Reunion 1: Postponed

In a message to the Mount Holyoke community, President Sonya Stephens shared that the College has made the difficult decision to postpone Reunion 2020. Please see the Reunion page on the Alumnae Association website for further information.
MHC Reunion

Visit the New York Room to receive your check-in packet.

Welcome Ceremony

The Alumnae Association and the 50th class welcome graduating seniors into the worldwide alumnae community. The 50th class presents the graduating class with...

Reunion I Check-in

Visit the New York room to receive your check-in packet for classes of 2018, Class of 2010, Class of 2000, Class of 1995, Class of 1980 and 1970 .

Admission Hours and Campus Tours Open Hours

Take a general campus walking tour with student tour guides departing from the Office of Admission at either 1:00 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. Tours last approximately...

Japanese Tea Ceremony 1-1

Demonstration with tea masters from Urasenke Boston. Preregistration required; sign up at check-in, Mary E. Woolley Hall, New York Room.

Back-to-Class Program Session 1-1

A stimulating series of lectures and discussions. Please see the following list for a description of the classes offered during this session. Classes are led...

5/15 1:30pm
Sycamores Open House Hours

Sycamores, the 1788 home of Colonel Ruggles Woodbridge, was a dormitory from 1915 to 1972, and home to 800 MHC sophomores. Sycamores is being renovated by...

5/15 2pm
 
Japanese Tea Ceremony 1-2

Demonstration with tea masters from Urasenke Boston. Preregistration required; sign up at check-in, Mary E. Woolley Hall, New York Room.

5/15 2:30pm
Blessing and Sending

This ceremony, which includes an exchange of roses, is spiritual more than religious. Seniors, accompanied by family and friends, are given a blessing and a...

Alumnae Choral Rehearsal

Relive your choral “heydays” by participating in this fun, laid-back rehearsal with current Mount Holyoke singers! We will prepare a piece that will then be...

5/15 4pm
Back-to-Class Program Session 1-2

A stimulating series of lectures and discussions. Please see the following list for a description of the classes offered during this session. Classes are led...

5/15 4pm
 
Japanese Tea Ceremony 1-3

Demonstration with tea masters from Urasenke Boston. Preregistration required; sign up at check-in, Mary E. Woolley Hall, New York Room.

Outdoor Yoga for All

Join us for a Yoga session led by Jessica Carey (Rain location Kendall dance studio #2)

5/15 4pm
Shabbat Service followed by Oneg Shabbat

For alumnae, seniors and guests.

Friday Dinners for All Classes

Join classmates and other alumnae for dinner

Class of 2020

The Commencement Concert features graduating senior soloists and instrumentalists as well as performances by the Commencement Choir, the Vocal Jazz seniors,...

Cornerstone and Mary Lyon Society Reception

For Cornerstone Society and Mary Lyon Society members and guests.

5/15 8pm
Ramadan Breaking of the Fast Gathering

Join the Muslim Chaplain, seniors, alumnae, and guests for prayers and food as we break the fast. You may bring your food selection from the dining area to...

Reunion Check-In Closes R1

Classes of 2018, Class of 2010, Class of 2000, Class of 1995, Class of 1980, and 1970 . Willits-Hallowell check-in closes for the loyalty classes.

5/15 9pm
Stargazing at the Observatory with Tom Burbine

The John Payson Williston Observatory is the oldest academic building on campus. Originally built in 1881 and continuously upgraded over the years, it...

Alumnae and Friends Row

Get ready to have fun and row! Alumnae, rowing friends, partners and children are welcome. You will be done in time for the parade lineup.

5/16 6:30am
Class Buffet Breakfast

Join Alumnae from all decades for breakfast in the New Dining Commons

Outdoor Morning Yoga

Join us in the Garden to renew our spirit and prepare our body and mind for a new day. The session is led by Jessica Carey. (Rain location is Kendade Atrium)

5/16 6:30am
Breakfast Round Table Discussions

Small table discussions moderated by alumnae.

Tour of the Trees around Campus

One of the most alluring aspects of campus are the trees that envelop the campus in an ever-changing mantle. Join Botanic Garden director and curator Tom...

