Schedule of Events

The schedule for Family Weekend 2018 is available and we are looking forward to welcome you to campus as a member of the Bellarmine community!

**Please note: due to limited capacities advanced registration is required for this event**

Friday, September 28

Check-In and Registration: Stop by the Owsley B. Frazier Stadium to check-in, enter to win a family giveaway and stay for the games if you wish! This station will be open from 3 - 7 p.m. on Friday evening.

Soccer Tailgate:
 Join the Bellarmine community outside of Frazier Stadium from 1 - 7 p.m. for free food and drinks.

Women's Soccer Game: Cheer on the Knights as they take on Quincy University. Kick-off is at 3:55 p.m. in Owsley B. Frazier Stadium.

Men's Soccer Game: Cheer on the Knights as they take on Quincy University at 6:30 p.m. in Owsley B. Frazier Stadium

Residence Hall Mixers: Stop by your student's campus residence hall to for fun and games and to learn more about our residential experience. Each hall will have a fun snack available from 8 - 9 p.m.

Late Knight Movie: Join us at 9 p.m. in the campus Quad for a special outdoor showing of the new release Incredibles 2! Light refreshments and chairs will be provided; attendees are welcome to bring blankets or their own chairs too. **Rain Location will be Frazier Hall.

Saturday, September 29

Continued Registration and Check-In: If you were not able to make it to check-in on Friday night, you are able to collect your information packet and any additional tickets from 8 - 10 a.m. in Frazier Hall. 

Family 5k Fun Run: Start your day with a win! Bellarmine's Family Weekend Fun Run will start at 8:30 a.m. in front of Knights Hall. Registration is available on site from 7:30 - 8 a.m. There is no fee to enter, all are welcome in this walk/run 3 mile loop!

Greater Louisville Cross-Country Invitational: Cheer on the Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams as they compete in the 17th annual Greater Louisville Invitational. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park.

Opening Brunch & Welcome: Join the Bellarmine faculty and staff to kick-off Family Weekend with a brunch and remarks from President Donovan. The brunch will begin at 10 a.m. in Frazier Hall.

Louisville Excursions:  

  • Louisville Zoo
  • Buillet Bourbon Experience Distillery Tours
  • Volunteer Projects with Dare to Care Food Bank or Olmsted Parks
  • Explore Louisville on Your Own

Afternoon Activities:

  • Bingo - stop by Frazier Hall from 3-4:30 p.m. for a few rounds of Bingo
  • BU Game Show - put your Bellarmine knowledge to the test during the BU Game Show from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Palio

Cohort Receptions: Join your student's cohort for a special reception to meet their classmates, other families, and the faculty and staff assisting with the cohort. All receptions will be from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in select locations around campus.

  • Alumni and Legacies Reception - Alumni Legacy Room 
  • Honors Program Reception - Centro Atrium 
  • Learning Communities Reception - Cralle Foyer 
  • Office of Identity and Inclusion Reception - Centro 1st floor Foyer
  • Pioneer Scholars Reception - Hilary's
  • Student-Athletes Reception - Knights Hall Lobby

Evening Activities:

  • Twilight Racing at Churchill Downs: This special event includes special patio seating, games and activities, the BU Knight Mascot, a special Bellarmine race and signature Bellarmine cocktail at the cash bars. This is an event you won't want to miss!

Sunday, September 30

Catholic Mass: Join the Bellarmine community for Sunday Mass at Our Lady of the Woods Chapel at 10:30 a.m.

Women's Soccer Game: Cheer on the Knights as they take on the University of Illinois Springfield. Kick-off is at noon in Owsley B. Frazier Stadium. 

Men's Soccer Game: Watch the Knights take on the University of Illinois Springfield at 2:30 p.m. in Owsley B. Frazier Stadium. 

4th Annual Arthur M. Walters Benefit Concert: A musical tribute to veterans featuring regional and local artists. The concert will benefit scholarship, youth arts and development programs, and sickle cell research. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in Bellarmine's Amy Cralle Theater. Concert tickets will be available for purchase at the door - $5 for Bellarmine students and guests under the age of 18 and $20 for all other guests. Please contact Linh Nguyen at if you have any questions regarding the concert.


If you have any questions, please contact Natasha Begin at 502.272.8060 or email at