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Family Weekend 2016

September 16th-18th


Family Weekend Events 

Family Weekend at PSU features many fun, family-friendly events! The CAC will co-sponsor a variety of events across campus during Family Weekend:

Friday - September 16th

7pm - Finding Dory @ Ballroom C, located in the Overman Student Center

Saturday - September 17th

7:30am - 5K/1 mile Fun Run/Walk @ the Bryant Student Health Center; registration at 7:30am, race begins at 8:00am

10:00am - Gorilla Bookstore Opens (light breakfast provided) @ the Overman Student Center

10:00am-3:00pm - *Clearly You Laser Crystal Imaging @ Jungle Lounge, located in the Overman Student Center

12:00pm-2:00pm - *President's Lunch @ Cleveland Plaza

1:00pm-4:00pm - Gorilla Family Fun Day; for more information & registration visit

4:00pm-6:00pm - Gorilla Fest @ Gorilla Village

6:00pm - Pep Rally @ Gorilla Village

7:00pm - PSU Football Game (tickets can be purchased through the PSU Ticket Office)

*CAC Event - All events sponsored by the Campus Activities Center are free and open to all PSU students & their families.

Honorary Family
The PSU Honorary Family award is presented each year during Family Weekend to a family with a high level of involvement, school spirit, or Gorilla legacy! Nominations for the 2016 Honorary Family are due by Friday, August 26, 2016. For more information, please visit: 

If you have questions about Family Weekend, please contact the Campus Activities Center at (620)235-4795 or or view our post card here

Lodging Information

Book early - Pittsburg area hotels sell out quickly during special events!

Comfort Inn & Suites
4009 Parkview Drive
Pittsburg, KS 667862

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
4011 Parkview Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Lamplighter Inn & Suites
4020 Parkview Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Super 8
3108 N Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762