Family Day | September 21, 2019

Family Day is an opportunity for your family to spend time together and learn about the opportunities available for your student at KU.  Please enjoy our scenic campus, museums, dining and many scheduled events.  

Stop by the welcome area on level one of the Kansas Union where you will find university staff available and information tables on student services.​  Pick up your KU Parent Association game day bag!

Welcome to the University of Kansas and Lawrence!

2019 Events 

  • KU Events Calendar

  • - KU v. West Virgina Football game at 3:30 p.m. September 21, 2019.  $20 discounted tickets for the KU Family Weekend football game can be purchased through KU Athletics through this link: https://kuathne.ws/2HY4C89

  • - Family Day Info Fair and Welcome Area:  On level one of the Kansas Union  you will find university staff and information tables on student services.​ Be sure to pick up your complimentary clear bag. 

  • The KU Endowment Association will be hosting a tailgate with cookies, water and giveaways  available for free to families of KU students on a first-come, first-serve basis. The tent will be open to guests before the football game only. 

  • - KU Natural History Museum Pop Up Science!: Saturday the 21st, 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Pop Up Science is a family-oriented program with hands-on science learning activities. 

  • - Spencer Art Museum BACKYARD BASH: Sunday, September 22 from 1-4 p.m. Join the Spencer Art Museum  in Marvin Grove for activities, games, performances and food trucks.  


  • FAQ's

  • Q: Do I have to register for Family Weekend?
  • A: No, but you will need to purchase football tickets if you would like to attend the game. There is also no need to register for the Info Fair in the Union, but please stop by to pick up your complimentary clear bag. 

 Q: Do I have to buy my student a ticket to the game if they have the All Sports Package? Can I sit with my student?

 A: Your student will already have a ticket to the game if they have the All Sports Package; they will need to print their ticket. You may sit with your student. Discounted football tickets are General Admission. 

 

 Q: Where can we park our car on Saturday? 

 A: Please pay attention to marked parking restrictions on campus. You may park around town and take a game day shuttle to campus. You may find more information on campus parking here and information on the shuttle here

 

 Q: When will game time be announced?

 A: Game time has been announced. The game will start at 3:30 p.m. on September 21, 2019. Go Hawks! 

 

 Q: What is there to do on family weekend?

 A: Family weekend is a relatively unstructured opportunity for your student to show you around campus and Lawrence. Please check out the links below to plan your weekend. 

 

 Q: Where can we eat on campus?

 A: There will be a tailgate set up on the backside of the Kansas Union before Saturday's game where you may purchase food. You may also purchase food inside the Football Stadium.  Residence Hall dining options are also open on the weekends. Don't forget to stop by KU Endowment's tailgate tent for free cookies, water and give aways. They will be near the Hawk Zone on the practice fields, located on the SE corner of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. 

 

 Q: Where can I find information for games days?

 A: https://kuathletics.com/facilities/memorial-stadium/

 

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