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General Questions

What is the cost of family weekend?

The cost to attend Junior and Senior Family Weekend is $25 per student and $55 per family member. The registration fee grants you access to all the scheduled events for the weekend, but please note in the schedule when food and beverage are an additional fee so that you can plan accordingly.

If the registration fee poses a financial burden for your family, please contact to be considered for financial assistance. Financial assistance requests will be considered on a first come, first served basis.

Please check back later in the fall semester for prices for First-Year and Sophomore Family Weekend.

How do I register?

Registration for Junior and Senior Family Weekend is available on eventbrite. Please complete registration and payment by October 18, 2019.

Please check back later in the fall semester for registration for First-Year and Sophomore family weekend.

What if a student is unsure of their credit status?

If a student has slightly different credits than what is usually considered for their class year, we invite them to attend the family weekend for the class they most identify with.

Is there anything I need to know about large venues on campus?

Yes - there are special policies for events in the large athletic complexes or events at the Chiles Center. Please review the Bag Policy and Prohibited Items page for information on bag inspection policies and prohibited items.

Where should our family stay when we're in town?

See Where to Stay on our Portland page for great local hotels with special room rates for UP guests!

Our family needs ADA accommodations. Whom should we contact?

Those participating in Family Weekend who may require an accommodation in order to fully participate in any of the activities should contact the Office of Student Activities at least 2 weeks prior to the weekend. The phone number is 503.943.7470 and the email address is


Whom can I contact if I have questions?

You can call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 503.943.7328, or email us at