Ranger Welcome Weekend

Parent and Family Schedule

English | Español

Wednesday, August 16

*Note: all sessions will be available in both English and Spanish. Be sure to let us know at check-in if you require translation assistance so we can connect you with the appropriate resources.

*Nota: todas las sesiones estarán disponibles tanto en inglés como en español. Asegúrese de informarnos en el check-in si necesita asistencia de traducción para que podamos conectarlo con los recursos apropiados.

8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Enter by Field House
*Residential  Students Only


Residence Hall Move-In*

It’s time to get settled into your new home! Our welcome crew will be ready and waiting to help you get checked in and unload your student’s gear into their residence hall.

3 - 5 p.m.

Student Center, 2nd Floor

Free Time and Hospitality Suite Open

Now is the time to run any last-minute errands! Have some down time? Visit our hospitality suite to relax, charge your phone, enjoy some snacks and chat with University faculty and staff.

4 - 5 p.m.

Student Center Patio

Commuter Check-In

Welcome commuter students and families! Visit the info tent to check in and get all the information you need for the weekend's events.

5 - 6:30 p.m.

Boettcher Commons Tent


Fire up your appetite for our sizzling BBQ bash.

6:30 - 8 p.m.

Field House

University Welcome

Join us for a formal kick-off to start Ranger Welcome Weekend, with a warm welcome from university leadership and Regi the Ranger.

Thursday, August 17

8 - 9 a.m.

Claver 315

Varsity Athletics Parent/Family Meeting

Parents and family members of varsity athletes ONLY are required to attend this session. Breakfast will be provided.

8:15 - 9 a.m.

Fortune Plaza


Start the day with some caffeine.

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

St. John Francis Regis Chapel

Family Welcome

Join us for a formal welcome from the Dean of Regis College and the Vice President of Student Affairs.

9:45 - 11 a.m.

St. John Francis Regis Chapel

Supporting the Whole Student

A wealth of support is available to your student to help them succeed - and as a parent or family member, you play a big part in that. 

11 - 11:45 a.m.

St. John Francis Regis Chapel


Keynote Speaker: Craig Zablocki

Author Craig Zablocki is "fun, innovative, highly engaging and non-power pointed." This interactive keynote session will leave you feeling inspired for what lies ahead.

12 - 2 p.m.

Claver Hall Classrooms

Lunch and Concurrent Sessions

Grab a box lunch and attend four short sessions covering topics of your choosing.

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2:30 - 4 p.m.

Boettcher Commons Tent

Resource Fair

Rejoin your students and explore all that our campus has to offer. Get connected to clubs, programs, campus jobs and more.

3:45 - 4 p.m.

Library Steps

Class Photo

At the beginning of every year, incoming students gather for one massive group photo - this is your opportunity to get a shot, too!

4:15 - 5 p.m.

Fortune Plaza

Blessing and Sending

A time to give thanks and bless this new endeavor.

5:15 - 6:15 p.m.

Field House


We come together to officially welcome our newest members of the Regis community and give them an opportunity to officially sign their names into our community ledger.

6:15 - 7 p.m.

Fortune Plaza

Unity in Diversity Reception

Students and families are welcome to join this special annual reception. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.

6 - 8 p.m.

Location of Your Choice

*On-Campus Option Available

Dinner in Denver

Feel free to venture into Denver and check out one of our fabulous local restaurants. The Student Center Café will also be open if you prefer to dine on campus.

*Students may return to campus by 9 p.m. for evening programming.

This concludes the Parent, Family and Guest Orientation Schedule

New students will continue their orientation with a full day of sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.