Friday, October 21, 2022

Here is a look back at Family Weekend 2022. Please check back soon for events for Family Weekend 2023.

UConn Bookstore

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: UConn Bookstore, 2075 Hillside Road

Stock up on all your Husky Spirit Gear at the UConn Bookstore! Receive 20% off one Husky Spirit item with the coupon at the back of the Family Schedule of Events!

William Benton Museum of Art

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 245 Glenbrook Road

The William Benton Museum of Art is Connecticut’s state art museum with a collection of more than 6,500 works dating from the 15th to the 21st centuries. The museum annually presents 10-12 exhibitions of art from its collection and from loaned works. Check out UConn's collection of campus art and sculptures through the Benton's self-guided walking scavenger hunt.

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: 1 Royce Circle

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry is one of America’s hidden treasures—a superb collection of over 3,500 puppets from all over the world; an archive of books, manuscripts, posters, drawings, audio-visual materials and photographs all covering the history of puppetry. Stop by and see all of our treasures!

Dairy Bar

Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Location: 3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Extension

Come enjoy a scoop (or two!) of UConn’s award winning Dairy Bar ice cream. With over 24 different flavors to choose from, there are options for the entire family.

HuskyTHON Fall Fest

Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Fairfield Way

Feeling fall? Join HuskyTHON for our first ever HuskyTHON Fall Fest! Presented by the Morale Team. Enjoy a fall fair style event with food trucks, yard games, vendors, trick-or-treating, giveaways, and more!

Future Nurses for DEI Art Exhibition

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Student Union Room 310

Future Nurses for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (FNDEI) is collaborating with local artists to celebrate the Women's Center and PRLACC's 50th anniversaries.  This art exhibition is a fundraiser.  All proceeds will be allocated to scholarships for minority nursing students.

Dinner on Your Own

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Across Campus

Suggestions: Union Street Market, Dining Halls and Downtown Storrs.

Shabbat Services & Dinner

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Hillel House, 54 North Eagleville Road

Join us for Shabbat services at 6pm and a delicious Kosher Shabbat Dinner at 7pm at UConn Hillel. You do not have to attend services in order to join us for dinner, please RSVP to

Volleyball vs. Butler

Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Gampel Pavilion

Voices of Concinnity

Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Storrs Congregational Church

Come experience Voices of Concinnity for a concert of exquisitely crafted choral sound that spans the spectrum of emotions.  Concinnity performs iconic and new choral works that bring chills, thrills, and tears, leaving the audience moved, inspired... changed.  Tickets are $15 (students free). Reserve tickets:

Fall Puppetry Slam

Time: 7:30 pm
Location: von der Mehden Recital Hall

The UConn Fall Puppet Slam will feature short works by professional puppeteers and performers from around New England, including Cabot Parsons and Anatar Marmol-Gagné, as well as new works by UConn Puppet Arts students. Recommended for mature audiences. Doors open at 7 pm, seating is first, come first served. 

Dramatic Arts Sophomore BFA Performance - Failure: A Love Story

Time: 8:00 pm
Location: The Studio Theatre in the Drama Music Building (DRMU 134/138)

Join the Department of Dramatic Arts Sophomore BFA Acting class for a free performance of Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins, directed by Sandi Carroll.

Failure: A Love Story: a comedy about the tragic tale of the three Fail Sisters who all die in the same year. Utilizing shadows, live music and movement, the show is a collaboration between UConn Acting, Music and Puppet Arts Students. Run time: 1 hour. FREE ADMISSION.

SUBOG Movie - Hocus Pocus

Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Student Union Theatre

FREE to UConn students and their families. UConn student must be in attendance and bring UConn ID.

Late Night

Time: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: Student Union

Late Night is a fun and exciting way to spend the end of your week. Each weekend has a theme, and there are always interactive activities, food, giveaways, and prizes. Late Night aims to provide a new experience at the Student Union every weekend, so join in on the fun!