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Family Weekends at OHIO

Sibs Weekend

February 5—February 7, 2016

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 for sibs weekend in the Cleaveland-area visit the event registration page HERE.  For information on purchasing tickets for sibs in the Akron-area, please visit the event registration page 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 1—April 3, 2016

Update: Oxbow Trail at South Green Drive will be closed beginning at 1 AM on Saturday, April 11, 2015 while roadway repairs are completed. Individuals needing to access the Baker/Porter areas may utilize the access drive off of Lot 109 at Life Sciences. The roadway will re-open to traffic once repairs have been completed.    

Follow @ohiouparking & @outransport for street updates and lot closure information.


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 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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Future Family Weekends

Hello Family and Friends!

Parents Weekend - September 23-25, 2016
Dads Weekend - November 4-6, 2016
Sibs Weekend - February 3-5, 2017
Moms Weekend - March 31 - April 2, 2017

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.