Frequently Asked Questions
Registration, Fees and Tickets
Yes! You can register for Family Weekend here.
Family Weekend 2019 begins on Friday, October 25 and runs though Sunday, October 27. The majority of events take place on Friday afternoon through Saturday night.
Yes, the registration fee is $10 and includes access to the welcome reception, presentations, Friday night entertainment, and the annual variety show. Families may also purchase tickets to off-campus excursions and Boston attractions.
You may purchase tickets for off-campus trips on the registration form.
Prepaid tickets will be available for pick up at the Welcome and Registration Table in the Shapiro Campus Center when you check in. Tickets that have not been picked up in advance will be at the venue prior to the start time. Please see the description for each ticketed event for times.
The university does not have on-campus housing facilities available for families during Family Weekend.
For options in the Waltham area, visit our Hotel Guide.
Off-Campus Dining and Transportation
The historic city of Waltham offers a wide array of restaurants to suit any taste. Downtown Waltham is just a 20-minute walk from campus or a quick trip on the university shuttle.
Please see our Dining Guide for more information.
Brandeis does not provide transportation to and from campus during Family Weekend.