September 29, 2009


SUBJECT:    Have You Registered for Family Weekend 2009?

We invite you and your family to join with others from across the country for the UC San Diego second annual All-Campus Family Weekend, October 23 - 25, 2009. Family Weekend is a significant campus tradition that will bring together over 800 UCSD family members, campus departments, student organizations, and the extended UC San Diego community for a weekend of exciting and stimulating activities. This is your opportunity to show your family your world, have them meet your friends and faculty, and enjoy the distinctive aspects of UC San Diego. During Family Weekend you and your family can experience the extraordinary aspects of College life, visit the Birch Aquarium or Calit2 facilities, see a play at the world-renowned La Jolla Playhouse, take a Sustainability Tour, cheer on our athletes, or take family photos with campus landmarks. A full day-by-day schedule of events is available on the Family Weekend Web site,

We also remind you that Family Weekend is not just for first-year students - it is for the entire campus community! Therefore, we encourage you to invite your parents and family members to register for the weekend and show them what you enjoy most about UC San Diego. Register on the Family Weekend Web site, Early registration ends October 9, 2009. Questions regarding Family Weekend registration can be directed to or the Family Helpline, (858) 534-7273.

We hope you and your family will join the campus community to make Family Weekend your UC San Diego Family Tradition!

Penny Rue
Vice Chancellor -
Student Affairs

Steven Adler
Provost Earl Warren College

Ann Craig
Provost Eleanor Roosevelt College

Allan Havis
Provost Thurgood Marshall College

Naomi Oreskes
Provost Sixth College

Susan Smith
Provost John Muir College

Don Wayne
Provost Revelle College