Alumni Weekend 2018

Alumni Weekend is one of the best weekends on the WPI campus! Join your friends and classmates back on the Hill and share some laughs, memories and good cheer. See the schedule below to see what we're planning - and check back often to see what's been added! 

Please Note: This schedule and all event locations are subject to change.

MENUS for Alumni Weekend Events

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018

 
TIME EVENT LOCATION COST
6 - 7:30 pm Donor Societies Reception
Invitation only. Hear from Stephen Flavin, WPI's Vice President of Academic and Corporate Engagement, and see WPI's new location in Boston. Transportation between campus and WPI Seaport will be provided. More information will be provided with the formal event invitation.
WPI Seaport
303 Congress Street, Boston
FREE
6:00 pm Phi Gamma Delta Alumni Weekend Dinner
Invitation only. Information and Registration
Higgins House $45

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018

 
TIME EVENT LOCATION COST
7:30 am - 3:30 pm Alumni Weekend Golf Tournament
Alumni and their guests—and players of all abilities—are welcome. Includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, breakfast, snacks, post-tournament reception, and the opportunity to compete for prizes. Check-in at 7:30; tee off at 8:30.
Blackstone National Golf Club,
227 Putnam Hill Rd, Sutton, MA
$125.00
8 - 10 am

Breakfast with Dean Soboyejo
Open to all Alumni Weekend attendees. Join our dean of engineering, Winston "Wole" Soboyejo, and some of our faculty for breakfast and conversation about what's happening at WPI.

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $15.00

NOON - 2 pm

Lunch on Your Own
Eat where our students eat in the Campus Center Food Court, or check out one of the great restaurants near campus.
N/A N/A

NOON - 2 pm

Alden Society Luncheon
Open to all alumni and their guests. Alden Society members and their guests attend compliments of WPI. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Alden Society and hear Jean King, WPI’s new Peterson Family Dean of Arts & Sciences, share her vision for the future of arts and sciences at WPI.
Alden Memorial FREE for Alden Society members; $25 for non-members; FREE for reunion classes 40th and older

2 - 3:15 pm

Campus Tours Bartlett Center FREE
3 - 4:30 pm An Afternoon with the Arts

Higgins Armory Presentation at 3; docent-guided tours from 3:30 to 4:30. Guests can tour the museum on their own if they don’t want to partake in group programs.

Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA
$5.00
5:30 - 8:30 pm 50-Year Associates Reception and Dinner
Open to the classes of 1968 and prior. This annual event will welcome the Class of '68 into this prestigious group. Awards for professional achievement and service to WPI will also be presented by the Alumni Association.
Rubin Campus Center, Odeum FREE for members of the inductee class of 1968 and their guests; $40.00 for all other guests

7:30 - 10:30 pm

Trivia and Tunes
Open to the classes of 1969 and younger. We'll gather for trivia and karaoke, as well as dinner, at WPI's beloved campus pub.
Goat's Head Restaurant, Founders Hall FREE for the class of 2018; $20.00 for all other guests

SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018

 
TIME EVENT LOCATION COST

9 - 10 am

President's Breakfast
Join President Laurie Leshin for breakfast before a fun-filled day!
Alden Memorial $15.00
9:45 - 10 am

Alumni Association Annual Meeting
Join the Alumni Association Board of Directors to elect new officers and board members just prior to President Leshin's presentation.

Alden Memorial FREE
10 - 11:30 am President's Address
President Leshin will talk with alumni and guests about her plans for the Institute. Doors open for this event at the end of the preceding breakfast. 
Alden Memorial FREE

11:30 am - NOON

Reunion Class Parade
An Alumni Weekend tradition! Our reunion celebrants will march together to exhibit their class and WPI pride, and the Class of 2018 will be presented with their reunion banner.
Quad FREE

NOON - 2 pm

Alumni Weekend Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
The Alumni Association will honor some of WPI’s greatest ambassadors and supporters, as well as those with outstanding professional achievement, during this annual event.

