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Join us on campus, July 7 - 9, 2017


the 50th anniversary Reunion Celebration

All alumni are invited to the annual Simon’s Rock reunion, as we celebrate the anniversary classes of 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012.

Save the date for the 50th Anniversary Gala to close the year of celebration on Saturday, July 8, 2017.



2016 Reunion schedule



3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Blodgett House


5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Dining Hall

Welcome Reception

Meet your friends and make plans for the weekend. Enjoy the comfort and beauty of Blodgett House inside and out.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Blodgett House

Simon's Rock Jeopardy

Test your knowledge of all things Simon's Rock at the Alumni Performance Center.

9:00 p.m. at the Alumni Performance Center in the Student Union

Celebrate the 50th

50 Years


Fun Run

8:00 a.m. at Kilpatrick Athletic Center


9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Dining Hall

Alumni College

Sit in class as a student again with Rockers of all ages. During these seminar-style classes, current and former faculty from various disciplines will lead discussions on a range of topics. Schedule will be available at Reunion.

Memorabilia Show and Tell

1:30 p.m. at the Alumni Library

Provost Hour

Join Provost Ian Bickford '95 in a discussion on the future of early college and Simon's Rock. This is an opportunity to be part of the conversations held nationwide this past Spring at the Salon series.

2:30 at the Alumni Library


Remember the outdoor picnics and MayFest? Come enjoy music, food, friends, and games for all on Kendrick Lawn.

3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Kendrick Lawn

Bonfire at Reunion Alumni Coffeehouse

Enjoy performances by fellow Rockers in this laid-back setting. Want to entertain? Bring your instrument and join in the fun.

7:00 p.m. at the Alumni Performance Center in the Student Union


A bucolic campus, dear friends, s'mores, stars above, and a night-time breeze. For a Rocker, summer doesn't get any better than this.

9:00 p.m. on Kendrick Lawn



9:00 a.m. at the Peace Grove

Awards brunch

Witness the 2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards. Help honor the anniversary classes and retiring faculty Jamie Hutchinson and Nance Yanoshak. Celebrate the Class of 1966, the first 50th Anniversary Class at Simon's Rock.

9:30 a.m. at the Dining Hall

Join the Reunion Committee

You’re invited to help us make it a success!

To volunteer on the Reunion Committee or for more information, please contact:

Cathy Ingram

Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement