We look forward to Reunion Weekend 2018!

On June 8-10, we will celebrate the classes of '68, '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, '08, and '13.

Pre-registration has been extended to Monday, May 28 at midnight. If you have any difficulty completing online registration, please call the office of Alumni Relations at 888-444-1889 to register by phone.

We look forward to seeing you at Reunion!

You can view photos from Reunion 2017 on the Saint Anselm College Alumni Flickr channel.

Reunion Information

  • General Information

    General Information:
    Reunion will be held on June 8-10, 2018. If you have recently moved, please contact the Alumni Office to update your information. You can register online, over the phone or by mail. Please register by May 28, 2018 to ensure that proper arrangements can be made. Pre-registration is required for meals. Tickets and Reunion packets will be distributed at the Dana Center during Reunion Weekend. For more information, please contact the Alumni Office at (888) 444-1889 or alumni@anselm.edu.

    On Campus Housing:
    Every effort will be made to group Reunion classes together. Please remember that residence hall rooms are basic, with no private baths. Linens are provided, including sheets, blankets, pillows and towels. Suggested items to bring: fan, hairdryer, toiletries, alarm clock, extra blankets and towels. Residence hall rooms accommodate up to 2 people per room. Housing assignments are typically made after Reunion registration has closed. Refer to your Reunion brochure for pricing information.

    Hotel Accommodations:
    Mention Saint Anselm College for Special Rates

    • Bedford Village Inn: (603) 472-2001, 2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford
    • Fairfield Inn by Marriott: (603) 625-2020, 860 South Porter Street, Manchester
    • Holiday Inn: (603) 641-6466, 2280 Brown Avenue, Manchester
    • Holiday Inn Express: (603) 669-6800, 1298 South Porter Street, Manchester
    • Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly, Radisson): (603) 625-1000, 700 Elm St, Manchester
    • Quality Inn: (603) 668-6110, 55 John E Devine Drive, Manchester
    • SpringHill Suites: (603) 668-9400, 975 North Perimeter Road, Manchester

    Weekend Attire:
    Business attire is appropriate for Friday’s Golden Anselmian Induction Dinner (Golden's Only event). Smart casual attire is appropriate for Saturday’s class dinners, and casual dress for the remainder of the weekend.

    Kids Camp:
    Kids Camp offers a fun filled day for children ages 3-12. Kids 13 and older are welcome to serve as junior counselors; Kids should bring bathing suits, towels and extra clothing. For more information, please contact the Alumni Office at (888) 444-1889.

    Special College Facility Hours:

    • Davison Hall: Closed other than Meals/Events listed on Schedule. Pre-registration is required for all meals and events.
    • Coffee Shop/Pub: Friday 4 p.m. – 1 a.m. *Limited menu
    • Bookstore: Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Mass Schedule: Friday 5 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m., Sunday 10 a.m.
    • Fitness Center: Saturday 7 a.m. – 12 p.m
  • Reunion 2018 Schedule

    Friday, June 8


    12 – 9 p.m. Reunion Check-in
    Dana Center Lobby
    Dana Center will serve as the welcome center for Reunion Weekend. Check-in and welcome packets will be in Dana Center. Campus maps, Reunion schedule, transportation schedule, and other important information will be available. If you have any questions throughout the weekend, feel free to stop by!

    11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Class of 1968 and Golden Anselmian Welcome Luncheon
    Davison Hall

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tours of the New Roger and Francine Jean Student Center Complex
    Check out the new Student Center Complex. Tour guides will be available to answer your questions.

    3 p.m. Managing Your IRA Distributions and Other Retirement Income
    Geisel Library, Periodicals Room
    An estate and retirement presentation by a financial planning panel including an Estate Planning Attorney, a Financial Planning Professional and a Saint Anselm College faculty expert. Moderated by Peter M. Labombarde, CFSC, Director of Gift Planning.

