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Homecoming and Family Weekend

Students, alumni, and families, we are excited to welcome you to campus October 1–3, 2021, for a weekend full of excitement at Homecoming & Family Weekend. See below for a list of our events and start planning your visit!

Special guests on campus for the weekend are members of the Class of 2020 and their families, who are celebrating their Endicott College achievements with a series of exclusive events. Events for the Class of 2020 only are notated with *** and ****. 

Schedule of Events

  • Friday, October 1

    Class of 2020 Lobster Bake***

    Come enjoy stunning views at Misselwood with a refreshing beverage, lobster, and laughter with friends from your class. This event will also provide a vegetarian and substitute option for lobster.

    Misselwood, 407 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

    Noon–2 p.m.

     

    Homecoming & Family Weekend Central

    Please stop by to pick up your meal tickets, purchase additional tickets, get a copy of the latest schedule for the weekend, and ask any questions you might have.

    Callahan Center, Lower Level

    2–7 p.m.

     

    Pig Roast* | Cost: $30

    Join us for a delicious pig roast. Additional food options will be provided. Board students may use one allocated meal to attend dinner. Students’ guest meals may not be used.

    Callahan Center, Dining Hall

    5–7 p.m.

     

    Honors Reception

    Join us in a celebration honoring students in the Endicott Scholars Program, Alpha Phi Sigma, Eta Sigma Delta, Iota Gamma Chi, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Board, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Phi Sigma, Psi Chi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau, and Sigma Xi honor societies.

    Curtis L. Gerrish School of Business & Ginger Judge Science Center, lobby

    5:30–6:30 p.m.

     

    Class of 2020 Luminaries***

    Join the Office of Alumni Relations for one of Endicott's oldest senior class traditions—Luminaries. The 2020 class gift will be presented, followed by a champagne toast and lighting of the traditional luminaries.

    Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts (main entrance closest to Lakes)

    7–7:30 p.m.

     

    Class of 2020 Gatsby Night***

    Join other Class of 2020 alumni for a sophisticated night of music, casino games, and hors d'oeuvres. Gatsby-themed dress is encouraged.

    Gully’s

    7:30–11 p.m.

     

    CAB presents: Homecoming BINGO!

    Campus Activities Board (CAB) brings you their famous program, BINGO!  All students, family, and alumni are welcome to join in the fun—who knows; maybe you’ll win a prize! This event is free.

    Post Sport Science & Fitness Center, Field House

    7:30–9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, October 2

    Homecoming & Family Weekend Central

    Please stop by to pick up your meal tickets, purchase additional tickets, get a copy of the latest schedule for the weekend, and ask any questions you might have.

    Callahan Center, lower level

    8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

    Silent Auction Sponsored by the Alumni Council

    Visit our annual Silent Auction to bid on gift cards, gift baskets, tickets, sports memorabilia, and much more! All items can be bid on by students, parents, alumni, staff, and faculty. All proceeds benefit the Alumni Council Scholarship given annually to an Endicott student.

    Callahan Center, Lower Level

    8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

    Athletic Tributes and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    Kick off the weekend with alumni, family, friends and the Endicott community at the Homecoming welcome, which includes the athletic banner raising celebration and athletic Hall of Fame inductions.

    Post Center, MacDonald Gymnasium

    9–10 a.m.

    Yoga at the Beach*

    Join us for a relaxing start to the morning with yoga on the beach! Limited yoga mats available. This event is free. Please register ahead of time.

    Hamilton Hall lawn

    9:30-10:30 a.m.

    Endicott’s Famous Brunch*| Cost: $20

    Board students may use one allocated meal to attend the Brunch. Students’ guest meals may not be used.

    Callahan Center, Dining Hall

    9:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

    The Gull Club Hall of Fame & Donor Appreciation Brunch

    Join us in thanking athletic donors and celebrate the successes, past and present, of Endicott Athletics. Guests are invited to join Director of Athletics, Dr. Brian Wylie, the 2021 Hall of Fame inductees, and other distinguished alumni for brunch immediately following the banner raising ceremony in MacDonald Gymnasium.

    Please note: This event is by invitation only and space is limited. For more information, please contact Kelsey O’Keefe, assistant director athletic giving, at 978-232-2019 or email kokeefe@endicott.edu.

    Post Center, Hospitality Suite

    10:30–11:30 a.m.

    Samuel C. Wax Academic Center Open House

    Come tour the new academic spaces and explore the many learning opportunities available to our students!

    Wax Academic Center & Judge Science Center

    10:30–11:30 a.m.

    Office of International Education Open House

    Please stop by to discuss study abroad opportunities for a semester or three weeks during an intersession period, as well as international internship opportunities and on-campus intercultural activities.

    Dianne M. Halle Library, rooms 106–110

    10 a.m.–noon

    Internship & Career Services Presentation

    Join the directors from the Internship & Career Center and current students for a discussion about services provided to assist students and tips for success.

    Gerrish School of Business & Judge Science Center, room 128

    10:15–10:45 a.m.

    EC Gulls Fan Fest

    Join us to celebrate Homecoming & Family Weekend with spirit giveaways, food trucks, inflatables, children’s activities, and a 21+ beer garden*! There is something for everyone—families, staff, faculty, alumni, and current students—at our gull fan festivities. Beer garden is open from 1–5 p.m.; tickets are required.

