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Parents & Family Weekend


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Parents & Family Weekend 2014 will be September 19-21. Event information about Parents & Family Weekend 2014 will be posted as events are confirmed.

Events for Parents & Family Weekend 2014 as of January 2, 2014.

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For your convenience, we are selling tickets to many activities through the Parents & Family Weekend online registration form, and these events are designated with this icon.

 

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There are also other events taking place during the weekend that we don't want you to miss. Tickets for these events can be purchased directly through their sponsors and are designated with this icon.

 

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Some events are free, but request pre-registration. These events are identified with this icon. If you would like to attend an event with this icon, be sure to mark it off on the online ticket order form when you register for Parents and Family Weekend. There is no cost to attend, but you should pre-register.

 

handprint All non-ticketed events are included in your Parents & Family Weekend registration fee. Most events are designed for adults and older teenagers. A few events are appropriate for younger children and are indicated with this icon. However, no child care services are available during Parents & Family Weekend.

 

Events for Friday, September 19, 2014

 

Parents & Family Weekend Check-In
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Michigan Union Pond Room, 530 S. State St.  
Check-in for Parents & Family Weekend and pick up your event tickets and updated program information. Tickets will not be mailed. Michigan Parents & Family Weekend souvenirs will also be available for purchase at check-in. Click here for details.

 

Central Campus Walking Tour
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Tours depart from front steps of Michigan Union

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Didn’t attend Parent & Family Orientation? Here’s your chance to experience campus through a student’s perspective.

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Events for Saturday, September 20, 2014

 

Planetarium Shows
11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m, 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave.
$5.00 per person

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The Museum of Natural History's Planetarium has served as an astronomy resource for the community since 1958. Fun for children and adults, this is your chance to learn about our night sky! Tickets are sold at the museum on the day of the event.

 

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Parents & Family Weekend Pre-Game Tailgate
Time: 3 hours before kickoff
Oosterbaan Fieldhouse

Tickets: $30

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An annual Parents & Family Weekend favorite, the pre-game tailgate is your opportunity to show your Michigan spirit! The tailgate features food, games, prizes and student performers to help you prepare to experience a game in the “Big House”. Enjoy student group performances, tailgate food, prizes, and more! Additional information will be available this summer. Tickets can be purchased through the Parents & Family Weekend Online Registration Form when it goes live.

Attention parents of Michigan Marching Band, U-M Dance Team, U-M Cheerleaders and other student performing groups: If you wish to see your student perform at the Pre-Game Tailgate, you must purchase a ticket for this event. No one will be admitted to the Parents & Family Weekend Pre-Game Tailgate without a ticket.

 

Dinosaur Tours
2:00 p.m.
Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave.

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Attention dinosaur fans! Join us for a free, 30-minute docent-led tour of the dinosaur exhibits.

 

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Michigan v. Utah Football Game
Time: TBA
Michigan Stadium
Tickets: $TBA


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Come watch the Wolverines battle the Utes, and visit the legendary "Big House". Attending a football game is one of the most popular things to do at Michigan. Tickets can be purchased, while supplies last, through the Parents & Family Weekend Online Registration Form when it goes live.

NO PURSES ALLOWED!
If you are planning to attend the football game, make sure to read through the list of prohibited items at Michigan Stadium prior to attending Parents & Family Weekend. Prohibited items include purses and bags of any size. Don't let a purse ruin your Parents & Family Weekend!

 

 

Events for Sunday, September 21, 2014

Parents & Family Weekend Brunch
Time: TBA
Michigan Union Ballroom
Tickets: $25

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Parents & Family Weekend concludes with brunch at the Michigan Union. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat brunch. Menu includes egg croustade, brie and wild mushroom quiche, pecan-crusted French toast, sausage, muffins, bagels, fresh fruit, miniature pastries, and assorted beverages. Additional information will be available this summer. Tickets can be purchased through the Parents & Family Weekend Online Registration Form when it goes live.

Planetarium Shows
1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave.
Tickets: $5.00 per person

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See Saturday listing for description.

Dinosaur Tours
2:00 p.m.
Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave.


See Saturday listing for description.