2020 Family Weekend 


Friday, January 24

Health & Wellness Center Open

7:00 am – 8:00 pm sponsored by Campus Recreation
Must be with a WOU Student for access to the center. All family members welcome.

Check-In and On-Site Registration

4:00pm – 8:00pm at WUC West Lobby
Check-in and pick up your registration packet.

Dinner on your own

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Check your Family Weekend registration packet for local restaurant specials for WOU families.

Wolf Welcome

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Enjoy tasty desserts and a greeting from our University President, Dr. Rex Fuller in the WUC Pacific Room, sponsored by Alumni Engagement.

Battle of the Generations Trivia Night

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Test your knowledge of pop culture trivia and win cash prizes!

Friday Events on Campus
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Freebie Friday Family Bunco – WUC Summit – Sponsored by Student Engagement
  • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training – WUC Ochoco – Sponsored by Violence Prevention Committee
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Trivia night – WUC Willamette Room – Sponsored by Model United Nations Club
  • 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Hide and Seek in the Library – Hammersly Library – Sponsored by International Club


Saturday, January 25

Registration open

8:00 am – 1:00 pm at WUC West Lobby
Check-in and pick up your registration packet.

Saturday at the WUC

9:00 am – 1:00 pm Enjoy free coffee from WOU catering and shop at the WolfStore!
Activities hosted by Student Engagement and student groups:

-Photo Booth hosted by Residence Hall Association. Enter the Look-a-Like contest!

-Caricaturists Timothy and Andrea Baker. Get you and/or your family drawn for free! Full color and B/W available.

-Craft Table sponsored by Student Activities Board. Decorate a photo frame for your student’s room.

-Make bracelets with the Genealogy Association

-Make props for the basketball game. Weekend Programs (Housing) will have supplies available to make signs and wolf ears to bring to the basketball game!

Campus Events

9:30 am – 4:00 pm Health and Wellness Center open. Must have a student for access to the center and all family members are welcome.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Cornhole tournament by Campus Recreation. Must complete pre-registration on IM Leagues to participate.

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Climbing Wall open

1:00 pm WOU Men’s Rugby vs University of Washington

2:00 pm Women’s Basketball vs Central Washington
4:15 pm Men’s Basketball vs Central Washington

$5 tickets for both games

1:00 pm Eola Hills Winery Excursion (Rickreall Winery)

$5 transportation fee, wine-tasting not included.

Tasting flights $15-20, Eola Hills is offering %10 off bottle purchases for WOU families. Shuttles leave WOU every half-hour, last shuttle leaves Eola Hills at 4:30 pm.

Dinner and a Show!

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Dinner by WOU Catering (included with registration).

8:00 pm -9:00 pm Jonathan Burns, Comedian. Doors open at 7:30 pm for students, reserved seating held for Family Weekend participants.


Sunday, January 26

Brunch Send-Off

9:00 am-11:00 am
Valsetz meal ticket included with registration. Look-a-like contest winners announced via social media! Look for a link to the Family Weekend evaluation in your email – we welcome your feedback!

Health & Wellness Center Open

1:00pm-10:00pm sponsored by Campus Recreation
Must be with a WOU student for access to the center.


Kelly Welch

(503) 838-8514 | or e-mail: welchk@wou.edu | Location: WUC 210A