ON-CAMPUS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Events listed below are only a sampling of the in-person activities available on campus September 24-26, 2021 as a part of Horned Frog Family Week.  Additional events will be added throughout the summer and fall. 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

Thursday, September 23  |  7:00pm  |  Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium
Come cheer on the TCU women’s soccer team in their match against the University of Kansas Jayhawks. To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit www.gofrogs.com or contact TCU Athletics at 817-257-3764.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

Friday, September 24  |  All Day |  See Map in Schedule Booklet
TCU is a place of spirited belonging where Horned Frogs have long found connection through our culture and traditions. Learn about the history and traditions that make TCU special on this new, self-guided audio tour. A map of the tour locations can be found in the printed schedule booklet. Each location has a QR code that, once scanned with a smart phone, activates an audio file about the specific tradition or piece of history at the location.

Friday, September 24  |  All Day |  See Map in Schedule Booklet
For the fifth consecutive year, TCU has earned Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation. The national program, launched in 2008, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

TCU values its diverse species of trees and its sustained commitment to maintaining and restoring campus ecosystems. The over 3,200 trees on campus truly make a positive impact on the attractiveness and charm of our campus and provide much-needed shade.

Learn more about the trees on our campus by taking this new, self-guided audio tour. A map of the tour locations can be found in the printed schedule booklet. Each location has a QR code that, once scanned with a smart phone, activates an audio file about the specific species at the location.

Friday, September 24  |  8:00am-5:00pm |  Schollmaier Arena Concourse
Sitting just inside the main entryway of the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, the Jane & John Justin Hall of Fame celebrates not only men’s and women’s basketball, but all sports within TCU’s Athletic department.  Trophies, uniforms, and more are on display to tell the story of Horned Frog athletics. 

Friday, September 24  |  10:00am-Noon  |  Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center
Is your student eligible to order their TCU class ring? Families and eligible students are invited to come to the Kelly Center to see the Official Class Ring Collection, get sized, and order their TCU ring. All juniors and seniors are invited.

Friday, September 24  |  11:00am-4:00pm | Moudy Building
Located in the same building that houses the TCU School of Art, Moudy Gallery showcases student work, including exhibitions by undergraduates and MFA students. This 900-square-foot space also functions as a responsive place for one-off or pop-up projects that students and faculty develop. TCU regularly shows its support for local professional artists by providing a collaborative environment in the Moudy Gallery as a testing ground for work-in-progress. Exhibitions or events of this kind help artists get involved in numerous ways and significantly benefit TCU students by enabling them to develop their professional networks with the local creative community.

During Family Week, the Moudy Gallery will feature New Faculty Showcase: Dian Jian, TCU Assistant Professor of Art. Dan Jian is a visual artist who works across painting, drawing, animation, and video. At TCU, Dan teaches drawing and painting. She has exhibited her work internationally and here in the United States. Her Moudy Gallery showcase will feature new drawings and animations.

For more information, please visit theartgalleries.tcu.edu.

Friday, September 24  |  12:00-5:00pm | 2900 West Berry Street
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts (2900 West Berry Street) was established as a satellite space in 2008 to offer a platform for innovative contemporary art from an international context. Its regular changing exhibition program reflects significant developments in art and often features artists’ work that has never been shown in Texas before or is being made on-site during a residency period. During Family Week, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts will feature the work of artists Dani and Sheilah ReStack.

As partners and collaborators, Dani and Sheilah ReStack make video and photographic installations that explore connections between the domestic and the feral in contemporary life. Their approach weaves together real and mythical understandings of family, intimacy, place, desire and ritual. They often employ aspects of social practice and performance as a means to examine queerness, site-specific histories and human-animal relationships. Dani ReStack is an Associate Professor of Art at The Ohio State University. Sheilah ReStack is an Associate Professor of Art and Chair of Studio Art at Denison University.

For more information, please visit theartgalleries.tcu.edu.

