Schedule of Events
Family Weekend 2017
Check back Summer 2017 for an update schedule!
FAMILY WEEKEND 2016
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, September 16
5:00-7:00pm On-Site Registration // Connell Student Center Lobby
7:00pm NPHC Stroll-Off // University Center Patio
7:00pm Mercer Volleyball vs. Towson // Hawkins Arena (FREE Admission)
9:00pm OUTDOOR MOVIE, Finding Dory // Cruz Plaza
**Family food specials in Mercer Village and downtown all evening
**Mercer Bookstore open until 6:30pm
Saturday, September 17
8-10:30am On-Site Registration//Connell Student Center Lobby
**Receive schedules and information. Purchase Family Weekend t-shirts. (Only $10 if you are registered for Family Weekend!)
8-10:00am Breakfast with Administration and Faculty//Connell Student Center
**Enjoy a free continental breakfast with faculty, staff and SGA students!
8:30-10:30am Tower Tours // Administration Building
9:30-10:30am Office Hours // Bursar's, Registrar and Student Financial Planning
*Stop by any of these offices for help or to ask questions while you are on campus!
10:45am Welcome Program with President Underwood // Willingham Auditorium
1-3:00pm Tower Tours // Administration Building
Head over to the Administration building and enjoy the view!
12-2pm Barbecue Lunch // Cruz Plaza (must register and pay in advance for the lunch, rain location-UC Intramural Courts)
12-4pm Tailgate Activities for the whole family // Cruz Plaza (If thunderstorm: lunch, popsicles and pictures will be on the UC intramural courts. If light rain, activities will remain outside but lunch will be inside.)
Bring your tailgate chairs and tents and hang out on Cruz before the game!
**Register for a barbecue lunch when you sign up for Family Weekend! Only $7 per plate!
**Free family pictures to commemorate your weekend at the Family Weekend picture booth!
**Free King of Pops popsicles and inflatables! Inflatables are on the Black Field.
**ESPN College Gameday on the big screen while you tailgate!
**Enjoy family photo opportunities with Toby the Bear and the Mercer Cheerleaders!
12:15-4pm Late registration and t-shirt purchases// Connell Student Center Lobby
1:30-2:15pm Study Abroad Opportunities// Conference Room 2, Connell Student Center
2:15-3pm Internship Opportunities// SEB Auditorium
2pm Family Weekend Gala Concert Hosted by Mercer Singers // Fickling Hall
2pm Legacy Hall Ribbon Cutting // Legacy Hall
4pm Mercer Football vs. Tennessee Tech// Anderson Field, Mercer University Stadium (tickets purchased separately through Mercer Athletics)
7pm Mercer Men’s Soccer vs. Georgia Southern University // Bear Field (FREE Admission)
**Family Food Specials in Mercer Village and downtown all day
**Mercer Bookstore open 10am-5:00pm
Sunday, September 18
11:00am Worship Service// Centenary United Methodist
10-5pm Ocmulgee Indian Celebration// Ocmulgee Indian Mounds
**Family food specials in Mercer Village and downtown Macon all day