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Family Weekend 2015

September 18th-20th


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:

September 19th
8am - 5K/1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Registration begins @ 7:30am at the Bryant Student Health Center

12pm - Presidents Lunch @ The Oval (rain site is the Crimson & Gold Ballroom)

2pm-4pm - Gorilla Family Fun Day @ Gorilla Village sponsored by the Office of Alumni & Constituent Relations
2pm-3pm - Fun on the Oval & Pictures with Gus
3pm-5pm - Educational Fun Activities; for more info, contact (620)235-4758 or visit

4pm-6pm - Gorilla Fest
Fun & interactive activities including inflatables, loteria*, live music, balloon animals, hair painting, & face tattoos.

6pm - Pep Rally @ Gorilla Village
7pm - Football Game @ Carnie Smith Stadium**

*Play and be entered to win 2 skybox tickets to a PSU football game during the 2015 season!
**Tickets can be purchased from the PSU Ticket Office, located in the Weede

All events sponsored by Campus Activities Center are free and open to all PSU students and their families.

Lodging Information

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

Comfort Inn & Suites
4009 Parkview Drive Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
(620) 231-8800

Lamplighter Inn & Suites
4020 Parkview Drive • Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
(620) 231-8700 
Super 8
3108 North Broadway Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
(620) 232-1881 • 1-800-800-8000 

Holiday Inn Express and Suites
4011 Parkview Drive Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

(620) 231-1177 • 1-800-465-4329