Family Weekend is a time for family members of our Stonehill students to enjoy campus and experience what it’s like to be a Skyhawk! Be part of various events, athletic games, and different ways to engage in our campus community.

This website provides the schedule of events and resources, as well as information on tickets (as needed), to make this a great experience! We will continue to update as events are added.

To Register for Family Weekend, please click HERE

Family Weekend 2022 Schedule

Friday, September 30

Time Event Location
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Skyhawk Shop Open May Hall
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Museum of Family Prayer Tours (see description below) Museum of Family Prayer
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Disney Leadership Experience Raffle Sales (see info below)** Roche Dining Commons Information Desk
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Registration & Family Swag Bag Pick-Up  Roche Dining Commons Information Desk
1 - 4 p.m. Free Fun Friday: Personalized ID Cases Quad (rain location: Commons A)
2 - 4 p.m.

Communities of Color Social (register for event HERE)

(see description below)

Meehan School of Business Great Room (1st Floor)
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

First-Generation Students and Families Ice Cream Social (register for event HERE)

(see description below)

Meehan School of Business Great Room (1st Floor)
7 p.m. Volleyball vs Merrimack College Purple and White Game Day Merkert Gymnasium
8 p.m. Student Organization Showcase feat. Girls from the Hill, Goose Troupe & Surround Sound** Roche Dining Commons A
9 p.m. Brother Mike's After Dark and Trivia Night The Hill 

**Disney Leadership Experience Raffle will also be available at Student Showcase.

Saturday, October 1

Time Event Location
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Breakfast with the President  Donahue 
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Jostens School Ring Sales Lower Roche Dining Commons
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Museum of Family Prayer Tours (see description below) Museum of Family Prayer
11 a.m. Rosary for Stonehill Families Museum of Family Prayer
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Food Trucks (Moyzilla, Red's Kitchen, Sal's Pizza, Boston Burger and Alex's Ice Cream) Chapel Parking Lot
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Skyhawk Shop Open May Hall
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Disney Leadership Experience Raffle Sales (see info below)** Roche Dining Commons Information Desk
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Registration & Family Swag Bag Pick-Up Roche Dining Commons Information Desk
12 p.m. Football vs Duquesne University* WB Mason Stadium
2 p.m. Volleyball vs Franklin Pierce Merkert Gymnasium
5 p.m. Women's Ice Hockey vs UConn* Bridgewater Ice Arena 
6 p.m. Haunting at the Hill (see description below) Quad Fire Pits (Rain Location: Donahue)
8 p.m. BINGO! Family Weekend Edition & Brother Mike's On Location** Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex

*Ticket required for the football game and ice hockey game. To purchase tickets, please click HERE. For questions please contact Athletics at athletics@stonehill.edu or 508-565-1384.

**Disney Leadership Experience Raffle will also be available at BINGO.

Sunday, October 2

Time Event Location
10:45 a.m. Chapel Choir Concert Pettit Atrium (Shields Science Center)
11 a.m. Catholic Mass Pettit Atrium (Shields Science Center)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Habitat for Humanity Car Smash Fundraiser Duffy Parking Lot
12 - 3 p.m. Fall Fest (see description below) Quad
10 - 7 p.m. Disney Leadership Experience Raffle Sales (see info below)** Roche Dining Commons Information Desk
10 - 7 p.m. Registration & Family Swag Bag Pick-Up
Roche Dining Commons Information Desk
1 p.m. Men's Soccer vs LIU Skyhawk Field
2 - 3 p.m. Blessing of the Pets Alumni Hall Lawn

Communities of Color

In collaboration with the Faculty & Staff of Color Network, we invite all students, faculty and staff of color and families to ring in the new academic year together.  Come network with other students, faculty, and staff of color and learn about ways to get involved in student groups. 

First Generation Students & Families Ice Cream Social 

Meet other first-generation college students and their families over ice cream! Learn about the GenOne dialogue group and connect with other first-generation college students.

