2015 UTSA Family Weekend – October 9 & October 10
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 families, catch a Roadrunner Football game, and so much more! A variety of family friendly events are held on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, 2015. For a full list of Family Weekend events please see the event information below.
Specials Offered All Weekend
Six Flags Fiesta Texas San Antonio – 50% off General Admission Tickets - Saturday, October 10 & Sunday, October 11
Six Flags Fiesta Texas San Antonio, 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257
The UTSA Family Association has teamed up with Six Flags Fiesta Texas San Antonio, in offering substantial savings off the main gate price for families who wish to visit the fun-filled theme park! This special, offers not only savings, but allows our UTSA families to “print and go” - so you have your ticket in hand when you get to the park, with no waiting in line to purchase tickets. Enjoy a visit to the park with your family!
***Please note – UTSA Family Association staff will not be present or host an event at the theme park – this special price was created for families to utilize either day, at no specific time. Tickets are non-fundable.***
The Username is “UTSATICKETS” and the Password (numeric and case sensitive) is “SixFlags4”.
Double Decker and Trolley Tours of Downtown San Antonio – Special Discounts - Friday, October 9 & Saturday, October 10
Grand Trolley Tours, 321 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
The UTSA Family Association has partnered with City Tours in offering a special discount to UTSA families who wish to get a tour of Downtown San Antonio during Family Weekend. During this time, families can receive 50% off Double Decker tours and $3.00 off Trolley Tours. To receive the special discount, please say, “FAMILY WEEKEND 2015” to the sales clerk when purchasing tickets. Please note, tickets are not refundable.
Friday, October 9 Event
Family Fiesta- Friday, October 9 at 7:00pm - RSVP REQUIRED EVENT
Depot 4, San Antonio's Sunset Station – 100 Hoefgen Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78205 (formerly known as Aldaco's Mexican Cuisine)
Hosted by the UTSA Family Association and the UTSA Parent Council, this event is open to all Family Weekend participants. Hear from a UTSA faculty member regarding their journey in parenting a college student and their journey in teaching UTSA students! 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.
*PLEASE RSVP FOR THIS EVENT BY CALLING ORIENTATION AND FAMILY PROGRAMS AT 210.458.4724. SPACE IS LIMITED.
Saturday, October 10 Events
Alumni Tailgate Party – Saturday, October 10 at 3:00pm
Roadrunner Station Pavilion, 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, food, 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 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 and children 12 and under are free. Can’t wait to see you there! Please note, once a package is purchased, it is non-refundable.
UTSA Football Game – Saturday, October 10 at 6:00pm
Alamodome, San Antonio
Cheer on the Roadrunners as they take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs! Families also have the option to purchase two different Family Weekend Packages (parking not included). 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. Please note, once a package is purchased, it is non-refundable.
*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 to gain access to the UTSA Alumni Association Tailgate Party, the student must purchase a wristband to gain entrance.
Deadline to Purchase Family Weekend Packages is Thursday, October 1, 2015.
Family Weekend Package 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 (limited to the first 500 customers who pick up their package – size not guaranteed), Alumni Association Tailgate Party wristband (if Family Weekend Package One was purchased), and a UTSA Bookstore Coupon.
*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 Package Pick-up Information
Available: Monday, October 5 – Friday, October 9, 2015
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