Parent & Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend logoParent & Family Weekend is a long standing tradition at Heidelberg University. Every Fall parents and families spend a weekend on campus, visiting their students’ residence halls and classrooms, listening to presentations, and participating in a variety of fun activities. We hope you make plans to attend this exciting weekend on campus! Register online!

Registration Fees

$20 per person; $40 per couple
$12 Children 12 and under
Children under 3 – free
Berg student – no charge

Registration includes all activities, brunch, entry to Heidelberg University sporting events for the weekend, and commemorative apparel for each guest.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Parents enjoying the weekend

8:00 pm 
Coffee House sponsored by BEC
University Commons
Live music, fresh coffee, light refreshments, and a relaxing atmosphere...the perfect way to spend a Friday evening on campus!

Back by popular demand, Elec Simon, a former cast member of the Broadway show STOMP!, is returning to campus Friday, Sept 27. He and his band will be in the Commons at 8pm for BEC's first Coffee House of the year. Come out for coffee, cider, pastries...and listen to some fantastic music!

Saturday, September 28, 2013

9:00 am
Campus Center Main Lobby
Check in, grab your registration packet, and get ready for a great day at Heidelberg!

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bookstore Open
Campus Center
Check out the newest ‘Berg Gear!

10:00 am
Brunch with the Dean
Wickham Great Hall, Campus Center
Join the Dean of Student Affairs, Dustin Brentlinger, and other Student Affairs Staff for a tasty brunch.

11:00 am
Career Conversations
University Commons
Get expert advice and explore the many facets of career planning with Kristen Lindsay, Director of the Owen Academic and Career Support Center. To ensure an assessment booklet is available for each student attending. Pre-registration is required by September 13, 2013. Contact Kristen Lindsay at for more information.

12:45 pm
Cornhole Tournament/Kan Jam Competition/Giant Jenga
Mayer Field End Zone
Compete against friends and family. Prizes go to 1st and 2nd place teams. Sponsored by Heidelberg Intramurals.

1:00 pm; 3:00 pm
Volleyball Games (Wilmington v. Alma)
Seiberling Gymnasium
Cheer on the Heidelberg University Volleyball team as they compete in this double header.

1:30 pm
Football Game (Heidelberg v. Wilmington)
Mayer Field Complex
Show your Berg Pride by supporting the Student Princes as they take on the Wilmington Quakers Don’t forget your complimentary entrance ticket to the game and coupon for a hotdog and drink.

5:30 pm
Dinner on your own
You are welcome to have dinner on campus. Fireside Pub, located in University Commons, is offering many specials this weekend, so make sure to stop by.

8:00 pm
Berg’s Got Talent
Rickly Chapel, University Hall
Join us for one of the most anticipated annual traditions at Heidelberg: Berg’s Got Talent. The wide range of talents are sure to impress and entertain! Light refreshments will be served.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

8:00 am
Running for the Kids 5k/Mile Charity Run
Mayer Field Complex
$10 registration fee. Early registration closes September 13. Hosted by Nu Sigma Alpha and sponsored by Proceeds benefit Caring Makes Cents. More info: email or visit the event page.

8:30 am & 10:30 am
Church Services (off-campus)
Trinity United Church of Christ
All students and families are invited to join Heidelberg University Chaplain Paul Stark for local church services. Additional religious services.

1:00 pm
JV Football Game
Mayer Field Complex
Come out for great game of college football on Sunday afternoon.