2013 5th Reunion Schedule

2013 Reunion Headquarters Opens

Reunion headquarters opens in Silliman. Campus rooms available. Headquarters will be open as follows:

Thursday: 1 pm - midnight

Friday: 7 am - midnight

Saturday: 7 am - midnight

Sunday: 7 am - 2 pm

There will be overnight security.

Thursday, May 31, 1:00 PM - Sunday, June 3, 2:00 PM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
Room: HQ - Entry G Rm 11
Early Bird Meetup: Location TBA

Early arrivers meetup location to TBA!


Thursday, May 31, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Meet Me at Mory's!

Plan to meet your friends at Mory’s, the place to be Thursday night as the doors are thrown open to all returning alumni!  Complimentary food, impromptu singing and camaraderie.

Thursday, May 31, 9:00 PM - Friday, June 1, 12:00 AM
Mory's - 306 York Street
AYA Faculty Lectures

Rows of empty seats in classrooms across campus await your arrival for our many lectures on Friday and Saturday mornings. This morning we will feature some of Yale's most distinguished faculty members in two time slots, from 9 - 10 am, and from 10:30 - 11:30 am. A number of tours and open houses are also offered.

Friday, June 1, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
University Welcome Reception

The evening begins with a reception for all classes. Enjoy samples of a variety of wines, as well as cheese and fruit, in a beautiful and historic Yale setting. Find your friends by looking for your residential college flag.

Friday, June 1, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cross Campus - On College between Elm & Wall
The Happiest Hour

Drop your bags in your suite and meet the rest of 2013 in the courtyard for beer and wine. You’ve been practicing your response to the “so what have you been up to?” question for weeks. You’re ready.

Friday, June 1, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
Courtyard Cookout

Life without a meal plan is hard. Relive your years of dining hall bliss and enjoy a delicious BBQ buffet that will have you shamelessly going back for seconds.

Friday, June 1, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
Silliman Late Night

Why change the venue when everyone you are there to see is in one place?! The evening will continue under the tent as we add music and a specialty cocktail to the beer and wine. Catch up with friends, post-up at the bar, or even start the dance party.

Friday, June 1, 9:30 PM - Saturday, June 2, 1:00 AM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
Morning Yoga for All Classes

Start your Saturday morning (weather permitting) with some gentle stretching and breathing exercises, and get your body feeling "yoga good" for a busy day of reunion activities! This is a mixed-level class featuring modifications for all levels of ability, so whether you have been practicing for years or have never touched a yoga mat, everyone can have an enjoyable experience in this class. Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. No previous yoga experience necessary; children and all ages welcome.

Saturday, June 2, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Old Campus - 67 High Street
Fitstyle Walking Tour

Explore Yale and Downtown New Haven in 5,000 steps! See what's new and what still looks familiar in your college town. Join Shana Schneider '00, a New Haven resident and group fitness instructor, for this guided fitness walk. Shana will share fun facts, insider tips, and take you along a few surprising paths and walkways. She'll set the pace to about a 20-minute mile on paved paths and sidewalks. There may be one "surprising" hill, but otherwise, the routes are flat and stroller friendly. You'll forget that you're even exercising as you learn more about Yale and New Haven. The walking tour combines fitness with routes featuring the new residential colleges, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History's Torosaurus, the Yale Farm, the art installation showcasing all 14 college shields, and more! For a look at New Haven today before you arrive, watch Fitstyle Travel: New HavenMeet at Rose Alumni House, all ages welcome; limited to 20.

Saturday, June 2, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Rose Alumni House - 232 York St
Room: front desk
Morning at Yale

Here's your chance to enjoy again the extraordinary educational opportunities available at Yale! There are two "course times," 9 am and 10:30 am. Also available will be tours of the new colleges.

Saturday, June 2, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Courtyard Style Lunch

Roll out of your extra-long twin bed and get excited for a picnic style lunch! Think Spring Fling but better.

Saturday, June 2, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
2013 Saturday Programming TBA

Stay tuned, your reunion chairs are in the process of planning some amazing class specific programming for this time slot!

Saturday, June 2, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
President's University Update

President Peter Salovey welcomes you back to campus, offering his review of Yale today.


Saturday, June 2, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Woolsey Hall - 500 College Street
A Celebration of Yale Singing

After President Salovey’s update, join singers from all classes for a jamboree celebrating Yale’s incredible musical tradition. Whiffenpoof and Whim ’n Rhythm alumni groups will perform, and alumni from the Yale Glee Club will be led by its Director, Jeffrey Douma, and by Paul Machlin '68, Director of the Colby College Chorale for 38 years. Yale favorites from many generations will be on offer, concluding with a rousing rendition of “Bright College Years.” (Our "Singing Workshop" - a rehearsal for the Glee Club portion of the Celebration - will take place at 10:30 am Saturday morning as part of "Morning at Yale." All singers are welcome!)

Saturday, June 2, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Woolsey Hall - 500 College Street
Cocktails & Conversation

During our college years, we might have called this event “Pre-gaming Dinner.” But we’re much more mature now. Get dressed up, grab a cocktail in the courtyard, and join us as we…well…pre-game dinner while calling it cocktail hour.

Saturday, June 2, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
5th Reunion Class Dinner

Join the class in the courtyard for a sit down dinner.

Saturday, June 2, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Additional Chance Dance

You might think you missed your shot at the Last Chance Dance five years ago. But you’re a Yalie. And Yalies don’t stop believin’. Tonight is your chance to finally talk to your freshman-year crush, dance to “Livin’ on a Prayer” like no one is watching, and make enough memories to tide us over until our 10th in 2023.

Saturday, June 2, 9:30 PM - Sunday, June 3, 1:00 AM
Silliman College - 505 College St.
Room: Courtyard
Grab & Go Breakfast

Grab & go breakfast to end the weekend!

Sunday, June 3, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Silliman College : Courtyard
Residential College Open Houses

Students from each college (except Franklin and Murray - see Saturday morning for tours of these colleges) will be on hand to talk about residential college life today. Access will be limited to the courtyard, but there will be plenty to see!

Sunday, June 3, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
University Church Worship

Join Yale’s ecumenical Christian community for Sunday worship, which will include prayers for alumni who have died, a sermon, and wonderful music and liturgy.

Sunday, June 3, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Battell Chapel - 400 College Street
Reunion Weekend Ends!

Campus housing checkout by 2 pm.  See you in 2023!

Sunday, June 3, 2:00 PM