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Family Weekend 2020

On behalf of MCPHS University, it is our pleasure to invite you to attend virtual Family Weekend, scheduled for September 25-27, 2020.

 Watch our Welcome Video

After careful consideration, we have made the decision to cancel on-campus events for Family Weekend 2020. This annual Fall tradition will give students and their families and guests an opportunity to participate in events and programs both virtually and online.

If you have any questions about Family Weekend, please contact Kristen Dvorsky, Senior Associate Director of Campus Life at campus.life@mcphs.edu or 617-732-2086. We hope to see you there!

Register for Family Weekend

All families and guests visiting MCPHS University during Family Weekend are encouraged to register online for Family Weekend events as space is limited for specific events. All events are free!

Registration will begin on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. EST and be available through Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. EST

Events and programs are free, however, we ask that interested families, guests, and students register to attend events and programs.

  • One entry per family to register for Family Weekend.
  • The registration form asks for student ID # as well as MCPHS University e-mail address
  • There is limited space for specific events and we must have a minimum of 10 participants for an event to take place.
  • Registered families will receive information to access virtual events and programs to participate.

Register for Family Weekend

Family Weekend Events and Programs

Check out all the exciting events and programs we are offering for this year’s virtual Family Weekend.

Pizza Cooking Class
5:00 pm-6:30 pm EST | via Zoom

Get ready to roll out some dough—we’re going to make pizza tonight! Chef Joe Maglio, the former Saucier Chef at Las Vegas’s Palace Court, will take you on a fun-filled virtual journey of a classic Italian style salad and delicious pizza! All you have to do after that is tune in and get ready to play, learn, and party during this virtual experience!

There is a 30-person limit for this event.

COF Dance: Hip Hop
8:00 pm-8:30 pm EST | via Zoom

This class will begin with a short warm-up and progress to a short combo of easy hip hop grooves taught by COF Dance Instructor, Deb Kosiorek.

All levels welcome.

Netflix Watch Party
9:00 pm-11:00 pm EST | via Netflix Party

It’s Friday night and why not settle into a movie night with your friends and family- no matter the distance! The movie choice will be released to registered participants leading up to the event.

Netflix Party synchronizes video playback and adds group chat to your favorite Netflix shows.

Participants must have a Netflix account to join and will need to download Google Chrome extension to fully enjoy the experience.

Family Game Night

It’s the ultimate family game night! Make your family game night memorable by joining us for two game shows to participate in Bingo and Come on Down!

The Price is Right
7:00 pm-8:00 pm EST | via Zoom

Virtual Price It Right delivers one of the most popular Game Shows directly to your group. Energy, excitement, laughter, and multiple chances to compete and win highlight this engaging program. Everyone on the call gets to bid on products, play along with the challenges, seek out items for our Scavenger Hunt, and most importantly encourage/help their friends to win prizes.

Our experienced and enthusiastic host will keep the contestants engaged and continuously interacting throughout the game, with multiple chances to win a prize!

Bingo
8:00 pm-9:00 pm EST | via Zoom

Join other families, guests, and students in our virtual Bingo night for a chance to win prizes!

COF Dance: Latin Fusion
8:00 pm-8:30 pm EST | via Zoom

Pulling from a variety of Latin dance styles such as Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata, this class will start with a warm-up and progress to learning a fun combo taught by Co-Director of the COF Performing Arts and COF Dance Instructor, Carla Otero.

All levels welcome.

Netflix Watch Party
11:00 am-1:00 pm EST | via Netflix Party

It’s okay to cozy on up with a movie on a Sunday- we are giving you permission to! The movie choice will be family-friendly and will be released to registered participants leading up to the event.

Join our Netflix Party with your friends and family- no matter the distance! Netflix Party synchronizes video playback and adds group chat to your favorite Netflix shows.

Participants must have a Netflix account to join and will need to download Google Chrome Netflix Party extension to fully enjoy the experience.

Virtual 5K
Get up and moving with your family or solo! Register to participate in our Virtual 5K- walk, run, skip, or jog, it’s really up to you! We are all about taking a break and getting moving.

Family Weekend Activity Book
A fun collection of low-stress activities themed to match our MCPHS spirit. Complete these at your own pace and feel free to include the little ones!

Download the Activity Book