Reunion 2020

Reunion 2020 Postponed and SUPERSIZED to June 2021

Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, we will be postponing Reunion 2020 and SUPERSIZING Reunion 2021 by bringing together the 0s and 5s classes with next year’s 1s and 6s reunion classes. Reunion June 4–6, 2021, will be bigger and better! Please mark your calendars now, and stay tuned for details!

If you have registered for Reunion 2020, please click here to let us know how best to handle your registration, and if applicable, dorm room fees. 


Reunion FAQ

  • Reunion housing options

    On-campus housing will be made available for Reunion 2021 and we will establish special rates at local hotels. Stay tuned for details.

    Easthampton and Northampton also offer many Airbnb options at very reasonable prices.

    As the Pioneer Valley and Five College area is incredibly busy in June with graduations, reunions, weddings, etc., please make your off-campus reservations as early as possible.

    The area hotels below may have availability. Read more about visiting Williston here.

    D. Hotel – Holyoke – 4.8 miles – 413-533-2100

    Fairfield Inn Marriott – 4.9 miles – 413-587-9800

    Hotel Northampton – 5 miles – 413-584-3100

    The Ellery (formerly Autumn Inn) – 5.4 miles – 413-584-7660

    Hampton Inn Hadley – Hadley – 8 miles – 413-586-4851

    Homewood Suites – Holyoke – 8 miles – 413-532-3100

    Comfort Inn – Hadley – 9.9 miles – 413-584-9816

    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – Westfield – 10 miles – 413-564-6900

    Quality Inn – Westfield – 10.3 miles – 413-568-2821

    The Residence Inn – West Springfield – 10.9 miles – 413-732-9543

    Econo Lodge – Hadley – 11 miles – 413-582-7077

    Hampton Inn – West Springfield – 11.3 miles – 413-732-1300

    Clarion Hotel – West Springfield – 11.4 miles – 413-781-8750

    Holiday Inn Express – Hadley – 12 miles – 413-582-0002

    Residence Inn by Marriott – Chicopee – 13.5 miles – 413-331-4440

    Tower Square Hotel – Springfield – 14.5 miles – 413-781-7111

    Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place – Springfield – 14.5 miles – 413-781-1010

    Hilton Garden Inn – Springfield – 15.3 miles – 413-886-8000

  • Transportation

    The Williston Northampton School is located in Easthampton, in the heart of  Hampshire County in Massachusetts’ beautiful Pioneer Valley. The school is 40 miles north of Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Amtrak runs trains from New York and Boston to nearby Springfield. There is bus transportation from Springfield and Bradley Airport to Northampton, from which the campus is a short cab ride. 

  • Directions by car

    From Boston: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) west to Exit 4. Follow I-91 north to Exit 17B, then take Route 141 west four miles to Easthampton. At the first traffic light, go straight ahead onto Payson Avenue and proceed 200 yards to the campus. At the end of Payson Avenue, take a left onto Park Street, then your second left onto the campus quad. (To reach the Admission Office at 28 Park Street, follow the horseshoe drive to the opposite side, and the office is in the Homestead building on your right.) 

    From Connecticut and New York City: Take I-684 and I-84 (or I-95) to I-91 north. At Exit 17B, take Route 141 west four miles to Easthampton. At the first traffic light, go straight ahead onto Payson Avenue and proceed 200 yards to the campus. (Follow directions above to the Admission Office.) 

    From the West: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east to Exit 3. Follow Route 10 north 10 miles to Easthampton. Turn right on Greenwood Court and turn left onto Park Street. The entrance to the main quad is on your right.

    From the Northwest: Take Route 9 east to Northampton. From Northampton, take Route 10 south 5 miles to downtown Easthampton. Go straight through the traffic light and bear left onto Park Street. Continue straight through a 4-way stop. The entrance to the campus is 150 yards on the left. 

  • Other transportation options

    BUS:
    Peter Pan Bus Lines,www.peterpanbus.com, (800) 237-8747. 

