Florida State University
Family Weekend 2019: September 27 & 28

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Programs & Activities

Friday, Sept. 27

 7:00am - 7:00pm

In need of a passport? Stop by the International Programs passport office during our extended hours event.

Conveniently located on FSU's campus in the University Center (Football Stadium) Building A-5th floor, our passport office is a one-stop-shop. You can complete your application, take photos and submit payment all in one place.

You don't need to be an FSU student to apply, all U.S. citizens are welcome. Before you come, visit our website here for a list of the required documents you need to bring with you. You will need a check or money order to apply for a passport.

 9:00am - 4:00pm  

Come visit the FSU Museum of Fine Arts. The current exhibitions are the 33rd Annual Tallahassee International and Selections from FSU’s Permanent Collection.

Check In & Registration

  1851 at Azalea Hall

 10:00am - 8:00pm  

If you pre-registered, your tickets will be available for pickup at the Registration desk in 1851 at Azalea Hall.

Garnet & Gold Silent Auction

  1851 at Azalea Hall

 10:00am - 8:00pm  

FSU Family Connection invites you to participate in the Garnet and Gold Fall Auction!

This silent auction offers the opportunity to bid on prizes for you and your student, including special deals at local shops and restaurants, leisure and recreational packages, themed gift baskets, signed FSU memorabilia and much, much more! We hope that you take advantage of this exciting opportunity to show your school spirit and support the FSU Family Fund.

Paint-a-Pot

  Oglesby Union Art Center

 10:00am - 8:00pm  

For good family fun, come to the Art Center to paint a pot, a cup, or plate.

Visit union.fsu.edu/artcenter for more info.

 10:00am - 3:00pm  

Please visit the beautiful, historical and fascinating Heritage Museum. For more information, visit here.

Planetarium Tour & Movie

  Richards Building, Pat Thomas Planetarium

 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm  

Phantom of the Universe is a new planetarium show that will showcase an exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider.

Visit astrophysics.physics.fsu.edu/Planetarium for more info.

Parents' Weekend Photo Postcards

  1851 at Azalea Hall

 12:00pm - 8:00pm  

Have your picture taken as a memory to take home with you from Parents' Weekend!

 2:00pm - 4:00pm  

Please join the College of Business for a tour led by the Student Leadership Council. Check in will be on the side of RBA facing the Oglesby Union and Legacy Walk. For more information please contact Marissa Mainwood (mmainwood@business.fsu.edu).

College of Education Mode L. Stone Building Tours

  Mode L. Stone Building, Dean's Suite (1110)

 2:00pm - 4:00pm  

College of Education tours led by the Student Leadership Council. For more information, please contact Marah Harrington (mkirsten@fsu.edu).

College of Nursing Tours

  College of Nursing

 2:00pm - 4:00pm  

The College of Nursing's Student Leadership Council will be hosting tours of the College and demonstrate our state-of-the-art Simulation Center.

Faculty Reading and Book Signing

  UKirk/Presbyterian University Center

 3:30pm - 7:00pm  

Join us for a Faculty Reading and Book Signing featuring Jen Atkins (Associate Professor, School of Dance, FSU), author of New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras 1870-1920.

Friday BBQ Dinner/Social

  1851 at Azalea Hall

 4:30pm - 9:00pm  

Enjoy a delicious dinner at 1851 curated by chefs Art Smith and John Rivers. Menu available here.

Circus Home Show

  FSU Flying High Circus

 6:00pm - 7:00pm  

One of only 2 collegiate circuses in the United States, the Flying High Circus is exclusively put on by students, but there is nothing amateur about this performance. Bring the whole family and BE AMAZED by the talents of our Seminole circus performers.

Circus Home Show

  FSU Flying High Circus

 9:00pm - 10:00pm  

One of only 2 collegiate circuses in the United States, the Flying High Circus is exclusively put on by students, but there is nothing amateur about this performance. Bring the whole family and BE AMAZED by the talents of our Seminole circus performers.

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