July 20, 2017

5th Year Reunion Schedule

This is the tentative schedule for our 5th Reunion weekend:

Thursday, May 24

9:45 AM

367th Commencement: The Morning Exercises*

Tercentenary Theatre
The Morning Exercises consist of orations, anthems, and the conferring of degrees on all
graduates. Diplomas are received at ceremonies at the Houses and at individual Schools.
Seating for the Morning Exercises is limited. Tickets are required for entry to Harvard Yard
and are limited to one per alumnus or alumna. Guests may view a simulcast of the program
in the Science Center.

11:30 AM–1:45 PM

Alumni Spread Luncheon*

Old Yard

2:30–4:15 PM

Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association: The Afternoon Program*

Tercentenary Theatre

The program includes remarks by the president of the Harvard Alumni Association, Drew
Gilpin Faust, president and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University, and the
Commencement speaker.


Reunion Headquarters Opens

Location TBD

7:00–10:00 PM

Informal Gathering

Cambridge Queen’s Head
Join members of the Class for an informal gathering with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Friday, May 25


Reunion Headquarters

Location TBD

10:30 AM

Radcliffe Day Activities

Tickets are limited and required. More information about the day’s events and the live webcast is online at radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/radcliffe-day-2018.

10:30–11:45 AM

Multi-Reunion Program: “Harvard Today: A Faculty Forum”

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall
Join fellow reunioning Harvard and Radcliffe College alumni for a series of TED-style
talks by prominent Harvard faculty members. These leading scholars will explore
current on-campus advances in teaching and learning.

NOON–1:30 PM

Lunch in Annenberg

Annenberg Hall
Flash back to HUDS’ finest and lingering lunches with friends during your only chance to dine in Annenberg at Reunion.

3:00–4:00 PM

A Conversation with President Faust

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall
A discussion with Drew Gilpin Faust, president and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard

7:00–10:00 PM

Yardfest Kickoff Party

Harvard Yard
Join the Class of 2013 for a delicious dinner buffet, open bar, and music. The Yard will be all ours for reconnecting, mingling, dancing, and having a great time. Dress code is casual.


Informal 5th Reunion After Party

Location TBD

Saturday, May 26


Reunion Headquarters

Location TBD

11:00 AM–NOON

Open time for programming

Location TBD

NOON–2:30 PM

Field Day Lunch

House Dining Hall and Courtyard
Soak up the sun and a plate of barbecue with a side of field games. Vegetarian options available.

3:00–5:00 PM

Affinity Group Mini-Reunions

Various locations, see SIG and mini-reunion schedules for event details

7:00 PM–1:00 AM

Saturday Soirée

Science Center Tent on the Plaza
Join classmates for a night under the stars. Dance the night away and cool off with a drink from the open bar. Heavy appetizers and dessert provided.

Sunday, May 27


Checkout—Reunion Headquarters

Location TBD
You must be checked out of University housing by noon. Please return your keys and access cards in the envelope provided.

9:30–10:00 AM

Memorial Service

Quad House JCR
Honor members of the Class of 2013 who have passed away in an informal service of memory and celebration.

10:00 AM–NOON

Farewell Brunch

Quad House Dining Hall
Toast the close of Reunion with brunch and bubbly, featuring “Veritaffles,” hangover chicken, and mimosas.

*Tickets required or preregistration was required.