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Reunion Weekend

Mount St. Mary's alumni whose class years end in 0 or 5 will be specifically celebrated during Reunion Weekend 2020 from June 5 - June 7. Join us for a weekend full of friends, food, and entertainment!

REGISTER FOR REUNION AND REUNION GOLF 2020

Reunion GOLF INFORMATION

Our 44th Annual Alumni Reunion Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Waynesboro Country Club.  More information can be found below.  To register for the Golf Tournament, please complete the Reunion Registration.

Reunion Housing Accommodations

Reunion housing accommodations and pricing can be found below. To reserve your housing, please complete the Reunion Registration.

Reunion 2019 photos

Want to relive Reunion Weekend 2019? Visit our Flickr page to view photos from the weekend!

Reunion Class Committee

The Office of Alumni Engagement works with each Reunion Class Committee each year to plan events, communications and initiatives to commemorate this special occasion.

If you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement for more information at (301) 447- 5362 or by email.

Stay informed about Reunion 2020

Please remember our main means of communication is through this website and email. To be sure that you receive all Reunion information, please update your email address and contact information by sending us an email.

Quick Links

If you have questions or would like to join your reunion planning committee, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement or 301-447-5362.

Reunion Golf Information

  • Event Details:
    • Date: Friday, June 5, 2020
    • Time: 10 a.m.
    • Location: Waynesboro Country Club, Waynesboro, PA
    • Cost: $150 per golfer
  • Event Information:
    • Sponsorship opportunities are available
    • All proceeds benefit the Rev. Carl J. Fives Alumni Scholarship

Reunion Schedule of Events

Friday, June 5, 2020

Reunion Golf
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Waynesboro Country Club
Price: $150 per person to play golf

Welcome Lunch
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Bradley Veranda
Price: $20 per person

Guided Grotto Tour
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: National Shrine Grotto
Price: Free
Shuttle will pick-up guests infront of McGowan at 3:15 p.m.

Guided Seminary Tour
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Seminary
Price: Free

Golden Mountaineer Mass
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Price: Free

Alumni Banquet
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: McGowan Center, Seminary Dining Room
Price: $50 per person, Members of the Class of 1965 are complimentary
Celebrate Major Philip V. Moyles, C'54 and Commander John Williams, C'65 as they are awarded the Simon Bruté Medal.

Kick-Off Party
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Terrace Courtyard
Price: Free
This event is BYOB.

 

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Elizabeth DiNunzio Memorial 5K/Fun Run
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: East side of Campus (marked trail)
Price: $20 per person

Morning Yoga
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: TBD
Price: Free

Rooney Athletic Performance Center Groundbreaking/PAC Dedication
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: ARCC
Price: Free

Mount Briefing
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Delaplaine (formerly Flynn Hall)
Price: Free

Reunion Festival
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: PAC
Price: Free
Food and beer/wine will be available for purchase. Due to Frederick County Liquor Laws, this event is NOT BYOB.

Class of 1965/2015 Alumni House Tour
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Alumni House
Price: Free

Corn Hole Tournament
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: PAC
Price: $10 per person

Guided Grotto Tour
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: National Shrine Grotto
Price: Free
Shuttle will pick-up guests outside of McGowan at 12:45 p.m.

Paint 'n Sip
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Peace Plaza
Price: $40 per person
Paint your own Mount-themed picture through a guided paint session.  All materials will be provided.  This event is NOT BYOB.

AA/Al-Anon Meeting
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Bradley Hall, 2nd Floor, Smith Board Room
Price: Free

Wine Tasting
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Phillips Library
Price: $20 per person

Class of 1995 Silver Anniversary Social
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bradley Veranda
Price: Complimentary

Class of 1975 Social
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer and wine will be provided

Class of 1980 Social
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer and wine will be provided

Class of 1990 Social
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person
Heavy appetizers, beer and wine will be provided

Class of 2005 Social
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer and wine will be provided

Class of 2015 Social
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer and wine will be provided

Class of 1985 Social
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: PAC
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer and wine will be provided

Alumni Mass
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Price: Free

Class of 1950 and 1955 Dinner
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $50 per person

Class of 1960 Dinner
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $50 per person

Class of 1965 Dinner
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: McGowan Center, Seminary Dining Room
Price: $50 per person

Class of 1970 Dinner
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $50 per person

Class of 2000 Social
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person

Class of 2010 Social
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Price: $25 per person

Night on the Mount
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Terrace Courtyard
Price: Free
This event features Dueling Pianos and Renzi's Pizza.  BYOB.

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Mass
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Price: Free

National Alumni Association Meeting
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mount Café
Price: Free

Reunion Housing Registration

  • To reserve Reunion Housing on-campus, please register for Reunion using the event form which will be available starting February 3, 2020.
  • To stay off-campus, contact information for area hotels is located below.

Housing Options

There are five options for campus housing:

  • The Apartments
  • Powell Hall (formerly Bicentennial)
  • The Terrace
  • Bradley Annex

Apartments Pricing

Apartments are air conditioned, and include a kitchen, common room, single beds and one bathroom.

5-Person Apartment

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $625 per apartment.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $450 per apartment.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $275 per apartment.

3-Person Apartment

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $375 per apartment.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $270 per apartment.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – – $165 per apartment.

2-Person Apartment

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $250 per apartment.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $180 per apartment.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $110 per apartment.

Powell Hall (Formerly Bicentennial) Pricing

Powell Hall is air conditioned, and includes a common room, single beds and one bathroom.

4-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $560 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $400 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $240 per suite.

3-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $420 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $300 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $180 per suite.

2-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $280 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $200 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $120 per suite.

Single Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $140 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $100 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $60 per suite.

Terrace Pricing

The Terrace includes air conditioning, as well as a common room, single beds and a shared hall bathroom.  8-Person suites in Terrace have air conditioning, as well as a common room, single beds, and a bathroom for the suite.

8-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $880 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $640 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $400 per room.

5-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $550 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $400 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $250 per room.

4-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $440 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $320 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $200 per room.

3-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $330 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $240 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $150 per room.

2-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $220 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $160 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $100 per room.

Single Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $110 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $80 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $50 per room.

Bradley Annex Pricing

The Bradley Annex includes air conditioning, as well as a common room, single beds and one bathroom.

5-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $625 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $450 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $275 per room.

4-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $500 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $360 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $220 per room.

3-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $375 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $270 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $165 per room.

2-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $250 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $180 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $110 per room.

Campus Accommodations - Things to Know

Remember that campus rooms to not offer hotel amenities, but the following services are available:

  • Bed linens and towels will be provided to all guests. You may wish to bring an extra blanket or towel, pillow, and don't forget your shower shoes!
  • All rooms will have either central AC or a window AC unit.
  • Microfridges are no longer provided in the dormitories. Remember to bring your cooler.
  • Other items to remember include an alarm clock, reading lamp, utensils/cooking equipment and ice if you are staying in the apartments.

Safety and Security

  • Access to the residence halls will be open during Reunion Weekend, but each room/suite/apartment has an individual lock. 
  • Keys will only be provided to those guests occupying that room.
  • There will be a $60 charge for lost keys. 
  • Public Safety officers patrol the campus, including residence halls, throughout the day and night. 
  • If you have an emergency, please contact Public Safety at 301-447-5357 or x5357 from a campus phone.

Special Needs

  • Requests for accessible housing may be made through the housing registration form.
  • For other housing requests, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 301-447-5362.

Check-In and Late Arrivals

Registration will be in the McGowan Center on:

  • Thursday, from 2-8 p.m.
  • Friday, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Saturday, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

If you arrive on campus after registration closes, you can pick up your room key at Public Safety.

Smoking Policy

  • Smoking is not permitted in any building on campus.
  • Smoking is only allowed outdoors, and smokers must remain 15 feet away from buildings and residence halls.
  • A $100 cleaning fee will be charged for smoking in a room.

Parking

  • Please observe all campus parking regulations including no-parking zones and handicap spaces.
  • Ample parking will be available for Reunion attendees in designated lots – please look for signs when you arrive on campus.

Reunion Hotels

Local Hotel Accommodations

  • The Office of Alumni Engagement will reserve room blocks at the hotels listed below.
  • To make a reservation, please call the hotel directly.
  • Please be sure to mention the Mount St. Mary's room block and your class year when making your reservation!
  • If you would prefer to stay on-campus, please review our on-campus housing options above.

Hotel Name Phone Number Class Year Distance
Sleep Inn and Suites 301-447-0044 TBD 3.4 miles
Country Inn and Suites 717-337-9518 TBD 12.2 miles
Holiday Inn Express 717-420-2686 TBD 12.7 miles
Courtyard 717-334-5600 1965 16.1 miles
Wyndham 717-339-0020 1965, 1970 16.1 miles
Hilton Garden Inn 717-334-2040 TBD 16.5 miles

Registration FAQs

How much does Reunion Weekend Cost?

