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Parents and Family Weekend

October 24-26, 2014

Parents and Family Weekend is the prime time to experience Bentley through your student's eye. Get ready for a festive weekend full of Falcon pride as the football team takes on the Pace University Setters. You'll also have the chance to spend time in classrooms, enjoy live entertainment and see New England in the fall. Take a moment and register today.

Traveling from out of town? Here are a few suggested local hotels, some with a special Bentley rate. 

We look forward to seeing you this weekend. The following is some important information for you to review prior to your visit.

Upon your arrival, please check in at one of the locations listed below. You'll receive an event program, football tickets, family sticker and a listing of your preregistered events.

Friday, October 24
Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends (LaCava Center, 270)
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 25
Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends (LaCava Center, 270)
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Student Center, 2nd Floor
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Welcome Tent, outside of Fenway Residence Hall
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Casual and comfortable clothing is recommended.


Discounts Present your family sticker or event program (both obtained at check-in) and receive 10 percent off all insignia items in the Bentley Bookstore, with the exception of diploma frames, chairs and Under Armour apparel. The bookstore (located in Collins Hall, First Floor) is open Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Campus Map

For assistance making your way around Bentley, check out our campus map. A helpful map is also incldued in the event program you will receive at check-in.

Dining Discounts

Present your family sticker or event program (both obtained at check-in) and receive a 10 percent discount at the following on-campus eateries during their hours of operation this weekend: Currito (Dana Athletic Center, South Campus), Dunkin' Donuts (Collins Hall) and Einstein Bros. Bagels (Library, Deloitte Cafe).

Directions and Parking

Need assistance getting to campus? Review our directions. Ample public parking is available across campus.

Event Registration

Due to advance registration, some events have sold out. If you wish to attend an event, but have not pre-registered, please inquire at the Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends (LaCava Center, 270). Friendly reminder: once you completed the online registration form, you should have received an email with a list of events for which you signed up. You will also receive a list when you check in on campus.

Rain Policy

All events will be held rain or shine.

Shear Madness/FiRE + iCE Dinner/Theatre Package

Pre-registered guests can pick up tickets at FiRE + iCE (205 Berkeley Street, Boston) at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Dinner is included in the ticket price.

Shuttle Service

For your convenience, the Bentley shuttle will be available for free, round-trip transportation to Harvard Square. Check out the Harvard Square shuttle schedule to view pick-up and drop-off times and locations.

Trolley Shuttle

The trolley will run on a continuous loop around campus on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Questions If you have any questions, please call the events line at 866.386.2586, or email