Order of the White Jacket (OWJ) Annual Meeting
Alumni who worked in food service while at the College
Join members of the OWJ Board for their annual board meeting to learn more plans for the 2014-2015 year.
Kick off Homecoming with OWJ at their Annual Reception in the Great Hall. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails served by members of OWJ from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Program and entertainment, 6:30 p.m.
Sandy Kelly Tennis Tournament
Take on fellow alumni and friends in this mixed double tournament. No partners needed. Prize to winners and runners up. Lunch provided.
ODK Honorary Initiation Ceremony
Initiation ceremony for honorary inductees to Omicron Delta Kappa taking place in the Wren Chapel on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 11:30a.m.
Olde Guarde Luncheon
Class year 1964 and earlier
11:30 a.m. - Reception, 12 p.m. - Luncheon
Come join your fellow Guarde members for an afternoon of food and fellowship. Parking available in the Trinkle Hall lot or the adjacent Colonial Williamsburg lot.
W&M Confucius Institute Open House
Please join the William & Mary Confucius Institute for our Open House! The WMCI Open House is a great opportunity for you to enjoy a variety of demonstrations in Chinese culture: Interactive Chinese calligraphy, painting, paper folding, paper cutting, chess demonstration; traditional Chinese music performance; tea ceremony. Chinese refreshments and drinks will be provided.
English Department Open House
Please join the English Department for an Open House to all Alumni, Students, and Families on Friday, October 17, 2014 in the Tucker Hall Foyer from 2p.m. to 4p.m.
W&M Gay and Lesbian Alumni (GALA) John Boswell Memorial Lecture
Lecture by The Ohio State University Professor Daniel Rivers. Lecture will be followed by a reception.
Career Management Center Alumni Program: The Behavioral Job Interview
Hosted by Mason School of Business Alumni Relations
Learn more about what's behind this interviewing technique, what your interviewer is seeking to learn, and how to be prepared and relaxed during the process.
Reunion Parade Watches
1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014
Gather with your classmates to enjoy this William & Mary tradition, the annual Homecoming parade! The Parade kicks off at 4:30 p.m.
Look for your reunion year sign along Richmond Road. Gathering areas:
Class of 1969 - Sorority Court
Class of 1974 - On the corner of Armistead Avenue near the Theta house
Class of 1979 - In front of Williamsburg Baptist Church
Class of 1984 - In front of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church
Class of 1989 - Manor House
Class of 1994 - Corner of North Boundary and Richmond Road
Class of 1999 - In front of Wawa
Class of 2004 - In front of Blow Memorial Hall
Class of 2009 - In front of the Bozarth house
Class of 2014 - On the corner of the Delly's
Click here to view a campus map.
Catholic Campus Ministries Parade Watch
Join us for a perfect view of the parade and enjoy some food and drink with friends!
Featuring Grand Marshals Doug Morton ’62 and Marilyn Brown HON ’07, the parade begins at Prince George St. and N. Boundary St., proceeds along Richmond Rd., turns onto Dillard St., and continues past the fraternity complex. This year the theme will be “Conquer the Cats!” as we take on the Villanova Wildcats. Enjoy watching student, alumni and community groups participate in this Homecoming tradition!
Immediately following the Parade
Calling all Tribe members to come and support your football team! Let's rally around the players as they gear up to take on the Villanova Wildcats. Also, we will unveil the class representatives for Homecoming. Can't wait to see you there!
Reading Between the Wines
Join Literacy for Life for scrumptious food, delicious wine, exciting live and silent auctions, and a presentation by best-selling author Adriana Trigiani! All 'Reading Between the Wines' event proceeds directly benefit Literacy for Life, a nonprofit organization originally founded by The College of William & Mary, that transforms the lives of adults in our community by improving their literacy skills.
Tickets for 'Reading Between the Wines' are limited, and can be purchased for $65 at www.literacyforlife.org/rbtw. Ticket price includes Adriana's presentation, silent and live auctions, heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks.
