Weekend Events

Schedule of Events

Participants will receive a finalized schedule with event locations at the time of check-in. An opportunity to spend the night is only available on Sunday night.

9:30-11 a.m. Student Services Fair
10 a.m. Check-in
Campus Tour
11:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Noon Luncheon
Noon-2 p.m. Office Hours with the Director of Admission
1 p.m. Campus Tour
1-3 p.m. Admission & Financial Aid Information Sessions
Academic Information Sessions
Student Panels
2 p.m. Campus Tour
3 p.m. Campus Tour
5-6:30 p.m. Overnight Matching
5 p.m. Trolley Tour of Pittsburgh for Parents (Registration on-site)
All Day Observe Classes
Departmental Meetings
9:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
Campus Tour
11 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
Residence Hall Visit

Admission Interviews

An interview is not a required part of the admission process, however, one-on-one interviews with our admission counselors are available on the Monday of Sleeping Bag Weekend. Students are able to register for interviews after the Welcoming Remarks on Sunday. Only a limited number of appointments are available and we will accommodate requests on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fine Arts Participants

All participants with an interest in the fine arts who plan to audition or have a portfolio review during a Sleeping Bag Weekend must submit an application for admission by the following dates:

Early Decision Regular Decision
November 1
(not available for acting, directing, music theatre, composition, flute, music & technology, piano, violin, voice or BXA)
December 1

Please note that there is no Early Decision application plan for acting, directing or music theatre within the School of Drama, composition, flute, music & technology, piano, violin or voice within the School of Music or the BXA intercollege programs. To schedule an audition or portfolio review, please visit the College of Fine Arts Admission Procedure website.