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Friday, September 16th

8:00am-7:00pm- Family Weekend Information Desk Open

Office of Student Involvement, Predolin 242

8:30am-4pm- Attend a class!

Various Locations

5:00-7:00pm- Dinner on Your Own

Try one of Madison’s finest restaurants!

8:00-10:00pm- Outdoor Film: TBD

Dominican Hall Lawn
Rain Location: Anderson Auditorium, Predolin Hall

Saturday, September 17th

8am-12pm- Family Weekend Information Desk Open

Office of Student Involvement, Predolin 242

8:00am- 1:00pm- Shuttle to Farmer’s Market and State Street

Shuttle picks up in front of Sonderegger Science Center

8:30am-11:30am - Game Day Tailgate!

DeRicci Hall Parking Lot - FREE to all

2:00-4:00pm- Trip to Henry Vilas Zoo

Meet in Predolin Hall Lobby

4:30-7:00pm- Dinner on Your Own

Try one of Madison’s finest restaurants!

7:30-9:30pm- Evening Activity: TBD

Sunday, September 18th

10:00am-1:00pm- Family Weekend Brunch

Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

11:00-11:45am- Eucharist

St. Joseph Chapel, Regina Hall 

Edgewood College Family Weekend

Family Weekend (September 16-19, 2016) is a time for students, faculty and staff to host loved ones on campus. Family and friends are an integral part of the college community and play a crucial role in supporting your student.

Some events being planned for the weekend are attending a class with your student, welcome reception, University of Wisconsin - Madison's Fundamentally Sound concert, shuttle to Farmer's Market on Capital Square and State St., an annual Edgewood College Game Day Tailgate, family time and much more!  Additionally, you are welcome to stop by the Edgewood College Bookstore during their special Family Weekend hours to purchase Edgewood College gear! 

Any questions? Call the Office of Student Involvement at (608) 663-2244. Hope to see you there!

For more information, we can be reached at:

Office of Student Involvement Staff

Joseph Haferman, M.S.
Director of Student Involvement

Office of Student Involvement
1000 Edgewood College Dr.
Predolin 242
Madison, WI 53711
Main phone line – 608-663-2244
Toll free number – 1-800-444-4861


Hotel Information:

Please visit the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau for a comprehensive list of hotels/motels in the Madison area, as well as a listing of bed and breakfast establishments. 

Otherwise, Edgewood College has set up a block of rooms at the AmericInn Madison West for a rate of $84.90 per night.  Contact information for AmericInn Madison West is:

AmericInn Madison West

516 Grand Canyon Dr.
Madison, WI 53719
Phone (608) 662-1990
Edgewood College Rate = $84.90 plus tax
Block Name: Edgewood College Family Weekend