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Family Weekend 2023



Family Weekend is a tradition at SMSU that brings parents, siblings, grandparents, and family members to campus to have fun with their student and experience campus with them.

Celebrate family with students who have loved ones far away!
We are all a part of the #MustangFamily! 

Friday, September 22

3:00pm *Soccer vs. Upper Iowa, Mattke Field at the Schwan Regional Event Center

*Dinner On Your Own 

7:00pm Planetarium Show “Get Ready!” Two Solar Eclipses Coming This Academic Year!!” followed by Laser Light Show (Seating for 60)

8:00pm Chemistry Club Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream, SM Science & Math 107 – Natural History Museum

8:30pm Drama Club - Take 2 Improv, Fine Arts Building - Black Box Theatre


Saturday, September 23

*Breakfast On Your Own                 

9:00am-10:00am Nature Area Morning Walk, meet at Commons West              

10:00am-4:00pm *Student Center Coffeehouse hours

10:00am-5:00pm  *Barnes & Noble Bookstore hours

10:00am-12:00pm  Check-in at Student Center East Entrance, Schedules/Maps at CC Entrances, Lower Level Lobby

10:00am-2:00pm SAC Event: "Doug's Wire Writing", SC 137 Patio Lounge

11:00am Family Weekend Brunch, CC Upper Level Ballroom
Welcome by President Kumara Jayasuriya
Greetings from Student Association President, Samuel Lund
Menu: Traditional Breakfast/Brunch food, coffee, juice and teas
RSVP deadline is Noon, September 19th:   

1:00-4:00pm *Football Kick-Off vs. UM Duluth, Mattke Field at the Schwan Regional Event Center

2:00-4:00pm William Whipple Art Gallery hours, Exhibit: Seasons and Time by Patricia Hand, 2D and 3D art pieces

4:00pm *Volleyball vs. Wayne State, PE Gym

3:00-5:00pm Student Center Mustang Zone (Free Play), SC Upper Level Game Room

*Dinner on your own.


Sunday, September 24

*Breakfast On Your Own

10:00am-4:00pm *Gold N Brew Coffeehouse Hours — Student Center Lower Level


 Thanks for joining us for SMSU Family Weekend 2023. Travel safely!

*denotes cost involved for this activity

Check back for schedule updates!

Hotel Information:
*AmericInn                               1406 E. Lyon Street       507-537-9424
*Quality Inn                              1511 E. College Drive    855-499-0001
*Delux Hotel                             516 E. Main Street        507-532-4441
*EverSpring Inn & Suites          1500 E. College Drive    507-532-3221
*Sleep Inn & Suites                   1300 Nwakama Street   507-337-0103
*Traveler’s Lodge                      1425 E. College Drive    507-532-5721
*Super 8 By Wyndham              1106 East Main St.        507-867-8113

For questions, suggestions, and more information:
Contact Scott Ewing: or 507-537-6394.  

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