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Student Life

Family Weekend

15th Annual - November 1-3, 2013

All families affiliated with the University community are invited to come to campus for Family Weekend.

Registration

To register you may call 920-465-2400, fill out the form on the brochure, or simply print the registration form (PDF) and mail in with payment by October 16, 2013.

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

You can still register through October 25... we may have difficulty honoring requests for specific slots to tour Lambeau Field, but we'll do our very best for you!

University Ticketing Services – Family Weekend
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

A confirmation of your Family Weekend registration will be sent via email. If an email address is not provided, then a confirmation will be sent to the UWGB student’s campus email account.

*Please Note: Because we are purchasing your tickets on your behalf from outside organizations, we cannot refund the tickets you purchase.

If you have a question or would like to request special accommodations, please contact the University Ticketing and Information Center at 1.800.328.TKTS or 920.465.2217

Schedule of Events

Please check out the list of activities happening on campus the weekend of November 1st - 3rd.

Friday, November 1, 2013

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Check in at the Welcome Table
Your packet of information will be located adjacent to the University Ticketing and Information Center, University Union.

8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Phoenix Bookstore
Look for the 20% discount coupon in your check-in packet.

6:30 pm and 9:05 pm
CheapSeats Movie Series: Despicable Me 2
Christie Theatre-University Union

Get your FREE tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.
The 9:05 movie will have captions if they are available. Don't forget your refreshments!

7:00 pm
Green Bay Women's Volleyball vs. the University of Illinois-Chicago
Kress Events Center

$5 Adults, Free 17 + under, Free for UWGB students.
The Green Bay Athletics Department welcomes family members to the match.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet

7:30 pm
UW Green Bay Jazz Ensembles featuring Big Mouth
Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

$7 Adults, $5 students and seniors
Local favorite Big Mouth joins our very own students in the Weidner Center, a world-class venue!
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joanna Burns *
Common Grounds Coffee House-University Union

Combining elements of funk, rhythm and blues and soul music, Joanna is a very popular singer and keyboardist on the college circuit. Come and check her out!

Saturday, November 2

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Check in at the Welcome Table
Your packet of information will be located adjacent to the University Ticketing and Information Center, University Union.

8:00 am - noon
The Phoenix Bookstore
Free face painting, balloons, and a Fun Time Photo Booth! Also-look for the 20% discount coupon in your check-in packet. The Phoenix Bookstore will remain open until 5:00 pm.

10:15 am, 10:30 am, 10:45 am, 11:00 am, 11:15 am 11:30 am, 3:45 pm, 4:00 pm, or 4:30 pm
Lambeau Field Tour and the Packer Hall of Fame.
Costs Range $5 to $20. It's the only true retro-looking stadium in the entire league. The Lambeau Field Atrium is home to the Packers Pro Shop, the Hall of Fame, Curly's Pub, and more. Transportation to Lambeau is on your own.
Hall of Fame is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet and NOT at the stadium. Your Hall of Fame ticket is good all day. For Lambeau tours, you will be assigned a specific one-hour time slot. We will try to accommodate your first choice. Space is limited.

10:30 am - 1:00 pm
A'viand's All You Can Eat Brunch
Leona Cloud Commons-University Union

$8.25 per adult and $5.25 per child (11 and under). No need to get a ticket in advance. Space is limited.

Noon - 4:00 pm
Phoenix Fan Fest at the Kress Events Center!
Kress Events Center

The Green Bay Athletics Department will be hosting Phoenix Fan Fest, which is free to all. Fan Fest will include numerous activities, including inflatables, face painting, balloons, games, an appearance by Phlash the Phoenix, and the opportunity to get autographs from your favorite Green Bay student-athletes.

Noon
Green Bay Swimming and Diving versus South Dakota State *
Dorschel Natatorium at the Kress Events Center

Free - no ticket necessary.
The Green Bay Athletics Department welcomes family members to the match.

1:00 pm
Green Bay Women's Basketball versus Northern Michigan
Kress Events Center

$5 Adults, Free 17 + under, Free for UWGB students.
The Green Bay Athletics Department welcomes family members to the game.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.

1:00 pm
Green Bay Men's Soccer vs. Oakland
Aldo Santaga Stadium

$5 Adults, Free 17 + under, Free for UWGB students.
The Green Bay Athletics Department welcomes family members to the game.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.

1:30pm, 4:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:05 pm
CheapSeats Movie Series: Despicable Me 2
Christie Theatre-University Union

Get your FREE tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.
The 9:05 movie will have captions if they are available. Don't forget your refreshments!

