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Family Weekend 2014

October 10 2014 - October 11 2014   |   Location: TLU Campus

October 10-11, 2014 

Your student has been exploring so much since arriving at TLU. Join us for Family Weekend to learn what your student has been up to, TLU traditions and how to make the best of your student's experience!


Register Now by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

When You Arrive


  • Friday, October 10 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Alumni Student Center 
  • Saturday, October 11 from 8-9 a.m. in Hein Dining Hall OR 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Alumni Student Center


  • Before 5:30 p.m. on Friday, parking will be available for families in the lot behind Jackson Auditorium.
  • From 5:30 p.m. on Friday until 8 a.m. on Monday, all lots on campus are available for families. Fire lanes and handicap spaces will be enforced.
  • Parents and family members are also welcome to park in all spaces marked for visitors.

For more information, contact First Year & Campus Programs at 830-372-6315.

Maps & Directions

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 10

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Check-In - Alumni Student Center

Pick up a copy of the Family Weekend schedule.

10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Chapel - Weinert Memorial Chapel of the Abiding Presence

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The TLU Experience: Q&A with Kristi Quiros, Vice President and Dean of Student Life and Learning - Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall

Dean Quiros will update parents on the latest happenings at TLU and then open it up for questions and answers.

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Career Development – Past, Present, and Future - Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall

How can you help your student prepare for career success? Learn how Breane Navarro of career development can assist your student in selecting a major, an internship, job, graduate school and career path as they intersect with their vocation.

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

The Study Abroad Experience - Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall

Charla Bailey, director of international education, and students will discuss the significance of TLU’s study abroad program through stories and pictures. The group will also share information about faculty-led programs planned for the spring and summer.

After 12:15 p.m.


Saturday, October 11

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Check-In One - Hein Dining Hall

Pick up your Family Weekend Breakfast tickets and other materials.

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Family Weekend Breakfast - Timmerman Room, Hein Dining Hall

Enjoy a delicious breakfast* with the Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Debbie Cottrell and Student Government Association President Wallace Pressley. Our menu includes: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, assorted juices, and more!

*Important Note: The Office of First Year and Campus will only provide free meal tickets for parents, guests, and commuter students (1) who RSVP by October 3 and (2) who do not have a meal plan, Dining Dollars, or Bulldog Bucks. Students with a meal plan will be responsible for swiping their student identification cards at Hein.

9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Check-In Two - Alumni Student Center

This is a great place to stop by if (1) you did not attend Friday’s sessions or (2) you missed the Saturday breakfast. Stop by to learn about all Homecoming activities scheduled throughout the day.

Campus Events & Information

TLU Bookstore Hour - Get your Bulldog gear!

Friday, October 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 11, 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

TLU Homecoming

Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11

Visit TLU Homecoming 2014 page highlights all of the homecoming festivities, including a golf tournament, the Bulldog Fun Run, tailgate, and more!

TLU Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, September 28, 6:00 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium

Cheer on the Bulldogs as they take on East Texas Baptist University (ETBU).

Tickets will be available at the gate and are priced as follows: general admission $8, seniors(65 and over) $5, school-age children 7-18 $5, and TLU students and Children 6 and under are free.

Family Weekend Registration Form

Please fill out the form below to register for Family Weekend. Thank you!

Questions? Email or call 830-372-6040.

If you are having issues with the form, we apologize for the inconvenience and invite you to email your registration information to

choose a residence hall

Friday, October 6

Please enter the number of people attending each of the following events (including your student). This will help make sure we have adequate room.

Saturday, October 7

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