Family Weekend Schedule

Scroll down to see the full schedule or click the corresponding button below to jump to a specific day!

Thursday, September 29, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Early Check-In

Union, Room 394
 
Family Weekend events do not begin until Friday evening. The purpose of early check-in is to allow students to pick up materials in advance, allowing guests to go immediately to programs upon arrival. Early check-in is not required, but is strongly encouraged to help eliminate long lines on Friday evening.

Friday, September 30, 2022
9:00am - 12:00pm

Early Check-In

Union, Room 394
 
Family Weekend events do not begin until Friday evening. The purpose of early check-in is to allow students to pick up materials in advance, allowing guests to go immediately to programs upon arrival. Early check-in is not required, but is strongly encouraged to help eliminate long lines on Friday evening.
4:00 - 8:00pm

Family Weekend Check-In & On-site Registration

UNT Coliseum, Gate B
6:00 – 7:30pm

Scrappy’s ExtravaganzaSponsored by Orientation & Transition Programs

Lawn area between Rawlins Hall & the UNT Coliseum (600 Avenue D)
 
UNT Dining Services will be serving up pulled chicken BBQ sandwiches, chips and brownies. A vegetarian/vegan option will be available. The official Family Weekend Welcome will take place at 6:15 PM. View the menu on our Accommodations page.
 
6:15pm The UNT band, cheerleaders, and dancers will perform for Family Weekend Guests to get you ready for the next day’s football game!
8:00 – 9:00pm

Parent Dessert Reception - Sponsored by the UNT Parent Association & the UNT Alumni Association

Gateway Center, Ballroom (801 North Texas Blvd)
 
The Parent Association invites parents of all UNT students to enjoy complimentary dessert and spirits. This event is come and go, and a great way to meet fellow UNT Parents.
8:00pm

An Evening at the Movies - Sponsored by the University Program Council (UPC)

Lawn area between Rawlins Hall & the UNT Coliseum (600 Avenue D)
 
Bring a blanket and the whole family out to enjoy a movie on the lawn! This event is free for registered Family Weekend participants wearing wristbands. Popcorn will be provided.

Saturday, October 1, 2022
7:15am

Family Weekend Fun Run - Sponsored by Recreational Sports

Pohl Recreation Center (1900 Chestnut Street)
 
Wake up early for the annual Family Weekend Fun Run! The race will take you through the University of North Texas campus. Check-in will begin at 6:45 AM at the Pohl Recreation Center. The official start of the race will begin promptly at 7:15 AM. Buy a ticket for $10 per person when registering!
8:00am - 2:30pm

Family Weekend Check-In & On-site Registration

UNT Coliseum, Gate B
9:00 - 10:00am

President’s Breakfast - Sponsored by the Office of the President

Lawn area between Rawlins Hall & the UNT Coliseum (600 Avenue D)
 
View the menu on our Accommodations page
10:00am

Campus Tour Sponsored by the Eagle Ambassadors

Tours will leave from the Ticket Office in front of the Coliseum promptly at 10am
 
The UNT campus has grown over the year. With over 38,000 students there are new buildings, residence halls, and campus green spaces to see! Tours will depart from the north tunnel of the Coliseum.
10:30 – 12:00pm

Parent Association Meeting Sponsored by the Parent Association

Gateway Center, Ballroom (801 North Texas Blvd)
 
All Parent Association members are encouraged to attend this important meeting, which includes the election of new officers and goal setting for the upcoming year.
10:30am, 12:00pm, and 2:00pm

Sky Theater Sponsored by the UNT Sky Theater

Environmental Sciences Building (1704 W Mulberry Street)
 
Spend some quality time with your family or feed your thirst for knowledge by coming to a show in UNT’s captivating full-dome planetarium theater. Feel the thrill of traveling to nearby stars, taking a celestial roller coaster, or winding through a field of electrons within an atom.
10:30am – 3:00pm

Open Media LibrarySponsored by UNT Libraries

Media Library at Chilton Hall (410 E Avenue C)
 
Family Weekend participants can visit the Media Library in Chilton Hall from 10:00am - 3:00pm to check out board games, play on a variety of video game consoles and experience Virtual Reality, enjoy a screening of Disney Pixar’s Inside Out, or attempt to escape from the wizard-themed escape room. Interested escape room participants should stop by in the morning to sign up for a 30-minute time slot.
11:00am – 3:00pm

Open Recreation Sponsored by Recreational Sports

Pohl Recreation Center (1900 Chestnut Street)
 
Family Weekend participants can participate in open rec from 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM. All children under the age of 18 must be directly supervised by a parent/legal guardian at ALL times.
11:00 – 2:30pm

Mean Green Tailgate Sponsored by Orientation and Transition Programs

Tailgate location at the base of the pedestrian bridge, north of the Alumni Pavilion
 
Enjoy a tailgate meal from UNT Dining Services, including quarter-pound hot dogs and veggie burgers served with chips, potato salad, watermelon slices, and bottled water or soda. While you're there, be sure to get your face painted. Lunch activities are FREE for all registered participants wearing wristbands. View the menu on our Accommodations page
3:00pm

North Texas vs. Florida Atlantic

UNT Apogee Stadium Gate 3
 
Family Weekend ticket holders enter through Gate 3. Family Weekend tickets are issued for the north end zone. 

Sunday, October 2, 2022
9:00 – 11:00am

Farewell Breakfast Sponsored by Orientation & Transition Programs

Lawn area between Rawlins Hall & the UNT Coliseum (600 Avenue D)
 
Enjoy a delicious breakfast with your family to celebrate the conclusion of Family Weekend. Come and go as you please! Breakfast will be served until 11:00 am. View the menu on our Accommodations page

Contact Us



Instagram