Schedule of Events

Events for September 22-24, 2017

Events will be added as they are confirmed.

Friday, September 22
Event Time Location
Student Legal & Mediation Service
Open House

Stop by and visit the Student Legal & Mediation Services Office to learn more about the services that they offer all students.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM LSC 330
Campus Smiles Dental Office Open House 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Health Center
Rec Sports Free Access
Join Recreational Sports for some fun at the RSC.  Climb the climbing wall, check out the pool, or even get in a good workout (age restrictions apply).  Access is free when accompanied by your member student.
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Recreational Sports Center
Early Check-In
Registered guests check-in at the LSC Atrium to receive your t-shirt, lunch tickets, complimentary gift, and wristband for event access.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM LSC Atrium
Campus Tours 10AM, 12PM, 2PM Visitor Center

Photography In Place Exhibition
Presented by the Department of Art, Photography in Place is a curated exhibition of contemporary photography.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Gaddis Geeslin Gallery

1028 21st St.

Bearkat Soccer
SHSU VS. Texas A&M C.C.

6:30 PM Pritchett Field

Bearkat Pep Rally
Come out and enjoy refreshments, music, and entertainment while we cheer our football team to victory.  Special appearances by Coach Keeler, Bearkat Football, Spirit Teams, and Pep Band!

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM Bearkat Plaza
Loteria
Join SHSU's Program Council as they host Loteria which can be best described as Mexican/Spanish Bingo.  Program Council is happy to provide prizes and light refreshments.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM LSC Ballroom

Saturday, September 23
Event Time Location
Check-In
Registered guests check-in at the LSC Atrium to receive your t-shirt, lunch ticket, complimentary gift, and wristband for event access.  If you are unable to check-in during the posted times you or your student may pick up the registration bags and t-shirts the following week in the Dean of Student's Office in LSC Suite 215.
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM LSC Atrium

Coffee with the Administrators
Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with university administrators and receive a continental breakfast. 
*Co-Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations*
(Must show wristband)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM LSC Art Gallery
Pioneer Skills at Bear Bend Cabin
Come step back in time with the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.  Pioneers required a wide a wide array of tools and skills to help them survive on the frontier.  The Bear Bend Cabin will open to allow visitors to explore it and learn about some of those pioneer skills.  Try your hand at the tomahawk throw. Black powder demonstration on the hour (9AM, 10AM, 11AM, and 12PM).  You can learn about period toys and participate in some hands on craft projects.  This is a free event.  Just follow the "activity here" signs! (There is an admission donation to visit the Memorial Museum.)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sam Houston Memorial Museum Grounds
Parents' Association Meeting
Annual Parent's Association meeting. All parents are invited to attend.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM LSC Theater
Barnes and Noble - Campus Bookstore 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM LSC
College of Education Open House
Open House with Faculty, Staff, and Ambassadors to answer any questions and give a tour of the college.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM TEC 279
College of Humanities and Social Sciences Open House
Meet and Greet with Dean Zink and fellow faculty members. Light refreshments will be served.
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM 1st floor North Lobby, CHSS Building
College of Health Sciences Open House
Join the College of Health Sciences for a meet and greet.
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM LDB 201
College of Criminal Justice Open House
Open House with Faculty, Staff, and Ambassadors to answer any questions and give a tour of the college.
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM CJ Center Lobby
College of Business Administration
Open House
The College of Business Administration will be on hand to welcome parents and students.
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Smith-Hutson Business Building Lobby
College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication Open House
Join the Dean of College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication, Dr. Ronald Shields, for a meet and greet and enjoy light refreshments.
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM LSC 304
Department of Agricultural Sciences and Department of Engineering Technology (College of Science & Engineering Technology) Open House
Join us in the new Pirkle Engineering Technology Center.  There will be games and prizes, including t-shirts will be given out.
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Pirkle Engineering Technology Center - 2nd Floor Foyer
Carnival on the Concourse
Various departments and student organizations will be sponsoring games, activities, and information delight.  There will be activities for children of all ages. 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Johnson Coliseum
Campus Tour 12:00 PM Visitor Center
Rec Sports Free Access
Join Recreational Sports for some fun at the RSC.  Climb the climbing wall, check out the pool, or even get in a good workout (age restrictions apply).  Access is free when accompanied by your member student.
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Recreational Sports Center

Photography In Place Exhibition
Presented by the Department of Art, Photography in Place is a curated exhibition of contemporary photography.

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Gaddis Geeslin Gallery

1028 21st St.
Bearkat Lunch (1)
Sit back and enjoy a catered lunch prepared by Aramark Catering.  Enjoy live entertainment by local Houston artist J.B. Barnett.  His music is often compared to Jack Johnson, John Mayer, and Jason Mraz.  Lunch is for registered guests only.  (Must show wristband)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Johnson Coliseum
Honors College Parents Luncheon*
* By invitation only. Invitations are available through the Honors College.  Please call 936-294-1477 or email honors@shsu.edu.
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM LSC Ballroom
Bearkat Lunch (2)
Sit back and enjoy a catered lunch prepared by Aramark Catering.  Enjoy live entertainment by local Houston artist J.B. Barnett.  His music is often compared to Jack Johnson, John Mayer, and Jason Mraz.  Lunch is for registered guests only.  (Must show wristband)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Johnson Coliseum
Campus Tour 2:00 PM Visitor Center
Family Feud
Student Government Association (SGA) will host a fun-filled Family Feud event where families can compete, game show style, for prizes and gifts!  Don't miss this great family event!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM LSC Theater
Bearkat Crafts and Games
Crafts such as coloring or making a pasta necklace for the younger guests who may not want be able to attend Family Feud.  The LSC Kat Club will also offer free play for all guests to play pool, video games, arcade games, air hockey, table tennis, shuffleboard, etc.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM LSC Kat Club
M&M Bingo w/ Student Money Management Center
Enjoy bingo with helpful lessons on budgeting and financial aid.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

LSC 320

Classic Car Cruise-In
Come and vote for your favorite classic car.
**To participate in the car show email doso@shsu.edu**
(Participation in the Classic Car Show as a car owner or observer is voluntary and open to the SHSU community and public at large.  Any images or expressions displayed on classic cars are attributable to the car owner and not the University.  SHSU does not review, approve, or endorse any image or expression on participating vehicles.)

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Parking Lot P7
Family Weekend Pre-Game Tailgate
Come and enjoy music, food, and family at the Family Weekend Tailgate.  We will have activities for children of all ages. (Must show wristband)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Parking Lot P7
Bearkat Football vs. Nicholls State
*Tickets will need to be purchases through the Athletic Department at www.gobearkats.com.  Tickets are not included in the registration price. **Umbrellas are not permitted in Bowers Stadium.
6:00 PM Bowers Stadium

Sunday, September 24
Event Time Location
Interdenominational Christian Worship Service 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Farrington Pit
Bearkat Soccer
SHSU VS. Houston Baptist
1:00 PM Pritchett Field