Family Weekend

WELCOME TO FAMILY WEEKEND

Family Weekend 2017 will be held on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28.

FAMILY WEEKEND REGISTRATION:

Click here to register and pay online for Family Weekend. Registration ends on Monday, October 16 at 11:59 p.m.

The $35 registration fee for Family Weekend includes:

  • Family Spirit Pack (1 per family): Face paint, noise makers, car magnets, Pitt smart-touch gloves, temporary tattoos, pom poms, beads, key chain – all in a clear, stadium-approved bag.
  • Welcome Reception
  • Family Bingo & Live Trivia!
  • Parent Coffee Lounge
  • Exclusive Family Weekend Discounts
  • Complimentary use of campus shuttle and football game shuttle
  • Option to Purchase $12 Football Game Tickets
  • Option to utilize the student ticket Exchange (exclusive to Family Weekend Registrants)
  • Option to gain expedited entry to the residence halls

FAMILY WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

We  encourage all Family Weekend Participants to download the Pitt Family Weekend 2017 guide on your mobile device through the Guidebook App. By using Guidebook you will have the most up-to-date schedule of Family Weekend events. Click here to download Pitt Family Weekend 2017 Guide.  Print schedules will be available at check-in.

FAMILY WEEKEND CHECK-IN:

Family Weekend check-in will take place in the William Pitt Union Ballroom on Friday, October 27 from 1 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 28, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Pick up your Family Weekend registration items: wristbands, event tickets, updated schedule, and Spirit Pack. Student or parent photo ID required. Not all family members need to be present to check-in for Family Weekend. All members need to be present to receive residence hall wristbands.

Important: All families using the Student Ticket Exchange Option must check-in Friday, October 27. Student Ticket Exchanges are not available on Saturday, October 28. Your student may check in on behalf of your family.

FAMILY WEEKEND PARKING:

Public parking is available at multiple locations on lower and upper campus. Soldiers and Sailors (SS) Garage is most convenient to the O’Hara Student Center and William Pitt Union on lower campus. For vehicles entering after 4 p.m. on Friday, a flat rate applies. Vehicles entering before 4 p.m. will pay the hourly rate for the entire length of their parking stay. The garage closes nightly—please refer to the posted closing time.

Upper campus parking is available in the OC (Allequippa Street) Lot, located between the Cost Center and Sutherland Hall.  Shuttle service is available from upper campus. The 15A OC shuttle runs to lower campus only until 10:30 p.m. on Friday. The 10A Upper Campus shuttle will run through the weekend; the 10A stop is at Sutherland Hall.

Students can pre-purchase a weekend pass for $15 to Soldiers and Sailors Garage by visiting the Pitt Parking Office (204 Brackenridge) by or before 5 p.m., Thursday, October 26. The weekend pass will allow the family in and out privileges for the garage. The pass is valid after 4 p.m. on Friday and all day on the weekends. Listed below are the hourly, night, and weekend rates. Please note entering prior to 4 p.m. will result in regular daytime charges.

0-1 Hour………………………………….$4.00

1-2 Hours………………………………..$5.00

2-4 Hours………………………………..$7.00

4-6 Hours……………………………….$8.00

6-8 Hours……………………………….$10.00

8-10 Hours……………………………..$10.00

10 hours – close……………………….$14.00

Night Rate (after 4 p.m.) …………$5.00

Weekend/Holiday Rate……………$5.00

For other campus parking options, please see visitor parking map.