JE Reunion Schedule

JE REUNION

Reunion Weekend September 27th - 28th

Schedule subject to change, more details to be added soon! (updated 9/4)

 

Friday, September 26

Welcome Table and Registration, JE Common Room, 2:00pm - 9:30pm

 

Welcome Tea, JE Common Room, 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Afternoon early arrivals are encouraged to sit down and relax in anticipation of a spectacular weekend.  Take a few moments to savor being back in JE, while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee and other light refreshments.

 

Tours of JE, Meet in the JE Common Room

Tours of JE, with highlights of renovations to the basement, including the Buttery and game room, gym, letterpress, theater, dance studio, libraries, print shop, Tours will be led by current JE students.

 

Master’s Open House, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join Master Laurans for an open house at the Master’s house.  Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.  Guests will be treated to live entertainment by the Scottish band Pitnacree, led by Angus Mossman '17 in the Courtyard.

 

A Warm Welcome

For alumni/ae looking for a common gathering spot for dinner, 116 Crown Bar, Kitchen & Cellar (recipient of Connecticut Magazine’s “Best Cocktails” award for 2013) will be reserving space for JE alums and offering exclusive drink specials on select alcoholic beverages. 

 

Dinner on your own

 

Catch up in the Buttery, 9:00pm - 11:00pm

Catch up with your fellow alumni in the renovated Buttery. Food made and served by current undergraduate Buttery employees. Intermittent songs by legandary "Men of JE" (this group includes women).

 

Saturday, September 27

JE exercise facilities open all day for use by visiting alums.

Welcome table and registration, JE Common Room, 7:30am - 5:30pm

 

Light continental breakfast, JE Common Room, 8:00am - 10:00am

 

Women's Breakfast, Rose Alumni House (232 York St), 8:30am - 10:30am

 

Tours of JE, Meet in the JE Common Room

Tours of JE, with highlights of renovations to the steam tunnels, including the Buttery and game room, gym, letterpress, theater, dance studio, libraries, print shop, Tours will be led by current JE students.

 

Panel Session, Location TDB, 10:00am - 11:30am

This panel will focus on how JE has mattered in your life with some JE luminaries. The lumniaries will talk about how the Yale and JE experience charted the course of their lives.

 

Lunch at JE, JE Dining Hall (through the line), 11:00am - 1:30pm

 

Yale Bowl: Yale v. Army game! Yale Bowl, 1:00pm start

Click here for game & parking tickets!

 

Tour of the Art Gallery, Meet in the lobby of the Art Gallery 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Take a tour of the truly fabulous restored Art Gallery with Jock Reynolds, the Gallery’s director.  IF you have not seen this you will be awestruck by the scale and the beauty. The New Yorker magazine has described it as “a world-class encyclopedic museum” that “bids to be by a fair margin the mightiest teaching-related museum in the United States.”

 

Panel session, Location TBD 3:00pm - 4:00pm

TED talks by a number of JE alumni. Listen to the brief, fascinating stories of people from across the decades.

 

Musical performance, Location TBD 4:30pm - 5:30pm

 

Wine, beer and hors d’oeuvre reception, Commons 6:30pm-7:30pm

Join your fellow Spiders for a drink! Singing in the Rotunda.

 

All JE Reunion Photo, Commons 7:15pm

 

All-JE Dinner, Commons 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Dinner in Commons. Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, will come to the reception and speak at the start of the dinner.

 

JE Band, JE Great Hall 9:30 - 12/midnight

Swing and sway to live music of the Bales-Gitlin Band! Relive the Spider Ball!

 

           

Sunday, September 28

JE exercise facilities open all day for use by visiting alums.

Coffee, tea and juice service, JE Common Room 8:00am - 10:00am

 

Student Panel, In the Taft 10:00am - 11:30am

 

Brunch,  JE Dining Hall 11:00am - 1:30pm

Enjoy Sunday brunch in the JE dining room with current students.  Brunch is not included in the reunion fee, pay at the door. Payment by credit card only.

 

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