Day 1: Thursday, October 12

Fall Theatre Showcase
A festival of student-written and directed one-act plays.

8 p.m.
Sullivan Studio Theatre, Sawyer Building, 11th Floor

Additional details, including information about which student work will be presented at this showing can be found on the Theatre Department website. Admission free of charge; RSVP here.

Day 2: Friday, October 13


Return to Class: College of Arts & Sciences
HST200: Gateway to the Past - the Historian's Practice
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sawyer Building, 135
Family members and alumni are invited to return to class with Dr. Patricia Reeve, Associate Professor & Chair of Suffolk University's History Department

Suffolk Weekend Information Table & Registration Help Desk
12:30-6 p.m. 
Sawyer Building Lobby (8 Ashburton Place)
 
Return to Class: Sawyer Business School
ENT101: Business Foundations
1:15-4:00 p.m.
One Beacon Building, Room 101
Family members and Alumni are invited to return to class with Steven Gunning. Entrepreneurship 101 is an intensive course where students detect opportunities while designing solutions to common business problems. This journey includes an introduction to the tools students need for success, including basic knowledge in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, global business, information systems, management, and marketing. In teams, students learn to leverage their strengths to make credible, persuasive, and supported strategic presentations.

Welcome Reception & Family Toast 
5-6:15 p.m.
Sawyer Building Lobby (8 Ashburton Place) with building tours
Welcome to Suffolk Family Weekend 2017! Join family members, faculty, staff, and students at our historic Sawyer Building for a welcome reception in honor of Suffolk's families. Enjoy live entertainment, and great food! Hear remarks from Acting President Marisa Kelly at 5:30 p.m. and join her in a complimentary toast. There will be tours of the new Art & Design space. RSVP by clicking here to reserve your FREE spot on a tour and so we can plan for your attendance.

Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner & Awards Presentation
6-8 p.m.

Sargent Hall, Function Room
Select athletes and teams who have made outstanding contributions to Suffolk University's athletics tradition will be honored at this formal awards dinner. Tickets are required to attend and can be purchased in advance here.

SU Presents! Mentalist Craig Karges
*A Suffolk Weekend Featured Event!
7-8 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Converse Hall, Tremont Temple (88 Tremont Street)

Craig Karges is truly extraordinary! The "extraordinist" is an award-winning entertainer who has made over five thousand appearances in 22 countries on four continents and in all fifty states. Craig combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. Tables float, minds are read, metal bends, and your imagination is challenged because you won't believe your eyes! Suffolk will be mystified when it comes to understanding how Craig accomplishes what he is about to do at SU Presents.
One price ticket get you entry to both SU Presents & SU Laughs.
Sponsored by the Alumni Association; Orientation, New Student & Family Programs; Program Council; and Student Leadership & Involvement.
Tickets required for entry; purchase online here
- Current Suffolk Students (must present Ram Card at entry): $5
- Alumni, Family, Faculty/Staff Premium Front Section Seating: $15
- Alumni, Family, Faculty/Staff Beyond Premium Section: $10
- General Public Premium Front Section Seating: $20
- General Public Beyond Premium Section: $15


Entertainment, Refreshments, & Cash Bar Available
During SU Presents & SU Laughs Show Intermission
7:30-9 p.m.

73 Tremont Street, Lobby

SU Laughs! Comedian Dave Coulier
*A Suffolk Weekend Featured Event!
9-10 p.m.
Doors Open at 8:30 p.m.
Opening Act 8:45-8:58 p.m.
Converse Hall, Tremont Temple (88 Tremont Street)

Dave is perhaps best known as "Uncle Joey" from the hit ABC television series, Full House. Dave followed this success by hosting his second prime-time hit series, America's Funniest People, and is currently co-starring in Fuller House, which begin airing on Netflix in 2016. He has hosted ABC's World's Funniest Videos and his own series, Out of Control for Nickelodeon, as well as hosted Animal Kidding on the Animal Planet Network.
One price ticket gets you entry for both SU Presents & SU Laughs.
Sponsored by the Alumni Association; Orientation, New Student & Family Programs; Program Council; and Student Leadership & Involvement.
Tickets required for entry; purchase online here.
- Current Suffolk Students (must show Ram Card at entry): $5
- Alumni, Family, Faculty/Staff Premium Front Section Seating: $15
- Alumni, Family, Faculty/Staff Beyond Premium Section: $10
- General Public Premium Front Section Seating: $20
- General Public Beyond Premium Section: $15

Day 3: Saturday, October 14

Stampede Fun Run & 5K
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Check-In (Check-in by 9:15 a.m.) & Starting Point: Boston Common Softball Fields at the Corner of Charles & Boylston Streets. 
All must pre-register to participate, details below.
The only 5K run that takes place in the Boston Common! Join Students, Alumni, Family, Faculty/Staff, and Suffolk Friends as we race (or walk) through the Boston Common!
Prizes will be awarded to:
- 1st female & 1st male finishers
- 2nd overall finisher
- 3rd overall finisher
Registration finalization and race bib pickup will begin at 8:30-9:15 a.m. on race day. Make sure you arrive before 9:15 a.m. to avoid any delay. The race will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Register your participation online by clicking here
- Family, Alumni, Faculty/Staff, & Friends: $10
- Current Suffolk Students: F
ree
- Kids 12 & Under: Free


