Join us for Family Weekend 2017! Grab this opportunity to visit your son or daughter at IWU, and experience the fun on campus firsthand. Take this chance to bond as a family unit while jumping in on our family game night, or competing in the Amazing Race. Sign up for Family Weekend 2017, a weekend of making memories.


Friday, February 17th

4:30 pm- 12:00 am Pick up your Family Weekend Welcome Packet
Barnes Student Center Information Desk


Movie: The Incredibles
Globe Theatre $2. Tickets may be purchased upon arrival.

7:00P.M. - 10:00P.M. Family Game Night: Come and have a classic Friday night filled with board games, snacks, and fun.
Barnes Student Center Commons

Saturday, February 18th

10:00A.M. Amazing Race:
In your family teams, compete across campus to win the amazing race!
Movie: The Incredibles
Globe Theatre $2. Tickets may be purchased upon arrival.
5:30P.M. Family Weekend Banquet*
Barnes Student Center Commons

*Adults $15; children 12 and under $10; IWU Students with a meal swipe and $7. To reserve your seat, please fill out the registration form below. Note-Please do not delay. You must reserve your seats for this event in advance as seating is limited. Reservations are non-refundable.

Sunday, February 19th

11:30A.M. - 1:15P.M. Sunday Brunch
Baldwin Dining Room

Frequently Asked Questions

A: You can check in for Family Weekend at the Student Center Information Desk from 4:30pm-12:00am on Friday, February 17th or anytime at Saturday, February 18th.
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
Please email Hayley Walpus at for further assistance

Last updated: 01/25/2017