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

Suffolk Law Alumni Night at Democracy Brewing

6–8 p.m. | Democracy Brewing, 35 Temple Place
Meet up and network with each other at this new hot spot right in Suffolk Law’s neighborhood. Price includes hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
$15.00 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

Suffolk University Art Gallery Open Hours

11 a.m.–1 p.m. & 4–7 p.m. | Sawyer Building, 6th floor 

Community Service Project (Cradles to Crayons)

12:30–4:30 p.m. | Meet on campus at the Sawyer Building Lobby, 8 Ashburton Place
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; complimentary for  students, but advanced registration is required; $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 for current Suffolk students, $5 for all guests, family, alumni, and friends, RSVP required (limited seating available)

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Please note:  shuttle service will be on a loop from Suffolk University to East Boston Memorial Park and back from 9 a.m.–4 p.m.  Boarding will be on Ashburton Place (Samia Academic Center side of the street).

Suffolk University Art Gallery Open Hours

9 a.m.–3 p.m. | Sawyer Building, 6th floor 

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

9–10:30 a.m.| Meet in the 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)

Rammy’s 5K Run/Walk

11 a.m. | East Boston Athletic Fields, 150 Porter Street, East Boston. Participant Check-in starts at 10 a.m.
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.
$10.00 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

Walking Tour of Boston’s Black Heritage Trail with Professor Robert Bellinger

2–3 p.m. | Meet in the lobby of 73 Tremont Street 
Join Professor Bellinger, Director of the Black Studies Program at Suffolk University and Associate Professor of history, for a walking tour to explore the history of Boston’s 19th century African American community on Beacon Hill.
Complimentary. RSVP required (limited space)

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
Purchased tickets must be picked up at the Community-Wide Reception on Saturday, October 5 between 5:30–7:30 p.m. in Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont Street.

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 now.

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