Class of 1954 65th Reunion - Accessibility & Special Requests - 1954

May 23 - 26, 2019

Program & Schedule

  • Thursday 5/23/19

    • 1954 | Reunion Headquarters Open

      May 23
      1:00PM – 11:00PM
      Benjamin Franklin College | Room: Common Room — 90 Prospect St.

      We welcome you to Benjamin Franklin College headquarters, where you may check in, obtain your campus housing keys, and catch up with friends. Yale Security will be present in reunion headquarters throughout each night. 

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      We welcome you to Benjamin Franklin College headquarters, where you may check in, obtain your campus housing keys, and catch up with friends. Yale Security will be present in reunion headquarters throughout each night. 

      Benjamin Franklin College | Room: Common Room — 90 Prospect St.
    • 1954 | Welcome Cocktails

      May 23
      5:30PM – 6:30PM

      Benjamin Franklin College : Dining Hall

      Join your classmates for cocktails in the Benjamin Franklin Dining Hall. Piano music in the Common Room will be provided by Yale Professor Jay Gitlin 71, '74 MusM, '02 PhD.

      Add to Calendar 2019-05-23T17:30:00 2019-05-23T18:30:00 America/New_York 1954 | Welcome Cocktails

      Join your classmates for cocktails in the Benjamin Franklin Dining Hall. Piano music in the Common Room will be provided by Yale Professor Jay Gitlin 71, '74 MusM, '02 PhD.

    • 1954 | Welcome Dinner

      May 23
      6:30PM – 8:30PM

      Benjamin Franklin College : Dining Hall

      Our first gathering in the beautiful Dining Hall at Benjamin Franklin. Don't miss the inscription over the fireplace!

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      Our first gathering in the beautiful Dining Hall at Benjamin Franklin. Don't miss the inscription over the fireplace!

    • 1954 | Afterglow

      May 23
      8:30PM – 10:30PM

      Benjamin Franklin College : Dining Hall

      Enjoy after-dinner conversations or join in a singalong in the Common Room with Jay Gitlin. The bar this evening closes at 10:30 pm.

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      Enjoy after-dinner conversations or join in a singalong in the Common Room with Jay Gitlin. The bar this evening closes at 10:30 pm.

    • Meet Me at Mory's!

      May 23, 9:00PM – May 24, 12:00AM
      Mory's — 306 York Street

      Plan to meet your friends at Mory’s, the place to be Thursday night as the doors are thrown open to all returning alumni! Complimentary food, cash bar, impromptu singing and camaraderie from 9 pm to midnight.

      Add to Calendar 2019-05-23T21:00:00 2019-05-24T00:00:00 America/New_York Meet Me at Mory's!

      Plan to meet your friends at Mory’s, the place to be Thursday night as the doors are thrown open to all returning alumni! Complimentary food, cash bar, impromptu singing and camaraderie from 9 pm to midnight.

      Mory's — 306 York Street
      Mory's New Haven
  • Friday 5/24/19

    • 1954 | Reunion Headquarters Open

      May 24, 7:00AM – May 25, 12:00AM
      Benjamin Franklin College | Room: Common Room — 90 Prospect St.
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    • 1954 | Continental Breakfast Buffet

      May 24
      7:00AM – 9:00AM

      Benjamin Franklin College : Dining Hall

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    • "Blues Clues" Architectural Treasure Hunt

      May 24
      9:00AM – 4:30PM
      Visitor Center at Yale University — 149 Elm St.

      A self-guided tour at the Mead Visitor Center for families with children ages 6-11, with clues to fascinating architectural and sculptural details on campus. Also available on Saturday & Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm.

      Add to Calendar 2019-05-24T09:00:00 2019-05-24T16:30:00 America/New_York "Blues Clues" Architectural Treasure Hunt

      A self-guided tour at the Mead Visitor Center for families with children ages 6-11, with clues to fascinating architectural and sculptural details on campus. Also available on Saturday & Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm.

      Visitor Center at Yale University — 149 Elm St.
      Woolsey Statue
    • 1954 | The Papers of Benjamin Franklin

      May 24
      9:00AM – 12:00PM
      Sterling Memorial Library | Room: Papers of Benjamin Franklin — 120 High Street

      The editors of the Franklin Papers will welcome visitors from the Class of ’54 to their editorial offices in Sterling Memorial Library, Room 230. The Collection was assembled by William Smith Mason, Sheffield 1888, whose grandson Mason Willrich is a member of the ’54 and a member of the Administrative Board of the Franklin Papers.  Access to the Collection is through an electronic gate at the entrance to the book stacks. A staff member would be pleased to swipe in visitors. Please call the Franklin office directly, at (203) 432-1814, or ask for access at the Information Desk in the nave of Sterling Library.

      Add to Calendar 2019-05-24T09:00:00 2019-05-24T12:00:00 America/New_York 1954 | The Papers of Benjamin Franklin

      The editors of the Franklin Papers will welcome visitors from the Class of ’54 to their editorial offices in Sterling Memorial Library, Room 230. The Collection was assembled by William Smith Mason, Sheffield 1888, whose grandson Mason Willrich is a member of the ’54 and a member of the Administrative Board of the Franklin Papers.  Access to the Collection is through an electronic gate at the entrance to the book stacks. A staff member would be pleased to swipe in visitors. Please call the Franklin office directly, at (203) 432-1814, or ask for access at the Information Desk in the nave of Sterling Library.

      Sterling Memorial Library | Room: Papers of Benjamin Franklin — 120 High Street

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