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 and to deepen their connection with the University. 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 and meet some other families, faculty, and staff in the process.

When is Family Weekend 2024?  September 13-15, 2024

When does registration open and close for Family Weekend 2024? Registration dates will be announced soon!

Does it cost money to attend Family Weekend? The majority of Family Weekend events are free. However, some events on the schedule do require the purchase of tickets. For more information, please refer to the Family Weekend schedule regarding costs and tickets for specific events.

When is the football game? TCU will play UCF on Saturday, September 14, 2024 for Family Weekend. Game time will be announced approximately 5 to 7 days in advance.

How do I purchase tickets for this game? Information about how to purchase tickets to the TCU vs. UCF game for Family Weekend participants is on the Football page of this website soon. For information about season tickets or other questions, please visit or contact TCU Ticket Sales at 817-257-1849 or

Does my TCU student need a ticket to attend the football game? All TCU students are admitted FREE to regular season home football games played at Amon G. Carter Stadium. Tickets are not needed – only a student ID. Student admission is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Families who want to sit with their student should buy assigned seating for their student outside of the student section (sections 121-127) using the methods outlined above. Seating in the student section is reserved for current TCU students only and will not be available for use by family members on Family Weekend.

Where do we park for the football game? Parking information for gameday can be found on the Football page of this website.

I still have more questions about football tickets or the football game, how do I contact TCU Athletics? Please contact TCU Ticket Sales at 817-257-1849 or

What time is the tailgate? The 2024 tailgate time is TBD.

What happens at the tailgate? You’ll have the opportunity to interact with fellow TCU family members, we will have photo opportunities, participate in various lawn games, and enjoy entertainment from various TCU groups! This is a come-and-go type event. 

When will apparel be available for purchase? Apparel is currently available for purchase through the TCU Campus Store and will be available online and in-person at the Campus Store while supplies last.

Can I find these items for sale from other retailers besides the TCU Campus Store? No. The merchandise sold via the link on this site through the TCU Campus Store is exclusive to Family Weekend and is not available through other retailers.

Who do I contact with questions about my apparel order? All apparel/apparel order questions can be directed to the TCU Campus Store at 817-257-7844.