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Family Weekend Tailgate

Schedule of Events

Don't forget to print your Tarleton State University Parking Pass before making your way to Family Weekend.

A printable schedule is available here.

Friday, September 26th

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check-In Thompson Student Center, Upper Level
  • Pick up schedule of events
  • Enjoy coffee, juice and Danishes
 Noon     Lunch
  • The Tarleton Dining Hall ($7.96 per person)  and the Texan Star Food Court will be open, or enjoy one of Stephenville's restaurants.
1:30 p.m. Financial Aid & Scholarships Thompson Student Center, Ballroom A
  • Informational session about re-applying for Spring 2014.
2:30 p.m. Academic Advising Thompson Student Center, Ballroom A
  • Informational session for Student Success participants.
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Campus Tour Welcome Center

4:30 p.m. Dinner
  • The Tarleton Dining Hall ($7.96 per person) and the Texan Star Food Court will be open, or enjoy one of Stephenville's restaurants
6 p.m. Planetarium Show Science Building Planetarium

7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Family Social Legends Country Club
  • Beer and Wine tasting and Live Music at Legends Country Club.
  • Mix and mingle with other families, get  to know your student’s new friends.

Saturday, September 27th

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.                   Check-in Dining Hall Patio (Purple Tent)               
  • For families who were not able to check-in on Friday.
  • You may also sign up for Tarleton Parents Association (TPA) at this time.
8:00 a.m. Breakfast Dining Hall Patio
  • Start the morning off right with a good breakfast ($6.53 per person).
9:15 a.m Texan Rally Dining Hall Patio
  • Enjoy a rousing pep rally featuring the athletic teams, marching band, cheerleaders, dance team, Plowboys and, of course, the Purple Poo!
  • Family Weekend T-shirts available for purchase at this time ($10).
10 a.m. to Noon TPA Meeting O.A. Grant Building, Room 119
  • Tarleton Parents Association meeting.
Noon Lunch
  • The Tarleton Dining Hall ($7.96 per person) and the Texan Star Food Court will be open, or enjoy one of Stephenville's restaurants.
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Residential Living & Learning Open House Tarleton Center, RL&L Offices

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Recreational Sports Open House Recreational Sports Center
  • Take a look at Tarleton's state of the art Rec Sports facility.

1 p.m. Planetarium Show Science Building Planetarium

1:30 p.m. President's Open House Trogdon House
  • Stop by the home of President F. Dominic Dottavio and his wife, Lisette, for lemonade and cookies.

2 p.m. Planetarium Show Science Building Planetarium

2 to 4 p.m. Kid's Camp Recreational Sports Center
  • Hosted by Kinesiology Fitness Club.

4 p.m. Dinner
  • The Tarleton Dining Hall ($7.96 per person) and the Texan Star Food Court will be open, or enjoy one of Stephenville's restaurants.

4 p.m. Texan Alley pre-game tailgating Memorial Stadium parking lot

  • Enjoy college football tailgating
  • SWAT Photo Booth
  • Live music

7 p.m. Texan Football game Memorial Stadium

  • Tickets available at the gate
  • Pre-purchase tickets by calling the tickets office at (254) 968-1832 or going to www.tarletonsports.com

Sunday, September 28th

Enjoy the day spending time with your Tarleton student.  You may find some activities such as religious venues, restaurants, etc. under “Family Time” on the Family Weekend Website at the link: http://www.tarleton.edu/familyweekend/familytime.html

The Stephenville Chamber of Commerce also has some events listed: