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Family Weekend at EIU

Eastern Illinois University is excited to welcome you and your family to campus for a weekend of great events; but most importantly time together. This is a great opportunity to return to campus and visit with your student, engage in our CommUniversity, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Everyone in the family should plan to attend.  We have something planed for all ages. Join us for the traditional EIU Bingo Night, Panther Football, our Family Breakfast with the President and much, much more.

Weekend Highlights Include: 

Friday, September 21, 2018

  • Family Weekend Check-In & Give Away Prizes
  • Fun Inflatables & Snacks
  • Dinner & A Murder Mystery
  • Family Movie
  • Department of Music Collage Concert 
  • Rock 'n' Bowl
  • Family Bingo: An EIU Tradition

Saturday, September 22, 2018

  • Breakfast with President Glassman
  • Fleece Blanket Service Project
  • Creation Stations (Face Painting, Sand Art, Coloring & More)
  • Family & Friends Photo Shoot at The Castle
  • Panther Football vs. Tennessee State
  • Family FunFest

Weekend Resources

Upcoming Family Weekend Dates 

    • 2019: Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29 


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Contact Information

Family Programs

600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-6435

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