    LIMO:
    Valley Transporter provides shuttle service between the campus and nearby airports and train stations. Call (800) 872-8752 or (413) 253-1350 for information on rates, schedules and reservations. 

    Seemo Shuttle offers private, charter, and shared shuttle services between Bradley International Airport and campus. Make your reservation online, or by calling 413-586-1120 (in MA) or 1-800-908-2829 (toll-free nationwide). 

    TRAIN:
    Amtrak, www.amtrak.com or 800-USA-RAIL, offers train service to Springfield, MA, just 20 minutes from campus. If arriving in Springfield, transportation to campus is available via Valley Transporter; call (800) 872-8752 or (413) 253-1350.

    AIR TRAVEL:
    The nearest airport is Bradley International Airport, which serves both Hartford, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts. Bradley is about 45 minutes from campus; Logan Airport in Boston is about two hours from campus. Transportation from either airport to campus is available via bus or limo service. 

    TAXI:
    There are several cab companies in the Greater Northampton area. 

  • Dress for the weekend

    Reunion Weekend dress is casual, although alumni are encouraged to be sartorially creative for their class photos, which will be taken on Saturday. 

  • City and campus smoking and drinking policy

    No alcohol or any drugs are to be brought onto campus or consumed in the dormitories. Consumption of alcohol is ONLY to take place in the Reunion tent or designated reception sites while the bar is open. Alcohol found in the dormitories will be confiscated.

    The city of Easthampton’s open container law prohibits individuals from carrying open containers of alcohol or consuming alcohol on public sidewalks or roadways. Please keep this in mind during Reunion Weekend and please drink responsibly.  

    Williston Northampton is a smoke-free campus and smoking (including vaping and e-cigarettes) is not permitted within campus boundaries (ie. on the quad, athletic fields, or in front of dorms), in rooms or public areas of dorms, or in other buildings.  

  • Security reminder

    Williston Northampton School security reminds campus guests that the following are not allowed on campus:

    • No dogs, unless service animals
    • No scooters or hover boards
    • No drones

  • Emergency medical assistance & security

    Campus Security will be on call 24 hours a day throughout Reunion Weekend and can be reached at (413) 527-0730. 

    Easthampton Ambulance, Fire, Police: Call 911
    Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton, MA: (413) 582-2000
    Holyoke Medical Center, Holyoke, MA: (413) 534-2500 

    In addition, on December 14, 2018, the state activated Text-to-9-1-1, meaning you can now send a text message to contact an emergency call taker. You should only use this option to contact 9-1-1 if you are unable to make a voice call.

  • Computer access

    Alumni and guests wishing to log onto school computers or visit the library may do so at the Clapp Memorial Library on hours to come 

    Alumni and their guests are welcome to use the school’s wireless network throughout Reunion Weekend. Passwords will be provided at Check-In. 

  • Lost & found

    The Check-In table in the Registration Tent is the place for turning in or claiming “lost and found” objects. 

  • Parking

    UPDATE ON PARKING TO COME

  • Reunion check-in

    Check In (Registration Tent, Near The Homestead) 
    Exact hours will be posted closer to Reunion!

  • Got questions?

    Prior to Reunion Weekend please contact Tammy Neils-Walker at tneilswalker@williston.com (413) 529-3304 or Corinne Briggs cbriggs@williston.com (413) 529-3301 with any reunion questions. 

Coming to campus?

Find information on lodging, restaurants, parking, campus maps, and more on our Visitor Information section.

Past reunion photos

Click the links below to see galleries of the most recent reunions. Join us this year and be part of next year’s gallery!

Reunion 2019: Friday | Saturday | Photo booth | Class photos

Reunion 2018

Reunion 2017

Reunion 2016


Award Recipients

Reunion Giving

Your reunion is a time to reflect on the impact of Williston Northampton in your life. Find out how you can help to ensure that students continue to have access to the same transformative experiences.

Contact Us

For more information about alumni events, how to connect with classmates, or making a donation, write us at alumni@williston.com, or call (800) 469-4559. To find alumni and advancement staff, click here