FAMILY WEEKEND 2022

The event has ended. Registration is now closed. Come back in Fall 2023 for dates and event registration.

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.

Registration Fee

Adult Ticket (Ages 13 +)/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 (Friday, September 16 ONLY)
  • Campus Recreation Center weekend pass
  • Family Weekend Giveaway – one per family
A GT family enjoying the event and posing with Buzz.

Family Fun Night

Location: Student Center
Date/Time: Friday, September 16, 6-10 p.m.
Cost: Included in your registration fee. No additional cost.

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!

Night photo of Six Flag attraction

Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags with SCPC

Location: Six Flags over Georgia
Date/Time: Friday, September 16, 6-10 p.m.
Ticket Prices:
Adult - $30 p/p
GT Student – 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) - $28 p/p. 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. 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!

Photo courtesy of Janat Batra, Student Publications (2021)

College and School Receptions

Location: Various locations around campus
Date/Time: Friday, September 16, 3-5 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 Weekend Tailgate

Location: Tech Tower Lawn (in front of Tech Tower on North Ave.)
Time: 1-3:30 p.m.
Cost:
Adult (Ages 13+) / GT Student - $25 p/p
Youth (Ages 6-12) - $15 p/p
Ages 5 and under - 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!

Football Tickets

Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss
Saturday, September 17, 2022 @ 3:30 p.m.
Bobby Dodd Stadium

Cheer the Yellow Jackets to victory against Ole Miss!

Jazz Brunch with Dean Stein

Location: Georgia Tech Exhibition Hall, Midtown Ballrooms
Time: 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Cost:
Adult (Ages 14 +) / Georgia Tech Student - $25 p/p
Youth (Ages 6 -13) - $15 p/p
5 and under - 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.

If you have any additional questions or concerns please contact us at parents@gatech.edu  or at (404) 385-1396.