2013 Alumni Weekend Fact Sheet Alumni Weekend Dates: Friday, May 31- Sunday, June 2, 2013 Pricing for each event: Event Julie Hall Accommodations Emmanuel College Museum Tours: -Museum of Fine Arts -Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Welcome Back Buffet & Dessert Reception 1990’s Decade Dinner Throwback Pub Night & Crawl Emmanuel Night at Boston Pops Continental Breakfasts 5K Walk/Run Lunch sponsored by the Alumni Association Board Campus Tours Academic Lecture- Catholic Identity in the 21st Century Class Photos (1968 to 2008 reunion classes only) President’s Welcome Classes of 1968-2008 Celebration Reunion Dinner 50th Reunion Celebration Reunion Dinner Post-50th Reunion Celebration Reunion Dinner Alumni Procession Alumni Liturgy Post-50th Reunion Brunch 1963-2008 Reunion Brunch
Cost $75.00 per person/night Passes offered on a first-come, firstserve basis at the registration desk in the Jean Yawkey Center Free $20.00 per person Free, Cash Bar $75.00 per person Complimentary for Julie Hall Guests $20.00/$25.00 day of event per person Free Free Free Free Free $65.00 per person $55.00 per person (Class of 2008 Only) Complimentary $65.00 per person (Guests Only) Complimentary $65.00 per person (Guests Only) Free Free Complimentary $65.00 per person (Guests Only) $25.00 per person
There are three ways alumni can register for Alumni Weekend 2013: On-line: emmanuel.edu/reunion (credit cards only)* Mail: Alumni Weekend 2013 brochure registration form (credit card, cash or check) to 400 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. Phone: 617-975-9400 (credit card only). The number will be staffed during the business hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F. *Confirmations will be sent for all on-line transactions. Credit Card Payment: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express Check Payment: Checks payable to Emmanuel College Refunds: All event registrations and on-campus accommodations are nonrefundable. Ticketed Events: All event tickets may be picked up in the Jean Yawkey Center upon arrival. Tickets will not be sent out to the registrants. Registration Changes/Additions: Please contact the Office of Development & Alumni Relations at 617-975-9400 if you require any revisions to your current registration.
Alumni Weekend Parking:
Parking is available on campus throughout Friday, May 31- Sunday, June 2. Overflow parking will be available within blocks of the campus, if necessary. Special requests for handicap parking may be submitted to the Office of Development & Alumni Relations on the Alumni Weekend registration form or by calling the Alumni Weekend hotline at 617-975-9400.
Where: Jean Yawkey Center- 1st floor, Glass conference room Times: Friday, May 31 – 12 noon-8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1- 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2- 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Transportation from the Airport to Emmanuel College:
Cab companies located at the airport will be able to drop guests off at the Emmanuel College campus: Authorized Cab Association Companies in Boston: Top Cab (Revere, MA)- 617-266-4800 Boston Cab Association (Boston, MA)- 617-536-3200 I.T.O.A. Cab Association (Boston, MA)- 617-825-4000 City Cab Association (Revere, MA)- 617-536-5100 Metro Cab Association (Allston, MA)- 617-782-5500 Tunnel Taxi (East Boston, MA)- 617-567-2700 Guests may be dropped off at Julie Hall if they are staying overnight on campus or at the Jean Yawkey Center, headquarters and registration area throughout Alumni Weekend. Emmanuel College does not have a shuttle service available.
There will be a vegetarian option available for each meal served on campus. Those with additional dietary needs must notify the office on the registration form or by calling the Alumni Weekend hotline at 617-975-9400.
Julie Hall Room Accommodations:
Alumni Weekend attendees are welcome to stay on campus from Friday, May 31Sunday, June 2. For those who arrive in Boston before May 31, or wish to stay past Sunday, June 2, please refer to the list of hotel accommodations we have acquired for a discounted group rate. Rooms are air-conditioned and linens are provided (sheets, one blanket and one pillow). Guests are also provided with one full towel and a face towel. Alumni and guests must bring their own clothes hangers, toiletries, and other miscellaneous items (i.e. a heavier blanket). Additional blankets may be delivered to the room upon request. Continental breakfasts will be served on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, from 7:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m. in Hynes Square, the lower level of Julie Hall. All guests staying in Julie Hall must check out by 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.
