Family Weekend Events


Celebrate Armstrong Day

Come experience the largest Armstrong event of the year.  Celebrate Armstrong Day is a half day long festival sponsored by the Campus Union Board.  Student organizations and campus departments sponsor booths to showcase their organization and department.  There is live entertainment, games, food, and something for everyone.  Click here to learn more about Celebrate Armstrong Day.

Masquers present "The Weird"

The Armstrong Masquers troupe continues its black box series with Robert Aguirre-Sacasa’s The Weird as a fun and frightening Halloween teaser.   Do you enjoy tales of the Macabre or, if you’re old enough to remember, Tales from the Crypt? This is an anthology of terror and suspense in the macabre fashion along with a tale of superhero drama thrown in for fun, just in time to celebrate Halloween.  Seating is limited; the Masquers recommend obtaining tickets in advance.  Regular admission: Only $10  Click here to purchase your tickets in advance.

Lil Sibs

Little brothers and sisters often miss their older siblings when they go off to college.  Little siblings of Armstrong students are invited to participate in the lil sib overnight program on October 19-20.  Little siblings must be the same sex as the Armstrong student with whom they are staying; the lil sib must be 12 years of age or older; the student will be responsible for the lil sib's conduct while they are on campus; the lil sib cannot be left unaccompanied at any time; only one lil sib is allowed per student; the participating lil sib must share a family kinship to the Armstrong student (must have the same legal guardian); and must agree to participate in Family Weekend activities.  Parents and guardians who have students particpating in the lil sibs program will have to turn in a waiver and release form upon check-in on Friday afternoon.  For questions regarding the lil sibs program, contact Angela Storck, Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life at 912-344-3384 or

Cookout and Kick-Off

Help officially kick-off Family Weekend with a cookout sponsored by the Office of Advancement.  The Armstrong Pirate Mascot will be present greeting families and students as well as an official welcome from Armstrong Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Keith Betts and Director of Parent Services, Ms. Diana Anderson.

Movie on the Lawn

The weather in Savannah is perfect for an outdoor movie!  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join other students and families in a movie on the lawn. 

Treasure Savannah

Armstrong has a heart for service.  Treasure Savannah is Armstrong's day of service event that celebrates Armstrong's long and rich history in Savannah.  Family members and siblings of students can participate in Treasure Savannah.  All Treasure Savannah participants must be 14 years old.  Any non-Armstrong student who is under 18 years old may only participate in on campus Treasure Savannah projects and will have to have a signed permission from a parent or legal guardian.  Click here to sign up for Treasure Savannah.  Click here to register for Treasure Savannah.

Student Success at Armstrong

Do you want to help your student be successful in college and not quite sure what to do?  Join Dr. Herbert Bruce, Director of First Year Experience, through an interactive presentation and discussion on how you can support your student's academic success.

Evening on the Town

Whether your interest is culture, history, or dining Savannah has something to offer everyone.  Spend the afternoon and evening with your student on a trolley tour, exploring River Street, City Market and much more.  Families will be provided a Savannah information packet at check-in.