Friends and Family Weekend!

Oswego is excited to welcome Friends and Family! This weekend is Friends and Family weekend at SUNY Oswego and excitement is in the air! Families and students are excited to be reunited – for some students this may be the first time they have seen their family members since moving onto campus in August. Many stories about classes and making new friends will be told and many hugs will be given; but after the initial excitement passes, what else is there to do on campus?

Oswego proudly offers many activities this weekend to entertain all the visitors. Starting Friday, there will be tours of the new Rice Creek Field Station facility (located on Thompson Road) from 9 am to 5 pm. These tours will continue on Saturday 9 am to 3 pm. Also on Friday, there is a free art gallery in Tyler Hall from 11:30 am to 3 pm.  Later on in the day, the Women’s Field Hockey is playing SUNY Oneonta at the South Athletic Fields at 4 pm. Also being held at 4 pm is a 3 Point Basketball contest in Lee Hall gym with on-site registration.  Parents are welcomed to check in at the Welcome Center Desk in the Campus Center from 4pm to 8 pm – come pick up your registration materials and unwind after your travels in the hospitality area.

Looking for something to do Friday evening with your family? Support your peers and attend the Theatre Department’s presentation of “Fahrenheit 451”at 7:30 pm in Waterman Theatre (located in Tyler Hall). For tickets: or call SUNY Oswego Box Office:  315-312-2141. Also at 8pm, enjoy the Splash-In movie “Wreck-It Ralph” in Lee Hall Pool. Bring a swimsuit and enjoy watching a movie while in the pool!

Highlight events on Saturday include many sporting events! The swim and diving teams are competing with SUNY Oneonta at 1 pm in Laker hall and it is free and open to the public. The Women’s Field Hockey team will play SUNY New Paltz and it’s Senior Day! 1 pm at the South Athletic fields – free and open to the public. It is also Men’s Soccer Senior Day, 1pm at Laker Soccer field. The Men and Women’s Ice Hockey Showcases are also on Saturday. The Women are up at 3pm and the Men take the ice at 7pm.

There are many activities going on around campus this weekend students! Make sure to take advantage of them and show off your school to your friends and family! For a full list of activities please visit

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