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Events and Reunions

Upcoming Events

We hope you will join us at upcoming events both on and off campus.  We look forward to seeing you!

Events Calendar

Alumni Appreciation Basketball Games

Alumni and up to 3 family members are invited to join us for a complimentary night of Cal U basketball, as the Vulcans take on the IUP Crimson Hawks!

Game details

Feb. 25
Women’s Game at 3 p.m.
Men’s Game at 5 p.m.

California University of PA
Convocation Center
Enter at the main entrance. 

Look for the Alumni Association table with black and red balloons.

Register now to receive your complimentary voucher to bring to the game.

Not only will the voucher get you into both basketball games, it will be your raffle ticket for a chance to win cool Cal U prizes! You must register by noon on Friday, February 24, 2017 to be to be eligible for free admission.

Tickets also will be available at the door for those who do not register to attend. Costs are $5 for adults and $3 for non-Cal U students. Cal U students are admitted free of charge with their CalCard.

Contact information

Leslie Fleenor or Staci Tedrow

Meet Us in Bradenton, Fla. - Twins vs. Pirates - March 12

McKechnie Field
1611 9th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205

Pre-game Picnic Reception: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Game Time: 1:05 p.m.

You and your guests are cordially invited to attend a pre-game reception hosted by University President Geraldine M. Jones in the Boardwalk Barbeque Area located beyond right field beginning at 11 a.m. You’ll hear updates about people and progress at Cal U, meet old and new friends and then stay and watch the Pirates play the Minnesota Twins from a shaded seat along the first base side.

Pricing Options:

  • $50 – Pre-game picnic and game ticket.
  • $75 – Pre-game picnic, game ticket and $25 tax-deductible (receipt provided) gift toward a Cal U scholarship.

To purchase tickets, contact Staci Tedrow at 724-938-4418 or by March 1, 2017.

SAVE THE DATE: Class of 1967, 50th Reunion – October 13

Members of the Class of 1967 will gather on campus to celebrate their milestone 50th reunion. Formal invitations will be sent for this special event.

For more information or to RSVP contact Staci Tedrow in the Office of Alumni Relations at 724-938-4418 or


SAVE THE DATE: Homecoming – October 14

Join us for our annual Homecoming Day festivities on Saturday, October 14. Come back to campus to see the many changes at your alma mater and reconnect with old friends. 

Details will be posted as they become available.

Hotel Information

Hotels near Cal U

Here is a list of hotels that are convenient to campus

(note: this list is provided for your convenience only and does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the University)

Belle Vernon (I-70 Exit 43A)

Hampton Inn: 724-929-8100

Bentleyville (I-70 Exit 32B)

Best Western Garden Inn: 724-239-4321

Holiday Inn Express: 724-239-7700

California (I-70, Exit 37A)

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton California University-Pittsburgh:* 724-330-5820

New Stanton (PA Turnpike Exit 75)

Econo Lodge: 724-925-6755

Super 8:* 724-925-8915

Uniontown (Route 40)

Fairfield Inn: 724-434-1800

Park Inn by Radisson:* 724-437-2816

Hampton Inn: 724-430-1000

Washington (Off I-70)

Comfort Suites: 724-884-0299

Spring Hill Suites: 724-223-7800

Hampton Inn: 724-228-4100

*Special rates for California University visitors.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave., Box 89
California, PA 15419

Phone: 724-938-4418
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