Join us for Family Day!

Saturday, October 16, 2021 — 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! Register for Family Day 2021!

Photos from Family Day 2019 can be found on our Comet Families' Facebook page.

Sample Schedule

Morning Programs

More information to follow regarding scholarship and residence life breakfasts. These programs will be for scholarship recipeints and on campus students respectively.

Opening Program

McDermott Mall and Trellis Plaza
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Family Day 2021 Opening Program
Campus welcomes from University leadership, the Student Government President, Ryan Short, and distinguished alumni.

Family Tailgate

12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Family Day Tailgate
Join us on the Campus Mall for the Family Day Tailgate, lunch will be provided by various food trucks. Enjoy student performances, pictures with Temoc, and tailgate activities provided by UT Dallas Departments:

  • Office of Student Volunteerism
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • UT Dallas Chess Team
  • Student Organization Center
  • Student Wellness Center
  • University Recreation
  • Military and Veteran Center
  • The UT Dallas Activity Center and Rec Center West will be open to all Family Day guests. Please complete the required waiver if you wish to visit these amenities with your student.



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

    If you are unable to attend Family Day, there will be more involvement opportunities throughout the year.