Please note:   Please continue to check back as we continue to add new events to the schedule for 2017!

2017 Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday - Saturday - Sunday

 

Friday, October 20, 2017

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Family Weekend Check-In / On-Site Registration

Gallagher Student Center - First Floor
Please stop by the front desk of the Gallagher Student Center to pick up your Family Weekend registration packet or to register your family if you did not pre-register online.

The first 600 families to check-in will also receive a Family Weekend fleece blanket as a memento.  Your Xavier student or a member of your family must check-in during the hours of operation to receive your registration packet, wristband(s) and fleece blanket.  Blankets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

3:00pm - 8:00pm
Free admission to O'Connor Sports Center

O'Connor Sports Center
You and your family have free admission to O'Connor Sports Center with your Family Weekend wristband!  Check out our facility; we would love to have you join us!  You must provide a valid photo ID and sign a liability waiver to utilize the facility.  Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Xavier University Parents Association and the Parents/Family Advisory Board (P/FAB) Hospitality Reception
Ryan's Pub - Gallagher Student Center Lower Level
Xavier's Parent/Family Advisory Board (P/FAB) is made up of current Xavier parents who work together to support the mission of the University.  Please join them in Ryan's Pub to learn more about how P/FAB promotes the welfare of all Xavier students.  Complimentary appetizers will be served. 

 

5:30pm - 7:00pm 
Musketeer Fan Fest on the Plaza
Cintas Center Plaza (in case of rain, this event will be held on the Concourse inside the Cintas Center)
Come and enjoy music, games and fun before heading into the Cintas Center for Musketeer Madness.  Activities will include inflatable games for kids, team autographs from 5:30-6:15pm, Cornhole and more!  The 2017-18 X-Shirt will be unveiled and available for purchase.

 

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Musketeer Madness
Cintas Center Arena

Musketeer Madness is the tip-off event for fans as the men's and women's basketball teams gear up for the 2017-18 season.  The event will include a t-shirt giveaway, team introductions, and intra-squad competitions from both basketball teams.  Presented by Wing Eyecare, Musketeer Madness is a Family Weekend tradition and fan favorite!

 

7:00pm
Men's Club Soccer vs. University of Dayton
Soccer Complex
Catch the Men's Club Soccer team take on the rival University of Dayton Flyers at 7pm on the varsity soccer field.

 

7:30pm - 10:00pm
Xavier Theatre presents "Legally Blonde" *
Gallagher Student Center Theater
Elle Woods appears to have it all.  But her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law School.  Determined to get him back at all costs, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams.  With the help of her friends, and her sidekick Bruiser, Elle quickly realizes her potential and set out to prove herself to the world!

General admission ticket prices for Faculty/Staff/Student/Senior - $12., Adults - $17.

The Xavier University Theater Box Office will be open from 2:00pm - 8:00pm on Friday.  It will reopen on Saturday at 1:00pm and again at 6:30pm, one hour prior to show times.  Advance tickets can be purchased through the Box Office website at http://www.xavier.edu/theatretickets.

 


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Saturday, October 21, 2017

8:00am - 8:00pm
Shop at the All For One Shop / Starbucks Coffee
(open until 11pm)
University Station
Visit the University Station Starbucks for that first cup of morning coffee and shop for the newest styles in Xavier apparel and accessories.
The 2017 "X Shirt," will be available after its big reveal during Musketeer Madness on Friday evening.  Check your Family Weekend registration packet for a 20% off promotional coupon to be used at both locations and enjoy a free size upgrade on any drink at Starbucks, like our seasonal favorite the Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Enter to win raffle prizes throughout the weekend.
 

9:00am - 1:00pm
Family Weekend Check-In / On-Site Registration

Gallagher Student Center - First Floor
Please stop by the front desk of the Gallagher Student Center to pick up your Family Weekend registration packet or to register your family if you did not pre-register online.

The first 600 families to check-in will also receive a Family Weekend fleece blanket as a memento.  Your Xavier student or a member of your family must check-in during the hours of operation to receive your registration packet, wristband(s) and fleece blanket.  Blankets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

9:00am - 1:30pm
Brunch on Campus

Hoff Dining Commons, Bishop Fenwick Place
Come and enjoy a full service brunch at the Hoff Dining Commons, including all your brunch favorites!  Guests will enjoy made-to-order omelets, delicious breakfast sandwiches, fresh fruit and yogurt, a full carving station, as well as make your own X waffle and more!  Dining on campus never tasted so good!  Brunch is included in your registration fee.

 

9:00am - 1:30pm
U.S. Bank Promotion, Fun and Prizes
Bishop Fenwick Place Atrium
Stop by to meet the U.S. Bank team and receive information about banking options on campus.
Feeling lucky?  Spin our prize wheel for a chance to win over 100 prizes!  Enter our drawing for a chance to win Xavier items and gift cards.

 

9:00am

Women's Club Soccer vs. University of Cincinnati

Soccer Complex

Watch the Women's Club Soccer team take on rival University of Cincinnati Bearcats at 9am on the varsity soccer field.


