Family Weekend

We had a wonderful time welcoming families of our students to campus for a taste of The College of Idaho experience at Family Weekend in the spring of 2014. We are currently in the planning process for Family Weekend in the fall of 2014, taking place September 2627, 2014. Please view the spring schedule below. Thank you!

Family Weekend Events

Friday, September 26, 2014

4:30 - 6 p.m.:  Meet up with your Yote!

This is a great chance to see his/her room, meet friends and hang out on campus.

6 - 7:30 p.m.: Dinner

Join your Yote for dinner in Simplot Café or McCain and sample the typical, delicious Bon Appetit cuisine.                                          

8 – 9:30 p.m.: Jasperdy Quiz Bowl

A fun quiz bowl for all parents and students hosted by Prof. Jasper LiCalzi in the McCain Student Center.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

9 a.m.: Continental breakfast and coffee at the President’s Home

Enjoy a light breakfast and find out more about what is happening at the College.  Come with or without your student!

10 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.:  Tailgating in the JA Albertson Activities Center parking lot

1 p.m.:  Football Game

Cheer on the Yotes as they face Montana Tech in the second home game of the season. Tickets for the game can be purchased online after Aug. 1, HERE!

5 p.m.:  Barbecue in the Finney Forest

All students and families are invited back to campus for a barbecue.


Registration is not currently available for Fall 2014. Please check back later.

Lodging and Other Information

The Best Western hotel in Caldwell offers discounted rates, call 888-454-3522 or 208-454-7225 to reserve rooms.

Parking on campus is free behind the J.A. Albertson Activities Center on the south side of campus. View our online campus map for directions.

For more information about Family Weekend, call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 208-459-5770 or email