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Family Weekend 2024

September 27th - September 29th, 2024

An opportunity for family members of Doane University students, faculty, and staff to fully immerse themselves in the culture of campus life and the Crete community.


Schedule of Events- keep checking for more events to be added!

September 27th
6:00pmDinnerDining Hall
4:00pm to 5:30pmBand Open RehearsalHeckman Auditorium
7:00pmMusic BingoDining Hall

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September 28th
9:00amMaterial Pick UpInformation Desk, Upper Level Perry Campus Center
9:00am-10:00amDonuts & CoffeeEast/West Dining 
10:00am-11:00amCampus ToursStart at Information Desk
11:00am to 1:00pmTailgate/LunchParking Lot F
12:15pmBand Tailgate PerformanceOutside of Fuhrer Fieldhouse
1:00pmFootball Game, Doane vs. NorthwesternMemorial Stadium
6:00pmDinnerDining Hall
 Possible Event at ISIS Theatre 

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September 29th
10:00amBrunchDining Hall

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Other Events and Activities for Families to Do

Family Scavenger Hunt (all day)

 College Heights Country Club- 50% off Golf, mention Doane Family Weekend, call (402) 826-4653 to reserve your tee time

Hotel Information

Make your reservations by Sept. 6th 2024 for a special rate!

Graduate Downtown Lincoln- 141 N 9th St, Lincoln NE 68508
Holiday Inn Lincoln Southwest - 2500 Tamarin Ridge Road, Lincoln, NE
Fairfield Inn- 3015 Betten Drive Crete, Nebraska 68333 (use code DUF for rate)


Contact Us

Brian Stutz, Director of Residential Life and Education

Brian Stutz - Director of Residential Life and Education

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Emily Hand, Assistant Director of Residence Life

Emily Hand - Assistant Director of Residence Life

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Guest and Meal Information
Guest and Meal Information
Each meal is $10 per person. If your student has a Doane meal plan, you do not have to register them or pay for their meals.
Other Information
Please order a shirt by Sept. 2 in order to guarantee your size. We will have extras, but we cannot promise we will have the size you need after that date.
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Each t-shirt is $15.
2 small, 1 medium, 3 XL, etc.
Shirts: 0
Meals: 0
Emergency Fund: No