Family Weekend Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some questions that we typically get asked about Family Weekend. If you do not see the answer to your question here, do not hesitate to email or call us at 412-268-2142.
What is Family Weekend?
How do I register for Family Weekend?
Registration Family Weekend 2020 will open in September. You will be asked for contact information, dietary restrictions, and mobility needs for all guests. Separately, you will sign up for events that require RSVP or offer ticket sales. You will be sent an email confirmation when your registration is complete.
How do I find the Family Weekend schedule of events?
The full 2020 Family Weekend schedule will be available in September.
Why should I attend Family Weekend?
What time should I plan to arrive/depart?
How can I get Internet access while on campus for the weekend?
Will the CMU Bookstore be open over Family Weekend?
Despite a few moves over the years (we've been in our home in the Cohon University Center since 1996!), the University Stores have remained a campus fixture for all things Carnegie Mellon. When you visit us, you'll find plenty of Scotty dogs, tartan, and staff members inspired by the CMU community. We're proud to be independently owned by CMU - meaning we're invested in offering the unique services and products our community desires. Whether you've been involved with CMU for decades or new to campus, we hope you'll stop by and get to know us. We can't wait to meet you! Hours for the CMU Bookstore will be posted in September.For more information, please visit: https://bookstore.web.cmu.edu/home.aspx
Where do I park on campus?
Parking is available for an hourly fee in the East Campus Garage on Friday, October 9 until 5 p.m. After 5 p.m. on Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday, free parking is available in the East Campus Garage, Morewood Lot and Doherty Parking Lot.
Additional parking is available in the Dithridge Street Garage, Gates Garage, Collaborative Innovation Center Garage for a hourly fee. See the Parking and Transportation Services website for more details.
Should I bring younger siblings?
What can I do if I have special needs?
How can I find out about events in the city?
From world-class museums to great restaurants and sports teams, there is no shortage of things to do and things to see.
See the list of 10 Best Things to Do in Pittsburgh for ideas.