Family Weekend 2015

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Saturday, September 26th

11:00 AM12:00 PM Family Weekend Check-In

Meet us in the ETBU Quad to pick up your schedule for the day as well as tickets for the Lunch on the Lawn and Tiger football game.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch on the Lawn

Join ETBU’s President and First Lady, Dr. Blair Blackburn and Michelle Blackburn, to officially kick off Family Weekend in the Quad! Lunch on the Lawn will feature good food and fellowship with students, family, and friends!

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Alumni Association "Mugging"

Enjoy tall frosty mugs of ice cream with root beer or soda as the Alumni Council offers free floats in a custom ETBU mug. Enjoy a cool treat and take away your free ETBU mug as a souvenir.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Family and Faculty Connection

After lunch, move inside the Ornelas Student Center to meet professors representing all of the academic departments on campus.

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM Tigers Got Talent

This is a new tradition that began last year! The Freshman Class Council will be displaying the talented students of ETBU.

5:00 PM6:30 PM Family Tailgate

Join ETBU students and gear up for the Tiger Football vs. Louisiana College game. Arrive at 5:00 PM at Tiger Alley (located next to the new Tennis Courts) to enjoy free food and cheer on the team as they head over to the stadium.

7:00 PM Tiger Football Game vs. Louisiana College

Be a part of the excitement and cheer on the ETBU Tigers as they take on the Louisiana College Wildcats at 7:00 PM at Ornelas Stadium. You can purchase tickets for the game at registration when you arrive or at the stadium before the game.

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Family Visitation

Saturday, September 26th: Noon - 10:00 PM*

*These extended hours are for family members only. No sign in necessary.

Regular Visitation hours for opposite gender visitors will be in effect beginning at 6 PM.

Please contact Madison Kauffman, Director of Student Activities, with any questions at 903-923-2326 or