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We host a variety of events throughout the year, including art exhibits, theatre and musical performances, sports and athletic events, lectures, and film screenings.

  • The events listed here are just a few of the family-friendly programs that parents, siblings, and others can attend.
  • For a complete list of campus events, explore our events calendar.

Mark Your Calendar: Family Weekend 2017

Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1

Register now for Family Weekend 2017!

Family Weekend is a great opportunity for our parents, students, alumni, and their family members to connect with our campus and students. Celebrate the Knight experience!

Here is the current schedule. Check back for new details that will be added soon. Register today for this great event and spend some time with your student.

Friday, September 29

  • 6 p.m. // Blessing of Hands, Bishop Chartrand Chapel in Marian Hall
  • 7 p.m. // Faculty Friday Night, Starbucks in Alumni Hall
  • 8 p.m. // Coffee House, Alumni Hall

Saturday, September 30

  • 9 a.m. // Rosary Walk
  • 9:30 a.m. // Guided & Self-Guided Tours, Tea Garden
  • 11 a.m. // Brunch with the President, Alumni Hall
  • 1 p.m. // Tour of the EcoLab
  • 1 p.m. // Tailgate Village, Amphitheater
  • 4 p.m. // Tailgate Dinner, Amphitheater
  • 6:05 p.m. // Football game vs Saint Francis (Indiana), St. Vincent Field

Sunday, October 1

  • 9 a.m. // Mass, Bishop Chartrand Chapel in Marian Hall
  • 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. // Brunch, Barbara B. Cooling Dining Hall, Clare Hall

Other upcoming events

Save the date for these fall events. See you there!

 Campus Trick-or-Treat

  • Thursday, October 26

Homecoming Weekend 

  • Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29

Gala 

  • Friday, November 10
    JW Marriott, downtown Indianapolis

Parents

Welcome to the family!

At Marian University, we believe parents, siblings, and other family members are essential to student success and development.

  • If you are the parent of a prospective student who is considering Marian University, our admission advisors are available to answer your questions about financial aid, campus life, and student services and resources. You can reach us at admissions@marian.edu, 800.772.7264, and 317.955.6300.
  • If you are the parent of a current student, our Office of Alumni & Parent Engagement is a good resource for you. Contact Cathy Siler at csiler@marian.edu or 317.955.6241.

Getting involved in campus life is easy.

If you haven’t already done so, follow Marian University’s social media channels. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other social channels are great tools for getting the latest campus news and updates.

Plan to attend campus athletic, arts, and other events, including Family Weekend.

  • You’ll find schedules, team rosters, ticket information and more on muknights.com.
  • Information about student art shows, theatre and musical performances, and more is listed on our events calendar.
  • Show your support by wearing Marian University apparel! You’ll find women’s and men’s T-shirts, sweatshirts, accessories, coffee mugs, license plate holders, textbooks, school supplies, and more at our campus bookstore.
  • Join our Parent Engagement Committee, helping us plan campus events like Family Weekend. As a member, you can also participate in panel discussions where parent feedback and insight is needed. Contact Cathy Siler at csiler@marian.edu or 317.955.6241 for information.

Resources for you and your student.

We encourage you to spend time exploring www.marian.edu, where you’ll find links to and information about campus offices and services. For your convenience, here is a short list of the most important campus resources that parents and family members should know. 

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