Bring Your Kids To Campus Day FAQ
Author: Pamela Bock
Posted: March 19, 2019

 The Resource Center for Students with Children invites you and your family to join us for Bring Your Kids to Campus Day on April 8, 2019. Bring Your Kids to Campus Day provides a full day of activities in which departments and student clubs host activities in locations all over campus intended to educate and entertain children. The goal is to give children a taste of what their parents do at PSU in an approachable and child-friendly way. Bring Your Kids to Campus Day is an opportunity for you to show your children all that PSU has to offer, and to get them excited about university life.

Where do I check in?
Registration begins at 8:30am on April 8th, 2019  in the Smith Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Smith Student Union
Who may come to Bring Your Kids to Campus Day?
The event is open to all PSU students, staff, and faculty with children
How much does the event cost?
This event is free!
Is lunch provided?
Yes!  Lunch will be served from 12-1:00pm in the ballroom and you will receive lunch tickets when you check-in
Why do I have to pre-register?
This helps us know how many attendees to expect and the ages of the children attending.  Pre-registering ensures that your kids receive a free backpack and your family gets lunch tickets.
Pre-registration is full!  May I still attend the event?
Of course! Registration opens at 8:30am at the Ballroom on the third floor of the Smith Student Union. You will need to show your PSU ID card when you arrive. Once you are registered you will get your instructions and program. After that, you are free to attend as many event stations as you wish.
What are the activities?
For the Schedule of Events, Click Here 

Can I drop My Kid Off??
No, Parent must stay with their children for all activities. If you need some hours of childcare that day, please contact Little Vikings Flexible Childcare to see if space is available (503) 725-8800
I have class that day. Can I bring my kids with me?

If you are planning to bring your child(ren) to class with you, make sure to check in with your professor before doing so.
Can I bring a guest?
Absolutely!  Simply indicate on the pre-registration form who you are bringing with you.
Who sponsored this event?
The event is sponsored by the Resource Center for Students with Children.
I can’t attend for the whole day?  Can I just attend for a portion of it?
You are welcome to stay for the full day of activities, or for just an hour. Activities are scheduled in a very flexible, “drop-in” setting, so feel free to come and go as your schedule allows.
What are the age restrictions?
There are no age restrictions, however keep in mind that it’s a long day with lots of walking.
How Do I Register?
If you would like to attend this event with your family, please visit

Do my kids need a waiver to attend activities at Campus Rec?
To participate in any of the activities at Campus Rec, You will need to sign a waiver for yourself and your children. We highly suggest you do this in advance to minimize long lines.  Campus Rec will have a waiver registration table set up in the ballroom when you check-in.  Questions? Call Campus Rec at (503) 725-2931