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 2021? 2022?  Family Weekend (or Family Week in 2021) was held virtually the week of September 20-26, with in-person events September 24-26.  Event dates for the fall of 2022 will not be selected until a football schedule is released and all key campus event planners have met to calendar.  Please return to this website in the spring of 2022 for the 2022 event date.

When does registration open and close for Family Weekend 2022? Information about registration will be posted on this site once dates are selected.  Please check back in the spring of 2022 for more information.

I did not buy a shirt before Family Week 2021, can I still buy one? Family Week merchandise sales are closed for the 2021-2022 school year. Please look for our 2022-2023 merchandise in late spring/early summer of 2022.

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

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

I forgot/was unable to pick up my purchase during Family Week 2021, how can I get my items? Families who did not pick up their pre-purchased shirts and merchandise at Family Week 2021, will be contacted by email to arrange for pick up of those items.  Please check the email address associated with your purchase for additional instructions.

What is the refund policy of merchandise? All sales are final and non-refundable. In the event of a manufacturer defect or fulfillment mistake, please email for resolution.

I have a question about the Parents Association Tailgate? For help with your questions, please email