Join us for Family Day!

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 — Family Day is a UT Dallas tradition that brings students and their families together for a full day of fun. Meet other families, enjoy a catered lunch, and find out what's happening on campus!

Schedule of Events

Residential Life Open House, 8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

Have a student living on campus? Meet in the residence hall lobbies for a light breakfast and to catch up on the events that have taken place since classes began.

Check-in, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

At check-in participants will receive their meal tickets, soccer tickets, and Family Day t-shirts.

Opening Program, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Join us for opening remarks and stay informed about events and programs happening on campus.

Comet Crafts, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Guests 5-12 years old are invited to make a take-home craft with some of our student leaders.

Tailgate, 11:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy lunch catered by Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse plus:

  • Annual Family Day Volunteer Project
  • Compete against the UT Dallas Chess Team
  • Live entertainment

Soccer Games, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Cheer on our men's and women's soccer teams as they take on Hardin-Simmons University. Admission is included in your Family Day registration.





  • Free for UT Dallas students and children under 12.
  • $25 per person for family members..

Family Day T-shirts are available to our first 1,500 registrants. Due to limited supply, walk-in registrants are not guaranteed to receive a shirt. Thank you for your understanding.

Online registration for Family Day is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available the morning of Family Day, October 3, in the Arts & Technology building lobby from 9am - 10am. Only cash or check is accepted for walk-in registration payment.

If you are unable to attend Family Day, there will be more involvement opportunities during the fall semester.