Come Back to Campus - May 3-5, 2019

There's no better way to celebrate being a Lawrentian than by returning to campus! Come back in the spring and reconnect with old friends, meet new ones and see what's new on campus. We look forward to seeing you!

Connect with friends and classmates ahead of time by downloading the Lawrenceville Alumni Network app from the App Store or Google Play or logging into the Alumni Network online.
 
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schedule

List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • Alumni Weekend 2019 Updated Schedule

    Thursday, May 2

    6:30 p.m.
    Class Reunion Dinners
    To 10:30 p.m. Locations as listed.
    Class of 1959: Hyatt Regency
    Class of 1964: Mercer Room, The Nassau Club
    Class of 1969: Cleveland & Wilson Rooms, The Nassau Club
    Class of 1979: Bell’s Tavern, Lambertville
     

    Friday, May 3

    8:00 a.m.
    Bunn Library and Stephan Archives Exhibits
    To 6:00 p.m.
    Teaching & Trekking through the Tropics. Upper and Lower Corridors, Pop Hall
    The History of Abbott Dining Hall. Main Corridor (opposite McPherson House), Abbott Dining Hall
    Periwig’s Favorite Playwrights! The Stephan Archives (Lower Level), Bunn Library
     
    The Bath House Café
    To 4:30 p.m. Drop in to purchase specialty coffee creations and homemade pastries. The Bath House
     
    9:00 a.m.
    50th Reunion Headquarters
    To 6:00 p.m. Bunting Room, Hogate Hall
     
    The Jigger Shop
    To 6:00 p.m. Check out the latest in Red & Black! The Jigger Shop, Irwin Dining Center
     
    10:00 a.m.
    Athletic Facilities
    To 3:00 p.m. Tommy Sullivan Fitness Center, Lavino Field House, and Semans/Lawson-Johnston Squash Courts open for use.
     
    12:00 p.m.
    Registration
    To 9:00 p.m. Check in and pick up reunion information and name badges for the weekend. Lobby, Kirby Arts Center
     
    1:00 p.m.
    Back to Class! "Bicycles, Figure Skating, and the Formation of the Solar System"
    To 2:00 p.m. Come Back to Class with Shinae Park, Science Master on the Dunbar Abston ’17 Teaching Chair. Have you ever wondered what bicycles and figure skating can teach us about the formation of the solar system? In this class, we will use hands-on activities to discover the key physics concept linking these ideas. Room 1015, The F. M. Kirby Math & Science Center
     
    3:00 p.m.
    Campus Tours
    To 4:00 p.m. Come meet a student who will give you a personal guided tour of campus. Mackenzie Administration Building
     
    Alumni Association Executive Committee Meeting
    To 5:00 p.m. All are welcome. Clark Music Center
     
    3:15 p.m.
    Back to Class! "Looking for Lincoln in the Bixby Letter"
    To 4:15 p.m. Come Back to Class with Regan Kerney H’49 ’95 ’98 ’03 ’11, History and Economics Master on The Norval Bacon Distinguished Teaching Chair. Room 122, Noyes History Center
     
    Back to Class! "The Times They Are a Changin’: Dylan’s Nobel Prize in Lit - a Harkness Discussion"
    To 4:15 p.m. Come Back to Class with Pier Kooistra P’19, English Master on The Robert S. and Christina Seix Dow P’08 Distinguished Master Teaching Chair in Harkness Learning. Room 13, Woods Memorial Hall
     
    4:30 p.m.
    Exhibition Opening: Teaching & Trekking Through the Tropics
    To 5:30 p.m. Rotunda, Pop Hall
     
    5:30 p.m.
    Friends of Bill W.
    To 6:30 p.m. Faculty Room, 2nd Floor, Noyes History Center
     
    Buses depart Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center for campus.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    6:00 p.m.
    Infant/Toddler Care
    To 11:00 p.m. (Ages 12 weeks through 4 years) Experienced caregivers will watch over our youngest Lawrentians. Parents must bring all the essentials their child may need (diapers, wipes, change of clothing, food/snacks, medicine, etc.). Please note that no food will be provided. There is a $40 per child/per night fee. Children’s Center, on campus
     
    Camp Lawrenceville
    To 11:00 p.m. (Ages 5-14) Current Fifth Formers will play games, serve food, and watch movies with the children. There is a $40 per child/per night fee. Wrestling Room, Lavino Field House
     
    6:15 p.m.
    Shabbat Kiddush Service
    To 6:45 p.m. Join us for a Shabbat Kiddush service conducted by Rabbi Lauren Levy H’97 ’01 P’01 ’02 ’09. Waugh Foyer, Woods Memorial Hall
     
    6:30 p.m.
    Red & Black Soirée
    To 10:30 p.m. Reunion Headquarters, Hogate Quad Tent
     
    Class Reunion Dinners
    To 10:30 p.m. Locations as listed.
    Class of 1944:Mercer Room, The Nassau Club
    Class of 1949: Joukowsky Faculty Lounge, Bunn Library
    Class of 1954: Mercer Room, The Nassau Club
    Class of 1959: Stephan Room, Abbott Dining Hall
    Class of 1964: Dresdner Recital Hall, Clark Music Center
    Class of 1969: Behr Recital Hall, Clark Music Center
     
    10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
    Buses depart campus for Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    11:30 p.m.
    Last bus departs campus for Hyatt Regency Princeton.
    Stop is outside Kirby Arts Center only.
     

