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Reunion Weekend

Let's get ready for Reunion Weekend 2021!  

After much deliberation and in consultation with members of the administration and the alumni community, we feel it is in the best interest to move Reunion Weekend 2021 to October 1-3, 2021.  Our top priority is the health and safety of our alumni and our Mount community.  While the restrictions in place are not ideal, we aim to keep our Mount traditions alive and look forward to celebrating reunion weekend with you in October.

Please check back for details and event updates regarding Reunion Weekend as we continue to plan and monitor COVID-19.

If you have questions or would like to join your reunion planning committee, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement or 301-447-5362.

Reunion GOLF INFORMATION

Our 45th Annual Alumni Reunion Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021.  As reunion approaches, more information will be provided. 

Reunion Housing Accommodations

Due to reunion being held while students are living on campus, all reunion housing accommodations will be at local area hotels.  Please visit our Reunion Hotels page for more information.  As we continue to coordinate room blocks with area hotels, more hotel information will be available.  We will be working with reunion class committees to determine what hotels will be their respective "home base" for the weekend.

Reunion Class Committee

The Office of Alumni Engagement works with each Reunion Class Committee to plan events, communications and initiatives to commemorate this special occasion.

If you are interested in joining your Reunion Class Committee, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement for more information at (301) 447- 5362 or by email.

safety and security

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our alumni and Mount community.  We ask that you follow any COVID-19 health and safety guidelines in place during the time of reunion.

Public safety officers patrol the campus, including residence halls, throughout the day and night.

If you have an emergency, please contact Public Safety at 301-447-5357 or x5357 from a campus phone.

Stay informed about Reunion 2021

Please remember our main means of communication is through this website, mail and email. To be sure that you receive all Reunion information, please update your email address and contact information by sending us an email.

Reunion 2019 photos

Want to relive Reunion Weekend 2019? Visit our Flickr page to view photos from the weekend!

Quick Links

Reunion Hotels

Local Hotel Accommodations

  • Room blocks are reserved at the hotels listed below.  We are continuing to ad hotel blocks, so please check back frequently for updates.
  • To make a reservation, please call the hotel directly.
  • Please be sure to mention the Mount St. Mary's room block and your class year when making your reservation!

Hotel Name Phone Number Class Year Distance
The Aspire Hotel & Suites 717-334-2755 OPEN 8.4 miles
The Eisenhower Hotel 717-334-8121 OPEN 8.5 miles
Country Inn and Suites 717-337-9518 OPEN 12.2 miles
Courtyard - Gettysburg 717-334-5600 1965, 1970 & 1971 16.3 miles
Days Inn - Gettysburg 717-253-9945 OPEN 16.7 miles
Wyndham - Gettysburg 717-339-0020 1970 & 1971 17.0 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites - Frederick 301-696-1565 OPEN 20.4 miles

Registration FAQs

How much does Reunion Weekend Cost?

To offer you the greatest flexibility in designing your weekend itinerary, all Reunion events are set up for registration a la carte. There will be a one-time $15 registration fee for each registrant participating in Reunion. This registration fee partially subsidizes general Reunion overhead costs like registration refreshments, tent rentals, student-worker wages, Reunion Festival and nightly entertainment.

Are non-Reunion classes invited?

Yes, alumni who are not part of an official Reunion class but would like to attend are welcome to do so.

Is there a registration deadline?

Yes. The online registration deadline is September 17.

What if I don't register before the deadline?

If you miss the Reunion registration deadline, you may register when you arrive on campus. Walk-up registration will be held in the McGowan Center in front of the Mount Bookstore.

What if I need to cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation by contacting the Office of Alumni Engagement at alumni@msmary.edu or by calling 301-447-5362.

Please note if you have made reservations with a local hotel to please contact them directly to cancel your reservation.

Activities FAQs

What is there to do during Reunion?

Reunion Weekend includes many different events. You can participate in some or all – it's up to you. Among the weekend activities and programs are the following:

  • Brute Medal Alumni Banquet.
  • Mount Briefing with President Timothy E. Trainor, Ph.D.
  • Reunion Festival.
  • Class socials and dinners.
  • Entertainment each evening.

What is my Class event?

Each Reunion class holds their own evening event held on or off campus. This is a special time for classmates to reconnect and celebrate their reunion. Guests are welcome.

Will I have the opportunity to hear President Trainor speak?

Yes! On Saturday, President Trainor will give a first-hand update on life at the Mount in his annual Mount Briefing. He will talk about what has changed, what hasn't, and what the future holds, along with a Q&A period.

Will there be alcohol?

Beer and wine are included with your class socials as well as the Brute Medal Alumni Banquet. Beer and wine are also available for purchase during the Reunion Festival. For all other Reunion events, alumni and guests must provide their own alcohol.

The university also offers an AA/Al-Anon meeting during the weekend.

Travel and Accommodations FAQs

Where should I go when I arrive on campus?

When you arrive on campus, your first stop will be registration which is held in McGowan, in front of the bookstore. At registration, you will receive your name tag, event tickets and other class and event information. If you did not register prior to arriving on campus, stop by registration to get a name tag and purchase event tickets. There will be separate lines for those that have pre-registered and those that did not.

What if the weather is bad?

Some events may be moved inside, but in traditional Mount spirit, our Reunion celebrations will continue rain or shine.

What are my housing options for the weekend?

This year, due to reunion weekend being held during the fall semester, we are unable to offer on-campus accommodations.

See our list of local area hotels where room blocks have been set-up for reunion weekend.

Can I bring my pet with me?

Pets are allowed on campus grounds, but not in campus buildings unless you have a medical need. Please look for local kennels or speak to local hotels/rentals about pet accommodations.

I have some particular needs related to accessibility. What should I do?

Mount St. Mary's is committed to making its campus accessible to persons with disabilities. However, not all areas of campus are fully accessible. Individuals who have accessibility questions should contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 301-447-5362 or alumni@msmary.edu.