Welcome Home! We are excited to welcome all Lafayette alumni back to campus May 31 through June 2. We will be celebrating classes ending in a 4 or a 9, The Class of 2023 for their first reunion, and all members of the 50-Plus Club.

Reunion will be celebrated from May 31 through June 2. Online registration will open Monday, March 18.

Scroll below to view a preliminary schedule of the weekend! Stay tuned for additional events to be added! Additional information regarding pricing, housing options, and travel will be forthcoming.

Reunion Schedule by Category

Reunion Headquarters

Friday, May, 31

Noon- 8:30 p.m.

Reunion Headquarters | Pfenning Alumni Center
Check-in for Reunion 2024 at the Pfenning Alumni Center, located on Hamilton Street. 
Saturday, June, 1

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Reunion Headquarters | Pfenning Alumni Center
Check-in for Reunion 2024 at the Pfenning Alumni Center, located on Hamilton Street. 

Campus Tours & Enrichment Sessions

Friday, May 31

1 – 1:45 p.m.

Alumni College Session I NEW! | Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center, Various Rooms
Connect, learn and engage with various faculty members and Athletics staff on academic topics, as well as the landscape of College Athletics. Choose from 3 different sessions. Refreshments will be available in Rockwell for attendees to enjoy between sessions.
Friday, May 31

1 – 5 p.m.

Open House at the College Archives | Drexel Library
As the College approaches its Bicentennial, take a look back at our storied history at the College Archives. This year’s exhibit will feature items exploring student activism in the 1970s, the Vietnam War, the founding of The Association of Black Collegians, and co-education at Lafayette.
Friday, May 31

2 – 2:45 p.m.

Alumni College Session II NEW! | Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center, Various Rooms                                                                              Connect, learn and engage with various faculty members and Athletics staff on academic topics, as well as the landscape of College Athletics. Choose from 3 different sessions.
Saturday, June 1

8 – 9 a.m.

Chateau Chavaniac Tour | Shuttle departs from the Williams Center for the Arts
The Chateau was built as a private retreat by Allan P. Kirby ‘15 and named after the birthplace of the Marquis de Lafayette. It was presented to the College by the F.M. Kirby Foundation in 1984. Learn more about this historic site, and join us for a tour!
Saturday, June 1

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Find Your Fleck Brick| Skillman Library Steps
Fleck Society members are recognized with engraved bricks along the walkway from Markle Hall across the Quad to Colton Chapel. A Lafayette staff person will be available to assist in finding your Fleck Society brick.

Social Gatherings & Meals

Friday, May 31

2-3 p.m.

First Women’s Tea NEW! | Location TBD
Celebrate women of all generations who are a part of the Lafayette community. Enjoy light refreshments, such as tea sandwiches and sweets.
Friday, May 31

3:30 – 5 p.m.

Welcome Home Happy Hour with Faculty & Staff NEW!| Watson Courtyard
Join us on Watson Courtyard for a welcome reception with classmates, friends, current faculty, and staff at the College.
Friday, May 31

5 – 5:45 p.m.

Alumni Association Board All-Member Meeting & Volunteer Awards NEW! | Bergethon, Marquis Hall
Join the Alumni Association Board for light refreshments during their open meeting, and celebrate some of Lafayette’s incredible alumni volunteers.
Friday, May 31

6 – 7:30 p.m.

Maroon & White Dinner NEW! | The Quad
Enjoy dinner under the Quad with your classmates and friends! Wear your best maroon, white, and leopard and celebrate your Pard pride.
Friday, May 31

7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Whiskey / Wine Tasting with Dessert NEW! | The Quad
Sip on a sampling of local beverages while enjoying a sweet treat.
Friday, May 31

8:30 – 11 p.m.

