Reunion Weekend / Schedule of Events

Friday, May 13

11:00 am – 7:00 pm         Check in and Registration

Johnson Hall Rotunda

Upon arriving on campus, check in at the Rotunda of Johnson Hall to pick up your registration packet and weekend materials.


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm          Class of 1965 and the Golden Oaks Society Luncheon

Belk Dining Hall

Members of the Class of 1966 and the Golden Oaks Society are invited to attend a special luncheon with President Jo Allen ’80.  Dr. Allen will formally induct members of the Class of 1966 into the Golden Oaks Society.


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm            Campus Traditions Tours

Meet in Johnson Hall Rotunda

Daisy Chain, Cornhuskin’, oh the memories!  Relive some of your beloved Meredith traditions and learn about newer ones on this traditions tour of campus. Tours will include the new campus apartments. *Tours will also leave directly from the Golden Oaks Society Luncheon


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm            Archival Display

Alumnae House Parlor

Take a journey and visit Meredith through the decades.  This display will highlight the pieces of Meredith’s history including the move from downtown Raleigh, changes on campus and timeless traditions.


6:00 pm - 10:00 pm          Reunion Class Party hosted by President Jo Allen '80

Belk Dining Hall & the Courtyard

You will not want to miss this party for all alumnae celebrating a reunion!  President Allen invites you to join us for live music from the Band of Oz.  The event will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.  Bring your dancing shoes as we dance the night away on campus.


Saturday, May 14

8:00 am - 1:00 pm             Registration

Johnson Hall Rotunda

Upon arriving on campus, check in at the Rotunda of Johnson Hall to pick up your registration packet and weekend materials.


8:30 am - 9:30 am             Breakfast

Wainwright Suites of Belk Dining Hall (located below the dining hall)


10:00 am - 11:30 am        Annual Meeting of the Alumnae Association

Jones Auditorium

Be a part of this special meeting. President Jo Allen, ’80, will provide a State of the College address. Claire Sullivan Slaughter '72, will offer remarks as president of the Alumnae Association. We present the annual Distinguished Alumna Award, Recent Graduate Award, Career Achievement Award, and Alumna Philanthropy Award. Class gift agents will announce their class giving totals.


11:30 am - 4:00 pm          Alumnae Market

Johnson Hall Rotunda

Make time to shop and support fellow alumnae! Vendors will set up their wares in the Rotunda of Johnson Hall.


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm          Luncheon

Belk Dining Hall


1:30 pm - 3:00 pm            Reunion Class Meetings

Locations TBA

Important class business will be conducted including the election of new class agents. Please check the weekend program for locations.  Individual class photos will be taken during the class meetings.


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm            Dessert Reception

Johnson Hall Rotunda

After a long day of reminiscing, stop by the Rotunda for an afternoon break. This will also be your last opportunity to shop at the Meredith Market!


4:00 pm                           The Oaks Apartment Tour

Join student tour guides for a tour of The Oaks Apartments and to see individual apartments.


Individual class activities will be held throughout the evening. Please see the weekend program for details.


Sunday, May 15

10:00 am - 11:00 am        Alumnae Worship Service

Jones Chapel

Louisa Monroe, ’10, will be our worship leader for this special service. The Alumnae Choir will offer music during the service.


11:00 am – 12:00 pm       Sunday Brunch

Atrium of the Science and Mathematics Building


Goodbye to all until 2021!

For more information, contact the Alumnae Office at 919-760-8548.

Beyond the Back Gate


Contact Information

Mae Grimmer Alumnae House
(919) 760-8548
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