Parent and Family Programs Events
University of Oregon Parent and Family Programs plans several large events on campus throughout the year to provide opportunities to visit your student and connect to the Duck community. Our annual events include:
Student Orientation Programs offers a comprehensive IntroDUCKtion Parent Program during each of the two-day IntroDUCKtion sessions. Parents of first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend. The IntroDUCKtion Parent Program is designed to help family members understand the ins and outs of navigating a large, public research university and the ways parents and the university can be partner to ensure student success. Find out more here or by calling Student Orientation Programs at (541) 346-1159.
Parents' Day Off
September 26th, 2014
Parents' Day Off is an event for first-year parents to get to know Eugene and the surrounding area while participating in fun activities.The day after move-in day is a very important day for students to connected with the campus and their new support system.
Homecoming and Fall Family Weekend
October 17-19th, 2014
During Homecoming each fall, Parent and Family Programs hosts the annual Fall Family Weekend. This is a great opportunity to visit your student while also enjoying the fun activities across campus including a parade, pep rally, concert, tailgate, and the football game at Autzen Stadium. On Sunday morning, we will host a PFA Leadership Team meeting.
Winter Family Weekend
Jan 31-Feb 2nd, 2014
The annual Winter Family Weekend is a great excuse to visit your student during the long and often rainy Eugene winter. Come cheer up your Duck while enjoying activities like food tours around town, campus resource fairs, and a basketball game in Matthew Knight Arena.
Spring Family Weekend
May 2-4th, 2014
Join us for Spring Family Weekend! We will cheer on our Ducks for the annual Spring game and then head over to PK Park to watch our Ducks baseball team take on the Arizona Wildcats. With such great feedback from Parents' Day Off, we will be hosting two wine tours for our parents and family members! We will have one tour on Friday, visiting the south wineries such as King Estate, Silvan Ridge and Sweet Cheeks and a tour on Saturday, visiting the northern wineries. We look forward to seeing you!
Please refer to our Parent and Family Programs blog for the most up to date listings of regional watch parties. You may also connect with your local regional representatives in your area to learn about upcoming events!
Other Parent and Family Events
Parent and Family Programs also plans several smaller events throughout the year as resources allow. Check back here or on our Facebook page to stay up to date on all Parent and Family events.
The Parent and Family Association hosts many regional events like game watching parties. Get in touch with your local Regional Representative to find out more.