Family Weekend

USD Family Weekend

Live the Yote Life with your student for the weekend.

October 25-27, 2019

Join your student on campus for a weekend filled with activities, meet campus staff and connect with other parents. Family weekend is an opportunity for your student to enjoy campus activities with you, show you around campus and introduce you to their new home away from home.

Register Now

Important Resources

Parking Information

While you're on campus, we want you to be aware of the parking regulations and where you can park. Parking regulations are enforced 24/7 in many lots on campus, especially in the lots where your student most likely park.

USD Parking Map

For questions or more information about family weekend, contact

Schedule of Events

Friday, Oct. 25

  • Check-In: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | MUC Information Desk
  • Fantastic Friday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | MUC Pit
  • Downtown Movie: 7 p.m. | Vermillion Movie Theatre
    • Free for all USD families (USD students bring your student ID)
    • Concession deal: small fountain drink and small popcorn for $5

Saturday, Oct. 26

  • Welcome and Check-In: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | MUC 165 (Southeast Lounge)
  • Tailgate Sponsored by Gallagher Center for Experiential Learning & Education Abroad: 12-4 p.m. | USD Family Tailgate Location (north of tennis courts)
    • FB vs. Southern Illinois: 4 p.m. kickoff
    • Parents of USD students are invited to campus for Family Weekend. You can get $10 tickets in the permanent seats while supplies last.
  • Dinner | Vermillion Area Restaurants

Sunday, Oct. 27

  • USD Jr. Cheerleader and Dance Clinic
    • This clinic is for all individuals, ages 4 years old - 8th grade, who would love to spend the day with USD cheerleaders and dancers. Each cheerleading participant will learn cheers and stunting, and every dancer will learn cheers and a 30 second dance that will be performed at halftime of the USD vs. SDSU Soccer game. In addition to attending the clinic and performing at the soccer game, each participant will receive a Jr. Cheerleader OR Dancer T-Shirt (Depending on which one you sign up for), an official 2019-2020 USD Spirit Teams Poster, lunch and free admission to the soccer game. All spectator attendance tickets are $5.

      Register for USD Jr. Cheerleader and Dance Clinic