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Schedule of Events

Duquesne University's Family Weekend

See below for the full Family Weekend Schedule. 


Convenient on-campus parking will be available in the Forbes Garage during Family Weekend.  The Family Weekend discounted parking rate is $6.00 per day.  All car MUST be out of the garage by 2:00 a.m. or the cars will get a ticket. On the Registration Form, select a parking pass for each day that you need it.  After you complete the form, you will be provided with a payment link to purchase your parking pass and any other events you register for.

Events Include:

Friday, October 20                                                
Quidditch Match with the Honors College
3-5 p.m.
Assumption Commons (Assumption lobby in case of inclement weather)
Everyone welcome, all ages, no experience necessary! Refreshments and socializing at 3, quidditch relays and scrimmage at 4.

Carnival, Hosted by Greek Life
Union Ballroom
6:00-11:00 p.m. (Doors open at 5:00)
Cost: $5.00 donation (pay at the door)

Come out and see the annual Carnival show put on by the Greek chapters. This year they will be performing shows around "Home for the Holidays" and will have cameo's from different family members as well.

Carnival 2017 Show Lineup:
1. Lambda Kappa Sigma & Sigma Nu
2. Zeta Tau Alpha & Phi Kappa Theta
3. Gamma Phi Beta & Delta Chi
4. Delta Zeta & Phi Delta Chi
5. Alpha Gamma Delta & Alpha Delta
6. Alpha Phi & Alpha Phi Delta
7. Sigma Kappa & Sigma Alpha Epsilon & Gamma Phi
8. Alpha Omicron Pi & Tau Kappa Epsilon
9. Alpha Sigma Tau & Sigma Tau Gamma

Family Jam
The Red Ring Restuarant
8:00 p.m.
Food Specials & Entertainment

Saturday, October 21       
Family Weekend Check-In
2nd Floor Atrium (Union)
8:30-9:30 a.m.
University Information Tables & Continental Breakfast
Union Ballroom
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Welcome Address
Union Ballroom
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Take a break with Parent Engagement & Giving
Academic Walk
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Stop by and enjoy cider, hot chocolate and build-your-own trail mix

Academic Open Houses
Various Schools
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Tailgate Lunch
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Mellon Patio
Cost: $10.00
Duquesne Students and Children under 12 are free

Football Game: Duquesne vs. St. Francis
12:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Duquesne Students and Children under 12 are free

Carnegie Science Center
12:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per person
Must ride the bus

Loop Bus Shuttle
12:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Waterfront Shopping/Oakland/Southside

Inflatable Games
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
with prizes and refreshments

Mission & Identity Scavenger Hunt
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Fall Flower Show
1:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00
Phipps Conservatory

Residence Hall Tours
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Various Locations

Volleyball v. LaSalle
4:00 p.m.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Union Ballroom
Cost: $15.00 per person
Duquesne Students and Children under 12 are free

  DPC Movie - Cars 3
9:00 p.m.
Union Nitespot

Sunday, October 22            
Celebrate Mass
9:00 a.m.
PowerCenter Ballroom

President's Brunch
10:00 a.m.
Union Ballroom
Cost: $10.00/per ticket
Duquesne Students and children under 12 are free

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