The Mount Holyoke Fund invites you to come for morning coffee, tea, and pastries, and stay to socialize with other guests before you attend the Conversation with the Acting President and her College officers.
Art Museum Lobby, 8:00-9:00 am
Conversation with the Acting President and her Senior Team
Acting President Stephens and the College officers invite you to join them in a conversation about the state of the College and the vision for the future.
Gamble Auditorium, Art Building, 9:00-10:00 am
Career and Professional Development Panel (Nexus/Internships/The Lynk)
A panel of faculty, staff and students will provide examples of the focused, intentional ways in which Mount Holyoke College assists students in connecting their academic work with valuable professional development through classroom innovations, the Nexus Program and funded internship and research projects.
Cleveland L-3, 10:00-11:00 am
Art Museum Sampler Tour
Hear from student guides about their favorite works of art in Mount Holyoke's renowned collection.
Art Museum, 10:30-11:30 am
Transformative Experiences: Learning Abroad
Students who have studied, interned, or researched abroad will speak about how their experiences have shaped their academic, professional, and personal goals.
Cleveland L-1, 11:00 am-noon
MHC Volleyball vs. Westfield State University
Come out to cheer on the team as they take on Westfield State University!
Gymnasium 1, Kendall Sports and Dance Complex, 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Family and Friends Choir Community Rehearsal
Family and friends—please join us for a fun and relaxed choral rehearsal, culminating in an exciting collaborative performance with featured choirs and the orchestra at the FFW Choral/Orchestral Concert.
Abbey Memorial Chapel, 11:00 am-12:15 pm
M&Cs for Alumnae Families
The Alumnae Association invites all alumnae family and friends of current students to connect with one another while enjoying refreshments and grabbing some MHC gear.
Alumnae Association Lobby, Mary Woolley Hall, 11:00 am–1:00 pm.
Join Pre-Law Advisor Roshonda DeGraffenreid, a current pre-law student, and recent alumnae for an interactive panel on the programs and services that support students who are interested in applying to law school after Mount Holyoke.
Cleveland L-3, 1:00-2:00 pm
MHC Field Hockey vs. MIT
Come out to cheer on the team as they take on MIT!
Artificial Turf, Kendall Sports and Dance Complex, 1:00-3:00 pm
LITS Welcome Table
LITS (Library, Information, and Technology Services) staff welcome you to campus! Stop by the Library Atrium to learn about LITS services and to ask your library and technology questions.
Library Atrium, 1:00-4:00 pm
Wa-shin-an Japanese Tea House
Wa-shin-an will be open for tours and visits—no reservations required.
Eliot House, 1:00-5:00 pm
Academic Highlight: “Climate Change: Myth or Reality?”
Described by some as "...the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people," and by others "the most important environmental issue of our time," climate change has become a significant polarizing issue in our society. Join Professor of Geology Alan Werner for a look into the science of climate change, a topic explored by students in his first-year seminar. How does the climate system work, what do we know about past (geologic) climate change and what is the evidence that humans are warming the planet? Is a warmer world all that bad?
Cleveland L-1, 2:00-3:00 pm
Fall Fest with the Division of Student Life
Celebrate autumn at MHC with delicious treats from local Atkins Farm, music, activities, crafts, and so much more!
Skinner Green, 2:00-4:00 pm
Language Resource Center Open House
Come to the Language Resource Center for a brief tour and exploration of their amazing resources. Share your most memorable language experiences and advice for current students. Light refreshments will be served.
Ciruti Center, Room 6 (lower level), 2:00-4:00 pm
MHC Volleyball vs. Daniel Webster College
Come out to cheer on the team as they take on Daniel Webster College!
Gymnasium 1, Kendall Sports and Dance Complex, 3:00-6:00 pm
Movie Feature: “The Secret Life of Pets”
Check out this new movie favorite that explores the question, "what exactly are your pets doing when you’re not at home?" Rated PG.
Gamble Auditorium, 3:30-5:00 pm
Family and Friends Weekend Choral/Orchestral Concert
Featuring a diverse selection of sacred and secular works performed by the Mount Holyoke Glee Club, Chorale, Chamber Singers, Orchestra, and Family and Friends Choir.
Abbey Memorial Chapel, 4:00–5:30 pm
Family and Friends Gracious Dinner
Meal tickets for the Sustainable Gracious Dinner may be purchased in advance at the Welcome Center, Blanchard Campus Center.
Residential Dining Locations, 5:00–7:00 pm
Performance of “Lipstick Thespians”
The Mount Holyoke Department of Theatre Arts is proud to present a student-run revue. Please join us for an evening of fun and frivolity that is completely produced, performed, designed, and directed by Mount Holyoke students. Perfect for Friends and Family Weekend! October 21-22. Reservations: call 413-538-2406 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rooke Theatre, 7:30-9:00 pm
Fall Jam A Cappella Performance
Experience a Mount Holyoke tradition! Enjoy a night of talented and diverse a cappella voices, with artful intersections.
Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)