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Welcome Families!

Family Weekend is an annual event that takes place each fall at the University of Connecticut. It is a time for families to partake in the same spirit that embraces our students on campus throughout the academic year. This weekend of fun-filled events gives you a snapshot of our culture, the community's academic excellence and the energy of our vibrant campus.

Billy Gardell Tickets on sale Now!

From TV’s My Name is EarlYes, DearMike and Molly, and the film Bad Santa, to stand-up, blue collar comedian Billy Gardell appeals to the everyman. Stories about his rough childhood, wild adolescence and new family life are executed with the skill of a master craftsman. His hilarious take on modern life, and his grounded, down-to-earth point of view strikes a strong chord with American audiences. From the rules of marriage and parenting to technology overload, nothing misses his comedic eye.  To purchase tickets to the Family Weekend comedy show featuring Billy Gardell, visit the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts website at