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September 28-29, 2018

Parent & Family Weekend Schedule


Friday, September 28, 2018

All times are listed in Central Standard Time

 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kentucky Museum - Free Admission for Topper Parents & Families

Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street (across from CVS)

Parking: Museum visitor parking in Adams St. Lot across from the Museum

Details: The Museum is always free for WKU students. In recognition of the important role parents and families play for our Toppers, the Museum is offering free admission to all WKU parents and families. Visit wku.edu/kentuckymuseum for exhibit information. No tickets or registration required for this event.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PFW Registration Check In

Location: Downing Student Union, 1st Floor

Check-in to pick up your purchased event tickets for the WKU Football Game and the Festival on the Green. (PFW event tickets ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP at the Football Ticket Office or the Will-Call Window)

5:00 PM

WKU Baseball Alumni Game

Nick Denes Field

 

 

 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

 All times are listed in Central Standard Time

 

8:00 AM

WKU Baseball Golf Tournament

Location: CrossWinds Golf Course

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kentucky Museum--Free Admission for Topper Parents & Families

Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street (across from CVS)

Parking: Museum visitor parking in Adams St. Lot across from the Museum

Details: The Museum is always free for WKU students. In recognition of the important role parents and families play for our Toppers, the Museum is offering free admission to all WKU parents and families. Visit wku.edu/kentuckymuseum for exhibit information. No tickets or registration required for this event.

1:00 PM - ?

WKU Parent and Family Weekend Treasure Hunt

Sponsored by the Department of History and the Alumni Association

To participate, come to DSU on Saturday, Sept. 29 between 1-2 pm and look for our registration table in the main lobby.  There you will fill out a registration form with the names of your team and its members and get the clues sheet and a WKU map. Your starting time will be noted and you can begin the hunt!

This is a chance to use creative reasoning to figure out clues that will lead you by foot to 20 locations across the WKU campus.  You will get to have fun learning about the campus and its history (or perhaps to get to know it all over again!) and to appreciate features that you probably overlook or didn’t know about.  You can compete as an individual or a team, but you will probably solve the clues faster and have more fun in a group.

The hunt will probably take 2-3 hours to complete.

Fabulous prize for the team that finishes first in the shortest amount of time.  Prizes also for 5 runners up and all teams have the chance to enter a raffle for WKU swag!

See Instructions/Sample Questions for more info

For further information, contact Dr. Tony Harkins, Anthony.harkins@wku.edu or 270-745-3841

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mahurin Honors College Parent & Family Weekend Brunch

"Come and Go" anytime between 9:00 and 11:00 AM

Location: Honors College/International Center Multipurpose Room Tickets & Pricing: Free of charge (RSVP Required)

Details: Check-in for this Event at Honors College/International Center Lobby Brunch food will be served, along with outdoor games and raffles

A registration link will be sent to Mahurin Honors College students and parents early this fall

9:00 AM- 11:00 AM

Study Abroad & Global Learning Open House

Location: Honors College/International Center (HCIC), room 1014

Meet study abroad staff and student representatives and find out more about education abroad opportunities.  

Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

PFW Registration Check In

Location: Downing Student Union, 1st Floor

Check-in to pick up your purchased event tickets for the WKU Football Game and the Festival on the Green. (PFW event tickets ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP at the Football Ticket Office or the Will-Call Window)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Residence Hall Receptions

Location: Your Student’s residence hall

Tour your student’s residence hall, meet your student’s Hall Director(s) and Resident Assistant, engage in fun activities, and enjoy some light refreshments before heading over to the Student, Parent & Family Member Welcome.

Details: No ticket or registration required for this event.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WKU Student Publications Open House

Location: Adams-Whitaker Student Publications Building.

Details: WKU Student Publications, home of the College Heights Herald and the Talisman, will host an open house. Parents and Families of the WKU student staff members are welcome to drop by to see where their students spend their time honing their skills.

Details: No tickets or registration required for this event.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Welcome for WKU Parents & Families

Location: Downing Student Union Auditorium, 1st Floor

Details: No tickets or registration required for this event.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

WKU Alumni Association Tailgate & Celebrate on South Lawn Presented by US Bank

Location: South Lawn

Details: Buffet and Cash Bar! Welcoming alumni, families, and friends for food, fun and plenty of WKU Spirit!

Just Register

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Festival on the Green

Location: Downing Student Union South Lawn

Details: WKU invites you to join them for food, music, and fellowship on the Downing Student Union South Lawn.

Tickets & Pricing: $10.00 per person. (Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance for anyone attending, including WKU students)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band Presented by WKU Student Activities

Location: Downing Student Union South Lawn

Details: WKU Student Activities invites you to join them for the incredible sounds of the Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band on the Downing Student Union South Lawn. The Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band has been performing for the Hilltopper Nation for the past 35 years.

6:30 PM

WKU Football Game

Location: Houchens – L.T. Smith Stadium Cost: $16.00 per ticket

Details: Tickets must be purchased in advance for anyone attending, except current WKU Students (current WKU students are admitted FREE with their valid WKU ID) Tickets can be picked up at registration (see above) either Friday or Saturday. PFW event tickets ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP at the Football Ticket Office or the Will-Call Window)

   

 

 

 


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