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Family Weekend 2017

November 10-12, 2017

Families are valuable partners in helping students make the most of their University experience. Family Weekend will be filled with fun, food, and activities. Spend time with your student, meet their friends, and get a glimpse of student life at WTAMU. Mark your calendar for a great weekend with your Buff family.

Register to Attend

Family Weekend registration is closed. Walk-in registration is available on Friday, Nov. 10, from 4-7 p.m. in the JBK Commons. We are unable to offer complementary event tickets for athletic events, theatre production or the Dining Hall. Families who register on Friday and wish to attend any of these events will need to purchase tickets. 

Purchase tickets for athletic events the Athletic Ticket Office, located inside the First United Bank Center.
Purchase tickets for theatre production at wtamu.edu/theatre
Admission to the Dining Hall can be purchased at the door.

Family of the Year Nomination

Family of the Year nominations are closed. Finalists will be contacted the week of Oct. 20.

2017 Family Weekend Schedule of Events

Please click here for a PDF schedule.

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Escape Room JBK Hazel Kelley Wilson Room
  To reserve a spot, email chuddleston@wtamu.edu
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Family Weekend Check In JBK Commons
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Welcome Reception JBK Commons
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. College Tours Various locations
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences Student Panel Agriculture and Natural Sciences building, Room 102
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. A Hard Day's Night in Narnia:
A documentary of a study abroad trip in the summer of 2017
on British influence on American Culture
Fine Arts Complex HD Studio
5 p.m. - 6 p.m. College of Business Media Minds Presentation Classroom Center, Room 221
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Buff Basketball Alumni Game First United Bank Center
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. PPHM Pop Culture Event Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (PPHM)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Buff Basketball vs Adams State First United Bank Center
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. WTAMU Theatre presents Much Ado About Nothing Happy State Bank Studio Theatre
  Tickets may be purchased at http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/bit-current-season.aspx
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Harrington String Quartet Northen Recital Hall
  Limited tickets available  
     
Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. WT in the Canyon Palo Duro Canyon
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Family of the Year Finalist Reception JBK Commons
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Tailgate Kimbrough Memorial Stadium
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Weekend Check In Kimbrough Memorial Stadium
11 a.m. PPHM Event: Armistice Day Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Greek Tailgate Kimbrough Memorial Stadium
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Buff Football vs Western New Mexico Kimbrough Memorial Stadium
5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Military Veterans Ball JBK Legacy Hall
  Tickets may be purchased at http://www.wtamu.edu/veterans 
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Buff Basketball vs Western State  First United Bank Center
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Family Movie Night featuring Spiderman: Homecoming Alumni Banquet Hall
7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. WTAMU Theatre presents Much Ado About Nothing Happy State Bank Studio Theatre
  Tickets may be purchased at http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/bit-current-season.aspx
8 p.m. - midnight Open AC Virgil Henson Activities Center
8 p.m. S'mores on the Patio Virgil Henson Activities Center Pool
     
Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017  
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Brunch Dining Hall
2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. WTAMU Theatre presents Much Ado About Nothing Happy State Bank Studio Theatre
  Tickets may be purchased at http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/bit-current-season.aspx
3 p.m. Trumpet Studio Northen Recital Hall