Family Weekend 2015
October 2 2015 - October 3 2015 | Location: TLU Campus
October 2 - 3, 2015
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 2 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Alumni Student Center
- Saturday, October 3 from 8 - 9 a.m. in Hein Dining Hall OR 9:30 a.m. - 1 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 830-372-6040.
Schedule of Events
Friday, October 2
9:00 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.
Show Me The Money! - Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall
Representatives from the Financial Aid Office will share financial aid updates and scholarship information.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
5 Under 30 Panel - Dunne Conference Center, Tschoepe Hall
The panel brings five TLU alumni under the age of 30 back to campus. Panelists will share successes, mistakes, transitions and the experiences that prepared them for graduation and life in today’s workforce.
After 12:15 p.m.
ENJOY THE DAY WITH YOUR STUDENT!
Saturday, October 3
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* and meet TLU President, Dr. Stuart Dorsey and Student Government Association President, Nikki Castillo. Our menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, assorted juices, fresh fruit 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 September 30 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. – 1:00 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 2, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 3, 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3
Visit TLU Homecoming 2015 page for highlights of all the homecoming festivities, including a golf tournament, tailgating and more!
Bulldog Pep Rally
Friday, October 2, 9:00 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium
TLU Homecoming Football Game
Saturday, October 3, 6:00 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium
Cheer on the Bulldogs as they take on Howard Payne University.
Tickets will be available at the gate and are priced as follows: General admission $8, seniors (65 and over) $5, children 7-18 $5, and TLU students and children 6 and under are free.
December 1, 2015
December 3, 2015 4:00 pm - 3:00 pm
December 4, 2015 - December 6, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
December 19, 2015
February 4, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
February 20, 2016 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
February 22, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
February 23, 2016 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm