Families and Fellows Weekend

September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015
Heidelberg Campus
Event Sponsors: 
IAUR & Student Affairs

Join us September 18 - 20, 2015

Families and Fellows Weekend is a long standing tradition at Heidelberg University! Every fall, families spend a weekend on campus, visiting their students’ residence halls and classrooms, listening to presentations, and participating in a variety of fun activities. We hope you make plans to attend this exciting weekend on campus! Registration closes Wednesday, September 16, at 11:00pm.

What's Included with Registration

  • A complimentary Heidelberg golf umbrella - a Family Weekend Exclusive!
  • All programming for the weekend
  • Saturday lunch with Fellows
  • Entrance to athletic contests for the weekend

Parents enjoying the weekendSchedule of Events

Friday, September 18

8:00 pm
Coffee House sponsored by BEC
University Commons
Live music, fresh coffee, light refreshments, and a relaxing atmosphere… the perfect way to spend a Friday evening on campus!

Saturday, September 19

9:00 am – 11:00am
Seiberling Gymnasium Lobby
Check in, grab your registration packet, and get ready for a great day at Heidelberg!

9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bookstore Open
Campus Center
Check out the newest ‘Berg Gear!

9:30 am, 10:00 am, 10:30 am
Campus Tours
Meet in Front of Seiberling Gymnasium
Hosted by Admission Tour Guides

10:00 am – 11:15 am
Meet the Student Affairs Staff
Campus Center 120
Q&A with representatives from Stoner Health Center, Office of Student Engagement, Res Life, Greek Life, Civic and Spiritual Engagement, Security, and the Dean of Students!

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Luncheon with Heidelberg University Fellows
Seiberling Gymnasium
Enjoy a great meal and great conversations with members of the Heidelberg community. Luncheon attire is casual (‘Berg colors are encouraged)

1:00 pm
Cornhole Tournament/Kan Jam Competition/Giant Jenga
Mayer Field End Zone
Compete against friends and family. Prizes go to 1st and 2nd place teams. Sponsored by Heidelberg Intramurals.

2:00 pm
Football vs. John Carroll
Hoernemann Stadium
Show your ‘Berg Pride by supporting the Student Princes as they take on the John Carroll Blue Streaks. Don’t forget your complimentary entrance ticket to the game!

2:00 pm
Women’s Soccer Game vs. Earlham
Hidden Valley Soccer Complex
Cheer on the Heidelberg University Women’s Soccer team as they face the Earlham Quakers. Admission is complimentary!

5:30 pm
Dinner on your own
You are welcome to have dinner on campus at Fireside Pub or visit one of the many local restaurants.

Sunday, September 28, 2015

2:00 pm
Women’s Soccer Game vs. Oberlin
Hidden Valley Soccer Complex
Cheer on the Heidelberg University Women’s Soccer team as they face Oberlin. Admission is complimentary!

Registration Fees

$20 per person; $40 per couple
$12 Children 12 and under
Children under 3 – free
Berg student – no charge

Registration includes all activities, lunch, entry to Heidelberg University sporting events for the weekend, and a commemorative gift for each guest.

Other HU Events

On Friday, September 18, support the HU Wrestling Team at their Night Out — an evening of dinner and music, with a reverse raffle and live auction! Tickets are $35 for a couple or $20 for a single. Find out more.

On Sunday, September 20, Nu Sigma Alpha presents Running with the Kids 2.0 Color Run! The 2 mile route starts on Heidelberg's campus in front of the Commons and ends in Hedge's Boyer Park with a coloring dye being tossed on the runner's t-shirt. It’s fun, noncompetitive, and for a good cause! Entry is $20 (cash or check) which includes t-shirts we will be providing for the event. Donations for Caring Makes Cents will also be accepted. All proceeds raised from entry fees will go to Cleveland Clinic Children's Child Life department

Contact Information

Contact Person: 
Jacqueline Sironen
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