Welcome Back Weekend: Homecoming and Family Weekend 2023

Friends, family, students, alumni … this is for you! In conjunction with Homecoming Weekend, we are excited to welcome everyone back to campus! This weekend will be full of creating memories, reuniting with CUW students, and celebrating all that CUW has to offer. 

Intrested in registering? Fill out the form using the link below:

Register here!


Friday, October 6th
Time Event/activities Location
3:00pm - 5:00pm


Join CUW Spikeball club for a fun afternoon!

Chapel Courtyard


Retro Remix Themed Dinner

Join Sodexo for a very special Retro-themed meal!
Adult: $14.24
Child: $6.25

Siebert Dining Hall

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Bonfire and Fireworks

Enjoy a s’more and watch celebratory fireworks up close on the CUW Bluff! Bonfire will begin at 7:30pm and fireworks will begin at 8:00pm.

Bluff Amphitheater (weather dependent activity)

Saturday, October 7th
Time Event/activities Location
10:00am - 1:00pm

Family Check-In
Rain location: Albrecht Lounge

Come on by the check-in outside by the tailgate (weather permitting) to receive your free CUW giveaways, meal vouchers, and get more information on the schedule of events!

Outside Parking Lot H

11:00am - 1:00pm

Alumni Check-In

Check in over at the Alumni tent to get your lunch and game vouchers and reconnect with fellow alum!

Alumni Tent

11:00am - 1:00pm


Looking to grab a meal inside? Join us in the cafeteria for Brunch.
Adult / Child: $11.87

Siebert Dining Hall

11:00am - 3:00pm


Hang out before and during the Homecoming Football Game with a tailgate Cookout lunch, Live Music, Petting Zoo, Tie-Dye, Balloon Artist, and more!

*Tailgate concession stand will be available from 11am-2pm.

*You can receive your meal vouchers from Family Check-In

Catalyst Building

11:00am - 3:00pm

Sand Volleyball and Lawn Games

Have some family-fun competition with the open sand volleyball courts and lawn games!

Regents Courtyard


Men’s Football Game

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

Tomasini Stadium


Women’s Soccer Game

Cheer on our Women’s soccer team against Edgewood! Admission is free and all are welcome!

Fitting Field

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Comedy Sportz

Spend an hour of family-fun and be prepared to laugh with an interactive show put on by our friends from Comedy Sportz!

Terrace Room


Men’s Soccer Game

Cheer on our Men’s soccer team against Edgewood! Admission is free and all are welcome!

Fitting Field

5:00pm - 7:00pm


Enjoy dinner in the Siebert Dining Hall or explore your students’ favorite off-campus restaurant.
Adult: $14.24 Child: $6.25

Siebert Dining Hall or On Own

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Sibling Sleepover: Super Mario Bros & Popcorn

Sit back and relax, enjoy a family-friendly movie and popcorn in Albrecht Lounge.

Albrecht Lounge

Sunday, October 8th
Time Event/activities Location
9:00am – 10:00am

Sibling Sleepover: Pancake Breakfast

Students and siblings, start your morning right with some freshly made pancakes!

Regents Atrium

10:00am - 11:00am

Worship Service

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

Chapel of Christ Triumphant

11:00am - 1:00pm


Wrap up the weekend with a delicious brunch in the Siebert Dining Hall!
Adult / Child: $11.87


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:

  • Retro Remix Themed Dinner (Fri. 5pm - 6pm)
    • Adult: $14.24 Child: $6.25
  • Tailgate Concession Stand (Sat. 11am - 2pm)
    • $8 OR pick up your free coupon at the registration table on Saturday from 10am - 1pm in Albrecht Lounge
    • Each family member can receive one voucher for the concession stand
  • Brunch (Sat. 11am - 1pm)
    • Adult / Child: $11.87
  • Dinner (Sat. 5-6pm)
    • Adult: $14.24 Child: $6.25
  • Brunch (Sun. 11am-1pm)
    • Adult / Child: $11.87
Do you have suggestions for off-campus meals?

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

  • Out & Out
  • The Charcoal Grill
  • The Highland House
  • The Chancery
  • Zaffiro’s Pizzeria

*May depend on day of week and/or time of day

Do we need to pay to attend athletic games?

If you stop by the Check-In table from 10am-1pm 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 Sarah.Deheck@cuw.edu.