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Parent and Family Weekend

Parents & Families

Parent and Family Weekend

Friday, October 1 - Saturday, October 2, 2021

We look forward to welcoming CUI Parent & Families back on campus this year for the 2021 weekend celebration. Join the CUI community for a variety of events including; Friday Chapel, CUI Family Dinner in the Rodney Grimm Student Union, Athletic Events, & more!

Can't make it back to campus? Join us virtually on Friday from 3:00 - 4:30 pm. Details below. Be sure to register for a special "at home participation box"!

Register Here

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 1st
10:30AM - 11:00AM


11:00AM - 2:00PM

Lunch in Rodney Grimm Student Union (purchase tickets in student union)


Check in opens on Eagles' Landing Patio. (Check in anytime between 1:00PM - 6:00PM)

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Tours & Open House

  • Tour Campus and Learn More about the Eagle Athletics Initiative with Eron Jacobson '94, Executive Director of Development.
  • Marine Biology Lab open
  • Engineering Program Director Meet & Greet with Gabriela Espinosa, Director of Engineering
  • SSG Matthew Thompson Veterans Resource Center open house
  • Preview the Concordia Choir Rehearsal featuring guest Jeremy Bankson
  • Live & Virtual: Estate Planning Seminar hosted by Jonathan Howard '04, Assoc. Director of Development
  • Virtual Parent Coffee Talk & Bingo. Meet President Thomas and other campus leaders during this virtual meet & greet and Q&A session. Then, log in and join virtually with your student as Tamara Sauer '02, MA '18, Senior Director of Alumni & Family Relations, hosts a LIVE Virtual Bingo game.
4:30PM - 5:30PM
  • Athletic Parent & Student Meet & Greet with Crystal Rosenthal '02, MCAA '08, Director of Athletics/Head Softball Coach and Glory Fung, Assoc. Athletic Director
  • Fine Arts Parent & Student Meet & Greet for students and families in music, theatre, and/or the arts
5:30PM - 7:00PM

CUI Family Dinner & Game Night with Dr. Thomas (Rodney Grimm Student Union) $5 per guest - pre-pay upon registering

Saturday, October 2nd
10:30AM - 12:30PM

Brunch available on campus ($7 per guest - pre-pay upon registering)

11:30AM - 1:00PM

Choose your Own Adventure - Family Weekend Style! Attend a Painting Session, join a Disc Golf Tournament, or go on a hike up French Hill. All adventures are meant to be enjoyed with your student. Registration required.


Women's Volleyball vs. Point Loma (CU Arena)

Purchase Tickets

Sunday, October 3rd

Fall Festival of Hymns 2021: All Creation Sings!
Concordia Choir
Concordia Master Chorale
Michael Busch, conductor
CU Center
General Admission $15
Tickets Required


Final day to participate in CUI's Virtual Eagle Golf Classic! Support Eagles from your home course. CLICK HERE to register and for more details.

All times are in PST

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*In-person events and activities subject to change based on state and local COVID regulations.
*At this time, masks are required for all indoor activities, regardless of vaccination status.

Things to Do Around Campus

Special Hotel Rates

CUI is pleased to offer special rates in partnership with two local hotels: Hilton Garden Inn and Sonesta. Both hotels are close to Concordia and offer competitive rates and comfortable spaces.

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn Irvine
2381 Morse Ave
Irvine, CA 92614
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Sonesta Hotel

Sonesta Hotel
17941 Von Karman
Irvine, CA 92614
*Use promo code CONC for special rates
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