Parents & Family Weekend

Lifelong. Learning.

Lifelong – Come experience LIFE with your student and create LIFELONG memories. Attend classes and chapel together, spend time in a residence hall and participate in face-paced, fun-filled campus experiences.

Learning – Join in LEARNING beyond the four-year experience. Hear a lecture on scripture engagement. Learn to paint on canvas. Test your skills and knowledge in exercise science or media arts. Explore religious persecution and orphans and vulnerable children issues. We believe in Christian education for all ages.

Online registration is available now until September 25th.

See below several weekend highlights you might be interested in!  Also check out all the weekend highlights and view the full schedule of events.

Chapel Speaker


Hear Dr. Richard Allen Farmer, a vibrant communicator, concert-level pianist, eloquent theologian and impassioned man of God. Dr. Farmer uses his music as a unique vehicle to inspire, motivate and entertain diverse audiences around the world. His preaching of the Word has moved audiences in his various pastorates, through special meetings and services and through ministering on college campuses, including Taylor University 1999-2002. He currently serves as senior pastor of Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Stone Mountain, GA.

Lifelong Learning Events

Lifelong Learning

Join with other parents as you explore scripture engagement and the worlds of orphans, vulnerable children and religious persecution. Relive the vibrant relationship between C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Discover the science of exercise. Or try your hand at creating a masterpiece in either painting or TV production.


Saturday Night


It’s GAME DAY at Taylor! Enjoy a tailgate party with all of your favorite tailgate food and games. Stay for the men’s soccer game, enjoy a fireworks display at half-time and attend the Backyard Bash at the President’s Home following the game.


Other Highlights

Attend ClassesClasses are open Friday for parents to attend.  Faculty, along with Taylor’s leadership team, will be available Saturday morning for an academic open house.

Escape to RealityCompete or watch the Cardboard Boat Regatta, try your hands and feet at Escape to Reality challenge course and zip line, explore Taylor on a campus scavenger hunt, participate in a 5K walk/run and much more…

Click here to register! Click here to see the 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