FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to register my student(s) for Family Weekend?
Yes! A Georgia Tech student registration is required in order for your family to attend Family Weekend. We have planned these events to be for your entire family, and this is a great time for your family to connect with your Georgia Tech student(s). We encourage you to ask your student(s) about any conflicting exams, papers or other events that my conflict before registering for Family Weekend.

When does Family Weekend registration open and close?
Family Weekend registration will open on August 1, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. and close on September 13, 2018 at 11:59 P.M.

How much does Family Weekend cost?
Family Weekend Registration Fee is $80 per family (up to four people, including your GT Student). Children 5 and under are free with registered guests. *GT Student Registration is required for participation. Each additional guest is just $10 per person.

Family Weekend Tailgate, Football tickets, Zoo Atlanta and Jazz Brunch are an additional price- see the registration page for more information. 

What is included in the Family Weekend 2018 Registration Fee?

  • Educational sessions, workshops, and family friendly activities
  • College and School Receptions
  • Campus Tours
  • Discounts to Family Weekend Ticketed Events
  • On-Campus Parking Pass for Friday, September 28
  • Transportation shuttle to and from Family Weekend Hotels on Friday, September 28
  • Campus Recreation Center Weekend Pass
  • Family Weekend Georgia Tech Clear Tote (GT Athletics Approved) - one per family

What if I need to cancel my registration, can I get a refund?
Parent & Family Programs strives to provide a special experience for our students and family members participating in our programs. To ensure the quality of programming offered during Family Weekend, we DO NOT offer any refunds. We encourage you to make sure your family can attend Family Weekend before registering.

Does everyone attending Family Weekend need to complete the model release waiver and the liability release waiver?
Yes, each participant, INCLUDING the Georgia Tech student, parents and guests that are participating in Family Weekend, are required to have a completed liability form and model release waiver. 


Do you have any questions? Email us at parents@gatech.edu or call 404-385-1396