Family Weekend

Friday, September 13

Friday

September13

13

Family Weekend Program Pick-Up

4:00PM—6:00PM central, (Campus Compass, Roaden University Center Lobby, 1st Floor)

Pick-up your program for the weekend! This program will be your guide to all the great events going on around campus and in the local community. *Gold & Legacy Parent Association Members... You may pick-up your ticket voucher for two (2) tickets during any of the program pick-up times.

Friday

September13

13

Discover Cookeville

All Day, (Various Locations)

Take some time to explore the city your student is calling home during their college experience! Enjoy dinner and dessert together on Cookeville's historic WestSide. Check out visitcookevilletn.com for a listing of all the great places to grab a bite to eat in this small, but vibrant town!

Friday

September13

13

Family Paint Nite at the Art Jam!

6:00PM central, (111 W 1st St., Cookeville, TN 38501)

Looking for some family fun on a Friday evening? Come by the Art Jam and paint a custom Tennessee Tech painting that will be a great keepsake from a weekend spent in Cookeville with your student! All supplies are provided. This event is free, but space is limited so arrive early!

Friday

September13

13

Family Paint Nite at the Art Jam - Sponsored by the Tennessee Tech Parent Association

8:00PM central, (111 W 1st St., Cookeville, TN 38501)

Come by the Art Jam and paint a custom Tennessee Tech painting that will be a great keepsake from a weekend spent in Cookeville with your student! All supplies are provided. This event is free and open to Parent Association members only by advance reservation. Space is limited. Information on how to register will be email to TTUPA members. If you have questions, please contact us at ttupa@tntech.edu

 

Saturday, September 14

Saturday

September14

14

Family Weekend Program Pick-Up

8:00AM—12:00PM central, (Campus Compass, Roaden University Center Lobby, 1st Floor)

Pick-up your program for the weekend! This program will be your guide to all the great events going on around campus and in the local community. *Gold & Legacy Parent Association Members... You may pick-up your ticket voucher for two (2) tickets during any of the program pick-up times.

Saturday

September14

14

Starbucks

8:00AM—3:00PM central, (Swoops Food Court, Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Need a quick pick-me-up or some caffeine to help start your day on the right foot? Visit our newly renovated Starbucks on campus, located on the ground floor of the Roaden University Center!

Saturday

September14

14

Chick-fil-A

8:00AM—7:00PM central, (Swoops Food Court, Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Whether you like chicken minis or a spicy chicken sandwich, stop by our Chick-fil-A on campus, located in the newly renovated Swoops Food Court, to enjoy a bit to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Saturday

September14

14

Family Weekend Golf

Various Tee Times, (Golden Eagle Golf Club - 1500 Country Club Rd, Cookeville)

If you're looking to get in some relaxing time on the green while you're in Cookeville, visit our Golden Eagle Golf Club for a quick round. Course is open to Tech parents, families, students, faculty and staff. For more information and to schedule a tee time, visit https://www.ttugoldeneaglegolfclub.com/

Saturday

September14

14

University Store

9:00AM—7:00PM central, (Roaden University Center, Ground Floor)

Whether you need some game day gear or want something to show off your Tech Pride back home, the University Store is the place to get all your Tech essentials! Show your Family Weekend Program for 10% off a single Tech logo item.  Note: Must have Family Weekend Program to receive discount; discounts are not applicable to clearance and technology items.

Saturday

September14

14

Parent Association Scholarship Breakfast

9:00AM—10:00AM central, (Multipurpose Room, Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor)

Join us in celebrating the 2019-2020 Parent Association scholarship recipients during the annual Scholarship Breakfast. This event is open to Parent Association members only, and space is limited. This event is currently closed!

Saturday

September14

14

Parent Association General Membership Meeting

10:00AM—10:30AM central, (Multipurpose Room, Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor)

Hear from the Parent Association Executive Director and Chairperson about the current state and direction of the Parent Association. Learn how you can get more involved with our upcoming initiatives and events! This event is open to Parent Association members only.

Saturday

September14

14

Family Weekend Scavenger Hunt

Until 5:00PM central, (Various Locations)

Are you up for a challenge? The whole family can participate in this campus-wide scavenger hunt for the opportunity to win a family basket full of Tech goodies! Complete the challenges to be entered to win. Winners will be announced after halftime during the football game. See back of Family Weekend Program for details.

Saturday

September14

14

Parent Association Silent Auction

10:00AM—3:00PM central, (Tech Pride Room, Roaden University Center, 1st Floor)

Stop by and browse the abundance of items available for bidding, including golf packages, restaurant gift cards, items from local boutiques, family entertainment packages and much more! Proceeds will support the Parent Association scholarship fund and association events. The Silent Auction is open to everyone!

Saturday

September14

14

Live Reptile Exhibit

10:00AM—12:00PM central, (Pennebaker Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 318)

Do reptiles fascinate you? Have you ever wanted to wrap a snake around your shoulders? Now's your chance! Stop by the Live Reptile Exhibit, sponsored by the Biology Department, to see the reptiles on display and learn more about these fascinating creatures!

Saturday

September14

14

College of Agriculture & Human Ecology Open House

11:00AM—2:00PM central, (Oakley Hall)

Stop by to see all the happenings within the College of Agriculture & Human Ecology! There will be honey bees and various insect collections on display, information on some current student projects and so much more! 

Saturday

September14

14

Whitson-Hester School of Nursing Tours

12:00PM-2:00PM central, (Bell Hall, Rotunda)

Meet in the Bell Hall rotunda for a guided tour of our state-of-the-art nursing building!

Saturday

September14

14

Office of Multicultural Affairs Open House

12:00PM—3:00PM central, (Leona Luck Officer Black Cultural Center & Noble Cody Suite, Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor, Room 258)

Join us for a family game day and the chance to see what the Office of Multicultural Affairs has to offer!

Saturday

September14

14

College of Education VISION Lab Tours

1:00PM—2:00PM central, (Bartoo Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 212)

Come experience the College of Education's VISION Lab. You'll be amazed with the interactive, technology-based program that will immerse you in a virtual reality experience! This experience takes our curriculum and instruction students into a virtual classroom where they can get real-life experience before ever stepping foot into a classroom. Now's your chance to experience it for yourself!

Saturday

September14

14

Magic & Ice Cream Show

1:00PM—2:15PM central, (Foster Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 233)

Curious to see what happens when you mix the elements? Come find out and be amazed as faculty and students of the Chemistry Department perform various demonstrations! You'll be in for a sweet treat when Dr. Swartling, with the help of his students, make ice cream with liquid nitrogen that can be enjoyed by all!

Saturday

September14

14

College of Engineering Showcase

1:30PM—3:00PM central, (STEM Center Lobby, Ray Morris Hall)

Visit with the College of Engineering's faculty, staff and student organizations to see all the exciting things our engineering students are involved in, including current student projects, new developments and competition teams! Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday

September14

14

Family Feud

2:00PM—4:00PM central, (Derryberry Hall Auditorium, 2nd Floor)

Join the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the Office of Residential Life as they host Tennessee Tech's version of the iconic game show, "Family Feud!" Family Feud challenges you to defend your team's honor with lightning-quick responses to questions surveyed on campus. Free snacks and beverages will be provided after the event for you to enjoy as you make your way to Tailgate Park!

Saturday

September14

14

STEM Center Experience

3:00PM—5:00PM central, (STEM Center, Ray Morris Hall)

Join the us for the STEM Center Experience featuring FREE 3D movie showings for the whole family in our virtual theatre, Sphero robotics, air rockets, one-on-a-kind virtual reality experiences and more!

Saturday

September14

14

Golden Eagle Walk

3:45PM central, (Tailgate Park, West Stadium Parking Lot)

Join in a Tech tradition as students and fans align the path and cheer as the Golden Eagle football team makes their way to Tucker Stadium before the game!

Saturday

September14

14

Family Weekend Tailgate

4:00PM—6:00PM central, (Tailgate Park, West Stadium Parking Lot)

Stop by for some free food and fun before the game! Don't forget to turn in your Scavenger Hunt cards at the Parent Association tent - winners will be announced after halftime during the football game! Food is limited, so first come, first served. Parent Association Gold and Legacy members may pick-up their two (2) tickets for the game at the Parent Association tent in Tailgate Park.

Saturday

September14

14

College of Business Tailgate

4:30PM—6:00PM central, (Front of Johnson Hall - Peachtree Ave.)

Come mix and mingle with other College of Business students and families before heading into Tucker Stadium to cheer on the Golden Eagles!

Saturday

September14

14

Running of the Freshmen

5:45PM central, (Tucker Stadium)

Witness an annual Tech tradition as President Oldham and the Class of 2023 lead the football team out onto the field before the start of the game!

Saturday

September14

14

Golden Eagle Football vs. Virginia-Wise

6:00PM central, (Tucker Stadium)

Come cheer on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles as they take on the Virginia-Wise Cavaliers in Tucker Stadium during their second home game of the 2019 football season! Tech students get in free with their Eagle Card (Student I.D.). Other tickets can be purchased at TTUsports.com or at the ticket booth on game day.

 Sunday, September 15

Sunday

September15

15

Family Weekend Golf

Various Tee Times (Golden Eagle Golf Club - 1500 Country Club Rd, Cookeville)

If you're looking to get in some relaxing time on the green while you're in Cookeville, visit our Golden Eagle Golf Club for a quick round. Course is open to Tech parents, families, students, faculty and staff. For more information and to schedule a tee time, visit https://www.ttugoldeneaglegolfclub.com/

Sunday

September15

15

Discover Cookeville

All Day, (Various Locations)

Take some time to explore the city your student is calling home during their college experience! Enjoy a Sunday brunch, enjoy some shopping in historic downtown or go for an exciting outdoor adventure. There's plenty to do both in and near the Cookeville area. Check out visitcookevilletn.com for some great ideas of things to see and do while you're here.

 

New Student & Family Programs