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Family Day

Family Day

K-State Parents and Family Association

122 Anderson Hall

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66506




2014 Schedule of Events

Planning for Family Day 2014 planning is underway! The time for the football game has not yet been announced. We will continue to update the schedule and times as more details become available.

Saturday, September 27, 2014


(2 hours prior to kickoff)

Family Time in Cat Town

The K-State Parents and Family Association is pleased to host the 9th annual Family Time in Cat Town on Saturday, September 27, 2014! Every K-State parent, family member and student is invited to this event, sponsored by Hy-Vee and Payless Shoesource.

Held in conjunction with Family Day, this casual pre-game event begins two hours before kick-off of the K-State vs. University of Texas El Paso game. The event will feature great food, the chance to purchase tickets to win $2,000 in FREE tuition for your student, fantastic door prizes, a fun-filled tailgate experience area, a photo booth, a visit from Willie the Wildcat and the opportunity to meet and interact with other parents, families and K-State administrators.

Register here!

Cost: $15 per person. Registration required.

Cat Town, Bill Snyder Family Stadium

(between 8:00am and 11:00am)

K-State Legacy Pinning Ceremony & Brunch

Celebrate your family's K-State tradition! The K-State Parents and Family Association will host this traditional celebration of loyalty to K-State. The ceremony recognizes the commitment of K-Staters across generations and concludes with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings and others pinning current K-State students as a symbol of shared loyalty to the purple and white. Family members who are not alumni are honored with K-Stater by Choice recognition.

Participants will enjoy a delicious brunch followed by the program and ceremony.

Register here!

Cost: $15 per person. Registration required.

Alumni Center Ballroom
9:00 am - 10:30 am

College of Business Administration -
CBA Family Day Breakfast

Please join the K-State College of Business Administration for a Family Day Breakfast from 9:00-10:30 on the third floor of Calvin Hall.

Cost: This event is free of charge.

Calvin Hall,
Third Floor

9:00 am - 11:00 am

School of Leadership Studies -
International Service Team Reflection

Listen as students involved with International Service Teams share their experiences from traveling to Mexico, South Africa, and the Dominican Republic.

Cost:This event is free of charge.

Leadership Studies Building

9:00 am - 11:00 am

College of Arts & Sciences -
Deans and Donuts

This is a meet-and-greet with a sweet bonus. Meet our deans and faculty members, learn about the power of an Art & Sciences education, and pick up a complimentary donut from Varsity Donuts (along with other goodies) in a casual setting as we gear up for game day. Formal comments from Dean Peter Dorhout will be at 10 a.m. We’re looking forward to welcoming our students and their families into the K-State ArtSci family!

Cost: This event is free of charge.

K-State Alumni Center,
Johnson North Terrace

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

K-State Student Union -
Informational Booth

Learn more about the exciting programs, services and opportunities your K-State Student Union provides for our campus and community!

Cost: This event is free of charge.

K-State Student Union,
First Floor (near the Cats' Den)


Department of Housing and Dining -
Residence Hall & Jardine Apartment Tours

Are you a K-State Alumni and former resident of one of our residence halls or apartments? Have you ever been curious as to what your old building looks like? Come see the changes, or see your student's room. Staff will be at each front desk to provide tours of our buildings and our newly renovated Jardine Apartment complex.

Cost: This event is free of charge.

All Residence Halls and the Jardine Apartment Complex

College of Human Ecology -
Human Ecology Family Day Brunch

The College of Human Ecology invites all Human Ecology students and their families to kick-off Family Day with brunch in Justin Hall. The college will have exhibits displayed throughout the building. The College will provide an assortment of refreshments.

Cost: This event is free of charge.

Justin Hall,
Hoffman Lounge


Recreational Services -
Rec Center Workout

Parents of K-State students may use the Rec Center for a workout free of charge when accompanied by their student!

Cost:  This event is free of charge with your student.

Chester E. Peters Recreation Center