Schedule of Events

Reunion Weekend is so much more than just your class reunion party.  Check out our great line-up of faculty presentations, alumni speakers and panels, alumni affinity gatherings and more!


Click on the individual days below to see what we have planned for you! 


*All times and locations are subject to change.

Jumbo statue among spring bloom

May 17-19, 2024 (30th - 70th Reunions)

  • Friday, May 17, 2024

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    9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Registration 
    (Alumnae Hall, Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave.)

    9:00 am - 10:15 am: Tour of Science & Engineering Complex (SEC) and Joyce Cummings Center (Tour will begin at SEC, meet at the patio facing Dearborn Road)

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Jumbo Generations: A Photographic History of Student Life at Tufts
    (self-guided exhibit)
    (East Hall, 6 The Green)
    Enter at main entrance facing Academic Quad. Exhibit is located on first and ground floors.
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    10:30 am - 11:45 pm: Faculty Spotlight - "Quo Vadis AI? Contemplating the Prospect of Truly Intelligent Artificial Agents
    Presented by Matthias Scheutz, Professor, Computer Science, Karol Family Applied Technology Professorship, Computer Science 
    (Pearson Chemistry Building Room 104 – 62 Talbot Avenue)

    11:00 am-12:00 pm: Class of 1959, 65th Class Gathering 
    (Dewick Conference Room - 25 Latin Way) 

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: 55th Plus Reunion Luncheon 
    (Dewick McPhie Dining Center - 25 Latin Way)

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Meditation and Tea with the Buddhist Chaplaincy 
    (Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop Street)

    1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Muslim Friday Prayer Service (Jummah) and Lunch

    hosted by the Muslim Chaplaincy 
    (Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St.) 

    To RSVP, please call 617-627-3427

    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm: Tour of Science & Engineering Complex (SEC) and Joyce Cummings Center (Tour will begin at SEC, meet at the patio facing Dearborn Road)

    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm: Alumni Presentation - "A Photo History of the Buildings of Tufts University from 1852 to Today
    Presented by Dan Valentine, E93, EG95 
    (Pearson Chemistry Building Room 104 – 62 Talbot Avenue)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Faculty Spotlight - "The Power of Demography: How Populations Make and Break States" 
    Presented by Monica Duffy Toft, Professor of International Politics, Director, Center for Strategic Studies, Academic Dean 
    (Barnum Hall 008 - 163 Packard Avenue – enter from Bowen Gate path between Branum Hall and Gifford House)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    2:30 pm - 3:45 pm: Campus Art Tour guided by Dina Deitsch, Director and Chief Curator, Tufts University Art Galleries (meet in the lobby of the Joyce Cummings Center)

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Chaplaincy Open House 
    (Goddard Chapel) 

    Stop by Historic Goddard for light refreshments and a warm welcome. Come learn about our multifaith chaplaincy, including Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, Humanist, Jewish, Muslim, and Protestant communities, as well as our vibrant arts and educational programming. Self-guided chapel tours will be available, and University Chaplaincy staff will be on site to answer questions.
     

    3:15 pm - 4:00pm: Tour of Tisch Fitness Center & Athletics Facilities 
    (meet in the Lobby of Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center, 161 College Ave.)

    4:30 pm – 7:00pm: Senior Reception/Black Graduation/Stole Ceremony  
    (Granoff Music Center – Distler Hall - 20 Talbot Avenue)

    5:00 pm: Hillel Open House 
    (Granoff Family Hillel Center, 220 Packard Ave) 

    6:30 pm: Hillel Student-led Services
    (Granoff Family Hillel Center, 220 Packard Ave) 

    7:15 pm: Shabbat Dinner 
    *Please contact Tufts Hillel to RSVP
    (Granoff Family Hillel Center, 220 Packard Ave)

    Tufts Night at Pops

    Attire: Business/Business Casual

    This year's theme will be the music of George Gershwin.

