Family Weekend - Fall 2023

North Central College invites you to attend Family Weekend 2023, a campus-wide celebration in honor of parents, grandparents, and all extended family. This unique weekend experience will provide your family the opportunity to explore the College and everything it has to offer. 

Registration can be found here. Please check back as the date approaches for more schedule details. 

Transportation and Hotel Partners

Get discounted rates with our hotel partners!

North Central College has an agreement with the Naperville hotels to offer discounted rates to all friends and family of the school. Whether you are visiting, attending a sporting event, or seeing a play, one of our partner hotels can accommodate you. 

Campus Map

Navigate the campus by following this map!

Check out Downtown Naperville

Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 6

Event Check-In

4:00 - 8:00 PM, Jefferson Lawn

Join us on Jefferson Lawn at the Volleyball Tailgate to pick up your NCC Family Weekend swag bag, your purchased tickets, and the full schedule for Family Weekend activities. Stay and hang out for games, music, food, and fun!

Trolley Tours for 50-Year Classes

3:00 - 4:00 PM, Wentz Concert Hall & Fine Arts Center

Art Gallery

4:00 - 8:00 PM, Schoenherr Gallery, Wentz Fine Arts Center

Volleyball Tailgate

3:00 - 6:30 PM,  Jefferson Lawn 

Join the NCC Cardinal Crew for the Volleyball Tailgate! We will have carnival games, music, food, prizes, giveaways, and more! We will then walk down to the Women’s Volleyball game together! 

Enjoy Dinner in Downtown Naperville

5:00 - 7:00 PM

See the map of Downtown Naperville in your schedule.

Women’s Volleyball Match vs. Concordia University Chicago

7:00 PM, Gregory Arena, Merner Field House

Homecoming Concert

8:00 PM, Wentz Concert Hall Saturday,

October 7, 2023

Women’s Soccer Game vs. Carthage College

11:00 AM, Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium

Coffee Lab Open House 

11:00 - 2:00 PM, 309 E. School St.

Stop by for a signature latte!

Trolley Tours

11:00 - 2:00 PM, Wentz Concert Hall & Fine Arts Center

First-Gen Family Photos

11:00 - 12:00 PM, Old Main Lawn

Multicultural Student Center Open House

12:00 PM, Multicultural Student Center (upstairs in the Harold & Eva White Activities Center)

Family Weekend Check-In

1:00 - 4:00 PM, Res/Rec West Lawn

Pick up your NCC Family Weekend swag bag, your purchased tickets, and the full schedule of Family Weekend activities. 

Men’s Soccer Game vs. Carthage College

1:00 PM, Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium

Homecoming Bags Tournament

2:00 PM, Athletic Practice Fields

Sponsored by the Wrestling Program

Homecoming Fest & Dinner

3:00 - 6:00 PM, Res/Rec West Lawn

Oktoberfest Beer & Wine Tasting

3:00 - 6:00 PM, Res/Rec West Lawn

Football Game vs. Carroll University

6:00 PM, Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium


9:00 PM, Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium

Sunday, October 8

Worship Service

10:00 AM, Koten Chapel, Kiekhofer Hall

Message by Rev. Jim Kellerman ’73

Sunday Brunch

11:00 AM, Kaufman Dining Hall