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Spirit Weekend 2023

Are you interested in playing at Penn State Beaver? Come to Athletics Spirit Weekend 2023, February 17-19, to meet coaches and players and to find out about our outstanding athletic and academic programs.

Plan to visit Penn State Beaver during our Athletics Spirit Weekend, February 17-19, 2023, to meet coaches and players and find out about our outstanding athletic and academic programs. This is a great opportunity to learn what it’s like to be a student athlete at Penn State Beaver.

You and your family are invited to join us for this free, three-day program beginning Friday, February 17. Meet with our coaches, discuss academics with our faculty, and have dinner on us. Join our current student-athletes for a game night at the Hilton Garden Inn following dinner. 

On Saturday, February 18, join us for presentations on athletics, admissions “next steps,” on-campus housing, and financial aid. After lunch you’ll have VIP seating at our women’s and men’s basketball games. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the local area or join us for our annual athletics awards presentations and Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony in the evening. 

An athlete send-off will occur on Sunday, February 19, at the Hilton Garden Inn. Complimentary breakfast will be provided for hotel guests. 

Student-athletes must pre-register for Spirit Weekend by Friday, January 27. Registration for this program is typically full by early January, so early registration is highly recommended.

For more information, contact our athletics office at [email protected] or 724-773-3826.


Friday, February 17

3:00 p.m. Registration begins
3:30 p.m. Team meetings
4:00 p.m. Campus tours
5:00 p.m. Official welcome
5:15 p.m. Academic meetings with faculty
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Team activity and group photo
8:00 p.m. Blue & White Game Night at Hilton Garden Inn for prospective students and Penn State Beaver student-athletes

Saturday, February 18

8:30 a.m. Registration & breakfast
9:30 a.m. Athletics presentation
  Admissions “next steps” presentation
  Housing presentation
  Financial aid presentation
11:00 a.m. Campus tours and optional meetings with Enrollment Services
11:45 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs Penn State Fayette
3:00 p.m. Men's Basketball vs Penn State Fayette
Break Explore the local area with dinner on your own
7:00 p.m. Athletics awards presentations and Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

Sunday, February 19

8:30 a.m. Athlete send-off with breakfast

Note: Meals, events, and programs are free for prospective student-athletes and their immediate families. Penn State Beaver is unable to reimburse for any transportation expenses to the event, including travel between the host hotel and the campus.

Hotel information

The Hilton Garden Inn, which is less than a mile from campus, is the preferred hotel for Penn State Beaver Athletics Spirit Weekend. To make a reservation, call the hotel directly at 724-728-2070 and ask for the Penn State rate.

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Area/Beaver Valley
2000 Wagner Road Extension South
Monaca, PA 15061