Join us at the Texas A&M University-Commerce Family Weekend to experience the community and spirit that our students enjoy each day as members of the Lion Pride.
We cordially invite you and your family to attend this year’s event, September 20 through 22, 2019.
During your visit, you can learn about our history and traditions, tour our facilities and engage with the Commerce community. There are lots of exciting events to enjoy including concerts, athletic events, planetarium viewings, and many others.
For more information, please contact us at (903)886-5400 or email@example.com.
- Football Game
- Kickoff Concert
- Volleyball Game
- Student Involvement Resource Fair
- Heritage House BBQ with President Dr. Mark Rudin
- Campus Tours
- Planetarium Show
- Academic Breakfast with Deans and Department Head
Check-in open from 11:00am-7:00pm at the Alumni Center, 1706 Stonewall Commerce, Texas 75429
|Lunch||The Caf Lunch Offered|
Student Involvement and Resources Session (Parent-Focused)
|Evening||The Caf Dinner Offered|
Alumni Photo Booth
Check-in open from 8:00am-2:00pm at the Alumni Center, 1706 Stonewall Commerce, Texas 75429
|Morning||Academic Breakfast with Faculty, Deans, and Department Heads|
|Daytime Activities||Campus Tours|
Morris Recreation Center Open Gym
|Noon||Heritage House BBQ with the President – Lyday Gardens|
|Athletic Events||2:00 pm Volleyball Game|
3:00 pm Family Specific Tailgate Area Opens
6:00 pm Football Game
FB/VB tickets included with online Family Weekend Registration
Enjoy some time with your family in the Commerce area!
|Morning||The Caf Breakfast Offered|
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can attend Family Weekend?
Where should I stay for a Family Weekend?
We recommend the following hotels:
Greenville, Texas (roughly 14 miles from campus)
Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville
3001 Kari Ln, Greenville, TX 75402
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Greenville
2901 Mustang Crossing, Greenville, TX 75402
Comfort Suites Greenville
2005 Centerpoint Ln, Greenville, TX 75402
Super 8 by Wyndham Greenville
5010 US-69, Greenville, TX 75402
Sulphur Springs, Texas (roughly 20 miles from campus)
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sulphur Springs
1344 Eaton Dr, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Hampton Inn Sulphur Springs
1202 Mockingbird Ln, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Best Western Trail Dust Inn & Suites
1521 Shannon Rd E, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Where can I park during the Family Weekend?
When is the registration deadline for Family Weekend?
When and where is a check-in for Family Weekend?
What happens if I lose my lanyard?
What happens if I lose my football/volleyball ticket?
What can I expect at the Family Tailgate during the Family Weekend?
What can I expect at after football game event 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.
Is there a registration fee for Family Weekend, and what does that include?
Yes, there is a registration fee. The registration fee is $20 per person (children 3 and under are free.) Your registration fee includes the following:
- Admission to Planetarium
- Admission to Student Involvement Resource Fair
- Academic Breakfast
- Campus tours
- BBQ at Heritage House with Dr. Mark Rudin, A&M-Commerce president
- Volleyball tickets
- Football tickets
- Access to Family Weekend Tailgate
If you are interested in taking advantage of special meal pricing in the Lion’s Mane Cafe, you can purchase the following meal vouchers when registering:
Friday, September 20 Lunch
Friday, September 20 Dinner
Sunday, September 21 Breakfast
**Please note, meals in the cafeteria are not included in the Family Weekend registration price.
Is my Family Weekend registration fee refundable?
I have another question that was not answered here.
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 Amanda.Horne@tamuc.edu at least 10 days in advance to ensure reasonable accommodations can be provided for each event.
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?
Does my TAMUC student have to pay the registration fee for the Family Weekend?
Do I have to wear the lanyard during 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!
Do I have to check in for Family Weekend?
Can my student check-in for our family for the Family Weekend?
Can I register onsite for Family Weekend?
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.