Reunion FAQ

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REGISTRATION AND TICKETING

How do I register for Reunion?
There are two easy ways to register:
Online, by credit card:  From your class web page, access your secure class registration site. You will need your Alumni.Harvard User ID and Password to login. 
Mail, by check:  From your class web page, click on the link under “Mail, by check” to print out your class registration form and return it with a check to the address indicated.

If you are unable to access your class web page, please call Emma Hastings in the Alumni Office at (617) 384-8520 to request a paper copy by mail.

What does it cost to attend Reunion?
Costs will vary for Reunion attendees depending on what you select to attend. There is one registration fee for each registration. Complete pricing information is available on the registration form. Visit your class web page to access those documents.

What does my registration fee pay for?  
The registration fee is charged to offset Reunion costs, including but not limited to, parking, breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday, and trolley service to and from campus on Thursday and Friday.

  • $75 early registration (through April 24)
  • $90 regular registration (April 25–May 22) 
  • $100 late/on-site registration (May 23–29)

Can I bring my family to Reunion?
We encourage you to bring your family to Boston! Check out all the great things they can do while you're attending Reunion by visiting the family and friends activities web page. Activities include a Fenway Park tour, Boston Duck Tour, shopping in Back Bay, and general admission tickets to three outstanding Boston Museums.

If I am already registered, how do I add additional events or guests to my registration?  
Please call the Alumni Office at (617) 384-8520 for a special registration website where you can add events or guests to your current registration.

Will I receive a registration confirmation?  
Yes, you will receive written confirmation via email (if you register online), or by mail (if you register with a check).   

Will I receive any tickets in advance? 
No, tickets will not be mailed before Reunion. Please pick up your nametag, tickets, and registration packet at check-in when you first arrive on campus.

Do I need anything to participate in events that do not indicate “tickets required”?
Your nametag is your admission to events that do not require tickets.

What if I have to cancel my Reunion registration? 
If you cancel in writing before May 22, a full refund (less a $20 handling fee) will be made. If you cancel after May 22, we cannot guarantee a full refund because commitments and payments may have already been made and cannot be refunded.

HOTELS

What hotels do you recommend?
We have set aside blocks of discounted rooms at three local hotels: Four Seasons Hotel Boston, The Revere Hotel, and The Inn at Longwood. To check hotel locations and rates, please click here.
 

CHECK-IN

Where do I check-in?
Upon arrival, please pick up your nametag, tickets, and registration packet at check-in.

Check-In Hours and Locations
          Thursday, May 28 | 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
          Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall (Building A)

          Thursday, May 28 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
          Reunion Gala, Four Seasons Hotel Boston

          Friday, May 29 | 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
          Lobby, New Research Building (NRB)
          77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

Your nametag is your admission to events that do not require tickets.

What do I do if I arrive on campus after check-in closes on Thursday, can I still check-in at the Gala?
Yes, you will be able to pick up your registration packet at the Gala on Thursday evening.

SCHEDULE

Where do I find the Reunion schedule for my class? 
Click here to access your class web page. Click on the schedule link for a printable schedule and event details.

Where do I find the exact room locations for on-campus events? 
Room locations for on-campus events will be in the brochure you receive at check-in.

When are Class Photos taken?
Class photos are taken the evening of Thursday, May 28 at the Reunion Gala. Your class photos will be taken at a pre-determined time during the reception. You can pre-order an 8x10 print for $25 or pay $30 on-site.

TRANSPORTATION

Is parking available on campus?
Parking is available in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum Road Garage (20 Museum Road), by advanced registration. Due to construction in the HMS Quad Garage, parking is NOT available on campus. Please allow extra time when using satellite parking. More information and instructions will be sent via email by Friday, May 22 to those who pre-registered.

Is there transportation between the hotels and campus?
An Old Towne Trolley identified by HMS/HSDM Reunion banners, will operate between campus and the Four Seasons Hotel/The Revere Hotel Thursday and Friday, starting at 8 a.m. Pick-up and departure times and locations are will be posted soon.

Is transportation provided to my class events? 
Transportation to and from class events is not provided unless indicated. Please refer to the printable schedule and event details posted on your class web page for directions, parking information, and transportation to all your class events.

How do I get directions to a Reunion event at a classmate’s home?
Due to our privacy policy, we will not post the address or directions to a classmate’s home on public class web pages. An email with directions and parking information will be sent to all registered attendees by Friday, May 22.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Who is attending Reunion from my class?
A listing of all registered attendees, (unless opted out) is posted online here.

Can I request special meals because of dietary restrictions?
Please indicate any dietary restrictions for you and your guest(s) when registering. 

Can you accommodate special access needs?
Please indicate any special needs for you and your guest(s) when registering. We will do our best to accommodate them. If you have specific questions before you register, please call Emma Hastings in the Alumni Office at (617) 384-8520.

Is child care available?
Alumni can take advantage of child care services through Boston's Best BabySitters. Contact them at (617) 268-7148.