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Information for Junior Families

We are so excited to see you on The Bluff this weekend! Please see below for important information for juniors and their families.

Parking

For parking during the weekend, you may use the main parking lot at UP, which can be accessed by entering the main entrance on Willamette Blvd and turning right at the Pilot House. You may also use any unmarked spots in the surrounding area.

Registration Packets

Your registration packet includes everything you need for the weekend, including name tags, a schedule, and tickets to various events. Packets are organized by the last name of your student, and one person from your family is able to pick up the packet for the entire group. Packets can be picked up at the following times and locations:

Friday, November 1

  • 3–6 p.m. - Headquarters, UP Bookstore
  • 8–10 p.m. - Welcome Dessert Social, Beauchamp Recreation & Wellness Center

Saturday, November 2

  • 8:30–10:30 a.m. - Headquarters, UP Bookstore
  • 11:45 a.m. - For those attending the President’s Luncheon, Beauchamp Recreation & Wellness Center
  • 3–6 p.m. - Headquarters, UP Bookstore
  • 8 p.m. - For those attending the Senior Soiree, The Nines Hotel

Please refer to the weekend schedule to see which meals are included in your weekend registration.

Junior President’s Luncheon

Saturday’s Junior President’s Luncheon will be held in the Beauchamp Recreation & Wellness Center on Saturday. Doors will open at 11:45 a.m. and the program will begin at noon. We ask that you please arrive promptly to locate your pre-assigned seats. If you have any changes to the number of guests attending this event, we ask that you please notify us at Headquarters on Friday since it will affect the seating arrangements.

Soccer Tickets

Families who requested a soccer game ticket for Saturday evening will receive their soccer tickets in their registration packet. UP students will gain entry to the event with their Student ID card and do not need a separate ticket. All seats are general admission.

Security Measures

Please note that there are standard security measures in place for entering Merlo Field for the soccer game, including a metal detector test. Backpacks, duffel bags, or bags larger than 12" x 12" x 6" are prohibited. Please click here for more information and a list of prohibited items.

Weather

The weather forecast for this weekend looks like it will be cold but sunny. We encourage you to bring plenty of layers and keep in mind that you will likely be walking around campus.

Team UP

Team UP connects the UP community together, one pin at a time. Since our founding in 1901, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families are all members of the Team UP community. Visit Team UP on Friday evening from 3–6 p.m. in the UP Bookstore to pick up your pin!

Get Social

We hope you share photos during your time on The Bluff this weekend! Be sure to use the hashtag #pilotfamilyweekend! You can also take advantage of our Instagram GIFs and Facebook frames. Learn more here!

Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations at parents@up.edu or 503.943.7328.

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 as soon as possible. They can be reached at 503.943.7470 or stuact@up.edu.