Family Weekend

Families of all students are invited to come to campus for a weekend of fun activities. The welcome table will be located on the McNeil Courtyard, which is directly in front of Memorial Hall, behind the lower forecourt parking lot.

No reservations are required.

FREE to attend the entire weekend.

2019 Schedule


Saturday, October 5th - Sunday, October 6th 

*This schedule is subject to change.

The Office of Student Engagement presents Family Weekend:



10:00am - Welcome Tent
Please stop by our welcome tent, set up on the McNeil Courtyard all day, to pick up a schedule of events for the weekend

10:00am - Monster Truck Rides
Ever dream of going for a ride in one of those monster trucks? Take a picture with the truck during the morning, and in the afternoon, go for an unforgettable ride in one.

11:00am - Golf Driving Range
Play, practice, and improve your game right on campus on a driving range with great city views.

12:00pm - Lunch
Enjoy a meal at the famous Locke's on campus.

1:00pm - Hypnotist
Be part of a high energy and funny hypnosis show.

2:00pm - Men's Soccer vs. Quinnipiac
Come cheer on our student-athletes in Gaelic Park.

2:30pm - Mentalist
Be amazed! A magician will show tricks to impress your entire family.

5:00pm - Dinner
Come to Locke's for another great meal. 

6:00pm - Gaelic Park Athletic Center Grand Opening
Take a tour of our newest facility on campus, the Gaelic Park Athletic Center (GPAC).

6:30pm - An evening with David Moscow
Please join us as we welcome actor David Moscow to campus. Moscow will be discussing his roles in films such as Big and Newsies, there will be a meet and greet, followed by a viewing of the hit Disney sing-along classic Newsies! Enjoy candy and popcorn on us, too.


10:30am - Mass
Please celebrate mass with us in our Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers. Co-sponsored with our office of Campus Ministry and Social Action.

11:30am-12:30pm - Brunch and Baskets
Come enjoy a breakfast buffet while hearing from the men’s and women’s basketball coaches! You’ll have an opportunity to speak with both teams, meet the coaches and players, and participate in fun activities. Co-sponsored with our Department of Athletics.

12:00pm - The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Enjoy a trip to one of the world's largest and finest art museums! Round-trip transportation will be provided from campus. All alumni and families are also welcomed and encouraged to attend. Co-sponsored with our Office of Alumni Relations.

12:30pm-1:30pm - Draddy Shootaround & Team Introductions
Watch both basketball teams in action as they get ready for the upcoming season! Co-sponsored with our Department of Athletics.

3:00pm - Fall Convocation
By invitation only.



We do not offer housing on campus for parents during family weekend, but there are many hotels in the surrounding area. See a list of local hotels. Please be advised that Manhattan College is not in any way affiliated with the hotels provided on this list. 


Siblings are allowed to stay with a Manhattan College resident student. Manhattan students should obtain a guest pass from the Residence Life Office before their sibling arrives.

Parking & Directions

Parking is free for the weekend and available in the parking garage on Manhattan College Parkway. See directions to campus.