Family Weekend Schedule

Family Weekend will be held September 23-25, 2022.

Additional open houses, academic college meet & greets, specialized tours, and more will be added to the schedule in the coming weeks. Please check back here for the most up-to-date schedule.

Family Weekend Check-In
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2nd Floor, Barnes & Noble at LSU Bookstore

Registered participants should check in to pick up your Family Weekend materials, including access passes, buttons, and other souvenirs prior to attending your first event.

Family Weekend Featured Sessions
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Final Times and Locations TBA)

Stay tuned for more details about campus departments and offices who will host sessions.

Family Weekend Welcome Buffet
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
East Lobby, LSU Student Union (Second Floor)
Registration is required.
Cost: TBA.

Join us for our LSU Family Weekend kickoff events! Enjoy some delicious dinner and desserts, while you mingle with other LSU families. Click here to view the menus. A cash bar will be available in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom. Dinner will be served from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the East Lobby on the second floor of the LSU Student Union. Seating will be available in the Tiger Lair and Royal Cotillion Ballroom. Dinner will be served continuously throughout the evening, so please arrive at your convenience.

Family Weekend Dessert Social
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Front Lobby, Barnes & Noble at LSU Bookstore

Registration is required. Cost: TBA.

Following the Welcome Buffet, join us for our Dessert Social from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. on the front patio of the Barnes & Noble at LSU Bookstore.

Movie Night sponsored by Campus Life
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Union Theater

Stay tuned for more details!

Family Association Game Night*
*Exclusive Event for Family Association Members
Bingo: 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom, LSU Student Union

Enjoy fun for the whole family with bingo and prizes! There will be two rounds of games – the first round will be held from 8:10 – 9:00 p.m., and the second round will be held from 9:10 – 10:00 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2nd Floor, Barnes & Noble at LSU Bookstore

Arriving on Saturday? Registered participants can visit the second floor of Barnes & Noble at LSU Bookstore to pick up your Family Weekend materials, including access passes, buttons, and other souvenirs prior to the Tailgate. Access passes will be required for entry into the Family Weekend Tailgate.

Family Weekend Tailgate
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
LSU Parade Ground
Registration is required. Cost: TBA.

Tailgating is an LSU Tradition! Join us for the biggest tailgate on the Parade Ground with food, live music featuring the Beaucoop Boogie band, special appearances, inflatables, a photo booth, face painting, corn hole tournament, and more! Look for our white tents, Family Weekend flags, and balloons. Even if you are not attending the football game, you are welcome to join the fun and attend the tailgate as long as you are pre-registered.

Family Weekend Cornhole Tournament
Begins at 2:00 p.m.
LSU Parade Ground (next to the stage)

Only families registered for the Family Weekend tailgate are eligible to participate. Teams consist of two people. The winning family will be announced at 3:30 p.m., and the grand prize is a $100 gift card to Barnes & Noble at LSU. Stay tuned for more details!

LSU Football Team Walks Down “Victory Hill”
4:45 p.m.
Located at the top of N. Stadium Drive

Golden Band from Tigerland marches down “Victory Hill”
4:50 p.m.
Located at the top of N. Stadium Drive

Golden Band from Tigerland takes the field for pregame performance
6:15 p.m.
Tiger Stadium

Kickoff, LSU Football vs. University of New Mexico
6:30 p.m.
Tiger Stadium

Please note that football tickets are a separate cost and not included in the price of your Family Weekend registration fee. For more information about ticket prices and policies, please visit our Football Tickets page

Family Weekend Yoga
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Location: TBA

Join us for morning yoga. We will have a limited number of yoga mats available. Feel free to bring your own mat if you have one.

Family Weekend Jazz Brunch
Two time slots offered:
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Royal Cotillion Ballroom, LSU Student Union + The Club at Union Square
Registration is required. Space is limited to the first 1000 registrants. This event typically sells out very quickly! Cost: TBA.

Join us as we close out Family Weekend with an all-you-care-to-eat, southern-style brunch buffet, featuring live jazz music and door prizes. Click here to view the menu. A cash bar serving mimosas and Bloody Marys will be available.