Family Weekend 2016


The student-led Family Weekend Committee works to create a thorough and thoughtful schedule which will give you a glimpse of the life of your Emerson College student.

Please note all events are scheduled to change. Detailed information will be shared with registered families in October 2016. Please see below for some event highlights for this year.

Friday, October 21

Start to create your Family Weekend experience by checking in at the Welcome Center! We’ll provide you with everything you need to have a successful Family Weekend with some fun surprises along the way. Students and staff will be on hand to assist you from 12pm-7pm. Once you have checked in, feel free to enjoy the city, explore the campus, and spend time with your student.

Other events on Friday include Campus Tours, the annual EVVYs Showcase and a traditional Shabbat dinner. Please note there is an additional ticket per family member which must be purchased to attend the Shabbat dinner.

Saturday, October 22

Your day kicks off bright and early with a selection of classes that will engage, enlighten and introduce you to some of our illustrious faculty members. Stick around for open houses, the Emerson College Athletics Homecoming Celebration, meet and greets and so much more.

  • Family Weekend Welcome Center
  • Mini College Sessions
  • Pre-Lunch Academic Reception
  • Life Outside the Classroom Sessions
  • Iwasaki Library Open House
  • International Study and External Programs Presentation
  • Honors Program Information Session
  • Career Services Open House
  • Intercultural Center Open House
  • Hands-On Workshops
  • Women's & Men's Basketball Practice
  • Baseball Alumni Game
  • Women's Volleyball Co-ed Alumni Game
  • Men's Soccer with halftime festivities

Your Saturday concludes with a Family Weekend showing of the Emerson Stage production of Pasek and Paul’s James and the Giant Peach. Please note there is an additional ticket per family member which must be purchased to attend the Emerson Stage production.

Sunday, October 23

Join us for our annual celebration of community at the Family Weekend President’s Breakfast. Doors open at 9am. The formal program begins at 9:30am and is expected to conclude our Family Weekend celebrations no later than 11:30am. Please note there is an additional charge per person associated with this event.

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