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Reunion Weekend

Mount St. Mary's alumni whose class years end in 2 or 7, along with the Class of 2021 and 2022 will be specifically celebrated during Reunion Weekend 2022 from June 3 - June 5. Join us for a weekend full of friends, food, and entertainment!

Learn more and register

See who is attending

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 Class Committee

The Office of Alumni Engagement works with each Reunion Class Committee 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.

 

safety and security

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our alumni and Mount community. We ask that you follow any COVID-19 health and safety guidelines in place during the time of reunion.

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.

Stay informed about Reunion 2022

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

Reunion 2020/2021 photos

Want to relive the weekend? Check out photos - including event and class photos - from the three day weekend on Flickr.

Reunion Golf Information

Learn more and register

Reunion Weekend 2022 marks our 45th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament!  Grab your clubs and some friends to enjoy a great day out on the links!

  • Event Details:
    • Date: Friday, June 3, 2022
    • Time: 10 a.m.
    • Location: Waynesboro Country Club, Waynesboro, PA
    • Cost: $150 per golfer
  • Event Information:
    • Sponsorship opportunities are available
    • Prizes will be awarded for:
      • Longest Drive (Men and Women)
      • Closest to the Pin - Par 3 (Men and Women)
      • 50 / 50 Raffle (must be present to win)
    • Golf Course Dress Code:
      • Mid-thigh shorts or slacks
      • Collared Shirt
      • Required: Soft Spikes
      • No Jeans, short shorts or tank tops
    • All proceeds benefit the Rev. Carl J. Fives Alumni Scholarship

Reunion Schedule of Events

Friday, June 3, 2022

Reunion Golf
Details: 10 a.m. at the Waynesboro Country Club
Price: $150 per person to play golf

Welcome Lunch
Details: 12 p.m. on the Bradley Veranda
Price: $20 per person

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

Golden Mountaineer Mass
Details: 5 p.m. in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Price: Free

Alumni Banquet
Details: 6:30 p.m. in Patriot Hall
Price: $50 per person, Members of the Class of 1972 are complimentary
All alumni are invited to celebrate the Bruté Medal Recipients, Robert Herb, C'78 and Mary Kane, C'84, and the members of the 50th class, 1972, as we celebrate their Golden Mountaineer Reunion.

Kick-Off Party
Details: 8 p.m. at the Apartment Quad
Price: Free
This event is BYOB.

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Elizabeth DiNunzio Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk
Details: 8 a.m. on the East Side of Campus
Price: Adults - $20 per person, Children - $10 per person

Mount Briefing
Details: 11 a.m. at Delaplaine (AKA Flynn Hall)
Price: Free
Join President Tim Trainor to talk about moving the Mount Forward!

Mount Brew Tasting with Academics
Details: 12 - 4 p.m. at the Residential Quad
Price: Free
Enjoy a complimentary beer brewed by Mount Brew Club alumni while mingling with Deans and Faculty members of the Colleges and Schools.

Reunion Festival
Details: 12 - 4 p.m. at the Palmieri Activities Center (PAC)
Price: Free
Food and beer/wine will be available for purchase. Due to Frederick County Liquor Laws, this event is NOT BYOB.

Corn Hole Tournament
Details: 1 p.m. at the PAC
Price: $10 per person

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

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

Wine Tasting
Details: 3 p.m. at the Phillip's Library
Price: $20 per person

Class Socials
Details: 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Price: Varies
Check the Class Socials tab to find out more about our class specific socials.

Alumni Mass
Details: 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Price: Free

Night on the Mount
Details: 8 p.m. at the Apartment Quad
Price: Free
This event features Dueling Pianos and a food truck.  BYOB.

