Join us for Family Weekend 2014!

Friday, September 12-Sunday, September 14



Online Registration Closed Tuesday, September 9 at 8am. On-site registration is available in the main lounge of Atwood Memorial Center, but we cannot guarantee the availability of all items.


Getting to Campus

We will have some traffic impacts tomorrow due to the 5K Color Vibe run in the morning. Please see the map below for the routes by which you will be able to access campus.

Traffic Plan


Surface lots north of University St are free to park from 5pm Friday-7am Monday. Some of those lots will be inaccessible between 8-10:30am on Saturday morning. During that time frame, and from 7am-midnight on Saturday, Family Weekend participants may park in the 4th Ave Parking Ramp free of charge.



2014 TENTATIVE Family Weekend Schedule (subject to change)


Join us Saturday night, September 13 for a concert by The Smithereens!


More info at:

Friday, September 12


Family Weekend Check-in/Registration open

Department of Campus Involvement Front Desk in Atwood


Atwood Underground Open – free with Family Weekend Registration

Atwood Lower Level


Student Parent Family Weekend Event– Special showing of "UP" at 5:30, stuff-a-husky, crafts, and special appearance by Blizzard!

Atwood Theatre


Atwood Movie Showing – Maleficent

Atwood Theatre

10:30 p.m.

Atwood Movie Showing – Maleficent

Atwood Theatre

Saturday, September 13

Time: 8:00am -11:00am (first wave of runners goes out at 9 am)

St. Cloud Color Vibe 5K Color Run


Price: $35-$55 (depending on when they sign up and if they are in a group or not)

Who: All are welcome to sign up. Children 12 and under are free if they are signed up with an adult.

SCSU K Lot right outside Herb Brooks national Hockey Center

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Family Weekend Check-in/Registration open

Atwood Main Lounge

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Family Weekend Welcome Breakfast and Resource Fair with remarks by President Earl Potter

Atwood Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Family Feud Game Show (participants can sign up at check-in)

Ritsche Auditorium

Noon – 3:00 p.m.

BBQ with the Deans Tailgate:      $10 adults    

$5 12 & under

students FREE with meal plan

This is a chance to meet with faculty and administrators and learn more about your student’s SCSU experience

Husky Pay Lot immediately S of Husky Stadium

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Family Feud Game Show (participants can sign up at check-in)

Atwood Ballroom

3:00 p.m.

Husky Football vs. Wayne State University

admission $10 for Family Weekend registrants (SCSU Students and Kids 12 & under FREE)

Husky Stadium

7:00 p.m. (30 mins after end of football game)

Exclusive musical performance by The Smithereens

admission $15 for the concert or $20 for the game and concert

Husky Stadium Turf

Throughout the Day

Stuff-A-Husky: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Family Photo Booths: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Atwood Underground: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Atwood Movie Maleficent:

Showings at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, and 8pm

Planetarium Shows:

11am, 1pm and 3pm

Atwood Main Level

Atwood Lower Level

Atwood Theatre

Wick Planetarium

Sunday, September 14

10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Sunday Brunch at Green Mill Restaurant


Green Mill Restaurant at Best Western Kelly Inn downtown


Self-guided campus tours with your student

SCSU Campus

Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Atwood Underground Open

Atwood Main Level


Family Weekend Pricing:



Kids 12 & Under

SCSU Students

Base Family Weekend Registration (required unless combo pack selected)


*Opening Breakfast Saturday Morning

*Admission to Planetarium Shows

*Admission to Atwood Movies

*Atwood Underground (bowling, billiards, foosball, darts) during the weekend

*Admission to Family Feud game show

*Family Photo Booth




“Husky Family” Combo Package (includes everything in the base registration, plus one stuff-a-husky, and one ticket to the Family Weekend BBQ)

$25 per person

$20 per person






Family Weekend BBQ




Additional Options:

Husky Football Ticket


FREE w Paid Adult


Smithereens Concert Ticket
Football Game and Concert Package

Planetarium Show

can indicate interest via online registration

DOES NOT guarantee a spot, those will be filled thru day-of sign ups!

Extra Stuff A Huskies

$10 each

Stuff-A-Husky sweatshirts (for the Stuff-A-Husky)

$5 black / $5 red



We’re happy to answer any questions you have about your registration. Please contact me at 320.308.5691 or if we can assist with your registration.

We will be sending more information via email to Family Weekend registrants 1 week before the event, including driving directions, parking locations, and check-in instructions.


Lodging Information

More information about lodging options can be found at:  Several properties offer “SCSU rates” if you make your reservation by phone, including (but not limited to)

Best Western Kelly Inn (320.253.0606) - SOLD OUT

Le St Germain Suite Hotel (320.654.1661) - SOLD OUT

Grand Stay Residential Suites (320.251.5400) - SOLD OUT

Heritage House Bed and Breakfast (320.656.5818) - ROOMS AVAILABLE, 2 blocks from campus

These properties are all close to campus and fill up quickly on home football gamedays and special events (such as Family Weekend!)

The following hotels still list availability as of 3:00pm on 8.25.14:

Holiday Inn and Suites (320.253.9000)

Super 8 (800.536.0719)

Motel 6 (320.253.7070)

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