Family Day 2022

Saturday, September 17, 2022


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Arrival and Parking

Available Family Day parking lots and shuttle stops are shown on our Interactive Parking Map for Family Day 2022.

When arriving for Family Day, please go directly to one of the following parking lots (in numerical order):

  • P9 - Pruden Street
  • P19 - Bergami West
  • P24 - Wade Street
  • P35 – Charger Plaza
  • P37 – Alling Street (University Student Hall) – Shuttle Available Here (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • P45 – Hoffman Street
  • P51 - Railroad Salvage – Shuttle Available Here (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

After parking, please proceed to the Beckerman Recreation Center for Family Day check-in. If you are unfamiliar with campus, you can click "Wayfinding" on the interactive map to enter your location and see walking directions to the Beckerman Center. There will also be employees stationed around campus to help provide directions.

Shuttles will be provided from the Railroad Salvage and University Student Hall lots, only, looping to the Peterson Library Shuttle Stop. Shuttles will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Schedule is subject to change. All events are first come, first served. The Escape Room is limited to pre-registration ticket holders only.

Time Event Location
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Check-In and Registration Beckerman Recreation Center
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Continental Breakfast Beckerman Recreation Center
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Intention Bracelets
Create your own wearable memento of Family Day! Available while supplies last.
Alumni Lounge & Annex (located inside Bartels Campus Center)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Inflatable Fun Fest
Get ready to experience fun and interactive inflatables, geared for families of all ages hosted by SCOPE (Student Committee of Programming Events).
Bixler /Gerber Hall Quad
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Charger Pride Snapshots
Grab your family and friends and strike a pose at our photo booth station!
Bartels Patio (between Maxcy Hall and Bartels Campus Center)
11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Lawn Games
Bring your family members and challenge another team to a friendly lawn game.
Lawn Between Beckerman Recreation Center and Bayer Hall/Bethel Lawn
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch
Meals will be served in the Marketplace (Bartels Campus Center), WoW (Bergami Hall), and Food On Demand (Westside Hall). Menus vary based on location. Meal tickets will be provided for all family members during check in!
Marketplace, Bartels Campus Center, WoW, Bergami Hall, Moes, Bergami Hall, Food On Demand, Westside Hall
11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Shuttles to North Campus for Football Game
No sign up necessary, bus space is filled on a first come, first served basis.
Bus Pick Up in front of Maxcy Hall
11:45 a.m. March to North Campus
Join the University of New Haven Marching Band as they charge to DellaCamera Stadium to cheer on the football team!
Maxcy Hall (facing the Charlie horse statue)
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Charlie’s Craft Corner
Let your creativity flow! Bring your friends and family to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of open crafting.
Alumni Lounge & Annex (located inside Bartels Campus Center)
1 p.m. New Haven Football v. American International
Family member tickets will be included in your check in materials.
DellaCamera Stadium
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Grit n Wit
The challenge where brain meets brawn! Challenge your family and friends to obstacle course and puzzles to test your grit and wit.
Beckerman Recreation Center
2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Escape Room
Online pre-registration is required through Eventbrite during Family Day registration while tickets are available.

You and your team are trapped and you only have a short amount of time to escape the room by solving puzzles that challenge your mind. Be ready to think creatively.
German Club
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion Open House
Visit the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion to meet the Diversity Peer Educators and learn about the various cultures represented at the University of New Haven.
Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion/Patio
3 p.m. Residential Life Open House: Cupcake Decorating
There is no better way to kick off the fall season than with some festive cupcakes. This is also a perfect afternoon snack!
Bixler/Gerber Hall Quad (indoor)
5 p.m. Sung Beats
A master of live vocal instrumentation, Sungbeats mimics percussion, scratches, basslines, trumpets, strings, and many other sound effects to create organic music with the human voice. Join us in the Bucknall Theater for a high-energy, interactive showcase!
Bucknall Theater
7 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. American International Kathy Zolad Stadium
8 p.m. "Encanto” Movie Night
Join us for an outdoor showing of “Encanto” on the big screen! We encourage you to bring a blanket, towel or portable chair for you and your family. Singing is highly encouraged!
Bixler/Gerber Hall Quad