Save the date:

October 6-7

Online registration for Family Weekend is closed. You can register on-site during check in.

Check in will be Friday, October 6th from 4-7 p.m. in the RSC Atrium and again Saturday, October 7th from 9-11 a.m. in the RSC Atrium

On-site registration will be $35 per family member.

Family Weekend Events

4:00pmCheck In Open (Until 7:00pm)
5:00pmFamily Weekend Welcome: Lucky Extravaganza (until 7:00pm)
Enjoy a Nacho Bar and opportunity to meet and mingle with other TAMUC families, staff and faculty.
7:00pmLion Soccer v. Houston Christian
7:00pmPlanetarium Showing: Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef
8:00pmPlanetarium Showing: Birth of Planet Earth
Enjoy an evening of Bingo! Anyone can win but TAMUC student must be present to claim prizes. Snacks and bar service will be available.

9:00amCheck In Open (Until 11 am)
9:00amCampus Recreation Open Gym (until 9 pm)
11:00amFamily Weekend Movie: Hocus Pocus
12:00pmFamily Weekend Festival (until 4 pm)*
Spend the afternoon enjoying music, games, novelties and local food trucks.
12:00pmFamily Swim (until 8pm)*
1:00pmFamily Weekend Movie: Hocus Pocus II
1:00pmFamily Climb at MRC Climbing Wall (until 6pm)
2:00pmLion Volleyball versus A&M-Corpus Christi
3:00pmFamily Weekend Movie: Hocus Pocus
5:00pm Family Weekend Movie: Hocus Pocus II
5:00pm Family Weekend Tailgate
7:00pmLion Football versus McNeese State**


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Frequently Asked Questions: Plan Your Visit

Does my A&M-Commerce student have to pay the registration fee?

No, your A&M-Commerce student does not have to pay the Family Weekend registration fee.

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Is there a registration fee, and what does that include?

Yes, there is a registration fee.  The registration fee is $35 per person (children 3 and under are free.)

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When and where is check-in?

Family Weekend check-in will be located inside the Rayburn Student Center.

Check-in will begin Friday, October 6th, from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, October 7th, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

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Do I have to register?

Yes! The A&M-Commerce Family Weekend Committee coordinates opportunities for families to enjoy a campus experience with their students.  The weekend includes social events, opportunities to network with University administration, faculty and staff, family weekend t-shirt, tickets to Lion Volleyball and Football games and much more!

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Who can attend Family Weekend?

This is an ideal time for families of all students to experience A&M-Commerce.  We invite parents, siblings, aunts and uncles, grandparents and anyone else in your family to join us for an exciting weekend!

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When is the registration deadline?

The online registration deadline is September 29th at 5 p.m.

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Can I register on-site?

Yes, you can register on-site.  Please be aware the cost of on-site registration will remain the same ($35) but NO T-SHIRT will be provided.

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Do I have to check in for Family Weekend?

Yes!  You will need to check in to get your family weekend t-shirt, wristband/food vouchers and tickets.

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Can my student check in for our family?

Yes, your student can check you in and gather your t-shirt, lanyard and tickets. Please make sure your student brings their A&M-Commerce Lion Card (student ID).

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Is my Family Weekend registration fee refundable?

Family Weekend registration fees are not refundable.  Please encourage your student to pick up your registration materials even if you are unable to attend.

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Do I have to wear the Lanyard?

Yes, you will need to wear your lanyard at all Family Weekend events. This will be your admission to events.

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What happens if I lose my lanyard?

If you lose your lanyard, please come to the Family Weekend check-in at the Student Center.

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What happens if I lose my football or volleyball ticket?

You must have an actual ticket to get into the A&M-Commerce football and/or volleyball game.

If you lose your ticket(s) please come to the Family Weekend Tailgate area.

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Frequently Asked Questions: During Your Visit

Where should I stay for family weekend?

There are a number of hotels in Hunt County and Hopkins County to suit your needs! Commerce, Greenville (approx 14 miles from campus), and Sulphur Springs (approx 20 miles from campus) all offer accommodations that are a short drive to campus.

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Where can I park during family weekend?

Feel free to park anywhere on campus during Family Weekend. Please observe and respect reserved spaces for accessible parking, special staff (i.e Resident Directors), university vehicles and emergency vehicles.

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What can I expect at the Family Weekend Tailgate?

Enjoy a family-oriented tailgate experience located in the official Lion tailgating section.  We will provide traditional tailgate food and drinks.  This event is open to ALL Family Weekend participants and is not dependent on you attending the game.

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Additional Frequently Asked Questions

I have another question that was not answered here.

For any additional questions, please contact [email protected]

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I have a family member who needs special accommodations. Who should I contact?

Please indicate on the registration form if any member of your family has dietary restrictions.  If you have a family member that requires special accommodations, please email Taron Green at least 10 days in advance to ensure reasonable accommodations can be provided for each event.

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  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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