Grandparents Day

Wednesday, April 24
University of Northwestern
3003 Snelling Ave North
St. Paul, MN 55113

Make wonderful memories with your grandchild by enjoying a day on Northwestern’s campus for Grandparents Day!

You will have the opportunity to enjoy pastries and coffee, chapel with our students, lunch, classroom experiences, a photo booth, campus tours, and closing entertainment by Bob Stromberg from Triple Espresso. 

Cost: $15 per person  |  Registration is now closed and the event is full


8—9:15 a.m.
Grandparents Day check-in

Parking instructions will be included in your confirmation letter once you are registered for the event. (All guests will arrive and park off campus at 2955 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville.  Once checked-in, then sit back and relax on one of our chartered buses, as we treat you to a guided campus tour.)

9:30—10 a.m.
Welcome Session, Nazareth Great Room

Begin the day with pastries, coffee, and a welcome from our Northwestern Leadership team.

10—10:30 a.m.

Meet up with grandchild in Knight Hall for a UNW Chapel experience.

10:30—11:15 a.m.
Chapel, Knight Hall

Attend Wednesday chapel with your grandchild

11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
Lunch, Billy Graham Community Life Commons 

Enjoy lunch with your student at a time that works with their class schedule.

Noon—3 p.m.
Optional activities offered
  • Extra Sessions:
    1 p.m. – Nazareth Great Room  - A Northwestern Professor goes to War - Dr. Aling
    2 p.m. - Nazareth Chapel - The Story behind Nazareth Chapel - Dr. Baden
  • Photo Booth – Totino/Knight Hall (across from Ticket Office)
  • Visit Island Chapel
  • Israel Artifact Exhibit - Billy Graham Commons (2nd Floor)
  • Campus Store – Billy Graham Commons (1st Floor)
  • Tour Denler Art Gallery – Knight Hall (2nd Floor)
3—4 p.m.
Closing Session, Nazareth Great Room

The final session includes a time of worship, inspiration, and keeps you laughing as comedian Bob Stromberg (from Triple Espresso) takes the stage.

4 p.m.

Shuttles back to parking lot, pick up at double doors by Nazareth Chapel

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please discuss your plans with your student/grandchild AHEAD OF TIME, since some students’ schedules might limit the amount of time they can spend with you.

If you have any questions, please contact Jody Reynolds, Coordinator for Parent Relations, at or 651-631-5350.

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