Parent & Family Weekend

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Join us September 26 - 28, 2014

Parent & 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! Registration closed Tuesday, September 23 at 11:00pm. 

What's Included with Registration

  •  A complimentary Heidelberg travel chair - a Parent and Family Weekend Exclusive! 

  • All programming for the weekend

  • Saturday lunch with Fellows

  • Entrance to athletic contests for the weekend

Parents enjoying the weekend

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 26, 2013

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!

Saturday, September 27, 2013

9:00 am  - 10:00am
Campus Center Main Lobby
Check in, grab your registration packet, and get ready for a great day at Heidelberg!

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Career Services Open House
Campus Center Main Lobby
Get expert advice and explore the many facets of career planning with Chris Washko, Graduate Assistant the Owen Academic and Career Support Center. Contact Chris at for more information.

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

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Academic Showcase
Adams Hall

10:00 – 10:45 am

  • Adams 201: Dr. Gary Dickerson, Associate Dean of Arts & Humanities & Professor of Communication & Media
  • Adams 204: Dr. Julie Green, Assistant Professor of Special Education 

11:00 – 11:45 am

  • Adams 201: Mr. Chris Tucci, Assistant Professor of Theatre & Director of Theatre 
  • Adams 204: Dr. Courtney DeMayo, Assistant Professor of History

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Luncheon with Heidelberg University Fellows
Seiberling Gymnasium

Enjoy a great meal and great conversations with members of the Heidelberg community. Luncheon attire is casual (’Berg colors are encouraged).

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
Women’s Soccer Game vs Hiram
Hidden Valley Soccer Complex
Cheer on the Heidelberg University Women’s tea..

2:00 pm
Football vs Ohio Northern
Hoernemann Stadium
Show your Berg Pride by supporting the Student Princes as they take on the Ohio Northern Polar Bears. Don’t forget your complimentary entrance ticket to the game!

5:30 pm
Dinner on your own
You are welcome to have dinner on campus at Fireside Pub or visit one of the many local restaurants.

Sunday, September 28, 2013

12:00 pm
Running with the Kids 2.0 Colorful Run
Mayer Field Complex
Nu Sigma Alpha presents Running with the Kids 2.0. The 2 mile route starts on Heidelberg's campus in front of The Commons and ends in Hedge's Boyer Park with an coloring dye being tossed on the runner's t-shirts. It's fun, it's noncompetitive, and it's for a good cause. Entry is $20 (cash or check) which includes t-shirts we will be providing for the event. Donations for Caring Makes Cents will also be accepted. All proceeds raised from entry fees will go to Cleveland Clinic Children's Child Life department.

1:00 pm
JV Football Game vs Baldwin Wallace
Hoernemann Stadium
Cheer on the JV Football team as they compete against BW!


Registration Fees

$20 per adult
$12 Children 12 and under
Children under 3 – free
Berg student – no charge (if your student is planning to attend the Luncheon, please ensure that he/she is registered. Students will not be charged for the Luncheon.)