Join us for Alumni Weekend July 26-28
We have lots of fun events planned – cruise Casco Bay, Baggot Street Café, and enjoy the Lobster Bake!
Stop by the Sister Mary Ellen Murphy Alumni Center in Xavier Hall to pick up your weekend packets with event tickets, housing keys, and have your questions answered! Please call the Alumni Office at 207-893-7890.
Friday, July 26: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, July 27: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sunday, July 29: 8 a.m.- 12 p.m., at the Stone Barn or at Campus Safety
Housing will be available on campus. The cost is $40 per person, per night, and includes breakfast on Saturday at the Café. Housing reservations must be made in advance.
Arriving on Thursday?
Join fellow alums at one of the events below to get an early start on Alumni Weekend. We are also offering housing for Thursday night this year.
Stone Barn Dinner
The Stone Barn at Sebago Lake debuts a series of farm-to-table dinners crafted by renowned Chef Mary Paine and is brilliantly staged in one of Maine’s exceptional and historic event venues. Enjoy a five-course meal of locally-sourced ingredients, specialty cocktails, and local spirits. Tickets are $100 per person and are available at www.stonebarnmaine.com.
SJC Night at Erik’s Church
824 Roosevelt Trail, Windham
Get an early start on Alumni Weekend! Join us for live music and complimentary appetizers. Drink specials and a signature drink will be available.
Throughout the Weekend
We are celebrating classes ending in 4’s and 9’s at this year’s Alumni Weekend. Reunion classes will receive information regarding class receptions upon check in.
Spend some time on the campus beach located on Sebago Lake. Amenities include a dock, picnic tables and changing house. Kayaks and paddleboards will be available for rent throughout the weekend.
Alfond Recreation Center
Take advantage of the gymnasium, running track, fitness center, aerobics, and dance room while you are on campus. Center hours are Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.
The pool and new rock wall be open on Saturday, 1 pm to 4 pm.
Stock up on SJC gear at our Campus pop-up store located at Xavier Hall. The store will be open on Friday, July 26 from noon to 4 pm and on Saturday, July 27 from 3 to 7 pm.
Alumni Weekend Packages
Saturday Pass: $75 per person (Includes all Saturday activities and meals)
Weekend Package: $175 per person until July 1. After July 1: $200 per person (Includes all events throughout the weekend plus housing on Friday and Saturday.)
For More Information
Call 207-893-7890 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is Now Open. Join us!
Schedule of Events
*subject to change
Shuttles for Welcome Back Cruise
4:15 p.m., depart from Xavier Hall parking lot
Be sure to sign up for a shuttle with the Alumni Office! Shuttles back to campus will depart at 9:30pm and 11:00pm.
Welcome Back Cruise
6:00–8:30 p.m., Portland Discovery Tours, Long Wharf, Portland
Come join your fellow SJC alumni for an unforgettable night on Casco Bay. Enjoy free food, live music, a cash bar, and plenty of dancing while cruising around the Portland Harbor! $35
Shuttle Back to Campus from the Cruise
9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., Long Wharf parking lot, between Portland Lobster Co. and DiMillo’s.
Campfire Under the Stars
10 p.m.–12 a.m., Fire Pit behind Standish Hall
Join us at our fire pit to reminisce about your days at SJC and roast some s’mores. This is an informal get together and is BYOB.
7–7:45 a.m., Alfond Center Lawn
Enjoy an early morning stretch overlooking Sebago Lake. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided.
8–10 a.m., at Baggot Street Café
A light breakfast of bagels, fruit, muffins, pastries, and beverages (plenty of coffee!) will be provided. Included with Saturday Pass and Weekend packages or $10 pp at the door.
9:30 a.m., Baggot Street Café
Join Dr. Dlugos and the Alumni Association Board of Directors as they share updates about the College.
Sisters of Mercy Tea
11 a.m.–12 p.m., Xavier Lounge, Xavier Hall
Join the Sister’s of Mercy for a cup of tea. Various teas, and desserts will be served.
Lunch – Dine in or Take to the Lake
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Pearson’s Café
Pearson’s Café will offer a selection of sandwiches, wraps, assorted lunch items, and soft drinks will be available. Dine in or take it to go to the lake. Takeout containers will be available. Included with Saturday Pass and Weekend packages or $10 pp at the door.
Walton Street Society Induction Ceremony and Luncheon
12–1 p.m., Xavier Lounge, Xavier Hall
Recognize our Alumni who will be celebrating their 50th Reunion! Join the Class of 1969 for a special pinning ceremony, and lunch. Free for the Class of 1969 and one guest. $10 for each additional guest.
International Service Trip Reunion
12 – 4 p.m., Viola Auditorium, Alfond Hall
A special opportunity for Service Trip alumni to come together for lunch and viewing of a short documentary, “Facets of Haiti” by Sarah Comtois ’18. Gale Hull (Hon. ’08) will share service trip news and updates, and recognition awards will be given.
Lawn Games at the Fishbowl
1–5 p.m., Lawn in front of Feeney Hall
Saturday is fun day! Join us at the Fishbowl for a variety of lawn games and activities. Inflatables, corn hole, bocce ball, wiffle ball, jenga and more!
Student-Led Tour of Campus
2 p.m., Xavier Hall parking lot
Saint Joseph’s is constantly updating and changing. Here’s your chance to see what’s new on campus through the eyes of a current student. Tours will be available on foot or by golf cart!
Local Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting
3:30–5:30 p.m., Baggot Street Café
Come chill out while tasting local beer, wine and spirits. Light refreshments will be provided. At 4:30 p.m., enjoy a presentation of Unearthed: Storied Artifacts & Remarkable Predecessors of the Saint Joseph’s College Campus by Dr. Steven Bridge. Included with Saturday Pass and Weekend packages or $10 pp at the door.
5:30 p.m., Healy Chapel, Heffernan Center
Join Father Gabriel Muteru to celebrate Saturday evening mass
Annual Lobster Bake
6:30 p.m., Lakefront
What’s a vacation in Maine without lobster? Join us down by the lake for a delicious Lobster Bake down! Chicken and vegetarian options available upon request. This is a BYOB event. $30
Dance Party with DJ Father Tish
9:30 p.m.–12 a.m., Baggot Street Café
Do you like to dance the night away? We do too! Come show off your best moves and relive your college days with Rupert Lewis. Included with Saturday Pass and Weekend packages or $10 pp at the door.
Camp Fire Under the Stars
10:30 p.m.–12 a.m., Fire Pit behind Standish Hall
After you’ve had enough dancing, or if you’re in the mood for a mellower party, come finish the evening under the stars at the firepit. BYOB – we’ll bring the s’mores!
9:00 –11:00 a.m., The Stone Barn, Pearson’s Town Farm
Before you make the long (or short) trek home, swing by The Stone Barn for a bite to eat, a mimosa, and some jazz music. You can also drop your keys with us here on your way out. We’ll miss you! Included in the weekend package or $20/p.