Family Weekend 2021: October 15th-17th

Friends, family, students this is for you! In conjunction with Homecoming Weekend, we are excited to welcome our families back to campus! This weekend will be full of creating memories, reuniting with your student, and celebrating all that CUW has to offer. Please be sure to register.


Friday, October 15th

Homecooked meal

Time: 5:00pm
Location: Siebert Dining Hall

Join Sodexo for a very special homecooked meal featuring a recipe from one of our very own CUW students.
Adult: $9.50 Child: $6.00

Bonfire and Fireworks

Time: 8:00 - 9:30pm
Location: Bluff Amphitheater (weather dependent activity)

Enjoy a s’more and watch celebratory fireworks up close on the CUW Bluff!

Saturday October 16th

Family Check-In

Time: 9am – 12pm
Location: Albrecht Lounge

Come on by the Albrecht Lounge to check-in, receive your free CUW giveaways, and get more information on the schedule of events!

Women’s Field Hockey Game

Time: 10:00am
Location: Tomasini Stadium

Come on out and support the CUW Women’s Field Hockey at Tomasini Stadium. Free entrance tickets will be provided for CUW Families at the Family Check-In.


Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Siebert Dining Hall

Delicious meal served by our Sodexo staff! Be sure to also check out local restaurants listed in the FAQ section for special CUW discounts.
Adult: $8.45 Child: $6.00

Parking Lot Tailgate

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Parking Lot L

Hang out before the Homecoming Football Game with a Nacho Bar, Petting Zoo, Speed Sketchers, Bubble Soccer, Balloon Artist, and more!

Rain Location: Albrecht Lounge

Sand Volleyball and Lawn Games

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Regents Courtyard (weather dependent activity)

Have some family-fun competition with the open sand volleyball courts, lawn games, and of course, be sure to snag a picture in our photobooth!

Men’s Football Game

Time: 1:00pm
Location: Tomasini Stadium

Homecoming weekend means it’s football season! Show your Falcon Pride and cheer on our Football Team as they face St. Norbert. Free entrance tickets will be provided for CUW Families at the Family Check-In.

Monster’s University

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Albrecht Lounge

Description: Sit back and relax, enjoy some FREE popcorn, and hang out in Albrecht Lounge for our first showing of the family-friendly movie, Monster’s University.

Rain Location: Terrace Room

Women's Volleyball Game

Time: 2:00pm
Location: R. John Buuck Fieldhouse

Go Falcons! Be sure to stop on over to the Women’s Volleyball Game as they go against Marian University. FREE Admission tickets will be provided for CUW families at the check-in from 9am-12pm in Albrecht Lounge.

Ice Cream Social

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm               
Location: Regents Courtyard

Join Campus Ministry Leadership Team (CMLT) and Student Government Association (SGA) for delicious ice cream and fellowship.

Rain Location: Albrecht Lounge

Alumni/Student/Family Celebration

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Catalyst Sports Training Center

Come hang out and celebrate Concordia. Alumni, families and students are invited to gather for refreshments and fellowship after the football game and after the commencement ceremony. We welcome all 2020 graduates along with their families and friends who join us on their big day. Food and beverages provided. (Non - alcoholic and alcoholic options will be available.)


Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm
Location: Siebert Dining Hall or On Own

Enjoy dinner in the Siebert Dining Hall or explore your students’ favorite off-campus restaurant.
Adult: $9.50 Child: $6.00

Sibling Sleepover: Monster’s University & Snack

Time: 7:30 - 9:30pm
Location: Albrecht Lounge or On Own

Sit back and relax, enjoy special snacks, and hang out in Albrecht Lounge for our second showing of the family-friendly movie.

Sunday October 17th

Worship Service

Time: 10:00 - 11:00am
Location: Chapel of Christ Triumphant

Join us for worship on Sunday morning in our beautiful Chapel of Christ Triumphant.


Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Siebert Dining Hall

Wrap up the weekend with a delicious brunch in the Siebert Dining Hall!

BSU x Divine 9

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Auditorium

Hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU), come receive information and be educated about the rich history and long-term benefits and connections of fraternitiesa nd sororititeis in the Divine 9. There will be food available to purchase. Everyone is welcome!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have hotel suggestions for parents to stay overnight at?

We suggest some of the following:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Grafton
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Grafton
Do siblings need to be the same gender as the student to sleepover?

To stay in the room with your sibling, you need to be the same gender. However, if not, the CUW student can find a friend on campus to serve as the “Host Student” of the same gender as your sibling.

What are our options for meals on campus?

We have a few different options available this weekend!

  • Homecooked Dinner (Fri. 5-6pm): Adult: $9.50 Child: $6.00
  • Nacho Bar (Sat. 11am-2pm): $5.50 OR pick up your free coupon at the registration table on Saturday from 9am-12pm.
  • Brunch (Sat. 11am-1pm): Adult: $8.45 Child: $6.00
  • Dinner (Sat. 5-6pm): Adult: $9.50 Child: $6.00
  • Brunch (Sun. 11am-1pm): Adult: $8.45 Child: $6.00
Do you have suggestions for off-campus meals?

CUW students and families can get special discounts at the following local restaurant:

  • Out & Out
  • The Charcoal Grill
  • Sobelmans
  • The Highland House
  • The Chancery
  • Zaffiro’s Pizzeria
Do we need to pay to attend athletic games?

If you stop by the Check-In table from 9am-12pm in Albrecht Lounge, you can pick up a free pass for CUW families into ALL of the athletic games during Family Weekend!

Do we need to register even if we are just coming for the day?

Registrations are appreciated so that we can best prepare for your visit.


General questions about Family Weekend can be directed to Sarah Deheck at 262-243-4277 or at