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Family Weekend

2018 Family Weekend: September 21-23, 2018

Last Updated: Jan. 2, 2018
*subject to change*

Registration for Family Weekend 2018 will be available soon! Click here to register online

If you have questions, please contact Brandee Bates at (937) 327-7448 or bbates@wittenberg.edu.

Family Weekend t-shirts ordered after Sept. 26 may not be available for pick-up during Family Weekend and will be mailed to designated address. (see design pictured at right)

2017 Weekend Hours

Information & Registration Center (Student Center Lobby)
Friday: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
*Parents Executive Committee members will be present in the registration area. Please stop in to meet them and bring your questions.

CDR
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

University bookstore
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Founders
The best pub in town! Enjoy our made-to-order pub-style menu, featuring a build-your-own concept with nachos, mac and cheese, and chili cheese fries. Try our famous wings tossed in your favorite sauce. Watch sporting events on one of our four TVs or projection screen. Hang with friends and family while challenging them to a game of darts, giant Jenga, or Connect 4! Located on the lower level of the Benham-Pence Student Center.
Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

* While on campus, schedule a tour with one of Wittenberg's Admission Tour Guides. Click here to learn more.

2017 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 6

3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Welcome & Information Center, Registration
Benham-Pence Student Center Lobby
Pick up your registration packets, t-shirts, schedules, maps, and information for a fun-filled Family Weekend!

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
"A Taste of Witt"
Alumni Way (Rain Site: Geil Lounge)
Wittenberg will highlight alumni who are founders or owners of businesses in the food and beverage industry in the first of its kind "A Taste of Witt" event. For an entry fee of $5, parents, students, faculty, staff, and Springfield community members will have the opportunity to sample a variety of delicious foods and beverages provided by our alumni. Please email alumni@wittenberg.edu if you are an alum who own a food- or beverage-related business and would like to participate.

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Special Edition "Witt Wednesday" Trivia
Founders Pub, Benham-Pence Student Center
Join other families for some friendly competition. Enjoy this special edition of a "Witt Wednesday" event that is a student favorite. Come test your trivia knowledge!

7:30 p.m.
Mainstage Production of Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Chakeres Memorial Theatre
Click Here for Ticket Information

9 p.m.
Dakaboom
CDR, Benham-Pence Student Center
Enjoy this music/comedy duo from New York and Los Angeles. Long time best friends Ben McLain and Paul Peglar utilize a cappella, loop stations, standup,sketch, crowd interaction and several musical genres to create a world all their own - and everyone's invited! Impressive talent mixed with unique humor makes the duo something brand new and yet altogether familiar to current audiences. Hosted by Union Board.
Admission: Free

Saturday, October 7

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Welcome & Information Center, Registration
Benham-Pence Student Center Lobby
Pick up your registration packets, t-shirts, schedules, maps, and information for a fun-filled Family Weekend!

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wittenberg Digs!
525 N. Wittenberg Avenue
Join Archaeology students at their dig site!

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Honors Open House
Matthies House
Enjoy coffee and donuts with your honor student.

10 a.m.
Standing Up To POTS 5K Walk/Run
Benham-Pence Student Center
The Pre-Health Club invites you to participate in a fundraising 5K event that supports research and raises awareness about postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Walk-in registrations are welcome!
Registration: http://standinguptopots.org/welcome/5k
Adults: $25; Children & College Students: $15

11 a.m.
Field Hockey v. Kenyon
Edwards-Maurer Field
Admission: Free

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Legacy Gift Pick-Up
Bayley Alumni House
Stop in to receive a special gift to honor our legacy families.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fraternity and Sorority Life Information Session
Koch Hall
Is your student considering joining a fraternity or sorority? Join the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life and student leaders from Wittenberg's chapters for an information session about going Greek.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch on the Lawn
Join other students and parents on the lawn across from Recitation Hall for this event and meet some of the faces of Wittenberg while you enjoy a bite to eat. This special event is sponsored by Wittenberg Police, Student Development and Build a Better Wittenberg. Registration Required.
Admission: $8

1:30 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Wooster
Edwards-Maurer Field
Admission: Free

4 - 6 p.m.
Senior Wine & Cheese
Hobson Atrium, Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center
Celebrate the Class of 2018 as they begin their final year as Wittenberg students. Family members welcome. Registration required.
Admission: $10

4 p.m.
Men's Soccer v. Wooster
Edwards-Maurer Field
Admission: Free

7:30 p.m.
Mainstage Production of Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Chakeres Memorial Theatre
Click Here for Ticket Information

Sunday, October 8

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Family Weekend Brunch
Center Dining Room (CDR)
Enjoy Sunday brunch, and a specialty pancake bar, before hitting the road!
Special Family Weekend Brunch pricing: $8

10:30 a.m.
Donuts and coffee with the Pastors
Weaver Chapel

11:00 a.m.
Worship Service with Holy Communion: Wittenberg Singers to provide special music
Weaver Chapel

2 p.m.
Mainstage Production of Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Chakeres Memorial Theatre
Click Here for Ticket Information

4 p.m.
JV Football v. Ohio Wesleyan
Edwards-Maurer Field
Admission: Free

9 p.m.
Catholic Mass
Weaver Chapel

For updated calendar of local events:
http://www.visitgreaterspringfield.com/events/calendar

Commencement Hotel Information:
Commencement 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 12. Book your hotel room for this special day!
http://www.wittenberg.edu/about/springfield/accommodations

 

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