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Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend Events
Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 2
Join us for Alumni Weekend to celebrate your memories of the Hill — and make some new ones! All alumni are welcome home to enjoy the festivities across campus.
We’re providing a packed schedule of traditional Alumni Weekend activities, with special events you won’t want to miss, like the Alumni Association Awards Celebration, Milestone Reunions, Green Terror Teachings, and a Crab Feast for all class years.
Be sure to wear your Green & Gold when you return to the Hill! Old traditions and new surprises await!

50th Reunion Alumni

Friday Event Schedule

2-6 p.m. | Ensor Lounge, Roj Student Center
Pick up your personalized weekend schedule, name tag, and some sweet WMC/McDaniel swag! If you’re staying on campus, this is where you will pick up your keys!

OPEN CAMPUS 3-6 p.m. | Various Campus Locations

Rediscover the Hill you know and love! Take a golf cart tour of the best hangouts, walk through history at the archives open house, have pastries with Provost Flavius Lilly, visit the campus store for a 10% discount, and more!

HAPPY HOUR 4:30-7:30 p.m. | Roj Tent *Rain location: Ensor Lounge

Hosted by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Alumni Council

Cheers! Salud! Egészségedre! Join the DEI Committee for a toast to the opening of Alumni Weekend! Enjoy drinks, music, and hors d’oeuvres. *Price includes hors d’oeuvres and two drinks.*

Ticket price is $15. | Walk-up price is $20.

CLASS OF 1964 WELCOME DINNER 4:30 p.m. | Private Residence

Members of the class of 1964 are invited to kick off Alumni Weekend with dinner at a private residence. For information and to RSVP, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement.


Join us to honor this year’s Alumni Association Award recipients at a special dinner and ceremony, hosted in the newly renovated Baker Memorial Chapel. Open beer and wine bar will be available.

Ticket price is $65.

Saturday Event Schedule

9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Ensor Lounge, Roj Student Center

When you arrive on the Hill, swing by Ensor Lounge to let us know you’re here! Pick up your personalized weekend schedule, name tag, and some sweet WMC/McDaniel swag! If you’re staying on campus, this is where you will pick up your keys!

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST HOSTED BY THE ALUMNI COUNCIL 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Ensor Lounge, Roj Student Center

Join Alumni Council members for a bit of breakfast banter! Learn about the Alumni Council and how you can get involved.

GREEN TERROR TEACHINGS Two Sessions Offered 10-11:15 a.m.,3-3:45 p.m. | Hill Hall & the McDaniel Environmental Center

School is out for summer, but class is in session! This year, we will host complimentary morning and afternoon sessions on various topics of interest, voted on by the milestone committees. Class topics range from tours to tastings.

More information will be released soon.



CLASS OF 1959 HOSPITALITY SUITE 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Englar Dining Porch, Roj Student Center

A space for the members of our most seasoned reunion class to gather and catch up before and after the Presidential All-Class Luncheon. Golf cart tour available at 4 p.m.

MEMORIAL BELL RINGING CEREMONY & REMEMBRANCE GARDEN 11:30 a.m. - Noon | Memorial Plaza (Red Square) and Livestream

Led by members of the Student Alumni Council, we honor alumni who have recently passed at the Memorial Bell Ringing Ceremony. All milestone classes will be able to honor deceased classmates in the Remembrance Garden.

PRESIDENTIAL ALL-CLASS LUNCHEON Noon - 1:45 p.m. | Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

Join President Julia Jasken for lunch as we hear the highlights of what is going on at your alma mater, and the presentation of the C.U.P. Awards for Community, Unity, and Philanthropy!

Ticket price is $25.

LEGACY SOCIETY DESSERT RECEPTION 1:45-2:45 p.m. | Ensor Lounge, Roj Student Center

Meet with us over coffee and desserts to learn how the Legacy Society impacts the college and future Green Terrors. Current Legacy Society members and others interested in joining the society are invited. (Register early, space is limited!).

