The University of San Francisco: Koret Health And Recreation Center

Welcome Weekends

We welcome you to the University of San Francisco! Welcome Weekends was created for incoming new and transfer students. Departments throughout the University and the Division of Student Life are offering a select group of events and activities for your participation and enjoyment. New and transfer students will have the opportunity to learn and explore San Francisco as well as interact with other new and transfer students.

Please click on the event title below to register and get more information!

Due to limited spaces on Welcome Weekend Trips, please register for the wait list and you will be contacted if a spot becomes available.

Be sure to bring:
  • Snacks/food for the day
  • Money for dinner if a meal stop is included
  • Appropriate clothing & footwear & sunblock

* Receive a FREE t-shirt after attending a Welcome Weekend event!

* Each trip is associated with a $20.00 fee that is fully refundable after completion of attending the event.

* Welcome Weekend Spring events are only open to Freshmen and transfer students of USF.

* If you are under the age of 18, please contact, you need the signature of a parent or legal guardian.

* If you can no longer attend this trip, please contact, stating your name and the trip you can no longer attend in order to free up space for other students. This must be done 24 hours in advance before the trip to avoid any fees.

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Friday, 1/24/14

Off the Grid Food Trucks (Fort Mason)

Saturday, 1/25/14

Laser Tag

Sunday, 1/26/14


Saturday, 2/1/14    

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Sunday, 2/2/14

Golden Gate Bridge Walk

Welcome Weekends Academy of Sciences
Academy of Sciences
Welcome Weekends Alcatraz
Alcatraz Island
Welcome Weekends Cafe
Cafe Crawl
Welcome Weekends DeYoung Museum
De Young Museum
Welcome Weekends Food Trucks on Haight Street
Off the Grid Food Trucks
Welcome Weekends Golden Gate Bridge 1
Golden Gate Bridge Walk
Welcome Weekends Golden Gate Bridge 2
Golden Gate Bridge Walk
Welcome Weekends Great America
Great America
Welcome Weekends SF Giants 1
San Francisco Giants Game
Welcome Weekends SF Giants 2
San Francisco Giants Game
Welcome Weekends SF Zoo
San Francisco Zoo
Welcome Weekends Urban Hiker
Urban Hiker