2020 Reunion Events

Please join us from the comfort of your home on Wednesday and Thursday, September 23-24, for Alumni Virtual Reunion 2020!

Because of COVID-19 health and safety precautions, this year’s Reunion will be held online instead of on campus. Reunion will feature a variety of live interactive presentations with campus leaders and students as well as social gatherings and virtual tours.

Yes, Reunion 2020 will be different from past years but it’s going to be a wonderful time! We hope you will join classmates and friends for some or all of the events.

WHEN: Wednesday September 23, 2020

WHERE: Online via Zoom

HOW: Through Zoom, the videoconferencing platform (Are you Zoom ready?)

WHAT: “Virtual” social gatherings, presentations, and tours for both individual Reunion classes as well as all attendees

WHO: Senior Alumni (all alumni whose classes have celebrated or are celebrating their 50th class reunion), with special activities for the classes of 1970 (50th Reunion), 1965, 1960, 1955, and 1950

COST: Free of charge for UMaine alumni and their guests

Wednesday, September 23 Events

Reunion Opening | 12 noon – 1:50 p.m.
• Remarks and Q&A with UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy
• Presentation and virtual tour of the new Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center with Dean Dana Humphrey, College of Engineering

Optional Programming | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Attendees may select from a variety of pre-recorded presentations, entertainment, and archival videos.

Class Socials | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Online social gatherings organized by the Classes of 1950 (including Class Memorial Service Tradition), 1955, and 1960

Thursday, September 24 Events

Panel Discussion and Q&A | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
• Current students will discuss how UMaine’s new pandemic-related health and safety protocols are affecting their academic and social experiences.

The View from Student Life | 1:35 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Robert Dana, vice president for Student Life, will share how UMaine physically and operationally reconfigured campus to meet the health, safety, and academic needs of students and employees. Q&A will follow.

Optional Programming | 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Attendees may select from a variety of pre-recorded presentations, entertainment, and archival videos.

Class Socials | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Online social gatherings for the Classes of 1965 and 1970
• Online social for Senior Alumni (all other Reunion attendees)

Reunion Closing | 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
• Toast to Alumni Classes
• Closing Presentation

Are you Zoom ready?