Family Day & Homecoming

Welcome Home, Raven Nation!

Family Day is a highlight of a student's college experience, giving families the opportunity to experience Raven Nation! We can’t wait to have you join your student on Campus to see the place they call home.

2021 Family Day Schedule

All activities are free to Franklin Pierce students and their families with the following exceptions: Library Café, concessions at Sodexo Field, Raven Row. and the Artisan Market.

Saturday, October 2

9 - 10 a.m.
Check-in and Registration in the Pioneer Lounge
Emily Flint Campus Center

10 a.m.
Welcome from President Kim Mooney '83 on the Peterson Manor Lawn

10 - 11:30 a.m.
Family Activities on Upper Campus, including:

  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Make your Own Scarecrow
  • FPU Family Tree - Join our spirit leaders and add a leaf to our family tree!
  • Face Painting
  • Kettle Corn
  • Pumpkin Bowling and More!

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Artisan Market by Baseball Field in Lower DiGregorio Parking Lot
Stop by to check out the local artisans who will be selling food and goods. Be sure to grab an apple cider donut!

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Family Tailgate on the Baseball Field
Stop by to enjoy food, special performances, and play minigolf!

1 p.m.
Football Game on Sodexo Field
Cheer on your Ravens as they take on Assumption College!

1:30 p.m.
Waterfront Activities including kayaking, fishing and lawn games(weather permitting)
Explore Campus Trails – maps will be available at check-in for families
Take Self-Guided Driving Tour in Monadnock Region – Information provided at check-in

Family Day Registration Form

Please fill out this registration form. If you have any questions, please contact the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Andrew Pollom, at

Contact Student Affairs

Dr. Andrew Pollom, Dean of Student Affairs
(603) 899-4162