2014 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 24Friday, October 24


11 am - 8 pm
Family Weekend Hospitality and Information
North Foyer, Phillips Hall
Family members, guests or students with Ithaca College ID may pick up registration materials.  Tickets for Saturday’s football game are included in the Family Weekend registration fee, but MUST be picked up at the hospitality and information area prior to Saturday’s game.!

2 pm - 6 pm
Ithaca and Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau
North Foyer, Phillips Hall
Staff members of the tourism promotion agency for Ithaca and Tompkins County are prepared to answer your tourism related questions.  From restaurant suggestions to overnight accommodations to waterfalls, they have the answers for you.  Visit their booth to get your free “Ithaca is Gorges” bumper sticker and the answers to all of your questions.  You can also enter their drawing for an Ithaca-themed gift basket full of Ithaca-made products, books, and gift cards to local businesses.

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Ithaca 101: Unlocking Ithaca’s Best Kept Secrets
Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall
Ithaca is Gorges – you’ve seen it on T-shirts and bumper stickers.  Now is your chance to experience the city behind the slogan.  From waterfalls to wine, restaurants to recreation, festivals to farmers’ markets, the Ithaca area is packed with entertaining activities and events.  This presentation includes “gorges” images, great information, and a question-and-answer session at the end so that you can get personalized trip-planning advice from local tourism specialists.  Presented by the Ithaca and Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Hillel Shabbat Services
Muller Chapel

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hillel Shabbat Dinner and Reception
Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall
You are cordially invited to participate in a special Family Shabbat Dinner.  While others will be trying desperately to reserve a spot at a packed downtown restaurant, you can partake in this full dinner served and catered by Ithaca College Kosher Dining specifically for you.  RSVPs are required.  The price for the whole family is $50.00.  Space is limited to the first 60 reservations.  Click here to register.

7:00 pm
One World Concert
Emerson Suites
Interested in exploring the world?  Join the Ithaca College International Club as they come together to celebrate diversity.  As part of International Education week, this concert is dedicated to the appreciation of arts, music, dance, and other performances representing different cultures in the United States and internationally.

8:00 pm
Student Activities Board sponsored movie
Earth to Echo
Textor 102

8:15 pm
School of Music Concert: Concert Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Ford Hall, Whalen Center for Music
Mark Fonder and Douglas Avery, conductors
Concert Band: "New DIrections" Colleen Clark Quartet, Guest Artists
Dana Wilson: Shortcut Home
Colleen Clark: Pyrotechnics
Joe Hisaishi/Goto: Howl's Moving Castle
Arturo Marquez/Nichol: Conga de Fuego Nuevo

Other Events on Campus

Please feel free to attend any events on campus as a Family Weekend guest 

10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Handwerker Gallery
Gannett Center
Exhibit: Letter to Our Former Selves: 2014 Alumni Show
Featuring the work of Ithaca College alumni artists Pilar Nadal '99, Elise Nicol '83, Tamsen Wojtanowski '03, and Michael Robinson '03.

8:00 pm
Men's Club Ice Hockey vs. St. Bonaventure University
The Rink in Lansing, NY (off campus)



Campus Events

All services are open and available for your use during Family Weekend as noted below.

Fitness Center
The Fitness Center is open to family members and guests age 16 and over.
Friday 7 am – 8pm

Campus Store
Store hours:
Friday 9am – 5pm
A representative for College rings will be available from 10am – 3pm on Friday

Mac’s General Store
Phillips Hall annex
Friday 8:30 am – 10:00 pm

On-campus Dining

Dining Halls

All dining halls accept cash and credit cards and are buffet style all you can eat. Check with your student about the availability of guest passes on their meal plan.

Campus Center Dining Hall
Breakfast 7:00 am - 10:00 am ($7.50)
Continental Breakfast 10:00 am - 11:00 am ($6.00)
Lunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm ($9.50)
Lite Lunch 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm ($8.00)
Dinner 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm ($11.50)

Terrace Dining Hall
Full Brunch/Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00pm ($9.50)
Dinner 5:00 pm - 8:00pm ($11.50)

Towers Dining Hall
Breakfast 7:00 am - 10:30 am ($7.50)
Continental Breakfast 10:30 am - 11:00 am ($6.00)
Lunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm ($9.50) 

Retail Locations

All retail locations accept cash and credit cards.

Food Court
First Floor Phillips Hall
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

First Floor Phillips Hall
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Grand Central
Second Floor Egbert Hall
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

BJ's/Sub Connection
Towers Concourse
11:30 am - 1:00 am

Center for Health Sciences Coffee Kiosk
Second Floor Center for Health Sciences
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cafe @ Park
Second Floor Roy H. Park School of Communications
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Business Cafe
Second Floor Atrium Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Library Cafe
Main Floor Library
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dillingham Cafe
Dillingham Lobby
10:30 am - 1:30 pm



For more information about events happening in the Ithaca community visit the Ithaca and Tompkins County Visitors Bureau events listings.