Falcon Family Weekend

Fall 2023 Dates will be announced on Monday, April 3

Falcon Family Weekend is a tradition held during fall semester every year. Parents, family members and student supporters are invited to BGSU to visit their students, create memories, explore campus and participate in events and programs across campus.

Additional details and registration information will be announced soon. If you have questions or need assistance, contact Parent and Family Connections at 419-372-0438 or families@bgsu.edu and they will be happy to assist you.

Plan your Stay

Whether you are traveling hundreds of miles or right down the road from your house, the following information will help you plan your Family Weekend visit.

Driving to BG

Bowling Green, Ohio is located near Interstate 75 and U.S. Route 6, on State Route 25. The University is on East Wooster Street between State Route 25 and Interstate 75. It is easily accessible from the Ohio Turnpike via exit 64/4A.

To ensure that you arrive at BGSU on time, we advise that you visit the ODOT website, call 419-373-4471 or call 1-888-2OH-ROAD for updates on any local construction that could delay your trip.


If you arrive by plane, we suggest that you rent a car for transportation or make arrangements for shuttle service. You can book a ride with BG Airport Shuttle or search online for other options in the Bowling Green area.

Airports Near BGSU:


If you would like to travel by train, the closest Amtrack station is located in Toledo Ohio. From there, you will need to coordinate travel arrangements. 

Overnight Accommodations

If you are planning on staying overnight as a guest in one of the residence halls, please make sure you and your student are familiar with the guest policies outlined in the Community Living Standards before your arrival. As a guest, you must be accompanied by your student at all times in the residence halls, as an overnight guest or just visiting.

Updated: 03/20/2023 02:39PM