Below is a tentative listing of events and activities happening during the weekend – please know times and locations are not finalized. Later this spring, a final schedule, including specific times and locations for all events and meals, will be available on this site. A printed version of the final schedule will also be available at the Reunion Welcome Center during Reunion Weekend.

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Information about Campus Exhibitions and Building Hours

Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Reunion Welcome Center Open Thursday, May 29 12:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Main Lounge, Moulton Union
On-Campus Housing Opens Thursday, May 29 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. Residence Halls
Reunion Photo Booth Thursday, May 29 12:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m. David Saul Smith Union
Hike Morse Mountain Thursday, May 29 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Vans depart from campus
Reunion Welcome Dinner Thursday, May 29 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Thorne Dining Hall
Campus-Wide Party with ’80s Cover Band Racer X Thursday, May 29 9:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m. Morrell Lounge, David Saul Smith Union
Reunion Welcome Center Open Friday, May 30 7:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Breakfast Friday, May 30 7:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Moulton Union Dining Hall
Reunion Photo Booth Friday, May 30 7:30 a.m. 1:00 a.m. David Saul Smith Union
Yoga Class Friday, May 30 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. The Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness
Golf Tee Times (Find a game on the Golf Discussion Board) Friday, May 30 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Highland Green Golf Club in Topsham
Reunion Talks including an Off-Campus Trip to the Coastal Studies Center and Discussion with David Carlon, Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the Bowdoin College Marine Laboratory, and Sarah Kingston, Doherty Marine Biology Post Doctoral Scholar; and On-Campus Talk Titled Social Media: Hashtags, Handles, and Hype with Holly Sherburne, Social Media Director Friday, May 30 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Guided Tours of the Bowdoin Campus, Bowdoin’s Projects at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station Property, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Museum, The Robert H. and Blythe Bickel Edwards Center for Art and Dance, Campus Green Tour, and Haunted Bowdoin Tour Friday, May 30 9:00 a.m. 9:30 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Family activities such as Children’s Nature and Art Walk, Reunion Carnival, Open Game Room, and Fun with Physics Friday, May 30 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Old Guard Reception Friday, May 30 10:45 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Chamberlain Hall
Lunch Friday, May 30 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Moulton Union Dining Hall
Old Guard Luncheon Friday, May 30 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Thorne Dining Hall
Back to School Sessions with Stephen Hannock ’74, H’09, artist; Tim Foster, Dean of Student Affairs; Cristle Collins Judd, Dean for Academic Affairs; Katy (Palevsky) Longley ’76, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer; and Paula Volent, Senior Vice President for Investments Friday, May 30 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Open Houses at Bowdoin Career Planning, Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, and Susan Dwight Bliss Room Friday, May 30 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Spend Time at the Climbing Wall or at the Pool Friday, May 30 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. The Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness and Greason Swimming Pool
Reunion Sing with Tony Antolini ’63, director of the Bowdoin Chorus Friday, May 30 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Tillotson Room (formerly Room 101), Gibson Hall
Class Hours Friday, May 30 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Class Receptions and Dinners Friday, May 30 5:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Class Photos Friday, May 30 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Bowdoin Brewfest: A Celebration of Maine Craft Beer and Music by Jerks of Grass Friday, May 30 7:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Morrell Lounge, David Saul Smith Union
Reunion Welcome Center Open Saturday, May 31 7:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Breakfast Saturday, May 31 7:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Moulton Union Dining Hall
Reunion Photo Booth Saturday, May 31 7:30 a.m. 1:00 a.m. David Saul Smith Union
Yoga Class Saturday, May 31 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. The Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness
Fraternity Corporation Meetings Saturday, May 31 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Bowdoin Campus
Alumni Parade Lineup Saturday, May 31 9:50 a.m. 10:00 a.m. In front of Hubbard Hall
Alumni Parade Saturday, May 31 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Bowdoin Campus
Guided Tours of the Bowdoin Campus, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Museum, The Robert H. and Blythe Bickel Edwards Center for Art and Dance, and Bowdoin Chapel Organs Saturday, May 31 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Family activities such as Reunion Carnival, Photos and Story Time with the Polar Bear, Open Game Room, Explore Maine Wildlife with Sparks Ark, Children’s Tour and Activities at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, and Movie Night Saturday, May 31 10:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Reunion Convocation where we’ll celebrate and honor Edwin Lee ’74 (Common Good Award recipient and Keynote Speaker); Richard Bail ’64 (Common Good Award recipient); Mike Poor ’64 (Common Good Award recipient); Tracy Burlock ’81 (Alumni Service Award recipient); and Patricia Pye (Alumni Award for Faculty and Staff recipient) Saturday, May 31 10:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Sidney J. Watson Arena
Campus-Wide Reunion Lunch Saturday, May 31 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Farley Field House
Lunchtime Entertainment with The Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band Saturday, May 31 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Farley Field House
Afternoon on the Quad with The Don Campbell Band Saturday, May 31 1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Main Quad (rain site: Farley Field House)
Open Houses at Susan Dwight Bliss Room and George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives Saturday, May 31 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Reunion Talks including Conversation with Admissions with Scott Meiklejohn, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Saturday, May 31 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Spend Time at the Climbing Wall or at the Pool Saturday, May 31 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. The Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness and Greason Swimming Pool
Back to School Sessions with Barry Mills ’72, President; U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell ’54, H’83; and Geoffrey Canada ’74, H’07, President and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, Inc. Saturday, May 31 1:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Class Hours Saturday, May 31 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Class Receptions and Lobster Bakes Saturday, May 31 5:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Class Photos Saturday, May 31 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Bowdoin Campus
Reunion Piano Bar Saturday, May 31 8:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Chamberlain Hall
Campus-Wide Party with Disco Band Motor Booty Affair Saturday, May 31 9:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m. Morrell Lounge, David Saul Smith Union
Yoga Class Sunday, June 1 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. The Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness
Reunion Welcome Center Open Sunday, June 1 8:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Reunion 5K Fun Run and Q&A with Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79 Sunday, June 1 8:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Main Quad
Jazz Brunch Sunday, June 1 8:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Thorne Dining Hall
Reunion Photo Booth Sunday, June 1 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. David Saul Smith Union
Reunion Memorial Service Sunday, June 1 9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Bowdoin Chapel
Residence Hall Check Out Sunday, June 1 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. Before departing campus, please return your residence hall keys in the baskets at your housing location, at the Jazz Brunch, or at the Reunion Welcome Center.