Friends & Family Weekend
CELEBRATE WITH US
Maverick friends and families, you are cordially invited to attend Friends & Family Weekend on Friday, October 20-22, 2023. Join us for a weekend filled with family-centered programs and events during the most vibrant time of year.
Event Weekend Schedule
Friday, October 20
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friends and Family Weekend Kick-Off: J Gilligan’s Bar & Grill 400 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010
Starting at 7:30 p.m.
- Maverick Families Night Out: Create your own experience!
- Explore Downtown Arlington
- We have partnered with Downtown Arlington to provide you with special offers and discounts during Friends and Family Weekend!
- City of Arlington Excursions
- If you purchased a ticket for the AT&T Stadium VIP Tour, make sure you get your ticket at check-in. Tickets can be purchased here.
- Planetarium Show | Chemistry and Physics Building
- Atlas of a Changing Earth is a brand-new show at the UTA Planetarium! Learn about how a revolution in one of the most basic of all human enterprises – the making of maps – is shedding new light on our planet’s evolution in the wake of rising global temperatures.
Saturday, October 21
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- Friends and Family Weekend Welcome Breakfast: University Center, Bluebonnet Ballroom
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Concurrent Events
- Academic Showcase: Various locations on Campus
- Resource Fair: University Center, Palo Duro Lounge
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Lunch and Family Time
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Maverick Family Games Competition hosted by Campus Recreation: Maverick Activity Center (MAC)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- Pumpkin Painting hosted by the UTA Ambassadors: Brazos Park
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Evening Entertainment and Dinner: Brazos Park
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Concurrent Events
- Fright Night Haunted House hosted by EXCEL Campus Activities: University Center, Carlisle and Rio
- International Observe the Moon Night hosted by the UTA Planetarium: Park Central Garage at 500 S Center St
Sunday, October 22
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- Maverick Parent & Family Association (MPFA) Appreciation Breakfast: University Center, Connection Café
Starting 11:00 a.m.
Educational Interest Sessions: University Center, Upper-Level
- Office of International Education
- University Police Department
- Office of Financial Aid
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
- Student Advocacy Services