Join Sam Anthony, special assistant to the archivist, on a special private tour of the National Archives with a unique Georgetown perspective. View the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Bill of Rights, and other milestone documents of U.S. history.
Friday, May 31
Join the Georgetown Women’s Center for an open house as it celebrates 28 years of programs, education, and resources for all women on the Hilltop. We also welcome members of our Women Advancing Gender Equity (WAGE) community to join us as we mark 11 years of leadership and mentorship at Georgetown.
On-site registration ends at 4 p.m.
Check-in will begin at 9 a.m., and the ceremony will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
Join us in Dahlgren Chapel to see the many changes that have occurred in the heart of campus.
The Legends of Georgetown series celebrates the life and work of faculty and staff members who have had a lasting impact on the student experience at Georgetown University. Join faculty members, staff, and alumni to honor the memory of longtime theology professor and Georgetown Chimes legend, Rev. James Walsh, S.J.
Join us at Red Square and enjoy food from Hoya-owned businesses. Check back for more details on vendors!
Join President John J. DeGioia in a conversation with a fellow Hoya as they discuss the lifelong impact of lessons learned at Georgetown. Seated lunch begins promptly at noon.
Over the past two centuries, Georgetown has been a witness to many critical moments in history. Many of these moments have been captured in Georgetown's Archives. Join Lynn Conway, the university archivist, and Dr. John Glavin (C'64), professor of English, for a discussion of Archives highlights.
Most elements of counterterrorism strategy address one of two different goals: disrupting the group itself, or changing the environment to defuse the group's anger in order to make it harder to raise money or attract recruits. Join Professor Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault, Ph.D. (G’10), Associate Professor of teaching for Security Studies Program at Georgetown, as she addresses some of the strategies currently considered by the U.S. government in order to tackle the problem of transnational terrorism, as well as the costs and benefits of those strategies.
Take a self-guided tour of the third oldest university observatory in the United States. Built in 1844, the Heyden Observatory is a true Georgetown treasure.
Georgetown University Library invites you to record stories of your time at Georgetown to share and preserve for posterity. Come ready to reminisce about your time on the Hilltop, recall historic milestones, and revel in HoyaSaxa nostalgia. Recordings will be added to the University Archives and made available in the DigitalGeorgetown repository.
Join Professor Robert Patterson (C'02) and Professor Soyica Diggs-Colbert (C'01) for a panel that will explore how the past, particularly a traumatic past, impacts the present. Given the divisive political climate following the 2016 election, we will examine how structural racism, racial violence, and exclusion function as features of American life. We will also ask: "Does understanding histories of domination offer any potential for healing the chasm that divides our nation?
Thanks to advances in technology, the opportunity to affect change in existing industries and markets has never been greater. Organizations are offering solutions for consumers that were unimaginable just 15 years ago, and in the process changing how they live everyday. Join Jeff Reid, founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, in conversation with a panel of Hoyas in the industry as they discuss how organizations are creating products and services that are useful, scalable, efficient, and cost-effective.
Bring your teen to learn more about the admissions process at Georgetown at this special session and campus tour.
Take a tour of the state-of-the-art Royden B. Davis, S.J. Performing Arts Center, and see how the arts programs and facilities at Georgetown have grown and evolved since your time on the Hilltop.
Interested in knowing what your fellow alumni have been up to since graduation? Tired of looking online for the answers? Join us for the annual alumni business showcase, which will highlight innovative companies and ideas from your classmates as well as give you the opportunity to engage with their businesses. Join Georgetown McDonough for cocktails and conversation about how you can further your own business objectives and network with your classmates. Given the success of Georgetown business alumni, this reception will be one-of-a-kind, and the collection presented by the showcase will never be duplicated.
Did you engage in community service, volunteerism, community-based learning or research, or immersion trips as a Hoya? Did you have commitments with Volunteer and Public Service (VPS), District Action Project, or CSJ during your undergraduate years? Do the acronyms ASB, H.O.P.E., ASK, and FOCI make you smile or are you still in touch with your DC Reads or DC Schools Project tutee? Remember those rides in one of the Georgetown’s vans to visit a community partner? Center for Social Justice (CSJ) invites our #HoyasForOthers to an informal happy hour during the Friday of Reunion Weekend. Grab a beer and some CSJ swag, bring your old photos so we can reminisce together, and learn about our current work in Washington, D.C. and beyond.
Join us in Dahlgren Chapel to see the many changes that have occurred in the heart of campus.
Come celebrate reunion with your fellow SFS alumni and find out about the latest initiatives and future plans for SFS.
Dean of Admissions Charles Deacon and his staff invite all current and former members of the Alumni Admissions Program to a reception to honor their commitment to Georgetown.
Join fellow alumni for a soulful, musical, reflective Shabbat in our new Makóm: A Jewish Gathering Space. The service will be led by Rabbi Rachel Gartner, director of the Jewish Chaplaincy.
Parents can take the night off while their children party with White House Nannies, a professional childcare provider that offers a high-energy, entertaining function for children ages 5 – 13. Space is limited.
