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 2020? Family Weekend 2020 is September 11-13.

Is it appropriate to bring children to Family Weekend? Absolutely! Many of the events featured during Family Weekend are designed for participants of all ages.

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 is continually updated as new events are added.

When does registration open and close for Family Weekend 2020? Registration will open in the summer of 2020 and the deadline will be posted at that time, as well.

Do I have to register for Family Weekend or can I just come? We ask that families who plan to attend register in advance to aid us in planning events that can accommodate all participants. Families that miss the registration deadline are still welcome to attend and are encouraged to register during our Check-In time.

When will merchandise options be available to view online? Merchandise will be available to view in the summer of 2020.

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.

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 familyweekend@tcu.edu for resolution.

When is the football game? TCU will play Prairie View A&M on September 12, 2020.  Kick off is at 7:00pm CST.

How do I purchase tickets for this game? For information about tickets or to purchase tickets directly from TCU, please visit the TCU Athletics website or click “Football” along the top of this website.

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 seating is General Admission on a first-come, first-serve basis. Families who want to sit with their student should buy assigned seating using the methods outlined above. Please note that students need to purchase tickets for areas outside of the student section.

Am I supposed to wear a particular color in the stands for this game? TCU versus PVAMU does not have a specific color scheme assigned. Fans are encouraged to wear their favorite TCU attire.