& Family Weekend

Oct. 11-13

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Homecoming 2019

Homecoming & Family Weekend

Oct. 11-13

Family Weekend

Don't miss Family Weekend, one of our favorite traditions. We have so much planned, including the Akron-Kent football game on Oct. 12.

A mother and daughter attending Family Weekend at The University of Akron

Schedule of events

Paint a pumpkin, make a tie-dye shirt, explore Akron's history, experience esports and more during Family Weekend, which coincides with Homecoming Weekend.

What's planned
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Let us know you’re coming! Sign up today to reserve your spot.

Register today
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Before the big game, join us at the Official Homecoming Tailgate from noon to 3 p.m. in the lot immediately east of the stadium.

Tailgate details
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Make it a weekend! Akron offers a variety of overnight accommodations, including some close to campus.

Hotel discounts
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During check-in, be sure to ask about a list of discounts around the Akron area for Family Weekend guests.

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T-shirts for you

Pre-orders are now closed. Visit Simmons Hall main lobby to purchase shirts during Family Weekend.