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Frequently Asked Questions

Kids n' Sibs Weekend: February 9-11, 2018

Q: How do I register my guest sib (sister/brother/niece/nephew/cousin/child/friend) for Kids n’ Sibs Weekend?
A: You can register here for Kids n' Sibs weekend.

Q: How much does it cost for my guest to attend Kids n’ Sibs Weekend?
A: Attendance is free, but we are offering a special $10 package which includes a ticket to both basketball games on Saturday for the price of one and a T-shirt. Purchase your package at the end of the registration form.

Q: Where will my guest stay/sleep?
A: If your guest is a boy or girl under the age of 10, he/she can stay in your residence hall room with the approval of your roommates. If your guest is older than ten, he/she must sleep in a room occupied by students of the same sex. If you would like to stay in a hotel, please click here to see nearby lodging options

Q: When should my guest arrive on campus?
A: Check-in will start in the library at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 9. Email Candace Luebbehusen at cluebbehusen@marian.edu if you are unable to check-in on Friday.  
Q: What kinds of activities/events are scheduled for Kids n’ Sibs Weekend and for what age group?
A: View the full schedule here. We have events for all ages! We are prepared for small children, college-aged adults, and everyone in between. When planning, we make sure that our activities and events are appropriate for all ages.
Q: What if we need to cancel the registration? 
A:  Email Candace Luebbehusen at cluebbehusen@marian.edu as soon as possible if you need to cancel your registration. No refunds will be given after registration. 

Q: What does my guest need to bring for the weekend?
A: Bring clothes and personal items to be comfortable, including:

  • Toothbrush and other toiletries
  • Sleeping bag or blanket and pillow to sleep in residence hall
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes for various events. Remember socks for our Iceless Ice Skating!
  • Any necessary medication
  • Don’t forget wear your Marian University gear for the basketball game. Our bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. if you wish to purchase some spirit wear.

Q: Who is responsible for guests? 
A: Marian University students, faculty, and staff are responsible for their guests during the weekend.

Q: How are emergencies handled? 
A: We have resident assistants (RAs) on call around-the-clock in every residence hall. Marian University Police are always available in case of emergencies. For emergencies, contact campus police at (317) 955-6789. 

Q: How will my guest eat while attending the program? 
A: On Friday night, there will be food provided during our Up All Knight activity. On Saturday night, we will provide light refreshments. All other meals are on your own. Lunch and brunch can be purchased for $8 and dinner for $9 in our new dining hall. Other on-campus dining options include Subway, Papa Johns, and Grille Works. 

Q: What do parents do during Kids n’ Sibs weekend?
A: Parents and guests are more than welcome to stay in a local hotel and participate in campus events. Adults will purchase their own meals and tickets for the basketball game. Many parents and guardians, however, simply drop-off their children for the weekend to allow for bonding time between students and their guests. They return to pick-up their child when the event concludes.

Q: My child/guest has special needs. How will they be accommodated?
A: Please let us know about any necessary accommodations on the registration form. We do our best to accommodate all special needs for guests.

Q: Can MU faculty and staff bring their children?

A: Of course! All are welcome.

Q: If I don’t register, can I still attend the events?
A: All are welcome to attend but we require a completed waiver of liability (included in the registration form) for children who will be attending.

If you have other questions, contact the Office of Student Activities & Orientation at (317) 955-6335 or email cluebbehusen@marian.edu.


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