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Spring Weekend Information



This year Spring Weekend will take place on campus Friday-Sunday, April 19-21. The Westfield State University Campus Activities Board will be presenting a concert and other activities primarily for the benefit of students and their guests but all members of the University community are welcome to attend at no cost except for the Saturday concert in the Woodward Center (a $10.00 concert ticket may be purchased on-line through MeerKat Technology, Inc. A link will be provided through a separate email) and where food and beverage charges are appropriate.

Westfield State University Policy shall be enforced during Spring Weekend same as any other day on campus. Persons exhibiting disorderliness, intoxication, or any conduct in violation of University Policy may be immediately removed from any event and are subject to immediate removal from campus, protective custody, arrest and other appropriate University and legal action. All student conduct proscriptions, limitations and guidelines, shall be strictly enforced as articulated in the current Westfield
State University Student Handbook.

Event Attendance

Spring Weekend events are solely intended for members of the University community and their invited guests; therefore, Spring Weekend events are not open to the public. Furthermore, while there is no charge for admission to events with the exception of meals and the concert on Saturday, April 20 at the Woodward Center, attendance at all indoor and outdoor venues will be monitored and controlled to ensure safety and order. University faculty/staff and student attendees are expected to present a valid Westfield State University ID upon request of officials.


Students are welcome to have one non-WSU Spring Weekend guest who is registered in advance. Guest registration takes place from Monday, April 8 – Wednesday, April 17 at the Ely Campus Center Service Window during posted business hours. Student hosts must register their guest in advance in order to receive an authorized Spring Weekend guest wristband. There is a $15.00 nonrefundable registration fee for all Spring Weekend guests.

Concert Tickets

Tickets for the Spring Weekend Concert on Saturday, April 20, 2013 will be $10.00 per ticket for students and $10.00 per ticket for a registered Spring Weekend guest (if applicable). Tickets will go on sale on Sunday, April 7 at 12:00 pm through MeerKat Technology. A printed confirmation must be brought to the Campus Center Service Window during posted business hours to redeem your concert ticket/tickets.

Legal Beverages

Alcoholic beverage containers including but not limited to individual containers, kegs and coolers are prohibited in public areas of the campus including all buildings, grounds, parking lots, walkways, courtyards, and roadways. Alcoholic beverages shall not be transported to or from any program area on campus. Open containers, bags and carrying items are subject to inspection upon entrance to all events and/or residence halls.


Guest swipes will be allowed for students and for a registered Spring Weekend guest for dinner on Friday, April 19 as well as brunch and the Barbecue on Saturday, April 20. Students not on a meal plan and all Spring Weekend guests also have the option to purchase meals at the Dining Commons for dinner on Friday, April 19 as well as brunch and the Barbecue on Saturday, April 20.

Motor Vehicles

The following special regulations are in effect relative to motor vehicles: Guest vehicles may occupy faculty/staff or visitor parking spaces, however, student vehicle use of faculty/staff or visitor parking space is prohibited at all times. Overnight occupancy in motor vehicles is prohibited on campus.

Residence Halls

These policies are in effect from 12 p.m. on Friday, April 19 to 12 p.m. on Sunday, April 21: Only current WSU students and registered Spring Weekend guests may visit residence halls on campus during this time period. Residents are expected to present their validated WSU ID when entering a residence hall.  Guests of residents on campus April 19-21 must be at least 18 years of age and must be signed-in by a resident of the residence hall to enter that hall.

Woodward Concert

Students and registered guests attending the Saturday concert at the Woodward Center are directed to park at the Commuter Parking Lot. A valid WSU ID or Spring Weekend guest wristband and a purchased concert ticket are required to enter the concert area at the Woodward Center. A concert ticket may be purchased for $10.00 on-line from Sunday, April 7 – Wednesday, April 17 through MeerKat Technology, Inc. Ticket sales are final – no refunds will be issued. Food, beverages, beverage containers and any type of bag/backpacks are not permitted inside the Saturday concert area at the Woodward Center.


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