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Family Weekend 2016

October 7 2016 - October 8 2016   |   Location: TLU Campus

Family Weekend 2016

October 7 - 8, 2016

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!


Registration for this event is now closed.

When You Arrive


  • Friday, October 7 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Alumni Student Center 
  • Saturday, October 8 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 Jackson Auditorium south lot.
  • 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.

Maps & Directions

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 7

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.

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

How can you help your student prepare for career success? Also learn how LaTonya Henry and Breane Navarro in career development can assist your student with selecting a major, an internship, a job, graduate school and career path as they intersect with 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 8

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 the Student Government Association President. 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 7, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 8, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

TLU Homecoming

Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8

Visit TLU Homecoming 2016 page for highlights of all the homecoming festivities, including a golf tournament, tailgating and more!

TLU Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, October 8, 6:00 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium

Cheer on the Bulldogs as they take on Trinity University.

Tickets will be available at the gate and are priced as follows: General admission $10, seniors (65 and over) $5, children 7-18 $5, and TLU students and children 6 and under are free.

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