This event has been cancelled for 2020.
Stay tuned for Family Weekend 2021 updates and stay well!

March 20-22, 2020

Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to invite you (and your family) to attend Family Weekend 2020! 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 featuring IWU students, participate in a Family Game Night and participate in Family Activities at the Recreation and Wellness Center. We can't wait to have you on campus!


6-8 p.m.

Game Night - Barnes Student Center, Commons

Come to the HUB in the Student Center and have a fun Friday night!
7 p.m.

Frozen 2 - Globe Theatre

(also showing at 9:30 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.) Purchase tickets 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 a.m. - Noon

Family Activities - Recreation and Wellness Center

You and your family are welcome to start a game of basketball, wallyball, or racquetball amongst yourselves or challenge other families. Other options include yard games and board games so there's something for everyone.



Experience Marion!

Noon - 5 p.m.

Residence Hall Open House

Check out a home sporting event! Details at

2 p.m.

Frozen 2 - Globe Theatre

(also showing at 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.) Purchase tickets at The Globe upon arrival.

5:30 p.m.

Family Weekend Banquet - Barnes Student Center, Commons

Entertainment for the banquet will feature IWU students.

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

11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Brunch - Barnes Student Center, Baldwin Dining Room

Frequently Asked Questions

A: Check-in will be held in the Student Center Commons on Friday 5-8 p.m. and in the Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday at 9 a.m. - noon.
A: The banquet is a dressy casual event. Feel free to wear whatever is most comfortable for you.

A: You are encouraged to pay for the banquet in advance due to limited space. You may purchase your meals on the Family Weekend Registration Form online. Your student will need a ticket.

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

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: You may reach Campus Police by calling 765-677-4911.

Contact Us

Krista Brown, Parent Relations
765-677-2113 |

The Phillippe Box Office
765-677-2610 |

The Globe Theatre
765-677-2215 |

Student Activities Council
765-677-2738 |
Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953