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Parent and Family Weekend Registration

Parent and Family Weekend 2018 is scheduled for October 19-21.  The weekend is designed to offer parents and families a glimpse into the campus lives of their students. Through receptions with faculty and staff, classroom lectures, extracurricular activities, special behind the scenes tours, and an exciting game watch party, parents will share in the Buckeye experience.  
Note - Registration will open in late August.
The cost structure for Parent and Family Weekend is a la carte.  This includes a flat fee to attend the weekend and costs associated with attending some events.  Most events and activities are included in the flat fee.  
PFW Registration Charges (to be paid for anyone wishing to attend Parent and Family Weekend)
  • Adults - $15 per person
  • Non-OSU Students (siblings or friends who are enrolled in school, college, high school, etc.) - $10 per person
  • OSU Student - $5 per person
  • Under the age of 5 - FREE

This cost includes registration materials, a continental breakfast on Saturday, tours (including the stadium tour - FRIDAY ONLY), and attendance at most events.  This cost does not including parking, which is paid on your own.

On-Site Registration for Parent and Family Weekend

At this time, registration for Parent and Family Weekend is closed.  Advanced registration will open in late August 2018.  If you have any questions, contact our office via email at

PFW Schedule

We are finalizing our schedule for 2018 and will post information on-line once we have more detail.     

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If you have additional questions about Parent & Family Weekend, please call 614-292-9153 or email us at

Take care and Go Bucks!