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Golden Eagle Family Weekend

Current students and their families as well as prospective students from the local region and their families take part in "Family Weekend", which is a series of events TBD.
Family Weekend will be held October 11-13, 2019


3:00 pm - Women's Soccer vs University of Mary  (Soccer Field)
6:00 pm - Volleyball vs University of Mary (Lysaker Gymnasium)


9:00 am - Check-In (Heritage Hall Classroom Lobby) 
9:30 am - Custom Creations with Jami
Rustic sign making- MUST RSVP as seating is limited. Coffee and breakfast items available.
11:30 am - Brunch (Brown Dining) *Bring your Family Weekend Pass
12:00 pm - Football vs University of Sioux Falls (Ed Widseth Field) *Free admission with Family Weekend Pass
3:00 pm - Volleyball vs Minot State University (Lysaker Gymnasium)
5:30 pm - Dinner (Brown Dining) *Bring your family Weekend Pass
7:00 pm & 7:15- Grand Movie Night (Grand Movie Theatre, downtown Crookston)
Enjoy a movie on us! Head downtown to the historical Grand Movie Theatre for a free movie and quality time with the family while they are in town. 


11:30 am -Brunch (Brown Dining) *Bring your Family Weekend Pass
1:00 pm - Soccer Game (Soccer Field)

RSVP EARLY as some activities are limited!
Brooke Novak - novak303@crk.umn.edu or 218-281-8570.

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 Family Weekend 2019 FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Click Here for Family Weekend 2019 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?

Where will I pick up my meal/athletic passes?

  • Check-In for Family Weekend will be at 9:00 a.m. in Harris A Peterson Classroom Lobby (Heritage Hall) 
    on Saturday, October 12. See our campus map.

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

  • Other events start at 9:30 a.m. however I will be located in the classroom connected to the lobby and will be available to assist you through 11:00/11:30 a.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)

What if our group size changes (someone cannot make it/someone now can and wasn't originally counted in RSVP)?

  • No worries- I just need to know! Email me as soon as possible so I can try accommodate. Because some items are either at capacity or close to capacity, I cannot guarantee that additions to original RSVP's will be able to participate in everything. I CAN guarantee that they will be able to get athletic and meal passes for the weekend!

Is the Custom Creations with Jami (Sign painting) event free?

  • Yes! This is completely free but you MUST RSVP prior as seating is limited!

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?