Frequently Asked Questions

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Registration and Fees

Why should I register? Who should I register?
Registration is required for all alumni and guests to ensure housing accommodations and meals.
**For Reunion 2022, you must register and show proof of vaccination and booster to come to campus. You will be able to upload a photo of your vaccination card (and your guest(s)) through the registration process**

How much does Reunion cost?
The per-adult fee varies by class. Fees help cover the costs of Reunion expenses such as food, beverages, and rented tables, chairs, and tents. Please note every registration fee is already subsidized by the college. To view reunion fees, click here.

What is the age that determines if my child is considered a youth or an adult?
Children (ages 3 and younger) are free when accompanying the alumna/us to reunion activities and meals. Children (ages 4-16) should be registered as a YOUTH and have nominal fees for housing accommodations and meals.

Can I attend for a part of the weekend?
Yes. There are many different pricing packages. Click here to view current packages and rates. Please note, rates are subject to change prior to registration opening.

Is there a registration deadline?
Yes, April 22, 2022. Please note due to campus protocols we will not be able to accept walk-ins or any registrations after the deadline.

Can I come if I didn’t pre-register?
Due to campus protocols we will not be able to accept walk-ins or any registrations after the deadline.

Can I come if I am not in a Reunion year?
Due to the volume of classes invited back this year, we want to make sure classes in reunion years have priority. Therefore, we will not have the capacity to accommodate non-reunion classes this year.

What is the refund policy?
Refunds can only be requested on or before April 22, 2022, or in extreme emergency situations.  Approved refund checks or credit reversal will be handled after Reunion weekend. Please contact the Alumni Office at 508-286-8207 if you have any questions. 

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Meals

Do I have to register ahead for meals?
Yes, it is required. To be guaranteed meals, you must register in advance. Saturday lunch and Saturday night class dinners tend to sell out.

I have dietary restrictions or an allergy, is Wheaton able to accommodate my needs?
Yes, when you register, please indicate in the dietary section what accommodations you need.  If you have questions, please call the Alumni Office at 508-286-8207.

 

Housing

Is on-campus housing available?
Yes, rooms are available for alumni and their guests in the residence halls.  It is on a first-come, first serve basis when registration opens in March.

*In order to receive housing on Friday or Saturday, you must be registered for a meal.

*Rooms are available Friday and Saturday night only.  There is no opportunity to stay on Campus until Monday.

Where will I be housed?
Each class will be assigned to the same residence hall.  Please note these are modest room accommodations. Shared co-ed bathrooms are located in each hallway. We will provide sheets, pillows, towels, a blanket and a bar of soap.  **Please bring any “extra comforts” from home such as a fan, alarm clock, flip flops for the shower, as well as an extra pillow, blanket and towel.**

Can I choose my roommate(s)?
Yes, there is space for you on the registration to put a roommate, we recommend that you have your roommate request you on their registration as well.  You may also request to be near other friends as you will not all fit in one room.

**If you wish to be assigned to a room close to a particular classmate/s, you and the other members of your group must make a request at the time you register. We will do our best to accommodate these requests on a first-come, first-serve basis.

** Single Room Requests: Due to COVID-19 protocols and availability, we will update this as we get closer to registration opening.

When do I find out where I will be staying?
Residence hall assignments will be available the week leading up to Reunion but room assignments will not be available until you check in.

What can I do if I do not want to stay in a residence hall?
There are local area hotels where  you can book a room. The College has a hotel block at the Sonesta Select Boston Foxborough Mansfield.

*Rate guaranteed of $139 per night runs until May 13, 2022, or if the block sells out first. You can book here.

Other Local area hotels:

Residence Inn Boston Bridgewater (9 miles from campus)
2020 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, MA 508-697-1412

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

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Check-In and Parking

Where do I check in?
Check-in details will be updated as we get closer to the event start date.

Where can I park after I check in?
Parking details will be updated as we get closer to the event start date.

 

Alcohol Policy

What is Wheaton College’s alcohol policy?
Please click here for the alcohol policy.

 

Lost and Found

If I lose something while on campus, where do I go?
The lost and found is in Mary Lyon Hall.  You can either go to check in to find this or call the Alumni office at 508-286-8207 to see if it has been turned in.

What do I do if I leave something behind?
Please call the Alumni office at 508-286-8207.  If we were able to find it, we will mail it to you as soon as we can.

 

Commencement

What happens before and during Commencement?
Commencement is at 10 a.m. sharp.  Alumni will line up in front of Stanton Hall prior to the start of graduation in order to walk in the procession. The program will last approximately 2 hours.

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Accessibility and Transportation

What provisions have been made for individuals with accessibility accommodations?
The Alumni office works with the Public Safety Department (508-286-8213) to try to meet the needs of all of our guests.

How do I get around campus if I have mobility issues?
During Reunion weekend, staff and student volunteers will be driving golf carts.  If you need a ride, you can call the Alumni office at 508-286-8207.

Can Wheaton provide transportation to the College for Reunion?
Unfortunately, the College does not provide transportation for Reunion.  There are local taxi services that can give you a ride.  There is also a bus to the College from the Mansfield MBTA train station.

Local Taxi Services:
Foxfield Taxi 508-339-2828
Mansfield Taxi 508-339-3771
Bill’s Taxi in Mansfield 508-339-0808

 

Pet Policy

Unfortunately, with the exception of certified service animals, pets are not allowed in the dormitories. If you should choose to stay on campus, you will need to board your pet at a local kennel.

 

Attire

Relaxed! Unless your class leaders have urged you to bring formal attire, pack your bag with comfortable clothes. Be sure to check the weather in the days prior to the weekend to adequately pack for rain, heat, cold, etc.

 

Facilities

Facility times coming soon.

 

Useful Phone Numbers

Registration, Alumni 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.

 

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To contact the office, please email alum@wheatoncollege.edu or call 508-286-8207

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