All alumni, guests, faculty and staff are invited to honor alumni who have passed away during the preceding year.
Friday Night Block Party
Featuring a Beer & Wine Festival
Looking for a great place to meet up with your classmates and friends? Come to the Friday Night Block Party! This year we will be featuring a Virginia Craft Beer & Wine Tasting along with hosting many of the area's favorite food trucks. If you aren't in the mood for tasting make sure you come by to check out the music and great company!
Pre-registrants for the Beer & Wine Tasting will receive a free Homecoming pint or wine glass.
Full-pour tickets will be available for purchase.
Young Guarde Special
Classes of 2010-2014 Only
$15 per person for Beer & Wine Festival. Must purchase by October 9.
School of Business Block Party
Join Dean Lawrence Pulley and other Business School alumni for a kick-off block party!
This event is limited to 70 guests. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat!
Join WM Hillel, the Jewish Student Organization, for a delicious dinner as we joyously welcome the coming of Shabbat.
1979 Class Mixer and Swem Special Collections Tour
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 35th Reunion before heading over to the Friday Night Block Party! Enjoy an exclusive tour of Swem's Special Collections wing.
Class of 1974 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 40th Reunion before heading over to the Friday Night Block Party!
Class of 1984 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 30th Reunion before heading over to the Friday Night Block Party!
“Bandemonium”: William & Mary Wind Ensemble Homecoming Concert
Join the William & Mary Wind Ensemble, Pep Band and alumni for an evening of fantastic music for band. Hear your favorite Tribe spirit songs from the football field as well as marches, patriotic selections and popular concert band selections. Guest Conductor Dr. David Grandis directs.
Coffee & Conversation with the President
Join W&M's 27th President for casual conversations over coffee and Bloody Mary's.
SAE Alumni Tailgate
Homecoming Tailgate for SAE alumni and their families. Join the brothers of SAE for a cookout before the game or come by anytime to meet the brothers and see the new house!
Saturday Scholars with Professor Don Rahtz
J.S. Mack Professor Don Rahtz will share some of his expertise in integrated marketing communication programs, marketing research, survey methodology, analysis and market assessment.
Children’s Author Breakfast
Please RSVP to 757.221.7872 or email@example.com
Join Swem Library for breakfast with Jennifer O'Connell, author of "The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story" and "Ten Timid Ghosts." The event will include a presentation from the author and a book signing. Great for children ages 2-12. Free and open to the public! Books will be available for purchase at the event.
Southern Jazz Brunch
Seating begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Start your day off right as you join fellow alumni in the beautifully appointed Festival Tent on the lawn of the W&M Alumni House for a classic mid-morning meal. Enjoy an elaborate selection of traditional breakfast favorites and signature southern dishes. Sip on a mimosa as our local house musicians play a collection of light jazz standards. Enjoy other breakfast libations from our cash bar.
GALA Foundation Brunch
The Flat Hat’s Alumni Panel and Brunch
Join current Flat Hat writers, editors, photographers and staff members for a casual brunch, followed by a panel discussion of alumni careers and steps after their time at the Flat Hat. All alumni are welcome, not just those who have gone on to careers in journalism-related fields.
Chemistry Homecoming Reception
If you can join us, please try to let us know by October 10 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Claudia in the Chemistry office, 757.221.2540. Thanks!
The Chemistry Department is hosting a pre-game reception for Chemistry Graduates and Friends of the department in the Integrated Science Center on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 starting at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Lobby. If you are planning to attend, please try to let us know by October 10th. We look forward to seeing you there!
Geology Department Open House
Annual Homecoming Reception for Geology Alumni and current Geology Majors. Please join us in McGlothlin-Street Hall, 2nd Floor, any time between 10a.m. and Noon on Saturday, October 18th, for conversation and light refreshments.
Economics, Government, International Relations and Public Policy Homecoming Brunch
Homecoming Reception for Alumni of the Economics, Government, International Relations and Public Policy serving Brunch and showing a program highlighting the activities of the departments and programs.
