Parents & Families

Family Events

  • Founders Day
    On Thursday, February 20 we will celebrate Founders Day, the anniversary of Union's founding, and mark our 225th year. Join us in Memorial Chapel at 1:00 p.m.
  • Campaign Launch and 225th Birthday Celebration
    We invite all members of the Union Community to join the Union College Board of Trustees and President David R. Harris at our Campaign Launch and 225th Birthday Celebration on Friday, February 21 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Field House. RSVP online by February 14.
  • Steinmetz Symposium
    Each spring Union highlights advancements made by student researchers through oral presentations, dance and musical performances, art showcases and poster sessions with a primary focus on senior capstone projects and thesis work. We invite you to join us for this engaging and inspiring academic symposium.
  • Prize Day
    Prize Day is held on a Saturday in May, in Memorial Chapel. Students are honored for achievement in academics, research, service and governance. Parents and families are invited to participate in the celebration.
  • Commencement
  • Summer Welcome Receptions, Summer 2020
  • First-Year Orientation, September 2020
  • Homecoming & Family Weekend
    The on-campus festive fall weekend of tours, performances, panel discussions, music, hayrides, great sports and other events for students and family members of all ages. Save the date for 2020 - October 23-25!

Community Events

  • College Relations Events
    Union welcomes alumni, parents and friends to participate in programs planned in and around Schenectady as well as in your backyard. Events are added frequently, so check back often.
  • Campus Calendar
    See what's happening around campus.
  • Student Activities
    Parents can also follow Student Activities on Facebook to learn about the myriad of programs and opportunities available to the Union community.
  • Athletics
    Check the calendar and league schedules.