Class Socials

Class of 1952 and 1957 Dinner
Details: 6 p.m. in TBD
Price: $50 per person
Dinner, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1962 Dinner
Details: 6 p.m. in TBD
Price: $50 per person
Dinner, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1967 Dinner
Details: 6 p.m. in TBD
Price: $50 per person
Dinner, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1972 Dinner
Details: 6 p.m. in Seminary Dining Room
Price: $50 per person
Dinner, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1977 Social
Details: 6:30 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1982 Social
Details: 6:30 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1987 Social
Details: 6:30 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1992 Social
Details: 6:30 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 1997 Silver Anniversary Social
Details: 3:30 p.m. on Bradley Veranda
Price: Complimentary
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 2002 Social
Details: 4 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 2007 Social
Details: 6:30 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 2012 Social
Details: 4 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Class of 2017 Social
Details: 4 p.m. in TBD
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Classes of 2021/2022 Social
Details: 4 p.m. on Peace Plaza
Price: $25 per person
Hot appetizers, beer, and wine will be provided.

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Alumni Memorial Mass
Details: 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Price: Free

National Alumni Association Meeting
Details: 11:30 a.m. in the Mount Café
Price: Free

On-Campus Housing

  • To reserve Reunion Housing on-campus, please register for Reunion using the event form.
  • To stay off-campus, contact information for area hotels is located below.

Housing Options

There are four 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 – $645 per apartment.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $475 per apartment.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $305 per apartment.

3-Person Apartment

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $387 per apartment.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $285 per apartment.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – – $183 per apartment.

2-Person Apartment

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $258 per apartment.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $190 per apartment.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $122 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 – $552 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $404 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $256 per suite.

3-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $414 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $303 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $192 per suite.

2-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $276 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $202 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $128 per suite.

Single Suite

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – $138 per suite.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $101 per suite.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday only – $64 per suite.

Terrace Pricing

The Terrace includes air conditioning, as well as a common room, single beds and a shared hall bathroom. 

4-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $456 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $340 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $224 per room.

3-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $342 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $255 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $168 per room.

2-Person Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $228 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $170 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $112 per room.

Single Room

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $114 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $85 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $56 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 – $570 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $425 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $280 per room.

4-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $456 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $340 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $224 per room.

3-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $342 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $255 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $168 per room.

2-Person Suite

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday – $228 per room.
  • Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday – $170 per room.
  • Thursday, Friday or Saturday – $112 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 (unless staying in the apartments). 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.

Local Area Hotels

  • Room blocks are reserved at the hotels listed below.  We are continuing to add hotel blocks, so please check back frequently for updates.
  • 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!
  • Make your reunion hotel reservation before Tuesday, May 3, 2022 to receive the block rate.

  • The Sleep Inn & Suites - Emmitsburg:
    • Phone Number: 301-447-0044
    • Class Years Staying at Hotel: 1957, 1962 1967
    • Distance from Campus: 3.1 miles
  • The Aspire Hotel and Suites:
    • Phone Number: 717-334-2755
    • Class Years Staying at Hotel: OPEN
    • Distance from Campus: 8.4 miles
  • Courtyard - Gettysburg:
    • Phone Number: 717-334-5600, press 0 for local hotel rep
    • Class Years Staying at Hotel: 1972
    • Distance from Campus: 16.3 miles
  • Wyndham - Gettysburg:
    • Phone Number: 717-339-0020, press 0 for local hotel rep.
    • Class Years Staying at Hotel: 1972
    • Distance from Campus: 17 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. The online registration deadline is May 29.

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.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

You can cancel your registration before May 20 by contacting the Office of Alumni Engagement at alumni@msmary.edu or by calling 301-447-5362.

Please note if you have made reservations with a local hotel to please contact them directly to cancel your reservation.

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.
  • 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.

Will I have the opportunity to hear President Trainor speak?

Yes! On Saturday, 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 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 during the weekend.

Travel and Accommodations FAQs

Where should I go when I arrive?

Please visit the Main Lobby of the McGowan Center (infront of the Bookstore) to check-in.

What will COVID guidelines be for the weekend?

Mount St. Mary’s will follow all CDC, state, and local COVID guidelines for reunion weekend that are in place come June. We do not require that attendees be vaccinated for reunion weekend, however we encourage vaccination according to the CDC recommendations. 

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 a list of local area hotels 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.

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.

Can I bring my pet with me?

Pets are allowed on campus grounds, but not in 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.