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Mark your calendar for Family Weekend 2018, September 28-30!

Family Weekend 2017

Family Weekend is an annual weekend each fall for parents and families to connect with their students, Marquette, and the city of Milwaukee. Events are open to all family members of Marquette students. Mark your calendar for Family Weekend 2017: Friday, Sept. 29, to Sunday, Oct. 1!

Family Weekend includes three types of activities - Explore Marquette, Explore Milwaukee, and On Your Own. These classifications make it easy for you to decide if you'd like to explore the campus scene, venture out for fun in the city, or a little of both. Many events are free and do not require advanced registration. Visit the page for each section for a detailed list of activities, or download the At a Glance Family Weekend 2017 Schedule.

Check out the Marquette app for all Orientation information! Download the Marquette app to your phone by going directly to the Apple iTunes Store or Google Play Store and searching for Marquette Guidebook! If you prefer to explore online click the following guides: Marquette App.


Explore Marquette tickets go on sale at noon on Sept. 1, 2017. Events that require tickets will close at noon on Monday, Sept. 25. Families who wish to register for one or more ticketed events after that date may stop by the Family Weekend check-in table upon arrival on campus. Check-in will be open in the 2nd floor lobby of the Alumni Memorial Union, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, and 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Purchase tickets for Pumpkin & Apple Picking, Acatoberfest, and Family Brunch.

Family Weekend Parking Information

Both the 16th Street (749 W. 16th St.) and Wells Street (1240 W. Wells St.) parking garages will be open and ready for Family Weekend. Parking will be provided for Families at no cost!

Family Weekend Check-In Information

You do not need to print or bring your Explore Marquette tickets with you to campus. Once you arrive, please pick up your Family Weekend tickets at check-in, open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sat, Sept. 30, on the 2nd floor of the Alumni Memorial Union (1442 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI).

For questions regarding Family Weekend, please contact the Office of Student Development at or (414) 288-1412.