Cèilidh - Carnegie Mellon University


Cèilidh 2015 - October 8-11

Check out the schedule of events and register online (and see who else is coming back)!

Below are just a few of the weekend highlights:

  • Academic Meetings/Programs
  • Campus Tours
  • Carnegie Tech Celebration (open invitation to the classes of 1960, 1955, 1950, and 1945) 
  • Class of 1965 50th Celebration 
  • Chili Cook-off
  • LaunchCMU (Technology Startup and Research Showcase)
  • Football Game against Bethany College (6 pm start time)
  • Kiltie Band Reception
  • Panels and Sessions (i.e. History of CMU)
  • Parents Programs
  • Psychology 100 (celebration of the department's 100 years)

Cèilidh Weekend 2014

Cèilidh Weekend 2014 has come and gone! Our fifth blended celebration of Homecoming and Family Weekend welcomed the entire CMU community – alumni, students, parents, faculty, and staff to the Pittsburgh campus for a weekend full of fun and educational events. Check out these Cèilidh Weekend highlights for a taste of all that was happening across campus:


Special Thanks to our 2014 Sponsors

Tiaa Cref Liberty Mutual Nissan

for helping to make Cèilidh possible!

Cèilidh Weekend 2013 - Best-attended Cèilidh Ever!

Cèilidh 2012 Photo Highlights

What is Cèilidh?

Cèilidh [kay-leē] Hear the pronounciation: n. a Scottish Gaelic term meaning "visit," used to describe a celebration with stories and tales, poems and ballads, music and dance. Cèilidhs were traditionally hosted in the homes of family and friends.

Tech Reunions

Attention classes of 1940-1964: willing to reach out to classmates encourage them to return to campus? Contact us today!

Freshman Parents

Looking for information regarding Orientation & First-Year Programs? Please visit their site or contact Anne Witchner for more information.

Loyal Scots

Loyal Scots are alumni and students who not only make gifts to CMU each year, but all stay connected and involved with the university on an annual basis. Loyal Scots who attend Ceilidh Weekend will receive "plaid to the bone" pins and stickers in order to recognize and thank them for their continued support and dedication to Carnegie Mellon.
Learn more

Contact Us

Email ceil...@andrew.cmu.edu or call 1.866.401.9529.