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Maryville University 2016 Family Weekend

October 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 15, 2016

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2016

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Each year, Family Weekend offers unique and interactive activities for the entire family. Some events are geared towards showcasing life on campus while other activities focus on just having fun. After a brief welcome reception, Friday night’s activities will continue with men’s basketball trivia night and a performance by magician Craig Karges in the University Auditorium.

On Saturday morning, hear about some of the highlights of Maryville’s academic programs during the Maryville Talks Maryville event. Afternoon excursion options include a tour of Anheuser-Busch Brewery, The Fabulous Fox Theater, the St. Louis Zoo or a community service opportunity with Project Backpack.

Saturday night’s events will include dinner and a Dessert Reception. The weekend will conclude with Midnight Madness, featuring the Maryville men’s and women’s basketball teams at the Simon Center.

There will be a BBQ farewell lunch on Sunday on the Quad to end the weekend.

Click here to register for the weekend. Cost is $30 per person and Maryville students & children 10 and under are free. For more information, contact Brian Gardner at bgardner@maryville.edu or call (314) 529-9387.




Friday, October 14, 2016

  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Check-In – Donius University Center
    Stop by to pick up your Family Weekend packet and sign up for your Afternoon Excursion!
  • 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Men’s Basketball Trivia Night – DUC Atrium
    Support the Saints Men’s Basketball team in their annual fundraiser; you can register for this event when registering for family weekend!
  • 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Craig Karges – University Auditorium
    You won’t want to miss the tricks Craig has up his sleeve! This magician is ready to wow you!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Late Arrival Check-In & Continental Breakfast – Pfaff Lobby, University Auditorium
    Be sure to pick up your Family Weekend packet and sign up for your Afternoon Excursion!
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Maryville Talks Maryville – University Auditorium
    Maryville has a lot to offer through our academic programs.  Come and hear some of the highlights of those offerings from some of our most dynamic faculty members throughout the university! 
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Time on Your Own & Lunch – Various Locations
    Do some shopping, hang out in LJ’s or help your student do their laundry (they probably need it!) – whatever you want to do, this time is yours!
  • 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Afternoon Excursions – Departures are Staggered
    Check out the exciting list of  Afternoon Excursions to learn more about your options & to be ready to sign up when you check in!
  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Family Dinner – Gander Dining Hall
    Join us for a gourmet family dinner in the Gander Dining Hall using your blue meal tickets.
  • 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Dessert Reception – President’s Conference Center
    Join us for a wonderful assortment of desserts and a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with Maryville’s key leadership.
  • 8:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. – Moonlight Madness Pre-Party – Simon Center
    Don’t wait for the madness to begin to have fun! Head to Simon Center for free food, autograph signings, contests and more! 
  • 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Moonlight Madness – Moloney Arena, Simon Athletic Center
    Kick off the winter sports season with our annual Moonlight Madness! Meet the winter sports teams while celebrating recent Saints successes!

Sunday, October 16, 2016

  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Catholic Mass – Buder Family Student Commons
    Mass is open to all Family Weekend participants. 
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Barbecue Farewell Lunch – Gander Quad
    Join us for a backyard BBQ! Experience the St. Louis pork steak! BBQ chicken, salad, macaroni  and baked beans is what’s on the menu! Don’t forget to save room for some peach cobbler and ice cream!   


October 14, 2016
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Center for Student Engagement
(314) 529-6600