Pard Beer Garden NEW! | The Quad
Connect with classmates on the quad, and enjoy some local brews! Play yard games, enjoy live music, and kick back at a campus beer garden.
Saturday, June 1

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Coffee Break | Pfenning Alumni Center & Farinon Atrium
Need a recharge? Stop by to grab a coffee throughout the day!
Saturday, June 1

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast | Pfenning Alumni Center & Farinon Atrium
Grab your breakfast ticket, included in your registration packet, and enjoy breakfast with your Lafayette family.
Saturday, June 1

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

All Alumni Picnic | The Quad
Enjoy a casual lunch picnic featuring produce grown specifically for Reunion at Lafayette’s LaFarm.
Saturday, June 1

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Learn Affinities NEW! | Pardee Classrooms, TBD
Grab your lunch and visit a Pardee classroom to learn and discuss Fraternity and Sorority Life, Pride, McDonough, Sustainability, and Interfaith initiatives at Lafayette.
Saturday, June 1

2 – 5 p.m..

Quad Class Gatherings & Children’s Activities | The Quad
Join your classmates for an afternoon of camaraderie, activities, music, food and beverages. All alumni and their families are welcome to this event, which will feature activities for children such as Stuff-A-Leopard, face painting, and more!
Saturday, June 1

6 – 9 p.m.

Class Dinners | Various, TBA
Celebrate and reminisce with your classmates over dinner.
Saturday, June 1

9 p.m. – Midnight

Saturday Night Party with UUU | The Quad
Live music, dancing, late-night snacks, and the joy of being with your classmates!
Sunday, June 2

9 – 11 a.m.

Bingo Brunch NEW! | Bergethon, Marquis Hall
End Reunion weekend with brunch, and a game of Bingo! Bring your good luck and compete to win Lafayette gear, items from local Easton businesses, and more!

Wellness Opportunities

Saturday, June 1

8 – 8:30 a.m.

Maroon Club Fun Run | Meet at the Farinon Steps
Start Day 2 of Reunion run with a tradition – the Maroon Club 5K! Compete for bragging rights, or enjoy a run around campus.
Saturday, June 1

8 – 9 a.m.

Stroll the Kyle Stirner Arts Trail | Depart from Campus, Location TBD
Take a morning stroll on the Kyle Stirner Arts Trail, and see how the arts and nature combine in Easton!

Reunion Traditions

Friday, May 31

8 – 8:30 p.m.

Step Singing | Bergethon, Marquis Hall
Alumni are invited to continue the tradition begun more than a century ago when students gathered on the steps of Pardee Hall to sing in harmony, inspiring Walter C. Stier, Class of 1884, to pen the words of the Alma Mater: “We’ll gather by the twilight’s glow/In front of old Pardee.”
Saturday, June 1

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Lineup for the Parade of Pards | The Quad
Find your class’s assigned area in front of Pardee, and get ready for the parade! Wear your Reunion class t-shirt, and bring your Pard pride.
Saturday, June 1

10:30 – 11 a.m.

Alumni Parade of Pards | Parade Departs from the Farinon College Center
Celebrate your class, and all things Lafayette as you march across campus! Leopard attire, accessories from your decade, and other fanfare are encouraged!
Saturday, June 1

11 – 11:30 a.m.

Reunion Rally | Colton Chapel
Wrap up the Alumni parade in Colton Chapel for a memorable celebration of our classes! Join as we celebrate the 50th Class and share in the celebration of the collective passion and generosity of our alumni as we reveal total fundraising success leading up to reunion weekend. Learn about the exciting vision for the coming years from the College’s President, Nicole Farmer Hurd.
Saturday, June 1

1 – 3 p.m.

Find Your Fleck Brick | Skillman Library Steps
Fleck Society members are recognized with engraved bricks along the walkway from Markle Hall across the Quad to Colton Chapel. A Lafayette staff person will be available to assist in finding your Fleck Society brick.

50th Reunion Celebrations

Saturday, June 1

3 – 4 p.m.

Class of 1974 Zoom Hour | Pardee Classroom & Zoom Link TBA
Unable to attend Reunion in person this year? Hop online to chat with members of the Class of 1974!
Sunday, June 2

10 – 11 a.m.

Class of 1975 50th Reunion Kickoff Brunch | TBA
Members of the Class of 1975 are invited to return to campus this weekend ahead of their 50th celebration in 2025. Wrap up the weekend with a recap, breakfast, and introductory meeting to your 50th Reunion year!