Family Weekend 2014
Registration is now closed
Please pick up your tickets in the Office of Campus Activities on the 2nd floor of the J.W. Jones Student Union from Wednesday, September 17 until Friday, September 19 during the hours of 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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 2014
Tickets for Northwest Athletic events are not available through the Office of Campus Activities and are available on the ticket page of Bearcat Athletics.
Click here for Campus Dining hours.
Friday, Sept. 19
|Northwest Soccer vs. Missouri Western||Bearcat Pitch||5 p.m.|
|Alumni Awards Banquet
Reservations are required, contact 660.562.1248
|Student Union, Ballroom||6 p.m.|
|Frangela (Comedy Duo)
Cost: FREE, reservations required
|Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building||7 p.m.|
|Northwest Volleyball vs. Washburn||Bearcat Arena||7 p.m.|
Saturday, Sept. 20
|Fraternity Open Houses||All Day|
||Circle Drive, Lamkin Activity Center||6:15 a.m.
|Pancake breakfast by Chris Cakes
|Alumni House||9-10:30 a.m.|
|Bearcat Bookstore open||Student Union||9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
|Roberta Open House
||Roberta Hall||9-11 a.m.|
|Alumni Open House||Alumni House||9-11 a.m.|
|Naming of the Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship||CIE, South Entrance||9 a.m.|
|Study Abroad: Enhance your Academic Experience. Information Session for families||Student Engagement Center||9:30–10:30 a.m.|
|Family Fun Fest
||*College Park, Pavilion||10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.|
|Bearcat Zone Tailgate
Free tailgating activities with food available to purchase for $6.75
|College Park Pavilion||11 a.m.|
|Bearcat Football vs. University of Central Missouri
||Bearcat Stadium||1 p.m.|
|Bearcat Volleyball vs. Emporia State||Beacat Arena||6 p.m.|
Saturday Night Entertainment, Mat Franco
|Houston Center for the Performing Arts**||7 p.m.|
Sunday, Sept. 21
|Faith Services - see website for times and locations||Maryville Community||Morning|
Cost: Breakfast $6.79 / Lunch $7.89 / Dinner $8.89
|Student Union||7 a.m. - 1 a.m.|
All activities are subject to change.
*In case of inclement weather, activity location TBD
**Event has been moved
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.
Family of the Year
Each year, Northwest recognizes a family who best represents the “Bearcat Family” and demonstrates a strong commitment to Northwest. The Family of the Year is selected from submitted applications and announced during the pregame of the football game Saturday, Sept. 20. The family receives a $750 scholarship and other prizes.
The deadline to submit an application is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10. One application is allowed per student. The family must be present to accept the award.