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 2022?  Family Weekend 2022 is scheduled for September 30-October 2.

When does registration open and close for Family Weekend 2022? Registration for Family Weekend 2022 will open on May 18 at Noon CDT and will close at 5:00pm CDT September 21.

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.

What if the number of attendees from our family changes? If you have already registered and need to modify your registration, please email, explain your changes, and a member of our team will be happy to modify your registration for you.  There is no need to submit a new registration form to try to make the changes yourself.

What happens if I missed the registration deadline?  Can I still attend?  Absolutely!  Families who do not register by the deadline are invited to come to the Welcome Center Friday, September 30 from 1:00-5:00pm to complete a quick and free walk-up registration process.

When is the football game? TCU will play OU on Saturday, October 1. Game time is TBA.

How do I purchase tickets for this game? TCU Athletics is offering Family Weekend 2022 participants the opportunity to buy TCU Football vs. Oklahoma single game tickets on June 8 – before they go on sale to the general public.  To purchase tickets during this special Family Weekend pre-sale, participants must REGISTER FOR FAMILY WEEKEND no later than 5:00pm CDT on June 6. Please register using the email where you want to receive the football pre-sale link.

All eligible participants will receive an email from TCU Athletics around midday on June 8 with the link to purchase tickets.  There is a limit of 8 tickets per family during this pre-sale period.

Participants who do not register by the June 6 deadline can buy tickets directly from TCU Athletics at or TCU Ticket Sales at 817-257-1849 when they go on sale to the general public beginning July 1.

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 using the methods outlined above. Seating in the student section (sections 121 to 127) is reserved for current TCU students only and will not be available for use by family members on Family Weekend.

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

When will merchandise be available for purchase? Merchandise will be available for purchase beginning at Noon CDT on May 18. Sales will close at 11:59pm CDT on September 1.

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 am not able to attend Family Week in person. Can you ship my merchandise to me? Unfortunately, we do not ship merchandise. If you are unable to attend the in-person activities, please feel free to send your student to the Family Weekend Welcome Center from 1:00-5:00pm CDT on September 30 in the Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium. More information about this can be found on the merchandise page of this site.

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 visit the Contact Us page of this website to reach out and select the option for “Family Weekend Merchandise.”  A member of our team will then be in touch regarding a resolution to your concern.