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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

MAY 4 2016

Bethel Connect: Medtronic

7:30 a.m. | MVS Mahle Auditorium B, Medtronic Mounds View Facility (8200 Coral Sea Street NE, Mounds View, MN 55112)

Enjoy a free breakfast and an opportunity to connect with Bethel and with other Bethel alumni, parents, and friends working at Medtronic.

MAY 9 2016

Moms in Prayer Meeting (Monday Morning Group)

9:30 a.m. | BC468A Conference Room (Brushaber Commons Level 4); Exception: On Monday, March 7, the group will meet in Anderson Center 207.

Join other Bethel University moms for a powerful time of prayer for students, the campus, faculty, and staff.

MAY 12 2016

English Symposium

4:30 p.m. | Olson Board Room (Brushaber Commons 4th Floor)

Come back to campus for an evening of celebration with the English Department

MAY 14 2016

Spring Banquet Parent Volunteering

5 p.m. | Sports and Recreation Center (SRC)

An opportunity for Bethel parents to serve at the students' annual Spring Banquet

MAY 20 2016

Spring Commencement Banquet

5:30 p.m. | Robertson Center Gym | Robertson Center, Level 3

A special banquet for graduating seniors and their families

JUNE 11 2016

Royal Nation: Portland

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

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

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!

OCT 28 2016

Family Weekend

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.

Parents and Families Features

Spring Commencement Banquet

Is your student graduating this May? Please make plans to join us Friday, May 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for the Spring Commencement Banquet, a special event for graduating seniors and their families. Registration will be open through Monday, May 9 or until space is filled (whichever comes first). Learn more and register today!