Sociology Open House
Homecoming Open House for Alumni of the Sociology Department. Please join us in Morton Hall - Room 237 on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10a.m. to noon.
Chi Omega’s Annual Homecoming Brunch
Please join the sisters of the Omicron Beta chapter of Chi Omega for our annual Homecoming Brunch! We look forward to seeing you there!
Class of 1969 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 45th Reunion before heading over to the All-Alumni Tailgate!
Class of 1999 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 15th Reunion before heading over to the All-Alumni Tailgate!
Class of 2009 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 5th Reunion before heading over to the All-Alumni Tailgate!
Olde Guarde Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate before heading over to the All-Alumni Tailgate!
Meet the History Faculty Reception
Join current and retired faculty for a reception! Refreshments will be served. If the weather is threatening, please come to Blair Hall, Room 206.
Classical Studies Homecoming Brunch
All Classical Studies alumni, alumnae, family and friends are invited to join us for a light brunch and informal conversations with current and emeritus/emerita faculty members and majors. If you can join us, please contact Joyce by October 10th.
Join us in a showcase of the physics research done over in Small Hall. Open to the community, Physics Fest features public lectures, demo shows, a hands-on play room and lab tours. Come sample our famous liquid nitrogen ice cream!
Lox ‘n’ Bagels Brunch: A Hillel Open House
Join WM Hillel, the Jewish Student Organization, for its first Homecoming Shabbat Open House from 10 a.m.-Noon. This is a free opportunity for all to schmooze over bagels and lox before the football game.
Psychology Alumni Homecoming Brunch
The Psychology Department will be hosting a Homecoming Brunch for Psychology Alumni on Saturday, October 18, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The brunch will take place in the Child and Family Studies Center, on the Lower Level of Old Dominion Hall.
Reunion Class Bell Ringing
Relive your last days of classes by re-ringing the Wren Bell. Bring your family along to join in the tradition!
Opportunity for alumni gymnasts to catch up with one another and to meet the current gymnastics teams. Children are welcome.
Come and see your favorite alumni bands at Wrenstock 2014! This annual tradition includes free performances by the The Dimeslots, Big Dogs and others. All ages are welcome.
ITPIR/AidData Alumni BBQ
Homecoming Reception for Alumni of AidData, TRIP, Reform Incentives, PIPS, and VIPCAT that will include lunch and a chance to catch up with friends, meet new people and learn how far the projects have come upon which you worked.
Let the kids in on the Homecoming fun! Enjoy the Children’s Carnival which will feature inflatables, mini golf and other games, the popular Fun Bus, and more! Carnival concessions will be available, including Old Glory Kettle Corn Company LLC.
All-Alumni & Reunion Class Tailgate
Join your classmates, friends and other fans on the Sunken Garden for an old-fashioned, all-American picnic before the big football game! The Children's Carnival, Wrenstock and Class Reunion photos will be taking place in the Garden as well, so get there with plenty of time to enjoy it all! Beer and wine included.
Alan B. Miller Hall Tour
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Alan B. Miller Hall, the home of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Reunion Class Pictures
Don't miss out on getting your photo taken with the rest of your classmates!
12:30p.m. - Class of 1969; 12:45p.m. - Class of 1974; 1:00p.m. - Class of 1979; 1:15p.m. - Class of 1984; 1:30p.m. - Class of 1989; 1:45p.m. - Class of 1994; 2:00p.m. - Class of 1999; 2:15p.m. - Class of 2004; 2:30p.m. - Class of 2009
VIP Homecoming Reception
A VIP Homecoming reception for W&M business leaders. A great place to watch the game, catch up with friends and fellow alumni, and enjoy food and beverages. Invitations will be sent out to alumni who are leaders in their industry and other business professionals. An RSVP is required to attend. Sponsored by William & Mary Economic Development and Business Innovation and the Economic Development offices of the Historic Triangle.
Campus Recreation Homecoming Tailgate
All are welcome! Join Campus Recreation (formally Recreational Sports) alumni, friends and family at the Student Recreation Center for a family friendly football tailgate. We will have good food, fun and games for the whole family. Campus Rec alumni are invited to come by to pick up a "swag bag." The tailgate will last through halftime of the game. See you there!
