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Welcome to the Chapman Family Room! Wherever you are in the world, Chapman is your home for lifelong connections, opportunities to learn and engage, and a vibrant community built on a shared tradition of excellence. 

Through this portal you will discover a wealth of curated virtual resources and events that will help you connect, thrive and celebrate everything you love about Chapman, all from the safety and comfort of your own home. 

Take a 3D Tour of the New Swenson Family Hall of Engineering

Keck’s Swenson Hall of Engineering opens in fall 2021 and will be the new home of our Fowler School of Engineering. Join Dean Andrew Lyon as he leads you on a virtual tour of our new facilities created to use the principles of Human-Centered Engineering, to change the world of engineering in the future.

Get To Know The Hilbert Collection In This Virtual Presentation

Founded in 2016, the Hilbert Museum of California Art is a significant repository celebrating 20th Century Scene Art by California artists. Join museum founders, Mark and Jan Hilbert and director, Mary Platt as they share stories and highlights from the Hilbert Museum's current exhibit.

College of Performing Arts Presentation and Q&A

Giulio Ongaro, Dean of the College of Performing Arts, and Julianne O’Brien, Chair of the Dance Department, share insights and updates about Chapman’s Dance Department and its new facilities.

Chapman Dialogue Series: Andrés Irlando

Wednesday, March 31 at 12:00 PM

Family Room Archives

The Archive houses links to our most impressive virtual offerings from over the years.

Virtual Economic Forecast

In light of the global pandemic and its economic impact, the Chapman University Economic Forecast is more important than ever. Next year’s trends will be presented during a virtual conference complete with a live Q&A with the experts

Ask The Experts Virtual Town Hall: Revitalizing California's Business Climate

Join Vice President of Research Thomas Piechota and moderators Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jennifer Keene, Ph.D. and Fowler School of Law Dean Matt Parlow, J.D. for a timely discussion that will draw on faculty expertise to contextualize and analyze the unprecedented storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The initial claim that “this is not who we are,” is now being challenged with “this is exactly who we are.” 

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Watch the 2020 State of Research and Creativity Event

The State of Research and Creative Activity provides a unique window into the exciting pursuits of Chapman faculty and students happening at the Orange and Rinker campuses.

This year’s event was completely virtual and highlighted Chapman faculty and student successes and those sponsors that have contributed to the support of research and creative activity.

The Chapman Master Classes

Join Dodge College for their Chapman Master Class series.

Lunch At The Forum w/ Thomas Piechota, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, Chapman University

Town & Gown's Lunch At The Forum presents:

COVID-19 One Year Later: Its Impacts on Health, Society and the Economy 

Chapman faculty and students responded in extraordinary ways to the pandemic. In addition, Chapman University began research to evaluate the health, social and economic impacts of the virus, which still continue. Dr. Piechota will moderate this Town Hall with Chapman faculty and students who will present their perspectives, looking back one year from when COVID-19 first impacted the U.S.