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Welcome to Marquette from the Parent Program

Whether you are a new parent or a parent of a senior, the following information will provide you and your student with relevant information. Every month during the academic year, the Marquette Parent Program will send an e-newsletter to highlight key events, dates and important university news.

Family Weekend, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1; registration opens Sept. 1

You are invited to connect with your student and the Marquette family during Family Weekend 2017. Join the university Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 for three days of activities for parents, siblings and students, including theatre and musical performances, open houses and tours, worship opportunities, bingo, movies, Milwaukee excursions, and much more. There are many free events that do not require registration. Registration for ticketed events opens Friday, Sept. 1, and some events will fill to capacity quickly.

Homecoming: Oct. 2 – 8

Can’t make it to Family Weekend? Save the date for Homecoming 2017. This year Homecoming will coincide with Alumni Reunion Weekend to create a Marquette experience like no other. The Marquette community will come together to celebrate the pride and passion for our university from Sunday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Oct. 8. This week, Marquette announced headliners Fitz and the Tantrums and AJR will perform at its on-campus Homecoming 2017 concert on Saturday, Oct. 7, in Central Mall.

Partake in the fun, enjoy great food, experience some hearty competition and create lifelong memories during Homecoming 2017.

Study Abroad Fair is Sept. 12

Students who are considering studying abroad should attend the Office of International Education's Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Program representatives and study abroad alumni will share why hundreds of Marquette students study abroad each semester. In addition to the one-day event, the Office of International Education will offer program-specific information sessions throughout September.

All students planning to study abroad this spring need to have applications completed by Oct. 1. General application requirements include completing an online form, submitting an essay and soliciting letter(s) of recommendation.

Marquette University Fall Career Fairs, Sept. 27 and 28

The Marquette University Career Services Center will host two career fairs in September. The first, on Sept. 27, is focused on students studying in the areas of business, communication, government and nonprofit. The following day, Sept. 28, will cater to students studying engineering, computer science and information technology. The Career Services Center provides a variety of programs and services to help students prepare for their job search throughout the academic year.


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