September 20-22, 2013
Monarch Family Weekend is a special opportunity for you and your family to become better acquainted with the Old Dominion University campus and all it has to offer.
The cost to attend Family Weekend is $30 per family member/guest. All ODU students are invited to attend at no additional charge.
Football tickets are no longer available for the game on September 21.Registration Closed
Registration for Family Weekend 2013 events closed on Friday, September 13 at 5 pm.
All Family Weekend guests should park in parking garage C, located on 43rd Street between Hampton Boulevard and Monarch Way.
2013 Family Weekend Schedule
|10:00am - 11:00pm||Open Recreation||Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend wristband when you enter.|
|10:00am- 5:00pm||"How Much Do You Gnome about ODU?" - Photo hunt||Find various locations across campus and submit photos of each location. Photos will be displayed during President's Brunch.|
|2:00pm- 4:00pm||ODU Services Fair||Check out some of the many services ODU has to offer. Webb Center Main Lobby|
|2:00pm - 5:00pm||Paddle Palooza||Meet at the beach for some good old kayaking fun! The Outdoor Adventure Program will provide sit on top kayaks, canoes, personal floatation devices, and paddles! Whitehurst Beach|
|3:00- 5:00pm||Honors College Reception||Honors College Reception for new Fall 2013 Honors College students and up to two guests. Student Success Center courtyard|
|7:00pm||ODU Men's Soccer v. VMI||Tickets are $3 and can be purchased at the gate on 43rd Street, near Powhatan Avenue.
ODU Soccer Complex
|8:00pm||Monster's University||Sponsored by the Student Activities Council (SAC). MGB 102|
|10:30am||President's Brunch||Join President Broderick and members of the ODU faculty for brunch. Also, enjoy a chance to meet and greet with University Provost, Carol Simpson and Vice President for Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, Ellen Neufeldt. Ted Constant Convocation Center|
|10:00am - 9:00pm||Open Recreation||Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend wristband when you enter.|
Noon - 1:30pm
Break-Out Educational Sessions
|We will offer sessions on Tools for Personal Financial Success, Making History Come Alive, and the Importance of Academic Advising. Ted Constant Convocation Center|
|Noon- 6:00pm||The Great Pumpkin Splash||Swim around the SRC pool and pick the pumpkin that suits your fancy from our in-water pumpkin patch. The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown will be airing and there will be pumpkin carving contests, bobbing for apples, and more! Bring a canned good to donate for admittance. SRC|
|2:00pm - 3:00pm||Alumni Reception||Alumni parents and their student are invited to join the Alumni Association for a gathering before heading to Kaufman Mall for tailgating fun! Light refreshments will be served. SRC|
|3:00pm - 5:30pm||Tailgate Party||Kaufman Mall|
||ODU Football v. Citadel
||Cheer on the Monarchs! Don't forget to wear BLACK!|
||Charity Walk/Run||1.3 mile charity walk/run
Pile on your clothes and be prepared to "bare all" throughout the course. All clothing will be donated to charity. Kaufman Mall
|10:00am - Midnight||Open Recreation||Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend wristband when you enter.|
||ODU Women's Soccer v. Penn
||Tickets are $3 and can be purchased at the gate on 43rd Street, close to the intersection of Powhatan Avenue. ODU Soccer Complex (tickets $3)|
Friday, September 20:
- 10:00am - 6:00pm Webb front desk
Saturday, September 21
- 9:30am - 1:30pm - Ted Constant Convocaton Center, front lobby
- 2:00pm - 5:30pm - Webb front desk
- after 5:45pm - tickets will be available for pick up at the ticket office by Gate C