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REGISTRATION

How do I register for Reunion?
Registration opens on March 5. Click here for more information.

What does it cost to attend Reunion?
Costs will vary for Reunion attendees depending on what you select to attend. There is a registration fee per alumnus/na. Additional event pricing information is available on the registration form and Schedule at a Glance. Visit your class 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, breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday and trolley service to and from campus on Thursday and Friday.

  • $80 early registration (through April 20)
  • $90 regular registration (April 21–May 23) 
  • $100 on-site registration (May 31-June 1)

Can I bring my family to Reunion?
Yes, adults are welcome to Reunion programming and events. We also encourage you to bring your family to Boston. Check out all the great things they can do while youre attending Reunion by visiting the Explore Boston section below

If I am already registered, how do I add additional events or guests to my registration?  
Please call the Alumni Engagement team at (617) 384-8520 to add events or guests to your current registration.

Will I receive a registration confirmation?  
Yes, you will receive confirmation via email at your preferred email address used with your HarvardKey. 

What if I have to cancel my Reunion registration? 
If you cancel in writing before May 5, a full refund will be made. If you cancel after May 5, you will be charged a $20 cancellation fee for each event you are registered for. 

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 and personalized Reunion itinerary at check-in. Your nametag is your admission to all events.

Check-in hours and locations
          Thursday, May 31 | 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
          Lobby, New Research Building (NRB)
          77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

          Thursday, May 31 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
          Reunion Gala, Four Seasons Hotel Boston

          Friday, June 1 | 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
          Lobby, New Research Building (NRB)
          77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

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 check in at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Thursday evening.

SCHEDULE

Where do I find the Reunion schedule for my class? 
Click here to access your class 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 31 at the Reunion Gala. You will be notified of your assigned class photo time at Reunion check-in. You can pre-order an 8x10 print for $25 or pay $30 on-site.

TRANSPORTATION

Is parking available on campus?
Limited discounted parking is available in the Harvard Medical School garage, located at 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, for $15 a day from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Registration is required to reserve your spot.

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 Boston/The Revere Hotel Thursday and Friday, starting at 8 a.m. Pick-up and departure times and locations will be posted soon.

Is transportation provided to my class events? 
Transportation to and from class events is not provided. Please refer to the printable schedule and event details posted on your class page for directions and parking information 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 25.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Who is attending Reunion from my class?
A listing of all registered attendees (unless opted out) will be posted online on the attendee page.

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 the Alumni Engagement team at (617) 384-8520.

Is child care available? 
Child care is not provided by HMS. Services are available through companies like Summer Sitters and Boston's Best Babysitters, among others.  

EXPLORE BOSTON

What are some fun activities I can check out while in Boston?
Check out the links below for some suggestions.

*Harvard Art Museums admittance is free the weekend of Reunion when you wear your Reunion nametag.