Harvard Extension School Alumni Weekend

Harvard Extension School Alumni Weekend

Watch the HES Alumni Symposium LIVE on Saturday, May 25th! Click here to watch! Please note: The listing will not appear on the "HEAA Events Publication Listing" page until a few minutes PRIOR to 10AM EST on May 25th.

Registration has closed for HES Alumni Weekend. Please email alumni@extension.harvard.edu for available for Full Weekend, Saturday or Sunday only ticket options.

Join us for HES Alumni Weekend on May 24-26, 2019! Come back to campus to discover, learn, and connect with the alumni and faculty that made your time at Harvard so memorable. Class of 2019 graduates welcome! See the full Alumni Weekend schedule below, learn about staying on campus & submitting an Alumni Symposium proposal.

Alumni Symposium

If you are working on something that is cutting edge, and/or changing the face of communities around the country or the world, then the Alumni Symposium is your chance to showcase it -  this event is live-streamed globally! Many Harvard Extension School alumni like yourself are doing amazing things and we want to hear about it to foster dialog and collaboration among alumni. 

Submissions have closed for Alumni Symposium proposals.

Pricing & Ticket Options

Full Weekend Saturday Only Sunday Only
$175 per person $100 per person $100 per person

*Ticket prices do not reflect a $25 registration fee per person. The registration fee helps to defray the fixed costs of Alumni Weekend.

Register for Alumni Weekend

Housing Information

On Campus housing is now closed for HES Alumni Weekend.

Housing is available once again in the dorms of Harvard Yard! Dorm rooms are available for any configuration of nights beginning Friday 5/24 through Mon 5/27 (checking out on Tuesday 5/28 by noon) for $75 per person, per night.  Example: Per couple, per night is $150.00.

Staying in Harvard housing, you will be electing to stay in the same wonderful and quaint dorms which typically accommodate students. The dorms are simple, no-frills, shared bathrooms, no A/C, or fans but it’s a beautiful and historic setting right in the heart of it all in the Yard! To learn more about staying on campus and suitemates please see the FAQ.

On-Campus Housing FAQ 

*Deadline for on-campus housing is April 26, 2019. 
**Housing is not included in the cost of the full weekend.
***Dorm living not for you? No worries, for a listing of area hotels, you may consult Harvard Square Accommodations for recommendations and listings.

Alumni Weekend 2019 Schedule of Events:

Friday, May 24, 2019
Registration Opens
Ticknor Lounge, Bolyston Hall 
Harvard Yard

6:00-9:00pm: Welcome Reception 
Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall 
Harvard Yard

Saturday, May 25, 2019
9:00-11:00am: Registration 
Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall 
Harvard Yard

9:30-10:00am: Breakfast Gathering
Maxwell Dworkin Lobby

10:00-1:00pm: Alumni Symposium
Maxwell Dworkin 
Room G-115 

1:00-3:00pm: Picnic & Yard Games in Harvard Yard
Under a tent outside Holworthy Hall
Harvard Yard

3:00-6:00pm: Relax, Rejuvenate & Refresh
Explore campus, tour the Harvard Art Museum, connect with fellow attendees or put your feet up!

6:00-9:00pm: Reception with Dean Lambert
Glass Box
Smith Campus Center
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:15-8:00am: Morning Stroll along the Charles 
Meet at the John Harvard Statue
Harvard Yard

9:00-10:00am: Breakfast & Continued Registration
Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall 
Harvard Yard

10:00- 12:30pm: "Sustainability for the 21st Century" with Thomas P. Gloria, PhD
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 
Harvard Yard

12:30-2:00pm: Lunch at Ticknor Lounge
Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall 
Harvard Yard

2:00-7:00pm: Sunset Dinner Harbor Cruise on The Lexington
Rowes Wharf | Charles Riverboat Company
**Boarding The Lexington begins at 4:45PM, however shuttles will be leaving Cambridge at 2PM to avoid traffic and allow time downtown for Alumni Weekend attendees.
***Cruise time: 5PM-7PM.

Shuttle to Harbor Cruise: 2:00PM at Johnston Gate
Shuttle back to Harvard Yard: 7:15PM

Questions? Email alumni@extension.harvard.edu

Event Details


Harvard Yard
Cambridge , MA 02138


May 24, 2019 3:00 pm