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Family Weekend

Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27


Family Weekend is an exciting event on the Simon's Rock academic calendar. After students have settled in for the semester, we invite families and friends to campus in late October. The full schedule highlights almost every program and facility on our 275-acre campus.

Family Weekend is a time to join students in their new campus home, talk with their academic advisors and professors, meet residence directors, and experience daily life at the college. Parents, siblings, and friends are invited to attend workshops and classes, as well as social gatherings with faculty and staff. There is also time to explore the local area.

Family Weekend 2018

The Weekend At-A-Glance


  • Open classes for families to sample academic life at Simon’s Rock
  • Apple tasting and cider press demo by the Center for Food Studies
  • First Year Adjustment Parent Workshop
  • Welcome reception and presentation of academic work
  • Dinner
  • Theater production of Twelfth Night


  • Meet professors, advisors, and campus life staff
  • Alumni Career Panel discussion on life after Simon's Rock
  • BA Experience showcase
  • Sponsor-a-Book and Book Sale event to help support the Alumni Library


  • Jazz Brunch

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If you have any questions about the weekend please contact:

Cathryn Harding

Director of Institutional Advancement