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Family Weekend: February 17-18, 2017


familyweekend2017Family Weekend is an opportunity for parents and siblings to see what college life is like, as well as to tour and explore the Tri-Cities area. On campus events are planned throughout the weekend, but families are encouraged to do some sightseeing in the local area as well. There is no required pre-registration but be sure to stop by registration in the SUB for your registration packet, a gift from your hosts, and coupons for area attractions and restaurants.

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Schedule of Events

Any weather-related changes will be posted here, Milligan’s Facebook page, and emailed to students. Please keep an eye on those updates the week of the event, as winter is unpredictable here, there, and everywhere.

Friday, February 17 (tentative)

  • 1:00 p.m. — Tennis match vs Johnson University
  • 1:00 p.m. — Softball vs University of Rio Grande (double header)
  • 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. — Registration in McMahan Student Center
    • Be sure to stop by registration for your packet, gift from your hosts, and coupons for area attractions and restaurants. Pick up tickets to Saturday’s basketball game!
  • 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. — Bookstore Open
    • Get your Milligan gear in the Bookstore! Enjoy 10% off during family weekend
  • 4:00 p.m. — Baseball game vs Cornerstone University
  • 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. — Dinner
    • $5.50 for those not on meal plans. Or have a night out at one of our area’s many dining establishments
  • 7:00 p.m. — Mr. Buff Pageant Gregory Center ($3.00 admission)

Saturday, February 18 (tentative)

  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. — Registration continued in McMahan Student Center
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Brunch
    • McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall
    • $4.75 for those not on meal plans
  • 10 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. — Bookstore open (10% off during family weekend)
  • 12:00 p.m. — Baseball vs Cornerstone University (double header)
  • 1:00 p.m. — Softball vs University of Rio Grande (double header)
  • 4:00 p.m. — Men’s Basketball vs Johnson University
  • 5 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Dinner
    • McCormick Dinning Center, Sutton Hall
      $5.50 for those not on meal plans. Or have a night out at one of our area’s many dining establishments.
  • 7 p.m. -12 a.m. — All-Hall Open House
    • Take time to experience what life is like living on campus! All of our residence halls will be open to visitors.
  • 8:00 p.m. — Dean’s List Ceremony (for Spring 15 and Fall 16 semesters) Seeger Chapel

Sunday, February 19 (tentative)

  • 8 a.m.-9 a.m. — Continental Breakfast
    McCormick Dining Center, Sutton Hall

    • $4.50 for those not on meal plans. Worship with your student at his or her local church. This day is free for travel or activities of your choice.