Welcome Back Weekend: October 7th – 9th, 2022

Friends, family, alumni, students: this is for you! In conjunction with Homecoming Weekend, we are excited to welcome our families back to campus! This weekend will be full of creating memories, reuniting with your student, and celebrating all that CUW has to offer!

Please be sure to register using this form.

Friday, October 7th

Carnival meal    

Time: 5:00pm
Location: Sibert Dining Hall

Join Sodexo for a very special homecooked meal featuring a recipe from one of our very own CUW students.
Adult: $10.55 Child: $6.00

Bonfire and fireworks   

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Bluff Amphitheater (weather dependent activity)

Enjoy a s’more and watch celebratory fireworks up close on the CUW Bluff! Bonfire will begin at 7:00pm and fireworks will begin at 8:00pm.

Saturday, October 8th

Family check-in

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Albrecht Lounge

Come on by the Albrecht Lounge to check-in, receive your free CUW giveaways, and get more information on the schedule of events!

Parking Lot tailgate

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Parking Lot L

Hang out before and during the Homecoming Football Game with a tailgate concession stand, Petting Zoo, Speed Sketchers, Inflatable, Balloon Artist, and more!

*Tailgate concession stand will be available from 11am-2pm.

Rain Location: Catalyst Building

Sand volleyball and lawn games  

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Regents Courtyard

Have some family-fun competition with the open sand volleyball courts and lawn games!

Men’s football game      

Time: 1:00pm
Location: Tomasini Stadium

Homecoming weekend means it’s football season! Show your Falcon Pride and cheer on our Football Team as they face Eureka College. Free entrance tickets will be provided for CUW Families at the Family Check-In.

Ice cream social  

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Regents Courtyard

Join Campus Ministry Leadership Team (CMLT) and Student Government Association (SGA) for delicious ice cream and fellowship.

Rain Location: Albrecht Lounge

Magician Wes Mathison

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm 
Location: Terrace Room

Spend an hour of family-fun and be amazed with the tricks put on by Magician Wes Mathison!

Alumni and Family Celebration

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Highland House

Come hang out and celebrate Concordia. CUW families and alumni are invited to gather for refreshments and fellowship after the football game. Food and beverages provided. (Non-alcoholic and alcoholic options will be available.) Highland House is located at the corner of Highland and Port Washington, just south west of campus. Please register using the link below.

Register here 


Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Siebert Dining Hall or On Own

Enjoy dinner in the Siebert Dining Hall or explore your students’ favorite off-campus restaurant.
Adult: $10.55 Child: $6.00

Sibling Sleepover: Minions: Rise of Gru & Bingo

Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm 
Location: Albrecht Lounge

Sit back and relax, enjoy Minions Rise of Gru and popcorn in Albrecht Lounge for our showing of the family-friendly movie.

Sunday, October 9th

Worship service

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am 
Location: Chapel of Christ Triumphant

Join us for worship on Sunday morning in our beautiful Chapel of Christ Triumphant.


Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm 
Location: Terrace Room

Wrap up the weekend with a delicious brunch in the Siebert Dining Hall!
Adult: $8.85 Child: $6.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have hotel suggestions for parents to stay overnight at?

We suggest some of the following:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Grafton
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Grafton
Do siblings need to be the same gender as the student to sleepover?

To stay in the room with your sibling, you need to be the same gender. However, if not, the CUW student can find a friend on campus to serve as the “Host Student” of the same gender as your sibling.

What are our options for meals on campus?

We have a few different options available this weekend:

  • Carnival-Themed Meal (Fri. 5:00pm - 6:00pm): Adult: $10.55 Child: $6.00
  • Tailgate Concession Stand (Sat. 11:00am - 2:00pm): $10.55 OR pick up your free coupon at the registration table on Saturday from 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Brunch (Sat. 11:00am - 1:00pm): Adult: $8.85 Child: $6.00
  • Dinner (Sat. 5:00pm - 6:00pm): Adult: $10.55 Child: $6.00
  • Brunch (Sun. 11:00am - 1:00pm): Adult: $8.85 Child: $6.00
Do you have suggestions for off-campus meals?

CUW students and families can get special discounts at the following local restaurants:

  • Out & Out
  • The Charcoal Grill
  • The Highland House
  • The Chancery
  • Zaffiro’s Pizzeria
Do we need to pay to attend athletic games?

If you stop by the Check-In table from 9:00am - 12:00pm in Albrecht Lounge, you can pick up a free pass for CUW families into ALL of the athletic games during Family Weekend!

Do we need to register even if we are just coming for the day?

Registrations are appreciated so that we can best prepare for your visit.


General questions about Family Weekend can be directed to Sarah Deheck at 262-243-4277 or at Sarah.Deheck@cuw.edu.