Parents and Family Weekend

A special weekend offering a variety of free events for the whole family to enjoy together! It’s a great chance for families to catch up with their students.

Wondering how to sign up for the events?
There is no need to pre-register for events and there is no cost for any of the events going on during the weekend (except for the Empty Bowls Fundraiser for Hunger Relief).

Childhood Photo
This year we will collect photos of each student as a child for a fun slide show presentation. Please submit your child’s photo to and be sure to include their name.

Need a place to stay for the weekend?
If you need a place to stay visit our local accommodations page. Be sure to mention that you found their hotel listing on our website and the hotel might offer a special discount!

Finding your way around
Our Campus Map page includes some wayfinding assistance with a printable campus map, street maps and parking information.

Want to know what events will be going on during the weekend? Click a tab to view the events of the day:

  • Friday, Oct. 7
  • Saturday, Oct. 8
  • Sunday, Oct. 9

Comedy Sports Night
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Kern Center Arena, first floor

MSOE Rugby Game
7:30 p.m., Viets Field

MSOE Bookstore Parents and Family Weekend Sale
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Cudahy Student Center (third Floor)

Caricature Artist
10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Cudahy Student Center (third Floor)

Parents and Family Brunch
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Cudahy Student Center (Multipurpose Room)

STEM Expo Event
10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Kern Center Field House (2nd floor)

Trolley Shuttle
Noon – 4 p.m., Trolley departs from in front of the MSOE Campus Center. Last trolley leaves at 3:30 p.m.

A trolley loop that will take you to visit these locations around downtown Milwaukee:

WMSE (91.7 FM) Radio Station Tours
1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Krueger Hall (first floor)

Rapid Prototyping Center Tours
1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Krueger Hall (second floor)

MSOE Women’s Soccer vs. Carthage
1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Viets Field

MSOE Men’s Soccer vs. Dominican
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Viets Field

Bingo For Everyone (with Prizes!)
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Cudahy Student Center (third floor)

A Message on the MSOE Spirit Rock
10 – 11 a.m., Southeast corner of Milwaukee Street and State Street

Leave a message of encouragement on MSOE’s spirit rock for your son or daughter!

Continental Breakfast Family Farewell
10 a.m. – Noon, Cudahy Student Center (third floor)

Empty Bowls
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Kern Center, Charity Fundraiser Event

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