Family Events

Especially for Families

  • First-Year Orientation
    Facilitate both you and your student's transition to college. Stop by the Parents' Association table in the Nott Memorial to talk with other parents, gather handouts, bookstore coupons and shopping directions, and learn more about how you can participate on and off campus.
  • Homecoming & Family Weekend
    The on-campus festive fall weekend of tours, performances, panel discussions, music, hayrides, great sports and other events for students and family members of all ages.  Please save the date, October 20-22, 2017.  Registration opens September 1st, but it is never too early to book hotel rooms.
  • Steinmetz Symposium
    Each spring Union showcases advancements made by student researchers through oral, dance, music, art and poster sessions with a primary focus on senior capstone projects and thesis work.
  • Commencement
    Join your graduate to honor and celebrate their accomplishments.

Other Scheduled Events

  • Alumni / Parent / Friend events
    Union's Alumni & Parent Engagement Office welcomes alumni, parents and friends to participate in programs planned in and around Schenectady as well as in your backyard. Events are added frequently, so check back often.
  • Athletics
    Check the calendar and league schedules.
  • Campus Calendar
    See what's happening around campus.