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Reunion Weekend

reunion weekend 2023

Alumni in the classes of 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2021, and 2022, as well as 2020 graduates of YGELP, are invited to celebrate their milestone reunions on May 5-7, 2023.

SCHEDULE

The university continues to monitor developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Plans for this event remain subject to change based on developments locally, statewide, and nationally, as well as changes in university policy.

More detailed information can be found on the university’s COVID-19 website. Please also review the international travel COVID-19 resources that Yale has compiled, including vaccination requirements.

View the full schedule (inluding locations) here

Friday, June 24th
3:30pm: Alumni Meetup
5:00pm: Opening Plenary: "Should CEO's Stay In Their Lane?" with Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Senior Associate Dean for Leadership Studies and Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management
6:00pm: Cocktail Reception
7:00pm: Class Dinners at Evans Hall – 1982, 2002, 2012, 2017, Executive Education Dinner (YGELP-all reunion classes)
7:30pm: Class Dinners around New Haven – 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007, MBA for Executives Dinner (all reunion classes)

Saturday, June 25th 
8:30am: Individual Class Breakfast
10:00am: Individual Class Sessions
11:30am: Picnic Lunch
1:30pm: Concurrent Faculty Sessions
3:00pm: Concurrent Faculty Sessions
4:30pm: A Conversation with Kerwin K. Charles
5:30pm: Cocktail Reception
7:00pm: Class Dinners at Evans Hall – 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007, MBA for Executives Dinner (all reunion classes)
7:30pm: Class Dinners around New Haven – 1982, 2002, 2012, 2017, Executive Education Dinner (YGELP-all reunion classes)
10:00pm: Nightcaps around New Haven

Sunday June 26th
9:00am Farewell Breakfast

Reunion FAQs

VISA LETTER REQUESTS

Alumni and guests traveling from outside of the country to attend reunion may request a visa letter from the Alumni Relations Office. Please fill out the form and send it back to yalesomalumni@yale.edu.

DRESS CODE

We suggest “smart casual” or "neat attire".  For reference, casual slacks and a sport coat, or nice jeans and a blouse or dress shirt seem perfectly reasonable. Wear what feels right to you.  

WHERE CAN I PARK FOR FREE ON CAMPUS?

Free parking is available throughout the weekend at the locations listed below: 

Lot 22 located at 180 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 (Located on Whitney Ave. Access across from Humphrey Street) *beginning at 3pm on Friday, June 24
Lot 16 located at 260 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 (Located at Whitney Ave and Humphrey Street) *beginning at 4pm, on Friday, June 24
Pierson-Sage Parking Garage located at 260 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 (Located at Whitney Ave and Humphrey Street) *beginning at 4pm on Friday, June 24

Additional parking information can be found here.

DO I NEED TO BE VACCINATED TO ATTEND REUNION IN PERSON?

According to the current Yale events and visitor’s policy, all guests and event attendees are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.For more information and to read this policy in full, please visit: https://covid19.yale.edu/visitors-policy

WHAT ARE THE ANTICIPATED COVID SAFETY REQUIREMENTS?

We will be making every effort to make this event a fun and seamless experience for you and your guests. However, we are aware that COVID-19 variants are still present in New Haven and in places from which you and your classmates are traveling. Here are the latest policies in place to ensure the safety of all attendees visiting campus as well as Yale staff and students. Please continue to check back for any updates. 

WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT YALE’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 AND COMMITMENT TO KEEPING THE COMMUNITY SAFE?

 Please vase visit: https://covid19.yale.edu/

WHAT FUN THINGS ARE THERE TO DO IN NEW HAVEN WITH FAMILIES?

Please check the website of individual locations regarding the most recent guidelines surrounding hours of operation, visitor policies, and vaccination requirements. 

Yale University Art Gallery The Yale University Art Gallery collects, preserves, studies, and presents art in all media, from all regions of the globe and across time. The museum’s exceptional collection—numbering nearly 300,000 objects—is the core of its identity. It sustains and catalyzes all we do.