Friday, September 24  |  1:00-5:00pm |  Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium
Start your weekend off in the right direction by visiting our official welcome center. Here, you can pick-up schedule booklets, family buttons, maps, and get answers to any Family Week questions.  

Friday, September 24  |  1:00-5:00pm |  Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium
Come pick-up any merchandise pre-ordered through the Family Week website.  Merchandise is organized by the name on the order.

Friday, September 24  |  1:00-5:00pm |  Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium
Forgot to place an online pre-order?  Come browse our selection of remaining 2021 merchandise, as well as items from previous Family Weeks.  You might even find a Holidays at TCU shirt in the mix!  Credit card only.

Friday, September 24  |  1:00-5:00pm |  Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium
Since 1897, the student-run Horned Frog Yearbook has been recording TCU’s history. Even though the covers and layouts have changed over the years, the yearbook staff continues to maintain the same goal – to preserve the University’s history and traditions. Over 100 years later, the yearbook staff has continued the same way of preserving history.

Come learn more about the history of this publication, flip through yearbooks dating back to the early 1900s, and see first-hand what makes The Horned Frog yearbook a beloved campus tradition.   

Friday, September 24  |  1:00-5:00pm |  Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium
Commemorate TCU Family Week 2021 with your free family photo.  Photo location will be at the end of the Yearbook Pop-Up Experience.

Friday, September 24  |  All Day
Many TCU academic colleges, departments, and administrative offices sponsor open house events during Family Week. This list is constantly being updated.  A final list will be available at the Family Week Welcome Center on Friday, September 24.

Fashion Merchandising  
1:00-3:00pm  |  Fine Arts Building (FAB)
Please join the Department of Fashion Merchandising faculty and staff as we celebrate our students. There will be student work displayed as well as light refreshments. Please join the Department of Fashion Merchandising faculty and staff as we celebrate our students. There will be student work displayed as well as light refreshments.

Athletics
2:00-4:00pm  |  Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena
TCU Athletics invites you to stop by Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena for a come and go Open House. Come get your picture made with TCU mascot SuperFrog; tour the Hall of Fame; meet Coaches and Athletics staff; and enjoy some drinks and light snacks.  The TCU Team Store will also be open for official TCU merchandise sales.

Center for International Studies
2:00-4:00pm  |  Reed Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby
Please join the Center for International Studies to learn about TCU study abroad opportunities. Students can study abroad as early as the summer after their first year, and opportunities include semester and short-term programs offering a wide variety of classes. Light refreshments will be served.

College of Education
2:00-4:00pm  |  Anne-Jones Lounge, Palko Building
Come meet and mingle with your College of Education faculty, staff, and students during this open house. Refreshments will be served.

Honors College
2:00-4:00pm  |  Milton Daniel Great Hall
Honors student and their families are invited to join faculty and staff of the John V. Roach Honors College for an open house in Milton Daniel Hall.

Neeley School of Business
2:30-4:00pm  |  Hays Business Commons
Join us for a Neeley Open House.  You’ll meet Neeley administrators and tour the beautiful new Hays Business Commons.  Tours depart from the Rogers Rotunda, first floor of Hays Hall.  Stop by the fountain at the Roach Family Plaza for treats from the Kona Ice Truck.

4:00-4:30pm  |  Shaddock Auditorium, Hays Business Commons
Dean Daniel Pullin will share news about exciting initiatives on the horizon for the Neeley School.

Intercultural Center
3:00-5:00pm  |  Brown-Lupton University Union, First Floor, Suite 1002
Join us for an Intercultural Center Open House. Come meet and mingle with staff of the Office of Student Identity and Engagement, Community Scholars Program, Gender Resource Office, and the Office of International Services. Tour the Intercultural Center and enjoy some refreshments.

Friday, September 24  |  1:00-5:00pm  |  Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center
Students are invited to come by the Kelly Center to pick up their official class ring.  Enjoy photo opportunities, sign the official TCU Ring Book, and enjoy lite bites. This event is come and go.

