Lindenwood University Family Day 2018

September 15, 2018

What is Lindenwood University Family Day?

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Lindenwood University invites you to our 6th Annual Family Day -- an opportunity for family members to visit their student and enjoy a variety of activities -- on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

Family Day is an exceptional opportunity for parents, siblings, and extended family members to:

• Get to know your student’s friends

• Interact with senior administration, faculty, and staff

• Attend a Lindenwood Lions football game

• Attend a fine arts performance

• Spend time in your student’s on-campus housing

• Tour campus

• Have fun!


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An exclusive Family Day Snapchat filter will be offered at select events. Check the schedule of events for availability.


Family Day guests are invited to share their Family Day 2018 memories by using #LindenwoodFamilyDay.

Family of the Year

Here at Lindenwood University we recognize and appreciate the supportive roles families play in the success of our students and the University community. To honor this, we will be awarding one family with a Family of the Year award during the 2018 Family Day.

All full time, Lindenwood graduate and undergraduate students for the fall 2018 semester are eligible to nominate their own family or any family by submitting an application and answering all required questions through Involve U. Applications can be found under Campus Links. Deserving families can included parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins, extended relatives, and close friends.

If chosen as Family of the Year, the applicant and their family must be able to attend Family Day on Sept. 15, 2018. Applications must be submitted in InvolveU by August 1.

Prizes for the Family of the year will include:

• A gift basket containing Lindenwood apparel and merchandise

• Family Day Bundles for up to 5 family members which included Family Day t-shirts, meal vouchers, and football tickets

• Recognition at half time of the Lindenwood football game


Events Schedule

Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change

Friday, September 14, 2018

7 p.m. - Women's Soccer
Harlen C. Hunter Stadium

8 p.m. - Scotty McCreery Concert
J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
Join us on September 14 for the inaugural performance of our One Roar Series, presented by Lindenwood University's Campus Activities Board. This exciting series' mission is to bring in artists that appeal to our students and a younger demographic in our community.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Honors Reception
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), 3rd Floor Lobby
Families of university honors students are invited to meet with the President and Honors College faculty to learn more about the program over refreshments.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Check-In and Business / Departmental Expo
Spellmann Center, Lower Level
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Families will have the opportunity to pick up and/or purchase their t-shirts and meet numerous local businesses and representatives from campus departments.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Converged Media Lab Open House
McCluer Hall, Converged Media Lab
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Join us for an open house in Lindenwood's Converged Media Lab in McCluer Hall. This new facility is a student learning space that combines technological and human resources to efficient gather and distribute news through University media entities.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Makerspace Open House
Butler Loft, Makerspace
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We are excited to announce the official opening of Lindenwood's Makerspace. Please stop through for a tour highlighting both Traditional and Digital Fabrication equipment and the experiential learning opportunities they present for all of Lindenwood's students. Food and drinks will be provided.

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Fraternity Bid Day
Evans Commons, Lawn
Come and see the men who have decided to join a fraternity! These men have taken a big step in their lives to be a role model for others and we want you to meet them. Come watch as each new member announces which organization they have joined.

2 - 5 p.m. - Kids' Corner
Evans Commons, Lawn
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Our little Lions will have the opportunity to play games, get their faces painted, and spend time in our bounce house.

2 - 5 p.m. - International Festival
Evans Commons, Lawn
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Travel around the world on the lawn of the Evans Commons. Families will have the opportunity to taste treats from around the globe, discover study abroad opportunities, view world fashions, and watch guest performers from different countries.

6:30 - 7 p.m. - Ice Cream Social
Spellmann Center, Patio
Join us on the Spellmann patio for a delicious treat.

7 p.m. - Football - Lindenwood vs. University of Central Oklahoma
Harlen C. Hunter Stadium
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Come and watch the Lindenwood Lions take on the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos.

7 - 9 p.m. - Lindenwood Film Series presents Paddington 2
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC), Theatre (Room 343)
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
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RSVP / Ticket Information

Family Day Bundles

Bundle sales are now closed, but all are still welcome to attend Family Day activities. You can register and purchase t-shirts and athletics tickets the day of the event at the Spellmann Campus Center from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Travel Information

Hotel Information

Hotel - Phone - Distance from Lindenwood
(Ask for Lindenwood University Rate)

  • Ameristar - (636) 940-4300 - 2 miles
  • Best Western Plus - (636) 946-6936 - 1.5 miles
  • Comfort Suites [St. Charles] - (636) 949-0694 - 2 miles
  • Comfort Inn [O'Fallon] - (636) 696-8000 - 10 miles
  • Country Inn & Suites - (636) 724-5555 - 2 miles
  • Embassy Suites - (636) 946-5544 - 2 miles
  • Fairfield Inn - (636) 946-1900 - 2 miles
  • Hampton Inn - (636) 947-6800 - 4 miles
  • Holiday Inn Express - (636) 757-6100 - 3 miles
  • TownePlace Inn - (636) 949-6800 - 2.5 miles

Rental Car

Lindenwood Family Day
Rental Car Provider

(Ask for Lindenwood University Rate)

  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    Bobby Kurtzeborn or Ashley Ruble
    (636) 946-3010

For More Information

General Inquiries
(636) 627-2540

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