    4 p.m. Council of Golden Anselmian Annual Meeting
    Geisel Library, Periodicals Room

    4 p.m. – 1 a.m. Pub Gathering with all alumni
    Coffee Shop and Pub
    Live music in the Coffee Shop from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
    Cash Bar and Grill - order food in the Coffee Shop until 11 p.m.

    5 p.m. Class of 1968 and Golden Anselmian Memorial Mass
    Abbey Church
    Class of 1968 and Golden Anselmian class picture will be taken after Mass on the Abbey Church steps.

    6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Golden Anselmian and Class of 1968 Induction Dinner
    Davison Hall
    This formal dinner marks the induction of the class of 1968 into the Order of Golden Anselmians.


    Saturday, June 9


    8 – 11 a.m. Breakfast
    Davison Hall

    8 a.m. Historical Walking Tour
    Statue of Saint Anselm in front of Alumni Hall
    Join Saint Anselm College Archivist, Keith Chevalier for a walking tour of the Hilltop, exploring the history of the campus and the “extinct” buildings. Please note, the tour leaves promptly at 8 a.m.

    8:30 a.m. Morning Mass with the Monastic Community
    Abbey Church

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Reunion Check-in
    Dana Center Lobby

    9:30 a.m. Christopher Q. Cabana ’89 Memorial Fun Run/Walk
    Dana Center
    3-mile campus road race. All skill levels welcome to participate.

    9:30 a.m. Nursing Lab Presentation & Tour.  
    Gadbois Hall
    A presentation and guided tour of the Nursing Simulation labs.

    10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Geisel Library Open House
    Check out the Geisel Library. Tour guides will be available to answer your questions.

    10:30 a.m. Military Service Tribute
    Main Quad, Veterans Memorial
    Join us to honor Saint Anselm alumni who have served, or are currently serving in the military.

    11 a.m. Yoga Class
    Carr Center
    All skill levels welcome. *limited space available

    11:30 a.m. Faith in the Future: Strategic Plan Update with President Steven R. DiSalvo, Ph.D.
    Auditorium, Roger and Francine Jean Student Center Complex
    Join President DiSalvo for an update and discussion of the State of the College.

    11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Alumni Lunch and Lawn Party, Fun for the Family!
    Campus Green in front of Davison Hall
    Catch up with classmates and enjoy lunch, music and games. BBQ lunch catered by KC's Rib Shack. Pre-registration is required for lunch. Cash Bar will be available under the tent.

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tours of the New Roger and Francine Jean Student Center Complex
    Check out the new Student Center Complex. Tour guides will be available to answer your questions.

    1:30 p.m. Creating Your Own Legacy at Saint Anselm College
    President’s Dining Room in Davison Hall
    An estate and retirement presentation by a financial planning panel including an Estate Planning Attorney, a Financial Planning Professional and a Saint Anselm College faculty expert. Moderated by Peter M. Labombarde, CFSC, Director of Gift Planning.

    2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. “Haustus” at the Monastery: A Benedictine Custom
    Saint Anselm Abbey Monastery, Cloister Garden
    Meet the new generation of Saint Anselm Benedictines, view the dining room with the “Life of Saint Benedict” stained glass windows, enjoy leisurely conversation, and refreshments in the monastery cloister garden. This is an opportunity for alumni to visit the Monastery and see areas never seen before.

    2:30 p.m. Alumni Back to College Seminar
    Dana 1D
    Check back for more details.

    3:30 p.m. Wine Lecture and Tasting
    Goulet Reading Room
    Wine lecture and tasting by Bob Furfari '71. Classically cool summer whites: Gruner Veltliner, Albarino, Johannisberg Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc.

    3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Belmont Stakes Races Viewing
    Dana Center Auditorium
    Stop by to watch the Belmont Stakes Horse Races.

    6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Class Dinners
    Class Dinner locations will be determined after registration has closed. Check back in late May for location updates. Class Pictures will be taken during your Class Dinner. Dinner is served promptly at 6 p.m. A cash bar will be at each dinner location.

