Friday, May 4th

Attend Classes with a Student

OSU Campus

All Day

Join your student in going to classes for the day!


ROTC Joint Service Review

MU Quad | 10:00 AM

The annual Joint Service Review at OSU is a formal military parade that dates back as far as 1918, when the state governor reviewed soon to be officers during World War I. Cadets in all four branches of Oregon State University's Reserve Officer Training Corps will assemble in the MU quad for the annual Joint Service Review. This spring will mark the Centennial Anniversary (100 Years) of the event!


Design Showcase

Austin Hall Marketplace | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Come check out projects and portfolios of students in Interior Design, Apparel Design, Merchandising Management, and Design Management. This informal tabling event will be a showcase of the great things students are doing in the College of Business!


Lonesome Pottery Sale

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

Beautiful handmade pottery and glass for sale at bargain prices.


May the 4th be with You

McNary Dining Center | 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Stop by McNary Dining Center for a Star Wars themed meal, trivia and costumes!


Welcome Table

MU Concourse | 1:00 - 6:00 PM

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


2018 NROTC Spring Awards Ceremony

LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Room | 1:30 PM

Annual NROTC Awards Ceremony recognizing the achievements of Midshipmen in the Beaver Battalion and their contributions to the NROTC Program, Oregon State University, and the community as a whole.


Warm Up to Summer

Base of MU Stairs | 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join the OSU Summer Session team to learn about Oregon State summer classes and for FREE hot cocoa & lemonade, swag from the prize wheel and the chance to enter into a drawing for a $500 on-campus summer scholarship. Learn more about on-campus summer classes here or summer classes online here.


Golf Tournament

Trysting Tree Golf Course | 2:00 PM

Nine hole, 2-person scramble format with Men’s, Women’s, and Co-Rec Divisions. Shotgun start at 2:00 PM.  Must be registered by May 1st at 5:00 PM $80 per team. Fee includes greens fees, cart, practice range balls, and event shirt.


Breakthrough OSU

MU Horizon Room | 2:00 & 3:00 PM

Join OSU’s notable professors in a showcase of their incredible work on campus! At 2:00 Mas Subramanian Ph.D- Mind behind Crayola Color ‘Bluetiful’, 3:00 Ashley D'Antonio Ph.D-  Assistant Professor in Nature-Based Recreation Management. Free to all!


Paint Night

MU Multipurpose Room 13 | 3:00 & 7:30 PM

Join OSUPC and The Craft Center at the afternoon or evening class for a creative and fun time! No painting experience needed and all supplies included. Pre-Sale only, tickets can be purchased here.


Welcome Reception

MU Lounge | 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Join us for an official welcome to OSU Spring Family Weekend 2018! Enjoy refreshments while listening to speakers and jamming out with OSU’s A Cappella groups.


All University Sing 2018

Truax Indoor Practice Center | 7:00 PM (doors open at 5:30 PM)

All University Sing began in 1936, and is a musical singing competition where multiple teams comprised of fraternity and sorority members compete against one another for the first place trophy and bragging rights. Tickets can be preordered through our registration link, here.


Star Wars Movie Night

Arnold Dining Center | 8:00 - 11:00 PM

Family fun night. Come enjoy an evening of Star Wars adventures, snacks and prizes.


Star Party

Prothro Fields | 10:00 - 11:00 PM

Join the OSU Astronomy Club and Corvallis Parks & Recreation to learn from the experts and view the night sky!

Saturday, May 5th


MU Lounge | 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Enjoy a convenient brunch on campus surrounded by the whole family in the historical Memorial Union Lounge. Doors open at 9:00 AM with last call at 11:30 AM, buy tickets at the OSUPC Welcome Table or online here.

Welcome Table

MU Concourse | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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


Rafting Trip

North Santiam River | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A fun alternative to all the other Spring Family Weekend events! Whitewater Rafting on the North Santiam River. This run is one of the more popular boating trips in Oregon. This 7 mile stretch of river offers fun swirlies, riffles, rapids and wave trains for your adventurous family member! Pre-register at the ALI desk in Dixon, $60 each.


Tree and Flowering Shrub Walk

MU Steps | 9:00 AM

Experience the diverse and wonderful plants on our beloved OSU campus! Tour led by professor Pat Breen.


Flying Club Open House

Corvallis Airport | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

We will be giving 20 minute airplane rides over campus available to everyone! Each plane seats four people and costs $20 per person. We are also having a barbecue with free burgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers. The flying club is open to all members of the OSU and LBCC communities (students, faculty, staff, alumni). No registration required, sign up is on a first-come first-served basis. To find more information about the club, click here.


Pistol Club Fundraiser Shoot

OSU Anderson & Keeling Memorial Target Range (SE corner of McAlexander Fieldhouse) | 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Learn firearms safety and how to shoot bullseye pistol. Space is limited; for preregistration and event details please click here.


Art Festival

MU Brick Mall | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Original and handmade or homegrown items from local vendors. You can find many art pieces, creative designs for your home and garden, clothing, jewelry and much more!



