MAY 31 to JUNE 1, 2019

Whether you are able to join us for the whole weekend of festivities or attend just one or two of our many exciting events, we look forward to welcoming you back to campus for Alumni/ae Weekend, May 31-June 1, 2019! Come reconnect with longtime friends, make new ones, and witness how the campus has changed while embracing our rich heritage.

Reminisce and celebrate!

If you would like to serve on your class' Reunion Committee, please email Katey Varanelli, Director of Alumni/ae Engagement, at

Friday, May 31

1:30 PM
Docent-Led Tour of the Yale Art Gallery
RSVP requested, space limited

5:30–7:00 PM
Alumni/ae Weekend Welcome Reception
Swensen House; RSVP requested
Kai Bynum, Head of School, hosts a cocktail reception at his home. All are welcome to attend to kick off the weekend’s festivities.

Reunion Class Gatherings
For more information and to see who’s coming, visit the Reunion Class Information.

Saturday, June 1

9:30 AM
50th Reunion Breakfast for the Classes of 1969 HGS and DPH
Swensen House; RSVP requested

10:30 AM
Sharing Your Legacy: Stories from the Women’s Schools
Upper Heath
Join others from the women’s schools—Day, Prospect Hill, and Day Prospect Hill— for refreshments and an opportunity to share your collective and individual stories through video or audio recordings to be kept in the Hopkins Archives.

11:00 AM
7th Annual Clay Hall Run/Walk Pratt Field
Celebrating Clay’s retirement after 50 years at Hopkins.

11:00 AM
Campus Tours departing from the registration tent, Pratt Field

12:00 PM
Picnic for all Alumni/ae and families
Main Tent; RSVP requested
Enjoy a casual lunch with all returning alumni/ae and their families under the main tent. Children, guests, and non-reunion alumni/ae are all encouraged to attend!

1:30–4:00 PM
Family Activities
Pratt Field
Featuring fresh-popped kettle corn, face painting, balloon animals, and more!

1:30 PM
Alumni/ae Sports
Men’s Baseball  Upper Fields
Men’s Lacrosse  Parr Field
Women’s Softball  Softball Field
Tennis Tennis Courts; free play and pick-up games
Squash Kneisel Squash Center, free play and pick-up games

1:30 PM
Hopkins 360: A Strategic Vision
Thompson Hall Atrium
Hear remarks on Hopkins from Kai Bynum, Head of School. Time for questions will be included.

2:30 PM
Back to Class: 21st Century Democracy with John Roberts & Fran Palmieri ‘79
Thompson Hall Atrium
Relive your days in the classroom with History Faculty and Assistant Head of School John Roberts as he discusses hot topics in 21st Century Democracy, with special guest and 2018–19 Distinguished Alumnus, Fran Palmieri ’79. A reception in Fran’s honor will follow.

3:30 PM
Distinguished Alumnus Reception in honor of Fran Palmieri ‘79
Thompson Hall Atrium

3:30 PM
Reception honoring Gerard Casanova and his Girls’ Soccer Legacy
Weissman Room
Girls’ Soccer players from across the years are invited to celebrate the coaching career of Gerard Casanova as he retires from coaching after 25 years.

3:30 PM
Afternoon Refreshments and Athletes’ Reception
Main Tent
Featuring entertainment by Jim Lawson and the Reunion Band

3:30 PM
Campus Tours departing from the registration tent, Pratt Field

4:00 PM
Hopkins Drama Association Alumni/ae Meetup
Lovell Hall
Catch up with Mike Calderone, Hope Hartup, and fellow HDA alums.

5:00 PM
Diversity and Inclusion Reception
Upper Heath Commons
Hosted by the Hopkins Black Alumni/ae Network and the Hopkins Office of Equity and Community.

6:00–10:00 PM
Cocktails & Reunion Dinner
Main Tent; RSVP requested
Join those in Reunion classes for cocktails and appetizers from 6:00–7:00pm, before enjoying dinner and entertainment. Class Photos will begin at 7:15pm.
$65 per person, $35 per person for the class of 2014.

Hotel Reservations

If you need hotel accommodations during Reunion, we recommend that you make your reservation as soon as possible, as there are a very limited number of rooms in New Haven for the weekend. If your desired hotel in New Haven is sold out, there are plenty in the surrounding area. Though we do not have a specified room block, we recommend the following properties:

Courtyard Marriott New Haven Orange/Milford
136 Marsh Hill Rd, Orange
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Holiday Inn Express Milford
278 Old Gate Lane, Milford
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Hyatt Place Milford/New Haven
278 Old Gate Lane, Milford
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Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven
309 East Main Street, Branford
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