Reunion & Commencement 2014

Thank you alumni, parents and friends and congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Photo gallery

Video

Watch the Commencement Address by Ted Shaw '76, remarks by Michael S. Roth '78, highlights from the weekend and "THIS IS WHY" on Foss Hill. Watch on Youtube.

Social Media

News and event information

News: Binswanger Prize recipients

President Roth announces this year's Binswanger Prize recipients: Petra Bonfert-Taylor, Robert S. Steele, and Zhu Xiaomaio.

News: Phi Beta Kappa inductees

This year’s Phi Beta Kappa inductees have been elected into Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Congratulations!

News: Outstanding Service and Distinguished Alumni recipients

Alumni Association Chair Megan Norris ’83, P’17 announces this year’s Outstanding Service and Distinguished Alumni award recipients. Awards will be presented at the Annual Assembly on Saturday at noon in Memorial Chapel.

The 182nd Commencement Ceremony

Wesleyan’s 182ndCommencement Ceremony will take place, rain or shine, on Sunday, May 25 on Andrus Field. This page has everything you need to know as well as a schedule for the graduating class.

Reunion Classes

Reunion classes this year are: 2009 (5th), 2004 (10th), 1999 (15th), 1994 (20th), 1989 (25th), 1984 (30th), 1979 (35th), 1974 (40th), 1969 (45th), 1964 (50th), 1959 (55th), 1954 (60th), and WESeniors (1936-1963)!

Schedule of Events

A full listing of events and activities taking place throughout Reunion & Commencement Weekend. Also available on the R&C Mobile Site for easy access from your phone.

Mobile Site

The easiest way to view the Reunion & Commencement Weekend schedule on your phone. The mobile site includes a full schedule, and schedules by Class. You can also add an icon to your phone's home screen.

WESeminars

A listing of all WESeminars taking place throughout the weekend. Topics include contemporary ethics, film, autism, WESU, the COE, writing, marijuana laws, multiverse cosmologies, Freudian art, the CPE, sports, architecture, congressional investigations, education, ocean science and more.

Exhibitions

A listing of the exhibits taking place during the weekend. Admission is free to all exhibits.

Registration

All alumni should register at the Usdan University Center. Parents and families of graduating seniors should register if they are attending fee-based events, or to receive a welcome packet and name tags. Open until late!

Weekend Essentials

Everything you need to know to navigate through the weekend—contact info, registration, accessibility, meals, transportation, accommodations, wi-fi access, regalia, photos, finding your friends, Commencement Ceremony, diplomas, and more. Essentials for everyone. Essentials for reunion classes. Essentials for parents and families of the graduates.

Essentials for Reunion Classes

Weekend information for alumni in reunion classes.

Essentials for Families

Weekend information for parents and families of the graduates.

Visitors with Disabilities

Information for visitors with disabilities.

Sustainability

Important information about sustainability efforts during the weekend.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about returning to campus for Reunion & Commencement Weekend.

Accommodations

Information about on- and off-campus accommodations for alumni in reunion classes.

Weekend Fees

Schedule of fees for Reunion & Commencement 2014 including registration, meal ticket, Camp Cardinal, and dorm rooms.

Camp Cardinal

While you attend various activities, your children (ages 5 through 12 years) may enjoy Camp Cardinal, a supervised program created to entertain children during the weekend.

Contact Us

If you have any questions please contact the Reunion & Commencement interns at (860) 685-2802. Parents of graduating seniors should contact the Office of Parent Programs at (860) 685-3756 or parents@wesleyan.edu.

Future Weekends

Note these dates for future Reunion & Commencement Weekends.

Previous R&C Weekends

View photos, watch videos, and find schedule information from previous Reunion & Commencement Weekends.