Please note: times, locations & events subject to change.

  • 7:30 a.m. Hike to the Cross

    Calling all early risers! Join us at the foot of the hill for a morning hike to the cross and get the day started off on the right foot! (meet in the parking lot of Ageno East)

  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Registration

    Swing by the Soda Center first to pick up your weekend goodies and keys to your room. (Soda Center)

  • 8 - 10 a.m. Breakfast $8/person at the door

    Fuel up in the newly renovated dining hall for an action-packed Saturday! The price includes all-you-can-eat hot breakfast. Pay at the door. (Oliver Hall)

  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open Swim and Open Gym

    Alumni, guests and children accompanied by an adult are welcome to take a swim in the pool or head to historic Madigan Gym to shoot some hoops. (Madigan)

  • 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Campus Historical Tour

    Join us for a unique tour of campus with Chris Carter '97, MA '02 and Ron Turner '79, complete with tales of Gael lore going back to the Moraga campus’ first days in 1928. The tour will conclude at the new memorabilia display in the visitor center. (Meet in front of the Chapel)

  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Visit the Saint Mary’s Legacy Garden

    Don’t miss your chance to visit this half-acre student-run garden plot nestled in the hill behind Claeys South Residence Hall. The pesticide-free garden utilizes waste from Oliver Hall, Café Louis and Catering Services to create compost for growing fresh vegetables served in the dining hall! A garden steward will be on hand to give you a tour and provide some fresh garden goodies while you are there! (Behind Claeys South)

  • 10 a.m. - NOON Chips, CILSA and Mimosas

    You are invited to drop by and enjoy some chips, salsa & mimosas while learning about CILSA! CILSA is the service-learning and social justice education center at Saint Mary's. Each year over 1,000 students engage their head, heart & hands in over 40,000 hours of community service through both coursework and student leadership programs. Learn about our programs and how we're reaching out to alums to create a lasting impact. Drop by! (Delphine Lounge)

  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bookstore is Open

    Is that sweatshirt or t-shirt looking a little tattered and threadbare? Update your wardrobe with new Saint Mary’s and Gael gear from the campus bookstore. Discounts will be offered on select merchandise.

  • 11 a.m. - NOON Photography by Michael Collopy '82

    Saint Mary's alumnus Michael Collopy is one of the preeminent portrait photographers of our time and has gained worldwide recognition for his commissioned portraits of hundreds of public figures. Come see this stellar exhibition and meet the artist! (SMC Museum of Art)

  • NOON - 2 p.m. Faculty and Alumni Author Meet & Greet

    Calling all faculty and alumni authors! Come mingle with faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members during Reunion Weekend, meet fellow authors and be ready to sell copies of your book! If you have written and published a book and can arrange to be on campus on Saturday, July 19 from noon - 2 pm, we'd love to showcase your work! (De La Salle Lawn)

  • NOON - 3 p.m. Family Picnic $15/person, $8/child

    Bring the whole family to enjoy the afternoon sunshine on the De La Salle Hall lawn. The kids will love the bounce house and photo booth, while you catch up with classmates and groove to live music from the DJ. Price includes barbeque lunch, beer and wine. (De La Salle Quad)

  • NOON - 2 p.m. Golden Gaels Luncheon (classes of '53 and earlier ONLY) $20/person

    Alumni from all classes of 1953 and earlier are invited to attend a luncheon in your honor. Brother Mel will be in attendance to welcome you as a member of the all-new Golden Gael Society! (Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall)

  • 2 - 3 p.m. Winetasting with Speratus Winery

    After the family picnic, meet the winemaker from Speratus Winery and sample some of their new releases. Be prepared to swirl, sniff and sip several of their delicious Napa Valley varietals during this interactive tasting. Speratus takes its name from the Latin word sperare “to hope”. Everything from the fruit, to the barrel, bottles, corks, winemaking and marketing of Speratus Wines is donated, to ensure 100% of proceeds go to scholarship funds supporting Lasallian education. (Claeys Lounge)

  • 2 - 3 p.m. Storytelling with Saint Mary's historian and author Ronald Isetti, Ph.D.

    Former Christian Brother Ron Isetti taught history for 35 years at SMC. His new book, "On These Promising Shores of the Pacific", chronicles the College's first 150 years. Hear tales of Saint Mary's past, including many that didn't make it into the printed publication! Copies of his book will be available for purchase. (Brother Jerome West, Presentation Room)

  • 2 - 3 p.m. Children's Storytelling

    All children are invited to join Brother Richard Lemberg for story time at the library and receive a special gift! Must be accompanied by a parent. (Library)

  • 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. A Conversation with the President

    The Alumni Association Board of Directors invites you to a special interactive Q&A with President Donahue. Get to know your new president as he responds to your questions! (LeFevre Theater)

  • 4:30 p.m. Champagne Toast to Gael Love

    Did you meet your spouse or significant other at Saint Mary's? Did you -- or do you plan to -- get married in the chapel? If so, come celebrate Gael love before Mass with a quick champagne toast and blessing. (Chapel Foyer)

  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reunion Mass

    Join all classes for this special reunion memorial mass. (Chapel)

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. ALL CLASS Cocktail Reception (Undergrads ONLY)

    Get the evening started in style with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as the sun sets on the Chapel Plaza. Please note, the cocktail reception is included in the class dinner price. For Golden Gael, Graduate and Professional Studies Alumni, please see event details below for the cost and location of your respective receptions. (Chapel Plaza)

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Golden Gaels Reception (classes of '53 and earlier ONLY) $30/person

    Following mass, join your fellow classmates in the Brothers Courtyard for a private reception. Wine, beer and appetizers will be served. (Holy Family Courtyard)

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Graduate and Professional Studies Reception $30/person

    Wrap up the day in style with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the Quad. (Ferroggiarro Quad)

  • 7:30 - 9 p.m. Class Reunion Dinners (Undergrads ONLY) $60/person

    Celebrate your class reunion over dinner in various locations around campus. Price includes a prime rib dinner (vegetarian options available) and wine. (Chapel Lawn)

  • 9 - 11 p.m. Reunion Dance

    After dinner, meet up in the the Soda Center to dance the night away to music spanning the decades, played by Gael DJ Andrew Verducci ’07 of Verducci Entertainment. And don’t forget to stop by the photo booth for a commemorative snapshot of the night! Full bar available. (Soda Center)

  • 9 - 11 p.m. Reunion Lounge is Open

    Enjoy a hosted bar and light music, while continuing your conversations with classmates and friends. (Claeys Lounge, Soda Center)

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