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February: Parent & Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend 2019 will be February 22-24

We are so excited to announce that Parent & Family Weekend registration is now open to all members of the DU Parent & Family Community!

Register now to get your pick at tickets that are sure to sell out quickly; including DU hockey tickets (included in your registration), tours of the Denver Broncos Mile High Stadium and an exclusive tour around downtown Denver with Denver Walking Tours.

Questions about Parent & Family Weekend after reading through our registration main page? Check out our FAQ sheet for more information!

to register now for Parent & Family Weekend!

Having trouble navigating the registration site? Check out our step-by-step instructions.

Important Dates to Note:
January 11: Last day for Early Bird Pricing
January 12: Regular Pricing Beings
February 8: Last day to register & last day for refunds or changes to your registration!

We also provide suggestions for many other things to do in the Denver area and on campus. See our suggestions for Popular Denver Attractions and Local Restaurants you can visit next time you're here.

We look forward to seeing you in February!


June: Commencement

Congratulations to the parents and families of graduating students! For details about commencement activities, instructions for students, merchandise, and more, please visit the DU commencement website 


September: Orientation

Transitioning into college is one of the most exciting times of your student's life. It can be both thrilling and challenging. During Parent and Family Orientation, several presentations and resources are available to help families learn about academic policies and requirements, and how to support their student's academic, physical, and emotional health.

Here are some presentations that took place during Parent & Family Orientation 2018:

Culture of Care, Support & Partnership

Parent & Family Engagement

Career Development & Internships

Study Abroad at DU: Expand Worldview

Student Financial Services

Health & Counseling Center: Success Through Wellness


October: Homecoming

Parents and families, alumni, current students, and DU community members are invited to connect and celebrate Homecoming & Family Weekend, October 12th - 14th, 2018. 

The website for Homecoming & Family Weekend is [email protected]

Contact info for questions about this event is [email protected] or 303-871-2777.