Friday, October 20, 2017 |


Hampshire campus aerial shot of Cole Science building

Family and Friends Weekend: October 20-22 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Financial Aid Office
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Meet CASA: Center for Academic Support and Advising
To set up an appointment, call CASA at 413.559.5498, or email

Open Classes
9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Families and friends are welcome to observe classes; pick up a schedule at the registration desk.

11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m., dining commons
Door price: $8.50

NS lunch
Noon–1 p.m., Cole Science Center, Room 333

The Center for Design Open House
1–4 p.m., Center for Design
This facility contains a fabrication shop equipped for working with metals, plastics, glass, and other materials. It also houses an electronics lab, a lab for computer-aided drafting and modeling, and sewing equipment for soft-goods fabrication.

Tour of the R.W. Kern Center
3 p.m., R.W. Kern Center, Lobby
Constructed to the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge, the Kern Center is a statement of Hampshire values. Discover how its net-zero, self-contained systems work and learn about the process of sourcing sustainable, local materials.

Cooking for Shabbat
4 p.m., Merrill Living Room, Kosher Kitchen
Prep a farm-to-table Shabbat meal with student chefs. Join us in our tiny kitchen as we prepare a scrumptious dinner. Drop in anytime between 4:00-5:30 p.m.  Everybody welcome.

A Joyful and Musical Shabbat, Followed by Dinner
5:30 p.m., Merrill Living Room
Join Jewish students for a student-led musical and contemplative Shabbat service. Beginning at 6:15 p.m., enjoy a delicious homemade Hampshire Farm–to–table Shabbat dinner. Drop in anytime. No need to be Jewish to love Shabbat. Everybody welcome.

President’s Reception
5:00–6:30 p.m., Harold F. Johnson Library Center, Gallery
Meet Jonathan Lash, Hampshire’s president.

5–8 p.m., dining commons
Door price: $10

schedule subject to change

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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