Events for Alumni/ae

If you need assistance registering for events, please contact the Office of Alumni/ae Affairs.
800-BARDCOL or

Queens Head and Artichoke
Wednesday, 14 September 2014. 6:00-9:00 pm
30-32 Albany Street, London NW1 4EA

Jane Cahane '81
and Anne Canzonetti '84
invite you to a London gathering of Bard alumni/ae.
Come spend an evening reconnecting with alumni/ae and show Anne, from the Office of Alumni/ae Affairs in Annandale-on-Hudson, how to properly drink a pint.

Senior Open House 2014
Tuesday, September 9. 5:30 pm
Anne Cox Chambers Alumni/ae Center (next to Two Boots)
Seniors are invited to talk with staff and learn more about the multiple supports available to seniors to help you navigate your senior year. Folks from the Career Development Office, Center for Student Life & Advising, The Learning Commons, Office of Alumni/ae Affairs, and the Center for Civic Engagement will be on hand to answer questions and give you information about their various offerings specific to your senior year. Light refreshments and food will be served. Rsvp to

Hannah Arendt Center - Fall 2014 Conference
October 9-10, 2014
Olin Hall, Bard College
The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College presents its seventh annual conference: The Unmaking of Americans: Are There Still American Values Worth Fighting For? For information about the this conference, click HERE. Online registration will be open soon. You may register onsite; however, seating is limited.

2014 Alumni/ae Fall Weekend
October 24-26, 2014
Don't miss Annandale in the Fall. Come back to campus to enjoy a full weekend of activities and events. Meet the students, catch up with old professors, take a class, see a show, canoe the bays. Bard Talks will showcase alumni/ae work and stories and there will be an alumni/ae poetry reading. This year will resurrect the Alumni/ae softball game on the new Honey Field as well as the annual Alumni/ae vs. Varsity basketball game. There will be backstage tours of the Fisher Center. Friends and former students of Technical Director Natlatie Lunn will host a don't-miss Adolph's Redux Dance Party at Two Boots on Saturday night. Children are welcome at all events, and childcare will be available upon request.

Fall is a busy time in the Hudson Valley, please make reservations for accommodations as soon as possible. Full listing of accommodations is available here.

(Please note: Alumni/ae Fall Weekend in organized in conjunction with Family Weekend, when families of current students come to campus. Some, but not all, activities will be available to both alumni/ae and Bard families.)

2014 Family Weekend

October 24-26, 2014
Family Weekend is a three-day event meant to bring our families to campus and provide insight into all the diverse activities going on at the College.
Each year the schedule includes long lists of sample classes for families to attend, from Romanesque and Gothic Art and Architecture to Global Change Biology. Our theater students present several performances and members of the Bard Debate Union present a public debate. In addition, senior administrators, including Vice President and Dean of the College, Michéle Dominy, and Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, David Shein, will discuss academic and campus life in the lower and upper colleges.
President Botstein hosts a Q & A session, “Ask the President”, and conducts the American Symphony Orchestra, featuring Bard College Conservatory Students.
And this is just a sampling…the full schedule goes live at the end of September, when parents will receive notification and details on how to register. 

Fall is a busy time in the Hudson Valley, we suggest you make reservations for accommodations as soon as possible. Full listing of accommodations is available HERE.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Hillary at or 845-758-7657. We hope to see you all on campus in October!

(Please note: Family Weekend in organized in conjunction with Alumni/ae Weekend. Alumni/ae Weekend is the weekend where Bard Alumni/ae and their families return to Annandale. Some, but not all, activities will be available to both Bard families and alumni/ae.)

2015 Commencement & Alumni/ae Reunion Weekend

Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24, 2015
Attend this weekend to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2015 and reconnect with fellow alumni/ae. Reunion classes celebrating in 2015: 1955 and older, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010. Please plan to attend! If you would like to help organize your upcoming reunion, contact Online preregistration ends Sunday, May 10, 2015.

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