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Schedule of Events

Schedules are tentative and subject to change.


Friday | June 3, 2022

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Reunion Welcome Center Open - MacVittie College Union
Sign in and pick up your name tag, Reunion swag, itinerary, campus maps and residence hall check-in (pre-registration required). All guests are required to check-in at the Welcome Center when they arrive in Geneseo. Your Reunion name tag is your admission ticket to all free weekend events.

⭐ = 50th Reunion Exclusive Program

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- College Bookstore & Starbucks Open - MacVittie College Union

Receive a 20% discount on apparel at the bookstore when you present your Reunion name tag.
FREE

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Academic Buildings Open

Enjoy self-guided tours and exploration of the following buildings:  Bailey, Brodie, Newton, ISC, Welles, Fraser and South
FREE

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- Roemer Arboretum Tour

In this tour we will walk some of the Arboretum's paths and learn about the history of this 20-acre parcel of land, the natural history of some of its inhabitants, efforts to restore its native flora and fauna and the research and other activities which the Arboretum supports to benefit SUNY Geneseo students and the Geneseo community. Tour hosted by Dan DeZarn, Director of Sustainability. Meet at arboretum entrance (located in Parking Lot V) at 10:45 a.m.
FREE [registration required]

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. -- All-Alumni 18-Hole Golf Scramble - Livingston Country Club

Enjoy a fun, no pressure, golf outing at Livingston Country Club. Registration fee includes 18-holes, cart, lunch buffet (before play) and one drink at the clubhouse after play. Register early, space is limited.
$75 per person [registration/payment required]

⭐ 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Live On Stage at SUNY Geneseo Exhibit - Lederer Gallery (Brodie Hall)

Big-name concerts, world-renowned speakers and famous performing artists! For decades, Geneseo has been host to an incredible line-up of events. Visit the exhibit Live On Stage at Geneseo and check out memorable concert posters, the more than 7,000 contracts of performers from 1966 to 2021, and the personal recollections of Tom Matthews, the former student activities director and collector of many items on display. The gallery is open 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Extra posters will be available.
FREE

Join us at 3:30 p.m. as Tom Matthews shares his stories (concentrating on events from the 1960s and 70s) — and share some of your own!
FREE [registration required]

⭐ 50th Reunion Exclusive: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. -- Classes of 1970, 1971 & 1972 Reunion Gatherings - MacVittie College Union

Gather with classmates to reminisce, laugh and share life stories since graduation.
Class of 1970 - Hunt Room | Class of 1971 - MOSAIC Room | Class of 1972 - Mailroom Lounge
FREE [registration required]

2:00 p.m. -- Guided Walking Tour of Campus - MacVittie College Union East Lounge

Arrive 15-minutes prior to tour start time. Tours will focus on original campus (Sturges Quad) and upper campus (Milne, ISC, Erwin, Bailey, Welles, Doty and South). Tour requires some walking; a few carts will be available for guests with limited mobility.
FREE [registration required]

2:30 p.m. -- Guided Walking Tour of Campus - MacVittie College Union East Lounge

Arrive 15-minutes prior to tour start time. Tours will focus on original campus (Sturges Quad) and upper campus (Milne, ISC, Erwin, Bailey, Welles, Doty and South). Tour requires some walking; a few carts will be available for guests with limited mobility.
FREE [registration required]

⭐ 50th Reunion Exclusive: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. -- 50th Reunion Picnic for the Classes of 1970, 1971 & 1972 - MacVittie College Union

Geneseo invites the classes of 1970 and 1971 to join the class of 1972 for what will be a memorable milestone 50th Reunion Celebration picnic. Meet classmates old and new during a relaxing picnic overlooking the valley. 
$25 per person [registration/payment required]

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. -- Reunion Kickoff - College Green

Meet up with your friends and "kickoff" reunion weekend in style. Enjoy live music by Something Else and dance the night away to songs from across the decades. This event will also feature an All-Greek Tent (hosted by the DKT Fraternity in honor of their and SUNY Geneseo's 150th anniversary), a cash bar and a snack counter.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • Your Reunion name tag is your admission ticket to this event. Please plan to pick up your credentials at the Reunion Welcome Center (MacVittie College Union) in advance.
  • Every guest should be prepared to show proof of age when purchasing an alcoholic beverage at any/all reunion events.

