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Schedule of Events - Family & Alumni Weekend

Check out the 2018 Family and Alumni Weekend Schedule.

Please note that there may be adjustments to the schedule prior to the event.

Friday, October 12th

         

12-Oct

1:00pm-7:00pm Check in Flanagan Campus Center Lobby, Ground Floor Stop in for an updated schedule of events and information. Everyone who pre-registered can pick up a coupon to Beatty Cafeteria, to be used on Saturday or Sunday.
12-Oct 1:00pm-7:00pm Hospitality Suite Sweeney Pavilion, Beatty Hall Need to charge your cell phone? Or waiting for your student to get out of class? Stop by the Sweeney Pavilion to enjoy a cup of coffee and snack throughout the weekend.  You can read the newspaper, or the latest issue of Wentworth Magazine; you can also get information about local restaurants and Boston attractions, or mingle with other Wentworth guests. Have questions? Ask one of our helpful students who will be stationed at the nearby Info Hub.
12-Oct 5:00pm-7:00pm Library Tours Douglas D. Schumann Library & Learning Commons, Beatty Hall 2nd Floor See how this space supports Wentworth's model of collaborative learning while looking great too! Tours will leave from the circulation desk on the second floor. 
12-Oct 5:00pm-8:00pm Manufacturing Lab Tour Williston Hall 001 Check out the labs within this great space and see what our students are working on today!
12-Oct 5:00pm-7:00pm Accelerate Open House Willson Hall, 2nd Floor Come explore Accelerate – Wentworth’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center! Check out our Maker Space, student ideas, create a prototype out of Legos and experience virtual reality with our HTC Vive!
12-Oct 7:00pm-10:00pm Check In Watson Auditorium  Check-in will move over to Watson Auditorium Friday night so you won’t have to miss any Casino Night Fun!   Guests who are just arriving can check-in to receive an updated schedule.
12-Oct 7:30pm doors open, 8:00pm Start time WITa and MassArt Drag Show MassArt Auditorium Wentworth's Alliance and MassArt's QAC student groups have collaborated to put together an amazing night of performance! The doors for Massart's auditorium open at 7:30pm and the show kicks off at 8:00pm with both student and local performers!
12-Oct 7:00pm-8:00pm Fenway Park Tours Fenway Park The experienced tour guides will provide a thrilling, one hour, walking tour of Fenway Park. We welcome all fans to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox and the pulse of Red Sox Nation. *Tickets need to purchased ahead of time
12-Oct 7:00pm-10:00pm Casino Night Watson Auditorium  Think you have luck on your side? You won't want to miss this annual favorite! A free night of Casino games, no money required! We have blackjack, poker, roulette and even bingo! Turn in your chips for raffle tickets and try to win prizes including Wentworth swag, the latest video games and many more awesome electronics! Prizes will be drawn at 9:45 pm, you must be present to win (one prize per party).

Saturday, October 13th

 
         
