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We plan meaningful events and opportunities throughout the year for parents and families. Join us on campus to spend time with your student and get a feel for life at Bethel.

Upcoming Events

JUNE 11 2016

Royal Nation: Portland 2016

11 a.m. Southwest Hill Baptist Church, 9100 SW 135th Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97008

Enjoy a picnic lunch and a time of connecting with other Bethel alums, students, parents and friends in the Portland area!

JUNE 12 2016

Royal Nation: Seattle 2016

1:30 p.m. Calvary Chapel Eastside, 5130 164th Way SE, Bellevue, WA 98006

Enjoy lunch and a time of connecting with other Bethel alumni, parents, students and friends in the Seattle area.

JUNE 21 2016

20th Century France: Artists, Writers, and War Travel Tour


Join Bethel Professor of English Emeritus Daniel Taylor, Ph.D., and University Professor of Art History Wayne Roosa, Ph.D., as they lead a travel tour in France.

JULY 1 2016

Royal Nation: Denver 2016

4 p.m. The home of John and Joan Wories

Enjoy an evening of food, music, and connecting with other Bethel alums, families, students, and friends in the Denver area!

JULY 24 2016

Royal Nation: Sioux Falls 2016

1 p.m. Tuthill Park, Lower Picnic Pavilion; 3500 S Cliff Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Gather with the Bethel family in the Sioux Falls area to enjoy lunch, fellowship, and some updates from Bethel!

OCT 28 2016

Family Weekend 2016

Community Life Center (event check-in)

The perfect opportunity for families to connect with their Bethel student on campus

DEC 16 2016

Winter Commencement Luncheon

1 p.m. The Underground

A special luncheon for December graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences and their families.

APR 21 2017

Grandparents Day 2017

8 a.m.

A special day for Bethel students and their grandparents to connect on campus

Parents and Families Features

Welcome Week 2016

Is your student starting at Bethel this fall? Congratulations! We can't wait to welcome your family to the Bethel family during Welcome Week, your student's official start at Bethel. Find out what's planned for incoming students and for families!