Freshmen-Parent Weekend

Event Details

Date: September 23 - September 25, 2010

Location: Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

Celebrate Freshmen-Parent Weekend

Family of first-year Augustana students are encouraged to join us for Freshmen-Parent Weekend on September 24-26. This weekend is dedicated to welcoming parents to campus and into their student’s life. Planned activities include a football game, soccer game, a workshop event, games, and more.

Local accomodations are available. View a campus map for the below locations.

Schedule of Events:

Sept. 24
4:30-5:30 p.m. Join us for the Fleece Blanket Project Solberg and Bergsaker lobbies
6:00-8:00 p.m. Bingo Night — Bergsaker Rec Room
8:00-10:00 p.m. Ultimate Game Night the Back Alley
Sept. 25
10:00-11:00 a.m. Strengths Finder Workshop with Lois Hoogeveen Bergsaker Rec Room
Find out all about Strengths Finder - a unique assessment taken by your student earlier this month and used in the New Student Seminars. Contact us at and we’ll send you information about how you can take the Strengths Finder assessment online before the workshop.
11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Southside BBQ Held between Solberg and Bergsaker Halls
$5 per person
1:00 p.m. Vikings Football vs. Southwest Minnesota State — Kirkeby-Over Stadium
7:00-9:00 p.m. West Mall Movie Night West Mall (at corner of West Ave. and 41st St.)
10:00 p.m. Join us for late-night Family Feud — Elmen Center
Sept. 26
11:00 a.m. -Noon

Family Weekend Worship Chapel of Reconciliation
You are invited to join us for worship service.

1:00 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Wayne State Soccer Complex

Schedule is subject to change.


The Augustana Bookstore is open these hours:

  • Friday, September 24: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 25: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
    (also selling merchandise at the football game in the afternoon)
  • Sunday, September 26: closed


Tracy Riddle
Associate Dean of Students
Augustana College
Phone: 605.274.4124