Harvard Alumni Day

All Harvard alumni are invited to join the Harvard Alumni Association on Friday, May 31, for Alumni Day, a day for and in celebration of Harvard's vibrant, global alumni community!

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Alumni Day is a time of joy, nostalgia, and connection—celebrating alumni communities across all Harvard Schools and around the globe. All are welcome to attend this gathering in Cambridge, which will feature the traditional all-alumni parade, a speaking program with special guests and musical performances, the celebration of the 2024 Harvard Medalists, and a Yard party with lawn games, food trucks, and more. It promises to be a day filled with all the pomp and circumstance you know and love!

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Unable to attend in person? No problem! Virtual celebration options will also be available. Stay tuned for more information.

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Three to Receive Harvard Medal

In recognition of extraordinary service to the University, Scott Abell AB ’72, Katherine Lapp, and Lee Pelton PhD ’84 will receive the 2024 Harvard Medal at Harvard Alumni Day on May 31.

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Class of 1999 Elects Baratunde Thurston as Chief Marshal of Alumni

Baratunde Thurston AB ’99, an Emmy-nominated host, producer, writer, public speaker, and New York Times bestselling author will serve as chief marshal of alumni at this spring’s Harvard Alumni Day celebration.

2023 Harvard Alumni Day

Thanks to all who joined us for the second annual Harvard Alumni Day! Whether you participated in person or virtually, you helped make this day one we won't soon forget. If you missed the program or would like to revisit it, we welcome you to check out the livestream recording.