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

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 21st at 3pm followed by The Corps Sunset Parade and our Parents, Facuity and Staff Mixer highlighted by a warm welcome from our Chief Operations Officer, Dr. Douglas J. Palmer. See You There!

The deadline to register for Family Weekend is Friday, October 14th!
This is also the last day that we could issue a refund! Again after Friday, October 14th we will not be able to issue any refunds!

TAMUG Family Weekend Registration


Family Weekend 2016
Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday:

4:00 PM – 7:30 PM Check-In, OCSB Lobby (Bldg. 3029)

5:00 PM Corps Sunset Parade followed by Yell Practice, (We will line up along the tennis courts and Intramural Field)

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Faculty/Staff, Administration and Parents Mixer (OCSB LOBBY)

6:00 PM Welcome by: Chief Operations Officer Dr. Douglas J. Palmer

Saturday:

8:00 AM Check-in – (Flag Room)

8:30 AM Breakfast, Dining Hall with Students

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

10:30 AM Faculty & Student Presentations
(Session options and locations inside schedule)

11:30 AM Maroon Group (see nametag)              Lunch P.E. Facility (Bldg. 3018)
White Group (see nametag)                                    University Presentation CLB 100

12:45 PM White Group (see nametag)                  Lunch P.E. Facility (Bldg. 3018)
Maroon Group (see nametag)                                 University Presentation CLB 100

2:00 Watch Party Saengerfest Park
(Saengerfest Park at 23rd and Strand)
Watch party, prizes, food, drinks and sea aggie entertainment.

2:00PM Optional: Final Galveston Harbor Tour (Weather Permitting)

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:
Book your group rate for Texas A&M University

Hampton Inn and Suites Galveston:
Call for Reservation:Group Code: TG1
Phone: (409)744-5600

Candlewood Suites Galveston
Call for Reservation: Family Weekend
Phone: (409)744-4440

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