Celebrate Reunion 2024!

The Alumnae Association warmly welcomes the classes ending in 4s and 9s back to campus for Reunion 2024. Whether you are looking to stay busy with activities throughout the entire weekend, or wish to relax and reminisce with friends, Reunion Weekend is yours to enjoy. Explore the schedule below to find class-specific events and traditional Reunion experiences, including the Laurel Parade, the Alumnae Association Annual Meeting and Back-to-Class sessions.


We will be continuing to update the Reunion schedule throughout the registration period.

Thursday Reunion Check-in

Thu, May 16, 2024 12pm to 8pm

Classes of 2022, 2014, 2004, 1999, 1984 and 1974 check-in at the New York Room in Mary Woolley Hall. Class of 1964 check-in at Mead Hall. Check in for Loyalty classes of 1954, 1949 and 1944...

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Welcome New Alum Ceremony

Thu, May 16, 2024 3:30pm to 4pm

The Alumnae Association and the 50th reunion class welcome graduating seniors into the worldwide alum community. During the ceremony, the 50th class presents the graduating class with scarves in...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Reception Honoring the Senior Class of 2024

Thu, May 16, 2024 3:45pm to 5pm

Following the Welcome New Alum Ceremony we invite you to join us on the front lawn of Mary Woolley hall to celebrate the class of 2024. Rain location: Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall

Mary Woolley Hall, Front Lawn

Friday Buffet Breakfast

Fri, May 17, 2024 7am to 9am

Join alums from all decades for breakfast in the Community Center Dining Commons.

Community Center, Dining Commons

Friday Reunion Check-in

Fri, May 17, 2024 9am to 9pm

Classes of 2022, 2014, 2004, 1999, 1984 and 1974 check-in at the New York Room in Mary Woolley Hall. Class of 1964 check-in at Mead Hall. Check in for Loyalty classes of 1954, 1949 and 1944...

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Friday Community Lunch

Fri, May 17, 2024 11:30am to 1pm

Join alums from all decades for lunch in the Community Center Dining Commons.

Community Center, Dining Commons

Jumma Lunch for Seniors

Fri, May 17, 2024 12pm to 1:30pm

A special lunch and social space for seniors and their guests. Alums welcome! Jumma Prayer will be conducted around 1 pm by the Muslim Chaplain.

Eliot House, Lounge

Back-to-Class Program: Session I

Fri, May 17, 2024 1pm to 1:45pm

A stimulating series of lectures and discussions. Classes are led by Mount Holyoke faculty and staff. Open to all alums, students and guests.

Coming soon

Campus Tours and Admission Office Open Hours

Fri, May 17, 2024 1pm to 4pm

Take a campus walking tour with student tour guides. Departing from the Office of Admission at 1 pm and 2:30 pm. Tours last approximately 75 minutes, and no registration is necessary to...

Office of Admission, Harriet Newhall Center

Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab (Friday)

Fri, May 17, 2024 1pm to 4pm

Explore the Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab. Drop-in hours and tour times are as follows. Drop-in hours: 1-4 pm Tour Times: 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab

The Sycamores Open House

Fri, May 17, 2024 2pm to 5pm

Visit and discover the former Mount Holyoke dorm with a special exhibit of dorm rooms as the may have appeared in the 1930s, 40s, 50s and 60s.

28 Woodbridge St, South Hadley, MA 01075

Blessing and Sending

Fri, May 17, 2024 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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 send-off as they commence their new...

Mary Lyon Garden / Abbey Memorial Chapel

Alum Choral Rehearsal

Fri, May 17, 2024 4pm to 5pm

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 sung as part of the Commencement Concert...

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Back-to-Class Program: Session II

Fri, May 17, 2024 4pm to 4:45pm

A stimulating series of lectures and discussions. Classes are led by Mount Holyoke faculty and staff. Open to all alums, students and guests.

Coming soon

Native Plants & Pollinators

Fri, May 17, 2024 4pm to 5pm

Connect with nature on a guided walk led by Alison Costello, Botanic Garden Horticulturist, during which she'll focus on many native and pollinator plants in the Botanic Garden's outdoor gardens....

Talcott Greenhouse

free

Rest, Reflect and Rejuvenate

Fri, May 17, 2024 4pm to 5pm

Please join Ju Hong, director of the Be Well program at Mount Holyoke, in this carved out time to rest, reflect and rejuvenate your spirit in this one hour workshop. Meditation can help reduce...

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Yoga Studio 2

Friday Community Dinner

Fri, May 17, 2024 5pm to 8:30pm

Join alums from all decades for dinner in the Community Center Dining Commons.

Community Center, Dining Commons

Commencement Concert

Fri, May 17, 2024 8pm to 9pm

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

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Stargazing at the Observatory

Fri, May 17, 2024 9pm to 10pm

The John Payson Williston Observatory is the oldest academic building on campus. Originally built in 1881 and continuously upgraded over the years, it remains a state-of-the-art facility. Join Tom...

