2014 Family Weekend – October 10-12th

Registration information:

  • Register using a credit card
  • Register and pay by check


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 Spirit-Fun Run/Walk

2pm, TRAC

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

Homecoming Fireworks

Kiwanis Stadium, Immediately following the game


Saturday, October 11

A Harvest of Research

(Sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Program & the Research Society at UIS)

10am -noon

Sangamon Auditorium Lobby

Homecoming/Family Weekend Information Table

Sangamon Auditorium Lobby, 10am – 2pm

Lunch at the Food Emporium

On your own

Eat as your student does, using the dining card provided

KidZone Carnival

UIS Quad, 12noon – 2:30 pm

Fun for kids of all ages!

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

SLB Gym, 1pm

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. Southern Indiana

TRAC, 3pm

Dinner on the Town

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

UHB 2nd Floor, 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 BBQ

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