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April 2019


eSwatini Clinic Simulation

8:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Gym #1


"Freaky Friday"

7:30 p.m.
Thorne Performance Hall

Youth Pastor Networking Day

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Foster Hall


Goliards Concert at Quarry Chapel

3:00 p.m.
Quarry Chapel
10930 Quarry Chapel Road, Gambier, Ohio 43022

MVNYou Junior Visit Day

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

MVNU Main Campus

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Family Weekend

Welcome, MVNU families!

Family Weekend is an opportunity for families of Mount Vernon Nazarene University students to experience the rich variety of activities on campus and in Knox County.

Come and get a taste of what your student is experiencing at MVNU. Tour the campus, enjoy breakfast with other parents, attend athletic competitions, visit MVNU’s Schnormeier Gallery, eat a meal with students in the dining commons, enjoy the beauty of various sites in Mount Vernon and Knox County, and don’t miss the annual OAKtoberfest activities.

This annual gathering is an exciting time on campus and we look forward to seeing you.

Please register online as soon as possible to help us prepare for your visit. If you have any questions, contact Wendi Lahmon at, or call 740-397-9000, ext. 4602.

  • Friday
    • Grandparents’ Chapel
      • R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium, 10:20-11:15 a.m.
      • Attend chapel with your MVNU student.
    • Lunch
      • MVNU Dining Commons, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., $5.50 per guest (pay at the door)
    • Area Activities -- Classes are not canceled. Please talk with your student about their schedule for the day.
    • Instrumental Ensembles Concert
      • R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.
    • Parent Breakfast
      • President's Dining Room, Campus Center, 9-10 a.m., $5 per guest (registration required)
      • While your student is sleeping in, please join us for breakfast!
    • Lunch
      • MVNU Dining Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., $5.50 per guest (pay at the door)
    • Family Fall Festival Dinner
      • MVNU Dining Commons, 5-7 p.m., $7 per guest (pay at the door)
    • OAKtoberfest
      • Oakwood Lawn, 6-9 p.m.
      • A festival with all of the fall favorites!  The whole family is invited to enjoy fresh kettle corn, live music, pumpkin carving, and hayrides. $5 per guest (MVNU students are free)
  • Sunday
Oct. 19 2018 - Oct. 21 2018

MVNU Main Campus

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Contact Information:

  • Wendi Lahmon
  • 740-397-9000 ext. 4602

Event Type:

  • Student Life


Whether you’re pursuing God during chapel or discovering rich friendships at a treasured campus tradition, you’re preparing for a bright future. Your time at MVNU will get you more than a degree — it will illuminate every part of your life.

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