VOW RENEWAL CEREMONY 4-4:30 p.m. | Baker Chapel (Little Baker)

Did you meet your significant other while on the Hill? Couples are invited to celebrate their love for each other and the Hill at a special vow renewal ceremony.

CLASS OF 1994 REUNION EVENTS 4:30-8 p.m. | Gill Center

Join your class for a special 30th reunion! Your ticket includes a private happy hour and a spot at the All-Class Crab Feast.

Ticket price is $65.

ALL-CLASS CRAB FEAST 5:30-8 p.m. | Gill Tent

All alumni are welcome to join the fun at the All-Class Crab Feast which will also serve as the reunion celebrations for the classes of 1989, 1994, 2004, 2009, 2014, and 2019.

Ticket price is $55. | G.O.L.D. (Graduates of the Last Decade) price is $35

CLASS OF 1964 – 60TH REUNION 5-8 p.m. | Paradiso Ristorante

The Class of 1964 takes to the town to indulge in the flavors of Italy at Paradiso Ristorante. Celebrate your 60th Reunion over hors d’oeuvres and a delicious dinner!

Ticket price is $50

CLASS OF 1974 – 50TH REUNION 5:30-8 p.m. | Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

For the esteemed Golden Reunion class, celebrate 50 years with a private dinner and bar with your fellow Class of 1974 alumni!

Ticket price is $74.

CLASS OF 1979 – 45TH REUNION 5:30-8 p.m. | Coley Rice Lounge

The Class of 1979 will enjoy a private dinner for its 45th Reunion. Enjoy a served buffet and bar.

Ticket price is $55.

CLASS OF 1984 – 40TH REUNION 5:30-8 p.m. | Albrittain Suite, Kenneth R. Gill Stadium

The Class of 1984 is invited to a private around- the-world-themed wine tasting paired with heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Ticket price is $45.

CLASS OF 1969 – 55TH REUNION RECEPTION 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Klitzberg Pavilion, Gill Center

Whether you frequented Baugher’s for burgers and shakes with sorority sisters, or favored an ice-cold draft at Frock’s, join the Class of 1969 for some nostalgia. This reception features some new takes on classic late ’60s WMC-era fare, tunes from the greatest period in American music, and reconnecting with old friends.

Ticket price is $35.

CLASS OF 2014 REUNION EVENTS 5:30-9 p.m., Gill Tent and Roj Student Center

Celebrate your last year as a G.O.L.D. with a special reunion celebration! Your ticket includes a spot at the All-Class Crab Feast and a private dessert reception to toast to one decade of being McDaniel College alumni.

Ticket price is $50.

CLASS OF 1999 – 25TH REUNION 5:30-8:30 p.m. | O’Lordans Irish Pub

The Class of 1999 is invited to paint the town green and gold for its 25th reunion at O’Lordans Irish Pub! Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Enjoy the first drink on us!

Ticket price is $30.

Sunday Event Schedule

CLASS OF 1974 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY 9:30 a.m. | Baker Chapel (Little Baker)

Honor departed alumni from the Class of 1974 at a service led by fellow class members.

REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY FOR CLASSES OF 1964 & 1959 10:45 a.m. | Baker Chapel (Little Baker)

Honor departed alumni from the Classes of 1959 and 1964 at a service led by members of both classes.

FAREWELL BRUNCH 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

Stop in anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a delicious brunch before the end of the weekend!

Ticket price is $25.

Garden Apartments

There's room on the Hill for You!


Come back and stay on campus.  Space is limited and you'll want to register for Alumni Weekend now so you can also reserve a bed in one of our residence halls. To spend the weekend on campus, it will cost $99 per person for a single room! If you and a friend, or partner opt for a double room, it will cost $75 per person, or $150 together! And this is for the entire weekend! What are you waiting for? Come home for the weekend!

Secure your keys at check-in Friday or Saturday. Don't forget to check out on Sunday at the Farewell Brunch.