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Family Weekend Sept. 17-19, 2021

Family Weekend

Augustana families, mark your calendar! Augustana plans to celebrate an in-person Family Weekend on Sept. 17-19, 2021. Experience what it's like to be a Viking.

We look forward to seeing you on campus, which is ranked among the Top 25 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America (Thrillist.com). 

During Family Weekend, please plan to follow college policies for COVID-10 mitigation efforts on campus.

Registration is open!

The final schedule of events will be dependent upon Illinois and Augustana COVID-19 guidelines, regulations and recommendations.

Schedule of events

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

7-8 p.m.  Augustana Legacy Reception
Dahl President's Home (outside)   
Legacy students (who have alumni parents or grandparents) and their families are invited to a reception hosted by President Steve Bahls and Jane Easter Bahls. A shuttle bus will operate between Centennial Hall Circle and the Dahl President’s Home.  

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

9:30-10:30 a.m.  President’s Welcome and Conversation with Provost Dr. Wendy Hilton-Morrow
Anderson Pavilion
Join Augustana families for the Family Weekend 2021 Welcome with President Steve Bahls and Provost Dr. Wendy Hilton-Morrow. 

11 a.m.-noon.  CORE, TRIO and Upper Mississippi Center Overview and Open House
Outside the Olin Center
The program overview and open house will feature the career development team and highlight international programs, TRIO program, the UMC, research and exploration, and the EDGE Center. Stop by and learn more about the CORE programs and enjoy coffee, refreshments and conversation.

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Lunch
Gerber Dining Center, 5th floor
Dine in or grab a to-go container and enjoy the campus.

2-4 p.m.  President’s Open House and Family Pictures
Dahl President’s Home (outside)
Join President Steve Bahls and Jane Easter Bahls for cookies and lemonade outside the Dahl President’s Home. A photographer will be available to take family photographs with the fall foliage.

4:30-7 p.m.  Gerber Dining Center is open

6 p.m.  Vikings Football vs. Millikin
Lindberg Stadium, Austin E. Knowlton Complex
Tickets may be purchased at the gate. Students receive free entry with their ID.  

7 p.m.  Vikings Men's Soccer vs. Knox
Thorsen-Lucken Field

8 p.m.  Magician Mike Super
Centennial Hall
Magician Mike Super returns to Augustana! Mike Super is the winner of NBC's "PHENOMENON," and a top finalist from "America's Got Talent." He's also appeared on numerous TV shows in the United States and abroad, including "Fool US" and "Ellen." Tickets are available here or by calling the Augustana College Ticket Office, 309-794-7306.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Lunch
Gerber Dining Center, 5th floor
Dine in or grab a to-go lunch and enjoy the campus.

Noon  Outdoor Worship Service
Anderson Pavilion
Campus Chaplain Melinda Pupillo will lead the service. Complimentary bagels, muffins and coffee will be available at 11:45 a.m.

For more information about Family Weekend, contact Kelly Read '02 Noack, director of alumni relations, 309-794-7474 or kellynoack@augustana.edu.