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Family Weekend 2018

September 21-23 

 

More info about the 2019 Family Weekend will be posted as the date approaches. Review the 2018 schedule below to see what types of events will be available.

 

Family Weekend registration will be on site only at Hansen Student Center on Friday, September 21st (5-8pm) & Saturday, September 22nd (9-10am).  Registration fee is $15/person and includes Friday & Saturday evening entertainment, late night pizza, and lunch.  Please contact Liz Vales, Director of Student Activities at evales@iwu.edu with any questions.

Book your hotels now!  Use the links below for special IWU guest rates. 

Hyatt Place

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Friday, September 21st

Time

Event

Location

5:00pm-8:00 pm

Family Weekend Check-In

Hansen Student Center 

8:00 pm

Pop Culture Clash Game Show Trivia Night

Hansen Student Center 

8:00 pm

Late Night Pizza

Hansen Student Center 

 

Saturday, September 22nd

Time

Event

Location

9:00am - 10:00am

Family Weekend Check-In 

Light Breakfast Provided - Visit the Bookstore for a discount! 

Hansen Student Center

10:00am – 10:30am

Official Welcome from University

Hansen Student Center

10:30am - 11:00am

IWU Student Jazz Ensemble Performance

Hansen Student Center

11:00am - 11:45am

For Parents of First Years: What's Next?

Hansen Student Center

11:30am - 1:00pm

Lunch 

Memorial Center
Bertholf Commons

1:00pm - 6:00pm

Free time to explore campus & the Bloomington-Normal community! 

See the list of on-campus activities below to check out during this time! 

 

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Dog Scientists Lab: learn how we study dogs and the way they think and make decisions 

Shaw Hall 208

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Peace Panel: engage with peace activists  from around the world in discussions on peace building 

Hansen Student Center

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Family Games on the Quad: bags/cornhole, volleyball, spikeball, and more! 

Eckley Quad

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Reception

Multicultural House

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Esports 101: Stop by and visit the new Esports Arena and try the games out for yourself!

Hansen Student Center

3:30pm

IWU Women's Volleyball vs. Williams College

Shirk Center

7:30pm

Student Group A Cappella Performances 

Hansen Student Center

8:00pm

Musae: A Cappella Performance 

Hansen Student Center

 

Sunday, September 23rd

Time

Event

Location

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM     

Family Weekend Sunday Brunch
$9.75 per guest, paid to Sodexo at Bertholf Commons

Memorial Center
Bertholf Commons

 

Family Weekend Photos
A mother and daughter take pictures on the Quad during Family Weekend.
Derrick Streety and Family
Derrick Streety '18, and family attend the Family Weekend Welcome at Hansen Student Center.
Family Weekend 2014 Pictures with Tommy
Students and families enjoy getting their picture taken with Tommy the Titan on the Quad during Family Weekend.
FamilyWeekend 2014
Jacob Morris '18 spent time on the quad with his family during Family Weekend.
Daniel McGuire facepainter for Family Weekend
Recent IWU graduate, Daniel McGuire, applies his artistic skills as a member of the Zoo Lady's Zoo Crew.
Family photo with sculpture family at Family Weekend 2014.

A family takes their photo with one of the unique sculptures on exhibit on the Quad.