Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Council

The voice for staff at Carnegie Mellon University

The CMU Community Picnic

Hosted by Human Resources and Staff Council
With support from the Office of the President

The CMU Community Picnic honors the important contributions that staff members make to the university. Join us as the CMU community gathers to enjoy some good food, entertainment, and much more!

May 22nd
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Weigand Gym & Rangos Ballroom

Join us for food, activities, art show, entertainment and raffles!
Including an allergen-friendly table. Transportation will be provided.

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Transportation From Off-Campus Locations

Transportation to and from the picnic will be available to staff at off-campus locations.  CMU Shuttle Service will be available using a combination of regular and enhanced shuttle routes, as noted below:

  1. 6 PPG Place
    • Departs:  11:15 a.m. and 11:55 a.m.  from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse – to Cohon University Center
    • Returns:  12:45 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. from in front of Cohon University Center
  1. Entertainment Technology Center, 700 Technology Drive  
    • PTC Shuttle standard routes
    • Departs to Morewood Gardens:
      • 11:15 a.m.
      • 12:15 p.m.
      • 1:15 p.m. 
    • Returns from Morewood Gardens:
      • 12:45 p.m.
      • 1:45 p.m.
      • 2:45 p.m.
  1. Mellon Institute, Software Engineering Institute and Whitfield Hall
    • University “A” Shuttle standard routes
    • Departs:
      • From Forbes and Craig:  approx. 10:46 a.m.
      • From Dithridge and Winthrop:  approx. 10:47 a.m.
      • From Dithridge and Bayard:  approx. 10:48 a.m.
    • The shuttle arrives at Morewood Gardens shortly after 11 a.m.; guests arriving on this shuttle are welcome to proceed directly to the picnic.
  1. 6555 Penn Avenue
    • Bakery Square Shuttle
    • Departs: shortly after 11 a.m. from the 6555 parking lot to the escort stop on Forbes Avenue in front of the Cohon University Center.
      • (Please be in the 6555 Parking Lot at 11 a.m.)
    • Returns from the escort stop on Forbes Avenue in front of the Cohon University Center at:
      • 12:30 p.m.
      • 1:30 p.m.
cut out of andrew carnegie's head

Andy and friends welcoming the community.

people playing a ball game

Play ball!

people going through buffet line

Chow time! Good eats!

woman throwing bean bag at cornhole game

Anyone up for a game of cornhole?

band playing music on stage

There's nothing like a little music to give the place some atmosphere!

couple dressed up in a photo booth

Say cheese!

Scotty dog mascot mingling with people

Scotty dropped by to say hi!