Reunion Weekend

May 17-19, 2024 • Please join us for the 241st Commencement of Washington College. We will be celebrating and honoring our newest members of the alumni community, the Class of 2024, as well as the Class of 1974 for their 50th reunion. Those celebrating their 55th, 60th, and 65th will also receive special recognition ('69, '64, and '59 grads).

Register for Commencement Weekend

Register for On-Campus Housing


If you'd like to get involved in the planning or have questions, please contact Emily Kate Smith '10 at [email protected] or 410-778-7883.

Friday,  May 17

7:00-10:00 a.m.


  • Breakfast
    Hodson Hall Commons
1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • 50th Crab Feast for Class of 1974 ('74 grads and their guests only)

            Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall

4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Dinner
    Hodson Hall Commons
5:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Older and Wiser Alumni Dinner
    Casey Academic Center
7:00-10:00 p.m.
  • Alumni Night at Zelda's

            108 South Cross Street

7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Sophie Kerr Prize Announcement
    Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson

Saturday, May 18

8:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Open House Breakfast
    Alumni House
8:00a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Weekend Activities
    Menu of activities to include boat trips, tours, other alumni affinity activities
Noon–2:00 p.m.   
  • Riverside Picnic
    Hodson Boat House
4:00-6:00 p.m. 
  • Alumni Toast to the class of 2024 with parents, honoring legacy graduates
    Owings Library Terrace 
4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Dinner
    Hodson Hall Commons
5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • 25th-30th Reunion Cocktail Party (Grads from 1994-1999)
    Alumni House
6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Preakness Party  (1782 Society members and '74 grads only)
    Casey Academic Center

 Sunday, May 19

7:00–10:00 a.m.      
  • Breakfast
    Hodson Hall Commons
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.       
  • College Bookstore open
    Casey Academic Center, First Floor
    Stop by and grab some Washington College gear!
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.    
  • 241st Commencement Exercises
    Campus Lawn (rain location: Johnson Fitness Center Field House)
    Please join the Class of 2024 on the occasion of their graduation from Washington College. If rain, admission is by ticket only to the JFC. Each graduate is given six tickets to distribute as desired.  (For anyone on campus, if fair weather. If foul weather, admission is by ticket only.) The event will be simulcast in in Norman James Theater, Smith Hall and Decker Theater if inclement weather.

Have questions? Contact [email protected]. We look forward to seeing you!