Weekend Schedule

New events and more details will be added throughout summer and early Fall 2019.

Friday, October 18

Art Museum Exhibitions Open

10 am–5 p.m., Art Museum

Admission is free to all. Learn more about the exhibits on the Art Museum website.


Admission Information Session and Campus Tour

2-4 p.m., Admission Visit Center – Shriver Center

The Office of Admission hosts a 30 minute information session followed by a 90 minute student-led campus tour. Learn more and register.


Family Welcome Center

3–6 p.m., Armstrong Student Center

As you arrive in Oxford, stop by our welcome center located in Armstrong Student Center. Enjoy free refreshments while picking up information on all of the weekend's fantastic events. It's the best way to start an amazing weekend of celebration.


Honors Program Reception

3–4 p.m., Old Manse

Families with students in the University Honors Program: Join us for a drop-in reception at Old Manse to meet Honors Program staff and start off Family Weekend! Light refreshments will be served. 


Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony

4–6:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium

Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others. The Miami University chapter induction will take place to recognize and initiate nominated undergraduate and graduate students, as well as university faculty and administrative leaders, into this prestigious honor society.!


Study Abroad Information Sessions

4:30–5:15 p.m.; 5:15–6 pm, MacMillan Hall

Did you know that almost 50% of Miami students study abroad or away before graduation? Come to one of our two information sessions to learn about the many programs open to Miami students. Members of our staff will also be available to answer questions.


Dinner with Miami Activities and Programming

6-8 p.m., Armstrong Student Center - Fritz Pavilion

Join Miami Activities and Programming (MAP) for a free dinner with your friends and family.


Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner

6 p.m. Services, 6:30 p.m. Dinner, Hillel Foundation, 11 E. Walnut St.


Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan

7 p.m., Millett Hall

Cheer on your three-time defending Mid-American Conference Champion ResdHawk Volleyball team in a key conference match. Match tickets will be available later in the summer; check MiamiRedHawks.com for additional details.


Public Open Skate Session

7:30–9 p.m., Goggin Ice Center

Bring the whole family and get ready for some fun! Learn more about the Goggin Ice Center.


MAP Presents: Comedy Magician

8:30 p.m., Armstrong Student Center - Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a live performance that will have you in stitches and awe you with magic. This event is free and appropriate for Miamians of all ages! Doors will open at 8pm.


Hockey vs. Ferris State

TBA, Goggin Ice Center

Miami Hockey will take on Ferris State over Family Weekend for a two game series, Friday and Saturday nights. Purchase tickets at MiamiRedHawks.com or by calling 513-529-4295. Puck drop time to be announced.

Saturday, October 19

Tri-Council 5K Fun Run benefitting the new Talawanda Oxford Pantry and Social Services (TOPSS)

TBD-Saturday morning, Campus

The Panhellenic Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Interfraternity Council are working to support the transition from the current Oxford Pantry to the Talawanda Oxford Pantry and Social Services (TOPSS), which includes a new building. Come get your Family Weekend run on and support a great local cause. More information and registration information to come.


Oxford Farmers' Market & Student Performances

9 a.m.–Noon, Uptown Parks

More than just produce, this award winning Farmers' Market has baked goods, little sprout kids activities, and artisan wares. Enjoy yoga in the park, free donuts and coffee and student group performances.


Coffee With a Cop: Family Weekend Edition

9-11 a.m., Uptown Parks

Join the Miami University Police and Oxford Police departments for free coffee and cookies. No specific agenda, just an opportunity to meet a few officers, ask questions, voice concerns, and provide feedback on policing your community.


2019 Nursing Program Induction Ceremony

9 a.m., Pearson Hall Room 128

This ceremony will welcome the Class of 2022 into the nursing program. Students will be awarded their first stethoscope, a fundamental tool of nursing that is often used to represent nursing as a profession committed to listening and caring. Presenters will speak to the professionalism, caring, science and dedication behind the practice of nursing.


Dance Theatre Family Weekend Performance

9:30–11 a.m., 115 Phillips Hall

Dance Theatre invites you to attend our Family Weekend Showing for family, friends, and those that enjoy dance. Join us for a continental breakfast at 9:30 am, followed by a company warmup and demonstration of movement across the floor. At 10 am there will be a showing of work from our upcoming December Winter Concert. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the 2019-20 Dance Theatre company and get a glimpse of the dances that will be in the concert. Everyone is welcome!


M.O.V.E. Outdoor Bootcamp

10 a.m., Lewis Place, 301 E. High St.

M.O.V.E (Miami & Oxford Value Exercise) Outdoor Bootcamp is a town-gown event for all levels and taught by Miami Rec Group Fitness Instructors. Join President and University Ambassador Crawford for a 45 minute workout followed by an unofficial social event with light snacks and t-shirts for participants.


Admission Information Session & Campus Tour

10 a.m.–Noon, Farmer School of Business – Taylor Auditorium

The Office of Admission hosts a 30 minute information session followed by a 90 minute student-led campus tour. Learn more and register.


Undergraduate Research Showcase - What I did this Summer

10:30 a.m.–Noon, King Library, First Floor

The Office of Research for Undergraduate (ORU) invites students and families to chat with students who conducted summer research projects funded by the Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program and the Howard Hughes Award Program. Learn more about these sponsored programs.


