ACU is thrilled to invite the families of ACU freshmen back to campus for a fun-filled Family Weekend! Featuring the antics of the Freshman Follies variety show, the annual football game and much more, we tailor this weekend for you, the families!
Check out the schedule below and make sure to register by clicking the button above so you can get:
- Free access to the Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center all weekend;
- A complimentary family photo taken by a professional photographer at the picturesque Jacob's Dream sculpture Saturday morning;
- Discounted tickets to Saturday's football game;
- A 15 percent discount at The Campus Store; and
- Specials at nearby restaurants Friday and Saturday night.
Please note: If your student is participating in Freshman Follies, time together may be limited by practices and performances.
Friday, Sept. 19
- 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.: Check-In – Hunter Welcome Center
- 11 a.m.: Chapel – Moody Coliseum
- 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch on your own – Special price of $6 at the Bean with name badges (or use the guest passes on your student's meal plan)
- 3-10 p.m.: Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center open – Pools close at 6 p.m.
- 6 p.m.: Hangout on the Hill – Special discounts available at local restaurants with Family Weekend name badges (a list of participating restaurants will be in your Family Weekend packet)
- 7 p.m.: Freshman Follies preview show – Cullen Auditorium
- 8:30 p.m.: Free Movie on the Hill – Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join us for Hook on the Onstead-Packer Biblical Studies Building front lawn
Saturday, Sept. 20
- 8 a.m.-10 p.m.: Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center open – Pools close at 3 p.m.
- 9 a.m.-noon: Check-In – Hunter Welcome Center
- 9 a.m.-noon: Family photos – Jacob's Dream (free with name badge). Come early if your child is in Freshman Follies.
- 10 a.m.: Freshman Follies meet and greet with faculty and staff – Cullen Auditorium
- 11 a.m.:
Freshman Follies – Cullen Auditorium doors open at 10:30 a.m. – SOLD OUT
- 11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Residence halls open
- 11 a.m.-5 p.m.: Maker Lab and AT&T Learning Studio open – Brown Library staff-guided tours will be at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
- 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch on your own
- 12:15 p.m.: Freshman Follies meet and greet with faculty and staff – Cullen Auditorium
- 1:15 p.m.: Freshman Follies – Cullen Auditorium doors open at 12:45 p.m.
- 3 p.m.: Football vs. Incarnate Word – Shotwell Stadium ($10 ticket price), 1525 E.S. 11th St.
- 6 p.m.: Freshman Follies meet and greet with faculty and staff – Cullen Auditorium
- 7 p.m.: Freshman Follies – Cullen Auditorium doors open at 6:30 p.m.
- 8 p.m.-close: Hangout on the Hill – Special discounts available at local restaurants with Family Weekend name badges