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Events & Programs

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Students at Chestnut Hill College can attend a wide range of events and programs  All of these are listed in our calendar. Below we've described some of the most popular programs. 

Fridays After Dark

Need something to do on the weekend?  The Student Activities Office hosts late night programming every Friday night from 9pm-1am.  These events include concerts, movies, trips, arts and crafts, and much more. Check out the Student Life calendar for more details! 

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Fun at One

Student Activities presents "Fun at One" every Wednesday from 1pm-3pm in the Student Activities Office.  This weekly mini event can include food, entertainment or freebies!  Supplies are limited so be sure to get here early!  

Fun at One events include: 

Cookies and Hot Cocoa 
Pinterest Projects 
Shamrock Shakes 
Rita's Water Ice

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Fall in Love With Philly

Free and discounted tickets to a variety of Philadelphia area attractions allow you to go on your own time and with your own transportation. With free SEPTA tokens and discounted tickets, a day out in Philly can cost as little as $3! Have a suggestion for new tickets? Drop by the Student Activities Office and let us know! 

Tickets Available  
The Franklin Institute - $3 Philadelphia Zoo - $5 
Longwood Gardens - $3 SEPTA Independence Pass - $5 
AMC Movie Tickets - $3  SEPTA Train Tickets- $2 
Philadelphia Museum of Art - $5  Camden Adventure Aquarium - $6


Here's what you need to know: 

  • Discount tickets are available to Chestnut Hill students in the School of Undergraduate Studies. 
  • A valid CHC ID must be presented at the time of purchase. The limit is one (1) ticket per ID. 
  • Only valid CHC IDs will be accepted. Students must be present with their own ID; IDs for students other than those present cannot be accepted. 
  • Tickets must be purchased at the Student Activities Office located on the 3rd Floor of St. Joseph’s Hall. 
  • Tickets are sold on first-come first served basis (quantity varies for each event). 
  • Limited quantities of tickets are available for all listed events. Sellouts are possible and ticket availability is not guaranteed. 
  • Please note you can receive a maximum of 5 tickets of each item listed per semester. Once you reach 5 tickets of that item, you are not able to purchase that item until the next semester (ex: bought 5 AMC movie tickets, but still eligible for 5 Zoo tickets, 5 Longwood Garden tickets, etc.). 

 Do you need help getting to the nearest SEPTA station to make your trip a success? Why not take CHC's shuttle? It's fast, easy and free.

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Student Activities offers low-priced trips for students to a range of awesome attractions. Past trips have included: NYC Broadway shows, the Baltimore Aquarium, Eastern State Penitentiary, Six Flags and much more. Trips are open to students in the School of Undergraduate Studies. Students sign up in advance in SAO (SJ 349) and must pay when signing up. Please note that students are required to complete a waiver and must use the transportation provided by CHC.

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CHC Bike Share

Miss having your bike on campus? Want to ride through the beautiful Wissahickon? The CHC Bike Share is here for you!

The CHC Bike Share is a program that allows CHC students to borrow bikes from the Student Activities Office. Each "rental" includes a bicycle, a bike lock, and a helmet. Bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Students may borrow bikes for up to 24 hours. Visit the mailroom on the ground floor of Fournier to learn how to sign up for this free program!

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Senior Sendoff

Senior Sendoff is a series of fun events designed for graduating seniors. The events take place between the end of finals and the commencement ceremony. Student Activities is proud of its seniors and wants to celebrate their many accomplishments with one final sendoff. Previous events have included a shuttle to Main Street, Manayunk following Senior Dinner, a senior BBQ, and a midnight cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia.

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