FAMILY WEEKEND FALL 2022
Join us for our 34th Family Weekend! Parent and Family Programs collaborates with numerous campus partners and local vendors every fall to welcome our families back to campus for a special weekend. Activities include an Institute Update, stimulating presentations by faculty and staff, College and School receptions, Family Fun Night, Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags, Family Weekend Tailgate, Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss football game, Jazz Brunch with Associate Vice President of Student Engagement and Well-Being and Dean of Students, John Stein, and more!
Family Weekend at Georgia Tech is the perfect time to visit your student, learn more about campus life, and create special memories!
In order to make the Family Weekend registration process easier, we ask that you read the information on this page, as well as the other Family Weekend links to the right.
The Family Weekend 2022 schedule allows families to create their own schedule from the list of events and activities. There is an overall Family Weekend Registration Fee and additional events (some with fees) to add as well. Your family can choose which events, sessions, and activities they would like to attend based on availability, interests, and your budget.
OUR REFUND POLICY
Parent and Family Programs strive to provide a special experience for our students and family members participating in our programs. To ensure the quality of programming offered during Family Weekend, we DO NOT offer any refunds. We encourage you to make sure your family members can attend Family Weekend and double-check the items in your cart before registering.
If you have read all the information on this, page and are ready to REGISTER FOR FAMILY WEEKEND, CLICK HERE. – THIS LINK WILL GO LIVE on July 6th at 9:00 A.M.
Before you register for Family Weekend 2022 we encourage you to view the schedule and price list on this page. Once you have determined what events you want to attend, scroll to the bottom to register.
Please note that it may take you 15-20 minutes to register depending on the size of your family. Some information that is required may seem repetitive, but everything we ask for allows us to work closely with campus partners to provide you the best possible experience.
In order for family members to attend any event, you must register everyone in your party for the overall Family Weekend Registration fee.
Please note, we have sold out of some events in the past, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible.
Family Weekend Registration Fee
- Adult Ticket (Ages 13 and up)/GT Student - $28.95
- Youth Ticket (Ages 5-12) - $10.00
What is included?
- Educational sessions and workshops
- College and School Receptions
- Family Fun Night - bowling, billiards, games, refreshments, and a movie!
- Discounts to Family Weekend ticketed events (Football game, Tailgate, and Jazz Brunch)
- Access to tickets for Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags
- On-Campus Parking Pass for Friday, September 16
- Transportation shuttles around campus and to and from Family Weekend Hotels (on Friday, September 16 ONLY)
- Campus Recreation Center weekend pass
- Family Weekend Giveaway – one per family
Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss
Saturday, September 17, 2022 @3:30p.m.
Cheer the Yellow Jackets to victory against Ole Miss.
Please purchase your football game tickets directly with GT Athletics Ticket Office. Tickets are discounted up to 38% depending on the selected seats.
Ticket prices are $45 and up and you will need to purchase a ticket for your student if you want them to sit with you (as they would normally get a student ticket in the student section).
Family Weekend Tailgate
Location: Tech Tower Lawn (in front of Tech Tower on North Avenue)
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Adult (Ages 13 and up)/GT Student: $25.00 per person
Youth (Ages 6-12): $15.00 per person
Ages 5 and under are free
It’s TAILGATE time! Join other Georgia Tech families on Saturday prior to the game for food, music, family photos with the Wreck, face-painting and classic tailgate games. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for Buzz – he may be buzzing by on his way to the game!
College and School Receptions
Location: Various locations around campus
Date/Time: Friday, September 16, 3:00 – 5:00 P.M. (time varies per College/School)
Cost: No additional cost, but first-come, first-served. NOTE: Due to capacity issues, these receptions will fill quickly, so we encourage you to register early.
Attend special receptions hosted by the various academic units throughout campus. Enjoy getting to know faculty and other school administrators in your student’s College or School and learn more about their area of study at Georgia Tech. Registration is required, but this event is free.
CoE: Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering
CoE: Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
CoE: School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
CoE: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
CoE: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
CoE: H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
CoE: School of Materials Science and Engineering
CoE: George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
College of Design
College of Computing
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
College of Sciences
Ernest J. Scheller Jr. College of Business
Family Fun Night
Location: Student Center
Date/Time: Friday, September 16 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Cost: (Included in your Registration Fee, no additional cost)
Bowling, Billiards, games, a movie and more!
Bowl with your family, play a few games, enjoy some late night snacks, and have some fun as we close our first day of Family Weekend at Georgia Tech. We will also show the movie Jurassic World: Dominion. Don’t forget to take your family photo with our special green screen! Enjoy a night of family fun – Yellow Jacket-Style!
Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags with Student Center Programs Council
Location: Six Flags over Georgia
Time: 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Adult Ticket - $30.00 per person
GT Student Ticket – Students will purchase their tickets through a separate SCPC link at a discounted rate. Rates are tiered at $15, $18, and $25.
Youth (Ages 3-12) Ticket - $28 per person. All children 2 and under are free.
Day of ticket sales at the park are $30 for everyone.
The Student Center Programs Council (SCPC) is excited to partner with Parent and Family Programs in offering our annual Georgia Tech Night @ Six Flags. The event will take place on Friday, September 16th from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Six Flags over Georgia. More details on how and when to get your ticket will come in the following weeks. We're excited to bring this campus tradition to families and look forward to a great night of fun and thrills!
Jazz Brunch with Dean Stein
Location: Georgia Tech Exhibition Hall – Midtown Ballrooms
Time: 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Adult (Ages 14 and up)/Georgia Tech Student - $25.00 per person
Youth (Ages 6 -13) - $15.00 per person
5 and under are free
End our special weekend with the Associate Vice President of Student Engagement and Well-Being and Dean of Students, John Stein, and a jazz performance by Georgia Tech students. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet, mingling with other Georgia Tech families, and extra time with your Georgia Tech student before buzzing home. Don’t miss out on this final event of Family Weekend. Note: Pre-registration for this event is required.
Adult T-shirt (Standard Fit) $18.00
- Available Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL
Youth T-shirt $15.00
- Available Sizes: Youth S, Youth M, Youth L, Youth XL