Career Success & Your Student: Planning for the Future

10:30 a.m.–Noon, Center for Career Exploration & Success - 0045 Armstrong Student Center

Come grab free coffee or tea and chat one of the Career Center staff about how your student can make the most of the Miami Experience to get on track for career success. Feel free to come with your student, or just to learn more information for yourself.


Miami RedHawk Tailgating

Begins at 9:30 a.m., Millett Lawn & East Lot

Start gameday off right with tailgating! Set up your own tailgate or join with another tailgate in the RedZone, located on the West side of Millett. Tailgaters can also help welcome the Miami football team during Hawk Walk, roughly two and a half hours prior to game time. Join one of the many tailgates before the football game!


Hawk Walk

Approximately 12 p.m., Millett Parking Lot

Welcome the RedHawks to the Stadium at the Hawk Walk. Be there to meet the team with the Miami University Marching Band and Cheerleaders before the big game.


Go Greek BBQ

1:30–3:30 p.m., West Millett Lawn

Student interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Do you want to learn more about Greek Life at Miami? Join the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the Panhellenic Association (PA) for this tailgate! We'll have free food, lawn games, a DJ, and a chance to meet current sorority and fraternity leaders.


Miami University Marching Band Concert

1:30 p.m., Field Hockey Complex

Enjoy a free concert before kickoff - The Field Hockey Complex is just west of Yager Stadium.


Football vs. Northern Illinois

Kickoff 2:30 p.m., Yager Stadium

Cheer on the RedHawks as they face the Huskies of Northern Illinois! This game is also our Cancer Awareness game and Senior Recognition game. Beginning May 29, purchase tickets online or by calling 513-529-4295. Learn more about the Friends & Family Ticket Package.


Family Weekend Open Skate

3–5 p.m., Goggin Ice Center

Bring the whole family and get ready for some fun! Special $7.50 admission with free skate rental. Learn more about the Goggin Ice Center.


Family Weekend Feast

5–8 p.m., Martin Dining Commons

Enjoy a delicious dinner between Family Weekend Activities. The Martin Dining Commons location is ideal to grab dinner between the football game and the evening's headline entertainment (performer TBA). No reservations needed. First come, first served.


Library Game Night

6–10 p.m., Wertz Art and Architecture Library

Play games and meet new people at the Libraries! This semester, each library location is hosting a game night complete with board and tabletop games, free food and prizes. The fun starts at 6 p.m. and continues into the late evening.


BINGO!

8 p.m., Armstrong Student Center Dining Area

Join the Residence Hall Association for some family-fun featuring BINGO! Come play to win amazing prizes that will include Miami gear and a variety of other prizes!


Headline Entertainment - John Mulaney

8:30 p.m., Millett Hall

Considered "one of the best stand-up comics alive" by Entertainment Weekly, John Mulaney is best known for his work as a writer on Saturday Night Live and his comedy specials, including “Kid Gorgeous” for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Special. Ticket sales to the Miami community begin Monday, June 10.


Hockey vs. Ferris State

TBA, Goggin Ice Center

Miami Hockey will take on Ferris State over Family Weekend for a two game series, Friday and Saturday nights. Purchase tickets at MiamiRedHawks.com or by calling 513-529-4295. Puck drop time to be announced.


Saturday Moonlight Skate

9:30–11 p.m., Goggin Ice Center

18+ only. Miami students with their Miami ID receive free admission. Learn more about the Goggin Ice Center.

Sunday, October 20

Hillel Family Weekend Brunch

9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Hillel Foundation, 11 E. Walnut Street

After a wonderful Family Weekend, bring your family to Hillel for brunch before they return home! 


MAP and MUSF Brunch and Silent Auction with President & Dr. Crawford

10:30 a.m.–Noon, Armstrong Student Center- Fritz Pavilion

Hosted by Miami University Student Foundation (MUSF) and Miami Activities and Programming (MAP).

Enjoy a great brunch buffet! Bid on a variety of items, from gift baskets to golf clubs, while supporting Miami University student scholarships. Over the last 15 years, MUSF has raised thousands of dollars to support student scholarships through our Family Weekend Auction. Be a part of changing a Miami student's life and join us for a morning of entertainment, food and both a silent and live auction!


Delta House of Pancakes

11 a.m.–2 p.m., Uptown Parks

Tri Delta (Delta Delta Delta Sorority) is hosting the annual Delta House of Pancakes, or DHOP, in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. During the pancake breakfast, there will be a raffle of various donations from local businesses!


Volleyball vs. Central Michigan

2:30 p.m., Millett Hall

Cheer on your three-time defending Mid-American Conference Champion ResdHawk Volleyball team in a key conference match. Match tickets will be available later in the summer; check MiamiRedHawks.com for additional details.


Public Open Skate Session

3–5 p.m., Goggin Ice Center

Bring the whole family and get ready for some fun! Learn more about the Goggin Ice Center.

The Miller Center for Student Disability Services can assist in coordinating accommodations for university sponsored events. To request accommodations (i.e., sign language interpreters, captioning, materials in alternative format, etc.), please contact the Miller Center at (513) 529-1541, 7-1-1 (TTY-TDD), at least 2 business days prior to the event to ensure the smooth delivery of services.