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Alumni Homecoming 2022

Alumni Events

Please Be Advised:

* Registration is required for complimentary events.
* Online registrations for Alumni Homecoming Events will close at Midnight on Monday, Sept. 26.
* Ticket quantities are limited, register early to secure a spot!
* Walk-ins are welcome day of event, given it is not sold out. Payment accepted via credit card or cash at the door.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

 

12 - 2 pm

Golden Bears Reunion

Dunn Conference Suite, $40

Join us to celebrate those who graduated 51+ years ago, our Golden Bears! Enjoy university updates and entertainment while enjoying table-side wine and a Fall carving station lunch. New this year we will commemorate your Golden Bear status by gifting you a Golden Bear pin.

The parking for the Golden Reunion is located in the Moakley Lot. Shuttles to Dunn Conference Suite will be provided.

Hourly from
2 pm - 4pm

Trolley Tours

University Park, Free

(2 pm & 3 pm - University Park Roundabout)

Golden Bears and Friday Reunion Class guests are welcome to take a 45-50 minute alumni-guided tour of Bridgewater’s beautiful campus to see what has changed since you were a student. Win Bridgewater swag for trivia prizes. First come, first serve. Complimentary registration is required.

4 - 10 pm

WBIM 50th Anniversary Alumni Radio Takeover

WBIM Rondileau Student Union

Spinning the hits since 1972! Tune in to hear your favorite alumni DJs throughout the years as we celebrate 50 years of college radio.

4 - 7 pm

50th Reunion Class of 1972 Dinner Reception

Dunn Conference Suite, $60

Join your fellow 1972 classmates for appetizers and a carving station buffet with table-side wine. 70's tunes and trivia will keep the spirit of '72 alive before you head to the Red, White and Reunite Party for dessert.

5 - 7 pm

Class of 1982 Diploma Ceremony

Horace Mann Auditorium, Free

Join your '82 classmates for a reception at Boyden Hall prior to crossing the stage for your long-overdue graduation celebration!

7 - 10 pm

Decades, Dueling Pianos, & Desserts - Reunion Celebration ('62 - '97)

Grand Ballroom, $30

Reunion classes of 1962 - 1997 are invited back to the Bridgewater Ballroom to light up the dance floor and enjoy some decadent desserts! Dueling pianos and retro arcade games will make the night complete. Cash bar.

7 - 11 pm

Welcome Home Party ('02 - '22)

Greyhound Tavern, $10

Classes of '02 - '22 and beyond break out your microphones and sing the hits at our karaoke party! Appetizers and giveaways will be provided. Cash bar.
 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022

 

8 am - 6 pm

WBIM 50th Anniversary Alumni Radio Takeover

WBIM Rondileau Student Union

Spinning the hits since 1972! Tune in to hear your favorite alumni DJs throughout the years as we celebrate 50 years of college radio.

8:30 - 9:30 am

Martin J. Richards Institute Dedication

161 Summer Street, Free

9:30 - 10:30 am

BAA Annual Meeting

Horace Mann Auditorium, Free

Join the Bridgewater Alumni Association for University and alumni updates, followed by a daisy chain. All alumni are welcome.

9:30 - 11 am

SWAN / CEU Event

Burnell 132A, Free

Join the Social Work Alumni Network (SWAN) for continental breakfast and a presentation. One CEU will be awarded.

Hourly from
10 am - 4 pm

Trolley Tours

Boyden Hall or University Park, Free

(10 am & 11am - Boyden Hall Harrington Bus Stop)

(12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm - University Park Roundabout)

All alumni, friends and families are welcome to take a 45-50 minute alumni-guided tour of Bridgewater’s beautiful campus to see what has changed since you were a student. Win Bridgewater swag for trivia prizes. First come, first serve on the day of homecoming.

