Skip Navigation

Friends and Family Day

Join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for Family and Friends Day. This is a day for families and friends of Indiana Tech students to come see what their student calls home, where their student is creating a life and investing so much time and energy as they pursue their education. It is meant to be a fun-filled day of experiencing different activities across campus. This day is in collaboration of our Indiana Tech Homecoming Weekend. Some of the Family and Friends Day events will intersect with some of the Homecoming Weekend events. This is purposefully constructed to give family and friends a peak into the lives of what it means to be a part of the Warrior Family.


Everyone is welcome, but we will ask that you pre-register for the day by September 21 so we know to expect you. Some events require pre-registration.


Saturday, October 1

Family & Friends Day Check-in
Time: 10am – 12pm
Location: Abbott Welcome Center

Families of current students who registered for the day should check-in to get their schedule, gift, and meal tickets.

Party on the Square
Time: 12 – 3pm
Location: Scully Square

Come down to Scully Square for an afternoon of fun activities! Join students, alums, faculty and staff and bring your friends and family for the second annual Party on the Square at homecoming. Food trucks, ice cream, face painting, balloon artists, photobooth, and more!

Fall Fun in the Rec
Time: 12 – 3pm
Location: Rec Center

Paint pumpkins, decorate cookies, play games, bowl, and relax with family & friends in the rec!

Women’s Hockey Orange Out
Time: 2pm puck drop
Location: SportONE Parkview Icehouse

Bundle up and head back to the icehouse for another round of hockey and cheer on the women’s team at their home-opener!

Movie in the Magee: Thor – Love and Thunder
Time: 3pm
Location: Magee O’Connor Theater

Thor comes out of retirement for another big-screen appearance on Family and Friends Day. Get their early to get your free popcorn and drinks before showtime!

Dinner and a Show
Time: 5 – 7pm
Location: Andorfer Dining Hall

Enjoy dinner and a show with a live family-friendly performance for featuring Free Daps! FREE DAPS is a group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who use hip-hop to create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind musical comedy show. After bringing their authentic freestyle to both Disney World & Universal Studios, their next stop is Fort Wayne, Indiana! Families of current students who register for this event receive a meal voucher for dinner in the Dining Hall. Those without a voucher may purchase dinner at the entrance to the Dining Hall.

Casino Night
Time: 7 – 10pm
Location: Seitz Conference Center

The pinnacle of homecoming traditions, test your luck at actual Roulette, Blackjack, and many other tables with professional dealers for a variety of awesome prize packages! Whether blackjack or craps is your game, beginner or card shark, come one, come all to Casino Night!  The night is entirely free for students and their friends and families.

More information

For more information on this event and attending, please call us at 260.422.5561, ext. 2443.