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Parents & Families Weekend Schedule

2017 Schedule of Events

The following events are confirmed, but many more will be added to the schedule throughout the summer. Over 80 events are expected to be help during Parents & Families Weekend.

FF = Family-Friendly Event | R = Reservation Required | $ = Ticket or Fee Purchase

Friday, October 13, 2017
Old Main Open House Old Main 2:00-4:00pm
Class Gift Campaign Old Main 2:00-4:00pm
LGBTQA Open House 101 Boucke Building 3:00-5:00pm
Penn State Women's Volleyball Rec Hall 7:30pm


Saturday, October 14, 2017
Breazeale Nuclear Reactor Tour Breazeale Nuclear Reactor TBA
College of Earth & Mineral Sciences Open House Deike Building 11:00am-1:00pm
University Health Services Information Table Patio outside Student Health Center 11:00am-2:00pm
Stand for State Plinko HUB-Robeson Center Ground Floor 1:00-3:00pm
Multicultural Resource Center Open House Grange Building 3:00-4:00pm
Get to Know Hospitality   3:30-5:30pm
Lady Lion Volleyball Rec Hall 7:00pm


Sunday, October 15, 2017
Career Services Open House Bank of America Career Services Building 10:00am-12:00pm
Housing Fair HUB-Robeson Center, Alumni Hall 11:00am-4:00pm


Friday, October 13, 2017


Old Main Open House | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Visit the Office of the President and the Office of Undergradute Education, learn about program, view the frescoes, and tour the Old Main Bell Tower. Enjoy light refreshments provided by Office of the President.

Class Gift Campaign (FF)

Old Main, Patio (Front entrance) | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Come enjoy playing games and learning more about the long and rich tradition of giving back to Penn State. Each class has the opportunity to give their time and resources in order to leave their mark on Penn State and take their first step toward becoming proud alumni.

LGBTQA Open House | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Details TBA

Penn State Women's Volleyball vs. Michigan State

Rec Hall | 7:30 p.m.  – 9:00 p.m.

The Penn State Women's Volleyball team hosts the Michigan State Spartans in a Big Ten Match-up. Single match ticket prices range from $5-$11.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-NITTANY or at the Rec Hall ticket office the night of the event. For more information:

Saturday, October 14, 2017


Sunday, October 15, 2017


222 Boucke Building | 814.863.1313 | Contact The Penn State Parents Program