Events for Parents and Families

We hope you will attend — or perhaps volunteer at — one of our popular upcoming events. Questions? Email

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Upcoming Events

Christmas Break for students

December 8–January 2

Winter Quarter classes begin

Wednesday, January 3

Poesìa en la canciòn: Art Songs of Central and South America

Sunday, January 7 | 4 p.m.
Nickerson Studios

Celebrate the rich culture and poetry from Mexico, Central, and South America in an evening of song. The concertfeatures SPU music faculty Chérie Hughes and Dainius Vaičekonis.

Homecoming and Family Weekend

February 2–3, 2018
All-access individual pass*, $20
All-access family pass* (up to six family members), $45

Basketball galore, Jane Eyre: The Musical, the always-amazing Talent Show, and more fill this popular weekend. For a complete schedule and information, visit  

*Includes admission to all weekend events except the Falcon Family Brunch and Alumni Awards Dinner.

What’s coming next?

When do residence halls open and close? When does Autumn Quarter begin? How about Orientation or finals? Academic year highlights for the coming year are now posted.