- Saturday Brunch Registration
- Family Weekend Schedule
- Event Registrations
- Corn Hole Tournament Registration
- Let’s Lunch & Talk About First-Gen
- Local Lodging and Restaurant Information
Saturday, October 21st, at 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Metz Dining Hall, Banks Center
Family Weekend Reservation Deadline: Friday, October13th
This reservation form is for COMMUTER STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND FAMILIES OF RESIDENT STUDENTS.
If your son or daughter is already on a meal plan, it is not necessary to pay for them. Also, please note that on these days, students cannot swipe family or friends on their meal card.
2023 Family Weekend Schedule
Friday, Oct 20th
8:00pm NYNY Dueling Pianos– Lemmond
The comedy-based dueling piano show is a fun, high-energy party-in-a-box! The pianists sing and play everything from Jimmy Buffet, Garth Brooks, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, Tom Petty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Disney, Bruno Mars, Elvis, Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Metallica and just about anything else. But most important, the show is all about the audience. It’s a clap-a-long, sing-a-long, crazy fiesta with roasts, toasts, and hi-octane comedy. A show you don’t want to miss!
9:30pm Ice Cream Social – Insalaco Hall Concourse
Saturday, Oct 21st
10:00am Historical Walk About Campus–Meet at Emerging Statues
Take a gentle stroll around campus with Archivist, Maureen Cech to learn of the history of Misericordia University
11:00am-1:30pm Brunch – Metz Dining Hall Pre-registration required - Click Here to Register
11:30am-4:30pm Escape Room Challenge- Banks Lawn
Can you and your family figure how to get out of the Mummy’s Tomb Trailer or Zombie Virus Bus? Try to Escape both-if your dare!
12:00pm-2:00pm Let’s Lunch & Talk About First-Gen-Insalaco 218-219 - Click Here to Register
Amy Lahart, VP for Mission Integration & Student Life invites First
Gen* parents and students to brunch and round table discussion on navigating the first semester and preparing for Spring semester! Updates on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) will be provided and first gen faculty, staff and student will be present to answer your questions!
Pre-Registration Required. * Misericordia University defines a first-generation student whose parents have not completed a degree or certificate from a postsecondary institution.
1:00pm-?? Corn Hole Tournament – Banks Lawn - Click Here to Register
Sign up in teams of two or as a family. 1st Place $200 gift card to the bookstore, 2nd Place $100 gift card to the bookstore and 3rd Place, $50 gift card to the bookstore. Sponsored by the Athletic Dept. Pre-registration required.
2:00pm-3:00pm Caramel Apple Charcuterie Board-Archie’s - Click Here to Register
There will be boards for you to take home with apple slices, various toppings including caramel, mini m & m's, peanuts, chocolate, peanut butter, and others. Drinks will also be provided. Pre-registration required. Sponsored by Campus Life
2:00pm-4:00pm Paint Your Own Misericordia Wall Hanger-Insalaco 216 - Click Here to Register
Make, paint and take a beautiful wall hanger of the arch or the MU Cougar to hang on the wall in your room or on your door. All materials provided. Seating is limited. Pre-registration required.
3:00pm-4:30pm Time to Wine Down-McGowan Rm, Library - Click Here to Register
Learn about the art of wine tasting from a real oenophile–Dr. David Rehm, VP of Academic Affairs Space is limited for those 21 and older. Pre-Registration required. Seating is limited
Faculty Fan Art – Pauly Friedman Art Gallery - Click Here to Register
In conjunction with the contemporary art exhibition, Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes Enjoy live music and light refreshments while learning simple printmaking techniques. Fun themes and motifs relate to the latest faculty research that makes Misericordia stand out from the rest. Supplies provided. All ages welcome! Beginners welcome!
Pre-Registration required. Seating is limited
8:00pm Smart Phone Trivia- Insalaco Hall Rooms 216-219
Smart Phone Trivia is a fun and interactive way to test your knowledge by using your smart mobile device to play along. The game typically uses multiple choice trivia questions. You can compete individually or as a team and you earn points based on answering questions correctly in the least amount of time. Make sure you know your MU trivia! Prizes can be won throughout the whole game just for showing up! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Come one, come all!
Sunday, Oct 22nd
10:00am Annual David A. Evans Color Run – Anderson Center - Click Here to Register
This event is not only fun but supports a great cause in bringing awareness about Suicide Prevention and the funds are used for scholarships to local seniors at Holy Redeemer High School that will be attending Misericordia. Sign up to run/walk this 5K or just come out and cheer others on.