Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2020

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no formal Family Weekend in the fall of 2020. 

This year, we are excited to honor families through the Family of the Year nomination! However, to maintain the safety of students and families alike, there will be no formal Family Weekend in Fall 2020.

Families are valuable partners in helping students make the most of their University experience, and we want to ensure that students still have the opportunity to nominate their family for this prestigious recognition. Students can fill out the nomination form below. More updates to come in regard to nominations. 

Family of the Year Nomination

The West Texas A&M University Family of the Year Award seeks to recognize parent(s)/grandparent(s)/guardian(s)/family member(s)/mentor(s) who have made a significant impact and contribution to the life of a WTAMU student. By supporting and encouraging our students, Buff families also support West Texas A&M University.

All West Texas A&M undergraduate, graduate students are eligible to nominate their parent(s)/grandparent(s)/guardian(s)/family member(s)/mentor(s) for this award.

The 2020 Family of the Year nominations closed on October 12, 2020.

All submissions will be reviewed by the Family of the Year Committee. Check back for a list of our nominees

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call 806-651-2977 or email Sami Thompson at