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Family Weekend

Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30, 2016

Each year, Family Weekend is an opportunity to spend time with your students in their new campus home, talk with their academic advisors, professors, and residence directors, and get a glimpse of daily life at the college. Parents, siblings, and friends are able to attend workshops relating to Simon’s Rock students and their future education, as well as academic classes, concerts, and local events. In addition to learning more about life on campus, Family Weekend is a great opportunity to enjoy a fall weekend in the Berkshires.

You can register at the link below. In the meantime, take a peek at the schedule and plan to come back to campus at the end of October. Questions? Please call Cathy Ingram, Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement at (413) 528-7266.

The Weekend At-A-Glance


  • Open classes, where families can catch a glimpse of academic life at Simon’s Rock
  • First Year Adjustment Writing and Thinking Workshop
  • A Welcome Reception and Senior Thesis Poster Display
  • Murder Mystery Challenge
  • Theatre Department Fall Production


  • Meet professors and advisors
  • 50th Anniversary Celebration
  • Honors Convocation, a ceremony to celebrate academic excellence
  • Alumni Career Panel discussion led by Manat Wooten, Director of Academic Transitions and Career Development
  • Sponsor-a-Book and Book Sale event to help support the Alumni Library
  • Study Abroad and Away Panel, learn about recent student experiences all around the globe
  • Co-ed Soccer game and Swim meet
  • Theatre Department Fall Production
  • Halloween Dance


  • Jazz Brunch
  • Alumni vs. Students Soccer game
  • Walk the Interpretative Trail on campus
  • Tadd Gero '03 Memorial Swim Meet
  • Women's Basketball vs. Landmark College
  • Men's Basketball vs. Landmark College

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