University of Houston-Victoria

Student Life

Family Weekend

UHV Family Involvement ties students’ families to resources aimed at helping students succeed academically and socially while in school. UHV also offers its students and their families the opportunity to connect with the university and its faculty and staff through an event called UHV Family Weekend, which is held each academic year. This event provides families ample interaction with UHV faculty and staff, university programs and Athletics in an effort to build a sense of pride and support for UHV students.

Join us for Family Weekend Oct. 14 & 15 and check out the full schedule below!

Two free Family Weekend t-shirts will be available to students and a family member who register and attend Family Weekend. The first 400 attendees will receive a t-shirt but you must register and attend so please don't hesitate to register through the 2022 Family Weekend Registration Form today! T-shirts will be available for pick-up beginning at the Welcome Receiption on Friday evening. 

For more information on Family Weekend, please contact Hilary Kofron at (361) 485-4409.

Save the Date for UHV Family Weekend Oct. 14-15, 2022.

UHV Family Weekend Schedule of Events 

Friday, October 14

Dine Like Your Student | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Jaguar Hall Dining
Enjoy lunch with your student. Each family is allowed two free meals per student.*

Open House & Campus Tours | 1-5 p.m. | UHV Campus
Receive a campus tour while visiting UHV offices to learn more about their services! Meet at our Welcome Center in University Center Room 105 and received a tour from one of our awesome Student Ambassadors. 

Welcome Reception | 6-6:30 p.m. | University North Multi-Purpose Room
Take photos with jaX, our beloved mascot, pick up your free t-shirts and enjoy refreshments with faculty and staff.*

Math and Magic | 6:30-7 p.m. | University North Walker Auditorium
A Math and Magic performance featuring Dr. Ricardo Teixeira, our UHV Chair of the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. 

Crescent Circus | 7-8 p.m. | University North Walker Auditorium
A performance by a husband-wife duo, who fuse their expertise in magic and circus arts to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience.

Saturday, October 15

Morning Yoga | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Pyramid Row
Join us for a relaxing outdoor yoga session on the UHV campus. 

President’s Tailgate | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | The Cage Parking Lot
Featuring fun activities for the family, free food a DJ & more.
Free t-shirts will be available for registered attendees who were unable to pick them up on Friday evening, while supplies last.*

Women’s Soccer Game | 1-3 p.m. | The Cage
Help us cheer on our Jaguars vs. Paul Quinn College.

Men’s Soccer Game | 3:30-5:30 p.m. | The Cage
Help us cheer on our Jaguars vs. Paul Quinn College.

*Students must register on JagSync for two free t-shirts and two free meals at the Dine Like Your Student event.