Parent Weekend 2017

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Family Fun Day

October 28, 2017

We invite you to campus for Family Fun Day on October 28, 2017.  It will be a great time for you to spend time with your student, enjoy many campus activities and have an opportunity for Q&A with our Administrative Team. 


Friday, October 27, 2017

Campus Bookstore

8:30-5:00, open in Student Center (check out specials)

Student Solution Center

8:30-5:00, open on 2nd floor of Student Center, available for one-on-one financial aid appointments; call 843-383-8002 for appointment.

Visit a Friday Class

Check out your student’s Friday schedule, and if there is s class that you might like to attend with your student, please contact Johnna Shirley at prior to October 20th so that arrangements can be made with the professor

Family time

Spend fun family time enjoying downtown Hartsville, Kalmia Gardens, Hartsville Museum, Darlington Raceway Museum, McLeod Farms & Museum and so much more.  For a list of local things to do or restaurants & shops to enjoy, you can go to our Chamber website at


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Family Fun Day Registration

9:00-10:00am – DeLoach Center Atrium, please drop by registration to pick-up your family event passes and your lunch vouchers

Parent Q&A with Administrative Team

10:00am – Cobra Club Room, DeLoach Center

Tailgating/Lunch in Dining Hall

11:00am – Tailgating Begins, Coker Athletic Field
Bring your tents, chairs and grills to tailgate.  We will also have a food truck and beverage station available.  (Parents will receive two $7.50 food vouchers that can be used in the Coker Dining Hall or at the Food Truck) or bring your grill and tailgate with your family.

Coker Athletics & Alumni Games & Activities (family passes provided for events)

10:00am – Alumni Baseball Game, Tom J. New Field at Dan Schmotzer Stadium

10:00am – Alumni Softball Game, Saleeby-Stokes Field

10:00am – Alumni Soccer Game (indoor), Timberlake-Lawton Gym

11:00am – Alumni Women’s Basketball Game, DeLoach Center11:00am  - Alumni Men’s Lacrosse Game, Byerly Park

12:00am – Alumni Men’s Basketball Game, DeLoach Center

1:00pm – WOMEN’S SOCCER MATCH, Coker vs. Carson-Newman, Coker Athletic Field

3:00pm – WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL MATCH, Coker vs. Anderson, DeLoach Center

3:30pm – MEN’S SOCCER MATCH, Coker vs. Carson-Newman, Coker Athletic Field

7:00pm – All-Time Coker Women’s Basketball & Softball Teams Reception, DeLoach Center

7:30pm – Announcement of All-Time Coker Women’s Basketball & Softball Teams, DeLoach Center


We certainly hope that you can join us for Family Fun Day, October 28, 2017.  Please don’t hesitate to call Johnna Shirley at 843-383-8010 or email either or

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