ASU Family Weekend

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Family Weekend

Spirit, Pride, Sun Devil Family Tradition

Join us for Family Weekend 2021 from Nov. 5-7 for a celebration of Sun Devil spirit, pride and tradition. Enjoy fun and educational activities for the whole family while learning more about your student's experience at ASU. From the ASU Family Block Party to the Spirit Hike up “A” Mountain and the ASU home football game, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

Registration for Family Weekend 2021 has closed.

A selection of events that do not require registration, including virtual programs, are included on the Family Weekend 2021 schedule.

Schedule of events

Check out the complete schedule of activities for Family Weekend 2021

See 2021 Events

Frequently asked questions




When is Family Weekend?

Family Weekend 2021 will take place Friday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 7.

What is Family Weekend?

Family Weekend is a long-standing ASU tradition held during the fall semester. Current students invite their families to join them on campus for a weekend of events to celebrate Sun Devil spirit and traditions. Family members of all ages can enjoy activities hosted by academic colleges, campus departments and Sun Devil Athletics.

Who can attend?

Any ASU affiliated families — students, staff, faculty, alumni and their family members and guests of all ages are welcome to attend.

In 2021 we will be hosting a combination of in-person and virtual programs for families.

What time should families arrive in town on Friday?

Check-in will begin at each campus the morning of Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 with events beginning midday. Be sure to take a look at the calendar of events (available on this website in early October) to plan your visit.

What is the cost of attending Family Weekend?

Registrations cost $20 per student and $30 per guest if you register in advance. Children 5 and under are admitted at no cost.

What does Family Weekend registration cost include?

  • Open houses, tours and events across all four campus locations that showcase ASU spirit, pride and tradition
  • Ticket to the ASU Family Block Party including food, games and activities for the whole family
  • A code to purchase discounted tickets to the USC vs. ASU football game on Saturday, Nov. 6
  • Clear stadium bag for use at athletic events, including the football game against Pac-12 rival USC

Families planning to participate virtually should not complete the Family Weekend registration at this time. A separate registration form will be available for virtual participation in October.

If I completed the Family Weekend Interest Form do I still need to register?

Yes, the Interest Form was for pre-registration communication only. All families wishing to attend Family Weekend 2021 in-person must complete the registration form. A form for virtual participation will open in October.

Do current students need to be registered to attend events?


Does my student need to be the primary registrant on the account?

No, families can register their own group and include their student’s information.

Is registration required for all events?

Registration is required for all events to ensure accurate counts for food, seating and supplies.

How do I cancel my registration and request a refund?

All cancellations and refund requests must be received by Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, and must include a copy of your confirmation email, your name, contact phone number, and email address, and must be received in writing at

Who can I contact for more information about Family Weekend or with registration questions?

You can contact the ASU Family office at .

What offers on hotels or restaurants are available?

Families choose to stay in a variety of accommodations to best suit their needs. For information on travel and accommodation options near each campus location, go to Specific hotel questions can be directed to Ashlin Shinn at

I opted to pay my registration fees by check. What address should I use to mail it in?

Please send the check and a copy of the confirmation email to:

Family Weekend
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 872201
Tempe, AZ 85287-2201

To ensure delivery before check in, please send payment by mail no later than Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.



Where do I check-in for Family Weekend?

You will check in at the campus you’re registered with. Check-in locations will be provided in your confirmation email after you complete registration. Reminders will be sent out in emails leading up to the event date.

Can I go to class with my student?

Most faculty members will allow guests to visit their classrooms during Family Weekend. Have your student check with his or her individual professors prior to your visit.

When will the full schedule of events be available to participants?

The full Family Weekend 2021 schedule will be released in mid-October to help families plan their weekend. All participants will be emailed the schedule, which will also be posted on this website.

Will face coverings be required at Family Weekend events?

Family Weekend events will follow the ASU Face Covering Policy.

Maps and driving directions to each of the campuses is available at

Athletic Tickets

Athletic Tickets

Are football tickets included in Family Weekend registration?

No. Football tickets need to be purchased separately through Sun Devil Athletics. However, once you pay for the Family Weekend registration, a discount code to use when you purchase football tickets is made available at the end of successful registration in addition to the event confirmation email.

Do students need to purchase tickets to the football game?

If the student would like to sit with his or her family, then he or she will need to purchase a ticket. However, fee-paying students may sit in the student section for no charge, just like any other home football game.

What is the cost range of tickets with the promo code?

Please visit Sun Devil Athletics for a full list of pricing options. Football tickets are discounted up to 30% with Family Weekend registration.

Does the football promo code need to be used immediately?

We recommend purchasing your Sun Devil Football tickets early. Due to demand and dynamic pricing, ticket prices are subject to change without notice. While the promo code will always provide a discount, ticket prices may increase as we get closer to the day of the game.

Is there any way to get the discount without registering for Family Weekend?

No. The discount code for football tickets is exclusively available to those who purchase the Family Weekend package. Football tickets are available at face value at

How do I get my tickets after purchasing them?

Sun Devil Athletics have moved to mobile ticketing. Once purchased, fans can manage their tickets online by visiting We recommend reviewing the Digital Ticketing Guide on and downloading your tickets to your phone’s wallet in advance of the game.

What happens if the game is canceled or postponed due to COVID-19?

We do not anticipate cancellation or postponement of the game due to COVID-19. However, if there is a COVID-19 impact then Sun Devil Athletics will communicate options for your ticket purchase which include an account credit or refund.

I purchased tickets before the Family Weekend registration opened. Can I still access the discounted rate?

Unfortunately ticket discounts cannot be honored after purchase.

What COVID-19 precautions are in place at Sun Devil Stadium? Will masks be required to go to the game?

Up-to-date Fan Safety Protocols can be found under the Fan Zone tab at

I have questions regarding ticket options to Sun Devil football games. How can I get more information?

Please contact Ryan Kelley at if you have questions about your options for tickets.

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