Save the date for the weekend of June 7-9, 2024 featuring a celebration of class years ending in 4s and 9s! As always, alumni of all years are invited. Stay tuned for more details about the schedule of events, housing, and registration coming in January 2024.
Questions, please contact Tammy Neils-Walker 413-529-3304.
Reunion housing options
On-campus housing is available for Reunion 2024 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.
We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following hotels for your convenience. Please note that the room blocks will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend booking your accommodations early to secure your spot and take advantage of the special rates. Make sure to mention the group code (if applicable) while making your reservation to access the room blocks.
D. Hotel – Holyoke – 4.8 miles – (413) 533-2100
King w/ Pull-Out Sofa $208.50 +tax
Double Queens w/ Pull-Out Sofa $208.50 +tax
Mention Group Code WNS624 when calling to make the reservation or click here to make the reservation.
Reservations must be made by April 6, 2024.
If you have any questions regarding reservations, please contact their 24-hour front desk at email@example.com.
The list of area hotels below may also 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
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.
Peter Pan Bus Lines, www.peterpanbus.com, (800) 237-8747.
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.
Amtrak, www.amtrak.com or 800-USA-RAIL, offers train service to Springfield, MA, just 20 minutes from campus.
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.
There are several cab companies in the Greater Northampton area.
- Go Green Cab, Northampton, MA, (413) 586-0707
- Cosmic Cab, Northampton, MA, (413) 230 6119
- Yellow Cab, Springfield, MA, (413) 739-9999
Directions by car
From Boston: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) west to Exit 45 (formerly 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 41 (formerly 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.
Reminders from Campus Safety
Williston Northampton School Campus Safety 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.
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.
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 9 – 10 AM – 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 10 – 8 AM – 7 PM
Please contact Tammy Neils-Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org (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.