Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sibs Day?
Sibs Day is a fun-filled day sponsored by Parent & Family Programs. Georgia Tech students may host any brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, or family friends (ages 7-18)! Guests arrive on campus Saturday morning for a full day of activities. They learn more about campus life at Georgia Tech and create special memories with their GT student.  

When is Sibs Day?
February 16, 2019

Can I get directions to Georgia Tech?
For comprehensive directions to Georgia Tech, please go to the Parking & Directions page.

Where is Sibs Day located at Georgia Tech?
Locations will vary. Please check the schedule as we get closer to the date of the event.  The activities will be in several buildings located around campus throughout the day.

Are overnight accommodations available?
Accommodations on campus are not provided, but we encourage you to visit the hotel page to view the discounted rate we have for families joining us for Sibs Day.

Who can come to Sibs Day?
Students, siblings, family members, friends, and parents are invited to participate in Sibs Day.   The only rule is that you have to have at least one Georgia Tech student to attend and serve as a host to the participant(s).

Do I have to bring a sibling?
No, you do not have to bring a sibling to join in the fun of Sibs Day.   You may invite a niece, nephew, cousin or family friend to join you for the day!

When can I register?
Registration will open on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 9 A.M. and will close on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4 P.M. or once we reach capacity. Please note that we typically SELL OUT Sibs Day, so you are encouraged to register early.

Where do I check-in for Sibs Day?
Check in will take place in the Smithgall Student Services building, which is located next to the Student Center, at 353 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332

Do I need to complete a liability form?
Yes, each participant, INCLUDING the Georgia Tech student and any parents that are participating, is required to have a completed liability form in order to join us for the events of the day.  A liability waiver is needed in order for you to grant permission for your child to participate in the activities of Sibs Day.

Model Release (for 18 and older)

Liability Form (for 18 and older)

GT Parent Release Form (under 18 years of age) to be completed by parent/guardian

 

Is there a refund policy?
Georgia Tech is proud to have you join us on our campus for this amazing event. With so many activities we have to offer, we are not able to offer refunds for cancellations. If you have any questions contact, please contact Parent and Family Programs at 404-385-1396.

Is there a cost for Sibs Day?
The registration fee is $48 per participant and covers two meals, snacks, educational and fun activities, a ticket to the Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball game or GT Baseball game, a Sibs Day long sleeve shirt and a sling bag.

How can I pay for Sibs Day?
We offer an online registration process. More information may be found here.

How do I know I successfully completed the registration process?
Upon completing the registration process, you will receive a confirmation via email. You will also receive a confirmation a week prior to the event via email that will include more information about the day.  Tickets for events will be included in a registration packet distributed upon arrival at check in. If you do not receive this email, please contact the Parent & Family Programs staff via email parents@gatech.edu or by phone at 404-385-1396.

Can parents come to Sibs Day?
Absolutely! If you would like to join us, please do so.   Please note the $48 registration fee is per person (and that includes parents).  Remember the weekend of activities is geared to a younger crowd. 

Can you suggest some things for parents to do in Atlanta that weekend?
Yes, we are putting together a list of activities and local attractions for parents and guardians to check out while their kids are on campus that weekend and will have it available at check-in.

Additional Questions?
If you have any additional questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to email parents@gatech.edu or call us at 404-385-1396.