Campus Happenings


6:00–7:00 PM Dance Department Informational Meeting

Join the dance faculty for pizza and drinks! Students interested in dance should attend this meeting to find out about audition dates, performance and choreographic opportunities, dance department guest artists and guest performers, Five College offerings, and dance production. This gathering is for first-year students as well as returning students.
Streeter Lounge, Kendall Sports and Dance Complex


8:00–9:30 PM Fall A Cappella Jam

Sophomore Class Board brings you this perennial favorite featuring Mount Holyoke’s very own a cappella groups in a night of lively song and community. This event was packed last year—don’t miss it!
Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall


7:00 PM Night Fest (note new time)

The Network Programming Board (the student organization that hosts Las Vegas Night and Spring Weekend) and the Office of Student Programs bring you an evening of music, performance, food, and fun under the stars. Featuring Get the Scoop: The SGA executive board is serving up ice cream and conversations. A sweet way to get to know your SGA. New students are strongly encouraged to attend. This event is free and open to MHC community. Rain date Sunday, September 9.
Skinner Green

10:00 PM–2:00 AM MHC Back 2 School Party

The best of our own campus radio station jocks pumping out the danceable tunes. Everyone invited. Beer for sale to those with proper ID.
Great Room, Blanchard Campus Center


4:00–6:00 PM Big Sis/Lil Sis Social

Here’s your chance to make a difference in a fellow Moho’s college experience! All members of the classes of 2014 and 2016 are welcome. Come find your new sister and new friends! Treats will be served, games will be played, and friendships will be formed.
Abbey/Buckland Green (Rain location: Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall)


6:30–8:00 PM RSO Required Briefings

A jam-packed, required Orientation and registration session for RSOs (Registered Student Organizations) conducted by the Office of Student Programs. A minimum of two officers from every organization must attend one of the two sessions. Others are welcome. (Session is offered again on Wednesday, September 19 at 4:30 PM.)
Hooker Auditorium, Clapp Laboratory


8:00–9:30 PM Doing It Live! Concert Series Kick-Off

Doing It Live! is a student organization that brings local bands to Mount Holyoke. Join us for our first concert of the semester!
Great Room, Blanchard Campus Center

10:00 PM–2:00 AM MHACASA Party

Mount Holyoke African and Caribbean Student Association (MHACASA), known for its amazing sold-out events, brings you their first party of the year. Spinning only the best in hip-hop, R&B, dancehall, reggae, and zouk. It’s sure to be an exciting night!
Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall


6:30–8:00 PM RSO Required Briefings

(Second chance for Registered Student Orgs to attend this mandatory program.) See Thursday, September 13 for more details.
Hooker Auditorium, Clapp Laboratory


7:30–9:30 PM Moon Festival

Celebrate the traditional Chinese Moon Festival with the Chinese Cultural Association. Come out for great performances and activities. Mooncakes and beverages will be served.
Great Room, Blanchard Campus Center

For a full listing of events, please refer to the Master Calendar.