Family Weekend 2023 September 22-24

Join us for activities throughout the weekend; come for one day or all three!

*This schedule is subject to change.*

Friday, September 22, 2023

8 p.m. | The New Jersey Shakespeare Theater presents: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett.

  • Performances throughout the weekend. Tickets can be purchased here.

8 p.m. – Midnight | Laser Tag | Crawford Hall

  • We invite you to play a game of laser tag vs. our students! All students and family weekend guests are invited.

Saturday, September 23, 2023

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Grab and go continental breakfast

  • Featuring light breakfast fare and beverages in the Ehinger Center (EC) lobby.

9:30 a.m. | Drew University Archives Tour

  • Meet at the Archives to see highlights from the collection such as the 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle, our first-edition King James Bible, a 16th-century witch-hunting manual, and our 3,000-year-old cuneiform brick that was recently discovered

10:00 a.m. | Drew Ghost Walk Through Campus

  • Ghost Stories in the Archives, then head to Mead Hall, Seminary Hall, outside the Shakespeare Theater, and end at Hoyt Hall. Tour ends by 11 a.m.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Drew Hillel’s Welcome Breakfast

  • All are welcome to enjoy breakfast with our Hillel organization!

12 p.m. | Parent & Family Roundtable | Ehinger Center, Crawford Hall; Rain Location: Ehinger Center Eatery

  • Join us for an open discussion and dialogue about how parents and family members can be in partnership with Drew to provide a wonderful student experience.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Family Weekend Fall Festival | Ehinger Center Patio & Lawn

  • We are hosting an afternoon of inflatable activities, games, fall crafts such as pumpkin painting, and food trucks for all Drew students and their families. Looking for an afternoon snack, then try out one of the three food trucks we’ll have at this year’s Fall Festival.
  • Tickets are required to eat at the food trucks. Free tickets can be picked up at the Fall Festival’s check-in table at the event.

Drew Ranger’s Athletic Events (featuring our current student-athletes!)

  • 1:00 p.m. Men’s Soccer (Ranger Stadium)
  • 3:30 p.m. Women’s Soccer (Ranger Stadium)

Sunday, September 24, 2023

10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Family Weekend Brunch | The Commons

  • Brunch during Family Weekend is a tradition we always look forward to! Enjoy our delicious brunch and see what The Commons has to offer. Students with meal plans should swipe into The Commons, while family members and guests will receive complimentary entrance to brunch.