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2023 Homecoming & Family Weekend

Friday, September 29th - Sunday, October 1st

Join us for the inaugural Point Park University Homecoming & Family Weekend!

This will be a jam-packed three days of activities on campus and throughout Pittsburgh for all ages and interests. There is a $20 registration fee per person, and some events have an additional cost. Registration is required, as space is limited for some events. Campus tours and Pittsburgh Playhouse tours will be offered throughout the weekend. Questions? Contact us at or 412-392-8096. 


Athletics Golf Outing 

Friday, September 29

8 a.m. Registration | 9 a.m. Shotgun Start

Join us as we return to Cedarbrook Golf Course for the 2023 Athletics Golf Outing during Homecoming Weekend! Contact us at for sponsorship opportunities.


Saturday, July 22nd

Beat the heat and enjoy light refreshments at this drop-in family-friendly event.  

Point Park is NYC Bound!

Monday, May 8th 

An Alumni Happy Hour and COPA Theatre's Senior Showcase. There will be two Senior Showcase performances: 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm. The Office of University Advancement will host an Alumni Happy Hour from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Hooding and Commencement Ceremonies 

Saturday, April 29th - 9 am to 2 pm 

Graduation Champagne Toast

Thursday, April 20th, 5:30 pm to 7 pm

Alumni are invited to celebrate and network with students who are graduating. Join us on Thursday, April 20 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in Lawrence Hall 200. The champagne toast is at 6:15 pm and heavy hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. 

SAEM 20th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, April 12th, 9 am to 8 pm 

The Rowland School of Business Sports, Arts, and Entertainment Management (SAEM) program will celebrate its 20th anniversary on April 12. The celebration will take place on campus and at Stage AE and will include alumni panels, speed networking, Pioneer Records release party, and a VIP alumni reception.

Email to get updates. 

Center for Media Innovation: Grand Re-Opening

Tuesday, April 11th, 4 pm to 6 pm

You're invited to the grand re-opening of Point Park University's Center for Media Innovation (CMI) on Tuesday, April 11 from 4 pm to 6 pm. See our redesigned podcast and television studios, enjoy light refreshments, and network with local media-makers. 

Parable of the Sower Book Club

March 26th - 4:00pm

A Zoom link will be provided to registrants.

Point Park alumni are invited to participate in a virtual book club with faculty, staff, and students on Sunday, March 26 at 4:00 pm for Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower which is being performed at the Pittsburgh Playhouse in April.  

Alumni Listening Sessions with Dr. Chris Brussalis 

March 20th - 12:00pm & March 21st - 5:00pm

A Zoom link will be provided to registrants.

Interim President Dr. Chris W. Brussalis is hosting two alumni listening sessions with alumni to learn what Point Park does well, what it can improve on, and how we can better serve alumni. 

Disney's Newsies

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 6:00 pm

Pittsburgh Playhouse

Join us for opening night of Disney's Newsies and a celebration of the Conservatory Theatre Company. Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

Cinderella Holiday Event 

Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 2:00 pm

Pittsburgh Playhouse

Join us for an afternoon fit for royalty! We invite you to attend a matinee performance of Cinderella at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, followed by a hot chocolate reception and cast meet & greet! 

Let the Magic Begin 

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 5:30 pm

Lawerence Hall 

Alumni, we need YOU! Help us welcome students at a Harry Potter-themed ice cream social.  
Point Park Athletics Golf Outing 

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10:00 am shotgun start

Cedarbrook Golf Course

 Join us for a round of golf supporting your Point Park Pioneer Athletics.  

Point Park Alumni Night at the Pirates

Saturday, September 24, 2022, 5:30 pm

PNC Park 

 Join fellow alumni for Point Park University's annual baseball outing. Ticketed attendees are invited to a reception in the Jim Beam Lounge. Then watch the Pirates take on the Chicago Cubs at 6:35 pm.

2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar


Academic Calendar 2023-2024
August 28th Fall Term Begins
October 31st  Pioneer Pause - No classes
November 20th - 26th Thanksgiving Break
December 15th  Fall Term Ends
January 8th  Spring Term Begins
February 24th - March 3rd Spring Break
April 26th  Spring Semester Ends
April 27th  Commencement 


Master Calendar

 Sport Seasons

Baseball & Softball  February - May
Basketball  October - February
Cross Country  September - November
Golf September & October
Soccer August - November
Indoor Track & Field December - March
Volleyball September - November
Competitive Cheer & Dance December - March
E-Sports September - March

Master Calendar

Activities & Events for Students at Point Park


Student Life holds social events for interfaith holidays, leadership development, and more throughout the year. Check out what's happening on campus this week!


Event Suggestions are Welcome! 

If you have questions about upcoming activities or would like to help plan an event, contact the Office of University Advancement.

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