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Pre-Pops Dinner (Ticket Required) 
    (Dewick MacPhie Dining Center - 25 Latin Way)

    6:15 - 6:30 pm: Buses to Tufts Night at Pops Performance with return post concert. (buses pick up at the corner of Talbot Ave. and Latin Way, Ticket Required)

    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: 122nd Tufts Night at Pops Concert 
    (Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA, Ticket Required)

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    *Schedule is Subject to Change*

  • Saturday, May 18, 2024

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    8:30 am - 5:00 pm: Registration
    (Alumnae Hall, Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave.)

    8:30 am - 10:30 am: Class of 1969 - Coffee and Conversations 
    (Braker Hall, Room 226 - 8 Upper Campus Road)

    9:30 am – 11:30 am: Class of 1964 – 60th Reunion class meeting  
    (Braker Hall, Room 113 – 8 Upper Campus Road)

    9:30 am – 11:00 am: Class of 1974 - Coffee and Conversation 
    (Olin Center – 180 Packard Ave)

    9:30 am: - Tufts Mountain Club/Tufts Wilderness Orientation Day Hike in the Fellsway

    (Meet at the Middlesex Fellsway Parking Area near Bellevue Pond)

    Hike the Southern Middlesex Fells Loop starting toward Wright's Tower.  This moderate hike is about 3.1 miles and should take about 1 hour and 15 minutes.  There are many options to turn back early.  To RSVP please contact Sean McCloy at hikingdoc3@gmail.com

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Jumbo Generations: A Photographic History of Student Life at Tufts
    (self-guided exhibit)
    (East Hall, 6 The Green(
    Enter at main entrance facing Academic Quad. Exhibit is located on first and ground floors.
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    10:30 am: Hillel Student-led Shabbat morning services
    (Granoff Family Hillel Center, 220 Packard Ave) 

    10:30 am - 11:45 am: Faculty Spotlight - "Allies and Frenemies: Understanding the Context and Consequences of U.S. Alliances
    Presented by: Jeffrey Taliaferro, Professor, Political Science, Arts and Sciences, Lecturer
    (Pearson Chemistry Building Room 104 - – 62 Talbot Avenue)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    10:30 am - 11:45 am: Alumni Presentation - "A Discussion with Lee Gelernt, A84, Civil Rights Attorney for the ACLU
    Presented by Lee Gelernt A84
    (Barnum Hall 008 - 163 Packard Avenue – enter from Bowen Gate path between Branum Hall and Gifford House)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    10:30 am - 11:45 am: Tour of Science & Engineering Complex (SEC) and Joyce Cummings Center (Tour will begin at SEC, meet at the patio facing Dearborn Road)

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Alumni Picnic 
    (Class of 1964 - 60th Reunion Gathering will be held at the the Alumni Picnic)
    (Residential Quad)

    12:15 pm:  Shabbat Buffet Lunch 
    (Granoff Family Hillel Center, 220 Packard Ave)

    1:00 pm: ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
    (Goddard Chapel)

    1:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Faculty Spotlight - "Innovations for Healthy Aging
    Presented by David Kaplan, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Distinguished Professor, Stern Family Professor of Engineering
    (Pearson Chemistry Building Room 104)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    1:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Alumni Presentation - "Alumni Entrepreneur Panel"
    (Barnum Hall 008 - Room 008 - 163 Packard Avenue – enter from Bowen Gate path between Branum Hall and Gifford House)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Tour of Tisch Fitness Center & Athletics Facilities (meet in the Lobby of Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center, 161 College Ave.) 

    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Identity Center Gathering 
    (LatinX Center, 226 College Avenue, First Floor)

    Join us to celebrate the identity-based centers on campus, learn about their history, connect with fellow Jumbos, and enjoy light refreshments!

    Africana Center 
    Asian American Center 
    FIRST Center 
    Indigenous Center 
    Latinx Center 
    LGBT Center

    2:45 pm – 4:30pm: Newman Center Alumni Meet and Greet 
    (Braker Hall, Room 118 - 8 Upper Campus Road)

    3:00 pm-5:00 pm: Baccalaureate Service 
    Address by President Sunil Kumar to the Class of 2024  
    (Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center - 161 College Avenue) 

    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Alumni Affinity Gatherings

    BSOT Alumni Gathering 
    (Collaborative Learning and Innovation Center (CLIC) Room 216  574 Boston Ave.)

