February 26, 2024

Family Weekend: Connecting With UMW From the Comfort of Home

For the first time ever, UMW’s beloved fall tradition known as Family Weekend is going virtual, with events and activities throughout the weekend of Oct. 29 through Nov. 1.

For the first time ever, UMW’s beloved fall tradition known as Family Weekend is going virtual, with events and activities throughout the weekend of Oct. 29 through Nov. 1.

Every fall, University of Mary Washington students gather with loved ones on campus for exciting events and activities that showcase Eagle life.

Now in its 47th year, Mary Washington’s Family Weekend is going virtual for the first time. Even in the digital realm, this beloved tradition, held Oct. 29 through Nov. 1, promises families ample opportunities for quality time together while apart.

“Virtual Family Weekend allows families the flexibility to decide when they want to engage together,” said Marissa DiMeo, of the Office of University Events and Conferencing. Much of the digital content will be available around the clock, thus “eliminating the stress of missing out on events that occur at the same time.” And there’s no need to worry about the weather. Read more.