    Saturday, May 4

    8:30 a.m.
    Buses depart Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center for campus.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    Breakfast with Students
    To 9:30 a.m. All are welcome! Irwin Dining Hall
     
    Class of 1959 Annual Alumni Golf Tournament
    To 1:30 p.m. To sign up for a tee time, please email us at alumni@lawrenceville.org or call us at 609-896-1208. Lawrenceville School Golf Course
     
    The Bath House Café
    To 3:00 p.m. Drop in to purchase specialty coffee creations and homemade pastries. The Bath House
     
    9:00 a.m.
    State of the School: “Lawrenceville Today” with Head Master Stephen S. Murray H’55 ’65 ’16 P’16 ’21
    To 10:00 a.m. Come meet Head Master Murray and learn about new building projects and teaching initiatives at Lawrenceville. Heely Room, Woods Memorial Hall
     
    Registration
    To 3:00 p.m. Check in and pick up reunion information and name badges for the weekend. Lobby, Kirby Arts Center
     
    50th Reunion Headquarters
    To 4:00 p.m. Bunting Room, Hogate Hall
     
    Bunn Library and Stephan Archives Exhibits
    To 6:00 p.m.
    Teaching & Trekking through the Tropics. Upper and Lower Corridors, Pop Hall
    The History of Abbott Dining Hall. Main Corridor (opposite McPherson House), Abbott Dining Hall
    Periwig’s Favorite Playwrights! The Stephan Archives (Lower Level), Bunn Library
     
    Friends of Bill W.
    To 10:00 a.m. Faculty Room, 2nd Floor, Noyes History Center
     
    Cleve House Coffee
    To 10:30 a.m. Tour Cleve House and relive old memories. All are welcome! Cleve House
     
    The Jigger Shop
    To 6:00 p.m. Check out the latest in Red & Black! The Jigger Shop, Irwin Dining Center
     
    10:00 a.m.
    Buses depart Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center for campus.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    10:30 a.m.
    Service of Remembrance
    To 11:15 a.m. The Alumni Association will honor alumni who passed away during the year or since their last major reunion. Edith Memorial Chapel
     
    11:30 a.m.
    Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Induction Ceremony
    To 12:30 p.m. This is the Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association. The Alumni Association will give out special awards, including the Distinguished Alumni Award. After greetings from Ian Rice ’95, president of the Alumni Association, and Head Master Stephen S. Murray H’55 ’65 ’16 P’16 ’21, the Class of 2019 will be inducted into the Alumni Association. As part of the ceremony, alumni pin the Fifth Form students with the Alumni Association rosette to signify their new alumni status. The Circle (Rain location: Kirby Arts Center)
     
    The Grand March
    Immediately following the Alumni Association Annual Meeting, the Class of 2019 and bagpipers will lead the Grand March from the Circle to the Kirby Arts Center, weather permitting. The Circle
     
    12:30 p.m.
    Picnic Luncheon
    To 2:00 p.m. Classmates will lunch together. Reunion Headquarters: Tents at Hogate/KAC Parking Lot
     
    Alumni Legends Lacrosse Game
    To 2:30 p.m. The Lawrenceville School invites alumni, parents and guests to the annual Alumni Legends Lacrosse Game on Alumni Weekend. Rain or shine! Please register in advance here. Questions? Contact Al Brown ’71 at lawrencevillelacrosse@gmail.comViolich Turf Field (turf fields at the Getz Sports Complex)
     
    1:30 p.m.
    Rising Scholar Alumni Reception
    To 2:30 p.m. Lounge, Kirby Arts Center
     
    Athletic Facilities
    To 6:00 p.m. Tommy Sullivan Fitness Center, Lavino Field House, and Semans/Lawson-Johnston Squash Courts open for use.
     
    2:00 p.m.
    Masters Awards
    To 3:00 p.m. Please join alumni and faculty as the Lawrenceville Alumni Association and Head Master Stephan S. Murray H’55 ’65 ’16 P’16 ’21 honor the 2019 Masters Awards recipients: English Master Joel Greenberg H’77 ’13 P’93, Mathematics and Science Master Colonel David E. Schorr H’88 ’97 ’02 P’80 ’82 ’88 GP’97 ’09 ’12 ’17 and History and Religion Master Robert C. Ainspac H’76 P’77 ’85 (posthumously). The Masters Awards are presented to select retired masters for distinguished long-term service and exceptional classroom teaching at Lawrenceville. Auditorium, Kirby Arts Center
     