5th Annual Evens vs. Odds Flag Football Game
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Boston Common Softball Fields at the Corner of Charles & Boylston Streets. 
Cheer on your favorite University during this spirited clash of the classes. Wearing gold, students from the even numbered years, Classes of 2018 (Seniors) and 2020 (Sophomores), will take on students from the odd numbered years, Classes of 2019 (Juniors) and 2021 (Freshmen), in blue. Odds won when the game was played in 2013 and the Evens won in 2014, Odds won again in 2015, with the Evens tying it up in 2016. Who will win the match in 2017?! Students who wish to participate should contact Orientation, New Student & Family Programs at orientation@suffolk.edu. Everyone is invited to cheer on their favorite classes! 

History Walking-Tour of the Public Garden & Boston Common with Professor Bob Allison
10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.

Departing from front steps of the State House
Enjoy a highly  informative and interactive tour of some of Boston's least known history with our resident expert, Professor Bob Allison from the Suffolk University History Department. Dr. Allison has written five books about Boston history and is known as a national expert on the topic of Boston and American Revolution history. Space on this tour is limited, please RSVP online for free by clicking here.

Suffolk Women's Volleyball v. Curry

11 a.m.
Regan Gymnasium, Ridgeway Building (148 Cambridge Street)

Wear your Blue & Gold as you cheer on our Suffolk Rams!

Suffolk FanFest Celebration
12:45-3:30 p.m.
Suffolk's Athletic Fields at the East Boston Memorial Park (150 Porter St.; MBTA & Driving Directions)

Cheer on the Rams at this family and student friendly Fanfest event complete with food, music and surprises! This is a great time to meet Suffolk Friends in East Boston and watch our current athletes in action. Women play Rivier at 1 p.m. and the men play Norwich at 4 p.m.

Suffolk Women's Soccer v. Rivier
1 p.m.

Suffolk's Athletic Fields at the East Boston Memorial Park (150 Porter St.; MBTA & Driving Directions)
Wear your Gold & Blue to cheer on our Suffolk Rams! 

Suffolk Women's Volleyball v. Norwich
3 p.m.

Regan Gymnasium, Ridgeway Building (148 Cambridge Street)
Wear your Gold & Blue as you cheer on our Suffolk Rams!

Fall Theatre Showcase
A festival of student-written and directed one-act plays.
3 p.m.
Sullivan Studio Theatre, Sawyer Building 11th Floor

Additional details, including information about which student work will be presented at this showing can be found on the Theatre Department website. Admission free of charge; RSVP here.

Suffolk Men's Soccer v. Norwich
4 p.m. 
Suffolk's Athletic Fields at the East Boston Memorial Park (150 Porter St.; MBTA & Driving Directions)
Wear your Gold & Blue as you cheer on our Suffolk Rams!

Suffolk Night at the Museum of Science, Boston
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Boston Museum of Science (1 Science Park) 

Indulge your curiosity at one of the world’s most influential science museums. Admission price includes food, parking, access to museum exhibits, and performances by Suffolk University's performing arts groups (see performing group list). Tickets are limited so make sure to purchase early. As we get closer to the event the price increases! More information about the event, including parking, public transportation, entertainment, and how to purchase tickets available on the Suffolk Weekend marquee event website. Tickets available online by clicking here!
Early-Bird Ticket Price (Available until October 1):
Current Suffolk Students & Alumni (must show Ram Card at entry): $10
- Family Member & Faculty/Staff: $15
- Kids 12 & Under: $5

Regular Ticket Price (October 2-11):
- Current Suffolk Students & Alumni (must show Ram Card at entry): $15
- Family Member & Faculty/Staff: $20
- Kids 12 & Under: $10

Last Minute Ticket Price (October 12-14 & at door):
- Current Students & Alumni (must show Ram Card at entry): $18
- Family Member & Faculty/Staff: $23
- Kids 12 & Under: $13


Silent Auction to Benefit Suffolk's Center for Community Engagement
6:30-9 p.m.
Museum of Science, Boston (1 Science Park)
Proceeds from this auction will benefit student service programs in the Center for Community Engagement. Auction items from years past include: 1 night stay at a luxury hotel, a Kaplan Test Prep Course, 2 tickets for Huntington Theater's 2015-2016 season, gift certificate to Charles River Canoe and Kayak, gift certificate to local restaurants, Boston Bike Tours, gift certificates to local book stores, show tickets, and much more.

Day 4: Sunday, October 15

Make the most of the beautiful autumn weather in the City of Boston.

Brunch Recommendations: Catch up with friends or treat your favorite Suffolk student.

Sightseeing Opportunities: Make memories and have new adventures.

Fall Theatre Showcase
A festival of student-written and directed one-act plays.

3 p.m.
Sullivan Studio Theatre, Sawyer Building 11th Floor

Additional details, including information about which student work will be presented at this showing can be found on the Theatre Department website. Admission free of charge; RSVP here.