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Family Weekend

Family Weekend

September 29-October 1, 2023

A special informal weekend has been created for parents, siblings, grandparents, P.E.O.s, and friends to spend time on campus with students. Family Weekend is a wonderful opportunity for families and friends to meet suitemates and other college friends. Below is a reduced schedule; a more complete schedule will be available at the registration table. Guests should register in the Robertson Hall parlor and pick up a complete schedule of activities.

        Friday, September 29

            4 – 6:45 p.m.                       Registration and Information Table Open

            1 p.m. – 12 a.m.                  Residence Halls Visitation

            5 – 7 p.m.                             Mexican Buffet Dinner

            7:30 p.m.                             Student Theatre Production

            9 p.m.                                   Outdoor Movie: Elemental


        Saturday, September 30

            9 a.m. – 5 p.m.                   Self-Registration and Information Table Open

            9 a.m. – 10 p.m.                 P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery Open

            9:30 a.m.                            Vice President Welcome

            10 a.m.                                Cookies and Conversations (with faculty and staff)

            10:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m.      Tour of Campus

            10 a.m. – 12 a.m.               Residence Halls Visitation

            10 a.m. – Noon                  Spirit Shop Open

            11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.            Picnic Lunch inside

            Noon – 4 p.m.                    Lawn Games

            1 p.m.                                  Family Relay Races

            4 p.m.                                  Kickball

            5 – 7 p.m.                            Dinner

           5 – 5:30 p.m.                      Registration and Information Table Open

           7 p.m.                                  Chalk Art Contest winner announced

           7:30 p.m.                            Student Theatre Production

           9 p.m.                                  Trivia Competition


        Sunday, October 1

            10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.        Residence Halls Visitation

            10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.           Brunch


Reservations are not needed to participate in any of the Family Weekend activities. Current Cottey students with a meal plan are admitted free to all meals. Guests pay for meals at the door (cash or cards).