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

Summer Sessions begin
June 11

Sessions are four to eight weeks long. During them, undergraduate students can complete required courses in their major or take courses to compliment their programs. Learn more.

Summer Visit Days
June 29, July 13, July 27, August 17, and August 31
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

High school students, transfer students, and other prospective students can tour campus, learn about the admissions process and financial aid, and meet current students, staff, and faculty. A light lunch is included. Register for a Summer Visit Day.

Special Olympics at SPU (Gymnastics)
July 3–5
Royal Brougham Pavilion

Each of the three days of gymnastics events will feature two sessions. All sessions are open and free to the public. For the general schedules for each day, visit the SPU Athletic Department.

Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4

Campus closed.

Labor Day
Monday, September 3

Campus closed.

Academic Highlights
Visit the 2018–19 University Academic Calendar for a complete listing of important academic dates.

Editor’s note: The next parents’ In the Loop newsletter will be August 2018.

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.