Reunion & Commencement 2015

Mark your calendar for Reunion & Commencement 2015, May 21-24!


  • Classes ending in “0” and “5” will celebrate their Reunions, and the Class of 2015 will become Wesleyan’s 183rd graduating class.
  • Wesleyan’s renowned WESeminar program will feature alumni, parents, students, and faculty.
  • Academic Departments will hold their annual open houses for graduating seniors, alumni, and families.

Reunion Committee Volunteers

Are you interested in being a part of your class’ Reunion Committee? This involves brainstorming and proposing ideas for your class fundraising efforts, WESeminar speakers, faculty guests, entertainment, while encouraging other classmates to attend your Reunion celebration. If you would like to join the committee or if you have any questions please contact your staff class liaison.

Preliminary Schedule

A preliminary schedule and registration form will be available online in March 2015. In the meantime, here are some highlights (subject to change):

Tuesday, May 19—Wednesday, May 20 

  • Senior Class of 2015 activities

Thursday, May 21    

  • 50th Reunion Class events
  • Senior Class event

Friday, May 22  

  • Breakfast
  • WESeminars all day
  • All-campus lunch
  • Camp Cardinal for kids
  • Campus tours
  • Senior films
  • President’s reception for donors
  • Champagne reception for seniors and their families
  • President’s dinner in honor of the 50th Reunion Class
  • Welcome receptions for Reunion classes
  • All-College dinner
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Stargazing at Van Vleck Observatory
  • Senior Class event

Saturday, May 23

  • Breakfast
  • WESeniors (Classes of 1932-1964) lunch
  • WESeminars all day
  • Open houses hosted by academic departments and programs
  • Camp Cardinal for kids
  • Sports programs
  • Annual family parade
  • Wesleyan Assembly and Annual Meeting
  • Picnic and festival on Foss Hill
  • Grandparents Reception
  • Senior films
  • Phi Beta Kappa Ceremony
  • Senior Voices (Baccalaureate)
  • Reunion Class receptions and dinners
  • All-College Sing on the steps of North College
  • Live music and entertainment

Sunday, May 24  

  • Breakfast
  • 183rd Commencement Ceremony, 11 a.m.
  • All-Campus reception in honor of the graduates

Wesleyan welcomes your ideas for events, seminars, and entertainment; send suggestions to or call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at (860) 685-2116.