Please note that this is a tentative schedule that represents in-person events. All indoor events require masking.
Dining and Retail
- Port-Sky Café open 7:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
- Bookstore open 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Check-in and Registration
6:00–9:00 p.m. at the Information Desk of the Slep Student Center
Welcome to Family Weekend! This is your first stop. Pick up your family weekend registration items, updated schedule, and complimentary spirit pack. Family Weekend shirts will be available while supplies last. Limit three per student ID.
We will also collect non-perishable food items for Ivyside Eats, the campus food pantry. Popular items include cereal, macaroni and cheese, Chef Boyardee, and other quick meals. Monetary donations are also accepted.
Meet the Lions
7:00–9:00 p.m. in the Arena of the Adler Athletic Complex
This event will celebrate the beginning of men's and women's basketball season here at Penn State Altoona. It will feature the introductions of our NCAA Division III men's and women's basketball and spirit teams. Come out and watch these student-athletes compete in skills contests including a three-point shootout and a dunk contest. There will also be opportunities for fans to win giveaways and participate in a variety of contests, including shooting contests, relay races, and more. Don't miss the chance to check our Adler Arena in action and cheer on our Penn State Altoona Nittany Lion Basketball teams as they embark on their promising seasons. Also, for all the "kids" out there, this may be a chance to meet a real "Nittany Lion" as well!
Variety Comedian: John Cassidy
9:00 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center
Get ready for side-splitting comedy as John Cassidy takes the stage for his eclectic and innovative variety show. Come watch this high-energy performance of comedy, magic, and really weird things with balloons!
10:00 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center
Disney’s Cruella follows the early days of one of cinema’s most notorious—and notoriously fashionable—villains. During the 1970s London punk rock revolution, a young grifter (Emma Stone) transforms herself into the raucous, revenge-bent Cruella de Vil.