45th Reunion

Class of 1977

Our 45th Reunion is June 2-5! You’ll find our full schedule below as well as a link to register. If you have any questions about the schedule or registration, feel free to email our class inbox at 45threunion_haa@harvard.edu! We can't wait to see you!

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Schedule

Thursday, June 2

8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

HAA Reunion Headquarters and Registration

Cabot Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm key(s) if you are staying on-campus.

3:00 p.m.

HR77 On-Campus Housing Opens

River House TBD

8:00 p.m. until Closing.

Thursday Night HR77 Rendezvous

Russell House Tavern, 14 John F. Kennedy St

Cash bar and light fare. Casual attire per Emily Post.

Friday, June 3

8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Reunion Headquarters and Registration

Cabot Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm key(s) if you are staying on-campus.

7:30–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Kirkland House Dining Hall

10:00–11:45 a.m.

HR77 Classmate-Led Tours (Pre-registration required)

10:00 a.m. Tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Songbirds and Souls with Sylvia Halkin and Megan Marshall
(9:50 a.m. Meet at the registration area in the Science Center)

10:30 a.m. Tour of the Fogg Art Museum (newly named the Harvard Art Museum), 32 Quincy Street, with Diana Krumholz McDonald

12:00–1:30 p.m.

Luncheon

Old Yard, in the Wadsworth Tent behind Grays Hall

1:30 p.m.

Alumni Procession Forms

2:00 p.m.

University-Wide Alumni Procession, led by Chief Marshal

2:30–4:30 p.m.

Harvard Alumni Day

A University-wide, global event honoring alumni impact, citizenship, and community. The time-honored and festive alumni parade led by the eldest alumni into Tercentenary Theatre will kick off the afternoon festivities. Following the parade, the program, led by the HAA president Vanessa W. Liu AB ’96, JD ’03, will feature former poet laureate, Pulitzer-prize winner, and Harvard Professor Tracy K. Smith AB ’94 as the Harvard Alumni Day keynote speaker. The speaking program will also include a report from Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow MPP ’76, JD ’76, PhD ’78, and a celebration of Harvard Medalists, along with musical components, and recognition of the Chief Marshal of Alumni Allyson Hobbs AB '97.

4:00–5:30 p.m.

Welcome Gathering for the Women of the Class of '77

Classmate-sponsored event for the women of the last class accepted to Radcliffe College.

The Community Room, Cambridge Savings Bank, 1374 Massachusetts Avenue (Harvard Square)

 

6:00–10:00 p.m.

Welcome Dinner followed by “77’s Got Talent!”

Dunster House Tent and Dining Hall
Dressy casual attire per Emily Post

  • 6:00 p.m. Drinks and Dinner
  • 8:00 p.m. Talent Show

2:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Get Back Cafe 1977

Wine/beer, non-alcoholic refreshments, and snacks

HR77 River House Location TBD

Saturday, June 4

8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Reunion Headquarters and Registration

Cabot Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

Please come to headquarters to check in when you arrive on campus. You will receive your name badge, additional Reunion materials, and your House/dorm key(s) if you are staying on-campus.

7:30–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Eliot House Dining Hall

9:00–10:30 a.m.

Results from the Eighth Longitudinal Study

Science Center Hall D

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving

The Memorial Church

12:20 p.m.

Class Photo

Widener Library Steps

12:45–2:00 p.m.

Luncheon

Barker Center (Old Freshman Union), 12 Quincy St, Cambridge

Seating indoors and outdoors under the tents.

2:30–5:30 p.m.

“Next Chapters” Classmate-Led Discussions and Breakouts
(Click here for Details).

Science Center

2:30 p.m. Sessions:

4:10 p.m. Sessions:

 

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Coffee Break

Science Center

7:00–11:00 p.m.

Class of 1977 Dinner and Dancing

Smith Campus Center (formerly the Holyoke Center), 1350 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

Dressy casual attire per Emily Post

2:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Get Back Cafe 1977

Wine/beer, non-alcoholic refreshments, and snacks

HR77 River House Location TBD

Sunday, June 5

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Reunion Headquarters and Registrations

Cabot Library, Science Center, 1 Oxford Street

All House/dorm keys must be dropped off by noon on Sunday, June 5. Please note there is *no luggage storage* available at headquarters.

9:00–11:30 a.m.

Farewell Brunch

Lowell House Dining Hall

*All times in EDT