John Payson Williston Observatory

Alum and Friends Row

Sat, May 18, 2024 6:30am to 7:30am

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

Mount Holyoke Community Boathouse, 240 Ferry St, South Hadley, MA 01075

Saturday Buffet Breakfast

Sat, May 18, 2024 6:30am to 9am

Join alums from all decades for breakfast in the Community Center Dining Commons.

Community Center, Dining Commons

Campus Tree Tour

Sat, May 18, 2024 7am to 8am

One of the most alluring aspects of campus is the trees that envelop the gardens and grounds in an ever-changing mantle. Join Botanic Garden Director & Curator Tom Clark for a walking tour, during...

Talcott Greenhouse

Saturday Reunion Check-in

Sat, May 18, 2024 8am to 12pm

Classes of 2022, 2014, 2004, 1999, 1984 and 1974 check-in at the New York Room in Mary Woolley Hall. Class of 1964 check-in at Mead Hall. Check in for Loyalty classes of 1954, 1949 and 1944...

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Parade Lineup

Sat, May 18, 2024 8:30am to 8:45am

Please begin lining up no later than 8:45 am and don’t forget your white clothes! Parade will take place rain or shine — clear ponchos will be provided in case of rain. Marchers not wishing to walk...

Woolley Circle

Laurel Parade

Sat, May 18, 2024 9am to 9:45am

Join us for this beloved annual tradition! Kicking off at 9 am, Loyalty class members will lead all returning alums to Mary Lyon's grave for the Laurel Chain Ceremony to welcome the newest members...

Woolley Circle

Laurel Chain Ceremony

Sat, May 18, 2024 9:45am to 10am

Seniors weave laurel around Mary Lyon's Grave and sing "Bread and Roses," marking the transition from Mount Holyoke student to Mount Holyoke alum.

Mary Lyon's Grave

152nd Alumnae Association Annual Meeting

Sat, May 18, 2024 10:15am to 11:30am

In celebration of 152 years of tradition and success, Mount Holyoke College alums, graduating seniors and guests gather to honor the past and welcome the future.

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Kendall Athletics Tag Sale

Sat, May 18, 2024 12pm to 3pm

New and used athletic uniforms, practice gear, and sideline gear at great prices. Take a piece of MHC athletics home with you! Cash or check only.

Kendall Sports and Dance Complex, Gymnasium

Botanical Cyanotypes

Sat, May 18, 2024 1pm to 2pm

Join the Botanic Garden Greenhouse Supervisor Jessie Blum to create one-of-a-kind botanical sun prints using light sensitive paper! You provide the creativity, we’ll supply everything else...

Talcott Greenhouse

free

Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab (Saturday)

Sat, May 18, 2024 1pm to 4pm

Explore the Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab. Drop-in hours and tour times are as follows. Drop-in hours: 1-4 pm Tour Times: 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Fimbel Maker & Innovation Lab

Dance Department Commencement Concert

Sat, May 18, 2024 2pm to 3pm

Senior dance majors and minors perform original choreography in a celebration of their accomplishments in dance during their time at MHC. Reception to follow in Streeter Lounge.

Kendall Sports and Dance Complex, Studio Theatre

Department At-Homes

Sat, May 18, 2024 2pm to 4:30pm

Reconnect with your former professors and visit department offices.

Making the Green Heart of Campus Greener!

Sat, May 18, 2024 2pm to 3pm

What could make the Green Heart of Campus greener? As it turns out, plenty! Join Botanic Garden Director & Curator Tom Clark for a tour during which he’ll highlight the many ways in which the...

Talcott Greenhouse

Open House: Cultural Centers

Sat, May 18, 2024 3pm to 5pm

The below Cultural Centers are open to visitors from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday during Reunion. Eliot House The Asian Center for Empowerment (15 Woodbridge Street) The Betty Shabazz Cultural Center (2...

Catholic Baccalaureate Mass

Sat, May 18, 2024 4pm to 5pm

The Baccalaureate Mass is a time where seniors give thanks and reflect on their academic experience at Mount Holyoke College. It is an important spiritual component of the annual commencement...

Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary

Bird Walking Tour

Sun, May 19, 2024 7am to 8:30am

Join Fred Baumgarten, Mount Holyoke staff member and birder, for a walk around the Upper Lake to see and hear the birds arriving for springtime.

Meet at Talcott Greenhouse main entrance

Reunion Check-out

Sun, May 19, 2024 7am to 12pm

Check out by noon. When checking out leave your registration wallet, including dorm access OneCard(s) and room key(s) with name/dorm identification card, with the student staff members (see...

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Sunday Buffet Breakfast

Sun, May 19, 2024 7am to 10am

Join alums from all decades for breakfast in the Community Center Dining Commons.

Community Center, Dining Commons

Botanic Garden Tour

Sun, May 19, 2024 8:30am to 9:30am

The Botanic Garden’s outdoor gardens are amongst the most beautiful and intimate on campus. From towering trees to native woodland gems, the various gardens display a botanical richness that rivals...

Talcott Greenhouse

Commencement for the Class of 2024

Sun, May 19, 2024 10:30am

The College’s 187th commencement ceremony. Tickets are required for seating and are limited to seniors and their families. Details on ticket distribution will be shared as they are available. The...

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