Family Weekend

IUP students and families walk through the oak grove during family weekend.Family Weekend will take place in coordination with the Hall of Fame Football Game on the weekend of September 17, 18, and 19, 2021. We hope to see you there!

Register for Family Weekend

Tentative Schedule of Events


Friday, September 17

7:00 p.m.

Family Craft Activity sponsored by the Student Wellness and Engagement and BACCHUS

Folger Hall

Saturday, September 18

8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Alumni Legacy Breakfast*

Blue Room, Sutton Hall

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.


Performing Arts Center, Fisher Auditorium

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Opening Welcome/Keynote Speaker

Performing Arts Center, Fisher Auditorium

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

College Welcome Event

Oak Grove

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Selfie Scavenger Hunt

IUP Campus

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Specific Building tours

  • Elkin Hall-Multi-Cultural Student Leadership and Engagement

  • Folger Hall- Student Event and Study Space

  • Jane Leonard Hall (formerly Humanities and Social Science Building)- Academic Building for Arts and Humanities

  • Maple East- Military Resource Center and Center for Health and Well-Being

  • Wallwork Hall- IUP Food Pantry

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Hall of Fame Football Game*

IUP vs Shepherd

Miller Stadium

7:00 p.m.

IUP Faculty and Voice Recital, Dedication Soiree for the Sarah Mantel Theater Hall

Cogswell, Room 126

7:00 p.m.

Family Night Bingo sponsored by Student Wellness and Engagement and BACCHUS

Hadley Union Building (HUB)

*Ticket or separate registration required. Links to those pages will be provided in Family Weekend registration. 

Check Out These Places On-campus 

While you are on campus, we hope you will also take the time to visit the following IUP locations:

  • Student Co-Op Bookstore located at the Hadley Union Building
    Friday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
  • University Museum located in Sutton Hall
    Friday, September 17 2:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday, September 18 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
  • Kipp Art Gallery located in Sprowls Hall
    Friday, September 17 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday, September 18 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
  • IUP Libraries
    Friday, September 17 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
    Sunday, September 19 from 12:00 pm. until 8:00 p.m.

Explore our Town

Outside of all the on-campus events, there are always plenty of things to do in the area, so take advantage of this time to explore. Whether you take a walk along Philadelphia street or grab dinner out, you'll find lots of great local and chain businesses. Indiana has an array of things to do! You can find a list of them on the Indiana County Tourist Bureau website. And if you need a place to stay, there are plenty of hotels in the area