Friday, September 24  |  2:00-5:00pm  |  Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center
Is your student eligible to order their TCU class ring? Families and eligible students are invited to come to the Kelly Center to see the Official Class Ring Collection, get sized, and order their TCU ring. All juniors and seniors are invited.

Friday, September 24  |  3:30-5:00pm |  Campus Commons
The Community Commons is TCU’s outdoor living room.  Come hang out with friends and make new ones as a part of this new campus tradition.  Live music provided by TCU student talent.  Refreshments will be served.

Friday, September 24  |  5:00pm |  Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom
The Sophomore Class Pinning celebrates the return to campus of the previous year’s incoming class. The purpose of the event is to recognize and celebrate the demonstrated intent of sophomores to complete their education at TCU, encourage sophomores to assume their role as rising campus student leaders, and foster among sophomores a stronger connection and deeper affinity to their class and the institution as a whole. Students will participate in a brief ceremony, receive a class pin, and enjoy entertainment. RSVP form is for student use (there is a place on the form to include family member headcount).  To RSVP, please click HERE.  For more information, call 817-257-7855.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021

Saturday, September 25  |  All Day |  See Map in Schedule Booklet
TCU is a place of spirited belonging where Horned Frogs have long found connection through our culture and traditions. Learn about the history and traditions that make TCU special on this new, self-guided audio tour. A map of the tour locations can be found in the printed schedule booklet. Each location has a QR code that, once scanned with a smart phone, activates an audio file about the specific tradition or piece of history at the location.

Saturday, September 25  |  All Day |  See Map in Schedule Booklet
For the fifth consecutive year, TCU has earned Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation. The national program, launched in 2008, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

TCU values its diverse species of trees and its sustained commitment to maintaining and restoring campus ecosystems. The over 3,200 trees on campus truly make a positive impact on the attractiveness and charm of our campus and provide much-needed shade.

Learn more about the trees on our campus by taking this new, self-guided audio tour. A map of the tour locations can be found in the printed schedule booklet. Each location has a QR code that, once scanned with a smart phone, activates an audio file about the specific species at the location.

Saturday, September 25  |  12:00-5:00pm | 2900 West Berry Street
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts (2900 West Berry Street) was established as a satellite space in 2008 to offer a platform for innovative contemporary art from an international context. Its regular changing exhibition program reflects significant developments in art and often features artists’ work that has never been shown in Texas before or is being made on-site during a residency period. During Family Week, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts will feature the work of artists Dani and Sheilah ReStack.

As partners and collaborators, Dani and Sheilah ReStack make video and photographic installations that explore connections between the domestic and the feral in contemporary life. Their approach weaves together real and mythical understandings of family, intimacy, place, desire and ritual. They often employ aspects of social practice and performance as a means to examine queerness, site-specific histories and human-animal relationships. Dani ReStack is an Associate Professor of Art at The Ohio State University. Sheilah ReStack is an Associate Professor of Art and Chair of Studio Art at Denison University.

For more information, please visit theartgalleries.tcu.edu.

Saturday, September 25  |  1:00-4:00pm | Moudy Building
Located in the same building that houses the TCU School of Art, Moudy Gallery showcases student work, including exhibitions by undergraduates and MFA students. This 900-square-foot space also functions as a responsive place for one-off or pop-up projects that students and faculty develop. TCU regularly shows its support for local professional artists by providing a collaborative environment in the Moudy Gallery as a testing ground for work-in-progress. Exhibitions or events of this kind help artists get involved in numerous ways and significantly benefit TCU students by enabling them to develop their professional networks with the local creative community.

During Family Week, the Moudy Gallery will feature New Faculty Showcase: Dian Jian, TCU Assistant Professor of Art. Dan Jian is a visual artist who works across painting, drawing, animation, and video. At TCU, Dan teaches drawing and painting. She has exhibited her work internationally and here in the United States. Her Moudy Gallery showcase will feature new drawings and animations.

For more information, please visit theartgalleries.tcu.edu.

