Join us for Homecoming in Hanover or beyond!

We are thrilled to welcome alumni to campus for Homecoming weekend, October 8-9, 2021. The weekend will celebrate reconnecting with campus and the Dartmouth community.

The Upper Valley is ready to welcome you back after a long hiatus. Gather with classmates and friends on Friday night for Dartoberfest, the annual Homecoming parade, Dartmouth Night and, of course, the legendary bonfire. As the fire winds down, join us for some postglow merriment and treats.

Kick off Saturday with a back to class lecture, then tailgate with old friends and new before catching the Big Green take on the Yale Bulldogs at Memorial Field. After the game, grab dinner in Hanover and join class dinners, mini reunions, and more. 2020 and 2021 Reunion Classes, please join us for a special reception just for your classes.

Watch this space for additional details and activities.

Read more about plans to celebrate the re-opening of campus and welcome the Dartmouth community back to Hanover.

Dartmouth Health and Safety Policies for Covid-19 will be in effect for Homecoming weekend events. To view the policies, please visit our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions page. 

Homecoming Schedule

Check back as details will be added! Check your class pages for specific events. 

Friday, October 8, 2021

2:00 – 5:00pm –Blunt Alumni Center tent

Stop by to say hello to the Alumni Relations Team. Special swag for 2020 and 2021 Reunion Classes!

3:00 – 4:30pm – Navigating College Admissions (virtual)

Join us for a session designed for Dartmouth alumni and their college-bound children in grades 9-12 who want to gain valuable insight into the admissions process at any college or university. Hosted by Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and Meg Lysy, Director of the Admissions Ambassador Program. Register Now

5:00 – 7:00pm – Dartoberfest (Alumni Gym Lawn)

Connect with old friends and make new ones at the beer garden before the evening festivities begin.

7:00pm – Homecoming Parade

8:00 – 9:00pm – Dartmouth Night (Green)

Kick off Homecoming weekend with an evening of speeches, a parade, and of course, the famous bonfire. For over one-hundred years, Dartmouth students, alumni, and administrators have reveled in the camaraderie, good cheer, and College spirit.

8:30pm – Bonfire (Green)

Postglow (Alumni Gym Lawn)

As the evening winds down, stop by for late night snacks and refreshments.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

9:00am – 11:00am – Blunt Alumni Center tent

Stop by to say hello to the Alumni Relations Team. Special swag for 2020 and 2021 Reunion Classes!

10:00am – Back to Class Q&A with Mary Coffey (virtual)

Join Dartmouth Professor Mary Coffey as she answers questions about the Orozco Murals. Register Now. Before the talk, make sure you check out her Short Talks on Big Ideas episode discussing them. 

11:00am – Tailgate gatherings including:

  • Young Alumni Tailgate, classes of 2012 - 2021 (Alumni Gym Lawn)
  • Parents and Families Gathering (Alumni Gym Lawn)
  • Class tailgates (various locations)

1:30pm – Football vs. Yale (Memorial Field)

4:00pm – Reception for 2020 and 2021 Reunion Classes (Alumni Gym Lawn)

Classes who missed their Reunions in 2020 and 2021 are invited to a reception to celebrate your Reunions!

4:00pm – Open House at The Dartmouth

Stop by The Dartmouth’s headquarters on the second floor of Robinson Hall to say hello to current students, check out archival books and issues, and enjoy snacks and drinks.