    *Cost for beer garden: $20 includes two drink tickets, $10 for a food voucher.

    Softball Field & Wax Quad

    Noon–5 p.m.

     

    Football vs. Curry | Cost: $5 at gate

    A special alumni-only discount code will be available for complimentary entry for alumni and one guest. Please contact alumni@endicott.edu for the discount code.

    Hempstead Stadium

    Noon

    Chuck-A-Duck to Support Make-A-Wish | Cost: $2 for 1; $5 for 3

    The Endicott Wishmakers On Campus will host a chuck-a-duck fundraiser to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. At halftime anyone who purchases a rubber duck will be invited to the field to chuck it at the target; closest to the target wins a prize! Ducks will be sold at the front gate and in the stands.

    Hempstead Stadium

    1:30 p.m.

     

    Class of 2021 Gift Dedication*

    Join fellow alumni and friends for a champagne toast to dedicate the Class of 2021 gift. RSVP requested.

    On and around the main bridge over the Lakes.

    12:45–1 p.m.

     

    Class of 2020 Recognition Ceremony****

    Join your fellow Class of 2020 alumni in the Linda Cleary Lecture Hall for a Recognition Ceremony of all your accomplishments during your years at Endicott. The ceremony will feature an opportunity to walk across the stage with your name being read, receive an honorary gift from the College, and pose for a photo with President Steven R. DiSalvo, Ph.D. We encourage you to wear your regalia and bring your diploma for photos. Be sure to let us know how many guests you plan to bring so we can ensure a meaningful experience for all. This event is for Class of 2020 Alumni & family guests only.

    Wax Academic Center, Linda Cleary Lecture Hall

    2–3:30 p.m.

    Silent Auction Check Out

    Come back to the Lower Callahan to see if you were the winning bidder on our silent auction items. Winners will provide payment and will then receive their items. Please note: cash, credit, and check are accepted.

    Callahan Center, Lower Level

    2:30–5:30 p.m.

     

    Class of 2020 Reception****

    To conclude the festivities of the Class of 2020 Celebration Weekend, join us for a celebratory reception in the Misselwood tent. You will enjoy a mimosa bar and beer garden, a photo booth area, hors d'oeuvres, and lawn games.

    Misselwood

    3:30–5 p.m.

    Women’s Soccer vs. Roger Williams

    Hempstead Stadium     

    4:30 p.m.

     

    Traditional Dinner* | Cost: $25

    Join us for dinner as we wind down after a busy day of activities. Dinner will be served until 7:45 pm.

    Board students may use one allocated meal to attend dinner. Students’ guest meals may not be used.

    Callahan Center, Dining Hall

    5:30–8:30 p.m.

     

    New England Lobster Bake*

    Cost: $35 for current Endicott students; $40 per person for family members, guests, and alumni

    Please join us for a traditional New England lobster bake as we wind down after a busy day of Homecoming & Family Weekend activities. Dinner will be served until 7:45 p.m.

    Students may not use their meal plans for this meal.

    Callahan Center, Dining Hall

    5:30–8:30 p.m.

     

    Homecoming & Family Weekend Concert*

    General Admission: $10; free to Endicott ID holders

    Endicott’s ensembles give a taste of the season to come with selections of music, theater, and dance in honor of this Homecoming & Family Weekend. Ensembles to include: Endicott Singers, Mainstage Theater, Repertory Dance, Chamber Ensemble, Jazz/Rock Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and more. Featuring a performance of the newly commissioned Alma Mater written by President DiSalvo and music professor George Darrah.

    Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Rose Theater

    7 p.m.

     

    Men’s Soccer vs. Roger Williams

    Please note: tailgating is not permitted

    Hempstead Stadium     

    7 p.m.

    President’s Ball** | Cost: $10

    Join your fellow students at Misselwood Tent for Endicott College’s annual President’s Ball. This event will be packed with activities including a DJ, photo booth, games, soft drinks, and all-you-can-eat chicken fingers and mozzarella sticks. Formal attire is required for this event. Registration is required for this event—link will follow shortly. Registration will close on September 29.

    Misselwood Tent

    7–11 p.m.

  • Sunday, October 3

    Sunday Sunrise

    Join us on the beach at Peace Rock to watch the sunrise.

    Mingo Beach

    7–8 a.m.

     

    Community Service Activity

    Open to students, families, and alumni.

    Callahan Center, Lower Level

    9–10 a.m.

     

    Morning Meditation & Reflection

    Interfaith Chapel

    9–9:30 a.m.

     

    Sunday Family Brunch* | Cost: $15

    Board students may use one allocated meal to attend the Brunch.  Please note students’ guest meals may not be used.

    Callahan Center, Dining Hall

    9:30 a.m.—1 p.m.

Please Note:

*These events require registration—an email will be sent out once registration is open.

**Current students only

***Class of 2020 alumni only

**** Class of 2020 alumni & family guests only.

Tickets can be purchased or reserved online at endicott.edu/homecoming and also purchased/picked up on Friday or Saturday.

Tickets will be available for pick-up on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Homecoming & Family Weekend Central table located in the Callahan Center, lower level.

The deadline to register is October 1; deadline for reservations/ticket purchase and cancellation is September 29, 2021.  Refunds cannot be offered after this date.