Family & Alumni/ae Weekend

Family & Alumni/ae Weekend

Family & Alumni/ae Weekend

Family & Alumni/ae Weekend is one of the most exciting events on the academic calendar. It happens in mid-October, after students have settled in for the semester. The Family Weekend schedule is packed full of activities, showcasing just about every program and facility on Bard’s 1,000-acre campus.
Photo by Sarah Wallock '19
Highlights of the Weekend

Highlights of the Weekend

  • Sample classes
  • Panel discussions that include senior administrators, faculty, staff, and/or students
  • Q&A session with Bard President Leon Botstein
  • Concerts at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
  • Student performances at the Fisher Center and throughout campus
  • Guided tours of campus and the surrounding community
  • Entertainment such as the “Mentalist” and Senior Short Films
Accommodations and Travel

Accommodations and Travel


We highly recommend you reserve your accommodations as soon as possible as the hotels, inns, and B&Bs in the area always sell out. Registration opens a month before the event and is not required though strongly suggested, as many activities require registration.