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September 22 - 23, 2023




Springfield College Family Weekend 2022

Family Weekend FAQs

I was unable to register online for Family Weekend, am I still allowed to attend?

YES! We will have on-site registration for those who plan to still attend. Registration will be taking place in the main lobby of the Flynn Campus Union. Please note that the BBQ will have limited tickets available for purchase on-site. You may also choose to eat in the dining hall or campus union cafe as well.

What are the dates & times for Family Weekend Check-in?

  •  Friday, September 22 4:00 - 7:00p.m., Main Lobby, Flynn Campus Union   
  •  Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m.-5:00p.m., Main Lobby, Flynn Campus Union

Where should I park my car?

You may park your car in any available lot on campus. We have confirmed with Public Safety that
cars without a parking sticker will not be ticketed this weekend. We expect many vehicles this
weekend so please be patient when trying to find a parking spot.

Is there a fee for athletic events?

Entry into the athletic games are free with your family weekend wristband. Please
make sure to get your family weekend wristband at the check in table in the Campus

Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 22

Registration and Hospitality

Main Lobby, Flynn Campus Union

4-7 p.m. 

On-Campus Dinner Option

Cheney Hall

5-7 p.m. 

Pre-registration for dinner is encouraged, however, walk-ins are welcome. Please pay onsite.

Family Frenzied Bingo

Administration Green Tent

8-9 p.m. 

One of the most popular events here on campus is bingo. Join us for Family Frenzied Bingo under the tent and maybe win some amazing prizes. This event is hosted by the Campus Activities Board and the Office of Student Activities and Campus Union.

Saturday, September 23

Registration and Hospitality

Main Lobby, Flynn Campus Union

10a.m. -5 p.m. 

Family BBQ & DJ

Administration Green Tent

11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  

Pre-registration is required. A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the registration table in the Campus Union.

Field Hockey vs. MIT

Amos Alonso Stagg Field


Family Fun on the Lawn

Flynn Campus Union

Noon - 4 p.m.

Stop by and enjoy some free novelties and games on the second floor of the Campus Union

Live Band, Maureen’s Sweet Shop & Ice Cream Truck

Lower Level of the Campus Union

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. Clark University

Irv Schmid Sports Complex

1 p.m.

Lazer Tag

Stizer Welcome Center

1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Sign up as a family and challenge each other in a game of lazer tag! You can sign up at the Stizer Welcome Center on a first-come, first-served basis.

Family Trivia -3 rounds - Teams of 2 - 4

Administration Green Tent

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Football vs. Coast Guard

Amos Alonso Stagg Field

3:30 p.m. 

On-Campus Dinner Option

Cheney Hall

5p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Pre-registration for dinner is encouraged; however, walk-ins guests are welcome. Please pay onsite.

Evening Entertainment: Magician/Comedian Trent James

Appleton Auditorium, Fuller Arts Center (This is a free, ticketed event- Pre-Registration is required)

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Trent James is bringing a fresh feel to the classic magic show. Trent’s high-energy performance combines mind-boggling magic with gut busting humor. Earning rave reviews in over thirty states. Trent is quickly becoming one of the top magicians in the country, having received over twenty high honor awards, as well as being the youngest recipient of The Milbourne Christopher Award (Past winners include David Copperfield and Penn & Teller). Trent’s unique sleight of hand magic has made him a hit on college campuses, luxury cruise ships, and theaters. 


Check out our hotel listing to find a comfortable place to stay during Family weekend. These hotels are offering rooms at a discounted rate. Don't forget to mention Springfield College Family Weekend when making your reservation!

Sheraton Springfield
1 Monarch Place 
Springfield, MA 01115 
(413) 781-1010

Rate= $175 + taxes- reserve by 8/25/23

Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield Downtown
851 East Columbus Avenue 
Springfield, MA 01105 
(413) 310-2300

Rate= $199 + taxes- reserve by 9/1/23

Hampton Inn West Springfield
1011 Riverdale Street 
West Springfield, MA 01089 
(413) 732-1300

Hilton Garden Inn Springfield
800 Hall of Fame Avenue 
Springfield, MA 01105 
(413) 886-8000