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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2023 will be held September 15-17!

We are excited to welcome our Bluejay Parents and Families for Family Weekend 2023! Family Weekend offers opportunities to showcase your Bluejay pride and connect with your student's experience on campus. You can find the schedule of events listed below. Go Jays! 

Family Weekend Registration

The deadline for registration is Friday, September 8, 2023, or until spaces fill up. If you were unable to register, please look in the Schedule tab below for more information! 

There is a $35 base registration fee per person. The following items are included with your base registration: Bookstore Discount, Family Weekend Merchandise, Free Tours, Getting Blue BBQ, Men's Soccer Game, Family Reception, Sibling Program, and Family Weekend Brunch. The $35 will cover the base registration per person. Your current Creighton Student gets the base registration for free; for ticketed events, you must purchase a ticket for each member of the family including your Creighton Student. 

Although the majority of events are included in the $35 Family Weekend Registration, there are certain events that will include an additional charge. 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Creighton University sponsored events. If you have questions or need accommodations, please reach out to familyweekend@yjhm.net

Questions? Contact us at familyweekend@yjhm.net or at 402-280-5507.

Schedule of Events

Family Weekend Check-In 

  • 9:00am-3:00pm | Harper Center Atrium
  • 3:00pm-7:00pm | Morrison Stadium

* Either the Student or the Family Members can check-in for the weekend on Friday. If you are unable to attend check-in due to travel or other reasons, we encourage you to have your student check-in for you during the day.

Campus Tours | 10:00am-1:00pm | Harper Center Atrium | Free and open to all registered individuals

CL Werner Public Grand Opening and Tours | 3:00pm-5:00pm | CL Werner Center 

Getting Blue BBQ | 5:00pm-7:00pm | Morrison Stadium | Free and open to all registered individuals

Men's Soccer Game | 7:30pm | Morrison Stadium | Free and open to all registered individuals 

  • General Admissions Tickets will be provided at the game free of charge

Jaywalk by Creighton Students Union | 8:30am-10:30am | St. Johns Fountain

  • This event requires an additional registration. If you wish to participate, register here! 

Campus Tours | 10:00am-1:00pm | Harper Center Ground Floor | Free and open to all registered individuals

Family Reception | 3:00pm-4:30pm | Skutt Student Center Ballroom | Free and open to all registered individuals

Sibling Program | 3:00pm-4:30pm | Morrison Stadium | Free and open to all registered individuals

  • If you are traveling with kids, we will have inflatables, yard games, kickball and popsicles for them to enjoy while parents and families attend the family reception

Mass at St. Johns | 10:30am | St. Johns Church 

Family Weekend Brunch | 11:00am-1:00pm | Skutt Student Center | Free and open to all registered individuals

 

We encourage you to check out some of our Omaha favorites while in town! 

Be sure to check out Visit Omaha for more ideas of places to explore, shop, and eat while you're visiting! 

Registration is now closed, however, there are still several activities you can participate in throughout the weekend! 

There are lots of fun things to do in the Omaha area! Check out the "On Your Own Time" tab above to see some of our favorite local Omaha spots to visit over the weekend!

Travel and Lodging

If you're traveling from out of town, make sure to check out our discounted hotel rates around the area. You can find information on where to park during Family Weekend on the Parking website. Weekend parking is open and free in any lot on campus. Omaha is known for it's food scene, especially our Omaha Steakhouses! Find a new local favorite during your visit over the weekend! If you want to know our favorites, ask around, and we will have great recommendations!
My favorite part of Family Weekend was spending time with my daughter in her new world. It was great to have time dedicated to having family on campus.
— 2022 Family Weekend Participant
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