Saturday, September 25  |  8:00-10:30am  |  Kelly Center Lawn
Prior to kickoff, join the TCU Parents Association for a TCU-style tailgate meal just outside the entrance to Amon G. Carter Stadium.  All are welcome to attend.  Meal tickets ($25 per person) are required for participants, including students, and should be purchased in advance using the link below.  No meal ticket required for guests under age 5.  Meal tickets include access to the Kelly Center Lawn, tailgate meal, non-alcoholic beverages, and TCU giveaways.  Cash bar available. Tickets are currently SOLD OUT and we will not add any additional tickets for the tailgate due to space limitations.  For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Saturday, September 25  |  8:00am  |  Stadium Drive
Prior to kickoff make sure to stop by Frog Alley, TCU’s purple-powered pre-game party. Enjoy music, food and beverage, sponsor booths, TCU Band and Spirit appearance, and more!

Saturday, September 25  |  8:30am  |  Frog Alley
Come see your favorite Horned Frog Football players and coaches as they arrive at Amon G. Carter Stadium and walk through Frog Alley on their way to the locker room.  You won’t want to miss this TCU tradition.

Saturday, September 25  |  10:00am  |  Frog Alley
Get in the gameday spirit by watching the TCU Horned Frog Marching Band and spirit squads march by Frog Alley and into Amon G. Carter Stadium. Make sure you’re in your seats in the Stadium for their stadium pre-game show, starting 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Saturday, September 25  |  11:00am  |  Amon G. Carter Stadium/FS1
Come experience firsthand the excitement and tradition of TCU Horned Frog Football.  For more information, including game time and television coverage details, please visit www.familyweekend.tcu.edu > Football or www.gofrogs.comGates open 2 hours prior to kickoff.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021

Sunday, September 26  |  All Day |  See Map in Schedule Booklet
TCU is a place of spirited belonging where Horned Frogs have long found connection through our culture and traditions. Learn about the history and traditions that make TCU special on this new, self-guided audio tour. A map of the tour locations can be found in the printed schedule booklet. Each location has a QR code that, once scanned with a smart phone, activates an audio file about the specific tradition or piece of history at the location.

Sunday, September 26  |  All Day |  See Map in Schedule Booklet
For the fifth consecutive year, TCU has earned Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation. The national program, launched in 2008, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

TCU values its diverse species of trees and its sustained commitment to maintaining and restoring campus ecosystems. The over 3,200 trees on campus truly make a positive impact on the attractiveness and charm of our campus and provide much-needed shade.

Learn more about the trees on our campus by taking this new, self-guided audio tour. A map of the tour locations can be found in the printed schedule booklet. Each location has a QR code that, once scanned with a smart phone, activates an audio file about the specific species at the location.

Sunday, September 26  |  8:30-11:00am  |  Frog Fountain/Campus Commons
Join Kappa Alpha Theta as they host their annual 5K benefiting Court Appointed Special Advocates of Tarrant County. Cost is $20 per runner. To register, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/FortWorth/TCUTheta5K

Sunday, September 26 | 11:00am-12:00pm | Robert Carr Chapel
Join other Horned Frog families for mass for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Sunday, September 26 | 12:30-2:30pm | TCU Catholic Newman Center (2704 West Berry Street)
Come to the TCU Catholic Newman Center for a come-and-go mixer for families to visit, socialize, and tour the Center. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Sunday, September 26  |  1:00pm  |  Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium
Come cheer on the TCU women’s soccer team in their match against the Baylor University Bears. To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit www.gofrogs.com or contact TCU Athletics at 817-257-3764.

Sunday, September 26  |  5:00pm  |  Robert Carr Chapel
Disciples on Campus is a student-led ministry group affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). DOC worships every Sunday at 5pm in Robert Carr Chapel as a community, with a focus on entering each week refreshed and “Centered.” This 30-minute service is come-as-you-are, and DOC means it! Come in your comfiest clothes or your Sunday best—all are welcome.

Sunday, September 26 | 5:00-6:00pm | TCU Catholic Newman Center (2704 West Berry Street)
Join other Horned Frog families for mass for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.