Family Weekend 2016

Save the Date! October 21-22, 2016

Texas A&M University at Galveston's Family Weekend is an event that welcomes all family members of our student body to campus.

In addition to being able to see and interact with their student, attendees are invited to partake in a variety of events that showcase the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus, students, faculty, and staff.  Some of the activities you can expect to partake in include faculty research presentations, student organization performances, and campus tours just to name a few.

If you are in need of campus maps or directions to campus, you can locate them here.  Information about lodging, dining, and various attractions in Galveston can be found here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Derrick Ford, Family Weekend Planning Coordinator at fordd@tamug.edu.

TAMUG Family Weekend Registration


Family Weekend 2016
Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday:

  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Check-In
  • 5:00 PM Corps Sunset Parade, (Yell Practice and Live Music)
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Faculty/Staff, Administration and Parents Mixer Welcome by Chief Operations Officer Dr. Douglas J. Palmer

Saturday:

  • 9:00 AM Check-in,
  • 9:00 AM Breakfast,
  • 10:00 AM Howdy Welcome,
  • 10:30 AM Faculty & Student Presentations-Session 1 (Details will be on printed schedules)
  • 11:30 AM Maroon Group (see nametag) - Lunch
    • White Group (see nametag) – University Presentation
  • 12:45 PM White Group (see nametag) - Lunch
  • Maroon Group (see nametag) – University Presentation
  • 2:00 PM Faculty & Student Presentations– Session 2 (Details will be printed on schedules)
  • 3:00 PM Optional: Final Galveston Harbor Tour (Weather Permitting)
  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Night on the Strand  (Saengerfest Park at 23rd and Strand) Vendors, watch party, prizes, food, drinks and sea aggie entertainment.

Hotel Links for Discounted Rates:

www.HotelGalvez.com

www.TheTremontHouse.com

For a special Sea Aggie hotel rate at Marriott Towne Place Suites Galveston Island Gulf Front use this link.

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