ENMU Family Weekend

US Bank Family Weekend

Join us for ENMU's U.S. Bank Family Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, 2021 to Enjoy Time with your Greyhound Family and be Entered into a Drawing for a $1,000 Scholarship!

When you check in for Family Weekend, you will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a $250, $500 or $1,000 scholarship for the spring 2022 semester. Three lucky winners will be awarded the scholarships during half-time of the football game on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. (you must be present to win!) See the schedule below for more great events you can enjoy with your Greyhound family.

Friday, Oct. 15

Time Event
7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. New Mexico and West Texas Art Educator Exhibition
Golden Student Success Center (GSSC), Runnels Gallery
2:30–5 p.m. ENMU Sidewalk Chalk Competition
ENMU Campus
4–8 p.m. Check-In
Campus Union (CUB), Lobby
5:30–7:30 p.m. Family Weekend Dinner
Greyhound Arena (GA)
6 p.m. Greyhound Volleyball vs. University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Greyhound Arena (GA)
7 p.m. Big Band Dance
Campus Union (CUB), Dallan Sanders Patio

Saturday, Oct. 16

Time Event
8 a.m. to Noon Check-In
Campus Union (CUB), Lobby
8 a.m. Golden Student Success Center (GSSC) opens
8:30–10 a.m. Morning Mix and Mingle
Golden Student Success Center (GSSC)

Enjoy coffee, bagels and donuts with ENMU president, deans, department heads, faculty and staff
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ENMU Bookstore open
9 a.m. to Noon; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Blackwater Draw Museum open
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Blackwater Draw Archaeological Site Open
508 Route 467 just north of Portales
9 a.m to 9 p.m. New Mexico and West Texas Art Educator Exhibition
Golden Student Success Center (GSSC), Runnels Gallery
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Roosevelt County Historical Museum open
Roosevelt County Museum (RCM)
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Peanut Valley Festival
Roosevelt County Fairgrounds

48th Annual Peanut Valley Festival includes arts, crafts, food, music, games and entertainment
10 a.m. to Noon
  • Excel: Research and Creativity at ENMU
    Golden Student Success Center (GSSC)
  • Will enlighten and inform families with ENMU's star educators presenting on trending topics and research initiatives
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brunch at Crossroads Café Dining Hall
Campus Union (CUB)
Noon Volleyball vs. Oklahoma Christian University
Greyhound Arena (GA)
2 p.m.

Greyhound Rodeo Open Practice
Lewis Cooper Arena

Come see the your Greyhound Rodeo team in an open practice at Lewis Cooper Arena

3-6 p.m.

Agriculture Day Sponsored by New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau

Featuring the Southwest Dairy Mobile Dairy Classroom
Greyhound Stadium (GS)

4–6 p.m. Family Weekend Tailgate Sponsored by U.S. Bank
Greyhound Stadium (GS)
4:45 p.m. Dawg Walk
Greyhound Stadium (GS)

Fans welcome the Greyhounds on their way into the stadium
5:15 p.m. Pregame Concert
Greyhound Stadium (GS), Honor Wall Plaza
6 p.m. Greyhound Football vs. West Texas A&M
Greyhound Stadium (GS)


A $10 per person Family Weekend price includes admission to a variety of activities designed for parents and family members to have a great time experiencing Eastern with their Greyhound students. All activities are free for kids 12 and under!

ENMU students get into all events for free when they show a valid ENMU ID and are accompanying their family members who are participating in Family Weekend.

Cost: $10 per person, free for kids 12 and under

R.S.V.P for Family Weekend

View ENMU faculty and staff registration info