Family Weekend

Each fall, we invite all parents and families of Emmanuel students to campus to celebrate Family Weekend. This fun-filled, three-day event is an opportunity to visit your student and experience the traditions, talents and activities of our vibrant campus, tour our beloved city, and honor students' academic milestones through traditions like the Senior Cap & Gown and Junior Ring & Tassel ceremonies.

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Family Weekend 2019
Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20


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Family Weekend online registration is now closed. Those still interesting in signing up for events can do so at the registration area in the Jean Yawkey Center upon arrival to campus. Please call Denise Rugman at 617 732-1608 with any questions.

Friday, October 18, 2019

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Registration and Check-In

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Dinner

Cost: $12 per person - pay at the door

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
100th Anniversary Class of 2023 Reception
President Sr. Janet Eisner SNDdeN welcomes first-year parents and families to campus for a complimentary cocktail reception.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

7:00 p.m.
Latin Explosion!
Join members of HUELLAS, Emmanuel's Latinx student organization, for an evening of music, dancing and food. Music includes selections from around the world, especially, from the Afro-Latinx community.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Preferred

7:30 p.m.
The Lion King - SOLD OUT
A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. The show begins at 8:00 p.m., but arrival time is 7:30 p.m. for ticket pick-up with an Emmanuel representative.

Transportation will not be provided as there is parking available close by and the venue is accessible by MBTA. We urge you to consult the Citizens Bank Opera house website for directions and transportation options.

Cost: $60/ticket - Advanced Registration Required


Family Weekend online registration is now closed. Please call 617 732-1608 for more information.



Saturday, October 19, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration and Check-In

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

9:30 a.m.
Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game
Alumni vs. Current Roster

No Cost

10:00 a.m.
Fenway Park Tour Departs - SOLD OUT
Visit historic Fenway Park, where the Babe pitched, the Kid hit, Yaz dazzled, and today's stars still thrill Red Sox fans. Participants will meet in the Jean Yawkey Center Atrium and walk to the park for the 10:30 am tour. Tours last one hour.

Cost: $15 per person, $13 for those 12 years old and younger - Advanced Registration Required

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Centennial History Presentation
Join us for a dynamic talk on the history of Emmanuel College followed by a tour of the Centennial history installation. Self-guided tours can be taken throughout the day in the Administration Building.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
kiddiECorner
The kiddiECorner will offer families who wish to attend one of the many programs or traditions that are being offered an alternative for their younger children. Younger children and adolescents who participate in the kiddiECorner will be able to partake in several different October-themed activities including: Pumpkin Painting, Trick or Treat Bag Creating and photos with Halo the College mascot!

No Cost

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Class of 2022: Sophomore Class Opportunities Fair and Reception
A student's second year at Emmanuel is an exciting and pivotal time of the college experience. Members of the College's staff, faculty and administration will be on hand to provide information on selecting a major, study abroad, internships, scholarships and fellowships, research, housing selection and more. Coffee and light refreshments available.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Class of 2021: Junior Ring and Tassel Ceremony
Junior Ring and Tassel Ceremony is an important tradition for juniors at Emmanuel as they celebrate their status as upper-class students. Juniors participating in the ceremony select an alumnus/a or current senior to present them with their ring and/or tassel and support them in their continued success.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

12:00 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. St. Joseph's College (ME)

No Cost

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch

Cost: $12 per person - pay at the door

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Mission Grammar School Community Service Project - SOLD OUT
"Roll up your sleeves" at longtime community partner Mission Grammar School to assist in beautification of the grounds, as well as organizing and decorating classrooms.

If you have brought donations to Cradles to Crayons, they will be accepted at the check-in table in Jean Yawkey Center Atrium.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Class of 2020: Senior Cap and Gown Ceremony
Dating back to the first graduating class, the class of 1923, the Cap and Gown Ceremony has historically marked the beginning of senior year. Families are invited to see their senior don their cap and gown and celebrate this Emmanuel tradition.

No Cost - Advanced Registration Required

3:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Colby-Sawyer
Breast Cancer Awareness and Alumna Appreciation

No Cost

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Family Weekend Fall Fest
All student and their families are invited to this new fall tradition on our beautiful Quad. Listen to cover songs by the Eli Cash Band and enjoy seasonal activities and food for the whole family. A special area will be set up for legacy families to connect! Cash bar available for 21+.

No Admission Cost - Advanced Registration Required

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Dinner

Cost: $12 per person - pay at the door

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Casino Night
Join the EC Programming Team, Make Weekends Count, Student Activities, Jean Yawkey Center and Weeks of Welcome for a fun-filled evening for the whole family with great prizes and perhaps a surprise or two!

No Cost - Advanced Registration Preferred


Family Weekend online registration is now closed. Please call 617 732-1608 for more information.



Sunday, October 20, 2019

11:00 a.m.
Family Liturgy
Join students, parents, and other members of the Emmanuel community for this special liturgy, open to members of all faiths.

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
Conclude your memorable weekend by sharing brunch with fellow Emmanuel families.

Cost: $15 - Advanced Registration Required 
(Students with a meal plan may use it at this Brunch)

Family Weekend online registration is now closed. Please call 617 732-1608 for more information.

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