Family Weekend 2017

Family WeekendSept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

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Participants from 2016 Parents Weekend at opening events.

Reasons to Attend


Meet your student's friends and their families.


Get to know UNL — including a tour of the football stadium!


Become part of your student's college experience.

This is a wonderful opportunity to see your student once he or she has gone off to college. Your student will have been at UNL long enough to tell you how things are going, what classes are like, and update you on new friends. During the weekend, you'll have an opportunity to catch up, participate in fun activities, meet other UNL families and create memories together.

All family members can attend the weekend. However, please note that there is a lot of walking. In case you have a very small child or someone who may need assistance with walking, you may find a stroller or wheelchair to be helpful.

Schedule of Events

Coming soon.

More to See

City Campus
  • UNL Campus Recreation
    Available with a Family Weekend name tag as your ticket. Includes access to the recreation equipment, pool, Outdoor Adventures Center and the new Recreation and Wellness Center on East Campus.
  • Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
    Visit the nation's largest multicultural center with meeting and conference rooms, student organization offices, a music room, a kitchen and computer lab.
  • Lied Center Events
  • Mary Riepma Ross Theater
  • Morrill Hall University of Nebraska State Museum
  • Nebraska Union
    Attractions include the Nebraska Union Gallery, the UNL Bookstore, seating with televisions and the food court.
East Campus
Around Lincoln