Family Weekend

You’re invited to Family Weekend at DWU! 

Eat lunch in our newly renovated Weston Food Court, take a tour of our beautifully updated campus and enjoy Blue & White Days (homecoming) festivities. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, Oct. 4

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Pick up your nametags at the registration table in the McGovern Library.
10 a.m. – First guided campus tour of the day. Meet in the McGovern Library.  
Noon –  Eat lunch in the Weston Food Court. 
2 p.m. – Final guided campus tour of the day. Meet in the McGovern Library. 
6 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. – DWU Women’s Volleyball vs. Briar Cliff at the DWU Christen Athletic Center. Pep rally will follow the games, go Tigers! 

Saturday, Oct. 5

9:30 a.m. – Blue & White Days hospitality tent at CorTrust Bank parking lot, 719 N. Main Street, Mitchell. 
10 a.m. – Blue & White Days homecoming parade on Mitchell Main Street. 
11:30 a.m. – Tiger Tailgate with food and kids’ activities at Joe Quintal Field. 
1 p.m. – DWU Football vs. Doane at Joe Quintal Field. #bleedblue 

Sunday, Oct. 6

10 a.m. – Fusion Contemporary Worship Service in the DWU Sherman Center. 

When you arrive, pick up your FAMILY WEEKEND badge at the McGovern Library. 


McGovern Library and Legacy Museum
DWU Store (in the Library)
Dakota Discovery Museum (across the street from the Library)
Special Hours for Family Weekend:
  Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  Saturday – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m

If you have any questions, please contact John Kippes, Director of Student Life.