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2014 Family Weekend – October 10-12th

Registration information:

Hotel information

Hotels with special UIS Rate

Special Thanks to our Homecoming & Family Weekend Sponsors for making these events possible:

  • Scheels
  • Coldstone Creamery
  • UI Alumni Association
  • UIS Recreational Sports
  • UIS Volunteer Center

Family Weekend Updates & Highlights

Friday, October 10

Homecoming/Family Weekend Information Table

UIS South Quad, 3-7:30 pm

Homecoming Parade

UIS Campus, 4:15 pm

Homecoming BBQ

South Quad, 5:30 – 7 pm

UIS Women’s Soccer vs. Rockhurst

Kiwanis Stadium, 5 pm

UIS Men’s Soccer vs. Rockhurst

Kiwanis Stadium, 7:30 pm


Immediately following the game


Saturday, October 11

UIS Homecoming 5K Spirit Run

TRAC, 9 am

Homecoming/Family Weekend Information Table

PAC Main Concourse, 10am – 2pm

Lunch at the Food Emporium

On your own

Eat as your student does, using the dining card provided

KidZone Carnival

TRAC, 12noon – 2:30 pm

Fun for kids of all ages!

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. Southern Indiana

TRAC, 1pm

UIS Students vs. UIS Alumni/Faculty/Staff BB Game

TRAC, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Dinner on the Town

On your own

Check out the Toronto Road or other eateries that are UIS student favorites!  Menus, coupons & a list of icard discounts are included in your Family Weekend packet.

Family Weekend Game Night w/pizza

LRH Great Room, 6-7:30 pm

Parent’s Reception

PAC Restaurant, 8 pm

This event provides an opportunity for the parents of UIS students to interact and socialize with other parents in a relaxed environment.


 Sunday, October 12

 Frisbee Golf 

On your own (Meet the Pro at 11 am)

Check out discs at TRAC

Family Weekend Tailgate

UIS South Quad (PAC Restaurant in case of rain), 11 am – 1 pm

UIS Women’s Soccer vs. William Jewel

Kiwanis Stadium, 12 noon

UIS Men’s Soccer vs. William Jewel

Kiwanis Stadium, 2:30pm



If you have immediate questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Life