Parents & Families

Thursday, September 22nd

7pm – Cowgirl Soccer vs Howard Payne
HSU Soccer Complex

Friday, September 23rd

6am-9pm – Fletcher Fitness Center open
Pool hours: noon – 6pm

8am-5pm – HSU Bookstore & Spirit Shop open
Moody Center 1st floor

2-4pm – HSU Hymn Sing
Logsdon Chapel

6-7pm – YELL Practice
Led by HSU Cheerleaders & Spurs; Free HSU spirit t-shirt to those in attendance.
Moody Center Porch

7:30pm – Dinner and evening in Abilene with your student

Saturday, September 24th

9am-9pm – Fletcher Fitness Center open
Pool hours: noon – 6pm

4-5:30pm – Football Tailgate 
Free tailgate meal – no ticket required
Bridges’ Courtyard in front of Richardson Library

5pm through end of half time – HSU Spirit Trailer open
Shelton Stadium south end of home stands near the Alumni Porch

5:30pm through end of half time – HSU Alumni Check-In
Alumni Porch of the Fletcher Fitness Center (south end of Shelton Stadium)
Free giveaway to every HSU alumni

6pm Kickoff – Cowboy Football vs UMHB
Shelton Stadium
Ticket required – Purchase tickets through

Sunday, September 25th

9am-1pm – Church and Lunch with your student

1pm-9pm – Fletcher Fitness Center open
Pool hours: 1pm – 6pm

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