Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College

Alumnae/i

Reunion FAQs

We had a great time at the 2017 Reunion! Please stay tuned for more information for 2018.

ACCOMMODATIONS

On-campus Housing:

Dorm rooms* are included in all overnight reunion registration packages. Please note these are modest dorm room accommodations. Shared co-ed bathrooms are located in each hallway. We will provide sheets, pillows, towels, blanket and a bar of soap.

*When you register on-line, please indicate your preferred roommate. If one is not listed, someone from your class will be assigned.

Local area hotels:

Residence Inn Boston Bridgewater (9 miles from campus)
2020 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, MA  508-697-1412
Wheaton College has reserved a block of rooms at the Residence Inn in Bridgewater located 9 miles from campus. The rates are Studio King Suite $169; Studio Queen/Queen Suite $189. Limited rooms available at this price point, so be sure to make your reservation soon! Please mention Trustee - Reunion Weekend to receive the discounted rate. Deadline to reserve under this rate is Friday, April 28.

Holiday Inn Mansfield-Foxboro Area (10 miles from campus)
31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA     1-800-972-3381

Comfort Inn (9 miles from campus)
4 Fisher Street, Foxborough, MA     (508) 543-1000

Holiday Inn Taunton-Foxboro Area (5 miles from campus)
700 Myles Standish Blvd, Taunton, MA 02780      (508) 823-0430

TRAVELING TO WHEATON & PARKING

Flying to New England

T.F. Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island
Approximately 30 miles to Wheaton; minimal traffic; rental car and limousine services available; MBTA commuter rail connects the airport to the Providence train station and beyond. (Train schedule from Providence airport is limited.)

Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts.
Approximately 35 miles to Wheaton; traffic heavy at times; rental car and limousine services available;
The Silver Line connects passengers from Logan to South Station. From South Station, the MBTA Commuter Rail has daily service between Boston and Mansfield (view MBTA schedule). GATRA or taxi services can provide a connection from Mansfield to campus. (View GATRA schedule.)
Great Woods Shuttle, based in Mansfield, serves passengers going to Logan or T.F. Green. (508) 339-8294.

Local Taxi Services:

  • Foxfield Taxi (508) 339-2828
  • Mansfield Taxi (508) 339-3771
  • Bill's Taxi in Mansfield (508) 339-0808
  • Limousine Services:
  • Mass Limousines 1-800-342-5894
  • Pegasus Shuttle Service (508) 822-4388
  • At Your Service Limo 1-800-867-5466
  • Alexander's Limousine (508) 822-8087

Driving to Campus

  • From Boston and the north: Take I-95 south to Exit 6A, I-495 south.  Follow I-495 to Exit 11.
  • From the west: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 11A onto I-495 south.  Follow I-495 to Exit 11.
  • From Providence and the south: Take I-95 north to Exit 6A.  Follow I-495 south to Exit 11.
    • From Exit 11 on I-495 take Route 140 south 2.5 miles.  Turn left at the intersection of Routes 140 and 123.  Proceed three-tenths of a mile east on Route 123 to the visitors’ parking lot, which will be on your left.
    • From the east: Take I-495 north to Exit 10.  Follow Route 123 west for 1.5 miles to Wheaton.  The visitors’ parking lot will be on your right, just past the intersection with Elm Street.

Parking

Alumnae/i who arrive before 7 p.m. on Friday will find parking generally available on campus.  Available parking spots may not be located in immediate proximity to Mary Lyon Hall or to a residence hall, and travel time should be planned accordingly.  Saturday morning arrivals should be aware that college public safety officers may be directing motorists to parking sites off-campus to accommodate the high volume of visitors, especially in the event of inclement weather.  For these off-campus lots, a shuttle service will provide transportation to campus. Parking is not permitted along Filmore Drive.

Please note: Parking is not permitted in front of Mary Lyon Hall and is strictly enforced by the Town of Norton.  Alumnae/i may only be dropped off in front of the building.
More Information about directions to Wheaton, local restaurants, and area accommodations may also be found on the Wheaton website at wheatoncollege.edu/about/our-location.

USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS

  • Registration, Alumnae/i Relations, Golf cart requests 508-286-8207
  • Haas Athletic Center 508-286-8216
  • Public Safety (routine/business)  508-286-8213
  • Public Safety (Emergency only) 508-286-3333
  • Rain decision 508-286-8285
  • Switchboard 508-286-8200

From campus phones, dial the last four digits to connect with offices.

REFUNDS

Please note, after May 5, 2017, no refunds will be granted.

Comments are closed.