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UTSA Family Weekend 2018

Family Weekend September 28-29 2018

Family Weekend is the perfect opportunity for families to reconnect with their students, meet other Roadrunner families, and mix and mingle with UTSA faculty and staff at the many fun events throughout this wonderful weekend.

9/24/18 Update - Friday Night Kickoff Dinner Tickets SOLD OUT.

    To avoid lost tickets, All Dinner Tickets purchased online are automatically held for you to pick up on the evening of 9/28/18 at the entrance to the Dinner in the UTSA Sombrilla.

  • Family Weekend Football Game Tickets On Sale Now
    • Single Game Family Weekend Football Game Tickets now on sell - please check back for updates.

Events on Friday 9/28/18

Campus Experience

Family Weekend offers many ways to experience life at UTSA with your Roadrunner. Below are just a few ways to enjoy the weekend with your Roadrunner!

FAFSA Help, UTSA One Stop - John Peace Library, 1st Fl

You can submit your 2019 FAFSA beginning on October 1, 2018. As a resource to you, the UTSA One Stop will be staffed on Friday to handle fields any questions you may have about the FAFSA process.

"Free Friday" at UTSA Recreation and Wellness Center

Don't forget your workout clothes, because you'll haveFamilies usually enjoy access all day Friday to "The Rec" - one of the most popular spots on campus! (Rules limit access to 18 and older, please.) UTSA RWC Access Form

Free Campus Tours, by UTSA Main Campus Welcome Center - Two Time Slots: 10am and 2pm

The UTSA Welcome Center invites all Family Weekend participants and their students to come enjoy a student-led campus tour of one of the most beautiful college campuses in Texas. Get familiar with the UTSA academic colleges, student life and see our incredible Campus Recreation Center.

Family Fun in the Student Union

Stop by the Student Union Information Desk and enjoy:

  • Free popcorn/tea/lemonade at Info Desk
  • Free photo across from Info Desk
  • Coupon for Roadrunner Express Spirit Store (store open 11am-1pm on Saturday, 9/29)

UCinema Special Family Edition - Free Movie with Your Roadrunner

We'll be screening the movie, Toy Story, in the Student Union Retama Auditorium on Friday at 6pm and 9pm, and again on Saturday at 7pm - hope to see you there!

Special Family Access and Pricing at UTSA Roadrunner Cafe (On Campus)

Use this Coupon to enjoy a $6 all-you-can-eat meal with you family at Roadrunner Cafe, located on the Main Campus near Chaparral Village! Present this coupon (digital or print version) to the cashier at the time of your purchase. Coupon only valid September 28-29.

Family Weekend Friday Night Kickoff Dinner SOLD OUT

Family Fiesta Kickoff Dinner is Sold Out.

As an alternative, consider using this Roadrunner Cafe Coupon for a discounted all-you-can-eat meal.

Time and Location

Friday, 6:30 - 8:30pm, UTSA Main Campus Sombrilla


Patrons park for free, without a UTSA permit, in spaces marked as Employee A, Employee B, and unmarked commuter spaces from 5pm Friday through 6am Monday, without risk of receiving a citation. Please do not park in spaces marked "Reserved" or in parking lots designated for resident students. Please see the UTSA parking map to identify Employee A, Employee B, and commuter areas.

Events on Saturday 9/29/18


"Rally at the Alley" - UTSA Student Tailgate, Special Family Edition - FREE!

Come with your Roadrunner to this Family-friendly UTSA Student Tailgate and enjoy Free food, non-alcoholic beverages, music, and so much more.come early, while supplies last!

Time and Location

Saturday, 2-5pm  |  Alamodome Parking Lot C - adjacent to Roadrunner Alley

UTSA Football Game - UTSA vs. UTEP

Cheer on your UTSA Roadrunners as they take on the UTEP Miners! Families who purchase Family Weekend football tickets will be seated 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.

Time and Location

Saturday, 6pm, Alamodome


Special family pricing is $10.00 per person to sit in the student section.*

* Current UTSA Students enter free with their UTSA Student ID - student admission to UTSA athletic events is covered under their student fee.