Schedule of Events
Friday, September 30, 2011
Follow Your Student to Class
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Experience a day in the life of your student by attending his or her Friday classes.
Deans' Open Houses
Meet the dean of your student’s undergraduate school and learn how the school pursues its distinct educational mission. Please note that at some point during the event, each dean will address those in attendance.
Location: Gasson Common, Gasson Hall
Fulton Honors Library, Fulton Hall
Room 411, Cushing Hall
Educational Resource Center, Campion Hall
Student Affairs Open House
10:30 a.m.–noon, Location: Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Are you curious about what programs and services are available on campus for your son or daughter? Representatives from all of the student affairs offices will be on hand to provide information and answer questions.
Academic Advising Center Open House
10:30 a.m.–noon, Location: Newton Room, Corcoran Commons
Discover the many resources available to your student at the Academic Advising Center and what your student can expect from their academic advisor, who will assist them as they begin to discern their academic and personal directions at the Heights. Representatives from the center will be on hand to provide information and answer questions.
Noon–5:00 p.m., Robsham Theater Foyer
Mingle with other Boston College families and enjoy light refreshments. Visit the Parents' Weekend information table for campus maps and other important information that will guide you through your visit to campus.
Presentations on Teaching and Student Life
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Robsham Theater
University administrators and faculty members will offer presentations on different aspects of the Boston College experience.
The State of BC Athletics Today and the Vision for the Future
Gene DeFilippo, Director of Athletics
Join Boston College Director of Athletics Gene DeFilippo as he provides an update on the BC athletic program and highlights goals for the future. Hear DeFilippo discuss how BC student-athletes continue to exceed expectations year after year while competing in the elite Atlantic Coast Conference and holding one of the highest graduation rates in the nation.
Helping Our Students Become the Dreams God Has Envisioned for Them
What is formation and how is it done at Boston College?
Jack Butler, S.J., Vice President, University Mission and Ministry
Vice President for University Mission and Ministry Jack Butler, S.J., presents an overview of the formational principles behind Jesuit, Catholic education as experienced at Boston College. Different members of the Boston College community will discuss formation from their own vantage point as it is lived and experienced at BC.
4:00–5:00 p.m., Robsham Theater
Boston College's president, William P. Leahy, S.J., will share his unique perspective on the University with Boston College families.
Please note: Seating is first-come, first-served.
Pops on the Heights Scholarship Gala
6:00–7:30 p.m., Conte Forum
Doors open and student music groups perform in and around Conte Forum.
Pops on the Heights Concert
8:00–10:00 p.m., Conte Forum
Enjoy a memorable evening with Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, featuring the University Chorale of Boston College. (Purchase tickets)
Don't delay—this event will sell out. Tickets are required for all attendees, including students. Tickets will be mailed in September. There will be no refunds.
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Pre-game Barbeque - this event is SOLD OUT
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
BC vs. Wake Forest Football Game
Game Time: 12:30 p.m.
Become a BC Superfan and cheer on the Eagles as they take on ACC rival Wake Forest!
Please click here to purchase individual football tickets.
If your student has season football tickets, you do not need to buy a ticket for him or her. However, you will be seated in separate sections.
Please click here if you are interested in season football tickets.
Sunday, October 2, 2011
10:00–11:30 a.m., Conte Forum
Join more than 3,000 students, parents, and members of the Boston College community for this special Liturgy. All denominations are welcome.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Conte Forum
A light continental breakfast will be available for families at the conclusion of the Liturgy.