Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Commencement Reunion

The Basics

Bring a Guest, or the Whole Family

Registered spouses, partners, guests and children may attend all reunion activities and meals.

The deadline to register for Reunion Weekend 2014 is Sunday, May 4 at midnight, after which there will be an additional $25 late fee. The absolute last day to register for Reunion Weekend is MONDAY, MAY 12 by midnight.

To register online:

50th Reunion Class of '64 Online Registration:
Go to www.wheatoncollege.net/1964reunion

All other Reunion Classes Online Registration:
Go to: www.wheatoncollege.net/2014reunion

For a schedule of weekend activities, click on the "Weekend Schedule" link on the right sidebar on this page, or here.

 

Staying on Campus

Alumnae/i and their guests will be housed together by class in residence halls. Please remember, all residence halls are coed during the weekend and rooms contain only the essentials: made-up beds, towels, soap and drinking glasses. Please bring any amenities that would make your stay more comfortable, such as a fan, reading lamp, alarm clock, flip-flops to wear to and from the shower, a favorite pillow, etc. For those who prefer hotel accommodations, a list of area hotels is provided below.

AREA ACCOMMODATIONS

Courtyard Marriott
35 Foxboro Boulevard
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 543-5222

Comfort Inn
4 Fisher Street (Rte. 140)
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 543-1000

Mansfield Holiday Inn
31 Hampshire Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
(508) 339-2200

Holiday Inn Taunton
700 Myles Standish Blvd
Taunton MA  02780
508-823-0430

The Proctor Mansion Inn
36 Common Street
Wrentham, MA 02093
(877) 384-1861

The Colonel Blackinton Inn
203 N. Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
(508) 222-6022

Renaissance Boston Hotel at Patriot Place
28 Patriot Circle
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 543-5500

Residence Inn
250 Foxborough Blvd.
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 698-2800


Registration Hours

The registration area and hospitality suite will be open from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday in Mary Lyon Hall.

Early or Late Arrival

If you arrive before or after registration hours, you should go first to Public Safety for assistance. Public Safety is located at 30 Taunton Avenue (one block south of Route 123 on Route 140 heading toward Taunton, on the left).

Stay Connected

Do you want to check your email while you're at Reunion? Public computers are available in the Wallace Library and the Balfour-Hood Café, while the Mary Lyon Hospitality Suite offers wireless for your own laptop.

Smile!

A photographer will be on hand Saturday to photograph all Reunion classes. The photos will be available for sale and are a great souvenir. Please refer to the Reunion program upon your arrival for the time of your class photo. Photo orders must be placed and paid for when the photo is taken. Forms will be available at the Mary Lyon Hall registration area.

Recreation

The Evelyn Danzig Haas '39 Athletic Center, including the indoor track, indoor tennis courts and swimming pool, is available for your use. Hours are limited and will be listed in the weekend program, available upon your arrival. Other recreational opportunities include use of the outdoor tennis courts, walking and running trails in the Wheaton Woods, and the Pappas Fitness Center, complete with treadmills, Stairmasters, elliptical trainers, Nautilus machines and free weights.

Hitting the Links

Golfers can obtain tee times for Reunion Weekend directly from a number of area courses. Please call the Office of Alumnae/i Relations before May 1 for further information about golfing.

Alumnae/i Choir

Those interested in singing with the Alumnae/i Choir on Sunday morning at the Service of Remembrance are asked to sign up on the registration form. Choir rehearsal will be Sunday morning at 7:45 a.m. in Cole Memorial Chapel and the Service of Remembrance begins at 9 a.m.

Just for Kids: Accommodations and Meals

All children may be housed in residence hall rooms with their parents at no charge if parents provide their own cribs, cots, sleeping bags, etc. Please indicate how many beds your family needs under "Housing" on your reservation form. Children 12 and under may eat in the dining rooms and attend reunion activities at no charge. Older children will be charged the same rate as adults. All children must be registered for meals in order to receive meal tickets.

Evening Child Care
An online babysitting option is available. To arrange a sitter, visit the website www.care.com
1.  Sign up for an individual one-month subscription ($30-$40). Please note, the monthly subscription will automatically renew, so you will need to cancel your subscription right after reunion weekend!
2.  Post a job on the site for a sitter on campus and negotiate payment once you've hired a sitter.
3.  Register with your home address and then post the job as being at Wheaton College in your dorm room or wherever you are staying for the weekend.

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