Family Weekend will take place on October 5 - 7, 2018

This year’s Family Weekend is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet, so you won’t want to miss it! There is NO COST for families to attend this event, but we do ask that you register you and your guests so we can appropriately prepare for your arrival.

Family Weekend Registration

Schedule

Friday, October 5

5:00 – 7:00 pm | CHECK-IN
Albrecht Lounge

Stop by the table to check in for the Sibling Sleepover, retrieve discount coupons for local restaurants and Siebert Dining Hall, a free access pass into all athletic events, and to receive a complimentary CUW t-shirt!

5:00 - 6:30pm | DINNER
Siebert Dining Hall

Dinner is provided by our Sodexo staff! Pick up a discount coupon at the check-in table to eat your meal in the Dining Hall. If you choose to take your student off-campus, make sure to stop by the check-in table for discount coupons for other local restaurants.
Note: There is a cost associated with this event.

7:30pm | MUSIC SAMPLER CONCERT
Chapel of Christ Triumphant

Join us for a spectacular display of the musical talent here at Concordia. Tickets are complimentary for Family members and Family Weekend guests.

8:30 – 10:00pm | BONFIRE
Regent’s Bonfire Pit
Come to the bonfire pit outside of Regent’s Residence hall for a delicious s’mores snack! This is open especially to the siblings staying overnight, but also to all students and their families.

9:00pm | SIBLING SLEEPOVER (Pre-registration is required for this event)
Various Residence Halls

Want a sneak-peek into what living in a residence hall is like? Younger siblings/relatives are invited to stay in the residence halls for 1 or 2 nights this weekend! Make sure you check-in for this event between 5:00 and 7:00pm at the check-in table in Albrecht Lounge.

Saturday, October 6

9:00am – 12:00pm | CHECK-IN
Albrecht Lounge

Stop by the table to check in for the Sibling Sleepover, retrieve discount coupons for local restaurants and Siebert Dining Hall, a free access pass into all athletic events, and to receive a complimentary CUW t-shirt!

10:00am | WOMEN'S TENNIS GAME
Tennis Courts

Cheer on the Women’s tennis team as they play Edgewood. Use the pass you received at Family Weekend check in to receive FREE admission into the game.

11:00am – 1:00pm | BRUNCH
Siebert Dining Hall

Brunch will be available in our dining hall, courtesy of the Sodexo staff. There will also be a food truck available at the Football Game at which you can purchase food.
Note: There is a cost associated with this event.

11:30am – 1:30pm | FIRST GENERATION STUDENT AND FAMILY RECEPTION

If you are a first generation student, please make your way to the Pharmacy Atrium for a special reception (and bring your families)! Please contact devan.lenz@cuw.edu with questions or concerns.

10:30am – 4:30pm

Stop by one or all of the following events between 10:30am and 4:30pm. All supplies required for the events are provided!

CHAPEL COURTYARD (Rain Location: Field House)

PUMPKIN PAINTING

CUW’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) has nearly 300 pumpkins, ready and waiting to be painted! Bring your creativity and fall spirit, and create your perfect pumpkin.

INFLATABLES

You are never too old to play on inflatables! Come bounce, slide, and run around CUW’s inflatable obstacle course!

BUBBLE SOCCER

Have fun running around the courtyard in a large, inflatable bubble while playing soccer! (Sponsored by Rec Sports/Intramurals)

ADAM’S WAY COVER BAND

Come over to hear some great tunes from a live cover band!

FREDDY FOOD CART

Our Sodexo staff will be roaming around campus with a cart full of delicious treats. Stop by and visit them!

REGENT’S COURTYARD (Rain Location: Field House)

LAWN GAMES & SAND VOLLEYBALL

Get your game on and make Swing Golf, Bag Toss, Giant Connect 4, Can Jam, Giant Jenga, Spikeball or Volleyball a part of your afternoon! All skill levels accepted and encouraged.

