First-Year & Sophomore Family Weekend

First Year and Sophomore

January 5, 2022 UPDATE:  The Office of Alumni & Parent Relations will be welcoming guests from around the world during Family Weekend 2022. In order to ensure the health and safety of guests and community members, all Family Weekend visitors ages 12 and older are required to:

  • Wear a mask at all times while on campus*
  • Have a COVID-19 vaccine OR a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to your visit*

*Subject to change to reflect state, city, county and University of Portland metrics.


The First-Year & Sophomore Family Weekend is back! This fun-filled event will take place from Friday, February 18 to Sunday, February 20, 2022. We are thrilled to be able to welcome you to campus to make some special memories with your Pilot!

Register Here for First-Year & Sophomore Family Weekend! Registration closes on February 10, 2022.

Invitations have been mailed to parents as of December 6. If you have any questions, please contact 

Please note that Junior & Senior Family Weekend will return Fall Semester 2022!

Class of 2022 Senior families: check back for updates regarding a Class of 2022 Parent event during Graduation weekend.

UP is actively monitoring state and local mandates to ensure the safety of in person gatherings.

For a look at the first-ever First-Year & Sophomore Family Weekend from February 2020, take a look at some of the memorable moments from the weekend, such as the Team UP tableResidence Hall socialsthe Pilots Pre-game, and Saturday Night Live.