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Oregon Tech Family Weekend, May 21 & 22

Apr 29, 2011
Oregon Institute of Technology’s annual Family Weekend takes place at the Klamath Falls Campus on May 21 and 22. Families of Oregon Tech students are

Oregon Institute of Technology’s annual Family Weekend takes place at the Klamath Falls Campus on May 21 and 22. Families of Oregon Tech students are invited to visit campus and experience the university with their student.

Families will enjoy a variety of activities on campus and are encouraged to get a taste of the local flavor in Klamath Falls. Themed tours of the Oregon Tech’s Klamath Falls Campus will take place throughout the day on Friday and Saturday. Tour the Cadaver Lab or explore 3200 feet of underground tunnels on the Oregon Tech campus, visit the sustainable garden, or step back in time in the Shaw Historical Library. There’s something for everyone!

Registration cost is $15 per adult, children under 12 are free. Price includes meals, free parking, and VIP (Very Important Parent) discounts. Participants are encouraged to register for Family Weekend by Friday, May 13. To register and for more information on lodging, VIP Business Partners, and more, visit http://www.oit.edu/prospective-students/campus-life/family-weekend.

Questions regarding Family Weekend should be directed to Chris Frazier, Oregon Tech Activities & Leadership Coordinator, at 541.885.1392 or parentsweekend@oit.edu.

The Family Weekend Schedule      

Thursday, May 19

 5:00 p.m.                   Third Thursday event in downtown Klamath Falls

Friday, May 20

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.         Check in/Pick up Welcome Packet at College Union

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.         Attend Class with Student (with student consent and space permitting)

12 p.m.                        -Cadaver Lab Tour

                                    -Diagnostic Medical Sonography Lab Tour

-Oregon Renewable Energy Center


1 p.m.                          -Shaw Historical Library & Western Art Exhibit

                                    -Arboretum Tour

-Behind the Scenes of Oregon Tech: Visit the chiller and explore up to 3200 feet of underground tunnels on campus


1 p.m. – 4 p.m.            Senior Project Symposium at Purvine Hall

2 p.m.                          -Shaw Historical Library & Western Art Exhibit

                                    -Sustainable Garden Tour

                                    -Cadaver Lab Tour

                                    -Geo-thermal Power Plant Tour

 3 p.m.                          -Shaw Historical Library & Western Art Exhibit

3:30 p.m.                      -Respiratory Care Simulation Lab Tour

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.        Family Weekend Reception – meet President Chris Maples and Vice President, Dean of Students Dr. Erin Foley

7:30 p.m.                      The COATS in concert at The Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls

9 p.m.                           Outdoor movie Hoodwinked at the John F. Moehl Stadium on campus


Saturday, May 21

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.         Check in/Register at College Union

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.         YMCA Pancake Cook-off in College Union, Crater Lake Complex

10 a.m.                        -Hike to the “O” led by the Oregon Tech Outdoor Program

                                    -Geo-thermal Power Plant Tour


11 a.m.                        -Tour through Oregon Tech’s Basketball History with Coach Danny Miles


11 a.m. – 3 p.m.          TOP Kite Day at John F. Moehl Stadium

12 p.m.                        -Geo-thermal Power Plant Tour

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.          BBQ and Oregon Tech club displays/entertainment at Fountain

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.            Student Talent Show with Comedian Jim Tavare as Emcee, CU Auditorium

4:30 p.m.                    Walking Tours of downtown Klamath Falls

5:30 p.m.                     Taste of Klamath at The Ross Ragland Theatre


About Oregon Tech

Founded in Klamath Falls in 1947, Oregon Institute of Technology is one of seven institutions in the Oregon University System, and the only public institute of technology in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon Tech provides degree programs in engineering and health technologies, management, communications and applied sciences that prepare students to be effective participants in their professional, public and international communities through hands-on learning. Oregon Tech’s main campus is in Klamath Falls; other sites are located in Portland, La Grande and Seattle. Visit www.oit.edu to learn more about Oregon Institute of Technology.



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