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Alumni participate in Collection

 

Reunion Committee Timeline

October:

  • Swarthmore staff begin to recruit reunion committee members

November: 

  • Recruitment continues. If you are interested in volunteering for a Reunion Committee, please fill out this form by Nov. 15
  •  Swarthmore liaison connects with interested volunteers in mid- to late-November.

December: 

  • Volunteer training sessions for all reunion volunteers are held via Zoom by Swarthmore staff liaisons
  • First individual committee meeting with Swarthmore staff liaison
  • Committee works on initial class letter and event brainstorming 
  • Event planning begins

January: 

  • Class e-letter due: Jan. 15
  • Class e-letters sent the week of Jan. 31.
  • Begin hosting virtual class reunion events

February: 

  • Continue hosting virtual class reunion events
  • Activity request form due: Feb. 15

March:

  • Class letter due: March 15
  • Class letter sent the week of March 30
  • Continue hosting virtual class reunion events
  • Registration opens for Alumni Weekend

April: 

  • Finalize in-person Alumni Weekend events
  • Reach out to classmates and encourage them to register for Alumni Weekend
  • Host final virtual class reunion events

May:

  • Coordinate final Alumni Weekend event details 
  • Reach out to classmates and encourage them to register for Alumni Weekend before the registration deadline 
  • Alumni Weekend: May 27–29

June: 

  • Send final fundraising messages to end the 2021–22 fiscal year 

Helpful Resources for Reunion Committees

Volunteer Portal

Your link to your classmates and fundraising information. Our new volunteer tool in the Alumni Online Community allows you to select your own assignments, send one-click personalized messages to classmates, and receive real-time updates on your fundraising progress. To access the volunteer portal, log into the Online Community and click on the "Volunteer" tab. Please note: you must activate your Online Community account before you can gain access to the portal. 

Reunion Committee Staff Liaisons

5th–50th Reunions

Katie Kuzoian Straple
Associate Director, Alumni & Parent Engagement 
kkuzoia1@swarthmore.edu

Garnet Sages and Affinity Networks

Caitlin Halloran Edwards 
Associate Director, Alumni & Parent Engagement
challor2@swarthmore.edu