Members of classes from the 1950s through 2017 rekindled old friendships and began new ones.

Reunion and Alumni College 2018

Reunion 2018 is coming to a prairie based campus near (or not so near) you May 30-June 3, 2018. Registration will open February 1.

Although Grinnell alumni are welcome at Reunion any year, in 2018, we will celebrate the following classes:

  • 1947-48-49-50: 70th Reunion
  • 1963-64: 55th Reunion
  • 1968: 50th Reunion
  • 1972-73-74: 45th Reunion
  • 1977-78: 40th Reunion
  • 1993: 25th Reunion
  • 1997-98-99 – 20th Reunion
  • 2008: 10th Reunion

Start your planning process with this preliminary 2018 Reunion Schedule.

Alumni Awards

The 2018 Alumni Award recipients will be announced in January.

Learn more about what the Alumni Awards are all about on our Alumni Awards page.

Alumni College
Wednesday, May 30 — Thursday, May 31

Alumni College provides the chance to re-experience the intellectual stimulation of the classroom with Grinnell College faculty, alumni, and staff. The 2018 Alumni College theme will be announced in late January.

When is my next reunion?

Reunion is typically scheduled for the weekend following Memorial Day. This Reunion calendar shows the schedule through 2029.

Reunion Archives

Reunion Weekend and Alumni College 2017

See a selection of memories from the weekend.

During Reunion 2017, George Drake '56 president emeritus of the College and professor emeritus of history spoke on how students started shaping Grinnell during the sixties and the tradition continues today. It WAS a Revolution!

Reunion Weekend and Alumni College 2016

Reunion 2016 brought together alumni and friends from all over the country, and even the world. Check out Reunion 2016 highlights.

Reunion Weekend and Alumni College 2015

What a great weekend! Revisit the experience with archived photos, videos, and more.

Reunion Weekend and Alumni College 2014

See archived photos, videos, and more from 2014 Reunion Weekend and Alumni College.