Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Join Us for Family Weekend
September 29 to October 1

Make plans to join us for a fun-filled weekend that provides you with the opportunity to connect with your student and get a taste of their college experience at Florida Southern College!


Cost is $25.00 per person for the weekend (children under 5 are free). Unless noted otherwise, all meals and activities are included in the cost for the Family Weekend.

The online registration for Family Weekend is now closed. If you are still interested in attending Family Weekend, please call the Office of Student Development at 863.680.4206 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM for assistance.

Schedule of Events

Due to the disruption in schedule caused by Hurricane Irma, the play set to open on Family Weekend, “Dividing the Estate”, has unfortunately been canceled.

Friday, September 29

1:00 PM Check-in opens (Carlisle Rogers Building)
4:30 to 8:00 PM Dinner in Wynee’s Bistro (Optional; Additional Cost)
7:00 PM Kickin’ It Southern Style: Country Line Dancing Event (Thrift Alumni)

Saturday, September 30

7:30 AM Registration Opens for 5K/Fun Run (Southern Landing)
8:00 AM Family Weekend 5k Run, hosted by ROTC (Southern Landing)
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Check-in open in the Rogers Student Center for later arrivals (Carlisle Rogers Building)
9:00 to 10:00 AM Breakfast at Southern Landing (Included)
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Explore Frank Lloyd Wright and Polk Museum
Usonian House Tours
  • 10:30 AM
  • 1:00 PM
Polk Museum
  • 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
12:15 PM Lunch in Wynee’s Bistro (Optional; Additional Cost)
1:00 to 6:00 PM Family Time (Waterfront and Pool Open)
2:00 to 4:00 PM Pool Party - Come lounge by the pool and enjoy some tasty ice cream treats (Hollis Wellness Center)
2:00 to 4:00 PM Southern Sample - MOC Classes; choose 2; first come, first served. Enjoy a sampling of MOC classes (Christoverson Humanities Building)
5:00 to 7:00 PM Prime Rib and Shrimp Night (Wynee’s Bistro, Included)
7:00 PM Men’s Soccer vs. University of Tampa (Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale)
6:00 to 7:00 PM Sunset Singer Showcase (Bandshell)

Sunday, October 1

10:15 AM Continental Breakfast (Outside Annie Pfeiffer Chapel, Included)
11:00 AM Chapel Service (Annie Pfeiffer Chapel)
1:30 PM Catholic Mass (Annie Pfeiffer Chapel)