Family Weekend 2016

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Friday, September 16

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Family Weekend Check-In @ Ornelas Student Center
Meet us on the first floor of the Ornelas Student Center in Huffman Activities Area to pick up your schedule for the weekend as well as tickets for Dessert, Lunch on the Lawn, and the Tiger football game.

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Tiger Prez. Dessert & Coffee @ Huffman
Join the ETBU family to officially kick off Family Weekend in the Huffman Activities Area of the Ornelas Student Center! This event will feature great fellowship along with sweet treats!

Saturday, September 17

8:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Tigers Serve Saturday @ Meet at Baker Chapel
Come prepared to do a little manual labor and meet us in Baker Chapel to receive service assignments for our Tigers Serve service projects.

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Family Weekend Check-In @ The Quad
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 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch on the Lawn @ The Quad
Join ETBU’s President and First Lady in the Quad for Lunch on the Lawn with some good food and fellowship with students, family, and friends!

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Alumni Association Floats @ The Quad
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.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Family and Faculty Connection @ Huffman
After lunch, move inside the Ornelas Student Center to meet professors representing all of the academic departments on campus.

2:30 – 3:45 p.m. – Tigers Got Talent @ The Quad
Enjoy the third annual Tigers Got Talent show hosted by ETBU’s Freshman Class Council. We have some very talented ETBU Tigers!

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Men's Soccer Game vs. Rhodes College @ Cornish Field
Cheer on the Tigers as they play the Rhodes College Lynx from Tennessee. Admission to the game is free!

4:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Family Tailgate @ The Grove
Join ETBU students and gear up for the Tiger Football vs. Southwestern game. Arrive at 4:00 p.m. at The Grove (located next to the Tennis Courts) to see the Tiger Walk, enjoy free food, and cheer on the team as they head over to the stadium.

7:00 p.m. – Tiger Football Game vs. Southwestern @ Ornelas Stadium
Be a part of the excitement and cheer on the ETBU Tigers as they take on the Southwestern Pirates at 7:00 p.m. at Ornelas Stadium. You can purchase tickets for the game at registration when you arrive or at the stadium before the game. For more information about tickets, contact Sharon Hall at or 903-923-2188.

* The theme of this night’s football game is BLACKOUT. Feel free to wear black or a navy ETBU shirt in support of our ETBU Tiger Football team. They have new black jerseys with matte black helmets that they will debut at the game, too!

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Family Visitation

Saturday, September 17: Noon - 10:00 p.m.*

*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 6:00 p.m.

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