Family Weekend

Parents, grandparents, siblings, spouses, children and all family members are invited to Davis & Elkins College for Family Weekend! Come and enjoy our warm and welcoming campus community with a variety of activities.

We have provided a list of area accommodations on our website to help you plan your visit. You may also want to download a copy of the Family Weekend brochure that includes the schedule and registration information.

Friday, October 10

8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

College Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Big Red ChairMadden Student Center

12:00–6:30 p.m.

Registration & Welcome Desk Open

Madden Student Center

4:00–6:00 p.m.

The Naylor Center for Teaching and Learning Open House & Reception

Enjoy a friendly reception with members of The Naylor Center staff and learn more about what the Center has to offer.

Albert Hall, 2nd floor

4:00-6:00 p.m.Career Services Open HouseLiberal Arts Hall, 2nd floor

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Big Red Chair

Madden Student Center

8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

Campfire, S’mores & Bingo

Bring chairs and join us around the fire to make s’mores in front of Madden Student Center and join us for Bingo with a chance to win D&E prizes.

Madden Student Center

(Bingo in Timms Lounge)


Saturday, October 11

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Registration & Welcome Desk Open

Madden Student Center

9:00–10:00 a.m.

Breakfast with the President

Timms Lounge, Madden Student Center

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

College Bookstore Open

Madden Student Center

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Parent Q&A Session

Dining Room, Halliehurst

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Tour of The Stirrup Gallery, including The Darby Collection

Myles Center for the Arts

2:00 p.m.

D&E Paintball

Veterans Paintball Field
3:00 p.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Ursuline College

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields
4:00-8:00 p.m.

Miniature Golf (9 holes)

Lake Tolstead (near Eshelmen Science Center)

Rain location: Myles Center for the Arts

8:00 p.m.

Name That Tune

Timms Lounge, Madden Student Center


Sunday, October 12

9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Hike at Blackwater Falls

Take a 45 minute journey to see beautiful Blackwater Falls and enjoy the overlook at Lindy Point and Table Rock. Led by Instructor of Adventure Recreation Tom Tesar. Meet on Halliehurst porch at 8:45 a.m. Please bring water and appropriate clothing and shoes. Boxed lunch will be provided.
meet at Halliehurst
11:00 a.m.

Family Weekend Church Service

Worship hosted by Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, next to the Iron Horse statue at the campus entrance. Everyone welcome, come as you are.

Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church

3:00 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. California University of Pennsylvania

Nuttall Field, Allen Athletic Fields

Schedule subject to change.