Family Weekend

In 2022 Family Weekend celebrated is 34th anniversary! The Parent and Family Programs signature event is the perfect time to visit your Georgia Tech student, learn more about campus life, and create special memories. It is intentionally scheduled for the end of sixth week of classes and typically past the first round of exams for students, a good time for families to visit their students and shower them with extra support and love.

When is the next Family Weekend?

September 16-18, 2022

When does Family Weekend registration open and close?

Family Weekend registration will open on July 6 at 9:00a.m. and close on September 6, 2022 at 11:59p.m.

How do I know I successfully completed the registration process?

Upon completing the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second confirmation email a week prior 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 don't receive this email, please contact us.

Does everyone attending Family Weekend need to complete the liability release waiver and the image release form?

Yes, each participant, including the Georgia Tech student and any participating parents, is required to have completed liability and image release forms in order to join us for the events of the day. Please print and bring signed your releases on the day of the event.

Do I have to register my student(s) for Family Weekend?

Yes! A Georgia Tech student registration is required for in order for your family to attend Family Weekend. We have planned these events to be for your entire family, and this is a great time for your family to connect with your Georgia Tech student(s). We encourage you to ask your student(s) about any conflicting exams, papers or other events that my conflict before registering for Family Weekend.

Where is the event held at Georgia Tech?

The activities will be in a few locations around campus throughout the day. Please check the schedule as we get closer to the date of the event.

How much does Family Weekend cost?

Family Weekend Registration Fee

$28.95 per person for adults (13 and up) and Georgia Tech students. $10.00 per person for youth ages 6-12. Children 5 and under are free with registered guests. *GT Student Registration is required for participation. Additional fees are required for various events including Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags, tailgate lunch, football tickets, and Jazz Brunch. Visit the registration page for more information.

Is there a refund policy?

Parent and Family Programs strives 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 can attend Family Weekend before registering.

Additional Questions?

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

Grandparents & Friends Day

Offered by Parent and Family Programs the event encourages Georgia Tech students to invite grandparents, family members, and friends to campus for the day. Guests arrive on campus a Saturday morning for tours of campus and Atlanta, a luncheon with a guest speaker, and a GT baseball game. Family members will learn more about life on campus and will create special memories with their GT student.  

When is the next Grandparents & Friends Day?

Spring 2023.

When can I register?

Registration will open January 2022.

How do I know I successfully completed the registration process?

Upon completing the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second confirmation email a week prior 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 don't receive this email please contact us.

Who can come to the event?

GT students, grandparents, family members, and friends are invited to participate. We only require that at least one Georgia Tech student attends and serves as a host to the participant(s).

Does a GT student have to attend?

Yes, a Georgia Tech student has to register, pay, and attend in order for their guest to attend.

Is transportation provided throughout the day for those with limited mobility?

Yes, we have buses available for the Atlanta Bus Tour, Campus Tour, and to assist families to designated locations. A limited amount of golf carts will also be available (with student drivers) to assist throughout the day.

Where is the event held at Georgia Tech?

The activities will be in a few locations around campus throughout the day. Please check the schedule as we get closer to the date of the event.

May I get directions to Georgia Tech?

We will provide comprehensive directions to Tech with our registration confirmation.

Where do I check-in?

Check in will take place in the Smithgall Student Services building, 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 participating parents, is required to have completed liability and image license forms in order to join us for the events of the day. Please print and bring signed your releases on the day of the event.

Are overnight accommodations available?

Accommodations on campus are not provided, but we will have a discounted hotel rate for families joining us (TBD).

Is there a cost for Grandparents & Friends Day?

The registration fee is (TBD) per family member/friend and per GT student. The fee covers tours, lunch, GT baseball tickets, a clear tote for the baseball game, and other costs involved in the day.

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

Additional Questions?

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

Sibs Day

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

When is the next Sibs Day?

Saturday, February 18, 2023. Registration will open in December 2022.

When can I register?

Registration will open December 5, 2022. Please note that we typically sell out, so you are encouraged to register early.

How do I know I successfully completed the registration process?

Upon completing the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second confirmation email a week prior 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 don't receive this email please contact us.

Who can come to the event?

Georgia students, siblings, family members, friends, and parents are invited to participate. We only require that at least one Georgia Tech student attends and serves 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!

Can parents come to Sibs Day?

Absolutely! We will be happy to have you. Please note the registration fee is per person for family/guest.

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.

Does a Georgia Tech student have to attend?

Yes, a Georgia Tech student has to register, pay, and attend in order for their guest to attend.

Where is the event held at Georgia Tech?

The activities will be in a few locations around campus throughout the day. Please check the schedule as we get closer to the date of the event.

May I get directions to Georgia Tech?

We will provide comprehensive directions to Tech with our registration confirmation.

Where do I check-in?

Check in will take place in the Smithgall Student Services building, 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 participating parents, is required to have completed liability and image license forms in order to join us for the events of the day. Please print and bring signed your releases on the day of the event. Also, a liability waiver is required granting permission for a child/minor to participate in the activities of Sibs Day.

Are overnight accommodations available?

Accommodations on campus are not provided, but we will have a discounted hotel rate for families joining us (TBD).

Is there a cost for Sibs Day?

The registration fee is (TBD) per participant and covers two meals, educational and fun activities, a ticket to the Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball game, a Sibs Day long sleeve shirt and a sling bag.

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

Additional Questions?

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