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We can't wait to welcome everyone to campus for the 2023 Family Weekend, kicking off Friday, September 22. Come check in at Andrews Hall anytime from Noon to 8:00 p.m. Then join us for Market on the Mall, where MC students and local vendors will set up to showcase their wares.

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Hello Marietta families! We are thrilled you are here for Family Weekend! Get ready for a fun-filled Day 2 on Saturday, September 23.


Calling all future scientists, techies, engineers, and mathematicians! Marietta College is hosting a STEM Visit Day just for you from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 23.

Student Life

Please join the Suicide Awareness Alliance on Saturday, September 23, as we walk to honor loved ones, spread hope, and show that our community cares. The Walk to Remember begins at 9:00 a.m. in the Armory Square on Front Street. Walk with your friends or MC co-workers in solidarity.


Come out and support your Marietta College Pioneers football team on Saturday, September 23. The Pioneers host the Otterbein Cardinals in an exciting Ohio Athletic Conference matchup at Don Drumm Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.

Student Life

Join us for some fun and food as Global Connections hosts the Dip & Discovery Expo: Global Sauce Safari this Saturday, September 23, at the Barbara Diggs Lyles House (Arts & Humanities House) from 4:00–6:00 pm.

Student Life

Students, ready for a study break? PAC has got just the thing — Bingo with ATO at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 24, at The Gathering Place! Take a load off, grab some snacks, and play for a chance to win awesome prizes.

Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Taste of Diversity from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28, at Gilman Dining Hall. Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for a lively celebration of Hispanic cuisine and culture.


The 2023-24 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College is pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, as our distinguished speaker.

Fine Arts

We've got an amazing guest artist event happening on Thursday, September 28, that you definitely don't want to miss.


The Pioneer men's and women's cross country squads are off to New Concord, Ohio, on Saturday, September 30. The teams will compete at the Muskingum Invitational, set to start at 11:00 a.m. at Moorhead Farm.


MC volleyball returns to Fenton Court at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 30, to host Baldwin Wallace in OAC action. Come out and show your support as the Pioneers take on the Yellow Jackets! Watch online at if you can't attend.

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Scholarships, Students
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Graduate Program
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