Saturday, October 13

Need a quick bite to eat between events? Food and beverages are sold at the following locations:
Trabant University Center • Food Court • Open 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Perkins Student Center • Dunkin Donuts • Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Harrington POD/Subway • 11 a.m. – 2 a.m

Be sure to stop by the Bookstore for their 50% off clearance sale • 83 East Main Street
Friday, October 12 • 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 13 • 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, October 14 • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Coffee with the Lerner Dean
9 a.m – 10 a.m. • Alfred Lerner Hall Atrium, 20 Orchard Road
Lerner College’s Dean Bruce Weber and Deputy Dean Sheryl Kline invite you to join them for coffee (tea & hot chocolate too!) and donuts. This is a great opportunity for parents and students to interact with faculty and staff in a relaxed, comfortable setting. Stop by to ask a question, chat about Lerner College or just say hello! We hope you can join us! Kindly RSVP: For more information, contact Kim Ragan,, 302-831-1760.

Coffee & Careers
9 a.m – 10 a.m. • Career Services Center, 401 Academy Street • Workshop Room
This Career Services Center sponsored event will be an opportunity to learn about the center’s Career Community model as well as simple steps a student can take to ensure that they engage in self-determined and meaningful professional aspirations.

Geltzeiler Trading Center Demonstration
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. • Purnell Hall, Geltzeiler Trading Center • Room 114
Come see a demonstration in the Geltzeiler Trading Center to learn how the center is used in classrooms and the Blue Hen Investment Club. This facility utilizes the same computer hardware, software, networks and market data feeds that are found in every financial institution throughout the world. For more information contact Rich Jakotowicz,, 302-831-7226.

Harvest Arts Festival
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. • Academy Building Lawn, corner of Main Street and Academy Street
Now in its tenth year, the Harvest Arts Festival is a celebration of the arts scheduled to coincide with the University of Delaware’s Parents & Family Weekend. Twenty local artists will have fine art, crafts, and jewelry for sale. There will also be live music and art projects for children. Free admission! This event is presented by the Newark Arts Alliance. For more information, visit the NAA website at or contact Linda Majewski,, 302-266-7266. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be canceled.

Hospitality Business Management Conversation and Connections
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. • Lerner Hall • Room 125
Career opportunities are waiting for you! Join us for conversations and connections with our business management students and faculty to learn about rewarding fast track management positions. We prepare the next generation of leaders for the global, customer focused, economy. For more information contact Donna Laws,, 302-831-6747.

Cool Science at the ISE Lab!
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. • ISE Lab Building • Room 110
Join the Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories team as they host an array of science-based, interactive stations for students and their families to participate in. Delve into biology, chemistry, and physical science in fun and interesting ways. Plus, see first-hand some of the cool student projects via a display of electronic posters! For more information contact Christina Wesolek,, 302-831-6400.

It’s All Greek to Me
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. • Perkins Student Center • Rodney Room
Come learn about the Fraternity and Sorority community at the University of Delaware. We will take time to explain why involvement in our organizations can help prepare your student for global success. This session is open to all who may want to know more or understand their student’s decision to want to join a fraternity or sorority. For more information contact Sara Lowery,, 302-831-0456.

Living on Campus Today and Beyond: Residence Life & Housing Meet and Greet
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. • Eliphalet Gilbert Hall, 310 Haines Street  • Room 112
Come and meet the Residence Life & Housing staff to learn more about the once in a lifetime community experience of living on campus at UD. Residence Life & Housing leadership team members will be available to provide you answers to your questions about where your student can live next year, the housing application process, Resident Assistant opportunities, choosing on-campus housing vs. off-campus housing, dealing with roommate conflicts and more. Learn about the exciting living options, programs, and resources available in our residence halls and explore all of our residence hall spaces on-line. Drop in anytime as there is not a formal presentation. For more information contact Residence Life & Housing, 302-831-HOME (4663).

Lavender (LGBTQ+) Reception
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. • Perkins Student Center • East Lounge
Come and connect with the University’s LGBTQ+ and Ally campus community. This session is open to everyone, no formal presentation will be made, but this is a great opportunity to interact with the the LGBT Program on campus. LGBTQ+ affiliated student organizations will be present to speak about their student experiences and staff from Student Life will also be available to answer any questions. For more information, please feel free to email

Upper Division Residence Hall Tours
12 p.m. – 2 p.m. 
October 3rd Update – Registration is now closed; registered participants have been contacted directly. For more information regarding housing for upper division students or the residential experience in general, please visit the Residence Life & Housing website or stop by the Parent and Family Weekend Living on Campus Today and Beyond: Residence Life & Housing Meet and Greet from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information contact Hillary Kovacs,, 302-831–HOME (4663).

