Join us for Falcon Family Weekend this fall!

Save the Dates

Oct. 18-20

This annual tradition is a special time for parents, family members and supporters to visit, create memories, participate in events and explore campus and the local community. 

There will be a variety of events to look forward to, including a home football game, a family game night and a housing fair! A list of all events will be available in July, so don’t forget to check your email this summer and be on the lookout for registration information, the opportunity to buy football game tickets at a Falcon Family Weekend discounted price, and the T-shirt unveiling.  

Families can receive updates about the festivities by signing up for the Falcon Family Connections newsletter.

Parent and Family Connections
419-372-0438 | families@bgsu.edu

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:

Amtrak train

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.

Additional overnight accommodations can be found in our surrounding communities. The City of Perrysburg is a 20 minute drive and the City of Findlay is a 30 minute to Bowling Green.

Updated: 03/21/2024 02:03PM