 

9:00am - 11:30am
Philosophy, Politics and the Public (PPP) Family Event
Honor's Lounge - Alter Hall 3rd floor
The Philosophy, Politics and the Public (PPP) honors program is hosting a Family Weekend event as a way for parents and families to meet PPP students, faculty members, and alumni while learning more about your student's current and future opportunities in the program.  There will be a mock class for parents to experience first-hand the PPP classroom environment.  We will have breakfast and coffee in our new Honors Lounge space in Alter Hall.  Hope to see you there!

 

10:00am 
Women's Club Lacrosse vs. University of Cincinnati
Park Field
Catch the Women's Club Lacrosse take on rival University of Cincinnati Bearcats at 10am on the Park Field.

 

10:00am - 7:00pm
Free admission to O'Connor Sports Center

O'Connor Sports Center
You and your family have free admission to O'Connor Sports Center with your Family Weekend wristband!  Check out our facility; we would love to have you join us!  You must provide a valid photo ID and sign a liability waiver to utilize the facility.  Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

12:00pm - 2:30pm
Resident Housing Tours

The Commons and Bishop Fenwick Place
Get a sneak peek at some of the on-campus housing options so you are ready to make your next housing selection!  Residence Life will be offering tours of The Commons Apartments and Bishop Fenwick Place.  Tours will commence at the front entrance of The Commons and in the Fenwick Place Atrium.

 

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Xavier Singers Concert
Gallagher Student Center
Come and see the Xavier Singers perform some of your favorite songs, blending singing and dancing in what promises to be an engaging and entertaining performance.  All the songs are student choreographed and accompanied by Singers' own student band.

 

1:00pm
Men's Rugby vs. Western Kentucky
Park Field
Cheer on the Men's Rugby team in a league match against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at 1pm on the Park Field.

 

1:00pm

Library Prize Ceremony

McDonald Memorial Library, 1st Floor in rear near garden

Student finalists and their nominating faculty will be recognized and the students will receive monetary prizes for excellent research scholarship in the 2016-17 First Year Seminar course.

 

2:00pm - 3:00pm
A caBellas Concert
Gallagher Student Center Arrupe Overlook - first floor
Come and enjoy one of Xavier's top performance groups for a special concert.  A caBellas, an all-female a cappella singing group, will be showcasing a unique sound with no instruments involved and performing songs that are popular today as well as a few throwbacks.

 

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Xavier Theatre presents "Legally Blonde"
*
Gallagher Student Center Theater
General admission ticket prices for Faculty/Staff/Student/Senior - $12., Adults - $17.

The Xavier University Theater Box Office will be open one hour prior to show times.  Advance tickets can be purchased through the Box Office website at http://www.xavier.edu/theatretickets.

 

4:00pm
Mass
Cintas Center Banquet Rooms

Father Dan Hartnett, S.J., from the Bellarmine Chapel and Parish community, celebrates the annual Family Weekend Mass.  All are welcome!

 

7:00 - 9:00pm
Xavier Men's Soccer vs. Marquette
Xavier Soccer Complex

Cheer on the Xavier Musketeers Men's Soccer team as they take on the Marquette Golden Eagles.  Your admission is included in the cost of Family Weekend.  Attendees must present Family Weekend wristband for included admission.

 

7:30pm - 10:00pm
Xavier Theatre presents "Legally Blonde" *
Gallagher Student Center Theater
General admission ticket prices for Faculty/Staff/Student/Senior - $12., Adults - $17.

The Xavier University Theater Box Office will be open on Saturday evening at 6:30pm one hour prior to show times.  Advance tickets can be purchased through the Box Office website at http://www.xavier.edu/theatretickets.

 

9:00 - 11:00pm
Family Weekend Bingo
Hoff Dining Commons, Bishop Fenwick Place

Are you ready to Bingo?!  Join in our big game of Bingo and compete to win tons of incredible prizes, including $800.00 in gift cards, Xavier merchandise from the All for One Shops, custom Xavier-branded cornhole game set, Apple Watch, GoPro Hero, Fitbits, an iPad Mini and more!

 

9:30pm
Club Ice Hockey (Blue D2 Team) vs. University of Kentucky

Sports Plus Ohio (Evendale) - 10765 Reading Road  Cincinnati, OH  45241 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Catch the D2 Club Ice Hockey team play the UK Wildcats on the ice rink at Sports Plus Ohio.

 

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

9:00am
Mass

Bellarmine Chapel
Join us for Mass with the Bellarmine Parish community.

 

10:00am - 7:00pm
Free admission to O'Connor Sports Center

O'Connor Sports Center
You and your family have free admission to O'Connor Sports Center with your Family Weekend wristband!  Check out our facility; we would love to have you join us!  You must provide a valid photo ID and sign a liability waiver to utilize the facility.  Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

11:00am
Mass

Bellarmine Chapel
Join us for Mass with the Bellarmine Parish community.

 

2:00pm
Intramural Sports Outdoor Soccer Championships
Intramural Field
This could be your chance to see your student battle for a team championship.  The prize is the coveted XUIM Championship t-shirt; the trophy you can wear!  Check with your student to see if their team made it to the final.

 

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* Events marked with an asterisk are not included with your Family Weekend registration and require an additional fee.