Family Weekend – Saturday

Saturday, October 5

  • UIS Homecoming 5K Run/Walk
    Sponsored by Recreational Sport
    9 am, TRAC
    Registration and additional fee required. Go to Homecoming 5K to register.
  • Homecoming/Family Weekend Information Table
    10 am – 2 pm, PAC Concourse
  • Catch the Research Fever Reception
    Sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Support Program & the Research Society at UIS
    10am – noon
    PAC Lobby
  • Shuttle to Downtown (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and other locations) Cancelled
    10:30am
    Due to unforeseen difficulties, the shuttle will not be available to bring families downtown for this event.  However, families are encouraged to visit downtown using their own transportation. Information about the Abraham Lincoln Museum and other downtown attractions will be provided in the Family Weekend registration packets.
  • UIS Juggler Nicholas Pike (for all ages)
    1-3pm
    Brookens Auditorium
  • UIS Points of Pride Tours
    1-3pm
    Locations TBA
  • UIS Students vs. UIS Alumni/Faculty/Staff Basketball Game
    3-5pm
    TRAC
    Join us for a fun, spirited game between UIS students and staff/alumni
  • Parent’s Reception
    9pm
    PAC Restaurant