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Monarch Family Weekend

Football fans show their Monarch spirit Registration will be closed starting Friday, August 1 at 5 pm through Saturday, August 2 at 5 pm. Please check back after 5 pm on August 2 to make your reservation. Thank you for your understanding.

Questions?

If you have questions during the registration process, call Student Transition and Family Programs at 757-683-3428 or email gomonarchparents@odu.edu.

September 26-27, 2014

Registration is open now. Click the box to the right to register.

Cost

Monarch Family Weekend Registration

Registration for Monarch Family Weekend includes access to all events with the exception of the football game.

Parents and Family Members- $30 each

ODU Students- Free!

Football Tickets

Parents and Family Members*- $15 each

*Only parents and family members who register for Monarch Family Weekend may purchase a football ticket.

ODU Students- Free!

Football

The football game is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 26. Only parents and family members who register for Monarch Family Weekend may purchase a football ticket for $15. ODU students also need to reserve their tickets through the Monarch Family Weekend reservation system but will not be charged an additional fee. There is a maximum of five (5) football tickets per family, including ODU student tickets.

Football tickets will be sold until September 10 or until the tickets are sold out, whichever comes first.

Parking

Information coming soon.

2014 Family Weekend Schedule

The schedule below is tentative and is subject to change.

* Please note that this year's football game will be on Friday evening.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Open Recreation Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend wristband when you enter.
11:00 a.m. Honors College Reception Honors College reception to meet the Honors College staff with punch and cookies. Location TBD
5:30 p.m. Dinner & Tailgate Enjoy dinner before the game with fellow ODU students and families! Kaufman Mall
8:00 p.m. ODU Football v. Middle Tennessee Cheer on the ODU Monarchs! This game is a "Whiteout" so wear your white to help ODU turn the stadium white! Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium
8:00 p.m. Maleficient Enjoy a family movie, sponsored by the Student Activities Council (SAC). MGB 102
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Open Recreation Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend wristband when you enter.
9:30 a.m. Monarch Parent & Family Organization Special Presentation
Members of the Monarch Parent & Family Organization are invited to a special presentation on ODU's Master Plan. Ted Constant Convocation Center, Big Blue Room
10:30 a.m. Information Session (Topic TBA)
More information coming soon! Ted Constant Convocation Center, Big Blue Room
11:30 a.m. President's Lunch Join President Broderick and members of the ODU faculty for lunch. 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
1:00 p.m. Live Entertainment After lunch, relax and enjoy live entertainment!
2:00- 5:00 p.m. 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. Student Recreation Center
2:00- 4:00 p.m. Campus Open Houses Visit buildings across campus and see some of ODU's "hidden" gems! Prefer a guided tour? Guided tours will leave at 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. from Kaufman Mall. A complete list of open houses will be provided upon your arrival.
2:00- 4:00 p.m. Family Feud ODU Style Compete against another family in a contest to name the most popular responses posed to 100 people or participate as an active audience member.
4:00 p.m.
Charity Walk/Run

2 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

1:00 p.m.
Field Hockey v. James Madison University Cheer on the field hockey team as they take on the Dukes! Admission is free.
10:00 a.m. - Midnight Open Recreation Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend wristband when you enter.

Friday, September 26:

  • 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.- Webb Center, front desk
  • 5:30- 7:30 p.m.- Monarch Family Weekend Tailgate, Kaufman Mall

Saturday, September 27

  • 9:00- 11:30 a.m.- Ted Constant Convocation Center, front lobby