5:00 pm
Green Bay Women's Volleyball vs. Valparaiso
Kress Events Center

$5 Adults, Free 17 + under, Free for UWGB students.
The Green Bay Athletics Department welcomes family members to the game.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.

7:00 pm
Comedy City *
Phoenix Rooms-University Union

Comedy City is celebrating over 20 years of entertaining Northeast Wisconsin with their unique brand of family-friendly improvisational comedy. Tonight's show is Free.
Get your FREE tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.

8:30 pm
Ice Cream and Bingo *
Phoenix Club-University Union

Take part in a midwest staple, Bingo with a chance to win fabulous prizes, while enjoying a sweet ice cream treat.

Saturday afternoon activities overlap, so make sure to check times.

Sunday, November 3

10:00 am - Noon
Pancake and Porky Breakfast
Shorewood Clubhouse

$7 for adults and $4 for children (11 + under). A popular event in which one can sit down read the paper and enjoy the morning. Brought to you by Circle K.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure order form, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check in packet and NOT at the Shorewood Clubhouse. Space is limited.

1:00 pm
Green Bay Men's Basketball vs. Viterbo
Resch Center

$10 adults, $5 youth (17+ under), Free for UWGB Student. The Green Bay Athletics Department welcomes family members to the game. Transportation to the Resch is on your own.
Purchase tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet and NOT at the Resch Center. In order to sit as a family you must specify UWGB student for a ticket on the order form. Space is limited.

1:30pm
CheapSeats Movie Series: Despicable Me 2
Christie Theatre-University Union

Get your FREE tickets in advance by calling 920-465-2400, filling out the brochure, or by printing the PDF Family Weekend registration form and mailing it in with payment. Tickets will be in your check-in packet.
The 9:05 movie will have captions if they are available. Don't forget your refreshments!

Weekend

Friday - Sunday
Phoenix Club Family Pack
Phoenix Club-University Union

$10 for two hours of game time (pool, ping pong, air hockey, foosball, shuffleboard), a Hansen's pizza, and four cans of soda.

Friday - Sunday
Kress Events Center Open*
Use the pass in your check-in packet to visit the facility for free! (A second pair of shoes is required)
Friday 6:30 am - 10 pm, Saturday 8 am - 6 pm, Sunday 1 pm - 8 pm

*All Family Weekend participants are welcome to attend at no charge however spaces and supplies are limited

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Family Weekend?
November 1-3, 2013

Is Family Weekend the same as Parents Weekend?
Yes, at UW-Green Bay we encourage all members of the family to attend, not just parents.

Where do I park?
Parking on campus is free for Family Weekend. Follow the Family Weekend signs to the parking lots.

What is the proper attire for Family Weekend?
Family Weekend events are casual attire.

I am a non-traditional student, will there be activities for my family too?
Yes, UW-Green Bay's Family Weekend is designed with all types of families in mind.

The schedule looks very full, do I need to attend everything?
No, the Family Weekend schedule gives you the option to pick and choose what you want to attend. In addition to campus events, you may also want to explore the Green Bay community. At Registration you will be provided with information about restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and more.

How do I register for Family Weekend?
Registration forms are mailed out in September -- you may complete and return it with your payment check to: University Ticketing Services-Family Weekend, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001.

Do I need to pay in advance?
It is strongly recommended that you reserve your space in advance to attend the events of your choice. For some events, tickets are limited. Many of the events are free.

I am traveling from out of the area. Can you recommend a hotel?
See the Hotel Information below.

If I have questions who can I contact?
If you have a question or would like to request special accommodations, please contact the University Ticketing and Information Center at 1.800.328.TKTS or 920.465.2217

Hotel Information

The University has reserved rooms for Family Weekend in the hotels listed below. When you make your reservation, please state that you are taking part in UW-Green Bay's Family Weekend in order to obtain these discounted prices. A credit card is required to hold your reservation. Be sure to make a note of your confirmation number and the hotel's cancellation policy when making your reservation.

Country Inn and Suites
850 Kepler Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311
920-288-0101
$79 single or double
Deadline: Oct. 4, 2013

Super 8 Motel
2868 S. Oneida Street
Green Bay, WI 54304
920-494-2042
$62.10 single or double
Deadline: Oct. 11, 2013

AMERICINN of Green Bay East
2628 Manitowoc Road
Bellevue, WI 54311
920-964-0177
$89.90 plus tax double. Rooms available for Friday ONLY
Deadline: Oct. 2, 2013
*Pet-friendly rooms available ($20 fee)

Special Accommodations
If you have a question or would like to request special accommodations, please contact the University Ticketing and Information Center at 920.465.2400