Reunion 2020

June 5-7

Reunion 2020

Reunion 2020 will take place June 5-7. Come back to campus to reminisce with classmates, reconnect with friends, and rediscover what’s great about Williston. Registration will be up at the start of 2020.

Reunion schedule

Reunion 2019 was chock full of fun events and opportunities to connect with classmates and friends. Check back here for the Reunion 2020 schedule.

See who's coming

Don’t miss the chance to catch up with someone you haven’t seen in the past 5—or 50—years. The list of alumni registered for reunion will be updated weekly. Check back in Spring 2020 to see who’s coming!

Reunion FAQ

  • Reunion housing options

    Registration will open in mid-January.

    We have established special rates at the local hotels listed below.

    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, keeping in mind that the special rates have expiration dates. Any rooms that are not booked by the cut-off dates will be released back to the hotel.

    Fairfield Inn Marriott
    15A Conz Street, Northampton, MA  01060
    King Bed $229 / 2 Queen Beds $239
    Please mention Williston Northampton School Reunion when making the reservation.
    Reservations must be made by May 5, 2020.
    4.9 miles from campus

    Hotel Northampton
    36 King Street, Northampton, MA  01060
    $239.99 per night
    Please mention Williston Northampton School Reunion when making reservation.
    Reservations must be made by May 5, 2020.
    5 miles from campus

    The Ellery (formerly Autumn Inn)
    (413) 584-7660
    259 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01060
    King Bed $242.10 / 2 Queen Beds $233.10

    Reservations must be made by Friday, May 1.
    5.4 miles from campus 

    Hampton Inn Hadley
    24 Bay Road, Hadley, MA  01035
    $159 per night
    Please mention group code WNS when making reservation.
    Reservations must be made by May 5, 2020.
    8 miles from campus 

    The area hotels below may have availability. We encourage you to reserve space early as rates typically increase as their availability decreases. Read more about visiting Williston here.

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

    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 Brewster Avenue (which is immediately after Fleury Lumber on the left), go to the bottom of the hill, and turn left onto Park Street. The entrance to the campus is 50 yards 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

    Peter Pan Bus Lines,, (800) 237-8747. 

    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). 

    Amtrak, 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.

    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. 

    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

    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 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.  

  • 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


  • 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 Jill Stern at (413) 529-3965 or Tammy Neils-Walker at (413) 529-3304 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!

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, or call (800) 469-4559. To find alumni and advancement staff, click here