Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to questions regarding Family Weekend 2017. Check back in late August 2018 for an updated FAQ for this year's Family Weekend!

When should families arrive and depart?

Check-in and packet pick-up opens at 10:30 a.m. on November 3, 2017. If you would like to meet with your student's advisor, meetings are available by appointment on Friday only. Friday's schedule is full of great open houses across campus, a fun Street Party and evening debate-don't miss it! Saturday morning, there will be a selection of morning programs followed by a picnic on the Mills Lawn. Saturday afternoon includes a men's lacrosse scrimmage, a parent-to-parent panel, and evening movie and trivia night! Sunday events include our annual Founder's Day worship service that will conclude by noon.

Where should I park?

The parking is open and free in the SunTrust Parking garage and on-campus. The SunTrust Parking Garage on is located on Lyman Avenue.
Get directions to the SunTrust Plaza Parking Garage.

How do families register?

Registration is online and opens on September 6, 2017. As part of the registration process, you will receive a confirmation of the events your family signed up to attend. Registered families may pick up their information packets beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 3 in the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center Auditorium Lobby. Onsite registration begins at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 3, in the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center Auditorium Lobby.

What is the cost?

The registration fee is $50 per family for the weekend festivities. Should an event require an additional fee, it will be noted in the registration information. 

How do I schedule an appointment with my student's advisor?

You may request an appointment with your student’s advisor by contacting the Student Affairs office by email ( with your student’s name, faculty advisor, and the time you will arrive on campus on Friday, November 3. All appointments must be requested by Monday, October 30 to ensure appointments times can be scheduled. Please know, appointments are based on faculty availability.

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Rollins College
Cornell Campus Center, Dave's Down Under, Suite 103
1000 Holt Ave. - 2771
T. 407.646.2345