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. 

2017 Family Weekend

November 10-12, 2017
*Date change from previous publications. 

Registration is now closed. Please email

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 and food trucks are at personal cost. 

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

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 10

2:00-8:00 PM Family Weekend Check-in at the Charger Union

2:00-5:00 PM Student Service Open House 

7:07 PM UAH Hockey vs. Alaska Anchorage 

7:30 PM ACE Family Movie Night "Spiderman: Homecoming"

Saturday, November 11

8:00 AM Homecoming 5k Provided by the UAH Climbing Club. Register Here.

9:00-11:00 AM Family Weekend Check-in (Continues) at the Charger Union

12:00-3:00 PM Family Fun Day featuring inflatables, food trucks, make & takes, and live music!

12:00-3:00 PM Bleed Blue Blood Drive

2:00-4:00 PM Academic College Open Houses & Tours of Campus 

3:00 PM UAH Volleyball vs. West Alabama

7:07 PM UAH Hockey vs. Alaska Anchorage featuring the crowning of our Homecoming King & Queen

Sunday, November 12

9:00 AM  Brunch with UAH Administration 

10:00 AM Grab & Go Snacks and Photos with Charger Blue 

Family Weekend features:

  • Family Weekend Check-In with Family Weekend Prizes 
  • Visiting Student Service Areas 
  • UAH Hockey
  • UAH Volleyball 
  • ACE Family Movie Night
  • Family Fun Day 
  • Food Trucks & Vendors
  • Roving Artists & "Make & Takes"
  • Inflatables 
  • UAH Academic Open Houses 
  • Family Weekend Brunch 



Listing of Huntsville area accommodations



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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