Roommate requests are encouraged and may be submitted on the Alumni Weekend brochure registration form or through the online registration form. Those who do not indicate on the registration form a roommate for the weekend will automatically be assigned a roommate with preference given to the same class year. Special room requests for handicap accessible or single rooms may be requested on the Alumni Weekend registration form. Single rooms are limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis based on the registration date. Guests (anyone who is not an alumna/us) are invited to stay on campus. Children are welcome to stay in Julie Hall at the discretion of the parents.
Best Western Inn at Longwood Medical Phone: 1-800-468-2378 Cost: $189.00 per night/room Group Name: Emmanuel College Alumni Weekend Hotel Commonwealth Phone: 1-866-784-4000 Cost: $259.00 per night/room Group Name: Emmanuel College Alumni Weekend Holiday Inn Brookline Phone: 1-800-315-2621 Cost: $169.00 per night/room
Group Name: Emmanuel College Alumni Weekend
A wireless network is available on campus. If you are interested in connecting to the network, please notify a staff member when you arrive on campus and they will further assist you with the secured username and password.
Work Out Facilities:
Jean Yawkey Center fitness room- Available Friday, May 31-Sunday, June 2, for guest use. Fitness room hours will be posted in the Jean Yawkey Center.
Emmanuel College Bookstore:
The bookstore is located on the second floor of the Jean Yawkey Center and is open during Alumni WeekendHours of Operation: Friday, May 31: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Event Overview: Friday, May, 2013 Emmanuel College Museum Tours- 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Museum Locations: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Museum of Fine Arts Cost: Free Notes: Passes will be available at the registration desk in Julie Hall on a firstcome, first-served basis. All passes must be returned to the registration desk by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013.
Welcome Back Buffet & Dessert Reception- 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: Marian Hall Dining Room, Jean Yawkey Center Cost: Free General dinner for all reunion classes Dress Code: Casual Serves as an opportunity to get all of the alumni together and socialize
1990’s Decade Dinner- 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: Fenway Room- 2nd Floor, Administration Building Cost: $20.00 per person Classes from 1990-1999 are invited to attend
Food provided plus complimentary bar Dress Code: Casual Notes: Attendees are encouraged to continue the night at the Throwback Pub Night & Crawl starting in the Muddy River Café at 8:00 p.m.
Throwback Pub Night & Crawl- 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Location: Muddy River Café- 1st Floor, Administration Building Cost: Complimentary All class years are invited to attend Food provided plus cash bar Dress Code: Casual Notes: The event will be promoted to the classes of the last decade though all classes celebrating their reunion are welcome to attend. A list of Fenway neighborhood bars for the pub crawl will be listed upon arrival at the event. The bar establishments that will be included are the Cask N’ Flagon, An Tua Nua and the Baseball Tavern.
Emmanuel Night at the Boston Pops- 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Location: Symphony Hall Cost: $75.00 per person Buses will begin boarding at 7:00 p.m. in front of the Jean Yawkey Center. The same buses will be available immediately after the concert for the trip back to Emmanuel. The returning bus location will be announced when you arrive at Symphony Hall. Tickets will be available at the registration desk in the Jean Yawkey Center from 12:00 noon-7:00 p.m. Tickets of those who do not arrive before the buses leave for Symphony Hall will be left at Will-Call by an Emmanuel College staff member. Boston Pops Performance Description: Music from the Mad Men Era The Boston Pops invites you to an evening filled with the sophistication and romance of music from the ’50s and ’60s- the “Made Men” era. Go back to a time when smoky “Rat Pack” standards, lush lounge Latin, exotic jazz and the British invasion were all the rage. Song stylist Steve Lippia, whom Keith Lockhart has called “the absolute vocal reincarnation of the Sinatra sound,” join us. It’s all totally hip from “Zou Bisou Bisou” to “Georgy Girl,” from “Mack the Knife” to “New York, New York”- this is the chic soundtrack of this turbulent era.
