 11 a.m. 

Women’s swim relay meet
Bush Center pool | 11 a.m. 

Women’s hockey 
Augsburg University | noon  

Women’s volleyball
Hutton Arena | 3 p.m. 


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