Reunion 2023


Reunion 2023

Join us on campus June 9-11, 2023, for a weekend of reconnecting, reminiscing, and rediscovering with your classmates and friends! We will be celebrating the classes ending in 3’s and 8’s, but as always, all alumni are welcome to attend. Early-bird discount is available through May 12. We can’t wait to welcome you to campus! Check back February 3 to register!


Reunion FAQ

  • Reunion housing options

    On-campus housing is available for Reunion 2023 at a rate of $65 per room per night!

    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.

    For your convenience, room blocks have been reserved at the following hotels:

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Northampton – 4.9 miles – (413) 587-9800
    King $319+tax
    Double Queens $329+tax
    Mention Williston Northampton School when making the reservation.
    Reservations must be made by April 23.

    Hotel Northampton – Northampton – 5 miles – (413) 584-3100
    King $339.99+tax
    Mention Williston Northampton School when making the reservation.
    Reservations must be made by April 23.

    The Ellery – Northampton – 5.2 miles – (413) 584-7660
    Deluxe King/Deluxe Double Queen – $289 per night
    2 Night Minimum Stay
    Mention Williston Northampton School when making the reservation.
    Reservations must be made by April 8.

    Hampton Inn Hadley – Hadley – 8 miles – (413) 586-4851
    Thursday King/Double Queen $169 +tax
    Friday & Saturday King/Double Queen $269 +tax
    Use the link below to make a reservation:
    Hampton Inn, Hadley, MA – WNS Reunion 2023 Direct Reservation Booking Link
    Group name is WNS Reunion 2023
    2 Night Minimum Stay for Friday & Saturday
    Reservations must be made by May 25.

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

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

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Northampton – 4.9 miles – (413) 587-9800

    Hotel Northampton – Northampton – 5 miles – (413) 584-3100

    The Ellery – Northampton – 5.2 miles – (413) 584-7660

    Quality Inn & Suites – Northampton – 5.8 miles – (413) 341-1461

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

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

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Holyoke – 8.5 miles – (413) 533-2800

    Hampton Inn – 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

    Courtyard Marriott – West Springfield – 11.5 miles – (413) 732-8111

    Comfort Inn & Suites – Hadley – 12 miles – (413) 582-0002

    Howard Johnson – Hadley – 12.7 miles – (413) 586-0114

    Courtyard Marriott – Hadley – 12.8 miles – (413) 256-5454

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

    Airbnb – Charming New England 2 Bedroom Chateau – Hatfield – 14 miles

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

    MGM Springfield – Springfield – 15.3 miles – (413) 273-5000

    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 Lyft, Uber, or cab ride.

     

    LYFT and UBER:
    Order a car right on your smartphone.

    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 (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.

    TRAIN:
    Amtrak, www.amtrak.com or 800-USA-RAIL, offers train service to Springfield, MA, just 20 minutes from campus.

    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.

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

     

  • Directions by car

    From Boston: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) west to Exit 4. Follow I-91 north to Exit 15B (formerly 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.

    From Connecticut and New York City: Take I-684 and I-84 (or I-95) to I-91 north. At Exit 15B (formerly 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.

    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 and proceed to campus.

    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. 

  • 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

    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.

  • Wifi access

    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

    Ample parking is available on The Williston Northampton School campus. Parking is available at the Homestead, behind Scott Hall and the Williston Theatre, at the Athletic Center, and at Lossone Rink. When you arrive, please follow the signs and campus security will also assist you. View the campus map here to find campus parking locations.

  • Reunion Check In

    Check In (Reunion Tent on the Quad, Near The Homestead) 
    Friday, June 10  – 10 AM – 8:30 PM
    Saturday, June 11 – 8 AM – 7 PM

  • Questions?

    Please contact Tammy Neils-Walker at tneilswalker@williston.com (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!

Reunion 2022: Friday | Saturday | Photo booth | Class photos | Class of 2020 Celebration
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 (413) 529-3300. To find alumni and advancement staff, click here