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St. Mary's University Family WeekendSt. Mary’s University
Family Weekend
Oct. 19-21, 2018

Families of St. Mary’s University students are invited to join us for a weekend of fun, entertainment and community. From a chance to meet your student’s classmates and residence hall neighbors to fun and games at Casino Night, your family is bound to have a good time exploring campus and getting to know the St. Mary’s community. We hope to see you there!

Schedule of Events

Join us for Rattlerpalooza, a 5K, a community service project, Rattler Athletics games, casino night, mass and more! Registration is encouraged but not required for weekend events.
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Welcome Events
4 to 6 p.m.

Families of students in the School of Science, Engineering and Technology
Richter Math-Engineering Center, Room 111

Families of students in the Greehey School of Business
Albert B. Alkek Business Building, Atrium

Families of students in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contreras Student Lounge and Contreras Family Terrace

Residence Hall Receptions
6 to 7 p.m.

7 p.m.
University Center, Conference Room A
Sponsored by University Programming Council


StMU 5K Run/Walk for the Neighborhood (Option 1)
7:30 a.m., Registration
9 a.m., 5K begins
Alkek Plaza
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Community Service Project (Option 2)
9 to 11 a.m.
St. Mary’s Community Garden

Women’s Volleyball vs. Newman
Bill Greehey Arena

Men’s Soccer vs. Lubbock Christian University
1 p.m.
Sigma Beta Chi Soccer Field

Casino Night
7 p.m.
University Center, Conference Room A


Coffee and Doughnuts
9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Barrett Memorial Bell Tower

11 a.m.
Treadaway Hall, Guadalupe Chapel

Getting to St. Mary’s

St. Mary's location on map

Driving directions

View the campus map to get directions. We suggest that you enter at the main entrance near Culebra and Memorial Drive or the NW 36th Street entrance.

St. Mary’s University is located approximately 20 minutes from the San Antonio Airport. A taxi cab to campus costs about $35 to $40 each way. In addition, Uber and Lyft provide pickup services from the San Antonio Airport.


View driving directions on Google Maps or an interactive campus map so you’ll know where to go once you arrive on campus.

Hotel and Lodging

San Antonio skyline

Below are a few offering special rates for guests of St. Mary’s. For more lodging options, visit the City of San Antonio’s website.


Do I need to register for any events?
Registration for Family Weekend is highly encouraged but not required. Register ahead of time at Registration is required for the StMU 5K for the Neighborhood. Register ahead of time at or on site the day of the run.

Is there a cost to attend Family Weekend?
There is no cost to attend Family Weekend; however, if you are registering for the 5K, there is a $20 registration fee ($10 for students). Register for the 5K at

I see there are two options on Saturday morning. Can I attend both?
The 5K and community service will occur simultaneously, so you will need to choose one option to attend. Families are welcome to join in the fun post-5K for live music, drinks, face-painting, pumpkin decorating and more.

Where can I park once I arrive?
All parking lots will be open to parents and guests over the weekend. Check the map for parking lot locations. Note, Lot H will be closed on Friday, and parts of Lots B, D, I and J will be blocked off on Saturday.

Do I need to check in once I arrive?
Once you arrive on campus, you may head to the first event of the weekend beginning at 4 p.m. Welcome events are separated by school. Check the schedule or check with your child for your welcome event’s location. Check back for more information about the check-in process.

Didn’t find what you’re looking for? For more information, contact St. Mary’s University Student Life at or 210-436-3436.

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