Family Day Fun!

Family Day

Come join the Ranger Family for fun, food and Ranger Football!

The annual event brings families to Alva and to the campus where they can take tours, purchase Ranger gear, shop for tuition scholarships and attend a Ranger football game. 


Tuesday, Sept. 27, through Saturday, Oct. 1 

  • 8 a.m. Tuesday thru 11 a.m. Saturday (businesses in Alva) - “Shopping for Tuition” (see below for details)

Saturday, Oct. 1

  • 8-11 a.m. -- Shopping for Tuition
  • 8-9 a.m. - Alumni/Parent/Student Breakfast, Student Center Ranger Room
  • 9-10 a.m. - Registration for Family Day in the Student Center Commons
  • 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Northwest Mural Fest Scavenger Hunt in the community of Alva
  • 9-10:30 a.m. -- Student Center Bookstore Open
  • 11 a.m. -- NWOSU Soccer Game -- Alva Rec Park
  • 12:30 p.m. -- Check-in to pick up discount card after Northwest Mural Fest Scavenger Hunt -- Game Shop at Ranger Field 
  • 12:30 p.m. -- Tailgate Party, 4th Tier at Ranger Field
    • FREE food and drinks will be served at the tailgate (Sponsored by Western Equipment) 
    • In case of inclement weather, the tailgate event will be in the Student Center. 
  • 2 p.m. - Football kick-off for Rangers vs. Ouachita Baptist University 

Shop for Tuition Scholarships

Families are invited to visit the Alva merchants to “shop for tuition” to register for a $500, $300 or $200 tuition giveaway for the spring semester starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday through 11 a.m. Saturday. Families can register as many times as they’d like, and the winning individuals will be presented with their awards on the field at the game (must be present to win).

No purchase necessary to “shop for tuition.”  

Participating Businesses

*Please check operating hours at each business


Questions? Contact:

Ethan Sacket
Student Success Coordinator
(580) 327-8606

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-1700

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