Plan Your Visit
Pack Wisely Most of our Hunger Games-themed events are designed to keep you on the move, so bring activewear and comfortable shoes or sneakers. Casual attire is appropriate for most evening events.
Average October temperatures hits highs of 78°F, lows of 54° F. But weather can be unpredictable. Make sure to look at the local forecast and pack accordingly.
Choose Which Events to Attend Many of our special events require separate tickets. We strongly encourage you to pre-register for these events, which may sell out by the time you arrive on campus.
Purchased tickets can be picked up at check-in. Any remaining tickets will be sold at check-in on a first come, first served basis.Choose Your Dining Adventure There are so many dining options during Family Weekend. You can dine at The Mix, our dining hall; the Cyber Café, for coffee and quick snacks; or on your own in Miami. Save money on campus dining by purchasing FlexDollars for use during your stay. Several special events, like the President’s Dinner (Friday), JWU Alumni Foodie Tour (Saturday) and Mockingjay Brunch (Sunday), require pre-registration. Consult the full schedule for details, then reserve your spot.
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