Please check back regularly as we will be continuously updating the schedule as the weekend approaches.



Attend Classes with a Student

OSU Campus | All Day

Join your student in going to classes for the day!


Lonesome Pottery Sale

MU Trysting Tree Lounge | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Handmade pottery and glass for sale at bargain prices!


Music a la Carte: Ann Kosanovic-Brown

Memorial Union Lounge | 12:00 to 1:00 pm

This free concert series presents Ann Kosanovic-Brown on Bassoon, a tradition that has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969.


Fall Family Weekend Golf Tournament

Trysting Tree Golf Course | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

$80 per team, sign up by Tuesday, November 14th by 6:00 PMat the Recreation Services desk in Dixon.


Welcome Table

MU Concourse | 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Come find out about all the events happening during Fall Family Weekend, purchase merchandise, ask questions, and meet the team coordinating the weekend!


Warm Up to Summer

MU Quad | 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Plan for your best summer ever and join the OSU Summer Session team for FREE hot cocoa, swag from the prize wheel and the a drawing for a $500 summer scholarship.


Welcome Reception

MU Lounge | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Join us for an official welcome to OSU Fall Family Weekend 2017! Enjoy refreshments while listening to speakers and jamming out with OSU’s A Capella groups, Divine, Outspoken and PowerChord.


ICSP and Global Beavers Team Cultural Expo

Student Experience Center Open Lounge Area | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join talented OSU international students that will bring the world culture to you through fun cultural display and games and see what this group has to offer the community! 


Comedy Show

LaSells Stewart Center | 6:30 PM & 9:00 PM

We are thrilled to bring you three hilarious comedians co-headlining this year's Comedy Show Mike E Winfield, Dan Cummins and Jay Larson co-headlining shows at 6:30 PM and 9:30 PM. Tickets and more information can be found here. Light desserts and refreshments will be served.


After Dark Presents: Family Game Night

Dixon Recreation Center | 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM

This is not your ordinary Family Game Night; it’s so much more! There is something for the whole family including trivia, life-sized games, inflatable soccer, crafts, prizes, and food. Come on out and join the fun!


OSU v. ASU Football Game | Reser Stadium | 12:00 PM

OSU vs. Arizona State football game! Go Beavs!


Football Viewing Party

MU Horizon Room | 12:00 PM

Cheer on the beavers against Arizona State in the comfort of our own home, the Memorial Union!


Special Pottery & Craft Workshops

OSU Craft Center | All Day

Pre-registration required with limited spacing, sign-up and get more details at the Craft Center in the Student Experience Center. Schedule and registration opens on October 15th.


Oregon State Flying Club Open House

Corvallis Municipal Airport | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

20 minute airplane rides over campus for $20 per person and sign up is a first-come first-served basis. There will also be a BBQ with free food and is open to the public. For any questions, email flyingclub@oregonstate.edu.


Corvallis Farmers’ Market

First Street and Jackson Avenue| 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Take a stroll downtown through the Farmers’ Market and enjoy locally produced goods from the Corvallis community.


Challenge the Family

Challenge Course off Jefferson | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

$20 per person for students and their families. Sign up ahead of time and get more information at the Adventure Leadership Institute desk in Dixon.


Welcome Table

MU Concourse | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Come find out about all that is happening during Fall Family Weekend, purchase merchandise, ask questions, and meet the team coordinating the weekend!


Fall Family Rafting

McKenzie River | 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Add some adventure to your weekend! Register at the Adventure Leadership Institute (ALI) desk in Dixon. Participants will meet at the ALI desk prior to the trip and is $60 per person.


DAM FAM Brunch

MU Lounge | 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Enjoy a convenient brunch on campus for the entire family in the historical Memorial Union Lounge. Doors open at 9 am with last call at 11:30 AM, $12 tickets can be bought at OSUPC Welcome Table.


OSUPC & RHA Family Tailgate 

SEC Plaza | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us for a family friendly tailgater prior to the football game. Enjoy FREE food and fun featuring Olde Tyme Kettle Korn, Beaver Classic Cheese, hot chocolate & cider, and other exciting booths to explore. See more details about this event at the bottom of this page.

Wave Lab Open House

O.H Hindsdale Wave Research Labratory | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

The open house features a 15-20 minute guided tour highlighting active research projects and the specialized equipment that makes this research possible. The wave lab is located west of 35th st on Jefferson.


