• Parents and Family Weekend 2015

    Schedule

    *Registration requested
    **Indicates Early-Bird Registration price, if available
    Friday, October 23
    All Day Seek, Snap, Share!
    Photo Stations are featured throughout campus. Find each site, take your picture, then post your HSU Homecoming memory moments on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. #HomecomingHSU
    9:00 - 8:00p Registration (Moody Student Center)
    Stop here first! Register & receive your updated Homecoming Schedule Book, tickets, & nametag. Purchase tickets for upcoming events. Note: Pre-purchased tickets not picked up 1½ hours prior to event will be moved to will-call.
    4:45 - 5:30p Coronation Cookout* (Frost Art Bldg. Lawn, free)
    5:30 - 6:15p University King & Queen Coronation (Logsdon Chapel)
    Join current students & others to see who will reign for the remainder of the school year. Hosted by HSU’s Student Congress.
    6:00 - 8:00p The HSU Academic Showcase Preview & Homecoming Registration (Moody Student Center, north end)
    Preview what's new & exciting in HSU academics. • Register & receive your updated Homecoming Schedule Book, tickets, & nametag. • Purchase tickets for upcoming events. • Add your name to the "Who's Here for Homecoming" Banners.
    8:00p All-School SING! (Behrens Auditorium, $16/$14/$12)
    Will-Call opens at 6:45 & Box Office at 7:00. Select & order your seats online.
    Saturday, October 24
    8:00a - 12:00p Registration (Moody Student Center)
    Stop here first! Register & receive your updated Homecoming Schedule Book, tickets, & nametag. Purchase tickets for upcoming events. Note: Pre-purchased tickets not picked up 1½ hours prior to event will be moved to will-call.
    8:00a - 2:00p Homecoming Shuttles Circulate Through Campus
    8:30a - 12:00p The HSU Academic Showcase (Moody Student Center, north end)
    Learn about HSU's exciting educational news & visit with faculty from various schools, peruse a silent auction benefiting scholarships. • Add your name to the "Who's Here for Homecoming" Banners • Grab a snack • Purchase a Spirit Shirt • Meet up with friends. Featured in the Showcase: Graduate Studies, Irvin School of Education–Teacher Education, Leadership Studies, Kelley College of Business, Logsdon School of Theology & Logsdon Seminary, Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing.
    9:00 - 10:00a Parents Only Breakfast* (Moody Student Center 233, Free)
    Parents of current HSU students will meet and fellowship over breakfast. Dean of Students Brian Dawson will share ways to support your child and provide an update on what’s ahead this year. Activities and breakfast for younger children provided. Register online for a nametag and to let us know you’re coming.
    9:15 - 11:45a Ribbon Cutting! Tennis Mixer & Celebration (New, Streich Tennis Center at Vogel & Simmons, Tourney $35)
    Alumni, friends, & students are invited to visit the new courts and play in the 9th Annual “Help Them Succeed” tennis team fundraiser. Register online to play.
    9:45 - 11:45a For Kids (2-11) Posse Kids Corral (Sid Richardson Lawn)
    Come out and play with us! Bounce Houses • Crafts & Games • Face Painting & Hair Color • White Horse Rides (9:45-10:45) • HSU Spurs Dance Lesson (10:15-11:00). Parents are encouraged to stay with their younger children. Hosted by HSU’s Board of Young Associates.
    10:00 - 11:00a New! Student Life Open House (Moody Student Center, 2nd Floor)
    Come On Up! Meet the Student Life team and discover how your campus experience differs from that of today.
    9:45 - 11:45a For Youth (12+) HSU Next! (Alumni Wall, free)
    Meet & hang out with other middle and high school students. Lawn games, scavenger hunts, special gift, and drawing for an iPad mini. (Winner announced in 1st quarter of football game. Must be present to win. Register by Oct. 11 to receive extra entry.) Hosted by the Board of Young Associates.
    10:30 - 11:30a College of Fine Arts Homecoming Gala (Behrens Auditorium)
    Enjoy this celebration highlighting HSU’s visual & performing arts. Presented by the School of Music, Department of Art, & Department of Theatre. Come & stay. Or come & go.
    11:00a - noon HSU Artist, Book & CD Signing (HSU Bookstore, Moody Student Center)
    Artists & Authors pending. To participate, contact brittj@hsutx.edu/800-460-3908.
    12:05 - 12:25p Cowboy Band Concert on the Lawn (between Moody Student Center and Sandefer Memorial)
    12:30 - 1:30p Homecoming Indoor BBQ* (Moody Student Ctr, $10**/$12 adults, $6**/$8 kids 2-11)
    SKIP THE LONG RESTAURANT LINES!
    KEEP YOUR PARKING SPOT!
    Dr. & Mrs. Lanny Hall look forward to seeing you return Home to the Range! Visit with classmates out of the wind, rain, & sun, and enjoy lively music provided by HSU students. There will be plenty of BBQ along with other menu options.
    1:00p Football Pre-Game Festivities (Shelton Stadium)
    1:30p Football: HSU Cowboys vs. HPU Yellow Jackets (Shelton Stadium, $8/$5)
    Third Quarter Crazy Fan Contest hosted by Student Activities
    5:30p Parents Picnic on the Field* (Intramural Field, $10 adults/$6 kids 2-11)
    Current students and their families are invited to join in the fun! Bring your purple or gold blankets
    8:00p All-School SING! (Behrens Auditorium, $16/$14/$12)
    Will-Call opens at 6:45 & Box Office at 7:00. Select & order your seats online.
    Sunday, October 25
    8:00a Sunday School with Dr. Joe (poolside, Residence Inn, 1641 Musgrave Blvd)
    Dr. Joe Alcorta’s annual Sunday School lesson is hosted by HSU’s Hispanic Alumni Assembly.
    9:30 - 10:30a Alumni-Led Worship Service (Logsdon Chapel)
    Before returning home, join in a time of refreshment, reflection, music, & inspiration presented by HSU Alumni from this year’s honored reunion classes. Casual dress is suitable. Continental breakfast is available before & after.
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