EUREKA COLLEGE FAMILY WEEKEND
NOVEMBER 4-5, 2016
Friday, November 4
4:00-5:00PM Career Center Meet and Greet Vennum-Binkley Hall 24
Visit our new Career Center in Vennum-Binkley Hall and talk with the Director of Career Services about ways she can help your student.
4:15-5:15PM Spanish 101 Sanders 309
“Bienvenidos a Eureka College”-Welcome to Eureka College! Join Assistant Professor of Spanish, Dr. Emily Eaton, for a Spanish 101 Intro class. Learn what a typical first day of class looks like for your student.
4:00-5:00PM Diana P. Gabriel Artwork Showcase Burgess Hall Memorial Art Gallery, 3rd floor Burgess Hall
Diana Gabriel is an artist and curator with a soft spot for artisans and an inclination toward all linear things, patterns, and simultaneity.
She emigrated from Bogota, Colombia, earned her BFA from Northern Illinois University in 2004, and her MFA from Illinois State University in 2007.
Gabriel currently teaches at Harper College in Palatine and College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. She is the co-founder of TheCGProject, a creative platform for artists and audiences with a shared vision of increasing appreciation and accessibility of art in our culture.
5:00-6:30PM Dinner Dickinson Commons
Dinner in Dickinson Commons is $10.26 plus tax per person, all you can eat.
5:30-7:30PM Bookstore is Open Cerf Center
This is your opportunity to purchase Eureka College gear to wear at the football game! Family Weekend guests will receive a coupon for 20% off one item of apparel.
6:00-7:00PM Check-In Moser Lobby, Cerf Center
Receive your nametag, schedule, and football tickets. Sign up to participate in the Minute to Win It Games!
7:00-8:30PM Trivia Night Terrill Rooms, Cerf Center
Test your knowledge about Eureka College facts, pop culture, music, United States history, TV, food, movies, and sports!
8:45-10:00PM Minute to Win It Games Terrill Rooms, Cerf Center
Hosted by Greek Council
Teams of two can register during the Check In time period. Games such as “Junk in the Trunk”, “Cookie Face”, and “Defy Gravity” from the hit TV show, Minute to Win It, will be played! Winners will receive a gift certificate for Eureka College’s Bookstore.
Saturday, November 5
8:30-9:00AM Late Check In Moser Lobby, Cerf Center
Receive your nametag, schedule, and football tickets.
9:00-11:00AM Sorority and Fraternity Open House Across Campus
Hosted by Greek Chapters
If your student is a member of a Greek organization, this is your opportunity to visit their house or hall and meet active members of the organization!
10:00-11:00AM Family Photo Booth Moser Lobby, Cerf Center
Hosted by Student Publications
Complimentary family photos will be taken at our photo booth! Photos might be featured in our yearbook, Prism, or student newspaper, Pegasus.
10:00-11:00AM Library Tours Melick Library
Hosted by Admissions Ambassadors
Melick Library is named in honor of Wesley M. Melick and Clinton F. Melick, major donors to the library. Melick Library is home to the Mark R. Shenkman Reagan Research Center. The Center strives to acquire and house every book written about Ronald W. Reagan.
10:00-11:00AM Reagan Museum Tours Reagan Museum, Cerf Center
Hosted by The Ronald W. Reagan Society
Visit the Reagan Museum on campus to learn more about Eureka’s most famous alumnus, Ronald Reagan.
11:00-11:30AM President’s Address Becker Auditorium, Cerf Center
Eureka College is excited to have Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Wright as our 27th President. Join other families as Dr. Wright shares her vision for Eureka College and learn how your student will have a unique experience at EC. #UniquelyEureka
11:00AM-12:00PM Bookstore is Open Cerf Center
This is your last opportunity to purchase EC gear for you or your student! Family Weekend guests can use a 20% off coupon for one apparel item.
11:30AM-12:30PM Lunch Dickinson Commons
All you can eat buffet is $7.93 plus tax per person. There is also a concession stand available at McKinzie Field serving hotdogs, pork chop sandwiches, nachos, and drinks.
12:00PM Eureka College Red Devils vs. Northwestern MN McKinzie Field
Join us as we cheer on the Eureka Red Devils Football Team at McKinzie Field!
There is no fee associated with registering for Family Weekend. Please RSVP via phone (309-467-6436), email Abigail Bradley (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by visiting this link by Thursday, November 3, 2016 to confirm your attendance.
Leadership & Employment Opportunity
All returning students are invited to consider the valuable benefits of serving in an Editor Role for one of the College’s three completely student-ran publications.
Student job postings
Interested in a job this Summer and Fall?
As the campus prepares for the end of the semester, please see below for the summer schedule and hours. The summer office hours schedule for staff will begin Monday, May 16 and continue through Friday, August 5. Offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- The College will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
- The College will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of the 4th of July holiday.
- Melick Library summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Monday, May 16 until Friday, August 5. Normal hours will resume the first day of class.
- The Reagan Museum and the Cerf Center are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- The Burgoo Café in the Cerf Center is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Tuesday, May 31. The Burgoo will return to normal hours for Welcome Week in August.
- Food service in the Dickinson Commons will be closed for the summer starting May 11 and will commence during Welcome Week in August.
- The Bonati Fitness Center summer hours are 5 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning May 16.
SonisWeb – Problems logging into your account
If you are unable to log into your SonisWeb account you will need to clear your Browser’s Cache.
Please remember that SonisWeb is designed for use in Firefox or Internet Explorer. Logging in from other browsers e.g. Chrome or your phone may not work as expected on all pages.
Books may be purchased and held for pick up on the EC Bookstore website. We were experiencing some problems earlier, but now seem to be solved. Check us out and compare prices. Alternatively, you may also try our rental affiliate, Skyo.
Meal Plan Balance and change in Commons dinner hours
Check your meal plan balance. It is very easy to do:
Log on to eureka.campuscardcenter.com and register. Its as simple as that! You can see the daily log of when and where you have used meals and flex spending, plus the remaining balances on the account.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kathy Moore.