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Schedule of Events and Registration

Duquesne University's Family Weekend

See below for the full Family Weekend Schedule. 

Registration for All Events are Now Closed!

Convenient on-campus parking will be available in the Forbes Parking Garage during Family Weekend. The Family Weekend discounted parking rate is $6 per day with in-out privileges. To take advantage of this special rate, present a printed copy of your Family Weekend registration confirmation to the parking attendant while exiting the garage, and you will be issued a parking pass valid for that day. If you have any questions regarding Family Weekend parking, please email parking@duq.edu or call 412.396.5267. 

Events Include:


Friday, October 17, 2014    

Carnival, Hosted by Greek Life

Our Carnival theme for 2014 is A Night at the Cinema.
If you have any questions regarding Carnival performances, please contact the
Carnival chairpersons at carnival@duq.edu or call the Office of Greek Life at

Union Ballroom
6:00-11:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)
Cost: $5.00 donation (Free with Duquesne ID)

Family Jam
The Red Ring
8:00 p.m.                                                                                                                            


Saturday, October 18, 2014
Family Weekend Check-In
2nd Floor Atrium (Union)
8:30-9:30 a.m.
University Information Tables & Continental Breakfast
Union Ballroom
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Welcome Address by Executive Vice President for Student Life,
Rev. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp

Union Ballroom
9:30-10:00 a.m.

Academic Open House Tours
Various Schools
10:15-11:15 a.m.
(click on the link for more information)

Tailgate Lunch
Hogan Dining Center
11:20 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
(cash basis)

Football Game: Duquesne vs. Sacred Heart
Rooney Field
12:00-3:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00

Games/Actvities/Prizes on A-Walk

Events and Activities
Various Locations and Times
1:00-4:00 p.m.
(click on the link for more information)

Women's Volleyball vs. La Salle
A.J. Palumbo Center
4:00 p.m.

Tribute to Rock N' Rock Dinner Show
Union Ballroom
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Registration is now closed

Family Talent Show!
Union Ballroom
7:00 p.m.

  • The Office of Residence Life will host a talent show for Family Weekend.
  • We welcome individual and group talents. 
  • We invite siblings and or parents to perform with their student. 
  • Cash prizes for the top three winners. A special prize for People's Choice performance too!

Please contact Resident Director Justine Valenti at valenti@duq.edu or 412.396.5083  to audition.



Sunday, October 19, 2014
Celebrate Mass                                                                                                                   
Power Center Ballroom
9:00 a.m.

Farewell Brunch hosted by University President,                       
Dr. Charles J. Dougherty
Union Ballroom
Immediately Following Mass

Registration is now closed!

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