University To Host Family Weekend Sept. 24-25

Join your student for a Scrantastic weekend Sept. 24-25.
University To Host Family Weekend Sept. 24-25

The University will host Family Weekend 2022, a celebration for current students and their families, Sept. 24 and 25.

The annual event gives families a firsthand look into the lives of their students, and the Family Weekend Planning Committee has once again assembled a fantastic array of Scrantastic activities that will foster fun and fellowship. 

Saturday, September 24, 2022

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Family Weekend Hospitality Center
A warm welcome awaits you at the Family Weekend Hospitality Center. Staff will be on hand to answer questions about the weekend and offer suggestions about the surrounding area.
The DeNaples Center, 1st Floor

Basket Raffle - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (and Friday 9/23 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Sponsored by The Center for Service and Social Justice, this annual raffle supports our students' experiential travel and service events.
The DeNaples Center, 1st Floor

10 a.m. Women's Rugby (opponent TBD)
Fitzpatrick Field

Men's Rugby (time/opponent TBD)
Fitzpatrick Field

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Food Truck Fare
Area food trucks will be parked along Linden Street for this lunch-on-your-own experience. 
2Wayz One Passion Food Truck
Bella Rose Food Truck & Catering LLC
Manning's Mobile Ice Cream Shoppe
Big D's Curbside Crave
(Food trucks subject to change)
Commons Flag Terrace

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Student Group Performances
Scrantones (Men/Women for Octaves)
Royal Harmony (Men/Women for Octaves)
Liva Arts (Musical Theater)
Royal Expressions (Contemporary Dance)
Urban Beats
University of Scranton Cheer Team
University of Scranton Dance Team
Founder's Green

Noon - 7 p.m. Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library at The University of Scranton are sponsoring a book sale that will include used non-fiction and fiction hardcover and paperback books. The event takes place outside on the Monroe Avenue side of the Weinberg Memorial Library or inside the building in case of rain, with all proceeds benefiting The Weinberg Memorial Library Endowment.
Weinberg Memorial Library

1 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Rowan; vs. Messiah 5 p.m.
John Long Center  (*Friday 9/23 vs. Franklin & Marshall 3 p.m.; Friday 9/23 vs. RIT 7 p.m.)

1 p.m. Women's Field Hockey vs. Catholic
Weiss Field

4 p.m. Family Weekend Mass
Join our community at Mass as we celebrate Scranton families coming together in fellowship. Families of all religious affiliations are welcome.
The William J. Byron, S.J. Recreation Complex

7:30 p.m. Family Weekend Concert 
Joseph Boga and the Scranton Ramblers with an appearance by The University of Scranton Concert Choir 
Houlihan-McLean Center (Visit this link for more information)

8:30 p.m. USPB After Dark: Family Weekend Edition
Join the University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) as they transform the DeNaples Center into a family entertainment complex! Featuring multiple attractions, including a live, interactive game show, Scranton bingo, photo booths, and more, this is an exciting family event that is not to be missed. Sponsored by the USPB.
The DeNaples Center

Sunday, September 25, 2022

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Brunch on Your Own
You will have the option to pay at the door or use your student's flex spending account. The cost of brunch is $10.52 per person.
The DeNaples Center, Fresh Food Company, 3rd Floor

Noon - 4 p.m. Hope Horn Art Gallery - "Time and Lace" - A history of The Scranton Lace Company
For over a century, the Scranton Lace Company was recognized for its quality products, innovative management, and skilled workforce. Guest-curated by University of Scranton graduate Roman Golebiowski, this show and catalog celebrate its history as represented in artifacts from the Lackawanna Historical Society and Anthracite Heritage Museum in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

For more information, contact the Family Weekend Planning Committee at 570-941-4222 or, or visit

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