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Family Weekend 2017

September 22nd-24th


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. 

Saturday- September 23rd

8am- 5K/ 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk (Registration Begins at 7:30am. For more information, visit here.)- Sponsored by Bryant Student Health Center

10am to 11am- Bookstore Opens (Coffee and Donuts provided in the bookstore at this time)- Sponsored by the Barnes & Noble:The Gorilla Bookstore

10am to 2pm- Caricature Artist in the Gorilla Crossroads in the Overman Student Center- Sponsored by the Campus Activities Center

Noon to 2pm- President's Lunch in Cleveland Plaza (Rain Site: Overman Student Center Ballroom)- Sponsored by Campus Activities Center

1pm to 6:30pm- GorillaFest Activities (For more information visit here.)- Sponsored by Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations

6pm to 7pm- Loteria (Hispanic Cultural Bingo) in Gorilla Village- Sponsored by the Office of Student Diversity

7pm- Football Game (For information on ticket sales visit here.)- Sponsored by Pittsburg State University Athletics

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 2017 Honorary Family are due by Friday, September 1, 2017. 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

Thank you to all our partners across campus in making this weekend great!



Lodging Information

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

Hampton Inn & Suites
1285 U.S. 69 HWY
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Comfort Inn & Suites
4009 Parkview Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762

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