Spring Family Weekend 2022 | April 8-10

This student-planned weekend includes the signature Lu’au performance. We will share more details as they become available. The Parents & Families Council also will hold its Spring meeting and a reception for all parents. 

Friday, April 8
  • Alum Author Visit - Cynthia Nims
    1 p.m.
    Logger Store
    Puget Sound alum Cynthia Nims is a best-selling food author who’s written cookbooks based on celebrated iconic foods such as oysters, crabs and wild mushrooms. She includes our Logger Bookstore on her current book tour supporting her latest release, “Shellfish” (PenguinRandomHouse). As part of ASUPS Spring Family Weekend, she’ll be available for a book-signing. Welcome back, Cynthia!
    Read more here.
  • Parents Reception hosted by the Parents & Families Council
    5 - 6:30 p.m.
    Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall
    Enjoy refreshments and mingle with other Puget Sound families. Open to all parents, families, and their students.
    Register to attend here.
 Saturday, April 9
  • Parents & Families Council Spring Meeting
    8:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
    Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall
    Open to Parents & Families Council members and those parents and families interested in joining.
  • Volunteer Recognition Brunch
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall
    Open to Parents & Families Council volunteers.
  • Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society - Undergraduate Research Symposium
    -Morning Student Talks | 9:30 - 11:25 a.m. | Thompson 175
    -Keynote Speaker - "Targeting Sympathetic Nerves After Myocardial Infarction to Prevent Arrhythmias and Alter Inflammation" with Beth Habecker, PhD | 12 - 1 p.m. | Thompson 175
    -Lunch Break | 1 -2 p.m. | 
    -Afternoon Student Talks | 2 -3 p.m. | Thompson 175
    -Poster Session | 3 -4 p.m. | Harned Atrium
  • Annual Ka Ohana Me Ke Aloha Lu'au Performance
    7:30 p.m.
    Tickets can be ordered here.
    -A Hawaiian-inspired dinner will be served in the diner at the Wheelock Student Center at 5PM, and will be paid for ala carte. Then, audience members are encouraged to head over to the Fieldhouse for the performance.
    -There will be a country store filled with all sorts of goodies from Hawai'i! This store will be held in the Wheelock Student Center from 11am-1pm. Then, the store will continue to hold sales in the fieldhouse before the shower and throughout the store. There will be spam musubi, Hawai'i lunch bags, Hawai'i candies, nuts, and cookies, and much much more!

  • Throughout the weekend, the School of Music Opera Theater will present The Pirates of Penzance in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Four performances are being offered from Thursday, April 7 through Sunday, April 10. Tickets are available online or at the door. More info can be found here.

Please note that current campus COVID-19 policy and guidelines state that all guests to campus must be fully vaccinated. Guests must register for the event they are attending. Masks also must be worn when not eating or drinking. Any change to this policy will be communicated via email with all attendees.

Family photo at Puget Sound