Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events for September 25-27, 2015

**Events will be added as they are confirmed.

Event

Time

Location

Friday, September 25

Early Check-In
Registered guests check-in at LSC 215 to receive your t-shirt, lunch tickets, and complimentary gift. 

10:00AM - 4:00PM

LSC 215

Campus Tour

10:00AM

Visitor Center

Campus Tour

12:00PM

Visitor Center

Campus Tour

2:00PM

Visitor Center

Bearkat Women's Soccer vs. Houston Baptist University

*Tickets will need to be purchased through the Athletic Department at www.gobearkats.com. Tickets are not included in the registration price.

6:30 PM

Pritchett Field

Bearkat Women's Volleyball vs. Lamar

*Tickets will need to be purchased through the Athletic Department at www.gobearkats.com.  Tickets are not included in the registration price.

6:30 PM Johnson Coliseum

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!

7:00PM - 7:45PM

Bearkat Plaza

Saturday, September 26

Check-In
Registered guests check-in at the LSC Atrium to receive your t-shirt, lunch ticket, and complimentary gift.  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 Students' Office in LSC Suite 215.

8:00AM - 12:30PM

LSC Atrium

Coffee with the Administrators
Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with administrators and receive a Continental breakfast.

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Austin Hall

Parents' Association Meeting
Annual Parents' Association meeting.  All parents are invited to attend. 

10:00AM - 11:00AM

LSC 320

Barnes and Noble - Campus Bookstore

10:00AM - 2:00PM

LSC

Campus Tour

11:00AM

Visitor Center

College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication Open House
The College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication will host an open house event in the main lobby of the Gaertner Performing Arts Center providing refreshments and prize giveaways.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Gaertner Performing Arts Center Lobby

College of Criminal Justice Open House
Exhibits from each CJ department, student organization, CJ study abroad, internships, gift shop, CMIT, LEMIT, forensics, victim studies, security studies, and graduate programs.

11:00AM - 1:00PM

CJ Center Foyer

Fun on the Field
Various departments and student organizations will be sponsoring game, activities, and information for your delight.  There will be activities for children of all ages. 

11:30AM - 2:30PM

Intramural Field 3

Campus Tour

12:00PM

Visitor Center

Honors College Parents Luncheon
*By invitation only.  Invitations are available through the Honors College.  Please call 936-294-1477 or email honors@shsu.edu

12:00PM - 1:00PM

LSC Ballroom

Bearkat Lunch (1)
Sit back and enjoy a catered lunch prepared by Aramark Catering while you listen to music performed by "The Mockingbirds".  Lunch is for  registered guests only.

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Johnson Coliseum

Bearkat Lunch (2)
Sit back and enjoy a catered lunch prepared by Aramark Catering while you listen to music performed by "The Mockingbirds".  Lunch is for registered guest only.  

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Johnson Coliseum

First Year Experience Panel: Supporting Your Student's Transition to College
Panel of faculty and staff who will discuss common questions and concerns that parents have.

2:30PM - 3:30PM

TBD

Bearkat Family Reception
Come visit our dorm halls and see what on-campus living is all about.  Meet our staff and enjoy light refreshments and giveaways. 

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Sam Houston Village
Bearkat Village
Lone Star Hall

Classic Car Cruise-In
Come and vote for your favorite classic car.  This year we will have extra special guests attending the show as well!

3:30PM - 5:30PM

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
.

TBA

Parking Lot P7

Bearkat Football vs. Houston Baptist
*Tickets will need to be purchased through the Athletic Department at www.gobearkats.com. Tickets are not included in the registration price.
**Umbrellas are not permitted in Bowers Stadium.

TBA

Bowers Stadium

Sunday, September 27

Interdenominational Christian Worship Service

9:30AM - 10:30AM

Farrington Pit

Bearkat Women's Soccer vs. Texas A&M - Corpus Christi

*Tickets will need to be purchased through the Athletic Department at www.gobearkats.com. Tickets are not included in the registration price.

1:00 PM

Pritchett Field

 

All sponsors are given the opportunity to post their event on the Bearkat Family Weekend schedule. Your attendance at all events is not required. 

This schedule is to provide you a variety of opportunities while attending Bearkat Family Weekend.


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