Family & Friends Weekend 2017

Family Weekend will take place during the spring semester for the 2018-19 academic year. Dates and schedule will be available soon!

» Family & Friends Weekend is an opportunity for parents, siblings, and friends to experience a slice of Mount Mercy life. Join us for a weekend full of fun events—and while you’re here, we urge you to explore all Cedar Rapids has to offer!

Schedule of Events


Registration & Packet Pick Up
2–6:30 PM | Sisters of Mercy University Center Commons

  • You or your MMU student can pick up your tickets, schedule, and shirts.


Comedy Magician Trent James
7:30 PM | McAuley Theater

Comedy magician Trent James brings a fresh feel to the classic magic show.

Trent’s high-energy performance combines mind-boggling magic with gut-busting humor, earning rave reviews in over 20 states. Trent is quickly becoming one of the top magicians in the country, having received over a dozen high honor awards, as well as being the youngest recipient of The Milbourne Christopher Award.


Grand Opening of the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex
1–2 PM | Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex, 651 19th St. NE

Women’s Soccer vs. Benedictine College
2–4 PM | Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex

Party on the Plaza!
2–4 PM | Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex

  • Enjoy music, snacks, and games at the new complex!


Men’s Soccer vs Benedictine College
4:30–6:30 PM | Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex

Family Bowling
7–9 PM | Cedar Rapids Bowling Center, 265 Blairs Ferry Rd NE

  • Come out for some free family fun at our local bowling alley! Games and shoe rentals are included in your tickets. We will also be giving away some MMU Swag!


Campus Service Project
1–3 PM

  • Join students and alumni for a community service event on campus! More information coming soon.


Register Today! 

Family & Friends Weekend tickets are just $20/person; children under 10 are free!

Please note: Your MMU student will also need a ticket for the weekend. To guarantee a shirt, registration should be completed by Friday, September 15. However, we will accept registrations up until Wednesday, September 27. 


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