Dixon Lower Gym Court 1 | 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Free when attending with a student with a valid OSU ID.


Pet Day

Magruder Hall | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pet day activities include a petting zoo, animal displays and demonstrations, fun/walk (with or without your pet), tours of the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital, teddy bear surgery, pet costume contest and many more exhibits and activities for families. To find more information and register for the Fun Run click here.


Memorial Union Tours

MU Steps | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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


OSU TRIGA Reactor and Radiation Center Tours

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

The Radiation Center open house features two guided tours: a 30 minute tour of the Oregon State TRIGA Reactor, and a 45 minute tour of three of our active test facilities. Located at 35th and Jefferson, the last tour will begin at 12:30 PM. We require all bags, cell phones, and cameras be checked with the receptionist.


Family Photos

MU 109 |10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Get a picture with the whole family to celebrate visiting your loved ones! Free when you register online, link to be posted soon.


5K Fun Run and Walk

Avery Park | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Put on your running shoes and join us for the Spring Family Weekend 5K through beautiful Avery Park. Recreational runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in this fun and free event for the Oregon State community. Please arrive at 10:15 AM to allow enough time for registration, course familiarization and warm up. Register by May 4th at 2:00 PM here.


Beaver Store Block Party

OSU Beaver Store | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join the OSU Beaver Store on the street in front of the store for wine, food, and fun! There will be food trucks, the Smile Photo Booth, music, and Beaver Gear sales.


Cultural Cuisine Cook- Off

MU 103 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

More details coming soon!


Quad Fest & Performances

MU Quad | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Soak up some sun in the MU Quad with hourly performers, food trucks, and activities!

OSU Craft Center Special Events

Student Experience Center- Craft Center at Basement Level | 11 AM - 4 PM

The Craft Center will have multiple craft workshops throughout the day for OSU Students and their weekend guests. These have limited spaces so Pre-Registration is strongly recommended. Registration opens April 9. Workshop are fee based, with different start times and running lengths. All materials, tools and instruction are provided. Drop-in T-shirt Screen Printing and Free Photo Booth 11 AM - 2 PM. A complete schedule available here.


OSU 150 Campus Open House

Various Locations  | 1- 4 PM

Help celebrate OSU's 150th anniversary by exploring more than a dozen campus buildings that are usually locked on the weekends. Download the OSU150 phone app and play the scavenger hunt to earn prizes! Map of locations and lists of buildings with activities will be posted soon and available at the OSUPC Welcome Table.


Made @ OSU Market

Between Buxton and Weatherford Hall | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Explore products made right here on campus in our DamLab Makerspace! From mugs to t-shirts and succulents to vinyl graphics, shop many great products and see the creativity of our first-year College of Business students.


Society of Women Engineers Tea

Johnson Hall Room 221 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM

A fun event for families and students to enjoy an afternoon tea with a keynote speaker, silent auction, and delicious treats to support women in engineering. To reserve your $15 ticket, contact


Outspoken A Capella Show

Milam Auditorium | 3:00 & 9:00 PM

OSU’s Premier All-Male A Cappella Group “Outspoken” is showcasing two music concerts during Spring Family Weekend. These shows are for families to enjoy contemporary, all vocal music; singing songs from today’s top charts and all-time classics.


Comedy Show

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

Join comedian Jermaine Fowler headlining show at 6:30 and 9:00 PM. Tickets and more information can be found at here.


Craft N’Care

SEC Lobby | Time TBD

Craft N' Care allow students and their families to create crafts for sponsored community organizations. Many community partners request specific crafts throughout the year including, food mats for Meals on Wheels, doggie bow ties for Heartland Humane Society and much more!




MU Ballroom | 10:00 - 11:00 AM

End the weekend with a relaxing morning of yoga! $5 per person, mats will not be provided.


Rifle Club Fundraiser Shoot

OSU Anderson & Keeling Memorial Target Range (SE corner of McAlexander Fieldhouse) | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

OSU Rifle Club is hosting a rifle target shooting event. Any student with their OSU ID is invited to shoot competitions against their family and friends at the rifle club range. No prior experience is necessary to participate in this event. For sign up and questions please email the club at


Equestrian Hunter-Jumper Team Spring Schooling Show

Inavale Farms | 9:00 AM

Join the OSU Equestrian Hunter-Jumper Team this weekend for our annual jumper show! We will have great riders from all skill levels, and hope to provide everyone with an enjoyable show experience.

All Weekend


Free Fit Pass Classes

Dixon Recreation Center | All day

BODYPUMP®, Yoga, and Cycling classes and more available during family weekend when attending with a student with a current Fit Pass. See Fit Pass Schedule for a list of classes, days and times.


Free Access to Dixon

Dixon Recreation Center | All day

Access to weight and cardio rooms, basketball courts, the pool and more when with a student with a valid OSU ID.


MU Basement

All day

Come in and bowl or play pool with your family. The first bowling game is free for parents!


OSU Softball vs. University of Washington

OSU Softball Complex

Friday: TBD, Saturday: TBD, Sunday: 12:00 PM