To offer you the greatest flexibility in designing your weekend itinerary, all Reunion events are set up for registration a la carte. There will be a one-time $15 registration fee for each registrant participating in Reunion. This registration fee partially subsidizes general Reunion overhead costs like registration refreshments, tent rentals, student-worker wages, Reunion Festival and nightly entertainment.

Are non-Reunion classes invited?

Yes, alumni who are not part of an official Reunion class but would like to attend are welcome to do so.

Is there a registration deadline?

Yes. Reunion registration opens February 3, and the online registration deadline is May 22.

What if I don't register before the deadline?

If you miss the Reunion registration deadline, you may register when you arrive on campus. Walk-up registration will be held in the McGowan Center in front of the Mount Bookstore. Please note that housing options will be limited by this time.

What if I need to cancel my reservation?

Cancellations will be refunded until May 22.

Activities FAQs

What is there to do during Reunion?

Reunion Weekend includes many different events. You can participate in some or all – it's up to you. Among the weekend activities and programs are the following:

  • Brute Medal Alumni Banquet.
  • Elizabeth DiNunzio Memorial 5K.
  • Mount Briefing with President Timothy E. Trainor, Ph.D.
  • Reunion Festival.
  • Class socials and dinners.
  • Entertainment each evening.

What is my Class event?

Each Reunion class holds their own evening event held on or off campus. This is a special time for classmates to reconnect and celebrate their reunion. Guests are welcome. More information on each event will be available closer to Reunion weekend.

Will I have the opportunity to hear President Trainor speak?

Yes! On Saturday morning at 11 a.m., President Trainor will give a first-hand update on life at the Mount in his annual Mount Briefing. He will talk about what has changed, what hasn't, and what the future holds, along with a Q&A period.

Will the Bookstore be open?

Yes! The Bookstore will hold the following hours during Reunion Weekend:

  • Friday, June 5: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 6: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 7: - 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Will there be alcohol?

Beer and wine are included with your class socials as well as the Brute Medal Alumni Banquet. Beer and wine are also available for purchase during the Reunion Festival. For all other Reunion events, alumni and guests must provide their own alcohol.

The university also offers an AA/Al-Anon meeting on Saturday at 3 p.m. in Smith Board Room located on the 2nd Floor of Bradley Hall.

Travel and Accommodations FAQs

Where should I go when I arrive on campus?

When you arrive on campus, your first stop will be registration which is held in McGowan, in front of the bookstore. At registration, you will receive your name tag, room keys and other class and event information. If you did not register prior to arriving on campus, stop by registration to get a name tag and purchase event tickets. There will be separate lines for those that have pre-registered and those that did not.

What if the weather is bad?

Some events may be moved inside, but in traditional Mount spirit, our Reunion celebrations will continue rain or shine.

What are my housing options for the weekend?

During Reunion Weekend, we open up several dorms on campus as well as set-up room blocks in local area hotels. On-campus housing prices vary on building, room size, and length of stay.

Information on campus housing and local hotel accomodations can be found above.

Are the rooms air conditioned? Do they have private bathrooms?

All rooms will have either central AC or window units. The majority of the dorm rooms do not have private bathrooms. They are the same dormitories that you remember from your years as a student – communal bathrooms and all!

More information on campus housing options, including specific details about rooms in each building, can be found above.

Are there refrigerators in the rooms?

No. Unfortunately all refrigerators and microwaves will be removed from the rooms when students leave campus. Apartments will still have refrigerators in the kitchens. We recommend bringing a large cooler to keep your beverages cold.

Can I bring my pet with me?

Pets are allowed on campus grounds, but not in college housing or campus buildings unless you have a medical need. Please look for local kennels or speak to local hotels/rentals about pet accommodations.

I have some particular needs related to accessibility. What should I do?

Mount St. Mary's is committed to making its campus accessible to persons with disabilities, however, not all areas of campus are fully accessible. Individuals who have accessibility questions should contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 301-447-5362 or alumni@msmary.edu.

I am staying on campus. What should I bring?

Included with your housing registration are basic sheets, a pillow, blanket and a set of towels. We do, however, recommending you bring the following:

  • Additional pillow, blanket, towels.
  • Sunscreen/bug spray.
  • Phone charger.
  • Comfortable summer clothes (be sure to check the weather in the days prior to the weekend to adequately pack for rain, heat, cold, etc.).

Dorm rooms do not have fridges, freezers or microwaves so we also recommend you bring your own cooler to keep you beverages cold.

May I use the pool, gym and other athletics facilities?

Yes. The ARCC will be open to alumni during Reunion weekend for limited hours.