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Family Weekend 2017

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Join in the fun on the weekend of September 15-17, 2017 when parents, siblings, grandparents, and family members come to SMSU to have fun with their student and experience campus with them.

We look forward to meeting all the families who can visit campus and to celebrating with students who have loved ones far away! We are all a part of the #MustangFamily!

Friday, September 15

*Dinner On Your Own                                 
7:00 pm   —   Planetarium Show:  “Star Stories,” SM 108 (limited seating for 68)
8:00 pm   —   Take 2 Improv, Fine Arts Black Box Theatre, (limited seating for 75)
8:00pm   —   Cinema @ the Centers “Ice Age: Collision Course” SC 249 

Saturday, September 16

*Breakfast On Your Own                                                
10:00am–12:00pm  —  Check-in at Student Center East Entrance
10:00am–4:00pm  —  *Barnes & Noble Bookstore hours, Student Center Lower Level
11:00am–6:00pm  —  *Student Center Coffeehouse hours , Student Center Lower Level
11:45am   —  Brunch Buffet, Conference Center Lower Level, Welcome by SMSU President Gores and Student Association Senator, Gabby Power. Online RSVP by 9/13:
1:00pm  —  *SMSU Women’s Soccer vs. Northern State,  The Schwan Regional Event Center                                                
2:00–4:00pm  —   William Whipple Art Gallery - 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibit, SMSU Library
2:00–5:00pm  —  Student Center Mustang  Zone (Free Play), Student Center Upper Level Game Room
2:00–3:00pm  —  Chemistry Club Magic Show, Followed by Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream, Charter Hall 201
2:00pm —  *SMSU Women’s Volleyball vs. Wayne State, PE Gym                                            
3:30–6:00pm  —  *Ag Bowl Festivities:  Inflatable Games, Pedal Pull Contest, Petting  Zoo, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Food and Beverage Tent, Hay Rides, Bull Riding, and Activity Booths.
4:00pm  —  Kids Pedal Pull Contest (ages 4-11) Registration Begins, RA Parking Lot
4:00pm-5:00pm  —  SAC Ventriloquist:  James Wedgewood, Fine Arts Mainstage Theatre
4:00pm–6:00pm   —  Res Life/RHA Event, Cotton Candy and Popcorn, RA Parking Lot
6:00pm  —   *SMSU Football vs. Minot State (Ag Bowl), SMSU Students free, Students and Seniors $10, Adults $15, Reserved $20, Kids age 5 and under Free (gate), The Schwan Regional Event Center
9:00pm-midnight   —  After Game Party: Open House: Campus Religious Center, Relaxation and Fellowship: Finger Foods, Snacks and Drinks to enjoy after the game (free) Location: Campus Religious Center. Email: to RSVP by Wednesday, September 13.

Sunday, September 17

*Breakfast On Your Own
11:00am – 6:00pm   —  *Coffeehouse hours, Student Center Lower Level
1:00pm —   *SMSU Women’s Soccer vs. Minnesota State-Moorhead, The Schwan Regional Event Center
8:00pm  —  Cinema @ the Centers “Ice Age: Collision Course” Conference Center Lower Ballroom                             

*Denotes there is a cost involved in this activity.

The schedule is subject to change. Check here for any late changes before your visit.

We look forward to seeing you at Family Weekend 2017!

Families: Follow @SMSUToday on Facebook to see our photos from the weekend.

For questions and additional information:

Contact Scott Ewing: or 507-537-6394.  

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