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Do you have questions about Judson? Find answers on the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Calling all families of Judson Students! Please join us for Family Weekend/Homecoming on September 18-20. Family Weekend/Homecoming is designed for you to experience “a day in the life of” your Judson student.Come to visit your student, stay for the bouncy houses, self-guided tours, and family friendly games! The cost to attend Family Weekend is free. Meals and Judson gear will be available to purchase. This will be updated closer to the event. This year, we are holding our Spring 2020 Commencement on Saturday, Sept. 19 as part of our Family Weekend/Homecoming. 

Visit our Commencement page to learn more about this event.

For more information on Family Weekend/Homecoming, please contact Hannah Garrat at 

CURRENTLY SUSPENDED: Hugs From Home - Send a Gift to Your Student

Typically, Friends of Judson offers a variety of food items and gifts to choose from to brighten your son or daughter's day for a birthday, study snack, or special occasion. Our traditional Hugs from Home orders have been suspended due to COVID-19. More details on new items that can be purchased will be coming soon!  

Hotel Accommodations

Want to stay in the Elgin area while visiting Judson's campus?
See our list of Host Hotels that offer a Judson discount!

Area Churches

Looking for a place to worship during your stay or to get your son or daughter connected in community? Download a listing of churches near Judson University
(this is not an exhaustive listing, but provides some framework of the churches in the area).

Safety on Campus

To see more about Judson’s Campus Safety policies, please visit our Campus Safety area. See the Title IX Services page for Judson’s policy on sexual harassment and assault.

Campus Calendar

Check out the online Campus Calendar page for Judson University events, a three year Academic Schedule, and links to the chapel schedule and athletics calendars!

Don't forget to pick up your Judson University gear at the JudsonU bookstore online at or in the lower level of the Lindner Campus Commons by the dining hall.

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