Family Weekend 2018 Schedule

You must register and pick-up your Family Weekend Badge to attend these events.

 Time Event Location DETAILS
8:00 am-2:00 pm Panther Shop Open House Union First Floor Panther Families receive 10% off during the Family Weekend sale with their coupon.
9:00 am-3:00 pm Check In Union Concourse Information Desk Check-in for the day to receive your welcome bag, swag item and Family Weekend badges. Badges are needed for entry to all events.
9:00 am-2:30 pm Campus Scavenger Hunt UWM Campus Win prizes by discovering things throughout the UWM campus and Milwaukee. Pick up scavenger hunt directions in the Union Concourse at the Information Desk.
9:00 am-3:30 pm Little Sibs Learn What It’s Like to Be a Panther Vogel Hall (3253 N Downer Ave) Calling all Panther Family siblings! You’re invited to stop by the Visitor Center to learn more about UW-Milwaukee and pick up a free UWM gift. All Future UWM Panthers, grades 9-12, are invited to stop by the Visitor Center between 9:00 am – 3:30 pm to claim your UWM swag and learn what it’s like to be a Panther!
9:30 am Panther Prowl 5K Run/Walk – Kids Dash UWM Campus Separate registration fee is required. Use code GOPROWL for a discount.
10:00 am Panther Prowl 5K Run/Walk UWM Campus Separate registration fee. Use code GOPROWL for a discount.
11:00am CEAS Open House Engineering Building





Milwaukee Lakefront Bike Rides Outdoor Pursuits (131A Klotsche) Join Outdoor Pursuits for a free bike ride along the lakeshore and throughout the neighborhood that surrounds UWM. Along the way, we will point out some amazing places to visit in Milwaukee and other useful resources in the city that students can take advantage of. The bike ride will require a moderate level of physical activity and will mostly follow paved trails around campus. Each ride will depart from Outdoor Pursuits and will last for the duration of 90 minutes. We will provide the bikes and helmets, but space is limited on each ride. Please arrive ten minutes prior to trip departure in order to get ready for the ride. Registration is available online at prior to the day of the event. In-person registration, at the time of the ride, is available if space permits.
11:00am-5pm Studio Arts and Crafts
11:30am-1pm Lunch with the Administration UWM Wisconsin Room Enjoy lunch stations while you talk with the Chancellor and the cabinet members about your students UWM experience. $15/ticket
12-10pm All You Can Rec
11am-3pm Woven Images 2018 KSE 3rd fl. exhibition space Woven Images 2018 showcases selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design.
1:00pm Info Sessions
1:00 pm-5:30 pm Milwaukee Family Photo Tour Meet Union Concourse 75 minute-long coach bus tour departs from UWM Union Concourse and makes two stops around town for photos (arrive 5 minutes prior to departure time). You will be assigned a time. $5/ticket
1:00pm-5:00 pm Planetarium Show Planetarium Be dazzled during a 40-min live program at the UWM Planetarium. You will be assigned a time. $5/ticket
2pm Women’s Soccer $1 tickets will be available at the ticket office by showing your Family Weekend Badge. Students are free. 
3:00pm-4:00pm Trivia Union Fireside Lounge Play family trivia, relax in our Fireside Lounge and win some prizes!
4pm Women’s Volleyball $1 tickets will be available at the ticket office by showing your Family Weekend Badge. Students are free. 
6:00 pm Admirals Game UWM Panther Arena Enjoy the Admirals Home Opener with a Panther Family Package. $10/ticket
7:00 pm ComedySportz Union Check out the longest running comedy show in Wisconsin. Munch on popcorn while you enjoy the show. $5/ticket
7:00 pm Family Movie Sandburg Hall Flicks  Family Friendly Movie TBD
9:30 pm Family Movie Sandburg Hall Flicks  Family Friendly Movie TBD