University of Pittsburgh

October 12-14: Pitt Business Homecoming Events 2017

Mark your calendars now to return to campus this fall for Pitt’s 2017 Homecoming celebrations.  Please see the listing of Pitt Business events below and don’t forget to visit the Pitt Alumni Association website for additional events.


Thursday, October 12, 2017
Pitt Business Block Party
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Sennott Square Parking Lot
Rain Location: Posvar Patio
Join us for our annual Homecoming Block Party. All business students, alumni, faculty and staff welcome to attend!

Friday, October 13, 2017
Annual 51+ Luncheon
12 Noon
Wyndham Hotel Ballroom
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Congratulations on celebrating more than 50 years as a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh business school! The annual 51+ Luncheon is a way of staying in touch with all alumni who graduated from Pitt Business more than half a century ago. Attendance is by special invitation only to Pitt Business alumni who graduated prior to 1966. Join fellow alumni for reflection and stories into the past as a discussion of current business trends. Seating for this event is limited.
Parking is available at the Wyndham or in Soldiers & Sailors
Registration information coming soon

Friday, October 13, 2017
Katz Homecoming Mixer hosted by current Katz students
8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Mario’s Eastside Saloon
5442 Walnut Street
Pittsburgh, PA 5232
All Pitt Business alumni are invited to join current Katz students in Shadyside for fun, fellowship, and networking. With previous year’s attendance topping 200 people, you’re sure to run into a classmate or meet someone new. Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided.
Registration information coming soon
This event sponsored in part by the Joseph M. Katz MBA and MS students.
Register information coming soon

Friday, October 13, 2017
Pitt Business Alumni After-Party
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Location: The Porch at Schenley, 221 Schenley Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
We welcome alumni of the College of Business Administration to the Porch for fireworks, food, fun and socializing. This year we celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Certificate Program in Leadership and Ethics! We hope to see many CPLE alumni back on campus at our annual Homecoming celebration.



Friday, October 14, 2017
Spectacular Fireworks and Laser Show
Bigelow Boulevard
This annual University of Pittsburgh homecoming tradition has been going on for more than 20 years, and this year's show promises to be bigger and better than last year's. The best place to watch the show is on Bigelow Boulevard!
Sponsored by the Pitt Program Council.

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Joint Pitt Business and Pitt Law Alumni Tailgate
Heinz Field – Gold Lots 1 (please see map below)
Two Hours prior to Kick-off (TBA)
Registration information coming soon
Questions can be directed to Jim Waite at 412-648-1620 or
Game tickets are not included with the tailgate. You may purchase individual tickets through the Pitt Department of Athletics for this special event by calling 1-800-643-7488. If you are planning to attend the game, please review the Heinz Field safety policy, as it has changed.