5/16 7am
Reunion Check-In R1

Classes of 2018, Class of 2010, Class of 2000, Class of 1995, Class of 1980, and 1970 .

Parade Line-Up

Please begin lining up no later than 8:45 a.m. and don't forget your white clothes! Parade will take place rain or shine. Clear ponchos will be provided in...

Flowers in the Talcott Greenhouse

Plants from the gardens and greenhouse are available, with proceeds to benefit the Botanic Garden.

Laurel Parade

The Laurel Parade, which marks the transition from MHC student to alumna, is one of the College’s most moving rituals. It traces back to 1900, when...

Laurel Chain Ceremony

Seniors weave the laurel around Mary Lyons Grave and sing Bread & Roses, marking the transition from Mount Holyoke student to Mount Holyoke alumna.

5/16 9:45am
Alumnae Association Annual Meeting

In celebration of 147 years of tradition and success, Mount Holyoke College alumnae, graduating seniors and guests gather to honor the past and welcome the...

Activities on the Green During the Old-Fashioned Community Picnic

During the Old-Fashioned Community Picnic on Skinner Green, stop by to get your face painted, get a tattoo or visit one of the clowns making balloon animals....

Joseph Allen Skinner Museum Hours

The museum features more than 7,000 objects representing a lifetime of collecting by local industrialist and philanthropist Joseph Allen Skinner (1867–1946)....

Old-Fashioned Community Picnic

For alumnae, seniors, families and guests. Preregistration required.

Mount Holyoke Athletics

Old and new athletic gear at great prices! Take a piece of MHC home with you!

Japanese Garden & Tea House Tour

On the top floor of Eliot House sits Wa-shin-an, a traditional Japanese meditation garden and tea house, built in 1984 through the generosity of alumnae and...

5/16 1pm
Gallery Highlights Tour of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Join Florence Finch Abbott Director, Tricia Paik, and other members of the museum's curatorial staff for a behind-the-scenes look at special exhibitions and...

Dance Department Commencement Concert

Senior dance majors and minors perform original choreography. Reception to follow in Streeter Lounge.

Department At-Homes

Welcome home! Come visit the current faculty in academic departments and connect with old friends. See the full list for specific times and locations for...

Lyon's Pride Reception R1

For LGBTQ alumnae and guests.

Rowing Team Gathering

Alumnae rowers and friends of MHC rowing are invited to reconnect and hear about what is new with MHC's rowing program.

Tour of Library and Information and Technology Services

Tours will begin in the Library Atrium and will finish within the hour.

5/16 2pm
Art Museum Open House R1

Visit the museum to see current special exhibitions and the diverse permanent collection. Enjoy refreshments and conversation with museum staff.

Alumnae Award Celebratory Reception

All Alumnae award winner gather for a celebratory reception

Alumnae Women of Color Reception R1

For alumnae, seniors, and guests.

Baccalaureate Mass

Join Sr. Annette McDermott, Catholic chaplain to the college, for this afternoon's mass.

Saturday Dinners for All Classes

Join classmates for dinner.

Canoe Sing

This glowing, ethereal nighttime celebration on Lower Lake dates back to 1911. Twelve canoes of seniors navigate the water, illuminated by paper lanterns, in...

Mount Holyoke College Alumnae

All classes enjoy breakfast in the Dining Commons.

5/17 7am
Mount Holyoke College Alumnae

If you are elected as an officer at your class meeting for the 2020-2025 term, this is an opportunity to learn about your role over the next five years. You...

Commencement

The College’s 183rd commencement ceremony. Tickets are required for reserved Kendall Field House seating. Closed-circuit telecast to Hooker Auditorium (open...

Willits-Hallowell Checkout

For any alumnae and guests staying at Willits-Hallowell. Registration wallet must be turned in by 11 a.m. at the front desk.

Checkout-Dorm Room

Please check out of your room and dorm by noon. Leave your registration wallet (including dorm access OneCard(s) and room key(s) with name/dorm...

5/17 12pm