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Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Events will continue to be added and the Saturday schedule will not be confirmed until the football game time is confirmed. Check back often for updates.

Friday, October 6

  • 9:00am – 6:00pm

    Family Weekend Check-in and Family Headquarters, Student Center South- Bayou City Room
    All registered participants should check in to pick up your packets, including the Guide to Family Weekend, wristbands, tickets and other goodies! Stop by this location anytime you need assistance or just want to take a break. Sponsored by The Dean of Students Office All families are strongly encouraged to check-in on Friday!

  • 9:00am – 4:00pm

    Class with your student
    This is your opportunity to share your student’s college experience. Please ask your student to contact his/her professor for permission in advance. Please note that some classes will not be able to accommodate visitors due to limited space.

  • 10:00am – 11:00am

    Campus Tours, Welcome Center Front Desk
    Our UH Ambassadors are here to show you what makes us a great university! Meet at the Welcome Center for a Family Weekend campus tour to learn more about our resources, history and traditions. Sponsored by The Office of Admissions.

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm

    Dine Like Your Student
    Hungry? Visit any retail restaurant located in the SC or SC Satellite or Taco Cabana located in the stadium parking garage and receive $1 off of your purchase. (Not valid at McDonald’s, Kim Son, Sushi, Smoothie King, Shasta’s, or any convenience store location.) Please use coupon located inside your guide on page 8! Sponsored by UH Dining Services.

  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm

    Campus Tours, Welcome Center Front Desk
    Our UH Ambassadors are here to show you what makes us a great university! Meet at the Welcome Center for a Family Weekend campus tour to learn more about our resources, history and traditions. Sponsored by The Office of Admissions

  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm

    Family Weekend Happy Hour and Stadium Tour, TDECU Stadium
    Join fellow Family Weekend attendees for a social hour prior to the opening barbeque. Happy Hour pricing for beverages and food will be available.

  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm

    Alumni Reception, TBD
    Join fellow Cougar alumni for a reception prior to the opening barbeque. Special guests from the office of Alumni Relations will be greeting our alumni and highlighting another successful year. Light appetizers will be served.

  • 6:00pm – 8:30pm

    Fall Fest, TDECU Stadium TBD
    All family members are invited to our outside festival that will include live music, activities, and give-aways for all family members and students! More details to come! Sponsored by Center for Student Involvement and Student Housing and Residential Life

  • 6:00pm – 8:30pm

    Family BBQ with the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services*, TDECU Stadium Club
    All family members are invited to our annual BBQ event. Special presentations will be made by University of Houston administration. We will celebrate fellowship and UH success at this exciting event! Dinner and beverages will be provided. Sponsored by The Dean of Students Office

    *Please note that the BBQ seating is divided into two time slots: 6:007:00pm and 7:15 – 8:15pm. Your attendance time is indicated by the color of wristband you received at check-in. Red wristbands will attend the BBQ from 6:00-7:00pm and white wristbands will attend from 7:158:15pm.

Saturday, October 7

  • 9:00pm – 12:00pm

    Family Weekend Check-in, Student Center South-Bayou City Room
    If you just arrived, please stop by the registration room to pick up your packets, including the Guide to Family Weekend, all-access wristbands, and other goodies! (*this is for families who were not able to check in on Friday)

  • 10:00am – 11:00am

    Campus Tours, Welcome Center Front Desk
    Our UH Ambassadors are here to show you what makes us a great university! Meet at the Welcome Center for a Family Weekend campus tour to learn more about our resources, history and traditions. Sponsored by The Office of Admissions.

  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    (walk-in basis)

    Saleri Studio Saturday, Blaffer Art Museum located in the Fine Arts Building
    Family Weekend guests are invited to join Blaffer Art Museum for a free afternoon of artmaking inspired by Blaffer Art Museum’s current exhibition, Analia Saban. Beginning at 1 p.m., start off with a free guided tour that will spark your imagination. From there, bring your own ideas to life using the provided art-making materials. Bring your imagination and wear clothes that are suited to making art.

  • TBD

    UH Game Day Celebration, Please look for the “Family Weekend Tent” located at North Side of TDECU, grassy area near Entrance #4
    All families are invited to join us at the UH Family Tailgate (please refer to the map inside your Guidebook). Our celebration includes live music, UH band appearance, and visits with Shasta! A multitude of activities will be going-on so pick and choose what you and your family would like to participate in or just sit back and relax over good conversation and food. Food and beverages will be provided. Sponsored by The Dean of Students Office

  • TBD

    UH vs. SMU Football Game, TDECU Stadium
    Join us as we cheer on the UH Cougars in TDECU Stadium!

Sunday, October 8

Schedule TBD