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Golden Eagle Family Weekend

Golden Eagle Family Weekend is quickly approaching. Save the Date for Golden Eagle Family Weekend 2021 Friday, October 22-Sunday, October 24! Family weekend coincides with Homecoming this year meaning that family athletic and meal passes will be available at check-in. Family Weekend Check-In will be from 10:00 am-4:00 pm on Friday, October 22 and from 9:00 am-12:00pm on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the Sargeant Student Center. 

Here are just a few things to look forward to! 

Friday, October 22  

  • 3:00 pm: Soccer Game (Soccer Field)
  • 7:00 pm Hockey vs Bethel at the Crookston Sports Center
  • 7:00 pm Bonfire sponsored by CSA & DTS - Grassy area by Parking Lot D/Practice Field
  • 8:30 pm: Alumni Social @ Crookston Inn
  • 9:00am-12:00am Homecoming Dance at the Crookston Inn (club fundraiser-entry free at door)

Saturday, October 23 

  • 9:00 am-12:00-pm: Check-In (get your athletic/meal passes and some Golden Eagle merch!) @Sargeant Student Center
  • 9:00 am-12:00 pm: Family Fall Crafts @ Sargeant Student Center
  • 10:30 am- 1:00 pm: Brunch(Brown Dining) *Bring your Family Weekend Pass
  • 12:30 pm: Hockey Tailgate @ Parking Lot of the Crookston Sports Center
  • 2:00 pm: Hockey vs. Bethel @ the Crookston Sports Center 
  • 5:00 pm/End of Hockey Game: Post Game Social @ Drafts Sports Bar & Grill
  • 7:00 pm: Grand Movie Night (free admission for students and their guests) @ Historic (Grand Movie Theatre, downtown Crookston) 


  • 9:00 am: Equestrian (Western) Meet @ Charles H. Casey Arena (UTOC)
  • 10:30 am -1:00 pmBrunch (Brown Dining) *Bring your Family Weekend Pass
  • 1:00 pm - Soccer Game (Soccer Field)

Brooke Novak - novak303@crk.umn.edu or 218-281-8570.

Making it a weekend? Be sure to ask for the UMC rate!

Lodging in Crookston

Cobblestone Inn & Suites
2304 Sahlstrom Dr, Crookston, MN 56716 
(218) 470-1111

1821 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716 
(218) 281-7800

Crookston Inn
2200 University Ave, Crookston, MN 56716 
(218) 281-5210

Click Here for Golden Eagle Family Weekend FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Click Here for Golden Eagle Family Weekend FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

This is a great time to visit campus to see your student’s college home! Many fun events are planned for the weekend so your family can have a great time together and learn more about the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Where can I RSVP for Family Weekend?

  • This year, there is no RSVP process! Just be sure to check-in to get a UMC gift and passes for Brown Dining and Golden Eagle Athletics! 

Where will I pick up my meal/athletic passes?

  • Check-In for Family Weekend will be from 10:00am -4:00 pm on Friday and 9:00 am-12:00pm on Saturday in the Sargent Student Center.

What if I cannot make it at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday?

  • Other events start at 9:00 a.m. however check-in will be until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. 

What meals are all included/free during Family Weekend?

  • Meals included are: Saturday (Brunch-or- $5.00 towards concessions at Football or Volleyball games, and Dinner in Brown Dining) and Sunday (Brunch and Dinner in Brown Dining)

Do I need a parking pass for the weekend?

  • No- There will be no ticketing in general parking areas for Family Weekend!

I am traveling from a long distance, what hotels are recommended? Be sure to ask for the UMC rate!