Alumni Band Organization (ABO) Annual Meeting & Pre-Game Gathering
Join members of ABO for their annual board meeting and luncheon. Members of the Pep Band will join us, so come out to meet and mingle with both current and future members of ABO.
W&M Men’s Rugby Alumni Match & BBQ
Join current and former Tribe Men's Rugby players for a friendly match, between old boys and new. Families welcome - will be followed by a BBQ. Check out our website at www.wmrugby.com, with more information coming soon.
School of Business Annual Football Tailgate
Join the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and other alumni for our annual tailgate at Miller Hall!
Improvisational Theatre’s Homecoming Show
Come share some laughter with William and Mary's oldest student-run comedy group, Improvisational Theatre. The name may not be too creative, but we sure are! If you enjoy "Whose Line is it Anyway," you'll love our short form improvisation, featuring our current members as well as alumni! Stop in after lunch or before the big game.
Homecoming Football Game vs. Villanova
Cheer on the football team as they lead us to victory against the Villanova Wildcats! Make sure you catch the halftime show where you will see lots of familiar W&M faces and the Homecoming court!
Single game tickets will be available on August 1st at this link.
School of Business Graduate Alumni Reception
Join other School of Business graduate alumni at a reception hosted by Ken White, Dean of MBA Programs.
Join WM Hillel, the Jewish Student Organization, as we mark the end of Shabbat with a traditional Havdalah ceremony.
Join the College's LGBT alumni association in between reunion events for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and conversation at the newly-renovated Tucker Hall in the center of old campus. We will hold a short program highlighting the year's achievements and looking forward to the next year. Current students are welcome to attend.
Class of 1989′s Freshman Hall Dorm Toast & Mixer
Gather with your freshman dorm classmates and raise a toast to many fond memories from 7-8 p.m. We will be toasting the following dorm buildings: Barrett Hall, DuPont Hall, Monroe Hall, Yates Hall, Fauquier Hall, Hunt Hall, Nicholson Hall, Spotswood Hall and Taliaferro Hall.
Preregistered guests will receive a complimentary champagne glass.
Don't have a dorm to toast? Join your fellow classmates to celebrate your 25th reunion at your class Mixer under the beautiful Wren Vista tent from 7:30-9 p.m. There will be access to view the Great Hall to reminisce. Join your friends before heading over to the big Bash!
Sailing Alumni Homecoming Gala
Come on out and support the Sailing Team! This event is for Sailing Team Alumni - from the 1960s to last year - who are interested in connecting with old friends, getting to know the team's current state of affairs and perhaps winning an item at our silent auction. Wine, beer and cheese will be served.
Class of 1994 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 20th Reunion before heading over to the Saturday Night Bash!
Class of 2004 Mixer
Gather with your classmates and friends to celebrate your 10th Reunion before heading over to the Saturday Night Bash!
Young Guarde Beer Garden (YGBG)
Class years 2010 to 2014
Tired of the Homecoming crowds at the Delly’s? Sit under the stars with your fellow young alumni in this Oktoberfest-style beer garden! Enjoy quality beer tasting flights, other beverages and food, while taking time to catch up with each other in this laid back environment. Class years ’10-’14 are invited to join and ticket price includes admission to the big party, the Saturday Night Bash.
Saturday Night Bash
The Homecoming celebration doesn't end after the football game! Keep the party going in the Sunken Garden where you can enjoy your fellow alumni while groovin' with the Right On Band. Light refreshments and beverages included. A cash bar will be available for premium drinks.
End the weekend in fellowship with your other Tribe members. Nondenominational, all are welcome!
Alumni Coffee & Donuts
Let us bid you bon voyage with coffee and a bite to eat from a favorite local breakfast joint, Emily's Donuts. Make sure you check out the Alumni Gift Shop on your way out!
Catholic Campus Ministries Mass
All are welcome!