FREE [included if you register by 5/1/22 - registration required]
$10 per person after 5/1/22

See Affinity Programming for detailed affinity chapter events and full weekend itinerary.


Participate in the 150th Anniversary Edition of the Traditions Challenge and you could win an 18" x 24" steel print of the Gazebo at sunset.


Saturday | June 4, 2022

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Reunion Welcome Center Open - MacVittie College Union
Sign in and pick up your name tag, Reunion swag, itinerary, campus maps and residence hall check-in (pre-registration required). All guests are required to check-in at the Welcome Center when they arrive in Geneseo. Your Reunion name tag is your admission ticket to all free weekend events.

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. -- 5K Fun Run / Walk - departs from College Tennis Courts

Take a scenic and leisurely jog/walk through campus. Guided by student Reunion Assistants on golf carts. This is not competitive or timed.
FREE [registration required]

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. -- College Bookstore & Starbucks Open - MacVittie College Union

Receive a 20% discount on apparel at the bookstore when you present your Reunion name tag.
FREE

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Academic Buildings Open

Enjoy self-guided tours and exploration of the following buildings:  Bailey, Brodie, Newton, ISC, Welles, Fraser and South
FREE

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. -- Live On Stage at SUNY Geneseo Exhibit - Lederer Gallery (Brodie Hall)

Big-name concerts, world-renowned speakers and famous performing artists! For decades, Geneseo has been host to an incredible line-up of events. Visit the exhibit Live On Stage at Geneseo and check out memorable concert posters, the more than 7,000 contracts of performers from 1966 to 2021, and the personal recollections of Tom Matthews, the former student activities director and collector of many items on display. The gallery is open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Extra posters will be available.
FREE

Join us at 10:30 a.m. as Tom Matthews shares his stories — and share some of your own!
FREE [registration required]

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. -- Reunion Signature Luncheon & Celebration - MacVittie College Union Ballroom

Hosted by the SUNY Geneseo Alumni Association (SGAA).
Commemorating all eras and Geneseo's forever friendships! Enjoy lunch with old friends and new; celebrate SGAA Awards recipients; be a part of this Reunion tradition that honors what Geneseo means to each of us.
$30 per person [registration/payment required]

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. -- Annual All-Alumni Block Party - Center Street (rain or shine)

An outdoor party like no other! Celebrate the spirit of the Geneseo community with alumni and friends. Enjoy a cash bar, refreshments booth and DJ. No matter when you graduated, this block party will take you back to your college days.

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE:
    • Your Reunion name tag is your admission ticket to this event. Please plan to pick up your credentials at the Reunion Welcome Center (MacVittie College Union) in advance.
    • Every guest should be prepared to show proof of age when purchasing an alcoholic beverage at any/all reunion events.
    • Don't miss the all-alumni group picture on Center Street at 4:30 p.m.

FREE [included if you register by 5/1/22 - registration required]
$10 per person after 5/1/22

9:00 p.m. -- Decade Gatherings

Find your classmates "uptown" on Saturday night:

  • 50s-60s - Dublin Corners
  • 70s - Idle Hour
  • 80s - Village Tavern
  • 90s - Intermissions (including 25th class reunions)
  • 00s - Kelly's Saloon
  • 10s-20s - Bar-Eat-O (including 10th class reunions)

FREE

*Local venues must abide by NYS Occupancy Laws and Guidelines; you may have to wait to enter some establishments if they are at their occupancy limit.

See Affinity Programming for detailed affinity chapter events and full weekend itinerary.

Schedules are tentative and subject to change.