40th Reunion

Class of 1984

Our 40th Reunion is May 30-June 2! You’ll find our schedule below. More information will be posted here as it becomes available! If you have any questions about the schedule, feel free to email our class inbox at 40threunion_haa@harvard.edu! We can't wait to see you! 

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Reunion Packages Price Breakdown

All adult reunion attendees, which includes alumni and guests, have the choice between the full reunion package (all events and meals) and à la carte. You may view the price breakdowns below. Please be aware that early bird pricing will end on April 25 at 11:59pm (ET) and standard pricing will end on May 16 at 11:59pm (ET).

Financial aid is available for your 40th reunion on a confidential, first come, first served basis. The registration form will include instructions on how to apply either a 50% or a 100% subsidy toward the cost of the reunion event ticket before you checkout. Please note this subsidy only covers the cost of the reunion event ticket for yourself – financial aid is not available toward the cost of the registration fee, housing, or any guests.

Class of 1984 40th Reunion adult pricing sheet. Please note, the registration fee is required with the full package and a la carte options. One registration fee per classmate.  
1984 40th Reunion Adult Pricing (per adult) Early Bird Standard Onsite Registration
Registration Fee (per classmate) $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
Full Reunion Package (all events included) $395.00 $495.00 $595.00
A La Carte Package Options (for those not purchasing the full reunion package)      
     Thursday Evening $40.00 $60.00 $80.00
     Friday Day $35.00 $55.00 $75.00
     Friday Evening $135.00 $155.00 $175.00
     Saturday Day $60.00 $80.00 $100.00
     Saturday Evening $105.00 $125.00 $145.00
     Sunday $35.00 $55.00 $75.00

Schedule

Thursday, May 30

4:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Check-in at Headquarters

Cabot Library, Science Center

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, favor, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm room key and assignment, if you are staying on campus. Please note there is no luggage storage available at headquarters.

6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Queen's Head Pub

Friday, May 31

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Check-in at Headquarters

Cabot Library, Science Center

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, favor, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm room key and assignment, if you are staying on campus. Please note there is no luggage storage available at headquarters.

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Class Programming (Tentative)

Northwest Labs Atrium

10:30 a.m.

Harvard Alumni Day Parade Line-up

Old Yard

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Harvard Alumni Day Parade & Program

Tercentenary Theatre

All Harvard alumni are invited to join the Harvard Alumni Association for the third annual Harvard Alumni Day, a day for and in celebration of Harvard’s vibrant, global alumni community! View the full Harvard Alumni Day Schedule. 

Suggested dress code is smart casual.

1:00 - 3:00 P.M.

Harvard Alumni Day Yard Party

Old Yard

Join your friends—and make new ones—at the all-alumni Yard Party with food and beverage trucks (including beer and wine), including some local favorites. View the food truck menus!

Suggested dress code is smart casual.

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Radcliffe Institute Open House

Radcliffe Yard

The Radcliffe Institute invites you to join us for an open house in Radcliffe Yard to reconnect with friends and classmates and to learn more about the work of the Radcliffe Institute today. Light refreshments will be provided in Fay House; selections from the Radcliffe College archives will be on display in the Schlesinger Library; and the Institute’s current gallery exhibitions, Rewrite, Organize, Remix: Visions of Feminist Organizing and A Female Landscape and the Abstract Gesture will be on view.  

Please register here if you plan to join us. This is a drop-in event, so please feel free to arrive at any time during event hours. 

If you have any questions, please contact Radcliffe Events at events@radcliffe.harvard.edu or 617-496-1984. We hope to see you there!

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Class Programming (Tentative)

Paine Music Hall

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Preserving Our Stories: A Celebration of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Oral History Project

Knafel or Zoom

The event will recount some memorable moments from the interviews with alumnae of the classes of the 1940s to 1970s followed by a reception for alumnae and interviewers to meet, mingle and reminisce. Separate registration is required for this event.

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Solo Travelers and Singles Gathering

Lehman Common Room 201

Join alumni from the Classes of 1979, 1984, and 1989 for this social gathering. Free snacks and a cash bar will be available.

Suggested dress code is smart casual.

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Class Dinner and Party

Dunster House

Join classmates for our kickoff dinner and party! And if you're wondering what to wear, dress up or dress down—it's up to you! Come as you are.

Saturday, June 1

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Check-in at Headquarters

Cabot Library, Science Center

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, favor, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm room key and assignment, if you are staying on campus. Please note there is no luggage storage available at headquarters.

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Memorial Service

Memorial Church

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Class of 1984 Glimpses

Paine Music Hall

Back after wildly popular acclaim at both the 30th and 35th, Glimpses is a theatrical experience in which several classmates will share their personal stories live, in the style of The Moth. What are we facing in our lives at this moment? What have we lived through and overcome? What brings us joy? These intimate stories—surprising, moving, entertaining—are a glimpse into our current lives and an inspiring springboard for the chapter to come. 

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Field Day Class Luncheon

Holden Tent

Come join your classmates for an afternoon of BBQ. After you eat, head into Harvard Yard for more games and activities with the other Reunion classes. See you there, rain or shine!

Suggested dress code is casual.

2:00 p.m.

Class Photo

Widener Steps

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mini Reunions & SIG Meet Ups

Just like the student organizations you may have engaged with in college, Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) connect you with fellow alumni from all over the globe who share your interests, experiences, cultures, professions, or avocations.

Mini-Reunions are fantastic opportunities to connect with fellow alumni while you are on campus. Past mini-reunion events have included athletic team mixers, academic department meetings, student organization gatherings, and more.

More information, including a list of events, is forthcoming.

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Charles River Clean Up

Meeting Point: in front of the Weld Boathouse, 971 Memorial Drive, Harvard (across from Eliot House)

Come down to the River to join the Muddy Water Initiative (cofounded by our very own Caroline Reeves, reinventing herself after a career in Chinese history)  in a River Cleanup as part of our Reunion tradition of community service!  We hope this will inspire you (and your kids) in a direct action intervention to keep our urban waterways cleaner.  

Tools, gloves, bags and a safety training will be provided. 

Register for the river clean up.

Limited to the first 30 who register, so be cool and sign up now!

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Class Dinner and Party

Smith Campus Center

Join your classmates for a night of dancing and dining.

Suggested dress code is summer cocktail.

Sunday, June 2

8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Housing Check-out

All House/dorm keys must be dropped off by 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. Keycard access will be cut off after this time. Please note there is no luggage storage available at headquarters.

10:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.

Farewell Brunch

Lowell House

Join us for a festive send-off to the reunion and the promise of great memories still to come.

Suggested dress code is smart casual.