    8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Reunion Celebration
    Sullivan Arena
    Celebrate with all the reunion classes. Enjoy an evening of entertainment and dancing. Appetizers and Cash Bar will be available. The theme for 2018 is "Off to the Races" to recognize the Belmont Stakes. Wear your Triple Crown-worthy outfit topped with a fascinator or bow tie and enter into our best dressed contest.


    Sunday, June 10


    8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Champagne Brunch
    Davison Hall

    10  a.m. Alumni Memorial Mass
    Abbey Church

    11 a.m. Mount Saint Mary College Alumnae Brunch
    Presidents Dining Room, Davison Hall

    12 p.m. On campus room check-out

    * Reunion 2018 schedule is subject to change.

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    What meals are pre-registration required for?

    • For planning purposes, pre-registration is required meals as we may not be able to accommodate walk-up meal purchase. These events include:
      • Saturday Lunch* provided by outside catering company, will not be able to accommodate any walk-up purchase.

    Why is there a registration fee? Do I have to pay it if I am just going to the Friday Night Pub Gathering or the Reunion Celebration on Saturday night?

    • Yes, the registration fee is required. The registration fee allows us to continue to produce comprehensive programming for reunion weekend at a nominal cost to alumni. The fee goes towards the utilities, facilities, entertainment, and food and beverage provided to all alumni at Reunion:

         - Friday Night Pub Gathering
         - Saturday seminars, tours, and other activities throughout the day
         - Reunion celebration on Saturday night.

    • Yes, the registration fee is required for the Friday Night Pub Gathering and the Reunion Celebration on Saturday night.
    • Golden Anselmians: Please refer to your Reunion Brochure for pricing details.

    Am I able to register for Reunion Weekend when I get there?

    • Yes, we will be accepting walk-in registration for the events included in your registration fee (Friday Night Pub Gathering, Saturday tours and seminars, Saturday Celebration, etc.). For planning purposes, pre-registration is required for all meals, such as the Saturday lunch or class dinner.

    Do you accept credit cards?

    • Credit cards will be accepted at the Dana Center for check-in and registration (see walk-in registration above). Please note that at many events throughout the weekend, there will be a cash bar. There is one ATM located on campus. Please plan accordingly, as the ATM frequently has a line throughout Reunion Weekend.

    How do I know if my classmates are coming?

    • When you check-in at the Dana Center, there will be a “Look Who’s Here” sign-up sheet for each class. We encourage you to check–in to show you are in attendance.

    Will there be transportation around campus?

    • Golf carts will be available for those who need assistance getting around campus during Reunion Weekend. A transportation schedule will be posted in the Dana Center and in each residence hall lobby.

    Where is my class dinner on Saturday?

    • Class dinner locations are determined by the number of attendees per class. Locations will be assigned in late May, after registration has closed. A final schedule with class dinner locations will be available when you check-in at the Dana Center.

    Where can we get coffee Saturday morning (if not attending brunch)?

    • Dana Center Lobby will have coffee available on Saturday.
    • There are Keurig machines located in the lobby of JOA for use throughout the weekend.
  • Registration: 1968 and Golden Anselmians (Graduated 50 years+)

    Reunion 2018 registration has been extended until Monday, May 28 at midnight.

    Class of 1968, please register online.

    Golden Anselmians, please register online.

    If you have any difficulty completing online registration, please call the office of Alumni Relations at 888-444-1889 to register by phone.

    We look forward to seeing you at Reunion!

  • Registration: Classes of '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, '08, and '13

    Reunion 2018 registration has been extended until Monday, May 28 at midnight.

    Classes of '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, '08, and '13 please register online.

    If you have any difficulty completing online registration, please call the office of Alumni Relations at 888-444-1889 to register by phone.

    We look forward to seeing you at Reunion!