Frequently Asked Questions
Reunion is the largest Bowdoin alumni event held each year. Every Bowdoin class gathers on campus at five-year anniversaries of graduation. Reunions are about reconnecting and reminiscing. About 1,800 alumni, spouses, friends, and children attend each year.
Thursday, May 28 – Sunday, May 31
Registration packets will be mailed in March 2020. Online registration will also be available in March 2020.
The per-adult fee varies by class. Children (ages 17 and younger) are free! Once arriving on campus for Reunion, it is an all-inclusive weekend and there are not additional fees assessed to participate in individual activities. Fees help cover the costs of Reunion expenses such as food, beverages, and rented tables, chairs, and tents. Some class-specific and special events may require an additional registration fee.
If cancellation of a Reunion reservation or on-campus room is necessary, individuals will be reimbursed in full only for cancellations made prior to Thursday, May 14. Due to planning commitments we make with off-campus vendors and other partners, we regret that we cannot offer refunds for cancellations received after this date.
Absolutely! We encourage returning alumni to bring their entire families. All activities and programs are open to anyone who is on campus for the weekend.
Once registration materials are mailed, the Office of Alumni Relations will regularly post and update a list of attendees on the Class Pages.
Yes, alumni who are not part of an official reunion class but who would like to attend are welcome to do so. Off-year alumni should register for the reunion of the class closest to their own class year.