Family Weekend & Homecoming 2018


Friday, September 21

8pm Dangerous Circus, Lemmond Theater

Start Family Weekend with a circus act that is sure to amaze! Starts at 8pm in Lemmond

Saturday, September 22

10am Walking Tour, Meet in front of Insalaco Hall

Join Sr. Jean Messaros, Vice President of Mercy Integration on a walking tour of Misericordia
grounds and campus. Not your typical admissions tour, this walk will dive down the history of the University and will share some anecdotal information that is sure to impress!

11am Brunch, Banks Center

Bunch in the Dining Hall, must pre-register and no meal swipes will be permitted

1-4pm SOAR Open Paddling, Frances Slocum State Park Boat Launch

Join SOAR at Frances Slocum Boat Launch (inside the park near the fishing docks) to relax on the
peaceful waters in one of our canoes or kayaks. Hosted by student SOAR leaders, get a chance to enjoy the beauty of the back mountain.

2pm SOAR Larch Tree Hike, Frances Slocum State Park Boat Launch

Head out on a hike around Frances Slocum on the Larch Tree trail. You’ll believe you stepped
out of Pennsylvania right into fantasy with the quiet that is the larch trees of Frances Slocum trail. This hike will last approximately 1 hour, about 3 miles, and is considered easy-moderate. We will meet and return at the Boat Launch.

1:30pm Salsa Dancing, Insalaco 218-219

Join the campus in a walk-in workshop on Salsa Dancing! Runs continuously from 1:30-3:30pm
and walk-in anytime to join in the excitement of Salsa Dancing!

8pm Annual Casino Night, Insalaco 217-219

Join the campus community for our annual casino night to win prizes donated by our community

partners and university departments across campus. Enjoy rapport with University staff and faculty as they deal cards during the stretch of the evening, this is always an event not to miss!

This event is by donation to a local charity.

Sunday, September 23

12noon-5pm Dallas Harvest Festival, Dallas High School

Join as the University and the Dallas community comes together for the annual Dallas Harvest Festival! This event features local vendors, trades, and showcases of local talent. This is always a chance to enjoy the coming of fall with all there is of the back mountain!


Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7, 2018

8pm, Annual Talent Show, Lemmond Theater

Stay tuned for more events!

For questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Activities at (570) 674 - 6407 or Alumni Relations at (570) 674 - 6764.

Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Coming Soon!

Family Weekend Brunch Registration

Registration coming soon

(Note: Students will be unable to use their card swipes for family members or friends during Family Weekend)

Local Lodging and Restaurant Information (pdf)

Homecoming Mass Schedule

Click below for the full mass schedule.

Mass Schedule

Football Tailgating Policy

Click below to read over the tailgating policy.

Football Tailgating Policy

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