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Family Weekend

Join us for Family Weekend 2021, October 1-3

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Registration/Check-In
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Atrium, 2nd Floor, Student Union

Food Trucks
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mellon Hall, Bluff-Side
Food trucks will be available for lunch. Food trucks include: Nakama, Pittsburgh Pierogi, Dunkers and Suds and more! (Food truck names are subject to change).

Duquesne University Birthday Celebration
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Academic Walk
Celebrate Duquesne's birthday with us! Enjoy cake, decorate cookies and participate in other fun activities!

Family Bingo & Happy Hour
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Africa Room, 3rd Floor, Student Union
Join us for a fun night of bingo! Enjoy appetizers, soft drinks and a limited assortment of alcohol.
*Ticket purchase is required.

Dancing with the Dukes
7:00 PM
Ballroom, 4th Floor, Student Union
Come see your favorite University staff members be paired with Greek Life members while dancing the night away! This is Duquesne's version of "Dancing with the Stars"!
*Ticket purchase is required.

DPC Movie Night
7:00 PM
105 College Hall
Enjoy a movie night, courtesy of the Duquesne Program Council.

Volleyball game vs. Dayton
7:00 PM
UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse
Cheer on the Dukes at the Women's volleyball game in the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse!

DPC Trick-Or-Treat Scavenger Hunt
9:00 PM
Meet in the Union NiteSpot
Go on an adventure across campus, collecting candy and goodies along the way in this Halloween scavenger hunt!

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Registration/Check-In
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Atrium, 2nd Floor, Student Union

Welcome Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 AM
Ballroom, 4th Floor, Student Union
Enjoy a continental breakfast of pastries, breads, and snack!
*No purchase required, however please include an accurate number of attendees for this event so that we have an accurate headcount.

Academic Open Houses
10:45 - 11:45 AM
Various Locations

Student Life & Greek Life Carnival and Fall Festival 
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Academic Walk
Experience everything FALL during this Fall Festival on Academic Walk. Walk around and enjoy FREE yummy treats, and do activities (including a photobooth and hayride), crafts and more!

Lunch
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Grab lunch at the Fall Festival. Food will be available for purchase and various booths throughout. If you would like an alternative location for lunch, the Hogan Dining Center and The Incline will also be open.

Double Decker Bus Tour
SOLD OUT

Loop Bus: Oakland/Phipps Conservatory Tickets
1:00 - 8:00 PM
Pickup location: Outside of Student Union, 2nd Floor; Drop off: 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
A loop bus will available to take you to the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Tickets are available to visit the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
*Ticket purchase required for the Phipps Conservatory.

Loop Bus: North Shore/Pirates Game Tickets
1:00 - 8:00 PM (Pirates Game Time: 6:45 PM)
Pickup location: Outside of Student Union, 2nd Floor; Drop off: 226 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. (Please note that this location may change due to traffic).
A loop bus will be available to take you to the Northshore neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Tickets are available to attend a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game. Game time: 6:45 PM. The T is an alternative option for taking the loop bus. Traveling from the Northshore, "North Side Station", to Duquesne, "Steel Plaza Station", is FREE. *Please note that the game may not be over by 9:00, however that is the last loop that the bus will be taking.
*Ticket purchase required for the Pittsburgh Pirates Game.

Loop Bus: Waterfront
1:00 - 8:00 PM
Pickup location: Outside of Student Union, 2nd Floor; Drop off: 300 W. Waterfront Drive, West Homestead, PA 15120
A loop bus will be available to take you to the Waterfront. You can go to the movies, go shopping, attend a Paint Monkey class or walk around. A complete directory of stoes is available: The Waterfront.

Dinner
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Hogan Dining Center

Outside Mass
5:30 PM
Crucifix Garden (Between Rockwell Hall and Rangos)
Join us for a mass service outside. Location will be dependent upon the weather.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Celebratory Mass
9:00 AM
University Chapel, Administrative Building
Join us for a celebratory mass in the University Chapel.
*No purchase required, however please include an accurate number of attendees for this event so that we have an accurate headcount.

Provost's Brunch
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ballroom, Power Center, 5th Floor
Join us for a farewell brunch hosted by Duquesne University's Provost, David Dausey. Enjoy donuts, eggs and other yummy treats and more!
*Ticket purchase required.