Family Weekend 2023
Saturday, September 30th
Register now for Family Weekend 2023 – Saturday, September 30th! The first 100 families to register receive a spirit pom to cheer our Huskies to victory!
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:
- A super soft Family Weekend t-shirt
- Wristband to attend the HCU volleyball and football games and dinner at the Family Weekend Tailgate
- Two spirit buttons to show your HCU pride – Husky Mom, Husky Dad, or Husky spirit
- 20% off a spirit item in the HCU bookstore during Family Weekend
- Admittance to all Family Weekend activities, including the Husky Howl spirit rally, Husky Bingo, college open houses, and more!
Registration closes Thursday, September 28th.
Family Weekend Schedule 2023
We are so excited to have you join us for Family Weekend! The schedule is 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
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!
1:00PM - 2:00PM: Tour our stunning HCU campus!
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!
1:00PM - 2:00PM: Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty Tours
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.
1:00PM - 2:00PM: Residence Life Open House
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
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 vs. Northwestern State
1:00PM – 3:00PM: Husky Volleyball Game vs. Northwestern State
Cheer our Husky volleyball team to victory as we challenge Northwestern State. Admittance to the game is free with your orange Family Weekend wristband.
2:00PM - 3:30PM: Husky Bingo, led by Greek Life
Husky Bingo, led by Greek Life
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.
2:00PM - 3:30PM: Husky Music Hour
Husky Music Hour
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.
2:00PM - 3:30PM: Husky Gear Up!
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.
2:00PM - 3:30PM: 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.
2:00PM - 3:30PM: Honors College Open House
Honors College Open House
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.
2:00PM - 3:30PM: Dunham Bible and Southern History Museum Exhibits
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!
2:00PM - 3:30PM: College Open Houses
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.
3:30PM - 4:00PM: Husky Howl Spirit Rally
Husky Howl Spirit Rally
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!
4:00PM - 5:30PM: Family Weekend Tailgate
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!
6:00PM - 9:00PM: Husky Football vs. Lamar University
Husky Football vs. Lamar University
Cheer our Huskies to victory! Our Huskies are off to a great season, and we are so excited to support them as they take on Lamar.
Family Weekend Hotel Block
Towneplace Suites by Marriott
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 29, 2023