Family Day

Family Day is Saturday, September 23, 2017

Family Day is an opportunity for families to visit their students on campus and participate in a variety of programming appropriate for all ages.

Submit your Family Day evaluation at the Bartels Campus Center Information Desk. Families who complete and submit an evaluation by 4:00 p.m. will be entered in a give-away. Give-away winners will be contacted via phone around 4:30 p.m.

All events are first come, first served. Priority will be given to those families who pre-register online.

Register For Family Day!

Time Event Location
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check In and Registration
Beckerman Recreation Center
9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Beckerman Recreation Center
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Canned Food Drive
Help us collect food for the Connecticut Food Bank by donating non-perishable food items.
Beckerman Recreation Center
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Inflatable Fun Fest
Get ready to experience fun and interactive inflatables, geared for families of all ages. 
Bixler/Gerber Quad
Rain Location: Beckerman Recreation Center
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Photo Booth
Jump in the photo booth with your family to snap a photo that will last a lifetime!
Bartels Campus Center Patio
Rain Location: Fireside Lounge, Bartels Campus Center
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Caricature Artists
Grab your family for a funny portrait! One of our caricature artists will be happy to capture your family in a fun loving picture.
Westside Hall Green
Rain Location: Westside Hall Lobby
 
Bixler/Gerber Quad
Rain Location: Beckerman Recreation Center
 
Bartels Student Activity Center
Rain Location: Beckerman Recreation Center
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tour of West Haven
Join the West Haven Historical Society on a tour of the West Haven area and learn more about the community where the University of New Haven is housed.
Bus Pick Up at Side of Maxcy Hall
No sign up necessary, bus space is filled on a first come, first served basis
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Partnering Together for Your Student’s Success
Meet members of the University of New Haven staff and learn how a partnership between you, your student and the University can enhance student success. Coffee and tea will be provided.
Westside Hall Patio
Rain Location: Westside Hall Programming Space
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Men’s Rugby Game
University of New Haven v. Williams College
Check out the Chargers take on Williams College in this thrilling game.
Kayo Field
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Interactive Animal Exhibit
Meet and pet one of our many friends from the Animal Kingdom.  They are excited to meet you!
German Club
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Theatre Club Performance: Twenty Four Hour Theatre
Twenty Four Hour Theater is a workshop where students spend twenty four hours creating original theater, and at the end of the day, putting on a performance of that original work. The Theatre Club wants to share their original work with you!
Bucknall Theatre
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tour of West Haven
Join the West Haven Historical Society on a tour of the West Haven area and learn more about the community where the University of New Haven is housed.
Bus Pick Up at Side of Maxcy Hall
No sign up necessary, bus space is filled on a first come, first served basis
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion Open House
Visit the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion to meet the Diversity Peer Educators and learn about the various cultures represented at the University of New Haven. Don't forget to meet our henna artist for a personalized henna design.
Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch
Meals will be served in the Marketplace (Bartels Campus Center), WoW/Sandellas (Bergami Hall), and Food On Demand (Westside Hall). Please visit the location listed on your meal ticket for lunch.
Designated lunch location listed on meal tickets
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle to North Campus for the Football Game
Bus Pick Up at Side of Maxcy Hall
No sign up necessary, bus space is filled on a first come, first served basis
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Community Service Project: Blankets for Hurricane Relief
Help those effected by recent hurricane activity by making a no-sew fleece blanket.
Beckerman Recreation Center
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Football Game
University of New Haven v. Pace University
You don’t want to miss this exciting rivalry! Cheer on the New Haven Chargers as they compete against Pace University at DellaCamera Stadium.
North Campus, DellaCamera Stadium
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Anatolia the Fire Goddess Show
Anatolia the Fire Goddess has been belly dancing and fire dancing all over the world, from India to Egypt.  She combines circus, burlesque, belly dance, fire, LED, and more. Join us for this stunning performance.
Performance times: 2:00pm, 3:00pm
Maxcy Quad
Rain Location: Bucknall Theatre 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cupcake Decorating
There is no better way to kick off the football season than with some festive cupcakes. This is also a perfect afternoon snack!
Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Mentalist and Magician: Banachek
Banacheck is the world's leading Mentalist. He has appeared in TV shows including The Today Show, CNN Live, and most recently as a producer and star in the Chris Angel Mind Freak show. Banachek will wow you with his ability to move objects, read minds, and make predictions.
Bucknall Theatre
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Shuttles Downtown New Haven
There will be free shuttles that will take families to downtown New Haven.  There are tons of things to do downtown such as shopping, museums, restaurants, and attractions. Buses leave approximately every half hour. The last bus will leave Downtown New Haven at 8:30pm.
Bus Pick Up at Side of Maxcy Hall
No sign up necessary, bus space is filled on a first come, first served basis
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Murder Mystery Dinner
We are serving up delicious dinner and devious murder at Family Day.  Join professionally trained actors for this interactive dinner party to figure out who committed the crime! A special “Murder Mystery Dinner” ticket is required to attend this event for all students, children, and adults.
Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
Prior online registration required
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Game
University of New Haven v. Le Moyne College
Cheer on the Chargers during this 2017 season game at Kayo Field – battling Le Moyne College!
Kayo Field 
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Drive In Movie: Cars 3
Bring a blanket to the Quad and watch this hysterical family film on a giant inflatable screen. Various food trucks will be available for a night time snack.
Bixler/Gerber Quad
Rain Location: Beckerman Recreation Center 

Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn Milford
Address: 291 Old Gate Lane | Milford, CT | 06460
Group Name: UNHF | Group Rate: $129
Room Block Available Until September 1, 2017
Click here to make your reservation