Fall Family Weekend

This schedule is subject to change.

If you intend to take your child off campus the OVERNIGHT PERMISSION FORM can be completed here.

Thursday, October 17

  • 3 – 7 pm  Registration
  • 5:30 – 7 pm  International Parent Reception

Friday, October 18

  • 7 am – 3 pm  Registration
  • 8 am – 1:10 pm  Visit Classes with your student(s)*
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am. Welcome from Head of School, Dr. John P.N. Austin
  • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm  Buffet Lunch
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm  Individual Meet-and-Greets for parents/guardians/advisors/faculty (Note: These meetings are optional for returning families)
  • 3:45 pm  Cocurricular Activities
  • 5:15 pm  Receptions by Class Year  (Adults only, please)
  • 6:15 pm  Buffet Dinner
  • 7:30 pm Performing Arts Showcase
  • 8 – 9:30 pm  Dessert Reception for Alliance Groups and Family Members
  • 10:30 pm  Curfew for Classes of 2022, 2023
  • 11:00 pm  Curfew for Classes of 2020, 2021

*  If you are visiting students’ classes, the times are below:

8 am – Period 1
8:40 am – Period 2
9:20 am – Period 3
10:40 am – Period 4
11:20 am – Period 5
12 pm – Period 6
12:40 pm – Period 7

Saturday, October 19

  • 7 – 8:15 am  Breakfast
  • 7:30 – 9 am  DPN Steering Committee Meeting with Breakfast (All parents are welcome to attend)
  • 7:30 am – 12 pm  Registration
  • 8:00 am – 12 pm  Individual Meet-and-Greets for parents/guardians/advisors/faculty (Note: These meetings are optional for returning families)
  • 10 – 11 am  Experimentory Drop-In Session
  • 10:30 – 11:30 am  Discussion of Community Read “Homecoming” sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Community
  • 11:30 am – 1 pm  Buffet Lunch
  • 1 – 2 pm  Deerfield Travel and Study Abroad, sponsored by the Center for Service and Global Citizenship
  • Athletic Contests – Check Schedule Online
  • 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm Buffet Dinner
  • 11 pm Curfew for Classes of 2022, 2023
  • 11:30 pm Curfew for Classes of 2020, 2021

Sunday, October 20

  • 7:30 am Coffee and Refreshments
  • 10:30 am– 12:15 pm  Brunch
  • 9 pm– Curfew for all classes

Monday, October 21

  • Fall Term Holiday – no classes
  • 7:30pm– all boarding students are due back on campus

General Information

Parent Lounge
Located in the Ephraim Williams house, the Parent Lounge is a place for parents to check email, read the local paper, or simply to find a quiet place to relax. First floor, accessible restroom, a hydration station to refill water bottles, and coffee & tea in the house kitchenette are also available. The building will be open on Friday 7am – 10pm, Saturday 7am – 8pm, and Sunday from 7 am-5 pm.

Greenhouse Open Hours
Friday 1-4 pm and Saturday 9 am – 12 pm

Weekend Fitness Center Hours
Please bring clean, indoor shoes for facility use.
Friday 10 am – 7:30 pm. Sunday 9 am – 3 pm

Banking Needs
There is an ATM located in the basement break room of the Main School Building.

Email
Computers are available in the Boyden Library.

Security
413-772-9880

Medical Assistance
If medical assistance is needed, call 911 from any campus phone or call Deerfield Security at 413-772-9880.

Restrooms
Men’s and Women’s bathrooms are located in the downstairs of the Main School Building, the Dining Hall, Ephraim Williams, the Arms Building, Boyden Library, and the Koch Center. Handicapped accessible bathrooms are located in the Main School Building, Ephraim Williams, and the Koch Center.

Store Hours
Thursday: Hitchcock 8 am – 5:30 pm, Athletic Store 3 – 5:30 pm
Friday: Hitchcock 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Athletic Store 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Satuday: Hitchcock 9 am – 5:30 pm, Athletic Store 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday: Both stores will be closed