Family Weekend Events | Mount St. Joseph University

Friday, September 23, 2016

MSJ 5K and Post Race Celebration | 5:00 – 9:30pm

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board and Department of Health Sciences

The Mount is hosting its third annual MSJ 5K. All are welcome to participate by registering online. Running not your thing? A Post Race Celebration will take place directly after the race at 8:00pm. All are welcome to watch the race and cheer on our participants.

*Note that MSJ 5K registration is separate from Family Weekend registration.

MSJ Bingo | 9:30 - 10:30pm

Sponsored by Residence Hall Council

Participate in a longstanding MSJ tradition, in which hundreds of students participate regularly throughout the year to win gift cards and other various prizes.


Saturday, September 24, 2016

Family Weekend Check In (and Continental Breakfast) | 8:00 - 10:00am

Bookstore Sale | 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sponsored by Follett

Want to give your student the perfect gift? Purchase your student a new MSJ sweatshirt for the Fall and other spirit wear items for your loved ones at 20% off! Sale is limited to one item per purchase.

Newport Gangster Tour | 9:00 – 11:45am

Sponsored by Residence Hall Council

"Explore the streets where the mob made their millions, gamblers lost their lives, and ladies of the night earned their reputations. Join our gangster guides for a raucous, high energy presentation inside an old casino to explain the historic significance of Newport, and discover how this little town gave birth to the modern day gaming industry." - American Legacy Tours

MSJ Cooking Show | 10:00 - 11:00am

Sponsored by AVI Food Systems

The Mount’s food service, AVI Food Systems, welcomes you to its second annual cooking show, presenting to you their favorite dishes. Samples of each dish will be provided to all in attendance.

Football Game Tailgate | 11:30am - 1:30pm

Sponsored by Residence Hall Council and Student Government Association

Come have fun, meet and mingle with our dedicated students, faculty and staff. Grilled items, pizza and beverages provided.

Football Game: Mount St. Joseph University v. Manchester University | 1:30 - 4:30pm

Sponsored by MSJ Athletics

Watch our Lions take on the Manchester University Spartans of North Manchester, IN.

Don't Tell Anna Improv Comedy Troupe | 7:00 - 8:30pm

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Come see Xavier University's family-friendly improv troupe. Warning: Gut-busting laughter most likely to occur!


Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mass at the Motherhouse Chapel | 9:30 – 10:30am

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity

The Sisters of Charity invite all Family Weekend attendees to come to Mass in their beautiful and historic Motherhouse Chapel.

MSJ/Motherhouse/Bayley Open House | 1:00 - 4:00pm

Mount St. Joseph University, the Sisters of Charity Motherhouse and Bayley retirement community are hosting an Open House for Family Weekend attendees and the Delhi Township community in celebration of the Township's bicentennial. Tours will be held at all locations with entertainment to take place at the Bayley campus.