Carnegie Mellon University

Accommodations and Travel Information

Rooms have been reserved for Tepper School reunion celebrants at a variety of local hotels. Please specify "CMU, Tepper Alumni Reunion" when calling to make your reservations. Some class committees have identified committee-preferred hotels, but please note these are not limitations; All alumni are welcome to book at any of the hotels listed below. Blocks will remain open until the noted cut-off date or until the block is full if that happens sooner than the cut-off date.

Campus Area Hotels

SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Bakery Square
134 Bakery Square Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (East Liberty/Shadyside)
412-362-8600

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Rate: $141/night
Cut-off date: March 13
Preferred hotel for the classes of 2009, 2014, and 2018

HYATT  House Pittsburgh/Bloomfield/Shadyside 
5335 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA  15224 (Bloomfield/Shadyside)
412-621-9900

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Rates range from $134-$189/night, depending on room selected
Cut-off date: March 13
Preferred hotel for the class of 2004

Ace Hotel Pittsburgh
120 S. Whitfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (East Liberty)
412-361-3300

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Rate: 15% off best available rates for Reunion attendees when you enter Promo Code: TEPPERALUM

The Oaklander Hotel
5130 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Oakland)
412-578-8500

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Rate: $219/night
Cut-off date: March 22
Preferred hotel for the classes of 1969, 1974, 1994, and 1999

Downtown Area Hotels

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
620 William Penn Pl., Pittsburgh, PA  15219
412-471-1170

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Rate: $189/night
Cut-off dateMarch 22
Preferred hotel for the class of 1989

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown
250 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-281-5557

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Rate: $139-$149/night, depending on room style selected
Cut-off date: March 1 

You can also find additional information about local hotels on the CMU accommodations site.

Travel for Reunion: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to the most asked questions regarding travel for Reunion Weekend. If you have a question that is not answered below, check our main FAQs page, or email us with your questions. 

Because of Spring Carnival, parking on campus will be heavily restricted during the Tepper School Reunion Weekend. Please see the CMU Carnival FAQ page for more information about Transportation and Parking during April 12-13. Consider your transportation plans before arriving in Pittsburgh. Additional information regarding travel to campus and around town can be found on our directions page. Please note that parking details on the directions page do not apply during Reunion Weekend.

So, where should I park on campus?

Sample parking Information from last year's Carnival Weekend is listed below. Updated parking information for Carnival 2019 will be added in the coming months.

2018 information:

Due to the influx of alumni returning for Spring Carnival, special parking rules are in effect. Parking is available:

  • FridayPaid parking is available in the East Campus Garage on a first-come, first served basis.
  • SaturdayFree parking will be available in the East Campus Garage on a first-come, first served basis. 

Additional parking is available in the Dithridge Street Garage (Weekdays: $12 daily rate; $5 weekends & weekdays after 5 p.m.) and the Gates Garage (Weekdays: $14 maximum rate; $4 weekend and weekdays after 5 p.m.). 

Parking for the disabled available in the East Campus Garage. The garage will require the blue decal being presented (pass or license) plate to utilize the spaces. 

Should you need assistance onsite, visit the Registration & Welcome Tent at the CMU Alumni Association area on Midway (Rain location: Wean Commons, Cohon University Center).  If you would like to request a wheelchair in advance, please call 866-401-9529.

Rideshare options are generally plentiful around campus and throughout Pittsburgh city limits and include LyftUber, and zTrip.

Some local hotels provide complimentary shuttle service to and from campus throughout the weekend. A tentative summary of hotel block shuttle service is listed below for your reference. Please check with your hotel for more details and use specifications.

  • HYATT House Pittsburgh/Bloomfield/Shadyside: Shuttle service is available to and from campus and within a three-mile radius; not available to Heinz Field. Shuttle service is available daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Guests are asked to make a reservation at the front desk.
  • SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Bakery Square: Shuttle service is available to and from campus and within a three-mile radius; not available to Heinz Field. Guests must make arrangements upon check-in to guarantee shuttle availability. Shuttle service is available daily from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown: No shuttle service available
  • Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh: No shuttle service available
  • Ace Hotel Pittsburgh: No shuttle service available
  • Oaklander Hotel: Shuttle service TBD / Hotel opens January 2019

Fixed-route shuttle service is available for alumni free of charge from Carnegie Mellon University. View route information and track buses on the Carnegie Mellon Shuttle and Escort Service site.