NMH Reunion


Reunion 2020 is Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7.

Registration will be opening in early March 2020. 

Northfield Mount Hermon will welcome classes ending in 0 or 5 back to campus in June to partake in three fun-filled and unforgettable days.

Reunion 2020 Details

Housing

Housing is assigned on a first come, first served basis. You will receive your housing assignment when you arrive on campus to check in at Reunion Headquarters. Every effort will be made to house you with your classmates. If you are a late registrant or a last minute walk-in, this may not be possible, and housing cannot be guaranteed.

Each room will have basic amenities: two twin beds, sheets, a blanket, a towel, soap, and access to a shared restroom. (We do have a few single rooms available to guests upon request.) New England weather in June can be fickle, so consider bringing an extra blanket and a fan from home. Remember, this is dorm living!

For guests staying in a campus residence hall, NMH will supply:

  • Snacks (trail mix, granola bars, chips, whole fruit, etc.) and beverages, replenished throughout the weekend. 
  • Water bubbler (Bring a refillable bottle or get one on campus as your choice of reunion gift item. Refillable water bottles are also available for sale during the weekend. Disposable bottles of water will not be available.)
  • Refrigerator or cooler.

Accessibility

Please note that in-dorm housing is not always a great fit for all reunion guests. Depending on the layout of your assigned dorm, you might have to climb stairs to access a restroom. Dorm rooms and bathrooms are not all equipped with handrails, slip mats, or other specialized items. Please plan accordingly to make sure your personal needs are met.

The NMH campus is primarily ADA-accessible, with approved restrooms in most buildings. Golf carts with drivers will be provided throughout the weekend. Please be sure to indicate your needs on your registration.

Children at NMH Reunion

Children (17 and under) may attend reunion but must be supervised at all times by a guardian 18 years or older. Please be aware that the schedule of activities is adult-focused and alcohol is present throughout the weekend. Children are not permitted where alcohol is being served.

Children ages five through 17 register as reunion guests at a discounted rate. They may stay overnight in a dorm with an adult guardian. Dorm room beds are assigned to registered adults only, so it is important to bring sleeping bags, pillows, and air mattresses for children. Older teenagers registered as adult guests of their guardian(s) will have their own bed.

Dress Code

NMH Reunion is a mostly casual affair. New England weather is unpredictable, as you may recall from your time as a student. It can go from sweltering to chilly in a matter of hours, so bring layers, comfortable walking shoes (some events occur on grass), and a light raincoat. Check the local forecast before you hit the road!

Alumni Convocation is on Saturday at 4 pm in Memorial Chapel. Convocation is followed by reunion photos and class dinners. These are the three dressiest events of the weekend; think business casual.

Internet Access

There is limited access to public computers on campus. The library computer center will be open during the day. You are welcome to bring your own laptop, but please remember that dorms and dorm rooms remain unlocked throughout the weekend. Wi-Fi access points are located in common areas such as Alumni Hall, the library, and your dorm lounge. Login information for public computers and Wi-Fi will be provided.

Getting to NMH

The nearest airports to NMH are Boston, Massachusetts (BOS); Hartford, Connecticut (BDL); and Manchester, New Hampshire (MHT). To reserve van service from nearby airports, contact Thomas Transportation at 800-526-8143 or find other options.

NMH campus map

NMH Shuttles

Need a lift? NMH will provide free shuttle service at the following times:

Friday: Pick up from Greenfield train station, 4 pm, to NMH campus.

Sunday: Drop off at Greenfield train station, 12 pm, from NMH campus.

NMH Rules and Regulations

All NMH buildings are non-smoking.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend for all, we ask your cooperation in not bringing alcohol to campus. Open bars with licensed bartenders will be serving beer and wine at several locations throughout the weekend. We reserve the right to refuse service.

Pets

No pets, please. Working service dogs are welcome.

Reunion 2019 Program Highlights

Friday

Back to School — Alumni were students again in classes led by NMH teachers on subjects being taught in today's classrooms, such as Farming for the 21st Century, humanities, and social entrepreneurship.

Hymn Sing — Class hymns were sung and alumni through the decades connected through song.

Saturday

Celebrate NMH Athletics: Row, Run, Ride — After a boat dedication to Deane and Cynthia Lanphear and the Draper Riverhouse name unveiling, celebrants set out on a Reunion Row on the Connecticut River, the Mec Peller Memorial 5K, and the NMH Pie Ride. See photos of the events. 

Alumni Convocation — Outstanding alumni achievements were recognized at this awards assembly, which commenced with the 50th reunion class and alumni award winner processional. 

Class Dinners — 25th and 50th reunion classes enjoyed a dinner under their tents; Young Alumni classes dined alfresco by James Gym; all other classes enjoyed a meal in Alumni (West) Hall. Receptions beforehand included a full bar and appetizers.

Other highlights included live music, the Thousand Arrows Karaoke Party hosted by Mariah Draper '89 and Sam '88 Calagione, farm tours led by Farm Manager Jake Morrow, alumni panel discussions, and class memorials organized by class volunteers. 

To see all the exciting things we did during last year's reunion, check out the schedule and photo albums.

Questions? Email the NMH Reunion Team or call 413-498-3065.


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