Parent &Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend

We invite all parents and family members to attend our Parent & Family Weekend. This unique opportunity is intended to be a fun-filled, relaxing experience for you and your family and we encourage you to take advantage of the social events both on campus and in the surrounding community.

Registration costs: Adults $20, MU Students and Children 12 & Under $15, Children 2 & Under are free.  

Registration includes: Tour of the NEW Residence Hall, Dean’s Reception & Welcome, Bus to Downtown Lancaster, Historic Tour of Downtown Lancaster, Field Hockey vs. Bloomsburg, Family Fun Zone, Marauder Dinner, Senior Recital and Robert Channing's Imagination Into Art

Three ways to REGISTER:

1) Click HERE to print the registration form and mail payment (checks made payable to Student Services, Inc.) to:

MU Ticket Office
ATTN: Lydia Yeager
SMC Room 103
Millersville, PA 17551

2) Call the Ticket Office at (717) 871-7600.

3) Click HERE to purchase online.  

*Denotes an event included in the registration cost.  

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Student Memorial Center

University Store Open*

Purchase your MU merchandise at the University Store.

2 - 6 p.m.
Student Memorial Center- Atrium

Parent & Family Weekend Check In*

Check in and receive additional information about the weekend.

3:30 p.m.
South Quad Suites Residence Hall

Tour the NEW South Quad Suites Residence Hall*

Join the Housing & Residential Programs staff for a tour of the NEW South Quad Suites Residence Hall.

4:30 p.m.
McComsey- Ford Atrium

Dean's Reception & Welcome*

Kickoff Parent & Family Weekend 2014 with an official welcome and a reception with the dean's of Millersville University's three academic schools.

8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
SMC 118 (CSIL)

Parent & Family Weekend Check In*

Check in and receive additional information about the weekend.

9 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Lancaster

Bus Trip to Downtown Lancaster*

Buses will depart the Student Memorial Center at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. and drop off at the Ware Center (42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster).  Buses will depart from the Ware Center (42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster) at 12:00 and 1:30 p.m. to return to the Student Memorial Center.

9:30 a.m. 
Gordinier- Lehr Room

Alumni Legacy Breakfast (Invitation Only)

The Millersville University Alumni Association cordially invites you to join them for a LEGACY BREAKFAST. This annual event is a time to recognize our alumni who have children currently enrolled as students at Millersville. There are currently over 500 legacy students at Millersville whose parents are alumni! There will be a brief program with remarks from University President, Dr. John Anderson and Alumni Association President Lori Dierolf ‘91.

To register for the Legacy Breakfast, please call the Office of Alumni Engagement at 717-872-3352 or toll-free at 1-800-681-1855. You can also register online at Under “upcoming events” select “Legacy Breakfast” and complete the registration form. This event is free, but we do ask that you kindly register your family (including the MU student) by Friday, October 24, 2014. When you register, please let us know your total number of reservations with full guest names, (including the MU student). Dress for this event is casual.  

10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
1-3 West King St., Lancaster

Historic Tour of Downtown Lancaster*

Discover the history and beauty of Lancaster city guided by a costumed interpreter. Visit over fifty locations that span 250 years of Lancaster history. Average tour is between one and two hours, including an introductory DVD presentation of local history and major sites. You will become familiarized with the rich history of this central Pennsylvania town from early settlers to its role in the Revolution and Civil War eras. The walking is easy, but please wear comfortable shoes and dress accordingly for weather.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Student Memorial Center

University Store Open*

Purchase your MU merchandise at the University Store.

12 p.m.
Biemesderfer Stadium- Chryst Field

Field Hockey vs. Bloomsburg*

1 - 5 p.m.
Student Memorial Center- MPR

Family Fun Zone*

The Family Fun Zone will include inflatable obstacle course, face painting, balloon animals, music and more!

4 p.m.
Biemesderfer Stadium- Chryst Field

Football vs. Shippensburg

Cost: $8 General Admission, $5 Senior Citizen or Student General Admission, $10 Reserved Seating, MU students admitted FREE with student ID.  

6:30 p.m.
Student Memorial Center- Marauder Courts

Marauder Dinner*

Enjoy dinner immediately following the football game with the Marauder community.

Menu- Tossed Salad with Orange Honey Dressing, Rolls, Roast Turkey w/Gravy, Baked Cured Ham, Florentine Lasagna, Bread stuffing w/apples, Green Beans, Cupcakes, Coffee/Tea/Iced Tea

Entertainment- Marauder Men's Glee Club, Dance Team, All Campus Musical Organization (ACMO), and Footprints Praise Dance Ministry

7:30 p.m.
Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center- Biemesderfer Concert Hall

Senior Recital: Lindsay Filjakowski, vocals*

9 p.m.
Student Memorial Center- Multipurpose Room

Robert Channing's Imagination Into Art*

Ville After Dark presents Robert Channing’s Imagination Into Art, the world’s greatest speed painting show, as seen on America’s Got Talent.  

2:30 p.m.
Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center- Biemesderfer Concert Hall

Dueling Organists

Dr. Ross Ellison, professor of organ at Millersville University, and Dr. Shawn Gingrich, professor of organ at Messiah College, will duke it out in a program of popular blockbusters on the 4-manual, 89-rank Walker Organ. Works by Bach, Vierne, Reger, Dupre and other notable composers will be featured.

Cost: $10 general admission, MU students admitted FREE with student ID.