Family Wellness: Access to fitness and wellness facilities and classes
6 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness Complex | Family Weekend Badge Required
LiveWellASU is happy to support the wellness of all Sun Devil families! Registered Family Weekend guests will have access to all Sun Devil Fitness Complex locations during regular operating hours. Join us for a morning cardio session or try out one of our group wellness classes. More information on all that the Sun Devil Fitness Complexes have to offer can be found here. We have facilities on all locations to meet your needs. You must show your Family Weekend badge for access to the facilities and please note that minors are not permitted in the weight rooms.
Visit the ASU Art Museum
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | ASU Art Museum | Free
Visit the ASU Art Museum during your family weekend trip! Current exhibitions include: Everything is a Little Fuzzy, Opportunity (reflection), and ASU Art Museum’s Public Art.
Sankofa Family Reunion
10 to 11 a.m. | Memorial Union, Turquoise Ballroom | Family Weekend Badge Required
Family is what makes Sankofa a staple in the ASU community. Join us for ASU Family Weekend 2023 on September 22nd as we celebrate Sun Devil spirit and the richness of the Sankofa program culture!
People of Color Family Coffee Connection
11 a.m. to noon | Memorial Union, Turquoise Ballroom | Family Weekend Badge Required
Part of our ASU Family Affinity Group Coffee Connection series, the People of Color Coffee Connection event returns to Family Weekend in-person! Join us for this casual coffee event to chat family-to-family about common interests and experiences, share resources, and build your ASU community. Register for this event in the ASU Family Weekend registration portal. If you have already completed your registration, use the “modify registration” link in your confirmation email to update event preferences and select the session of your choice.
Alumni Association: Family Photos with Sparky
2 to 4 p.m. | Old Main Lawn | Registration Required
Event for ASU Alumni families only
Meet Sparky and take a family photo on the steps of Old Main. All photos will be emailed to a family member after the event, just in time for holiday cards!
Family Weekend Shabbat at Hillel at ASU
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | 1012 S Mill Ave, Tempe AZ 85281 | Separate Registration Required
We are so excited to welcome you and your families for ASU Family Weekend! Join Hillel for a warm and welcoming Friday night experience as we kick off Family Weekend starting with student led services at 5:30 pm, followed by a delicious Shabbat dinner at 6:30 pm.
Earth and Space Open House
6 to 9 p.m. | Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building IV | Family Weekend Badge Required
Earth and Space Exploration Open House is a free annual event held in the fall and spring semesters and hosted by graduate students of the School of Earth and Space Exploration. This event includes public lectures, planetarium shows, interactive science exhibits for all ages, and stargazing with telescopes to learn about the night sky.
NPHC Step Show
7 p.m. | Student Pavilion, Senita Ballroom A | Registration and Family Weekend badge required
The NPHC Step Show is an annual cultural event held by historically Black Greek-lettered organizations through the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). The Step Show is an opportunity to show pride and unity through high energy and engaging strolling and/or stepping within their respective Fraternities and Sororities. If you have never experienced a step show, we look forward to introducing you to historical storytelling, dancing, and energetic stunts that are unique to the NPHC.
PAB's Night at the Park
7 to 10 p.m. | Old Main Lawn | Family Weekend Badge Required
The Programming and Activities Board will bring some nostalgia to family weekend this year! Step into the enchanting world of Disney right on Arizona State University's Old Main Lawn! Join us for a magical evening featuring free food and fabulous giveaways. Bring your friends and experience the Disney wonderland at ASU!
ASU Women’s Soccer vs Oregon State
7:00 p.m. MST | Sun Devil Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium | Separate Ticket Purchase Required ($)
Cheer on our Sun Devil Soccer players in a game at the Sun Devil Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium!
Family Weekend Shabbat at Chabad at ASU
7:30 p.m. | 971 S. Ash Ave, Tempe | Separate Registration Required
Families of students are invited to join us for our famous gourmet Shabbat dinner at the Levenbaum Chabad House. Experience the joy, connection, and community...and delicious food your children enjoy every Friday night at Chabad.
College Specific Events
College of Global Futures Alumni Panel
2 to 3 p.m. | ISTBX (formerly Wrigley Hall) and online | Family Weekend Badge and Separate registration required (free)
College of Global Futures families only
This event is an opportunity for students and their families to hear from a panel of recent College of Global Futures graduates about their career journey thus far. During this panel, our speakers will also offer tools, knowledge, and strategies from their own experience. Afterwards, students and families are invited to head to the CGF Family Weekend Reception.
College of Global Futures Family Reception
3 to 5 p.m. | ISTBX Breezeway | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for College of Global Futures families only
The College of Global Futures welcomes our families and student-supporters for a casual afternoon reception with our CGF faculty, staff, and students. Join us for some fun and refreshments in the ISTBX Breezeway as we celebrate the student experience in CGF.
The College of Liberal Arts Ice Cream Social @ Armstrong Hall
3:30 to 5 p.m. | Armstrong Hall | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences families only
Stop by Armstrong Hall, home of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, for an ice cream social with The College's leadership and staff. There will be a fun photo booth, music, an opportunity to win prizes, and more.
Fulton Schools of Engineering Scoops and Swoops
4 to 6 p.m. | Tooker House Breezeway/Patio | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering families only
Come meet other Fulton Schools of Engineering families and enjoy ice cream and a friendly paper airplane flying competition.
Herberger Institute Family Weekend Reception
4 to 6 p.m. | Neeb Plaza | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts families only
Hello Herberger Institute Families! Join us on Friday September 22nd at 4pm for a celebration where we honor and recognize the families and support systems of our Herberger Institute students! Share some refreshments and snacks, participate in interactive art, and build community with other Herberger Institute families!
MLFTC Family Weekend in Farmer Education building
3 to 4 p.m. | Farmer Education Building | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College families only
Families of MLFTC students are invited to attend a casual afternoon reception in the Farmer courtyard with light refreshments, a chance to win MLFTC-branded items and opportunities to tour the Farmer Education Building and meet MLFTC faculty and staff.
University College Family Reception
2:00 to 3:30 p.m. | Memorial Union, Cochise | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for University College families only
University College invites students in the Exploratory major and their families and supporters to a vibrant and engaging community event. Experience a lively atmosphere filled with delicious refreshments, friendly connections with faculty and staff, and complimentary swag items. Don't miss out on this festive celebration!
W. P. Carey School of Business - Business Runs in the Family!
3 to 5 p.m. | W. P. Carey Dean's Patio, outside the Business Administration (BA) Building | Family Weekend Badge Required
Event for W. P. Carey School of Business families only
Bring your Sun Devil spirit and join W. P. Carey for an afternoon full of fun and excitement. Participate in interactive games, get a family photo, have some food, receive some WPC swag, and meet W. P. Carey faculty, staff and student leaders. That’s not all! Can you beat the clock? You and your family/teammates have 20 minutes to escape the classroom… but only if you can figure out the clues!