Student Organizations Showcase ft. Girls from the Hill, Goose Troupe & Surround Sound
Enjoy an evening of entertainment by some of Stonehill’s finest performing arts organizations; Girls from the Hill (acapella); Goose Troupe (Improv); Surround Sound (acapella).

Haunting at the Hill

Join Stonehill’s Director of Archives and Historical Collections Nicole Casper to hear about the tales and legends of Stonehill by the Quad Fire Pits to kick off the beginning of the Fall and Halloween Season. Popcorn will be available for families to enjoy.

Fall Fest

Enjoy the kick-off to fall season on the Quad with lawn games, food trucks, and more!  

Blessing of the Pets

Alumni Chaplain Anthony Szakaly, C.S.C. invites Stonehill alumni to bring their pets to campus on Sunday, October 2 for a special prayer service and blessing.  Light refreshments will be available.

Museum of Family Prayer Tours

Located at 518 Washington Street in North Easton. Learn about the history of prayer in the Catholic Church and how it continues in the 21st century! The Museum of Family Prayer will also be tabling on the Stonehill Campus for families to sign up for tour times in the Roche Commons.

Habitat For Humanity Car Smash Fundraiser

Come smash a car to support Stonehill College Habitat for Humanity. Money raised will be put towards the groups alternative spring break trip as well as their annual donation to South Shore Habitat for Humanity. Come enjoy music, lawn games, and some mid-semester stress relief!

Roche Commons Dining Hall

  • Friday
    • Continental Breakfast: 7:00 - 11:15 a.m.
    • Breakfast: 7:00 - 10 a.m.
    • Lunch: 11:15 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    • Salad/Deli/Dessert: 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.
    • Dinner: 4:45 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday:
    • Brunch: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Dinner: 4:45 - 6:30 p.m.

The Hill (Roche Dining Commons)

  • Friday: 5 p.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Saturday:  3 p.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Sunday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Au Bon Pain (May School of Arts & Sciences)

  • Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Holy Cross Center

  • Friday Dinner: 4:30 - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday:
    • Brunch: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Dinner: 4:30 - 6 p.m.

GiGi's Cafe (Meehan School of Business)

  • Friday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Sat & Sun: Closed

Dunkin' (Shields Science Center)

  • Friday: 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

For questions and information about campus, stop by the Roche Commons Information Desk! Family Weekend Swag Bags will also be available for pick-up during information desk hours while supplies last! 1 bag will be given per family.

  • Friday: 11a.m. - 7p.m.
  • Saturday: 12p.m. - 6p.m.
  • Sunday: 12p.m. - 7p.m.

The Disney Leadership Experience is a leadership program made of a cohort of 20 students from all classes. They engage in eight on-campus leadership workshops, building a foundation of leadership principles and shared philosophy. Following on campus workshops, students take part in a five day experience at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL attending three Disney Imagination Campus workshops that focus on Leadership Strategies, Techniques of Teamwork, and Theme Park Design.

Students who are selected to take part in this program cover all costs. More on the program can be found HERE

This year, the Disney Leadership Experience is hosting a limited time raffle, beginning Monday, September 26th and concluding Sunday, October 2nd. Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket, 6 for $5, or 15 for $10. They can be purchased at the Information Desk in the Roche Dining Commons during the following hours: 

  • Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12 - 7 p.m.

Additionally, raffle tickets will be available at the Family Weekend evening social events on Friday and Saturday night.  

100% of the proceeds from this raffle go back to the students taking part in this program to help lessen the program costs. Raffles will be pulled on Monday, October 3rd, and can be picked up at the Information Desk or mailed to family members.

The following raffle prizes are available (and will be updated as more are donated). 

