Friday, Sept. 28
Wellness/Recreation Center hours: open to families 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Lap and leisure pools are open 5-7:30 p.m. Climbing wall open 4-8 p.m.)*
Volleyball vs. Missouri State: 7 p.m., McLeod Center. Click here for tickets.
School of Music’s Scholarship Benefit Concert: 7:30 p.m. Great Hall, GBPAC. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
View the planets and the stars: 8 to 10 p.m., UNI Hillside Observatory, Jennings Drive.
Saturday, Sept. 29
College of Business Administration, Curris Business Building
International Opportunities Information Session, 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Picnic lunch & UNIBusiness Student organization fair for UNIBusiness students and their families, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tour the new Professional Readiness Center, every half hour, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
College of Education, Schindler Education Center (SEC)
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Open House in SEC Lobby.
11 - 11:20 a.m., Welcome from Dean Dwight C. Watson, 244-246 SEC
11:30 a.m. to noon, Camp Adventure Program, 244-246 SEC.
College of Humanities Arts and Sciences, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Biology—live animals, skeletons, plants, McCollum Science Hall 025
Chemistry and Biochemistry—chemistry magic show at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Lantz Auditorium
Earth Science—Planetarium shows, rocks, minerals and fossil displays, Latham Hall
Technology Lee Thomson Student Lounge
Mathematics Wright Hall 338
Physics—mini-sumo robotics demonstrations and open- teaching labs, Begeman 114
Center for Energy and Environmental Education— Renewable Energy Explorations at 10 a.m. and noon, featuring solar, wind and hydrogen fuel cell activities for families with children ages 5 and up
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sabin Hall Atrium, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
Be a detective for a day and find the clues! Follow the evidence and solve the mysteries as you investigate majors within the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. Hands-on activities and fun for all ages, testing your skills at detection and analysis.
Other Saturday Events
University Honors Program: open house, 10 a.m. - noon, Honors Cottage
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 10:30 a.m., McLeod Center. Ticket prices are $25 for adults, $15 for children (10 and under) and include brunch. For tickets, call 319-273-2470. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Hall of Fame inductees will also be recognized during halftime of the football game.
UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s Elevator Pitch Competition: 10 - 11 a.m., Business & Community Services 33. Watch UNI students compete for first place and a spot in the national competition.
Stepping Stones, an event for LGBT students and their families, 10 a.m. to noon, second floor lounge, Lang Hall.
Family Feast Tailgate: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Rialto Dining Center. Members of the Men's Glee Club will provide entertainment.
Everyday Object Activity: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Business & Community Services 33, Compete in family teams or students vs. parents to create a business/product from everyday objects with the help of the UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center in this fun, creative activity.
Enjoy the Dean of Juggling, 2:30 p.m., Maucker Union coffee house. The whole family will enjoy this three-time world champions' juggling act!
Football: Panthers vs. North Dakota State, 6 p.m., UNI-Dome. For tickets, call 319-273-4849.
Volleyball: Panthers vs. Wichita State, 8:30 p.m., McLeod Center. Click here for tickets.
Wellness/Recreation Center hours: gyms, fitness areas, racquetball courts open 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; lap and leisure pools and climbing wall available, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.*
Sunday, Sept. 30
Wellness Recreation Center: Open to students and families, 1 - 8 p.m. (Lap and leisure pools 3-8 p.m. Climbing wall opens at 7 p.m.)*
If you have general questions about Family Weekend, contact Kristin.email@example.com
Ticketing questions should be directed to 319-273-4849.
* Family members must be accompanied by their students to use the WRC.