Friday, March 22, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019

Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to invite you to attend Family Weekend 2019! Come visit with your student and experience what daily life on campus is like. You'll have the opportunity to attend a special Family Banquet, participate in a Family Game Night and compete in the Amazing Race. You won't want to miss out on this special weekend!

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Schedule

Below is last years schedule

5:00 - 9:00 P.M.

Registration - Barnes Student Center, Commons

Pick up your Family Weekend packet at the Student Center, Commons
7:00 - 9:00 P.M.

Game Night - Barnes Student Center, Commons

Come to the Student Center Commons and have a classic Friday night filled with games, snacks, pizza and fun!
6:00 P.M.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Barnes Student Center, Globe Theatre

(also showing at 9:45PM and 12:00AM) (tickets purchased at The Globe upon arrival)
8:45 P.M.

Friday Night Live - Chapel Auditorium

Friday Night Live is a student-led comedy night. (purchase tickets through the PPAC Box Office
9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Registration - Barnes Student Center, Commons

Pick up your Family Weekend packet at the Student Center, Commons
10:00 A.M.

Amazing Race - Barnes Student Center, Banquet Rooms

Your family teams will compete across campus to win the amazing race!

Afternoon Activity Suggestions:

  • Lunch: Experience Marion-There are many unique restaurants in Grant County. (Payne's, Ivanhoe's, Yamato, Casa Brava, Myers Drive-In, Jay's Thai, Brooks Upper Crust, J&L, The Bridge, El Taco)
  • Residence Hall Open House-Noon to 5:00 P.M.
  • Campus Golf
  • Matter Park
  • Polar Bear Track Meet
  • Men's and Women's Tennis
  • Baseball Games
  • Softball Games
  • McConn Open
  • Dance Marathon
2:00 P.M.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Barnes Student Center, Globe Theatre

(also showing at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm)
2:30 P.M.

Campus Bus Tour-meet at the Nebraska Street circle

5:30 P.M.

Family Weekend Banquet - Barnes Student Center, Commons

Entertainment for the banquet will feature Michael Kent.

Attend a local church with your student - Find a Grant County Church

11:30 A.M. - 1:15 P.M.

Brunch - Barnes Student Center, Baldwin Dining Room

Frequently Asked Questions

A: You can check in for Family Weekend in the Student Center Commons, Friday from 5:00-9:00 P.M. or Saturday from 9:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M.
A: The Family Weekend Banquet is a dressy casual event. However, feel free to wear whatever is most comfortable for you.

A: You are encouraged to pay for the Family Banquet in advance due to limited space. You may purchase your meals on the Family Weekend Registration Form online.

A: The safest and easiest place to park is the Phillippe Performing Arts Center parking lot, which is located near South Hall. However, there are other lots around campus you are free to park in.

A: Yes you can! Breakfast is $5.50, lunch is $6.50 and dinner is $7.50. Or you can have your student swipe you in.

A: Female family members and friends may sleep in the female resident halls, and male family members and friends may sleep in the male residence halls.
A: The phone number is 765-677-4911

Questions Please email Krista Brown at krista.brown@indwes.edu for further assistance

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953

866-468-6498