Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is that special time in the fall when families can get better acquainted with the University of the Ozarks campus and enjoy the experience with their student. Family Weekend is a time-honored tradition that has been celebrated at Ozarks for more than two decades, and we invite you to take part in the many exciting events we have planned for this annual event.

Register

This year’s event is scheduled for September 22-24. Register now.

Schedule

Here’s a tentative schedule. Final schedules will be available upon check-in.

Friday, September 22

2:00 – 6:00 pm – Registration – Student Engagement Office
2:00 – 5:00 pm – Walk-in Events

  • Sidewalk Sale – Library Breezeway
  • Campus Tours – Student Engagement Office
  • Residence Hall Welcome – Residence Hall Lobbies

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Dinner (not provided) – Food Trucks/Tents and Borck Dining Hall
5:00 – 6:00 pm – Art Reception – Walton Fine Arts
6:00 – 8:00 pm – Matt Maher Concert – Campus Mall

Saturday, September 23
8:00 – 12:00 pm – Registration – Student Engagement Office (lower lever of Seay Student Center)
9:00 – 10:00 am – Continental Breakfast – Walton Fine Arts
10:00 – 12:00 pm – Clarksville Fall Festival – Campus Mall & Walton Parking Lot
12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch – Borck Dining Hall (meal tickets provided at registration)
1:00 – 3:30 pm – Afternoon Eagle Activities

  • Last Lecture Series – Amphitheater
  • Tennis Round Robin Tournament – Tennis Courts
  • Shaving Cream Marbling Art Workshop – Walton Fine Arts 220
  • Lawn Games – Campus Mall
  • Ozarks Outdoors Adventure – Strawberry Bluff (scenic view)
  • Study Abroad: Going Global – Walker Hall, Community Room
  • Food for Thought Garden Tour – Campus Garden

3:30 – 5:30 pm – Kid Zone – Walton Fine Arts (movie & games)
3:30 – 5:00 pm – Networking Social – Rogers Conference Center
5:00 – 6:30 pm – Dinner hosted by President Dunsworth and family – Campus Mall

Sunday, September 24
11:00 – 12:00 pm – First Presbyterian Worship Service – Munger-Wilson Chapel


If you are unable to join us for this weekend, we encourage you to visit our campus at any time during the year, as we always have something of interest going on, particularly in the areas of academics, athletics, and the arts.


WHAT OUR STUDENTS DO

Winners announced at 5th annual ARCH Symposium

David Estrada, Azalia Molina and the team of Ashley Clayton, James McClellan and Magan Holmes took home the top honors at the fifth annual ARCH (Advanced Research and Creative Highlights) Symposium, held this week in the Rogers Conference Center.

Guatemalan trio wins 6th Recycled Fashion Show

The team of Lidia Caz, Gladis Alvarez and Manuel Sac took home first-place honors during the 6th annual Recycled Fashion Show, presented by the student art organization OzArts on April 12.

University launches #AllAreWelcomeHere campaign

University of the Ozarks has launched a new semester-long awareness campaign, #AllAreWelcomeHere, to celebrate its legacy of being a university that embraces inclusion, equality and justice.