Parent & Family Weekend

Parent and Family Weekend is a time for families to reconnect with their students, other Saint Mary's families, faculty, and staff.  Click here to join the Family Listserv and receive the latest news from Saint Mary's!  You can also like us on Facebook.

2018 Parent and Family Weekend: September 28th-30th


Check bag to register for the weekend in the summer months!


Below is a sample schedule of events for the weekend from 2017! Please note, offerings may change in 2018.

Friday, October 6

All Day, Women's Tennis - Saint Mary's Invitational

11am - 2pm, Fair Trade Friday, Mission and Ministry Center

12:30-2pm, Feel Good Friday, Intercultural Center

5-7pm, RHA First Friday, De La Salle Quad

  • Food Trucks
  • Games

5-7pm, Dinner Available, Oliver Hall ($7.75/person)

7pm, BINGO! Sponsored by Campus Housing, Hagerty Lounge


Saturday, October 7

All Day, Women's Tennis - Saint Mary's Invitational

9-10am, Continental Breakfast, Chapel Plaza

10am-12:15pm, Informational Breakout Sessions - You will receive a final schedule with times and locations when you check in for the weekend.

  • FAFSA Workshops with Financial Aid
  • Meditation with Brother Camillus
  • "Gaels Go Global" Study Abroad Info Session
  • Joseph Alioto Rec Center Tours
  • California Politics
  • SMC Master Plan

11am-2pm, SEBA Oktoberfest (SEBA Students age 21+ and their families only).  RSVP Required

12:15-2pm, Campus BBQ, De La Salle Quad

1pm, Volleyball v. San Diego, McKeon Pavillion; $8/adults

2-4pm, Academic Showcases

4-5:30pm, Parents of Saint Mary's and Gael Giving, Museum of Art Patio.  RSVP Requested.

4:30-6pm, Wine and Cheese with the Brothers, Chapel Plaza

6pm, Dinner and Evening on Your Own


Sunday, October 8

All Day, Women's Tennis - Saint Mary's Invitational

11am, Family Mass, Chapel

12-1pm, Brunch Available, Oliver Hall ($7.75/person)


  • Overnight Accomodations

    If you require overnight lodging at the time of Parent and Family Weekend, see the link below for hotels in the Concord/Pleasant Hill/Walnut Creek/Lafayette area.

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