Reunion Schedule

A packed weekend of events is planned for Reunion 2018! Whenever you arrive on campus, please make check-in your first stop. Check-in will be under the Doyle Lawn Tent.

Friday, October 5, 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.

1:00–2:30 Class of 1968 Luncheon and Pinning Ceremony

Location: Doyle Formal
Cost: Free

At the start of Reunion, the Class of 1968 will join the ranks of NDMU jubilarians! To celebrate, class members are invited to a private luncheon with President Yam. Note: This event is for the class of 1968 only.

3:00–4:15 Campus Tour

Location: Depart from Doyle Lobby
Cost: Free

Whether it’s been a while since you’ve been on campus or you’d just like a reorientation, join us for a guided tour from our admissions student leaders. You’ll be amazed at how the campus has evolved. All are welcome. Note: this is a walking tour that will include hills and stairs.           

3:00–4:15 Common Read Book Discussion

Location: Global Digital Classroom, Gibbons
Cost: Free

Notre Dame instilled in us a love of critical thinking. Relive the classroom experience with an in-depth discussion of our campus common read: Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd. To engage in fruitful discussion, participants are strongly encouraged to have read the book in advance. Copies are available through your local library or bookstore. All are welcome.

4:15–5:30 Women’s Leadership Institute of Baltimore Workshop

Location: Global Digital Classroom, Gibbons
Cost: Free

The new Women’s Leadership Institute of Baltimore serves both the NDMU and greater area community. Join us for a workshop highlighting a current and important issue. More information will be available on this page in the coming months. All are welcome.

5:00–6:00 Athletics Gathering

Location: Noyes Alumnae House
Early-Bird Price: $5
After September 27 and at the door: $10
Open Bar

Attention athletes: You had a special student experience. Join your peers to reconnect with each other, meet current coaches and the new athletic director, and learn what’s new on the field. This gathering is open to all, regardless of past or present athletic prowess.

5:30–6:30 Class of 1993 Happy Hour and Silver Anniversary Toast

Location: Otenasek House
Cost: Free

Members of the class of 1993 are invited to a private reception to celebrate this major milestone. Note: This event is for the class of 1993 only.

6:00–9:00 Classy Connections

Location: Doyle Lawn Tent
Early-Bird Price: $25 (Children 18 and under: $10)
After September 27 and at the door: $35
Cash Bar

Renew and revitalize your NDMU network, engage with your favorite faculty and staff, and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres. Smart casual attire is encouraged. All are welcome.

Note: Food will be served from 6-8 p.m. Dessert, coffee, and bar service will remain open until 9. For a menu snapshot, visit Frequently Asked Questions

Saturday, October 6, 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

11:30–1:30 Reunion Luncheon

Location: Doyle Dining Hall
Early-Bird Price: $35 
After September 27 and at the door: $45
Open Bar

An annual tradition bringing together alumnae and alumni from all generations. The bar will open at 11:30 and a plated lunch will be served at noon. Together we will hear a university update and recognize this year’s Alumnae and Alumni Award recipients and Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. All are welcome. 

For a snapshot of the menu, visit Frequently Asked Questions.

1:00 Field Hockey Game

Location: Alumnae Field
Cost: Free

Cheer on the Gators as they take on Cedar Crest College.

2:00–3:30 Notre Dame Behind the Scenes Walking Tour

Location: Depart from Doyle Tent
Cost: Free

Ever wondered how NDMU came to exist? This is a one-of-a-kind walking tour led by Sr. Paula Dukehart ’74, coordinator of mission. A classroom-style version of this tour will be available later in the day. All are welcome.

2:00–3:30 College Life Back Then: Intergenerational Story Sharing

Location: Knott Classroom
Cost: Free

Did you have a curfew? How about hem length rules? Everyone has a Notre Dame story to share and you’re invited to share yours. A panel of alums representing each decade will kick off a group discussion. All are welcome.

3:30  Soccer Game

Location: Alumnae Field
Cost: Free

Cheer on the Gators as they take on Bryn Athyn College.

3:30–4:30 President’s Town Hall

Location: Knott Auditorium
Cost: Free

Attend the Reunion Luncheon to hear a university update and then ask questions at the town hall. All are invited to engage with President Yam and NDMU Vice Presidents about the state of the university. Brief introductions will kick off our Q&A session.

4:30–5:30 Notre Dame Behind the Scenes Discussion

Location: Knott Classroom
Cost: Free

Have you ever wondered how NDMU came to exist? Sr. Paula Dukehart ’74, coordinator of mission, will reprise her walking tour in a seated, classroom-style environment. All are welcome.

4:30–6:30 Beer and Wine Tasting

Location: Knott Lawn by the archway, rain location: Knott Lobby
Early-Bird Price: $5
After September 27 and at the door: $10

The archway is a beautiful spot on campus to watch the sunset. Join us to sample local beverages as twilight approaches. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available. All are welcome.

6:00–9:00 Taste of Maryland Dinner

Location: Doyle Lawn Tent
Early-Bird Price: $30 (Children 18 and under: $10)
After September 27 and at the door: $40
Cash Bar

Practice your Bawlmerese, meet current students, have your lip print read, play lawn games, jam out to a live band, and more! All are welcome.

Note: Food will be served from 6-8 p.m. Dessert, coffee, and bar service will remain open until 9. For a menu snapshot, visit Frequently Asked Questions

Sunday, October 7, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

9:00–10:00 SSND Family Chapter Breakfast (SSNDs Only)

Location: Doyle Formal
Cost: Free

All SSNDs are invited to join us for the annual chapter breakfast where we’ll reconnect with colleagues and friends, and hear an update from President Yam and staff. Note: This event is for SSNDs only.

10:15–11:30 Remembrance Mass and Montrose Society Pinning Ceremony

Location: Marikle Chapel
Cost: Free

We treasure the fond memories of our dear classmates. Please honor them by joining us for this annual tradition. With a nod to the NDMU lifelong legacy, we will also recognize new members of Notre Dame’s Montrose Society. All are welcome.

11:30–1:00 Jazz Brunch

Location: Doyle Lawn Tent
Cost: Free

Say farewell to a weekend spent renewing your NDMU bonds. A light buffet brunch will be available. All are welcome.

For a menu snapshot, visit Frequently Asked Questions.