No tickets are required to attend departmental open houses although some do request an RSVP for attendance. The 2018 Family Weekend schedule of departmental open houses will be updated as events are added.
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Felmley Hall of Science, Room 206
During this open house event, those interested in the study of geography, geology, or environmental sciences can meet with program faculty and students and tour the facilities including classrooms, research laboratories, and the geology rock museum. Faculty, students, and staff will be on hand to answer questions about the curriculum, classes, and other student opportunities.
Please send only your acceptance RSVP, including the number of attendees, via email to Dagmar Budikova at dbudiko@IllinoisState.edu.
Time: 8 - 11 a.m.
Location: State Farm Hall of Business, Atrium
College of Business students and their families are invited to enjoy a continental breakfast and informational sessions about study abroad programs and internships. Come meet the dean and learn more about these amazing opportunities.
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center (201 Broadway, Normal), Ballroom Prefunction
College of Education faculty, staff, and students will showcase the exciting programming available to all undergraduate and graduate students. Come by for a doughnut and to chat with representatives about graduate programs, study abroad opportunities, student organizations, and student teaching. Learn why Illinois State is the best destination for future educational leaders!
Time: 8:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Schroeder Hall, Room 130
Illinois State University's National Student Speech Language Hearing Association cordially invites you to Family Day on Saturday, October 27. Family Day is an annual event which provides the opportunity for friends and family to meet the Communicatin Sciences and Disorders faculty and learn more about the field of speech-language pathology and audiology. Professors will be offering presentations to provide guests with an overview of the CSD department and what the students are learning.
Please send only your acceptance RSVP, including the number of attendees, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15.
Time: 9 - 11 a.m.
Location: Fell Hall Lobby
At the School of Communication Family Fair, students can show their passion as family members experience WZND radio, TV-10, the Social Media Analytics Command Center, and the Communication Innovation Center. Meet the SoC’s award-winning faculty and successful young alumni eager to talk about your student’s future. Along with a variety of food and beverages, get a look at SoC student organizations and leave with a complimentary family photo.
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Matthiessen State Park Pavilion, Utica
Geology, at its most fundamental level, is a field based science. This field trip is designed for geology majors and their families. This trip will be by auto caravan (provide your own transportation) and will visit the Geology of Matthiessen and Buffalo Rock State parks, and pending permission, some of the local quarries. Please pack a lunch and sturdy boots and plan to get a little wet and dirty. Please RSVP your attendance to Dr. David Malone at email@example.com.
Time: 10 a.m. - Noon
Location: Nursing Simulation Lab, 301 Normal Avenue (North of the Bone Student Center parking lot)
Current MCN students are invited to bring their families to tour the Nursing Simulation Lab. The lab will be open from 10 a.m. to noon, and light refreshments will be provided.
Time: 5 - 6 p.m.
Location: University Galleries
First semester freshmen and continuing School of Art student scholarship recipients will be recognized and celebrated at our annual reception. Light refreshments and beverages will be served. Dress is festive art casual.