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2014 UTSA Family Weekend

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Family Weekend is the perfect opportunity for families to reconnect with their students, visit campus, mix and mingle with UTSA faculty, staff, and other Roadrunner parents, catch a Roadrunner Football game, and so much more! A variety of family friendly events are held on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014. For a full list of Family Weekend Events please see the event information below.


Families also have the option to purchase two different Family Weekend Packages which include UTSA football tickets. Family Weekend football tickets are in the Student Seating Section of the Alamodome. Family Weekend participants will enter the Alamodome through one of the Student Entrances and are welcome to sit in any available seat.


*Current UTSA Students do not need to purchase a football ticket. Admission to UTSA athletic events are covered under their student services fee. However, in order for students to receive a Family Weekend T-shirt, they will need to purchase a Family Weekend Package or attend the Family Fiesta.

Family Weekend Package One is $30 per person and includes:
This package is listed as, “Family Weekend Tailgate & Ticket” on Ticketmaster and the Special Offer Code is “FAMILY”.

  • Family Weekend T-shirt (size not guaranteed)
  • Alumni Association Tailgate Party Wristband
  • UTSA versus UTEP Football Ticket
  • Coupon Codes to Various San Antonio Attractions
  • UTSA Bookstore Coupon

Click here to purchase a Family Weekend Package

Family Weekend Package Two is $10 per person and includes:
This package is listed as, “Family Weekend Game Ticket” on Ticketmaster and the Special Offer Code is “FAMILY”.

  • Family Weekend T-shirt (size not guaranteed)
  • UTSA versus UTEP Football Ticket
  • Coupon Codes to Various San Antonio Attractions
  • UTSA Bookstore Coupon

Click here to purchase a Family Weekend Package

FAMILY WEEKEND 2014 - ACTIVITIES

UTSA Rowdy Rally – Friday, October 24 at 3:00pm

University Center Paseo, UTSA Main Campus
Hosted by Orientation and Family Programs and the UTSA Family Association, this event features our UTSA Football Team, UTSA Marching Band and our 2014 Family of the Year! Come enjoy complimentary refreshments, music, and UTSA spirit perks during this fun filled, one-hour, pep rally! Young children and siblings are encouraged to attend as we will have a piñata that needs to be bashed! All are welcome to attend the Rally, no RSVP or registration is necessary. Parking is available in the Ximenes Avenue Garage at an hourly rate. For more information regarding parking for the Rowdy Rally please visit http://utsa.edu/auxiliary/docs/Visitor_Directions.pdf.

Family Fiesta- Friday, October 24 at 6:30pm - RSVP REQUIRED EVENT

Aldaco’s Mexican Restaurant – Depot 4, San Antonio’s Sunset Station
Hosted by the UTSA Family Association and the UTSA Parent Council, this event is open to all Family Weekend participants. Hear from UTSA’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. John Frederick, regarding UTSA’s journey in becoming a Tier One University. Also, listen to live mariachi music, eat tasty Mexican food, and enjoy refreshing beverages as you mix and mingle with other UTSA parents, faculty, and staff. Family Weekend T-shirts are available (sizes not guaranteed) at the Family Fiesta (families who purchase a Family Weekend package will receive their Family Weekend T-shirts with their pick-up package). PLEASE RSVP FOR THIS EVENT BY CALLING ORIENTATION AND FAMILY PROGRAMS AT 210.458.4724. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Alumni Tailgate Party – Saturday, October 25 at 3:00pm

Roadrunner Station Courtyard, Sunset Station
Join the UTSA Alumni Association and San Antonio Credit Union for the best tailgate in San Antonio! Come out and enjoy the UTSA Football Team Spirit Walk, Kiolbassa sausage, ice cold beverages, music, and so much more! The UTSA Family Association will host a perks table in which Family Weekend participants can partake in a prize wheel, children can get their face painted, or your entire family can get a caricature! UTSA Alumni Association members can show their active membership card to gain entrance to the Tailgate for free, Family Weekend participants can purchase their Family Weekend Package (packages can include an Alumni Association Tailgate entrance wristband, a football ticket, and a Family Weekend T-shirt) online at  http://bit.ly/1pchxy4 , or Tailgate entrance wristbands can be purchased on-site for $20. Can’t wait to see you there!

UTSA Football Game – Saturday, October 25 at 6:00pm

Alamodome, San Antonio

Cheer on the Roadrunners as they take on the University of Texas at El Paso’s Miners! Families also have the option to purchase two different Family Weekend Packages. Family Weekend football tickets are in the Student Seating Section of the Alamodome. Family Weekend participants will enter the Alamodome through one of the Student Entrances and are welcome to sit in any available seat.

*Current UTSA Students do not need to purchase a football ticket. Admission to UTSA athletic events are covered under their student services fee. However, in order for students to receive a Family Weekend T-shirt, they will need to purchase a Family Weekend Package or attend the Family Fiesta.


Family Weekend Package One is $30 per person and includes:
This package is listed as, “Family Weekend Tailgate & Ticket” on Ticketmaster and the Special Offer Code is “FAMILY”.

  • Family Weekend T-shirt (size not guaranteed)
  • Alumni Association Tailgate Party Wristband
  • UTSA versus UTEP Football Ticket
  • Coupon Codes to Various San Antonio Attractions
  • UTSA Bookstore Coupon

Click here to purchase a Family Weekend Package

Family Weekend Package Two is $10 per person and includes:
This package is listed as, “Family Weekend Game Ticket” on Ticketmaster and the Special Offer Code is “FAMILY”.

  • Family Weekend T-shirt (size not guaranteed)
  • UTSA versus UTEP Football Ticket
  • Coupon Codes to Various San Antonio Attractions
  • UTSA Bookstore Coupon

Click here to purchase a Family Weekend Package

Family Weekend Packet Pick-Up

Family Weekend Packages will be available for pickup at the Orientation and Family Programs office located at the UTSA Main Campus. The packages include a Family Weekend T-shirt (size not guaranteed), Alumni Association Tailgate Party wristband (if Family Weekend Package One was purchased), UTSA Bookstore Coupon, and a UTSA Family Weekend Coupon Code sheet featuring special discount codes for various entertainment acts around San Antonio, (Please note: The UTSA Football tickets will be emailed to you directly from Ticketmaster so you will have the convenience to print your tickets at home.)


Family Weekend Packet Pick-up Information
Available: October 20 – October 24, 2014
Office of Orientation and Family Programs
Main Campus – Multidisciplinary Students Building (MS) - 2.01.10
Office Phone: 210.458.4724
Office Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm

UTSA Main Campus map available at https://www.utsa.edu/maps/main-map.html

 

Meet Your UTSA Family

Receptions are held at different cities across Texas in conjunction with the UTSA Admissions Office, Alumni Programs and the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, to introduce prospective Roadrunners to our UTSA Alumni and Family Association members. Receptions create connections and friendships among prospective Roadrunners and develop a network for parents. Families of students are welcome to attend or host receptions in their areas. Contact Student Affairs Development Office at (210) 458-5125 for more information.

Family of the Year

One of the highlights of Family Weekend is the recognition of the Family of the Year. Nominations are received at the beginning of the semester. This award recognizes a family’s UTSA spirit and overall support of its student. The Family of the Year receives tickets to the UTSA football game, a “Family of the Year” plaque and a UTSA gift basket.


The 2014 UTSA Family of the Year

The Smith Family