Family & I Photos

MU 209 | 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Come get a professional photo with the whole family! $10 for one photo, $18 for two.


Memorial Union Tours

MU Steps | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Come take a guided tour of the Memorial Union, including hidden spaces. Tours will leave at the top of each hour, at the top of the MU steps with the last tour leaving at 1:00 PM. 


College of Business DAMlab

Buxton Hall DAMlab | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

The College of Business invites you to tour OSU’s makerspace, The DAMlab. Come see where students tinker, make, and explore using a variety of fabrication tools, from 3D printers and CNC machines to laser engravers and vinyl cutters.  Light refreshments will be provided.


LGBTQ+ Pride Families Open House

Pride Center | 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

An open house for families with LGBTQ+ members and all loved ones of LGBTQ+ students. Drop in to check out the Pride Center, enjoy snacks, and meet other students, friends, and families.

Special Collections and Archives Research Center

5th Floor of Valley Library | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join the Library for an open house in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center! Have fun finding your family in a yearbook, or play OSU history bingo at 1:30 PM and 3:00 PM, plus many more activities!


Movie Night - The Blind Side

MU Horizon Room | 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Watch the Blind Side and play board games surrounded by the whole family!


A Cappella Sing-Off

Milam 206 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Rock out with Oregon State’s own A Cappella Groups along with other local groups as they take the stage and sing some of your favorite tunes! Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 for college students & for seniors, $7 to general public starting at 8:30 (both cash and card accepted).  

OSU Basketball Game | Gill Coliseum | 8:00 PM
OSU v. WSU Volleyball | 10:00 AM


Special Pottery & Craft Workshops

OSU Craft Center | All Day

Pre-registration required with limited spacing, sign-up and get more details at the Craft Center in the Student Experience Center. Schedule and registration opens on October 15th.


Radiation Center Facility Tours

Radiation Center | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

The Radiation Center open house features a 20 minute guided tour of the various active test facilities including the Oregon State TRIGA Reactor. Located at 35th and Jefferson near the construction.





Weekend Registration

Please register online at here to receive a complimentary family photo, available to you at the Welcome Table in the Memorial Union.

MU Basement

First bowling game for parents is FREE and starting at 9 PM Friday & Saturday there will be cosmic bowling. Along with bowling there will be pool tables and access to the Beaver Den! The MU Basement will be open Friday 2 p.m. to midnight, Saturday 12 p.m. to midnight and Sunday 12 PM to 8 PM


Embroidered Identities

Austin Hall, Room 242

The College of Business Design Programs’ Historic and Cultural Textile and Apparel Collection will be on display. Austin Hall will be open Friday 7 AM to 10 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 8 PM, Sunday 10 AM to 10 PM.


Red Zone Campaign

Valley Library Quad

From November 13 - November 20, the flags posted in the Valley Library quad represent the number of sexual assaults reported during 2016 in Oregon. The Women’s Centers flag installment seeks to inform students of their resources while prompting conversations regarding sexual assault between members of the OSU community and their support systems.


Free Access to Dixon

Dixon Recreation Center

Free access all weekend to Dixon Recreation Center and McAlexander Fieldhouse for friends and family who come with a student who has a valid OSU ID.

Free Fit Pass Classes

Dixon Recreation Center

Friends and family can attend Fit Pass Classes for free when attending with a Fit Pass holding student. Check out Fit Pass Classes schedule at recsports.oregonstate.edu/schedule.



Located in the SEC Plaza | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


RHA Tailgate Feed:

Chow down on free Bratwursts, baked beans and coleslaw (vegetarian and halal options available) courtesy of the Residence Hall Association.


DAMChic “Who’s Got Spirit” Competition:

Come join DAMchic Magazine and show off your spirit! Whoever is best dressed in OSU Beaver gear will win a prize, so come stop by and get your photos taken.


OSUPC Hot Drink Table:

Warm up with the Program Council with Hot Chocolate, Apple Cider and Coffee for $2, or free when you purchase a Family Weekend Mug.


External Food Vendors:

Visit Olde Tyme Kettle Korn, Beaver Classic Cheese and Flour’d Apron for some of their unique & local delicacies.


College Club Representatives:

Learn about just a few of our academic colleges at OSU and all of their accomplishments!