Rubin Campus Center, Odeum

$20.00
NOON - 2 pm Kids' Picnic Lunch
Join us on the Rubin Campus Center Patio for a kids-geared lunch and activities. Gompei will be on-hand for photos and autographs! Activities are ideal for kids ages 4 to 12.
Rubin Campus Center, Patio and Lawn $15.00 for Adults; $10.00 for kids
2 - 4 pm Class of 2008 10th Reunion Event Goat's Head Restaurant, Founders Hall $30 for Adults; FREE for kids
2:30 - 4 pm

Afternoon Activities
​All programs are 2:30 - 4:00 unless otherwise noted.

Dessert; NEW! Mini Golf on the Quad; NEW! Beverage tastings sponsored by Honest and Hubert's; Candle Walk campus tour; Robotics demonstration (3:00 - 4:00); Skull Tomb Open House; Greek Open Houses; Residence Hall Open Houses; Swag Grab; Photo Scavenger Hunt; Games on the Quad; Gompei's Goat Cheese Sampling, NEW! Foisie Innovation Studio Tours (space is limited - tickets available on campus)

More details available on campus during the weekend.

Various Locations FREE
5 - 8 pm Class of 1943 75th Reunion Event
Reception 5:00 to 6:00, plated dinner 6:00 to 8:00
Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $60.00
5 - 8 pm Class of 1948 70th Reunion Event
Reception 5:00 to 6:00, plated dinner 6:00 to 8:00
Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $60.00
5 - 8 pm Class of 1953 65th Reunion Event
Reception 5:00 to 6:00, plated dinner 6:00 to 8:00
Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $60.00
5 - 8 pm Class of 1958 60th Reunion Event
Reception 5:00 to 6:00, plated dinner 6:00 to 8:00
Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $60.00
5 - 8 pm Class of 1963 55th Reunion Event
Reception 5:00 to 6:00, plated dinner 6:00 to 8:00
Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $60.00
5:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1968 50th Reunion Event
Reception 5:30 to 6:30 at President Leshin's home, plated dinner 6:30 to 8:30 on campus
President Leshin's Home; Alden Memorial $60.00
5:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1973 45th Reunion Event
Reception 5:30 to 6:30, buffet dinner 6:30 to 8:30
Rubin Campus Center, First Floor $45.00
5:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1978 40th Reunion Event
Reception 5:30 to 6:30 at Provost Bursten's home, buffet dinner 6:30 to 8:30 on campus
Provost Bursten's Home; Higgins House $45.00
6:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1983 35th Reunion Event
Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30
Morgan Dining Hall $30.00
6:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1988 30th Reunion Event
Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30
Morgan Dining Hall $30.00
6:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1993 25th Reunion Event
Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30
Morgan Dining Hall $30.00
6:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 1998 20th Reunion Event
Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30
Morgan Dining Hall $30.00
6:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 2003 15th Reunion Event
Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30
Sports and Recreation Center $30.00
6:30 - 8:30 pm Class of 2013 5th Reunion Event
Cocktail reception 6:30 to 8:30
Sports and Recreation Center $30.00
8 - 11 pm WPI After Hours
Attend one or all of these events! Admission to these events is included with class reunion event registration or can be purchased separately.
Various Locations Price $15.00; included with class reunion event registration; FREE for the class of 2018
 

WPI Under the Stars: This event now includes previous years' popular Stroll, Shuffle and ShakeJoin friends on the Quad for music, dancing, s’mores and cupcakes, lawn games, and relaxing around one of our fire pits.

Quad (Part of WPI After Hours)
  Wagers in the Wedge: Like a little competition? Try your hand in our casino! Players receive “funny money” and raffle tickets and have the opportunity to win prizes. Morgan Hall, Wedge (Part of WPI After Hours)
  Café Bartlett: Stop into our coffee house for an after-dinner pick-me-up, snacks, and a relaxing place to sit. Bartlett Center (Part of WPI After Hours)

SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018

 
TIME EVENT LOCATION COST

8 - 10 am

Continental Breakfast
Complimentary breakfast for all Alumni Weekend attendees. 

Rubin Campus Center, Main Level

FREE

8 - 10 am

Class of 1968 50th Reunion Remembrance Breakfast Rubin Campus Center, Odeum $20.00