Family Weekend 2017

Saturday Schedule

We have a full schedule of events and programs to celebrate our students and families. We hope you will plan to join us throughout the day.

Registration for designated events is now closed. 

Schedule of Events for Saturday, September 9, 2023

Event Name




Additional Information

Hospitality & Registration Tent Your destination for questions and the Family Weekend welcome wagon! Families can check-in for the picnic lunch; view maps and schedules; and pick up UC swag.  

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tent in Olin Plaza

Light refreshments will be available at the hospitality tent throughout the day.

Photo Booth

Take time to capture this moment! Families can enjoy a professional photo booth with props. 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Olin Plaza

Don’t forget to share your bear-y best photos with us online to enter our Family Weekend photo contest.

Campus Walking Tours

Enjoy a guided tour featuring our newest buildings and beautiful grounds.

Tours sponsored by the office of admission.

10 a.m. - Tour Closed 


Noon - Tour Closed

Depart from the Schellhase Commons,
Admission Office

Registration Required.

Registration Closed


Enjoy a fun, hands-on craft with the office of student engagement! Stuff-a-Bear is fun for the whole family. 

10:30 a.m. - noon LOVE Statue (outside Lower Wismer)


Registration  required.

Stuff-a-Bear will be held outdoors under a pop-up tent. 

Registration Closed


Picnic Lunch

Join us for fall themed lunch with fellow UC families featuring lawn games and music.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Berman Lawn



Registration required.

Event is rain or shine - venue will be tented.

Registration Closed


Berman Museum Exhibition Tours Berman Museum staff offer an exclusive tour of current exhibitions, including Printmaking - Worldmaking, Where the Two Came to Their Father, Heaven is a Line and Jose Ortiz-Pagan: Umbral

11 a.m. - Tour Closed


1 p.m. - Tour Closed


2 p.m. - Tour Closed

Berman Museum of Art

Registration required.

Registration Closed

Sculpture Walking Tours Enjoy a guided tour of the museum’s extensive outdoor sculpture collection led by Berman Museum staff.

11:30 a.m.

2 p.m.


Depart from Berman Museum of Art steps


Registration required. 

Registration Closed


Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA) Learn about what our students are researching in and out of the classroom. Pick among both students exhibiting their research data on posters and students offering short presentations. 1 - 2 p.m. Schellhase Commons, Student Interactive Space  
The Case of the Missing Compass

Can you find the missing compass? This hybrid, self-paced mystery game will test your deductive reasoning, critical thinking, and sleuthing skills.

One of the many unique offerings Ursinus’s Library provides, this game will show you a whole new side of Myrin.

1 - 3 p.m. Myrin Library

Link to the game is available via QR code in Myrin Library or the link below.

Click to Begin

Ursinus Bingo

Join us under the tent after lunch to play a game of Ursinus Bingo! Experience one of the most popular alternative weekend programs on campus for the chance to send your student back to their Ursinus home with some goodies.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Berman Lawn



Rain Garden Tour

Take a tour of the college’s new “rain garden” and learn more about what this multi-faceted garden does for the environment and the campus community. The office of sustainability will also chat about current and upcoming initiatives.

3 p.m. - Tour Closed

LOVE Statue

(outside Lower Wismer)

Registration required.


In event of inclement weather, program will move indoors.


Registration Closed

Athletics Home Schedule

Event Name

Start Time


Football vs. Kean 1 p.m. Patterson Field
Women’s Soccer vs. Messiah 5 p.m. Patterson Field

Club Sports

Event Name

Start Time


Men’s Rugby Round Robin vs. Albright and Kutztown 10 a.m.  Hunsberger Field

For more information about Ursinus athletics visit their official website.

Please Note:

  • Registration is not required for athletic events.
  • Please note: all families attending home games should observe all tailgating guidelines.