Family Weekend

Save the date! Oct. 6-8, 2023

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Friday, October 6

1-5 p.m. Registration check-in
Please stop by the Kilgo-Clinkscales House (across from Burwell Building/to the left of the president’s house) to pick up name badges and a small gift.

2-4 p.m. Parent Leadership Council gathering
Harley Room, Richardson Physical Activities Building
This meeting is by invitation only. For information on joining the Parent Leadership Council, please contact Thom Henson at

3:30-4:30 p.m. Student Research Presentations
Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts

3:30-5 p.m. Career Center Reception—How You Should and Should Not Help Your Student with Post-Grad Planning
Career Center, 101 Olin Building

3:30-5 p.m. Study Abroad Reception
International Programs Lobby, Mungo Exchange
Please join the Office of International Programs for a reception and meet-and-greet. This reception is for Wofford families who have students who will participate in a spring 2024 study abroad program or plan to participate in a future semester study abroad program. Family members can RSVP by emailing

4-5 p.m. PLC reception
Harley Room—Invitation only

5-6 p.m. Family mixer
Seal of Main Building
Join Wofford faculty, staff and fellow Wofford families for a time of conversation and fellowship. Everyone over 21 must have a wristband. IDs will be checked.

8 p.m. Band Party featuring The High Tides
Seal of Main Building
Families are invited to the Seal of Main Building and the outdoor area behind it for a time of music and fun. This event is BYOB—no glass bottles and no hard liquor. Everyone over 21 must have a wristband. IDs will be checked.

Saturday, Oct. 7

9 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration check-in
Please stop by the back of Kilgo-Clinkscales House to pick up name badges and a small gift.

8-9:15 a.m. Terrier Fun Run/Walk—Sponsored by the Wofford Student Athlete Advisory Committee
Seal in front of Main Building
Join other Terriers for a 5K around campus – you can walk or run – race begins at 8:15 a.m.

10 a.m. Order of 1854
Lawn of Main Building
This invitation only event is for Wofford alumni who have a first-year child or grandchild attending Wofford.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. All-campus tailgate party
Horseshoe between Shipp Hall and DuPré Hall
Featuring live music by the Thomas Rowland band, a BBQ food truck and a photo booth for fun snapshots.

1:30 p.m. Football vs. Samford
Gibbs Stadium

5 p.m. Choral concert
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

7 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs Mercer
Snyder Field

8 p.m. 5th Annual Terrier Family Trivia Night
Mungo Student Center Lobby
Join other Wofford families for the always popular annual Family Weekend trivia night.

Tickets are required for the football game. They can be purchased here:

The newly renovated Burwell Dining Hall will be open during Family Weekend. Here are the times and costs:

Friday, October 6 5-8 p.m. $8.55
Saturday, October 7 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $7.70
5 p.m.-7 p.m. $8.55
Sunday, October 8 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $7.70