Family Weekend

Bradley University offers parents, siblings, and all family members a specific weekend to attend campus activities and events with their students.  Many of the student organizations showcase their work through displays and interactive demonstrations for their family members.  This weekend is an opportunity for family members to engage in the Bradley experience.

Presentations by administrators, Speech Team, sororities and fraternities, athletic events, band and choral concerts, and much more is planned for our students’ families.

Parent(s) of the Year Award

Nominations are now being accepted for Parent(s) of the Year 2014.  Nominees and recipients will be recognized and announced during the Dessert Reception at 8:00 pm on Friday, September 19 (Family Weekend).  

All Bradley students are encouraged to nominate their parent(s).  Click here for the nomination form.  Submit nominations to the Office of Student Support Services, Sisson Hall 101, no later than noon on Friday, September 12.  Electronic submissions may be sent to

Hotel Accommodations

For families who plan to stay in a hotel during Family Weekend, we have compiled a list of hotels nearby campus offering discounts to those affiliated with Bradley University.  Mention that you're visiting for Bradley University Family Weekend to receive the discounted rate listed below.

Wingate by Wyndham ($114)
7708 N Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-589-0033 

Hampton Inn & Suites ($124)
7806 N Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-589-0001 

Candlewood Suites ($114)
5300 W Landens Way
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-691-1690

Country Inn & Suites ($114)
5309 W Landens Way
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-589-0044

Holiday Inn Express & Suites ($114)
140 Ashland Street
Morton, IL 61550
Phone: 309-263-4400