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Family Weekend 2014

September 19-21

Registration will be available starting August 1st

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

Family Weekend schedule below is currently tentative and will be confirmed as Family Weekend approaches.

Event

Location

Time

Friday, Sept. 19

Greeks Against Hunger and Homelessness Centennial Sculpture 4 p.m.
This event will start at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 19 and last until Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m. Event is sponsored by the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Panhellenic Council.
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.
For more information about the Alumni Awards Banquet, contact 660.562.1248 or visit www.nwmissouri.edu/alumni.
Frangela (Comedy Duo)
Cost: FREE, reservations required
Sponsored by SAC
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
5K Run/Walk/Roll
Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers
Circle Drive, Lamkin Activity Center 6:15 a.m. (check-in)
7 a.m. (start)
Pancake breakfast by Chris Cakes
Cost: $4
Sponsored by Student Senate
Alumni House 9-10:30 a.m.
Bearcat Bookstore open Student Union 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(subject to change)
Roberta Open House
Refreshments provided
Roberta Hall 9-11 a.m.
Alumni Open House Alumni House 9-11 a.m.
Study Abroad: Enhance your Academic Experience. Information Session for families Student Engagement Center 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Family Fun Fest
Free games and activities - including a Northwest Themed Photo Booth
*College Park, Pavilion 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bearcat Zone Tailgate
Cost: $6.50 at the Tailgate
College Park Pavilion 11 a.m.
Bearcat Football vs. University of Central Missouri
Halftime - Recognition of Family of the Year
Bearcat Stadium 1 p.m.
Bearcat Volleyball vs. Emporia State Beacat Arena 6 p.m.

Saturday Night Entertainment, Mat Franco
Reservations required, Sponsored by SAC

Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 21

Faith Services - see website for times and locations Maryville Community Morning
All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet
Cost: $7.89 or Bearcat ID
Student Union 11 a.m. - 2 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 

5K Route

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.

Information for Family of the Year will be released at a later date