Family Weekend Schedule - Friday

Tentative 2017 Family Weekend Schedule 

(Subject to change) 

Friday, September 29, 2017


Family Weekend Check-In & Information Table

1:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Arkansas Union Living Room

All registered Family Weekend participants must check-in to pick up their Family Weekend packages, schedule of events, memorabilia, and wristband. Students can pick up their families’ packages, if prior authorization was given. Stop by the Information Table for restaurant suggestions, an area worship list, directions, and more.


Full Circle Food Pantry Canned Food Drop-Off

1:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Arkansas Union Living Room

The nationally recognized Full Circle Food Pantry is this year’s Family Weekend Service Project. If you are interested in making a donation, bring food and personal products with you at this time. Most needed items include: tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, toiletries, canned soup, canned fruit, oatmeal packets, mashed potato mix, and reusable shopping bags.


Proud Razorback Family Photos

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm           Arkansas Union Living Room

Stop by the registration area Friday afternoon for a quick Razorback Family photo. There is no cost and the photo will be available at Make sure to “like” Parent & Family Programs and use the hashtag #UARKFamilyWeekend when sharing your photo on social media for a chance to win giveaways throughout the weekend.


Family Weekend Silent Auction

2:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge

The Parent Partnership Association presents the Family Weekend Silent Auction to benefit PPA Book Scholarships. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bid on a variety of items including signed athletic memorabilia and Fayetteville necessities. Bidding opens Friday and Saturday in the Arkansas Union. Winners will be notified by phone on Saturday afternoon.


Walking Campus Tour

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm           Arkansas Union Living Room

Join a Parent Ambassador for a walking tour of campus. Tours depart from the Arkansas Union Living Room and last approximately one hour.


PPA Cardinal Member Reception (PPA Cardinal Members only)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm           UARK Bowl (644 W. Dickson St.)

Mingle with other Parent Partnership Association Cardinal Members from across the nation, meet Division of Student Affairs staff and administrators, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks.


UARK Cardinal Nights: Casino Night

8:00 pm – 12:00 am         Arkansas Union

Join Parent & Family Programs and UARK Cardinal Nights for Casino Night! From Texas Hold ‘Em,  Black Jack, carnival games, interactive game shows, free t-shirts, food, prizes and more, your family will not want to miss this fun, family friendly event.