Spirit Weekend 2018 registration closed

Spirit Weekend 2018

Are you interested in playing at Penn State Beaver? Come to Athletics Spirit Weekend January 26-28 to meet coaches and players and find out about our outstanding athletic and academic programs.

Due to an overwhelming response, registration for Athletics Spirit Weekend has been suspended. A limited number of student-athletes may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Please email your sport’s coach or the athletics recruiter, Brian Bibey, at bbb14@psu.edu to determine if space is available. 

Plan to visit Penn State Beaver during our Athletics Spirit Weekend January 26-28 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 three-day program beginning Friday, January 26. Tour campus, meet with faculty, and have dinner with our student athletes.

On Saturday, January 27, join us for an admissions “next steps” program, an athletics presentation, and a financial aid discussion. You’ll have VIP seating at our women’s and men’s basketball games, and will be our invited guests at a private dinner with Penn State Beaver alumni athletes before our Hall of Fame induction program.

An optional brunch and athlete send-off will take place on Sunday, January 28.

The program is FREE for prospective student athletes and their immediate families.


Friday, January 26

  • 4:00 p.m. Registration and campus tours
  • 5:00 p.m. Academic meetings with faculty
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner with student athletes
  • 6:00 p.m. Women's basketball vs. Penn State York (optional)
  • 8:00 p.m. Men's basketball vs. Penn State York (optional)

Saturday, January 27

  • 9:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast
  • 9:45 a.m. Next steps and admissions
  • 10:45 a.m. Campus tours (optional)
  • 11:30 a.m. Financial aid presentation
  • Noon Lunch and athletics presentation
  • 2:00 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Penn State Mont Alto
  • 4:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Penn State Mont Alto
  • 6:30 p.m. VIP dinner with athletics alumni
  • 7:30 p.m. Hall of Fame induction

Sunday, January 28

  • 11 a.m. Brunch (optional)
  • Noon Athlete send-off (optional)
Hotel information

Home 2 Suites by Hilton, a brand new hotel less than a mile from campus, is offering a special rate for Athletics Spirit Weekend. 

Weekend rate is $99 per night for a standard queen suite. Each suite feature a 42" HDTV, a large work area, sleeper sofa, and a fully loaded kitchen with a full-size refrigerator/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and sink.

Complimentary breakfast, free WiFi, and indoor saline pool are also included.

To make a reservation, call the hotel directly at 724-770-1101 and reference the PSU block to receive the discount when booking. Or go online at www.pittsburghareabeavervalley.home2suitesbyhilton.com. Click on the box that says "Group Code" and type in "PSU" for the discounted rate.

Home 2 Suites Beaver Valley

1000 Wagner Road Extension South

Monaca, PA 15061