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Grandparents Day

Friday, March 16, 2018

Location: Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center, 807 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC US 29630


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Grandparents Day 2018 at SWU, hosted on Friday, March 16, will be a time for making family connections while getting a taste of campus life. Some activities include sharing meals with grandchildren, touring the historic campus, and the enjoying the spring musical production, Beauty and the Beast. There will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy free time together and several activity choices.

Tickets include:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • Lunch in the University Dining Commons
  • Entry to the Spring Musical, Beauty and the Beast (valid for the March 16 performance)
  • Discounts to the University Bookstore
  • Discounts at Blue Hill Coffee and Tea Co.
  • Free Bucket of Balls Coupon at the P.B. Wood Driving Range
  • Seminar on the New Tax Changes
  • SWU Chapel
  • Historic Campus Bus Tour


There is a discounted early bird registration price of $25 per Grandparent or Special Guest. Guests must register by March 9 to receive the discounted price. General Registration from March 10-16 is $30 per Grandparent or Special Guest. At the door registration is accepted at check-in. SWU students can participate in all activities for free.


Visit the Grandparents Day registration website to secure to tickets today! Feel free to contact Leah Moyer at (864) 644-5009 or email   with questions or to register via phone. 

Grandparents Day Schedule

8:15 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Family Photographs
Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center

8:45 a.m. Grandparent’s Day Welcome and Informational Meeting
Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center

9:00 a.m. Special Presentation

9:15 a.m. “What you need to know about the new tax changes” Seminar
Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center
Mr. Sam Head, Managing Partner, Carolinas Wealth Management

9:45 a.m. Break for Chapel with Your Student

10:00 a.m. Chapel
Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center

11:00 a.m. Historic Campus Bus Tour
Pick up Outside of Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center
Drop Off Outside of University Dining Commons

11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
University Dining Commons 


Historic Campus Bus Tour
The tour picks up at Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center at 11:00 a.m. and drops off at University Dining Commons where guests can enjoy lunch.

Lunch at the Dining Commons
The Dining Commons will be open from 11:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for grandparents and special guests to enjoy a meal with their student. The meal ticket is included in the grandparents day ticket package.

Visit a Class
Grandparents and guests are welcome to attend a class with students: Please coordinate this with your student!

Free Bucket of Golf Balls at the P.B. Wood Golf Driving Range
The P.B. Wood Golf Range is open dawn to dusk. Grandparents and guests can use the PIN on the driving range coupon for a free bucket of balls.

Campus Fair
Visit the Alumni and Admissions booth in the downstairs of the University Dining Commons, The Founders from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Cookies and refreshments are available.

Warrior Zone Campus Store
The Warrior Zone Campus Store in the Lowell Jennings Campus Life Center will have extended hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Grandparents and guests, remember to use your 20% off coupon!

Blue Hill Coffee and Tea Co.
The Blue Hill Coffee and Tea Co. in the Lowell Jennings Campus Life Center will have extended hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Grandparents and guests, remember to use your 20% off coupon!

Dinner on your own
The Dining Commons will be open for those wishing to dine on campus. Available hours 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Beauty and the Beast - Southern Wesleyan University Spring Musical
A ticket to the spring musical is included in the grandparents day ticket package. The ticket is valid for the Friday, March, 16 performance at 7:30 p.m. in the Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center Auditorium. Tickets can be picked up at the following times:

  • Morning Sessions 8:15 – 9:45a.m. at Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center
  • Lunch 11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the University Dining Commons
  • Tickets will be held until 2:00 p.m. on March 16.  

If you would like to purchase additional tickets, contact Jackie Bryant, 864-644-5408 or  .