PFW 2012

Parents & Family Weekend

Connect. Engage.

Parents & Family Weekend 2014: Join us October 3-5!

Parents and Family Weekend provides the opportunity for you to share in some of the experiences and discussions your son and/or daughter is having: in residence life, in extracurricular activities, in worship and in the classroom. We invite you to come CONNECT with your student and ENGAGE in the Taylor Community.

Check out some of the weekend highlights or view the full schedule of events.


The Best of Taylor performanceCome see "The Best of Taylor" including student acts from Airband, Nostalgia Night, My Gen, Mosaic, Envision Film Festival, specialty show commercials, as well as faculty performances.  Check out our schedule to see all the details!

Chapel Speaker

Phil Vischer - Veggie Tales Co-CreatorJoin your student and their floor/wing in worship before settling in to hear Phil Vischer, creator of “Veggie Tales” and “Buck Denver Asks What’s in the Bible?” share his story.Friday, October 4, at 10:00 am.


Cardboard Boat Regatta

Cardboard Boat RegattaPit your creativity against others as you figure out how to get cardboard, plastic sheets and duct tape to survive a voyage out onto Taylor lake.

Watch some of the highlights from a previous nautical battle to get a feel for this thrilling event. Sign up your family team to participate in our annual boat regatta. – Saturday, October 5, at 1:00 pm.

Other Highlights

Attend ClassesBack to School
All classes are open Friday for parents to attend.  Faculty, along with Taylor’s leadership team, will be available during a Saturday morning academic open house.

5K Walk/RunActivities
Participate in a 5k walk/run, try your hands and feet at Escape to Reality challenge course and zip line, explore Taylor on a campus scavenger hunt and much more.

Click here to register! Click here to see the 2012 Parents and Family Weekend schedule Contact the Parent Relations staff if you have questions about this event. Find an area hotel while you are visiting Taylor University

Fri, April 11 2014


Mon, April 21 2014