Family Weekend

Get excited! Family Weekend is September 11-13, 2015.  Family Weekend is a great opportunity for family members to visit their student and enjoy seeing their "home away from home" through their eyes. Many activities will be planned for your family. These include the Student Showcase & BBQ; Dive-in Movie; Welcome Breakfast; Rappelling with the ROTC Bear Battalion; Bear Fest Village Tailgate (food included) and first home football game; the Library Family Extravaganza; plus much more. Book your hotel early!  Visit the list of hotels that offer family discounts here.

Family Weekend is for all students and their families.  From freshmen to seniors, we have something for everyone. Several packages are available for you to choose from during the registration process. The events listed below require a paid ticket. The Legacy Family Event and the Dive-in Movie are free events but require a ticket.  See the full schedule of events here.The BearFest Village Family Tailgate is FREE for all MSU students. Football tickets for students are complimentary but you will need to include your student in your ticket numbers when you register.

Check out the Family Weekend Frequently Asked Questions page. If you have questions, contact Priscilla Childress at pchildress@missouristate.edu or at (417) 836-3060.

Early bird registration ends August 1, 2015. Registration for Family Weekend except for football tickets will close Friday, September 4th. Football tickets only will be sold through September 9th.

**Please note that Family Weekend is a self-supported event; the registration fee covers events, supplies, materials, and administrative costs.

Family Weekend Packages

Adult Price
(early bird)

MSU Student Price
(early bird)

Child Price (ages 3-12)
(early bird)

Flat Boomer Package: Football Ticket, Welcome Breakfast, Student Showcase, Tailgate
(valued at $55; includes 3 meals)

$30

$10

$15

Go Bears Package: Football Ticket, Welcome Breakfast, Tailgate (valued at $45; includes 2 meals)

$25

$8

$10

Find Your Place Package: Welcome Breakfast & Student Showcase (valued at $35; includes 2 meals)

$20

$5

$8

MSU Bears Package: Football Ticket & Tailgate
(valued at $25; includes 1 meal)

$15

Free

$5

Go Maroon Package: Football Ticket only (MSU student ticket is free. Include your student in your ticket count.

$6

Free

$4

 

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