Kick off the weekend with a welcome breakfast for your family at the Parents Resource Fair in the Havener Center on Saturday morning prior to the Celebration of Nations Parade.

Choose Your Own Adventures with your student! Enjoy the Welcome Breakfast, utilize the Family Resource Fair, experience international food, music and culture at Celebration of Nations, cheer on the Miners, and more!

Watch for additional events to be added.

Registration

Registration is June 15 through September 15, 2024.

  • Family Weekend registration fee is $10 per family.
  • Welcome Breakfast cost only $5 per person.
  • Additional admission is required for some weekend events.

[ Available June 15 ]

Schedule of Events

Parents and families are welcome to attend these special events!

5:00 - 9:00pm - Missouri S&T Equinox and Wellness Fair @ Gale Bullman Building, (Moved indoors - please use the doors on the south side of Gale Bullman next to the S&T Fitness Center.)  

5:30 - 7:00pm - Missouri S&T New Student Convocation @ Gale Bullman Building, Gibson Arena.  For those who cannot attend, a live stream option will be available on the S&T Facebook page and on Zoom.

6:45 - 8:00pm - Free food to 2000 people

7:45 - 8:03pm - Equinox Celebration with Fireworks Display

Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, Popcorn

30 booths about academic well-being; social well-being; mental well-being and community well-being with swag, drawings and prizes, decorate frisbees, play games and make your wellness stickers.  Visit with Joe Miner, play a game, find a new club to join or intramural sport, talk with the college deans or departments, learn about the Holocaust Exhibit, or where to chill and get help with your studies.

Glamour & Gatsby, hosted by Missouri S&T Aerial Dance & Swing Club. Enjoy a beginner's dance lesson and a live band. (More information to come.)

7 p.m. - S&T Men's Soccer Game vs. Davenport @ Missouri S&T Soccer Field

8 - 10:30 a.m. - Welcome Breakfast and Parents Resource Fair @ Havener Center Atrium. (Breakfast is $5 per person).

11 a.m. - Parade of Nations

12 - 4 p.m. - Celebration of Nations Live Music and Entertainment, International Food and Craft Vendors, Celebrate Talent, Celebrate Fashion, Cultural Displays, and Kid's Korner (STEM Around the Globe) @ Rolla Bandshell and Festival Lots (E. 9th Street). 

6 p.m. - Missouri S&T Football Game vs. Quincy @ All-Good Bailey Stadium (Additional admission required.)

7:30 p.m. - Mo' Funny, Less Problems by Second City Touring Company @ Leach Theatre. (Additional admission required.)

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Dine with your student @ Thomas Jefferson Dining Hall. Enjoy a scrumptious all-you-can-eat meal! (Price of meal TBA.)

 

Friday, September 20

Russell House Fundraising Golf Tournament & Silent Auction @ Oak Meadows Country Club, 9 a.m.

Saturday, September 21

Rolla Saddle Club Fun Show @ the Rolla Saddle Club, 2 p.m.

Jake Saunders Memorial 5K, St. James, 9 a.m.

Sunday, September 22

Route 66 Missouri Motor Tour, downtown Rolla, 12 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Hotels & Parking

These hotels are offering a limited number of discounted non-smoking rooms for Family & Friends Weekend. Please contact each hotel at their listed number to reserve a room by their deadline, and ask about options for room substitution, additional guests, cancellation policy, breakfast and other amenities.

Be sure to specify you are coming for Missouri S&T Family & Friends Weekend!

  • Baymont Inn & Suites - $94.99+ tax, both king and double queen rooms are available. Reserve before Aug. 20, 2024 by calling 573-364-7000.
  • Comfort Suites - $115.00+ tax for king and $125.00+ tax for double queen rooms. Reserve before Aug. 20, 2024 by calling 573-368-4300.
  • Days Inn & Suites - $84.99+ tax, both king and double queen rooms are available. Reserve before Aug. 20, 2024 by calling 573-426-5060.
  • Hampton Inn - $179.00+ tax for double queen rooms. Reserve before Aug. 20, 2024 by calling 573-308-1060.
  • Holiday Inn Express - $179+ tax, both king & double queen rooms are available. Reserve before August 2, 2024 by calling 573-426-2900.
  • Quality Inn - $90.00+ tax, for double queen rooms. Reserve before Aug. 20, 2024 by calling 573-364-8200.
  • Super 8 - $89.00+ tax, both king and double queen rooms are available. Reserve before Jul. 20, 2024 by calling 573-426-6688.

Additional hotels in the Rolla area may offer discounts to Missouri S&T families. Be sure to ask at registration.

Please pardon our construction dust at our growing campus. Allow plenty of time to park and walk to events, and don't forget to pack your comfy walking shoes!

Celebration of Nations

Thank you to the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce for your support of Family and Friends Weekend!