13-Oct 9:00am-8:00pm Check In Flanagan Campus Center Lobby (Lower Level) Guests who have not already checked in can stop by for an updated schedule of events, or stop by to pick up your pre-purchased event tickets. 
13-Oct 9:00am-8:00pm Hospitality Suite Sweeney Pavilion, Beatty Hall Need to charge your cell phone? Or waiting for your student? Stop by the Sweeney Pavilion to enjoy a cup of coffee and snack throughout the weekend.  You can read the newspaper, or the latest issue of Wentworth Magazine; you can also get information about local restaurants and Boston attractions, or mingle with other Wentworth guests. Have questions? Ask one of our helpful students who will be stationed at the nearby Info Hub.
"13-Oct 9:00am Women's Volleyball - Alumni Game Tansey Gym Cheer on WIT alumnae as they return to Tansey Gym!
13-Oct 9:00am Men's Soccer - Alumni Game Sweeney Field Can Leopards change their spots? See if our alumni still have what it takes out on the field.
13-Oct 10:00am Women's Soccer Game - Alumni Game Sweeney Field Cheer on WIT alumnae as they return to Sweeney Field!
"13-Oct 10:30am, 11:00am Architecture Department Tours Annex North Take a tour of the architecture studios in Annex. See students hard at work, and the amazing projects they’re working on this month. 
"13-Oct 11:00am Women's Volleyball vs. Nichols College Tansey Gym It’s the Leopards vs. the Bison in this exciting match-up!
13-Oct 12:30pm Men's Soccer vs. Endicott Sweeney Field Come watch the Wentworth Leopards take on the Endicott Power Gulls!
13-Oct 10:00am, 11:00am Co-Ops and Careers Student Panel Beatty 426 Every WIT student will complete two co-ops in their time here, but what is it really?  And how can you, as a parent, help your student?  Hear from members of the Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development about how to help your student through this important time. 
13-Oct 9:30am-2:30pm Library Tours Douglas D. Schumann Library & Learning Commons, Beatty Hall 2nd Floor See how the space supports Wentworth's model of collaborative learning while looking great too! Tours will leave from the circulation desk on the second floor.
13-Oct 11:30am-2pm Strengths of Materials Lab 008 Dobbs Hall The Strength of Materials Laboratory houses electrodynamic and hydraulic testing equipment which allows students to investigate important material properties such as tensile strength, shear stress, and elasticity.
13-Oct 12:30pm Deans' Address Multipurpose Room, Campus Center 1st Floor behind cafe Join us for the Deans' from Student Affairs for an update on the state of the Institute. The Deans will be able to stick around for a little after the session for questions.
13-Oct 1:00pm-3:00pm Wentworth Alumni and Athletics Tailgate Sweeney Pavilion, Beatty Hall Calling all Alumni, and friends - Join us for a BBQ! Tickets are $5 for guests over 18 (guests under 18 are free!) Tickets include the BBQ and two drink tickets given to each pre-registered guest over 21. A limit of tickets will be available at the door.
13-Oct 3:00pm-5:00pm Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings Game TD Garden

The Tickets for this event are sold out. Please see note below regarding time change.

*The Bruins vs Red Wings game time has been changed due to the Red Sox game at 8:00pm. The Bruins game will now start at 3:00pm, If you purchased tickets and have questions please contact, Megan Bouchard (longm4@wit.edu).

13-Oct 2:00pm-4:00pm Center for Social Justice and Diversity Programs Family Cookout  Leopard Statue, near 610 Courtyard We look forward to getting to connect with students of color and their families! There will be delicious food, entertainment, & fun for all ages! 
13-Oct 2:00pm-5:00pm Harvest Festival Watson Auditorium  Stop by the Harvest Festival to celebrate the Fall season! You can stuff a leopard, sit with a caricature artist, get your photo taken with the Wentworth Leopard and more! Everything is free! There will be fall themed snacks and a number of our student clubs and organizations with family friendly activities.
13-Oct 3:30pm Women’s Soccer vs. Endicott Sweeney Field Put on your Wentworth gear and head over to cheer on the Women's Soccer team, as they face Endicott College.
13-Oct 8:00pm Men's Rugby vs. Salve Regina Sweeney Field Watch our club Men's Rugby team take on Salve! 
13-Oct 7:00pm-9:00pm Trivia Time Watson Auditorium  Love trivia? Looking to test your knowledge of random facts? Come to Watson Auditorium for a family friendly trivia with Wentworth's one and only, AJ Andreucci. There will be snacks, drinks and screens showing the Red Sox Game.
13-Oct 7:00pm-10:00pm Evening Entertainment, Off Campus Options Off Campus

Check out the following events which require a ticket to be purchased for that event online or at the Info Hub. You can also purchase movie tickets and Museum of Science tickets! Students also have free access to the Museum of Fine Art and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum with their ID cards.

-Improv Asylum tickets

 

         
14-Oct   7:00am-7:40am FREE Group Exercise Class: Cycling with Chris Flight Cycle Studio 610 Huntington Ave *Must register in advance Looking for an early morning burn? Come check out Wentworth's new spin studio and try out a class with Chris Scanlon!
14-Oct 9:00am-11:00am Jazz Breakfast Watson Auditorium  Relax to the soulful sounds of jazz as you unwind from the busy weekend. Gather round the table for breakfast with jazz.   Breakfast is free to all registered guests!
14-Oct 1030am,  11:00am, 11:30am Duck Tours West Lot It wouldn't be a trip to Boston without a memorable Duck Tour! Take a historic ride throughout our great city. The ConDUCKtor will take you past many landmarks and will entertain you with facts and fables of the American Colonial era. Duck Tours will leave directly from campus. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Make sure to check your tickets!
14-Oct 4:15pm Women's Rugby Game Sweeney Field Join the Wentworth Women's Rugby team on the pitch to celebrate their graduating students and watch them take on the University of Maine.