Please note:   Please continue to check back as we continue to add new events to the schedule for 2016!

2016 Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday - Saturday - Sunday

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

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 navy 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.

 

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Xavier Women's Volleyball vs. Seton Hall

Cintas Center Arena
Cheer on the Xavier Musketeers Volleyball Team as they take on Seton Hall Pirates.  Stop by Family Weekend Registration to grab your wristbands and head over to Cintas.  Your admission is included in the cost of Family Weekend.  Attendees must present Family Weekend wristband for included admission

 

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Xavier University Parents Association and the Parents/Family Advisory Board (P/FAB) Hospitality Reception

Ryan's Pub - Gallagher Student Center Lower Level
Please join members of the Parents Association and Parents/Family Advisory Board for an opportunity to mix and mingle with other parents and friends attending Family Weekend.  Complimentary appetizers will be served.

 

6:00pm 
Club Ice Hockey (Blue D2 Team) vs. Youngstown State University
Sports Plus Ohio (Evendale) - 10765 Reading Road  Cincinnati, OH  45241 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Catch the D2 Club Ice Hockey team play Youngstown on the ice rink at Sports Plus Ohio.

 

7:30pm - 10:00pm
Xavier Theatre presents Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN*
Gallagher Student Center Theater
Follow fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize - despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef.  By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, THE MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best.  With classic songs such as "Ya Got Trouble," "Seventy Six Trombones," and "Till There Was You," this six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy is a story to be shared with every generation.  The New York Times raves, "if you're a musical comedy buff, THE MUSIC MAN will show you just why."

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

The Xavier University Theater Box Office will be open from 1pm-8pm on Friday.  It will reopen on Saturday at 1pm 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

 

9:00pm - 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 $750 in gift cards, Xavier merchandise from the All for One Shops, custom Xavier-branded cornhole game set, an Apple Watch, GoPro Hero, Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones, Fitbit Charges and more!

 

10:00pm
Club Ice Hockey (White D3 Team) vs. Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Sports Plus Ohio (Evendale) - 10765 Reading Road  Cincinnati, OH  45241 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Catch the D3 Club Ice Hockey team take on IPFW on the ice rink at Sports Plus Ohio.


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Saturday, October 22, 2016

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 2016 "X Shirt," will be available after its big reveal during Musketeer Madness on Saturday 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 navy 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 - 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 Soccer vs. Kent State University
Varsity Soccer Field
Catch the Women's Club Soccer take on Kent State down at the Intramural Field on Saturday morning.

 

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.

 

10:00am - 4:00pm
U Station Celebration

University Station
Don't miss the festival at U Station where vendors will be offering special deals and sales located at their back entrances.  University Station apartments will be hosting assorted entertainment booths for all ages.  The All For One Shop will have a parking lot sale and much more!

 

11:00am - 2:00pm
Club Softball vs. Miami University (OH)
Kolping Park (Mt. Healthy) - 10303 Mill Road  Cincinnati, OH  45240 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Club Softball has a double header with Miami University at 11am and 1pm in the field at Kolping Park.

 

12:00pm
Men's Club Rugby vs. Wright State University
Intramural Field
Don't miss the Men's Club Rugby take on Wright State University on the Intramural Field.

 

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 for upperclassmen 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
Men's Club Lacrosse vs. University of Kentucky

Varsity Soccer Field
Cheer on the Men's Club Lacrosse against the UK team on the Intramural Field.

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm
A caBellas & Xavier Singers Concert
Gallagher Student Center
Come and enjoy two of Xavier’s top performance groups for a special performance of songs ranging from old classics to music that is popular today.  A caBellas is Xavier’s all-female a capella group, showcasing an incredible sound with no extra music backing.  Xavier Singers will be joining A caBellas to showcase their unique style, consisting of both dancing and singing!

 

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 2015-16 First Year Seminar course.

 

1:00pm
Women's Club Lacrosse vs. University of Cincinnati
Clark Montessori High School (Hyde Park) - 3030 Erie Avenue  Cincinnati, OH  45208 (app. 3 miles from XU)
Xavier's Women's Club Lacrosse take on UC's team at Clark Montessori - just a few miles from campus!

 

2:00pm
Club Ice Hockey (White D3 Tam) vs. Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Sports Plus Ohio (Evendale) - 10765 Reading Road  Cincinnati, OH  45241 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Catch the D3 Club Ice Hockey team take on IPFW on the ice rink at Sports Plus Ohio.

 

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Xavier Theatre presents Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN*

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 Al Bischoff, S.J. (affectionately known as Father B), celebrates the annual Family Weekend Mass.  All are welcome!

 

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Musketeer Fan Fest on the Plaza

Cintas Center Plaza (in case of rain, it will move into the concourse inside Cintas Center)
Come and enjoy music, games and fun before heading into Cintas Center for Musketeer Madness.  Activities will include inflatable games for kids, team autographs from 4:30-5:15, cornhole and more!  The 2016-17 X-Shirt will be unveiled and available for purchase.

 

5:30pm
Club Ice Hockey (Blue D2 Team) vs. Youngstown State University
Sports Plus Ohio (Evendale) - 10765 Reading Road  Cincinnati, OH  45241 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Catch the D2 Club Ice Hockey team play Youngstown on the ice rink at Sports Plus Ohio.

 

6:00pm - 8:00pm
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 2016-17 season.  The event will include a t-shirt giveaway, team, introductions, and intra-squad competition from both basketball teams.  Three lucky students will have a shot to win free books for next semester, courtesy of the Xavier University All For One Shop.  Presented by Wing Eyecare, Musketeer Madness is a Family Weekend tradition and fan favorite!

 

7:30pm - 10:00pm
Xavier Theatre presents Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN*

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

 

8:30pm - 11:00pm
Karaoke Night at Ryan's Pub

Ryan's Pub - Gallagher Student Center Lower Level
Join other families during Family Weekend for a fun, free, karaoke show!  Sign up and embarrass your student singing the timeless hits of the 80s and 90s or drag the whole family onstage for some good, clean fun!

 

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

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.

 

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Club Softball vs. Miami University (OH)
Kolping Park (Mt. Healthy) - 10303 Mill Road  Cincinnati, OH  45240 (app. 12 miles from XU)
Club Softball plays their third game of the weekend against Miami University in the field at Kolping Park.

 

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.

 

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