Family Weekend

Student and her mother at Family WeekendWe’re all part of the Griz Family at Franklin College’s Family Weekend!

There’s no better way for you to feel like you are part of the Griz community than by attending Family Weekend 2019. Family Weekend is your chance to visit campus, attend fun activities, and spend the weekend with your student.

This year’s Family Weekend will take place Friday, March 15 through Saturday, March 16. Learn more in the official program brochure below.


There are plenty of fun activities to do during Family Weekend! This year’s planned activities include the annual Family Weekend Festival, trivia, wood sign workshop, exploring downtown Franklin, athletic events, Casino Night, Flavor of Franklin, and more!

Registration and Travel Information

Registration is now closed.

Planning on hosting any overnight guests in your residence hall room during Family Weekend? Students are permitted to have younger siblings in their rooms 24 hours a day, seven days a week! Please review the guest policy in the Student Handbook and register your guest on the Family Weekend registration form.

Contact Us

Questions about Family Weekend? We’re glad to help. If you have a question that you are unable to find the answer to on our website, please contact Judy Yarnell, at 317.738.8096 or email We are excited to see you in March!