SJSU is hosting Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6. Photo by David Schmitz

SJSU is hosting Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6.
Photo by David Schmitz

San Jose State University is hosting its inaugural Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6. Parents and families are invited to show their Spartan Spirit at a football game, attend a mini lecture series, learn how to help their students succeed at SJSU and enjoy plenty of time with their students.

To learn or to register, visit:

Schedule of events

Friday, October 4
5 to 7 p.m.: Show your Spartan pride at the Parent and Family Tailgate on South Campus and participate in the Brew & Vine Tailgate
Includes meal ticket for Smoking Pig BBQ and vegetarian options, SJSU themed tasting cup, tailgating game area, and pre-game Spartan walk with the players
7 p.m.: SJSU Football vs. New Mexico

Saturday, October 5
9 a.m.: Continental Breakfast
10 a.m.: Welcome event with members of the Administration and Parent/Family Member of the Year Award presentation

Be a student for the day
11:15 a.m.: Learn from World Class Faculty – Mini Lecture Series (11:15am)
Noon: Explore Student Success – Frosh/Sophomore and Junior/Senior Workshops
12:30 p.m.: Have lunch at the Student Union and visit the Interactive Student Org Fair on the 7th Street Plaza to learn more about how your student can get involved at SJSU
2:30 p.m.: Go bowling at the Bowling Center in the Student Union (2:30pm) or
Tour the new Student Recreation and Aquatic Center
4-6 p.m.: Enjoy an evening under the stars and attend a reception at the Hammer Theater

Sunday, October 6
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Join us for Brunch downtown at Rookies patio and mingle with fellow SJSU parents, families, students and alumni!

For questions about Parent and Family Weekend, please call 408-924-5972 or email

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