Save the date!
Family Weekend is a special opportunity for you and your family to become better acquainted with the Old Dominion University campus and all it has to offer.
To keep you informed about all of the exciting events, we will be updating this page throughout the upcoming weeks. Here you can find a detailed schedule of events, so you can plan your weekend according to your interests.
The Monarch Family Weekend schedule includes a football game, a pre-game party, a President's brunch and more. To see other campus events that are taking place on campus during Family Weekend, check out the University Calendar.
Thank you for your interest in participating in Monarch Family Weekend. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept additional registrations due to capacity. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Football tickets will be an additional $15 per person/guest, limit 4, and are only available for puchase through the Family Weekend registration process through Monday, September 3 - please review the Athletic Ticketing Policies for more information. (Football tickets for ODU students participating in Family Weekend will be free, but must be reserved through the Family Weekend registration process as well.)
2012 Family Weekend Schedule
|10:00am - 5:00pm||Packet Pick-Up
||Please drop in and pick up your registration packets located at the Webb Information Desk 10:00am - 5:00pm. Webb Center
|10:00am - 11:00pm||Open Recreation||Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend name badge when you enter. For specific climbing wall and pool hours, please check the Recreation and Wellness webpage.|
|10:30am - 11:30am
||Honors College Reception||Honors College reception for new fall 2012 Honors College students and up to two guests. RSVP required. For more information, please contact the Honors College at 757-683-4865.|
|2:00pm - 5:00pm||Paddle Palooza||Want to join the Outdoor Adventure Program for a paddle but don't have a lot of time? Come on over to Whitehurst Beach for some good old kayaking fun! OAP will provide sit on top kayaks, canoes, personal floatation devices and paddles!|
|4:00pm - 5:00pm||Tour the College of Business & Public Administration Trading Room||Old Dominion University's College of Business and Public Administration has opened the Trading Room in Constant Hall, which features 12 state-of-the-art Bloomberg Terminals, a number that will double by the end of this year. Constant Hall 2nd floor.
|4:00pm - 5:30pm||Meet and Greet with Housing & Residence Life (HRL) Executive Director & Leadership Team||Virginia House Community Learning Center.|
|6:00pm - 8:00pm||Monarch Family Welcome||Enjoy music with light refreshments at Whitehurst Beach as we welcome Monarch Family Weekend participants to campus. Registration packets will be available for pick-up.|
||Double Feature Brave & Madagascar 3. Sponsored by the Student Activities Council (SAC). Kaufman Mall|
|8:00am - 9:00am
||Packet Pick-Up||Please pick up your registration packets located at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.|
|9:00am - 9:40am||Faculty Meet & Greet||Learn about the great research initiatives and academic opportunities our award winning faculty are providing for ODU students. Ted Constant Convocation Center|
|10:00am||President's Brunch||Join President Broderick for brunch. Also, enjoy a chance to meet and greet with the President as well as the Vice President for Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, Ellen Neufeldt; the Provost, Carol Simpson; and the Dean of Students, Don Stansberry. Ted Constant Convocation Center.|
|10:00am - 9:00pm
||Open Recreation||Play or workout in the Student Recreation Center! Just show your Family Weekend name badge when you enter. For specific climbing wall and pool hours, please check the Recreation and Wellness webpage.|
|Noon||ODU Football vs. New Hampshire||If you purchased football tickets during Family Weekend registration, they are included in your registration packet. Families will be seated in the student sections at Foreman Field.|
|3:30pm - 5:00pm||Meet and Greet with Housing & Residence Life Executive Director & Leadership Team||Scottland House Community Learning Center.|
|6:00pm - 8:30pm
||Monarch Family Weekend Reception
||Spend the evening with family and friends at our Monarch Family Reception. This reception will feature interactive entertainment with food and refreshments.