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Family Weekends at OHIO

Parents Weekend

September 26—September 28, 2014

The first family weekend of the school year is in honor of parents. All moms, dads, and family members are invited to join us for a few days to relax amidst the beauty of the Ohio University campus.

The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local availabilities through their "Where To Stay" website located here. The Hocking Hills also offers a lodging directory, too.  Their "Where To Stay" website is located here.

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Homecoming

October 10—October 12, 2014

Ohio University Homecoming is almost here and so are the alumni and sporting events that go along with this exciting, busy weekend. The Marching 110 is again getting ready for a full slate of performances during Homecoming weekend.

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Dads Weekend

November 7—November 9, 2014

All dads are invited to visit their students for a very special weekend just for you.  

** The events listed below are from our 2013 Dads Weekend. We will begin updating our event list for the 2014 Dads Weekend in early October 2014. Please use the schedule below as an indication of the types of events we typically host for this special weekend.**

 

The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local availabilities through their "Where To Stay" website located here.  The Hocking Hills also offers a lodging directory, too.  Their "Where to Stay" website is located here.

 

Ohio University is committed to ensuring its programs, services, and activities are accessible to students, faculty, staff and the general public with disabilities, who visit or attend a campus-sponsored event. If you have an accommodation need, question or concern related to participating in any of our Dads Weekend activities please contact Jamie S. Patton at pattonj1@ohio.edu by November 1 at 3:00pm.

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Sibs Weekend

February 6—February 8, 2015

One of the first and best family weekends.  Big and little sibs are invited to have a taste of college life and to bond with their brother or sister.  Cousins and other family members are welcome, too!

Ohio University Alumni Chapters will be offering round-trip bus transportation from Akron and Cleveland to Athens for Sibs Weekend! Proceeds from the sale of bus tickets will benefit the chapter's scholarship to send a local area student to OHIO. For information on purchasing tickets visit the Ohio University Alumni Association's website HERE.

** The schedule of events for Sibs Weekend will continue to be updated as additional information from student organizations and University departments is provided.

 

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Moms Weekend

April 10—April 12, 2015

Historically, one of the most popular weekends of the year is Moms Weekend. All Ohio University moms are invited to join us in Athens for a very special time.

** The events listed below are from our 2014 Moms Weekend. We will begin updating our event list for the 2015 Moms Weekend in early March 2015. Please use the schedule below as an indication of the types of events we typically host for this special weekend. **

The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local availabilities through their "Where To Stay" website located here.  The Hocking Hills also offers a lodging directory, too.  Their "Where To Stay" website is located here.

Ohio University is committed to ensuring its programs, services, and activities are accessible to students, faculty, staff and the general public with disabilities, who visit or attend a campus-sponsored event. If you have an accommodation need, question or concern related to participating in any of our Parents Weekend activities please contact Jamie S. Patton at pattonj1@ohio.edu by April 2 at 3:00pm.

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Contact Information

For Lodging

Local hotels fill quickly for this special weekend, so please book your room early. The Ohio University Inn offers accommodations close to campus. In addition, an extensive list of regional hotels and their contact information is available at the Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau site or call 1-800-878-9767 for assistance.

Need Directions to Campus?

Directions to Athens are available online. An online campus map is also available.

In Case of Emergency...

If a family member needs to get a message to a visiting parent and is uncertain how to contact him or her, they should contact the Ohio University Police Department at 740-593-1911 or e-mail police@ohio.edu.

Lost Luggage?

Should a parent lose their luggage, or if any kind of emergency arises, he or she should contact the Ohio University Police Department at 740-593-1911.


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