Schedule of Events

Parents and Families Weekend 2022 will provide numerous activities for you and your KSU student(s) to participate in and enjoy as a family.

2022 Schedule of Events

Thursday, Sept. 15

  • Women's Volleyball vs. Cleveland State | MAC Center | 6 p.m.
  • Arx Duo Concert | KSU Ludwig Recital Hall | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 16

  • May 4th Museum | 147 Taylor Hall | 300 Midway Drive | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Kent State University Museum| 515 Hilltop Drive | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • College Open Houses | Various Campus Locations | 3 – 5 p.m.
    • Ambassador Crawford College of Business – Room 215, Business Administration Building
    • Aeronautics and Engineering – Room 101, College of Aeronautics and Engineering
    • Applied and Technical Studies- Wick Poetry Center – 2nd Floor, Kent State Library
    • Architecture and Environmental Design- Room 120, Center for Architecture and Environmental Design
    • Arts- Kent State University Museum (Fashion Museum)
    • Arts and Sciences - 102 Bowman Hall
    • Communication and Information – Please see below:
      • School of Media and Journalism or School of Emerging Media and Technology – 3rd Floor Hagedorn Gallery, Franklin Hall
      • School of Communication Studies or  School of Visual Communication Design – 2nd Floor Gallery, Taylor Hall
    • Education, Health & Human Services – Room 134 Annex (Located directly behind the Memorial Athletics and Convocation Center -MACC)
    • Honors - Honors College Library Room 52, Johnson Hall 
    • Nursing – Lobby, Henderson Hall
    • Public Health - Moulton Hall Ballroom, Room 101
    • University College (Exploratory) - KeyBank Student Success Lounge, Center for Undergraduate Excellence
  • Parents and Families Weekend Check-In and Reception | Room 218, Kent Student Center | 5:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Blue & Gold Paint and Sip | 3rd Floor, Kent Student Center Room 306 | 7 - 9 p.m. 
  • Family Movie Fun Night with FAB featuring Jurassic Park | 7 - 9 p.m. | Risman Plaza/Student Green
  • 40th Annual Black Squirrel Festival |  3 - 7  p.m. | Risman Plaza/Student Green
  • Discussion and Moderated Q & A with Jaden Smith  | Cartwright Hall | 7 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Kent Rocks! Music Festival | Free music at 20+ venues in Downtown Kent | Times vary | For more information visit http://www.kentbiz.com/events/details/kent-rocks-music-festival-3528 
  • Constitution Day Celebration | Kent State Library | 1 -  2:30 p.m. 

Saturday, Sept. 17

  • Parents and Families Weekend Tailgate | The Field House | 10:30 a.m. - Noon (For more game day information visit Kent State Sports)
  • KSU vs. Long Island University | Dix Stadium | Noon kickoff time
    • Post-game event at Water Street Tavern from 4 – 10 p.m. for the official post-game event for Parent & Family Weekend. The special featured for the event will be the Water Street Tavern Double Cheese Smash.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18

  • Field Hockey vs. Appalachian State | Murphy-Mellis Field | Noon 

*This schedule will continue to be updated and is subject to change.