    Drama/Dance/Tufts in London/Torn Ticket Alumni Gathering
    (Granoff Music Building, Room M075 - 20 Talbot Avenue)

    Tufts Wilderness Orientation/Mountain Club Alumni Gathering 
    (Braker Hall, Room 223 – 8 Upper Campus Road)

    Vannevar Bush Computation Center (TUCC) Alumni Gathering 
    (Braker Hall, Room 222 – 8 Upper Campus Road)

    4:00pm – 6:00pm: Hindu Chaplaincy Open House
    hosted by the Tufts Hindu Chaplaincy 
    (Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St.)

    5:00 pm: Tufts Chaplaincy - Catholic Mass
    (Goddard Chapel)

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Reunion Class Parties (For more detail please visit your class page)

    Class of 1994, 30th Reunion - Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) 
    (200 College Avenue)

    Class of 1989, 35th Reunion - Sunny Breed Memorial Hall 
    (51 Winthrop St)

    Class of 1984, 40th Reunion - Mayer Campus Center
    (44 Professors Row)

    Class of 1979, 45th Reunion - Dewick-MacPhie Dining Complex
    (25 Latin Way)

    Class of 1974, 50th Reunion - Joyce Cumming Center 
    (177 College Avenue)

    Class of 1969, 55th Reunion - Collaborative Learning and Innovation Center (CLIC)
    (574 Boston Avenue)

     

    10:30 pm - Illumination Ceremony (President's Lawn, the procession begins at Mayer Campus Center, 44 Professors Row)
     

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    *Schedule is Subject to Change*

  • Sunday, May 19, 2024

    8:30 am: 50th Reunion Commencement Procession (meet at Goddard Chapel)

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    *Schedule is Subject to Change*

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May 31 - June 2, 2024 (1st - 25th Reunions)

  • Friday, May 31, 2024

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    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm:  Registration 
    (Joyce Cummings Center Atrium, 177 College Ave)

    3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Admissions Tour - Meet in lobby of Bendetson Hall,
    (2 The Green)

    3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Jumbo Office Hours  (Department Open House) Combined location for Departments 
    (Joyce Cummings Ballroom, 177 College Ave) 

    1. Psychology 
    2. International Relations 
    3. Child Study & Human Development
    4. Biology 
    5. History 
    6. Political Science
    7. Economics 

    4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Tour of Tisch Fitness Center & Athletics - Meet in lobby of Steve Tisch Sports & Fitness Center 
    (161 College Avenue Facilities) 

    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Buddhist Mindfulness Sangha Alumni Gathering 
    (Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St.)

    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Friday Night Welcome Dinner 20th and 25th Reunions 
    (Ticket Required) 
    (Joyce Cummings Center - 177 College Avenue)
     
    7:15 pm: Buses depart for Lucky Strike and Night Shift (Ticket Required)

    8:00 pm – 10:00 pm: An Evening at Lucky Strike -Assembly Row 10th and 15th Reunions
    (325 Revolution Drive #1128 - Somerville) 
    (Ticket Required) 

    8:00 pm – 11:00 pm: An Evening at Nightshift Brewery (Everett) 1st and 5th Reunions 
    (87 Santilli Highway - Everett)
    (Ticket Required) 


    *Schedule is Subject to Change*

  • Saturday, June 1, 2024

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    9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Registration 
    (Joyce Cummings Center Atrium, 177 College Ave)

    9:30 am – 10:30 am: Admissions Tour - Meet in lobby of Bendetson Hall
    (2 The Green)

    10:30 am - 11:30 am: Faculty Spotlight - "Life, Connected: Raising a Media Savvy Child in the Age of TikTok, Instagram and Online Experiences
    Presented by Julie Dobrow, Lecturer, Eliot-Pearson Dept. of Child Study & Human Development
    (Joyce Cummings Center Ballroom – 177 College Avenue)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    10:30 am-12:00 pm: Jumbo Gratitude Reception - by special invitation (Science and Engineering Complex(SEC)) 
    (200 College Avenue) 

    10:30 am - 11:30 am:  Let’s Go On a Pollinator Safari! With Tufts Pollinator Initiative 
    Meet on the patio between Semolina and CLIC - weather permitting
    Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC)
    (574 Boston Ave) 

