Skip to content

Family Weekend

Join us for Family Weekend!

Experience the community and spirit that our students enjoy each day as members of the A&M-Commerce Lion Pride.

We cordially invite you and your family to this year’s event, September 25 through 26, 2020.

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 carnivals, campus recreation programs, athletic events, planetarium viewings and many others.

Logo_VIII_Blue-Gold
Back to menu Scroll to top

Registration

Registration

Back to menu Scroll to top

Schedule

Family Weekend Events for Fall 2020 are currently being planned. The schedule will be posted soon. Check back later or follow us on social media.

Schedule

Back to menu Scroll to top

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is a check-in for Family Weekend?

Family Weekend check-in will be located inside the A&M-Commerce Alumni Center, 1706 Stonewall, Commerce, Texas, 75429.

Check-in is scheduled for Friday, September 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

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 you find this helpful? Yes No

Modification of – When is the registration deadline for Family Weekend?

The online registration deadline is Tuesday, September 22 at 5 p.m.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Who can attend Family Weekend?

This weekend is an ideal time for families of all students to visit A&M-Commerce. We invite parents, siblings, aunts and uncles, grandparents and anyone else in your family to join us for an exciting weekend!

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

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
Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Modification of – Where should I stay for Family Weekend?

Several hotels in Hunt County and Hopkins County are available to suit your needs. Commerce, Greenville (approx 14 miles from campus) and Sulphur Springs (approx 20 miles from campus) all offer accommodations.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

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.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

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.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Does my TAMUC student have to pay the registration fee for the Family Weekend?

No, your TAMUC student does not have to pay the Family Weekend registration fee.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Modification of – Can I register on site for Family Weekend?

Yes, you can register on site. Please be aware the cost of on-site registration will remain the same ($25) but NO T-SHIRT will be provided.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Do I have to check in for Family Weekend?

Yes! You will need to check in to get your family weekend t-shirt, lanyard and tickets.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Can my student check-in for our family for the Family Weekend?

Yes, your student can check you in and gather your t-shirt, lanyard, and tickets. Please make sure your student brings their A&M-Commerce student ID.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Is my Family Weekend registration fee refundable?

No, Family Weekend registration fees are not refundable. Please encourage your student to pick up your registration materials even if you are unable to attend.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

What can I expect at the Family Tailgate during the Family Weekend?

Enjoy a family-oriented tailgate experience located in the official Lion tailgating section. We will provide traditional tailgate food and drinks. This event is open to all Family Weekend participants and is not dependent on attending the game.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Where can I park during Family Weekend?

Feel free to park anywhere on campus during family weekend, Please observe and respect reserved spaces for handicap parking, special staff (i.e Resident Directors), university vehicles and emergency vehicles.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

I have another question about Family Weekend that was not answered here.

For any additional questions about Family Weekend, please contact [email protected]

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

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.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

How long is the Campus Tour and where do I check in?

The Historical Tour will take approximately 45 minutes. All participants will meet in the Rayburn Student Center Atrium to check in. Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour.

Historical Tour times are 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

Do I have to wear the lanyard?

Yes, you will need to wear your lanyard at all Family Weekend events. This will be your admission to events.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

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.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

What happens if I lose my football/volleyball ticket?

You must have an actual ticket to get into the TAMUC football and/or volleyball game.

If you lose your ticket(s) please contact our TAMUC Family Weekend Help Line at 903-213-3598

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

What happens if I lose my lanyard?

If you lose your lanyard, please call our TAMUC Family Weekend Help Line at 903-213-3598.

Do you find this helpful? Yes No

What happens if I lose my football/volleyball ticket?

You must have an actual ticket to get into the TAMUC football and/or volleyball game. If you lose your ticket(s) please contact our TAMUC Family Weekend Help Line at 903-213-3598

Do you find this helpful? Yes No
Loading
Navigate This Page