Frequently Asked Questions

What is Family Weekend? Family Weekend is a program designed especially for parents and families of TCU students to give family members a sense of what the TCU experience is all about. The goal is to provide an enjoyable and informative experience where you will discover the rich opportunities for intellectual, social, and personal growth available to your student.

When is Family Weekend 2019? The dates are September 27-29th.

Is it appropriate to bring children to Family Weekend? Absolutely! For more information on kid-friendly events, please click on the schedule link above.

What is the attire for Family Weekend? All Family Weekend events are casual, unless otherwise stated.

Will their be handicapped access for Family Weekend events? Yes. All facilities where events will be held are handicapped accessible.

Does it cost money to attend Family Weekend? The majority of Family Weekend events are free. For more information, please refer to the schedule section of this site regarding costs and tickets for specific events. This schedule will be posted in spring and summer of 2019.

What if the number of attendees from our party changes after we registered? If you already registered and wish to add or subtract people, please email

When will merchandise options be available to view online? Merchandise will be available to view in the late spring/early summer.

Is the apparel sold on this site just for parents and families? No! All TCU community members are welcome to place an order through our site. Please note that we are unable to mail purchases. Therefore, please make plans to pick up your purchases during Family Weekend.

Can I find these items for sale from other retailers? No. The merchandise sold on this site is exclusive to TCU Family Weekend.

Can I purchase mom and dad merchandise from Family Weekend year-round? Unfortunately, we do not sell merchandise year-round.

Can you ship my purchase? Unfortunately, we do not ship purchases made on our website. Instead, purchases should be picked up during Family Weekend.

I will arrive in Fort Worth late Friday evening. Can someone else pick up my apparel purchase?Yes. You may send a representative other than the name on your registration to pick up your merchandise at Family Weekend.

What if I arrive outside of Check-In times? Families arriving outside of the designated pick up time may bisit the University Union Information Desk on the Saturday or Sunday of Family Weekend to pick up purchases.

What is the refund policy of merchandise? All sales are final and non-refundable.

What time does the football game start? Game time will be announced approximately 7-10 days in advance of the game. For an update football schedule, please visit

How do I buy football tickets? Football tickets can be purchased in the summer of 2019 from TCU Athletics or at any time (subject to availability) through Stub Hub – TCU’s official secondary ticket marketplace. For more information, please visit the Football section of this website.