Founded in 1832, the Gallery is the oldest university art museum in America. Today, it is a center for teaching, learning, and scholarship and is a preeminent cultural asset for Yale University, the wider academic community, and the public. The museum is open to all, free of charge, and is committed to engaging audiences through thoughtful, creative, and relevant exhibitions, programs, and publications.

Yale Center for British Art The Yale Center for British Art is a public art museum and research institute that houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. Presented to the university by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the collection reflects the development of British art and culture from the Elizabethan period onward. 

East Rock Park The Summit of East Rock is accessible by foot, bicycle or car and affords visitors a spectacular view of downtown New Haven, New Haven Harbor, Long Island Sound, and surrounding communities. It is a favorite tourist stop in New Haven. The 425-acre park is located on the New Haven / Hamden border.

New Haven Museum Three hundred and seventy-five years of history come to life at the New Haven Museum. From the colony’s founding as a puritan village through its growth into a major industrial center and now a thriving metropolitan area, New Haven’s history is brought to life for our visitors, inspiring a rich appreciation of the City’s past, present, and future.

Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop is an experimental learning workshop for students, teachers, and families. We collect, interpret, and teach experiments that are the roots of design and invention.

The New Haven Green Founded in 1638, New Haven, Connecticut is one of the oldest cities in the United States and also one of the most walkable cities in New England. The New Haven Green, a remarkable 16-acre site in the center of the downtown, is the central square in the original nine square design of the city. The Green is famous for its canopy of elm trees, free concerts, and historic architecture. 

The Committee of the Proprietors of Common and Undivided Lands at New Haven was established in 1810. The five trustees act to preserve the Green's history, preventing its commercialization and ensuring that it remains an open and beautiful green space for enjoyment by the community. The New Haven Green is a National Historic Landmark and was named one of the country's top 10 public spaces by the American Planning Association.
 
Ely Center of Contemporary Art Founded in 1961, the John Slade Ely House is New Haven's first major arts center curating hosting many regional arts organizations.

Grove Street Cemetery The New Haven, Connecticut, burial ground, opened 1796, is the oldest cemetery in the nation designed as a “city of the dead,” with named avenues and cross streets. A National Historic Landmark, it is also the first chartered burial ground in the United States and the first to be arranged in family lots.

Wooster Square Park  Wooster Square is a neighborhood in the city of New Haven, Connecticut to the east of downtown. The name refers to a park square located between Greene Street, Wooster Place, Chapel Street and Academy Street in the center of the neighborhood. The Wooster Square Park is included in the Wooster Square Historic District and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Ralph Walker Skating Rink Ralph Walker Ice Rink at Blake Field is New Haven's open-air ice rink. 

Pez Visitor Center Come see and experience the PEZ brand in person. Over 4,000 square feet dedicated to all things PEZ! See the largest, most comprehensive collection of PEZ memorabilia on public display in the world, PEZ motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers, the world's largest PEZ dispenser, viewing area into our production area, PEZ trivia game, retail area, interactive historical time line and much more. Learn about the brand that has been inspiring and innovating since 1927!

It Adventure Indoor Ropes Course It Adventure Ropes Course - Two 60’ high ropes courses. The largest indoor ropes course in the world, with over 100 activities like zig zag swinging beams, crisscross angle rope ladders, cargo nets, bridges, and plank-walking!
 

Hotel Room Blocks

Book your accommodations

Courtyard New Haven at Yale 
30 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-6221
(800) 321-2211
Book your group rate for Yale SOM Reunion 2023
Cut-off date: 4/5/23

The Graduate New Haven 
1151 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 207-7070
Book your group rate for Yale SOM Reunion 2023

The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 503-3900
Book your group rate for Yale SOM Reunion 2023
Cut-off date: 4/20/23

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 772-6664
Book your group rate for Yale SOM Reunion 2023
Cut-off date- 4/4/23 

Your Yale SOM Reunion is an opportunity to come back to campus and also to give back to the school.

Contact

For more information about Yale SOM reunions, contact: 

Shannon English