Family Weekend Specifics & Common Questions
What is Family Weekend?
The focus of this event is to welcome families to campus, so that they have the opportunity to experience Geneseo with their student. To this end, we encourage families and students to participate in a variety of academic, athletic and social events designed to give family members a taste of Geneseo.
Who attends Family Weekend?
We have designed the weekend to include events of interest for parents, siblings, grandparents, other family members. We also encourage undergraduate students to attend these events with their families.
You will be walking around campus, so casual attire and comfortable shoes are suggested. We recommend that you dress in layers since temperatures in our buildings and outdoors may vary.
Family Weekend requires pre-registration. A very limited amount of additional space for walk-ins will be available at some events.
There is a fee for Breakfast with the President (Saturday, September 23) and the chocolate class. You must register and pay for these sessions in advance; there will be a registration check-in desk for pre-registered guests upon arrival.
Athletic contest tickets are also an additional cost, but will be purchased at the stadium the day of the event.
Breakfast tickets for all guests will be handed out at the registration check-in desk.
Refunds for Breakfast with the President and the chocolate class will only be issued if cancellation notifications are made in writing to email@example.com by September 15, 2017.
Information on local accommodations
In Henrietta: RIT Inn and Conference Center, 585.447.9040. A block of rooms has been reserved for Family Weekend. When calling to make your reservation indicate it is for SUNY Geneseo Family Weekend.
For more information on hotels, travel to the area, and taxi services, please visit our Local Accommodations page.
After 5:00 p.m. on Friday, and all day Saturday, all standard spots in campus lots are available for your parking needs. Please refrain from using handicap or metered spots unless necessary. View a Geneseo parking map.
Check-in is from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on September 22, and 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on September 23 at Family Weekend Headquarters in the MacVittie College Union Lobby. You will receive a schedule of events, paid event tickets (if applicable) and additional information at this time.
If you arrive after check-in closes on Friday evening, you can come to Family Weekend check-in on Saturday to pick up your materials.
Please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 585-245-5506 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.