Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is designed to honor parents, grandparents, siblings, and all extended family members! Students and their families can participate in a variety of scheduled activities, enjoy campus, and explore the city of Huntsville. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to spend time together. 

2016 Family Weekend

October 21 - 23, 2016 
Registration is now closed.  Please email for questions. 
This year's Family Weekend will help conclude UAH Homecoming Week. 
Family Weekend Events are at no additional cost to students & their families. Reservation is required. 
Please note concessions, food trucks, and the 5K are at personal cost. 

Need directions to locations for Family Weekend events? View the UAH Campus Map.

Final Schedule of Events.Families can choose what events they would like to attend during the weekend. 

Friday, October 21
  • Family Weekend Check-In 2-9 p.m. 
  • Visit Student Service Areas (Open Office Hours) 1-5 p.m.
  • SGA "Trunk or Treat" 4-6 p.m.
  • UAH Volleyball 6 p.m.
  • UAH Hockey 7 p.m.
  • ACE Family Movie Night: "The Secret Life of Pets" 7:30 p.m. 
  • Charger Madness 10 p.m. 
Saturday, October 22
  • Women's Basketball 5K & Fun Run 8:00 a.m. Please register prior.
  • Family Weekend Check-In (Cont') 7-9 a.m. 
  • UAH Homecoming Parade 10 a.m.
  • Charger Carnival & Family Fun 12-4 p.m. 
    • Food Trucks
    • Roving Artists & "Make & Takes"
    • Inflatables 
  • UAH Academic Open Houses 12-2 p.m. 
  • UAH Volleyball 2 p.m. 
  • Hockey Game 7 p.m. *Crowning of Homecoming King & Queen 
Sunday, October 23
  • Family Weekend Brunch 10 a.m 



Listing of Huntsville area accommodations

UAH Family Rate:

Hilton Garden Inn, 4801 Governors House Drive. 


Bevill Conference Center & Hotel

550 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35816



Parent & Family Programs

Jenny Clifton

Assistant Director of Student life

Charger Union 201
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

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