Suffolk Weekend

October 3 - 5, 2019

You're invited to celebrate Suffolk this fall with the entire University community at Suffolk Weekend. Share your Suffolk pride with alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and friends at special events throughout the weekend.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Law Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Networking Night

6–8 p.m. | Democracy Brewing, 35 Temple Place
The Law GOLD Council invites Suffolk Law graduates of the last decade to meet up and network with each other at this new hot spot right in Suffolk Law’s neighborhood. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served and the first drink is on us!
$10.00 per person, RSVP required

Suffolk Graduate Business Alumni-Student Networking Night

6–8 p.m. | Suffolk University, Sargent Hall, 5th Floor Commons, 120 Tremont Street
This event, sponsored by the Sawyer Business School Alumni Association Board and the Suffolk University Graduate Business Student Association provides an opportunity for graduate business alumni and current graduate business students to meet and create meaningful connections.
Complimentary, RSVP required

Friday, October 4, 2019

Community Service Project (Cradles to Crayons)

12:30–4:30 p.m. | Meet on campus
The Suffolk Center for Community Engagement invites you to give back to the Boston community by spending the afternoon at Cradles to Crayons. Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, school, and play. Suffolk’s volunteer team will together from (and return back to) Suffolk.
Complimentary, RSVP required (limited space)

Suffolk Weekend Welcome Event

5–6 p.m.| Suffolk University, Lobby of 73 Tremont Street
Join students, families, alumni and friends for a kick off toast to Suffolk Weekend. Light refreshments and sparkling cider will be served.
Complimentary, RSVP required

Celebration of Black Excellence Dinner

6– 9:30 p.m.| Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street
This special dinner, sponsored by the Suffolk University Black Alumni Network, will recognize the achievements of alumni, faculty, and staff of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Sawyer Business School, and the Law School as well as kick off a year-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of Suffolk’s Black Studies program.
$40 alumni, faculty, and staff; $25 Class of 2015-2019 graduates; $20 students; $50 guests
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Alumni Happy Hour at the Hat

6–8 p.m. | Red Hat, 9 Bowdoin Street
Reconnect with friends and classmates at your old stomping ground! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served and the first drink is on us!
$10.00 per person, RSVP required (space is limited)

Suffolk’s Got Talent: Student Talent Show

7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) | Suffolk University, Modern Theatre, 525 Washington Street, Boston
At our second annual Suffolk’s Got Talent you’ll see talent like never before! Singers, comedians, professional yo-yo stunts — you name it! So come join us and support your fellow Suffolk rams in a night full of music, laughter and all the entertainment you need to kick off Suffolk Weekend the right way. You WON’T want to miss this.
Complimentary, RSVP required (limited seating available)

Saturday, October 5, 2019

History Walking Tour of Boston’s Beacon Hill Neighborhood with Professor Bob Allison

9–10:30 a.m.| Meet in lobby of 73 Tremont Street
This always-popular activity led by renowned historian, author, and Suffolk faculty member, Professor Bob Allison, will teach you some of the rich history of the Boston neighborhoods surrounding our campus.
Complimentary, RSVP required (limited space)

Shuttle service from Suffolk University to East Boston Memorial Park will be available from 9am–4pm.

Rammy’s 5K Run/Walk

11 a.m. | East Boston Athletic Fields, 150 Porter Street, East Boston
Alumni, family members, faculty, staff, students and friends of all ages are invited to run or walk for a great cause. The route will take you on a tree-lined path with water views and then back to East Boston Memorial Park for Fan Fest! Come enjoy the fall weather! Proceeds will benefit the Suffolk University Center for Community Engagement (CCE). The CCE enriches the educational experience of our students by creating connections with community-based organizations and supporting projects that serve local, national and global communities.
S10.00 per person, RSVP required

Suffolk Family Friendly FanFest Tent

12–3 p.m. | East Boston Athletic Fields, 150 Porter Street, East Boston
What better way to show your Suffolk pride than by spending an afternoon with our Rams. Enjoy music and refreshments, play games, and cheer on our men’s soccer team.
Complimentary, RSVP required

Suffolk University Men’s Soccer Game vs. Emmanuel College

1 p.m. | East Boston Athletic Fields, 150 Porter Street, East Boston

Community-wide Reception with President Kelly

5:30–7:30 p.m. | Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont Street
All are invited to this special reception with President Marisa Kelly and the entire Suffolk community. Enjoy music, student performances, food and a photo booth.
Complimentary, Cash bar available, RSVP required

Suffolk Night at the Theatre: Lexus Broadway in Boston’s Production of Disney’s The Lion King

8 p.m. | Opera House, 539 Washington Street
A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film; The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. A vibrant and exciting tale from the great creatives at Disney; The Lion King is a story of love and redemption that nobody should miss.
Prices vary by ticket location. Pick up tickets at the Community-Wide Reception. RSVP required and tickets are sold on a first come-first serve basis.
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Important Notes

Ticketed events include a $5 donation to the Suffolk Annual Fund to support current and future students. To opt out of making a gift, please register by contacting Annamaria Mueller, Associate Director, Advancement Events by email or by phone at 617-305-1999.

All ticketed events are non-refundable.

Registration is required for all events, and some have limited capacity and may sell out.

Alumni and Faculty/Staff are allowed a maximum of two tickets per event.

Family members and students are allowed a maximum of four tickets per event. If you need more than four tickets, please contact us.

Find more details and register.

For questions, email us or call 617-573-8321 (families & students) or 617-305-1999 (alumni).

Hotel Room Blocks

Room blocks have been reserved for Suffolk Weekend at the area hotels listed below. To receive a special Suffolk rate, please be sure to mention Suffolk University when making your reservations.

Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall
89 Broad Street, Boston
Rate: $279 per night - special rate code: SUAR
800-520-0872
Book your reservation.

Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston
Rate: $249 per night
617-912-1234
Book your reservation.

Courtyard Boston Downtown by Marriott
275 Tremont Street, Boston
Rate: $279 per night
Book your reservation.

Omni Parker House
60 School Street, Boston
Rate: $289 per night
617-227-8600
Book your reservation.

Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Inn-Tudor Wharf
34-44 Charles River Avenue, Boston
Rate: $249 617-242-9000
Book your reservation.

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street, Boston
Rate: $279 - special rate code: 1004SUFFOL
877-999-3223
Book your reservation.