10:30 am -
1 pm

Annual Homecoming Brunch

Ballroom, $40 (Under 12: $15)

Join President Frederick Clark Jr., '83 in the Ballroom for a jazz brunch, featuring our own student musicians. Delicious breakfast stations will include make-your-own omelettes, breakfast pizza, eggs benedict, french toast, and more! Make a custom drink with all the fixings at the Mimosa and Bloody Mary bar. New this year, bring your family! Children under 12 receive a special ticket price. Adult ticket price includes one alcoholic beverage and cash bar thereafter.

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Affinity Group Meet-Up

University Park, Free

Do you want to know what alumni affinity groups exist? Look for us at the University Park tent for networking, snacks, and giveaways.

12:30 - 3 pm

Bears Pre-Game Celebration

Riviera Cafe Brewhouse, $20

Do you remember the Riv, now coined the best little bar in Bridgewater? Reconnect with your classmates from the 60s, 70s & 80s at the Riviera Cafe Brewhouse. Ticket price includes lunch, featuring live music from Brian Buckley, '91. Cash bar.

2:30 - 9:00 pm

Rathskeller Party Tent

Tent (Swenson Field), $50

Our infamous campus bar, the Rathskeller, doesn’t exist in the student union these days, but we resurrect it every year for homecoming! Join us to watch the game right outside the end zone with all of your favorite tailgating food and beer, wine, cider or seltzer. The party doesn't stop when the game ends! Live music will feature John Balutis '92 and our headlining act. Even the Bear Bites food truck will join in. on the evening fun. Ticket price includes tailgate buffet, evening food truck, and three alcoholic beverages. Cash bar thereafter.

Special Packages

 

Package Classes Of Description Price
Reunion Weekend Pass '62 & '67 Includes access to the Golden Bear Reunion, Trolley Tours, Decades, Dueling Pianos, & Desserts - Reunion Celebration, BAA Annual Meeting, Annual Homecoming Brunch, Bears Pre-Game Celebration, and Rathskeller Party Tent. $160
50th Reunion Weekend Pass '72 Includes access to the Trolley Tours, 50th Reunion Dinner Reception, Decades, Dueling Pianos, & Desserts - Reunion Celebration, BAA Annual Meeting, Annual Homecoming Brunch, Bears Pre-Game Celebration, and Rathskeller Party Tent. $180
Reunion Weekend Pass '77, '87, '92, & '97 Includes access to the Decades, Dueling Pianos, & Desserts - Reunion Celebration, BAA Annual Meeting, Annual Homecoming Brunch, Bears Pre-Game Celebration, and Rathskeller Party Tent. $140
Reunion Weekend Pass '82 Includes access to the Class of '82 Diploma Ceremony, Decades, Dueling Pianos, & Desserts - Reunion Celebration, BAA Annual Meeting, Annual Homecoming Brunch, Bears Pre-Game Celebration, and Rathskeller Party Tent. $140
Reunion Weekend Pass '02, '07, '12, '17, & '22 Includes access to the Welcome Home Party (Greyhound Tavern), BAA Annual Meeting, Annual Homecoming Brunch, Bears Pre-Game Celebration, and Rathskeller Party Tent. $120
Saturday Special Package All Classes Includes access to the Annual Homecoming Brunch and Rathskeller Party Tent. $90

Hotel Information

Residence Inn Bridgewater

2020 Pleasant Street,
Bridgewater MA, 02324

508.697.1412

$199 per night

Call for Booking Information
Deadline - August 18, 2022

Courtyard Mariott Raynham

Hampton Inn Raynham

600 New State Highway,
Raynham, MA 02767

508.822.6222

$149 per night

Call for Booking Information
Deadline - September 16, 2022

 

Alumni Event & Hotel Shuttle Schedule - coming soon

Contact Us

Alumni Relations

Jones Alumni House
Bridgewater State University
26 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States

Development

Jones Alumni House
Bridgewater State University
26 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325
United States

Federal Tax ID/EIN #22-2678005

Mail your tax-exempt donation to:
BSU Foundation (address check to "BSU Foundation")
P.O. Box 42
Bridgewater, MA 02324
United States