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FA Important Dates

Family Ambassadors (FAs) will be expected to attend all spring and fall training in addition to Parent and Family Orientation and Family Weekend.  Please review the list of commitments below before deciding to apply.

FA Spring Training

Currently, we are planning for on-line FA training this spring between April 5 - June 4 but may be able to shift to in-person training at some point. If you will not be in Evanston this spring, you will be allowed to participate in training on-line if we do make the shift. FAs will participate in up to five, one hour and 30-minute spring training sessions which will be scheduled once the FA team is selected.

Fall FA Camp

Fall FA Camp will be Friday, September 10– Sunday, September 12.

FAs will move in early in the daytime on Friday, September 10 with FA camp starting in the late afternoon. During FA Camp, FAs should expect to participate in training starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending by 9:00 pm. Please note that FA Camp is planned to occur largely in-person for September 2021, though format and dates are subject to change based on health and safety guidelines. 

* If you are a member of a fraternity/sorority planning to live in the house for the Fall 2021, it is your responsibility to secure early move-in approval from your house as soon as possible.  If you are not able to move in early, it is your responsibility to find alternate early move-in housing. Family Engagement will not be able to provide early housing for any FA not living in a residence hall or residential college.

Parent & Family Orientation + Wildcat Welcome

FAs are expected to be on-campus and remain available during the above timeframe in order to fulfill all responsibilities associated with Parent and Family Orientation and Wildcat Welcome. During Wildcat Welcome, responsibilities will only take about three hours per day at a variety of times. Please note that Parent and Family Orientation and Wildcat Welcome are planned to occur largely in-person for September 2021, though format and dates are subject to change based on health and safety guidelines.

Family Weekend 

Family Weekend 2021 will take place in late October or early November. The date of Family Weekend will be announced by the beginning of April.