Friends and Family Weekend

September 22 - 24, 2023

Registration Details

To be announced.

Schedule of Events

A fun-filled weekend is being planned for you and your student to enjoy! Events will include Celebration of Nations, a Missouri S&T Football Game and more!  Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

Parents and families are welcome to attend these special events!

5:00 - 9:00pm - Missouri S&T Equinox and Wellness Fair @ Gale Bullman Building, (Moved indoors - please use the doors on the south side of Gale Bullman next to the S&T Fitness Center.)  

5:30 - 7:00pm - Missouri S&T New Student Convocation @ Gale Bullman Building, Gibson Arena.  For those who cannot attend, a live stream option will be available on the S&T Facebook page and on Zoom.

6:45 - 8:00pm - Free food to 2000 people

7:45 - 8:03pm - Equinox Celebration with Fireworks Display

Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, Popcorn

30 booths about academic well-being; social well-being; mental well-being and community well-being with swag, drawings and prizes, decorate frisbees, play games and make your wellness stickers.  Visit with Joe Miner, play a game, find a new club to join or intramural sport, talk with the college deans or departments, learn about the Holocaust Exhibit, or where to chill and get help with your studies.

Afternoon - Various departmental open houses, tours, or other events

8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Welcome Brunch and Parents Resource Fair @ Havener Center

11 a.m. - Celebration of Nations Parade 

12 - 4 p.m. - Celebration of Nations Live Music and Entertainment, International Food and Craft Vendors, Cultural Displays @ the Rolla Bandshell (E. 9th Street). 

6 p.m. - Missouri S&T Football Game vs. Wayne State.


9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Dine with your student @ Thomas Jefferson Dining Hall


Broken Oak Fall Market on the Farm, an open-air vintage and handmade market, will feature vendors, food trucks, live music, and plenty of fall vibes. Located at 15751 State Route F, Rolla.

  • Friday, September 23, 3:00pm - 7:30pm ($10 Admission, Kids are Free)
  • Saturday, September 24, 9:30am - 2:00pm ($5 Admission, Kids are Free)



Hotel Information

There are a variety of hotels in the Rolla area which may offer discounts to Missouri S&T families. Be sure to ask at registration. You may view the selection of hotels here.

These hotels are offering a limited number of discounted non-smoking rooms for Friends and Family Weekend. Please contact each hotel at their listed number to reserve a room by their deadline, and ask about options for room substitution, additional guests, cancellation policy, breakfast and other amenities. Be sure to specify you are coming for Missouri S&T Friends and Family Weekend!

Baymont Inn & Suites: 32 Double Queen rooms and 8 King Rooms are blocked at a rate of $81.99 plus tax per room for up to 4 guests. Call the front desk at 573-364-7000 by August 22, 2023.

Best Western Coachlight Inn: 30 Double Queen rooms are blocked at a rate of $99.99 plus tax. Call the front desk at 573-341-2511 by July 22, 2023.

Comfort Inn & Suites: 30 rooms with a variety of bed types are blocked at a rate of $125 plus tax per room for up to 4 guests. Some rooms include fold-out sleeper sofas. Call the front desk at 573-368-4300 or book online by August 18, 2023.

Days Inn & Suites: 44 Double Double and 6 King rooms are blocked at a rate of $70.99 plus tax per room for up to 4 guests. Call the front desk at 573-426-5060 by August 22, 2023.

Hampton Inn: 20 Double Queen rooms are blocked at a rate of $149.00 plus tax per room.  Call the front desk at 573-308-1060 by August 22, 2023.

Parking Lot Map and Campus Map

View a printable PDF map of Parking Lots here.

View a printable PDF map of the Missouri S&T Campus here.


To be announced.

Celebration of Nations