    11:00 am-12:15 pm: Faculty Spotlight - "Election 2024: The Youth Vote & What’s at Stake
    Presented by Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Newhouse Director of CIRCLE
    (Joyce Cummings Center Room 270 - 177 College Avenue)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: BBQ Lunch 
    (Presidents Lawn)

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Athletics Alumni Gathering 
    (Fletcher Field - corner of Curtis Street and Professors Row) 

    1:30 - 2:30 pm: Identity Based Gathering
    (LatinX Center)

    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm: Alumni Entrepreneur Panel (Barnum Hall - Room 008 – 163 Packard Avenue  Enter from Bown Gate path between Barnum Hall and Gifford House))
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Homecoming: A Celebration of Our Music, Our Traditions, and Our Customs
    (Granoff Music Center, Room M075 & Capen House)

    Hosted by Third Day Gospel Choir and Tufts Black Alumni Association, with Connell Cloyd A'03 serving as Master of Ceremonies!

    Description: Come reminisce and celebrate the unique aspects of your time at Tufts. The event will start with a dedication to music, featuring a gathering for alumni of the Third Day Gospel Choir with special guest, former director, Professor Idella Johnson, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at the Granoff Music Center – Fisher Performance Room (M075). This will be followed by a cultural celebration at the Africana Center (Capen House) from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. This will be a celebration of traditions and customs with more music, games, food & drinks, and a special mural reveal!

    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: CEEO Kids Robotics Workshop 
    (Joyce Cummings Center, 177 College Ave, Room 260)

    3:00 pm: Chaplaincy Open House 
    (Goddard Chapel)

    3:00 pm-5:00 pm:  Lawn games and activities 
    (Fletcher Field - corner of Curtis Street and Professors Row) 

    3:15 pm - 4:30 pm: Faculty Spotlight - "Two Studios, Two World Views: Disney and Ghibli
    Presented by Susan Napier, Professor, International Literary and Cultural Studies, Goldthwaite Professor of Rhetoric, International Literary and Cultural Studies
    (Joyce Cummings Center Room 270 - 177 College Avenue)
    *See Discussions and Discoveries for more information

    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm:  Let’s Go On a Pollinator Safari! With Tufts Pollinator Initiative 
    Meet on the patio between Semolina and CLIC - weather permitting
    (Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC) 574 Boston Ave) 

    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm:  Alumni Affinity Gatherings 

    • Hillel Alumni Gathering - (See Reunion Weekend registration staff for location)
    • International Center Alumni Gathering with special guest, former director, Jane Etish Andrews (Tisch Library Lobby – 35 Professors Row)
    • Ski Team Alumni Gathering (Braker Hall, Room 113 - 8 Upper Campus Road)
    • Tisch Alumni Gathering (Barnum Hall Lobby - 163 Packard Avenue)
    • Tufts Daily Alumni Gathering (Curtis Hall Multi- Purpose Room - former Brown & Brew space – 474 Boston Avenue  )
       

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Pre-Soiree Gatherings

    • Class of 2023, 1st Reunion (Cabot Center, Hall of Flags – 170 Packard Avenue)
    • Class of 2019, 5th Reunion (Tisch Library Roof -35 Professors Row – rain location: SEC-200 College Avenue)
    • Class of 2014, 10th Reunion (Tisch Library Patio, by Main Entrance - 35 Professors Row – rain location: Sunny Breed Hall – 51 Winthrop Street)

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  1st-10th Reunion registration 
    (Carmichael Lounge, 200 Packard Avenue) 

    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Class Reunion Parties

    • Class of 2009, 15th Reunion (Alumnae Lounge – 40 Talbot Avenue))
    • Class of 2004, 20th Reunion (Mayer Campus Center – 44 Professors Row))
    • Class of 1999, 25th Reunion (Joyce Cummings Center - 177 College Avenue))

    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Jumbo Soiree (1st - 10th Reunions)
    (Residential Quad)



    *Schedule is Subject to Change*

  • Sunday, June 2, 2024

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    10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Brunch
    (Dewick-McPhie Dining Center – 25 Latin Way)

     

    *Schedule is Subject to Change*

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