Family Weekend 2017

SAVE THE DATE! OCTOBER 13-14, 2017

Click here to register for Family Weekend!
The deadline for registration is Friday, October 6th.
Also, don't forget to purchase a Family Weekend T-Shirt for $16 to support your Sea Aggie! You can purchase the T-Shirt when you register for the event! Don’t Forget Check-in begins Friday, October 13th at 3pm followed by The Corps Sunset Parade and our Parents, Faculty and Staff Mixer highlighted by a warm welcome from our Chief Operations Officer, Col Michael E. Fossum, USAFR (Ret.). See You There!


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 the Family Weekend Planning Committee, at familyweekend@tamug.edu.

Tentative:
Family Weekend 2017 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 13th :

3:00 PM Check-In,  Waterfront Pavilion 

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Harbor Tours, Small Boat Basin

5:00 PM Corps Sunset Parade followed by Yell Practice

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM   Faculty/Staff, Administration and Parents Mixer, Waterfront Pavilion

6:00 PM Welcome by: Chief Operations Officer Col Michael E. Fossum, USAFR Waterfront Pavilion

7:00 PM TAMUG Lacrosse vs. University of Houston, Recreation Field

Saturday, October 14th :

8:00 AM Check-in, Flag Room in Mary Moody Northen Student Center (Bldg. 3004)

8:30 AM   Breakfast, Cafeteria in Mary Moody Northen Student Center (Bldg. 3004)

10:00 AM Howdy Welcome, P.E. Facility (Bldg. 3018)

10:30 AM Faculty & Student Presentations-Session 1

11:30 AM Maroon Group (see nametag)   Lunch P.E. Facility (Bldg.3018)
White Group (see nametag) University Presentation

12:45 PM White Group (see nametag) Lunch P.E. Facility (Bldg.3018)
Maroon Group (see nametag) University Presentation

1:00 PM TAMUG Men's Soccer vs. University of Houston Recreation Field

2:00 PM Faculty & Student Presentations– Session 2
(Session options and locations on opposite page)

3:00 PM Family Free Time

3:45 PM Final Galveston Harbor Tour

4:00 PM Family Free Time

5:30 PM  Sea Aggie Entertainment and Texas A&M @ Flordia Tailgate Watch Party
Pier 21, Galveston, TX

*Schedule is subject to change


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