Family Weekend Frequently Asked Questions

Attendees in a colaborative classroom at family weekend 2017

What goes on during Family Weekend? Family Weekend is your opportunity to see where your student has been calling home. You’ll have opportunities to become familiar with the campus, meet the faculty, attend courses with your student, and participate in special events and speakers throughout the weekend.

Where does Family Weekend take place? All our Family Weekend events are held on Pitzer’s campus. However, in January, we will also provide a list of activities taking place at one of the other Claremont Colleges. Complete map of The Claremont Colleges. Colleges (the 5Cs).

When is the next Family Weekend? Family Weekend 2021 will be from Friday, February 12, through Monday, February 15, 2021.

I am the parent of a Pitzer sophomore, junior, or senior and have attended Family Weekend before. Is there something new for me? Absolutely! All parents are sure to find unique faculty talks and panel discussions—plus, Pitzer students change every year they’re here. Family Weekend is a great chance to meet your student’s new favorite professor or find out about programs tailored to help them explore a new interest.

Does Pitzer College meet ADA wheelchair-accessibility requirements? Yes, all campus facilities meet ADA requirements. For questions about wheelchair accessibility or to make special arrangements, please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at

Where can I view photos of the last Family Weekend? You can view photos from our Family Weekend 2020 on our Flickr page.

Click here to view photos from Family Weekend 2020.

Have additional questions about Family Weekend? Please contact us at 909.607.4030 or for additional information.