Events for Parents and Families

We hope you will attend — or perhaps volunteer at — one of our popular upcoming events. Questions? Email parents@spu.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Autumn Quarter final exams
Friday–Tuesday, Nov. 19–22


2021 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Tournament (West Region)
Saturday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Interbay Stadium
SPU Sports YouTube channel

Falcon women's soccer takes on the winner of the Hawaii Hilo vs. Sonoma State game. For more information about the NCAA tournament and for ticket information, visit Falcon Athletics. Fans are permitted in the stands after showing proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the past 36 hours. You can also watch the game live on the SPU Sports YouTube channel.


Residence Halls close
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m. (Pacific Time)


Christmas Break for students
Wednesday, Nov. 24–Monday, Jan. 3


Thanksgiving break
Thursday–Friday, Nov. 26–27

Campus departments and offices closed. 


Men's Basketball v. Point Loma
Saturday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Royal Brougham Pavilion
SPU Sports YouTube channel

Falcon men's basketball take on the Point Loma University Sea Lions. Visit the Falcon Athletics website for ticket information. Fans are permitted in the stands after showing proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the past 36 hours. You can also watch the game live on the SPU Sports YouTube channel.


Women's Basketball v. Central Washington
Thursday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Royal Brougham Pavilion
SPU Sports YouTube channel

Falcon women's basketball take on the Central Washington University Wildcats. Visit the Falcon Athletics website for ticket information. Visit the Falcon Athletics website for ticket information. Fans are permitted in the stands after showing proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the past 36 hours. You can also watch the game live on the SPU Sports YouTube channel.


Christmas week campus closure
Friday–Friday, December 24–31

Campus departments and offices closed.


Residence Halls reopen
Monday, Jan. 3, 1 p.m. (Pacific Time)


Winter Quarter begins
Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022


Academic calendars

SPU academic calendars, including important deadlines, final exam schedules, holidays, and academic highlights for 2021–22. 

What’s coming next?

When do residence halls open and close? When does Autumn Quarter begin? How about Orientation or finals? Academic year highlights for the coming year are now posted.