Family Weekend 2014
Family Weekend at Northwest is an exciting time to celebrate not only our students, but those that support them while at Northwest as part of our extended Northwest family!
We hope you and your family can join us for a Northwest tradition and see the places and meet the people that are an important part of being a Bearcat!
To register for Family Weekend, click here.
To learn about various discounts from local businesses, click here.
Family Weekend Schedule 2013
Campus Dining Hours for Family Weekend
This includes areas such as the Jones, Forest Village, and the Starbucks in Novel Grounds.
Friday, Sept. 27
|Northwest Soccer vs. Missouri Western||Bearcat Pitch||4 p.m.
|Greeks Against Hunger and Homelessness||Centennial Sculpture||4 p.m.|
|Alumni Awards Banquet
Reservations are required, contact 660.562.1248
|Student Union, Ballroom
Cost: FREE, reservations required
|Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building||7 p.m.|
Saturday, Sept. 28
|Fraternity Open Houses
||Circle Drive, Lamkin Activity Center
|Family Weekend Archives Display||B.D. Owens Library||7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.|
|Pancake breakfast by Chris Cakes
|Bearcat Bookstore open||Student Union
||9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
|Roberta Open House
|Alumni Open House||Alumni House
|Impact Your Education: Study Abroad/Intercultural/Volunteer Services Casual Reception||Student Engagement Center||9:30–11 a.m.|
|Family Fun Fest
||*College Park, Pavilion||10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.|
|Alternative Spring Break Fundraiser||College Park Pavilion||noon - 2 p.m.|
|St. Jude’s Up Til Dawn Fundraiser||College Park Pavilion||noon - 2 p.m.|
|Bearcat Zone Tailgate
|College Park Pavilion||11 a.m.|
|Northwest vs. Nebraska - Kearney Lopers
Halftime - Recognition of Family of the Year
|Bearcat Stadium||1 p.m.|
|Saturday Night Entertainment, Lynn Trefzger||Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building||7 p.m.|
Sunday, Sept. 29
|Faith Services - see website for times and locations||Maryville Community||Morning
|All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet
Cost: $7.79 or Bearcat ID
||11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
|Family Weekend Archives Display||Owens Library||
|Northwest Soccer vs. Central Oklahoma||Bearcat Pitch||1 p.m.
All activities are subject to change. Please visit our website for an updated schedule and to reserve tickets.
*In case of inclement weather, activity location TBD
The 5K Run starts on College Ave (4th Street) right in front of the International Plaza. Runners will go east and take a left onto University Drive where they will take the sidewalk through campus that runs parallel to University Drive. Next, runners will do the first loop by taking a left at Centennial Drive, right at College Park Drive, right at West 16th Street, right at College Drive and end this loop with a right on Centennial Drive. The second loop will include following Centennial Drive and taking a left on College Park Drive, taking a right in the parking lot south of the high rises, a right between the high rises and softball field, a right onto Northwest Drive and finishing the loop by taking a right onto College Park Drive. The runners will stay on College Park Drive until taking a left at College Avenue (4th Street) and finishing the run at Circle Drive in front of Lamkin Activity Center.