Game Day Celebration – Family, Food and Fun!
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. • Bob Carpenter Center Arena
Something for the whole family. Ticket price includes DJ, entertainment, and a delicious buffet including UDairy ice cream. $16/adults, $7/children 10 and under. Online ticket sales have closed but may be purchased at the door while supplies last with cash or credit card. Student Flex dollars and points may also be used.

E-52 Student Theatre Presents A Doll’s House
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. • Bacchus Theatre, Basement of Perkins Student Center, 325 Academy Street
Come out and see the E-52, the original University of Delaware’s theatre group, present the classic play A Doll’s House. Originally set in 19th century Norway, Ibsen explores one woman’s attempt to articulate and embrace her needs and desires. Now re-imagined in the 1950s, Thorton Wilder’s translation will explore the quintessential nuclear family, and the societal norms so strongly reinforced. Thorwald and Nora Helmer are living the American dream, when Helmer’s new promotion at the bank leaves the family vulnerable to blackmail. As Nora experiences a realization of her situation, she decides to extinguish the oppressing gender roles that have been constricting her for years. Tickets are $3 for UD Students (FLEX is accepted), $5 for Public; tickets are sold at the door. Parking is available in the garage. For more information contact Jennifer Lohrius,

UD Football Vs. Elon
3:30 p.m. • Kickoff • Tubby Raymond Field, Delaware Stadium
Please be aware the following items are prohibited from the Delaware Stadium: alcohol, animals, backpacks, bottles, cans, coolers, large bags, noisemakers, open containers, outside food and drinks, umbrellas, video cameras and weapons. For a complete list of information pertaining to Delaware Stadium, please visit the Blue Hens Guest Relations page. Tailgating information may be found here. Game day parking information may be found here. Purchase tickets here.

Catholic Mass
5 p.m. • St. Thomas More Oratory Catholic Chapel, 45 Lovett Avenue (next to ISE Lab)
For more information contact, , 302-368-4728.

Games with UD Board Game Club
6 p.m. – 10 p.m. • Gallery and the East Lounge • Perkins Student Center, 325 Academy Street
Come play games with family, friends and the UD Board Game Club! An assortment of games will be provided. For more information contact Abigail Hunter,

Magic and Murder Mystery in the Morris Library – SOLD OUT
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. • Morris Library • 2nd floor outside of Special Collections
Recent research has uncovered startling new evidence in the case of the notorious London serial killer Jack the Ripper! Vince Wilson, Parapsychologist and Ripperologist, has tracked down missing items from the Scotland Yard archives and is bringing them to Morris Library to get your help. Don your detective hat and work with your table-mates to decipher a mystery that has taken more than a century to solve. Tickets are $60 each and include heavy hors d’oeuvres and a free drink ticket for the cash bar. This event is recommended for those 16 and older. For more information contact Vicky White,, and Shelly McCoy,

Cabaret Night
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. • Puglisi Orchestra Hall, 110 Orchard Road
Join the Department of Music for a Parent’s Weekend musical celebration with Music Theatre classics and treasures from the American Songbook. Outstanding faculty and student performances of your favorite show tunes and popular songs in our very own”cabaret” in Puglisi Orchestra Hall. Preferred table seating with dessert and coffee is $30 per person; bleacher seating without dessert is $15 per person. Advance tickets are available through the CFA Box Office, 302-831-2204, Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. At-the-door tickets, if available, are cash or check only.Tickets sales are general admission however table seating will be assigned in order of tickets purchased. If you have a special need or would like to sit with another patron, please email

Hen Zone Family Night
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. • Hen Zone • Lower Level of the Perkins Student Center, 325 Academy Street
The all new Hen Zone (opened in Feb 2018) is an exciting area of the Perkins Student Center featuring free billiards, video games, air hockey, ping pong and more! Families can come enjoy FREE games, food and drink*, UD souvenirs*, and capture all the fun in the free photo booth (*while supplies last)! For more information contact Cathy Corsi,

SCPAB Film Series: Hotel Transylvania 3
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. • Trabant University Center, Theatre, Lower Level • 17 West Main Street
A showing of Hotel Transylvania 3 for $3 per person and can be purchased at the Trabant Box Office which is located on the first floor of Trabant. For more information contact Ilana Valins, More information can also be found at

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