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Frequently Asked Questions
When and where is a check-in for Family Weekend?
Do I have to register for Family Weekend?
We hope you will!! Family Weekend coordinates opportunities for families to enjoy a campus visit with their students. The weekend includes social events, opportunities to network with university administration, faculty and staff, Family Weekend t-shirt, tickets to Lion volleyball and football games!
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Who can attend Family Weekend?
Modification of – Is there a registration fee for Family Weekend, and what does that include?
Yes, the registration fee is $25 per person (children 3 and under are free). Your registration fee includes the following:
- Admission to Planetarium, Campus Recreation and Farm Tours
- Friday Night Kickoff
- Academic Breakfast
- Campus Tours
- BBQ with TAMUC President
- Volleyball Tickets
- Football Tickets
- Access to Family Weekend Tailgate
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Are there activities for siblings during the Family Weekend?
Absolutely! Siblings are invited and encouraged to attend all Family Weekend activities. Additionally, siblings are invited to participate in the Lion Student run (with their A&M-Commerce sibling). This is the newest campus tradition where A&M-Commerce students run on the football field prior to the team running on the field. It is an amazing opportunity they will want to be a part of.
What can I expect after football game during the Family Weekend?
After the football game, 5th Quarter will be hosted in The Club in the Rayburn Student Center. There will be free games to play including pool, giant Connect Four, giant Jenga, shuffleboard, cards, dominoes and many others! Light refreshments and drinks will be available. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase for those 21 and up.
Does my TAMUC student have to pay the registration fee for the Family Weekend?
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Do I have to check in for Family Weekend?
Can my student check-in for our family for the Family Weekend?
Is my Family Weekend registration fee refundable?
What can I expect at the Family Tailgate during the Family Weekend?
Where can I park during Family Weekend?
I have another question about Family Weekend that was not answered here.
I am an alumni. Are there special activities for alumni during the Family Weekend?
Absolutely! We love to see our alumni come back to campus. As an alumni you will have the opportunity to take advantage of the photo booth at the concert, you can enjoy tailgating festivities with the alumni association and we also have a special gift for all alumni at family weekend check in.
How long is the Campus Tour and where do I check in?
Do I have to wear the lanyard?
I have a family member who needs special accommodations. Who should I contact?
Please indicate on the registration form if any member of your family has dietary restrictions. If you have a family member that requires special accommodations, please contact Amanda Horne at [email protected] at least 10 days in advance to ensure reasonable accommodations can be provided for each event.