Florham Campus Fall Family Weekend 2019

Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29

Fall Family Weekend is the annual opportunity for students and their families to get together for fun on campus.

All Fall Family Weekend events on campus are free to families.

Please register for the weekend. There will be a lot of things to do and see.

Register for the Weekend

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Last name

Email

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Student's name

Academic year of student

Select the number of guests attending, (Please do not include the student in this number.)

Check the dates that you will attend.

  • Saturday
  • Sunday

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Saturday

10:30 AM. Family Weekend check-in registration in Hennessy Hall (The Mansion)

Visit the mansion to check-in for an amazing weekend at Florham Campus.

10:30 AM to 5 PM. Family photo sessions at the mansion. Walk up and take your family photo!.

11 AM. Brunch in the Dining Hall

Cost: $9.00 (Paid when you visit the Dining Hall.)

11 AM to 12:30 PM. Paint class in Lenfell Hall. Register for a class on campus.

11 AM. Florham Fall Garden Party on the Library Lawn

Families will be able to enjoy the crisp fall weather and our historic campus along with Atlys, a classically-trained, cross-over string quartet. Families can enjoy tea, coffee, cocoa, and snacks, along with lawn games, as well as interact with our clubs and organizations as they fundraise for philanthropic organizations.

Noon. FDU Football VS. Stevenson University at the Robert T. Shields Field.

Noon to 4 PM. Mansion tours

Join our student ambassadors as they take you back in time to when the mansion housed the Vanderbilt family, their staff, and their visitors. Families will depart for tours every half hour and will meet in front of the mansion.

1 PM to 2:30 PM. Paint class in Lenfell Hall. Register for a class on campus

3 PM to 4:30 PM. Paint class in Lenfell Hall. Register for a class on campus

3 PM to 4:30 PM. Paint class in Lenfell Hall. Registration is required.

4 PM to 7 PM. Dinner on your own.

4:30 PM. Dining Hall dinner

Cost: $10.50 (Paid when you visit the Dining Hall.)

7 PM to 8 PM. Comedy Magic Show with Derek Hughes in the Italian Gardens

Join our live performance of Derek Hughes, celebrated as the "Stand Up Magician". Derek Hughes has visited FDU's Fall Family Weekend in the past and has also been a guest performer on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and the CW's Penn and Teller: Fool Us.

9 PM to 11 PM. Family Pub Night in the Bottle Hill

Families can enjoy a beverage and some snacks in our Bottle Hill Pub. Alcoholic beverages are available for those 21 and over with proper ID. Those under 21 may be in the Bottle Hill Pub during this time.

9:30 PM. Bingo in the Dining Hall

Come win prizes in one of the most celebrated games for college students!

Sunday

10:30 AM to 5 PM. Family photo sessions at the mansion. Walk up and take a family photo!

11 AM. Dining Hall brunch

Cost: $9.00 (Paid when you visit the Dining Hall.)

11 AM to 12:30 PM. Paint class in the Italian Gardens. Register for a class on campus.

Noon to 1 PM. Fairleigh Dramatics Performance in the Orangerie.

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Fairleigh Dance Project and Pan-African Culture Club Performance in the Orangerie.

2 PM to 5 PM. Family Day on the Library Lawn

Enjoy the historic campus by participating in lawn games, Ride the Great Mechanical Pumpkin, and pumpkin-painting!

2 PM to 3:30 PM. Paint class in the Italian Gardens. Register for a class on campus.

3 PM to 4pm Fairleigh Falsettos Performance in the Orangerie.

4 PM to 5:30 PM. Paint class in the Italian Gardens. Register for a class on campus.

4:30 PM. Dining Hall dinner

Cost: $10.50 (Paid when you visit the Dining Hall.)