Family Weekend 2024

Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5

Registration opens June 7th for Family Weekend 2024! The first 100 groups to register receive a spirit item to cheer our Huskies to victory!

Registration Costs:

Adults (ages 12+) – $30.00/person
Children (ages 6 – 11) – $15.00/person
Children (ages 5 and under) – Free (doesn’t include a t-shirt)
HCU current students/ HCU faculty and staff – $15.00/person

Your registration includes:

  1.  A super soft Family Weekend t-shirt
  2.  Wristband to attend the HCU volleyball and football games and dinner at the Family Weekend Tailgate
  3.  One spirit button to show your HCU pride – Husky Mom, Husky Dad, or Husky spirit
  4.  20% off a spirit item in the HCU bookstore during Family Weekend
  5.  Admittance to all Family Weekend activities, including the Husky Howl spirit rally, Husky Bingo, college open houses, and more!

Registration closes Thursday, October 3rd.

Family Weekend Schedule 2024

We are so excited to have you join us for Family Weekend! The 2024 schedule is still evolving but will be packed with exciting activities and avenues for campus exploration. Our goal is to bring our Husky Family to yours! As time permits, you can explore and participate in as many activities below as you would like. Most are come and go.

  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM: Family Check-In
    MD Anderson Student Center

    When you arrive to campus, please check-in at the MD Anderson Student Center where you will receive schedule information, your welcome bag & t-shirt, campus map, and wrist band to get into all Family Weekend festivities. You will also have an opportunity for a photo op with Kiza!


  • Campus Tours
    MD Anderson, near Check-In

    Wondering where everything is on campus? Participate in a self-guided campus tour and learn where your student is going to class, eating, and studying. We’ll provide the map with plenty of exciting places to see!

  • Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty Tours
    Morris Family Center for Law and Liberty

    Enjoy this self-guided tour through this iconic replica of Independence Hall. This new addition to our Husky campus is a stunning reminder of our country’s legacy and foundation.

  • Residence Life Open House
    Hodo Residence College Lobby

    Meet some of our Residence Life staff and explore where your residential student is living!

  • 1:00PM – 3:00PM: Campus Photo Ops
    MD Anderson Student Center, Soccer Fields, and the University Academic Center

    Don’t miss these exciting Husky photo ops! At MD Anderson, we’ll have our official Family Weekend photo booth set-up in MD Anderson by the Family Weekend check-in tables. Step into the “HUSKIES” at the soccer fields for a silly family picture or embrace HCU’s desire for all to feel welcome at the University Academic Center’s “You Belong Here” mural.


  • 1:00PM – 3:00PM: Husky Volleyball Game vs. Northwestern State
    Sharp Gym

    Cheer our Husky volleyball team to victory as we challenge Northwestern State. Admittance to the game is free with your orange Family Weekend wristband.

  • Husky Bingo, led by Greek Life
    Dillon II

    Win HCU spirit gear and challenge your fellow Huskies to an exciting game of Bingo! Greek Life will be hosting the event, so come get to know some of our amazing student leaders. Come and go as you can.

  • Husky Music Hour
    MD Anderson

    Need a break from the excitement? Come to MD Anderson to enjoy live music by HCU students and HCU-themed snacks.  This is the perfect place to hang out in between activities or as an avenue to just sit with your student and hear about their HCU adventure.

  • Husky Gear Up!
    HCU Bookstore, MD Anderson

    Utilize your 20% off coupon and add to your Husky spirit gear! Your coupon is valid for one item in the HCU Bookstore, excluding books and food.

  • HCU Abroad
    Hinton Center, Room 126

    Join our Director of Study Abroad to learn more about upcoming study abroad opportunities for Summer 2024! This is such an exciting opportunity to experience another culture through both direct enrollment and faculty-led programs.

  • Honors College Open House
    Atwood I

    If your student is in the Honors College, visit the Honors College Open House and learn more about this program and the academic and social benefits that it offers.

  • Museum Exhibits
    McNair Hall

    HCU is home to two unique museums – Southern History and Dunham Bible. Come explore both museums right off of McNair Hall and experience rich biblical and southern history!

  • College Open Houses
    Various by College

    Your student is here to become academic challenged and grow in their professional aptitude. We want you to see the  departments and unique offerings of our academic colleges.

  • Husky Howl Spirit Rally
    Sharp Gym

    Let’s get ready for some football! Join the HCU cheerleaders and band as we celebrate our Husky football team and prepare to cheer them to victory!

  • Family Weekend Tailgate
    Parking Lot by Atwood II (if rain, move to McNair Hall)

    Let’s get ready for some football – by eating some delicious pre-game food! Come join us for dinner, included with your Family Weekend wristband. There will also be face painting, music, and fun!

  • Husky Football vs. Southeastern University
    Husky Stadium

    Cheer our Huskies to victory!

Additional Information

Family Weekend Hotel Block Coming Soon

Towneplace Suites by Marriott
Houston Westchase
10610 Westpark Drive, Houston, TX 77042

Book your group rate for HCU Family Weekend

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate: 89 USD – 129 USD per night

Last Day to Book: Friday, September 27, 2024