Saturday, June 1
The Georgetown Legacy Society invites you to a complimentary estate planning seminar highlighting simple techniques for reducing risks while minimizing taxes and expenses through common sense estate planning approaches to protect assets, instill family values, achieve charitable objectives, and avoid family conflict. The presentation will also address common pitfalls seen in today’s estate planning as well as important tools and critical strategies to avoid these mistakes in your own planning.
Join Friends of Georgetown Rowing for a morning alumni row on the Potomac from 8 - 9:30 a.m immediately followed by the FOGR Annual Meeting beginning at 10 a.m. All rowing alumni and families are welcome! For more information, contact Pete Bautz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join classmates, families, and friends for our 5K Fun Run around Georgetown's campus.
Alumni and friends of the Class of 1969 are invited to a brunch and pinning ceremony to celebrate their 50th reunion.
On-site registration ends at noon.
Join our annual Mass to remember your classmates and other alumni who have passed away.
Join us in the recently constructed John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletic Center for a tour of the new athletics facility. Please note that some spaces within the building may not be accessible for tours.
Kick off your day by joining fellow physics alumni and the Department of Physics for breakfast in Regents Hall, the new home for the sciences at Georgetown.
Start your morning off with a free breakfast on Healy Lawn, rain or shine, as you mix and mingle with fellow Reunion Hoyas. First come, first served!
Children ages 3 – 10 will enjoy an engaging story time at the Alumni House! Refreshments will be served during a reading of children’s books, followed by engaging activities led by the Center for Social Justice.
All alumni, families, and friends are invited to a casual picnic with barbecue fare. This family-friendly gathering will include a moon bounce, magic show, and other kid-friendly activities. Please note there is no cost for children under age 10.
The Hilltop will always be home, but it might look a little different than you remember. Join Gina Bleck, assistant vice president of Design & Construction for GU Planning & Facilities Management, as she leads a tour of the new and new-to-you spaces on campus.
Alumni and guests are invited to join members of the NHS faculty and staff for an afternoon dessert reception.
Feeling overwhelmed by constant news of social injustice? Wondering how you can serve your local, national, or global community? Looking to turn your faith into action? Every year, Georgetown’s Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching, and Service (CSJ) introduces hundreds of students to the Jesuit tradition of reflection and service and administers their volunteer work in over 60 programs and with dozens of community partners in the Washington, D.C. region. In this dynamic, interactive event, experienced staff from the Center will lead participants in guided discussions and activities used to orient Georgetown students to community engagement and social justice. Come to meet other alumni and students interested in serving. Leave inspired with practical ideas to apply to your own life and feeling connected to Georgetown’s flourishing culture of service and social justice.
The music business is constantly adapting and experimenting to meet the needs of a technology-driven world. Join Anna Celenza, Thomas E. Caestecker Professor of Music, in conversation with Zaby Currie (C’04), head of Global Initiatives and Label & Artist Services at Spotify, Evan Floyd (B'14), Music Partnerships at Eventbrite, and Kevin O’Donnell (C’04), manager of Music Partnerships at Twitter, as they discuss the process of creating engaging and compelling entertainment to establish their presence in the 21st century.
Join Rev. Christopher Steck, S.J., Rev. Otto Hentz, S.J. (H'66), Professor Erin Cline, and Professor Michael Slater as they discuss questions surrounding the problem of knowledge, the relation of faith to reason, and the impact of secularization on religion. This panel will revisit some of the questions addressed during your undergraduate years and relate them to your life today.
Georgetown has always developed women and men for others, and nowhere is this more visible than in the social sector. From education to policy to arts, nonprofits often lead the way in empowering the world’s most vulnerable populations. Join Sonal Shah, executive director and professor of practice at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation, in conversation with a panel of Hoyas in the nonprofit world. They will discuss this ever-changing field and how Georgetown inspired them to a lifetime of service for others.
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Did you and your special someone both graduate from Georgetown? Join other Hoya couples for a special toast celebrating your Hoya connection.
25th Reunion Mass to remember and celebrate the members of the class who have passed away
The LGBTQ Resource Center is excited to welcome back familiar and new alums, friends, and family to our reception. This year we celebrated the 11th anniversary of the student-led Out for Change campaign that brought the center into existence. You can watch the video at lgbtq.georgetown.edu. As we continue to grow and be part of the Hilltop, please join us in learning about our work and meeting current students, faculty, and staff.
Everyone is welcome to attend this reception hosted by the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access (formerly CMSA). We invite alumna and friends to learn more about our work on inclusion, equity, and social justice on the Hilltop as we lead Georgetown's efforts to enroll and support a more diverse student body. Celebrate the significant impact of our student body, faculty, and staff on the Georgetown experience.
50th Reunion Mass to remember and celebrate the members of the class who have passed away
Parents can take the night off while their children party with White House Nannies, a professional child care provider that offers a high-energy, entertaining function for children ages 5-13. As dinner will be provided, we ask that you notify us of any food allergies. Space is limited.
Sunday, June 2
Join Georgetown University Jesuits to close your Reunion Weekend with a liturgy for all returning alumni, family, and friends.
Jump-start your morning with some coffee and a hot brunch buffet before heading home. Special seating will be available for 50th Reunion and Magis alumni. Please note that there is no charge for children under age 10.