BALLOON ANIMALS

We have a balloon wizard in our midst, ready and excited to make you any balloon animal you desire!

ROCK WALL

Test your climbing strength on a rock wall provided by our partners at ROTC.

COTTON CANDY

Stop by for a tasty treat during your afternoon of fun.

THE TALON

Music will be provided by CUW’s own radio station – The Talon!

PICTURES WITH FREDDY THE FALCON

Freddy, CUW’s Mascot, will be making an appearance in various locations throughout the afternoon. Grab your cameras and snap a few fun photos with him to add to your collection!

12:00pm | WOMEN’S SOCCER & VB GAMES
Fitting Field/Field House

Cheer on the women’s soccer and volleyball teams as they play Dominican! Use the pass you received at Family Weekend check in to receive FREE admission into the games.

1:00pm | MEN’S FOOTBALL GAME
Tomasini Stadium

Cheer on the Falcons at the Men’s Football game! There will be a food truck at which you can purchase food if you wish. Use the pass you received at Family Weekend check in to receive FREE admission into the game.

1:00pm | MOVIE SHOWING: INCREDIBLES 2
Albrecht Lounge

Catch this showing of the newest Incredibles movie! The movie is 2 hours long, is rated PG, and FREE popcorn is provided!

2:45pm | MEN’S SOCCER GAME
Fitting Field

Cheer on the men’s soccer team as they play Dominican. Use the pass you received at Family Weekend check in to receive FREE admission into the game.

3:30 – 4:30pm | ICE CREAM SUNDAES (Rain Location: Albrecht Lounge)
Regent’s Courtyard

Our Student Government Association and Campus Ministry team wants to treat you to some ice cream. Come make a delicious sundae to curb your afternoon sweet tooth.

4:30 -5:30pm | MAGIC SHOW
Albrecht Lounge

Ben Siedman has traveled to countless college campuses, WOWing audiences with his tricks. Come, see for yourself and be amazed!

5:00 - 7:00pm | DINNER
Siebert Dining Hall or On Your Own

Dinner is provided on campus by our Sodexo staff, but also feel free to adventure off-campus to enjoy many of our community partner restaurants.
Note: There is a cost associated with this event.

7:30pm | INCREDIBLES 2 MOVIE & Sandy Candy
Albrecht Lounge

Catch this second showing of Incredibles 2 and/or come make your own special popcorn mix! This is especially open to siblings sleeping over in the Residence Halls, but is open to all students and their families.

9:00pm | SIBLING SLEEPOVER (Pre-registration is required for this event)
Various Residence Halls

Want a sneak-peek into what living in a residence hall is like? Younger siblings/relatives are invited to stay in the residence halls for 1 or 2 nights this weekend! Make sure you check-in for this event between 9:00am and 12:00pm at the check-in table in Albrecht Lounge.

Sunday, October 7

10:00 - 11:00am | WORSHIP SERVICE
Chapel of Christ Triumphant

We are proud of our Lutheran Faith here at CUW and we would like to share it with you. Conclude your Family Weekend with an all-campus Church Service in our Chapel offered through Concordia’s Campus Ministry.

11:00am - 1:00pm | BRUNCH
Siebert Dining Hall

A final, delicious meal is provided by our Sodexo staff!
Note: There is a cost associated with this event.

Additional notes

**Please support CUW & Sodexo’s Food Drive! October is Food Drive Month, so we are collecting monetary or non-perishable food donations all weekend to support this initiative. Please stop by the Siebert Dining Hall between 11:00am and 4:00pm on Saturday, Oct. 6th to participate.

**The bookstore is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Friday, Oct. 5th, and from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, Oct. 6th. Stop by to pick up you latest CUW gear at a discounted rate (20% single apparel or gift item).

**Please feel free to park your vehicle in ANY lot or the structure for the duration of Family Weekend.

Questions?

Contact Devan Lenz at 262-243-4387 or devan.lenz@cuw.edu