A few weeks after the fall semester begins, Assumption welcomes families back to campus for the annual celebration of Family Weekend.
Save the Date!
Mark your calendar for the 2019 Assumption College Family Weekend, scheduled for October 4 to 6, 2019! Traditionally held towards the end of September, each year, Family Weekend full of exciting events and entertainment for the whole family such as concerts, football and soccer games and tennis matches and much more. Much of the weekend is planned by students, so each Family Weekend is highly anticipated on campus.
Highlights of Past Family Weekends
Friday Night Bingo: Come join us for a family night out with a favorite Assumption College tradition, bingo! Win great prizes the whole family will enjoy.
Friday Night Movie: Enjoy a family friendly movie in Charlie’s! Popcorn and snacks are always offered at this event that is fun for everyone of all ages!
Fall Festival: Enjoy tasty seasonal snacks like caramel apples and cotton candy from many different vendors, paint your own pumpkin masterpiece, bounce and play on some fun inflatables, enjoy a performance from Assumption’s own Hound Sound a capella group, and remember your weekend with a photo key chain!
AC Idol: Assumption College’s very own version of “American Idol”! Support your favorite Assumption performers in a friendly singing competition that features talented Assumption students in the Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall in Tsotsis Family Academic Center.
Battleship Competition: Compete with your family in a battleship competition. This event takes place in the Plourde Recreation Center pool. Bring your bathing suits, you will get wet. Each team will take three buckets and try to attack other canoes with water until their canoe is sunk or the last one standing. Teams will have one shield to fend off water from entering their boat.
Color in Motion Run: Join students, family, and friends to run in Assumption’s 4th Annual Color In Motion Run, sponsored by Assumption College Peers Advocating Wellness for Students (PAWS). Walk, jog, or run the 5K around campus while getting covered with a rainbow of color. Preregister to ensure you receive your Color In Motion T-shirt. This event will be held rain or shine.
Family Weekend Details
When is the deadline for registration?
Deadlines for the 2019 Family Weekend will be posted over the summer. On-site registration will be available during the scheduled registration times. Prices and availability may vary for on-site registration.
When and where is registration?
Once registration is open, you can register online with a credit card or complete a form and send with a check.
Upon receiving registration forms, a confirmation email will be sent, no tickets will be sent home. You will be able to pick up your pre-ordered tickets and any other necessary information for the weekend at the Hagan Campus Center Info Booth during registration.
Do Assumption students pay for events?
If the student has a meal plan, he/she does not need to pay for meals in Taylor Dining Hall. Students do not need to pay for AC Idol.
Can I receive a refund for my registration costs if I can’t come?
Unfortunately, we are unable to refund registration fees.
We highly recommend that out-of-town visitors book hotel reservations early. We have a room block at the Hilton Garden Inn when you mention Assumption College Family Weekend. Hilton Garden Inn (508) 753-5700 $136.00 + tax Rooms at these rates are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.