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Schedule

The schedule for Family Weekend 2020 will be available in the fall. In the mean time see the fall 2019 schedule below for a sense of the activities that will be planned. 

Friday, October 25, 2019

Time Event Location Description
3:00 – 7:00 p.m. REGISTRATION & HOSPITALITY SUITE Hogan Campus Center, Room 320 Stop by and pick up your updated schedule, commemorative gift, map of campus, or purchase tickets for the football and hockey games. Light refreshments will be served and members of the Purple Key Society will be available to answer any questions.
4:00 p.m. WORCESTER CITY SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP Luth Athletic Complex, Hart Center Pool Day 1, free admission
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. RECEPTION FOR PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS AND THEIR FAMILIES Hogan Campus Center, Jenks Suites B&C Invitation Only
7:05 p.m. MEN'S ICE HOCKEY VS. ST. LAWRENCE Luth Athletic Complex, Hart Center Rink The Holy Cross Team Shop will be open for the game! Doors, ticket window and concessions open at 6:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. COLLEGE CHOIR FAMILY WEEKEND CONCERT St. Joseph Memorial Chapel Come join the College Choir for the "Voices of Black Women," inspired by the Africana Studies' year-long exploration of Black Womanhood. 
9:00 - 11:00 p.m. MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT  Hogan Campus Center, Ballroom Join the Campus Activities Board for a night of entertainment and mystery as the Hogan Ballroom becomes the scene of a crime! An interactive experience that the whole family will enjoy. As the night goes on, suspects will be interrogated, clues will be gathered and you will work as a team to crack the case before the culprit gets away! Pre-registration is required for this event by Tues. October 22. Register for this free event today
9:30 p.m. JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT Hogan Campus Center, Crossroads  

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time Event Location Description
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. REGISTRATION & HOSPITALITY SUITE Hogan Campus Center, Room 320 Stop by and pick up your updated schedule, commemorative gift and map of campus. 
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. SENIOR PARENTS GIFT MEETING Hogan Campus Center, Jenks Suite B&C Invitation Only. 
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. FIRST-YEAR RESIDENCE HALL BREAKFASTS   Join other first-year students and their families in Clark, Hanselman and Brooks-Mulledy for a continental breakfast in their common spaces.
9:00 a.m. WORCESTER CITY SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP Luth Athletic Complex, Hart Center Pool Day 2, free admission
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. PRESIDENT’S HOUR Dinand Library Join Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College, for an informative discussion about the College and current initiatives.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. REFUGEE ARTISANS OF WORCESTER CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS Student Art Society Space, Hogan First Floor Refugees who have relocated to the United States from around the globe will showcase the practice of traditional crafts brought with them from their native countries. These individuals continue to produce their crafts here in Worcester as a means of support and a contribution to the community.
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR Hogan Campus Center, Ballroom Participate in campus community by celebrating the diversity of our students and their varied experiences at the College alongside families, faculty and staff. Experience the talents of our students, become acquainted with our multicultural and international student organizations and enjoy refreshments with friends and family. Invitation Only. 
11:05 a.m. FIELD HOCKEY VS. BOSTON UNIVERSITY Hart Turf Field Senior Day, free admission
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: PROF. LOREN CASS  Hogan Campus Center, Jenks Suite A Ever wonder what class is really like for a Holy Cross student? Join Prof. Loren Cass for a glimpse into his International Political Economy course.  
12:00 – 4:00 p.m. HAPPENINGS ON THE HOVAL Hogan Campus Center, Oval  Bring your friends and family to the Hogan Oval for a day filled with family fun including pumpkin painting, apple cider, axe throwing, human billiards, photo booth, DIY slate boards, giant board games, Jamaica Mi Hungry food truck and more! This event is open to people of all ages; you will not want to miss it! Families can enter our annual Family Weekend basket drawing. Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement and the Caribbean African Student Assembly (CASA). 
1:00 p.m. HOLY CROSS FOOTBALL VS. COLGATE Fitton Football Stadium Spend the day with the Crusaders! Tailgating, Crusaders Kids Zone and ticket windows open at 10:00 a.m. Gates and concessions open at 11:30 a.m. 
1:00 p.m. INSIDE LOOK: THE CANTOR ART GALLERY Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery Dharma and Punya Gallery Walk-through with Professor Todd Lewis, Exhibition Co-curator 
2:00 p.m. FAMILY WEEKEND BROOKS CONCERT Fenwick Hall, Brooks Recital Hall

 

4:30 p.m. FAMILY WEEKEND MASS St. Joseph Memorial Chapel Join families and students from all four years of the College for the first Mass of the weekend. Rev. Philip Boroughs, S.J., President of the College, will preside and preach, and music will be led by the Chapel Choir.
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. BLACK STUDENT UNION FISH FRY Loyola Hall, Ballroom Please join the Black Student Union to share in a dinner of fried fish and various sides. As always, there will be great food, music and people.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. DANCE ENSEMBLE SHOW Hogan Campus Center, Ballroom Experience the Dance Ensemble Fall Family Weekend Showcase! Admission is FREE.
7:30 & 9:30 p.m. AN EVENING OF A CAPPELLA MUSIC Kimball Hall lower level, Seelos Theater Enjoy an evening of music with Holy Cross’ own a cappella groups: Delilah’s, Fools on the Hill, Off the Record, and Sons of Pitches. The show will be offered twice in order to accommodate attendees.
7:30 – 12:30 p.m. HOGAN AFTER DARK: BINGO Hogan Campus Center, Crossroads Students and families join us for Holy Cross BINGO with Holy Cross themed prizes!

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Time Event Location Description
11:00 – 2:00 p.m. ECO-ACTION HARVEST FESTIVAL Kimball Quad Eco Action fall Farmers’ market featuring local farmers and vendors.
11:05 a.m. FIELD HOCKEY VS. MONMOUTH Hart Turf Field Free admission
11:30 a.m. FAMILY WEEKEND MASS St. Joseph Memorial Chapel Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., President of the College, will celebrate the second of two Family Weekend Masses with members of the Holy Cross Jesuit community concelebrating. Music will be led by the Schola Cantorum and the Holy Cross Organ Scholars.
1:05 p.m. WOMEN'S ICE HOCKEY VS. RPI Luth Athletic Complex, Hart Center Rink Free admission. The Holy Cross Team Shop will be open for the game!
2:00 p.m.

ALPHA SIGMA NU INDUCTION CEREMONY

Rehm Library

Alpha Sigma Nu is the National Jesuit Honor Society
Reception immediately following in Hogan Suite A, Fourth Floor

2:05 p.m. WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. LAFAYETTE Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Free admission
4:30 p.m. INTER-DENOMINATIONAL WORSHIP SERVICE Mary Chapel Assistant Chaplain for Protestant Ministry, Sam Lovett, will preach at the weekly student-led Inter-denominational Worship Service. There will be a brief reception outside the chapel following the service. 

Throughout the Weekend

 

Time Event Location Description
Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CANTOR ART GALLERY EXHIBITION O’Kane Hall, First Floor  

Kimball Dining Hall
Enjoy lunch and/or dinner in our historic Kimball Hall. Meals are available all day. Students with a meal plan present their ID cards, while students without a meal plan and guests may pay the guest price of $11 at the door.
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Bookstore
Hogan Campus Center, First Floor
The Bookstore will be selling Holy Cross gear!
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Crossroads
Hogan Campus Center, Basement
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Crossroads Chop & Top
Hogan Campus Center, Basement
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Coolbeans
Hogan Campus Center, First Floor
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Lobby Shop
Hogan Campus Center, First Floor
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.