Written by Chris Herman
Willimantic, Conn. - Admitted students and their families are invited to Eastern Connecticut State University's annual Family Day from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 24 in front of the Student Center. In order for Eastern to plan accordingly for the event, tickets must be purchased by Sept. 21. The fee is $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12.
Students and families will check-in and be given a list of scheduled activities for the day from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Student Center Patio. Meal tickets for the campus barbecue will also be handed out during the check-in process.
The "Power Info Hour" will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Center Theatre. The session will show how to navigate the scholarship process, secure an internship, and access abroad opportunities.
Activity booths will be open from 11 a.m. to noon in the Student Center Patio and the Jim O'Connor Trio will provide musical entertainment. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. under tents on the Wood Support Services Center lawn. Families will also be able to watch two sporting events while on campus. The women's soccer team will host Plymouth State at 1 p.m. in the Mansfield Complex. The women's volleyball team will square off against Keene State at 1 p.m. in the Geissler Gym.
In case of inclement weather, activities will be held in the Student Center. For more information, call the Student Activities Office at (860) 465-0036.