  • J.D. Martinez Autographed Photo
    • Donated by the Boston Red Sox
  • Lawrence Guy Autographed Photo
    • Donated by the New England Patriots
  • $25 Big Y Gift Card
  • (2) $50 Cape Cod Café Pizza Gift Cards
  • Fall Semester Monthly Homemade Cookies Delivered to Residence Hall or Commuter Lounge by the Vice President of Student Affairs!
    • Donated by Pauline Dobrowski, Student Affairs 
  • Parking Pass Reimbursement 
    • Donated by Campus Police 
  • (3) Stonehill Swag Packs
  • (2) 4 Pack Showcase Cinemas Tickets 
  • $40 White's Bakery & Cafe
  • $50 Gift Certificate to El Mariachi
    • Donated by an anonymous donor  
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Brockton/Easton
  • (3) Programming Committee Ticket Packs (1 ticket to 2022 Halloween Dance and 2023 Snowflake Soiree, Spring Concert, and Spring Dance)
  • (2) Spring Senior Events Ticket Packs (1 ticket to 100 Days Party, 50 Days Party & Senior Formal)
  • Tree House Brewing Tote Bag, $10 gift card, 2 glasses, stickers, a 6 pack bottle bag, and 2 Tree House can caddies
  • (2) $200 Southwest Flight Vouchers
  • Custom Cake by Cakes by Christina picked up in the Dining Commons 
  • Two tickets to the Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum
  • $20 Farmer's Daughter & $5 Target Gift Card Pack
  • $50 Gift Card to Hammer & Stain
  • Two 2 Packs of Tickets to the Peabody Essex Museum
  • Two Tickets to the Southwick Zoo
  • Chipotle Dinner for Two Cards
  • (2) Sodexo Study Break Packs -- 2 Cheese Pizzas, 6 Sodas, & 6 Cookies 
    • Donated by Stonehill Sodexo

Thank you to the following local businesses for our Stonehill Family Weekend Discounts and Deals! 

  • Little Sami's 1145 W Chestnut St, Brockton MA

10% off for families with mention of Stonehill Family Weekend

  • Birdie's Hot Chicken 1285 Belmont St, Brockton MA

15% off for families with mention of Stonehill Family Weekend

  • Sullivan Tire and Auto Services 1320 Belmont St, Brockton MA

10% off all parts and services for families with mention of Stonehill Family Weekend 

  • TreeTop Adventures 200 New Boston Dr, Canton MA

$10 off reservation with mention of Stonehill Family Weekend  

  • Playa Bowls 1285 Belmont St, Brockton MA

10% off with Hill Card ID or Family Weekend discount postcard

  • La Cucina 140 Main St, North Easton MA

Free Appetizer with Hill Card ID or Family Weekend discount postcard *Oysters and Specials are excluded*

  • Fuller Craft Museum 455 Oak St, Brockton MA

Free general admission into museum

  • Bertucci's 1285 Belmont St, Brockton MA

10% off meals with Family Weekend discount postcard

  • Langwater Farm 209 Washington St, North Easton MA

20% off Pick Your Own Flower Bouquets with Hill Card ID 

The Office of Student Engagement has secured a block of rooms for Family Weekend. If blocks fill up before this date, please contact the Office of Student Engagement at the information at the bottom of this page.  

Hotels offering a special group rate. Please note these prices do not include fees and taxes:

Fairfield by Marriott Mansfield - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Book your group rate for Stonehill College Family Weekend rate! Last Day to Book: Friday, September 16, 2022

Courtyard Boston Raynham

Book your group rate for Stonehill College Family Weekend rate! Last Day to Book: Monday, August 29, 2022

Residence Inn Boston Brockton/Easton 

*block sold out*

The Skyhawk Shop, Stonehill's bookstore, is located in the May School of Arts & Sciences. They have special hours for Family Weekend and offering 10% off discount for all families! Store hours can be found below:

  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Questions?

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The Office of Student Engagement provides opportunities that will empower students to create a fun and positive campus community. The office enjoys a strong working and advising relationship with the Student Government Association, class committees and many of the student clubs and organizations.