Friday Family Weekend Schedule

2019 Friday Family Weekend Events

2019 Family Weekend Friday Schedule - Tentative

RecPlex Open Hours (No registration required)
6 AM - 10 PM  RecPlex
UD Families have the opportunity to get active free of charge during Family Weekend through use of the RecPlex facility for open recreation! Minors must be accompanied by an adult, waivers must be signed at check-in, must have drivers license present for access.

RecBike Rentals (No registration required)
6 AM - 10 PM  RecPlex, Equipment Resource Center
Take a ride around the neighborhood or hit the trails with our RecBikes! Must be a member to rent the bikes, however a member can rent more than one at a time. All participants must sign a waiver at the time of check-out. Free to rent and must be back before sundown. All bikes come with a helmet and bike lock.

Family Weekend Information Center & Merchandise Pick-Up Open (No registration required)
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM  Gosiger Hall, Room 131
Check-in for Family Weekend is not required. Family Weekend merchandise can only be picked up during these hours. New Student Programs Staff will be available to answer questions.  Limited amounts of merchandise for sale can be purchased with cash or checks (made payable to "University of Dayton").

Flu Prevention Clinic (Pre-registration recommended, fee billed to student account)
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  Health Center, Gosiger Hall, Ground Floor
The vaccine is $25 and will be billed to the student's account. Pre-registration not required but all students must have their student ID to receive a shot. Sponsored by Community Wellness and Student Health Services.

Academic Open Houses (Pre-registration required)
Join current students, administrators, faculty and Deans at Open Houses hosted by each academic unit, the University Libraries, and our Human Rights Center. We encourage you to visit any event that is of interest to you or your student.

Academic Open House - Law School (Pre-registration required)
2:00 - 4:00 PM  Keller Hall, Atrium
Discover the many possibilities of a career in the law. Enjoy refreshments while touring Keller Hall, the beautiful home of the School of Law and the Human Rights Center. Talk to someone from the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid about the necessary steps for law school and catch a few videos showcasing our law school's welcoming atmosphere.

Academic Open House - Arts & Sciences (Pre-registration required)
3 – 5 PM Science Center, Atrium
The College of Arts and Sciences invites you to tour renovated classrooms and labs and meet students who completed mentored research projects with faculty over the summer. You can also visit with our team from the Human Rights Center to learn more about our many projects and how your student can get involved. Fair trade coffee and chocolate, and other refreshments will be provided.

Academic Open House - School of Business (Pre-registration required)
3 - 5 PM Miriam Hall, Atrium
The School of Business Administration welcomes parents and families to visit our classrooms, tour our Centers, and speak to representatives about our special programs. Refreshments will be provided.

Academic Open House - School of Education & Health Sciences (Pre-registration required)
3 - 5 PM Fitz Hall, 6th Floor and labs
Welcome School of Education and Health Sciences (SEHS) families! The SEHS Open House provides opportunities for you to meet and mingle with faculty and students. You will learn about student organizations, peer mentoring programs, study abroad opportunities, and how students can get involved in faculty research. Health and Sport Science students will be invited to tour lab spaces used in research and advanced course work. Teacher Education students will learn more about topics such as social-emotional learning and teaching English to speakers of other languages. Join us!

Academic Open House - School of Engineering (Pre-registration required)
3 - 5 PM Kettering Labs, Lobby
"Doughnut" miss the opportunity to visit the School of Engineering! Try out the Flight Simulator, tour the labs, learn about our student organizations and study abroad programs! Representatives from the Office of Student Success, Co-op, and ETHOS will also be available. (Plus, have a Dayton-famous "Bill's" Doughnut to kick off a sweet weekend at UD!)

Thomas J. Frericks 5K Run/Walk Packet Pick-Up (Pre-registration and prepayment required)
3:30 - 6 PM  RecPlex, Lobby
Registration required. $25 per person before September 11th. $30 per person after September 11th. If registered after September 11th, participants are not guaranteed a t-shirt.  Register at:

Family Weekend Reception sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Housing and Residence Life (Pre-registration is required)
5:30 - 7 PM  Alumni Hall, Room 101
The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and Housing and Residence Life (HRL) cordially invite you to join us for a Family Weekend Reception.  We look forward to reconnecting or meeting you for the first time! Everyone is welcome! 

UD Family Weekend Great Escape Game (Pre-registration and prepayment required)
5:30 - 11:30 PM Great Escape Game, Beavercreek

Annual Cornhole Tournament (Team of 2) (Pre-registration and prepayment required)
6 PM  RecPlex, MAC Gym
Join UDCR for a single elimination cornhole tournament at the RecPlex!  Teams of two (2) $12 entry fee.  Pre-register before September 11 to guarantee a t-shirt. Teams may also register on-site, but late registration does not include a t-shirt. 

Sushi 101 with FUSIAN (Pre-registration and prepayment required)
6 - 7:30 PM  Adele Center, McGinnis Multipurpose Room 
FUSIAN team members will lead a hands-on workshop where participants have the opportunity to customize, assemble, and roll their own 10-piece maki sushi roll. 

#UDLateNight Presents Evening Magic with Michael Kent (Pre-registration is required)
8 - 9 PM Kennedy Union, Ballroom
Join #UDLateNight during Family Weekend as we host Magician Michael Kent for a night of magic. 

#UDLATENIGHT Movie –  (Pre-registration is required)
10 - 11:45 PM Humanities Center, Sears Recital Hall
Join UDLateNight for a movie

Free Cosmic Nights (Pre-registration required)
10 PM - 1 AM  Kennedy Union, The Hangar
Open to all UD students and families, enjoy a night of free games under cosmic lights!



New Student Programs

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