Family and Friends Weekend

October 15-17, 2021



We are excited to host the 2021 Family & Friends Weekend in- person this year from October 15th-17th! This is an exciting weekend of events including Comedian Jasmine Ellis, the annual Student Organization Talent Showcase and the Festival Lunch. Be sure to register for ticketed events before they sell out! Registration closes Tuesday, October 12th. Be sure to have your student’s nine-digit ID number.

Highlights of the weekend’s family friendly entertainment includes:

Friday, October 15th

  • Family & Friends Weekend Check In
    • 4:00pm-8:00pm, Fisher Student Center
  • Bryant Hillel Shabbat Service & Dinner
    • 5:00pm, Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center
  • Family & Friends Welcome Dinner*
    • 6:00pm-7:00pm, Salmanson Dining Hall
  • Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Fairleigh Dickinson
    • 7:00pm, Chace Main Court
  • Student Organization Talent Showcase*
    • 7:30pm, Janikies Theatre

Saturday, October 16th

  • Family & Friends Welcome Check In
    • 8:00am-2:00pm, Fisher Student Center
  • Continental Breakfast
    • 8:00am-11:00am, Fisher Student Center
  • President’s List and Dean’s List Receptions (by invitation only for students and their families)
    • 8:30am (Students with last names A-L), Chace Wellness Center
    • 10am (Students with last names M-Z), Chace Wellness Center
  • Harvest Market
    • 10:00am-2:00pm, Unistructure
  • Family & Friends Festival Lunch*
    • 11:00am-2:00pm, Large Tent at Beirne Stadium
  • Football Game vs. Saint Francis University
    • 12:00pm, Beirne Stadium
  • 28th Annual Duck Race
    • 4:00pm, Bryant University Pond
  • Kick-Off Fundraising Event for Swimming & Diving
    • 4:00pm – 6:00pm, Beirne Stadium
    • Pre-Registration through Alumni Engagement Required
  • Women’s Volleyball Game vs. Saint Francis University
    • 5:00pm, Chace Main Court
  • Comedian Jasmine Ellis*
    • 7:00pm, Chace Wellness Center

Sunday, October 17th

  • Celebrating 25 Years with Theresa Garlacy- Bryant Volleyball
    • 10:00am – 12:00pm, Bellow Grand Hall
    • Pre-Registration through Alumni Engagement Required
  • Men’s Soccer Game vs. Sacred Heart University
    • 12:00pm, Back fields behind Beirne Stadium
  • Bryant University Campus Tour with Admissions Student Ambassadors
    • 12:00pm, Meet at the Information Desk, Fisher Student Center
  • Black & Gold Track & Field Golf Outing
    • 2:00pm – 7:00pm, Wentworth Hills Country Club, Plainville, MA
    • Pre-Registration through Alumni engagement Required


* Indicates events that require pre-registration and payment via Banner.

Football tickets separate from the Festival Lunch and tailgating passes can be purchased through Athletics