Reunion Schedule 2019

We are excited to welcome classes ending in "4" and "9" back to campus for Reunion Weekend! Your Reunion is an important milestone that honors your personal connection to Simmons - your education, friendships, and experience.

Contact us if you have any questions.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Check In Open
Pick up your Reunion packet.
Management and Academic Building, lobby

Friday, May 31, 2019

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Bartol Hall

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Check In and Concierge Desk Open
Pick up your Reunion packet.
Management and Academic Building, lobby

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
A student-led tour: reminisce, be inspired.
Group will meet in Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Women in the Visual Arts: Challenges and Changes
Moderated by Dr. Gail Levin, ’69, ’96HD and hosted by the Class of 1969.
Main College Building

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
A student-led tour: reminisce, be inspired.
Group will meet in Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Guided Tour
Private tour with museum docent. Guests are welcome. Advanced reservations required.
Meet in One Palace Road Building at 1:30pm to walk as group.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Reception for Volunteers and Donors
This is an invitation only event.

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
An Evening at Simmons
Family-friendly dinner buffet featuring delicious New England offerings.
Enjoy New England clam chowder, lobster rolls and more!  Advanced reservations required.
Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Lawn games and activities on the Quad
Weather permitting.

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Simmons Night at the Boston Pops
Conductor Keith Lockhart celebrates the music of John Williams.
Guests are welcome. Advanced reservations required. 
Boston Symphony Hall, transportation provided.


Saturday, June 1, 2019

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast in Bartol Hall

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Check In and Concierge
Pick up your Reunion packet. Management and Academic Building, lobby

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.
Service of Remembrance
Please join us for this informal and reflective service to remember community members who are no longer with us. Lead by Bonnie-Jeanne Casey, Simmons Spiritual Life Program Manager, Kotzen Room, Lefavour Hall

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Back@Simmons, Classes for Reunioners (Choose One)
Sciences at Simmons: Toxic Consumables
Learn more about Sciences at Simmons in a course about Toxic Consumables and green chemistry solutions to achieve social and environmental justice taught by Professor of Chemistry, Rich Gurney.

Activism: Then and Now Discussion
Share your experiences and learn more about activism at Simmons and in Boston over the last 50 years. Facilitated by Laura Prieto, Professor of History and Women's and Gender Studies.

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Affinity Group Meetings
Connect with peers and celebrate shared Simmons interests and reconnecting.
Groups and locations to be listed in your Reunion packet.
Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

11:30 a.m – 12:45 p.m.
"State of the University"
President Helen Drinan ‘75LS, ‘78SM provides an update on University initiatives and welcomes Katie Conboy, Provost and Senior Vice President of Simmons and the academic Deans to the discussion.
Main College Building

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Reunion Recognition Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
Hosted by the Simmons Alumnae/i Association. Includes Alumnae Awards Ceremony and Class of 1969 Daisy Chain procession.
Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, Main College Building

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Reunion Class Meetings
Enjoy reconnecting with classmates and discussing class business.
Main College Building

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
A student led tour. A great opportunity for family, friends and guests to tour Simmons while Reunion class members attend their class meeting.
Meet in Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Reunion Class Events
Join your classmates for festive class events. Guests welcome. Advanced reservations required. Various on- and off-campus locations. Please consult your Reunion packet for details and location.


Sunday, June 2, 2019

7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Farewell Brunch
A casual buffet-style brunch held on the Residence Campus in Bartol Hall.

8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Residential Halls Check-Out
All guests must depart the residential hall buildings.

8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Check-Out
Bartol Hall