Saturday, June 1, 2013 Continental Breakfast- 7:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Hynes Square- Lower level of Julie Hall Cost: Complimentary for all guests staying in Julie Hall
5K Walk/Run- “The Finish Line is Just the Beginning.”- 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location: Roberto Clemente Field- Registration and race will be located here. Cost: $20.00 per person/$25.00 per person for day-of registrations. All net proceeds will go towards a scholarship fund for Emmanuel students. Go to events.emmanuel.edu and locate the “Emmanuel College 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run” to learn more information about the 5K Walk/Run and to view a map of the race. Family and friends of alumni are encouraged to participate as well All 5K Walk/Run participants are encouraged to attend the luncheon hosted by the Alumni Association Board following the race
Boston Trolley Tour- 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Pick-Up Location: Outside of the Jean Yawkey Center Cost: $25.00 per person Notes: The trolley will have drop-off locations at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in the seaport area, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston Public Garden and Copley Square
Alumni Association Luncheon- 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: Marian Hall Dining Room, Jean Yawkey Center Cost: Complimentary- Hosted by the Alumni Association Board All Alumni Weekend attendees and 5K Walk/Run participants are encouraged to attend.
Emmanuel College Campus Tours- 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location: Admissions Waiting Room- 2nd floor, Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center Cost: Complimentary 30-minute tours given by the Admission Ambassadors every half hour from 12:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The last tour will leave at 2:00 p.m. Tours led by science and art student majors from the Admissions Ambassadors program. Highlights will include a tour of the Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center, art department and the newly renovated Administration Building.
Academic Lecture- “What Does it Mean to be Catholic in the 21st Century?” – 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Location: Fenway Room- 2nd floor, Maureen Murphy Wilkens Science Center Cost: Complimentary Notes: Rev. John Patrick Spencer S.J., Director of Campus Ministry and College Chaplain, will lead an interactive discussion and expand on thoughts surrounding being Catholic in the modern age.
Class Photos (1968 to 2008 reunion classes only)- 4:00 p.m.
Location: Emmanuel Chapel stairs, Administration Building
*In case of inclement weather, the class photos will be moved to the Emmanuel Chapel.
President’s Welcome- 5:45 p.m.
Location: Auditorium- 2nd Floor, Administration Building Cost: Complimentary All Alumni Weekend attendees are encouraged to attend College updates are given at this time by President Sr. Janet Eisner, SND.
Reunion Dinners- 7:00 p.m. 1968-2008 Reunion Dinners Location: Gymnasium- 2nd Floor, Jean Yawkey Center
Cost: Alumni and Guests- $65.00 per person Class of 2008- $55.00 per person Dress Code: Business casual to semi-formal Buffet style dinner Cash bar will be available A DJ will provide music from the various decades. Requests are encouraged.
50th (1963) Reunion Dinner
Location: Marian Hall Dining Room, Jean Yawkey Center Cost: Alumni- Complimentary • Guests- $65.00 per person Dress Code: Business casual to semi-formal Plated dinner with President Sr. Janet Eisner, SND The 50th Reunion class photo will be taken at this time Complimentary drinks will be served throughout the evening
Post-50th (1938-1958) Reunion Dinner Location: Maureen Murphy Wilkens Atrium, Jean Yawkey Center
Cost: Alumni- Complimentary • Guests- $65.00per person Dress Code: Business casual to semi-formal Plated dinner Complimentary drinks will be served throughout the evening
Sunday, June 2, 2012 Continental Breakfast- 7:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Location: Hynes Square- Lower level of Julie Hall Cost: Free
Alumni Procession- 10:30 a.m.
Location: Maureen Murphy Wilkens Atrium, Jean Yawkey Center A bagpiper will lead the alumni from the Jean Yawkey Center to the front of the Emmanuel Chapel
Alumni who wish to not participate are welcome to go to the chapel to sit or wait for their class to process into the foyer area and join their classmates as they come up the chapel stairs Dress Code: Business casual
Alumni Memorial Mass- 11:00 a.m.
Location: Emmanuel Chapel- 2nd Floor, Administration Building Reunion alumni who have passed away are remembered by decade A booklet is provided at the service which lists the names of those who have passed away from the following reunion years: 1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 Dress Code: Business casual
Post-50th Luncheon- 12:00 noon
Location: Auditorium- 2nd Floor, Administration Building Cost: Alumni- Complimentary Guests- $65.00 per person Plated luncheon with President Sr. Janet Eisner, SND Class photos will be taken at this time Dress Code: Business casual
Reunion Brunch- 12:00 noon
Location: Marian Hall Dining Room, Jean Yawkey Center Cost: $25.00 per person Buffet lunch Dress Code: Casual
Check-Out of Julie Hall- 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
All Alumni Weekend attendees must be checked out of Julie Hall by 2:00 p.m. No exceptions will be made for those that stay past the 2:00 p.m. deadline.