Family Day Fun!


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

Family Day at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23, 2017. The annual event brings families to campus where they can take tours, purchase Ranger gear, shop for tuition scholarships and attend a Ranger football game. 


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 on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Families can register as many times as they’d like, and the winning individuals will be presented with their awards during halftime (must be present to win).


  • Floral Designs

  • Banc Central


  • Alva State Bank (building open Friday; only drive-thru open on Saturday)

  • Alva's Market

  • Atwoods

  • Bar S Outfitters

  • Brown's Shoe Fit Co

  • Cancun Mexican Grill of Alva

  • Community Bank  (building open Friday; only drive-thru open on Saturday)

  • Cookie's Bowl & Café

  • Daisy Village

  • El Maya

  • Gambino's

  • Graceful Arts Gallery

  • Holder Drug

  • LaDEEda

  • Lyn's T-Shirt Factory

  • McDonald's

  • Merle Norman

  • Radio Shack

  • Rialto

  • Sonic

  • Schuhmacher's Copper Penny

  • Taco Village

  • Vanilla Bean

  • Wal-Mart

  • Wickedly Rustic

  • YouPick


Family Day registration is Saturday from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the Northwestern Student Center.

After registration, families are invited to attend the Presidential Pre-Game Program in the Student Center Ballroom from 2:30 – 3 p.m. Students and their families will hear from Dr. Janet Cunningham, university president, and will have the opportunity to meet with Northwestern faculty and staff members. After the Presidential Pre-Game, families will receive free tickets to the football game and a chance to win additional prizes.

Families also are invited to the Tailgate Party from 4 p.m. until kickoff on the west side of the Ranger Field Fieldhouse. Food and drinks will be served for $3 per person. In case of inclement weather, Northwestern will play host to the tailgate event in the Student Center.

Saturday’s events will wrap-up at 6 p.m. when the Northwestern Ranger football team takes on Southern Arkansas.

For more information, please contact Calleb Mosburg, dean of student affairs and enrollment management, at or (580) 327-8415.

No purchase necessary to “shop for tuition.”

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Phone: (580) 327-1700

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