    Big Red Sporting Events
    To 6:00 p.m. Come cheer on the Big Red teams! Locations are listed below.
    Boys’ Varsity Tennis vs. Mercersburg Academy, 2:00 p.m. Tennis Courts
    Boys’ Varsity Golf vs. Hill School, 2:00 p.m. Golf Course
    Girls’ Varsity Softball vs. Hill School, 4:00 p.m. Varsity Softball Field
    Girls’ JV Softball vs. Hill School, 4:00 p.m. JV Softball Field
    Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse vs. Hill School, 4:00 p.m. Fisher Turf Field
    Boys’ Varsity Crew (MAPL Championship), 4:00 p.m. Caspersen Rowing Center
    Boys’ Varsity Baseball vs. Hill School, 4:00 p.m. Varsity Baseball Field
    Girls’ Varsity Crew (MAPL Championship), 4:15 p.m. Caspersen Rowing Center
    Boys’ JV Lacrosse vs. Hill School, 5:00 p.m. Class of 49 Field A
     
    Campus Tours
    To 3:00 p.m. Come meet a student who will give you a personal guided tour of campus. Mackenzie Administration Building
     
    3:00 p.m.
    Lawrenceville Black Alumni Association and Alliance of Black Cultures Student Reception
    To 5:00 p.m. Please let us know you are coming! More information and registration is available here.McGraw Reading Room, Bunn Library
     
    Gathering of Alumnae with Female Equity Matters at Lawrenceville (FEMALe)
    To 4:00 p.m. All alumnae are invited to join current student members of FEMALe, Lawrenceville’s women’s leadership organization, for refreshments and discussion.The Bath House
     
    How to Live to 100
    To 4:00 p.m. Dr. Gary Friday ’69 P’10 ’16 ’18 will review strategies to prevent dementia. Sponsored by the Class of 1969. Heely Room, Woods Memorial Hall
     
    Poetry and Translations of Poetry by Herbert Kuhner ’54
    To 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Class of 1954. Ambrecht Room, Noyes History Center
     
    Class of 1974 Alumni Panel
    To 4:00 p.m. A special panel sponsored by the Class of 1974. Room 1018, Kirby Math and Science Center
     
    3:30 p.m.
    Buses depart campus for Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    4:00 p.m.
    LGBTQ+ Alumni and Student Reception
    To 5:00 p.m. The LGBTQ+ Affinity Group welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning alumni to this reception. More information and registration is available hereJoukowsky Faculty Lounge, Bunn Library
     
    Back to Class! “The Trees of the Lawrenceville Campus”
    To 5:00 p.m. Come Back to Class with John Clark P’20 ’22, Science Master on the Aldo Leopold Distinguished Teaching Chair.
    Room 1006, The F. M. Kirby Math and Science Center
     
    5:30 p.m.
    Buses depart Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center for campus.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    6:00 p.m.
    Showing of the 145th Kentucky Derby
    To 7:00 p.m. (Post time ~6:50 p.m.) Common Room, Hamill House
     
    Infant/Toddler Care
    To 11:00 p.m. (Ages 12 weeks through 4 years) Experienced caregivers will watch over our youngest Lawrentians. Parents must bring all the essentials their child may need (diapers, wipes, change of clothing, food/snacks, medicine, etc.). Please note that no food will be provided. There is a $40 per child/per night fee. Children’s Center, on campus
     
    Camp Lawrenceville
    To 11:00 p.m. (Ages 5-14) Current Fifth Formers will play games, serve food, and watch movies with the children. There is a $40 per child/per night fee. Wrestling Room, Lavino Field House
     
    6:30 p.m.
    Class Reunion Receptions and Dinners
    To 10:30 p.m. Locations are listed below.
    Class of 1944: Rotunda, Pop Hall
    Class of 1949: Stephan Room, Abbott Dining Hall
    Class of 1954: Rotunda, Pop Hall
    Class of 1959: Alumni Study, Foundation House
    Class of 1964: Lounge, Lavino Field House
    Class of 1969: Abbott Dining Hall
    Class of 1974: Garden/McClellan Room, Irwin Dining Center
    Class of 1979: The Bath House (Tent Outside)
    Class of 1984: Home of Mary Kate Barnes H’59 ’77 P’11 ’13 ’19 and Dave Barnes ’77 P’11 ’13 ’19 (Tent Outside)
    Class of 1989: Behr Recital Hall, Clark Music Center
    Class of 1994: Lobby and Lounge, Kirby Arts Center
    Class of 1999: Dresdner Recital Hall, Clark Music Center
    Class of 2004: Home of Catherine and Blake Eldridge ’96 H’12 (Tent Outside)
    Class of 2009: Kirby Arts Center/Hogate Quad Tent
    Class of 2014: Reunion Headquarters (Tent in KAC/Hogate Parking Lot)
     
    10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
    Buses depart campus for Hyatt Regency Princeton & Chauncey Center.
    Stops are outside Kirby Arts Center, Lavino Field House and Woods Memorial Hall.
     
    11:30 p.m.
    Last bus departs campus for Hyatt Regency Princeton.
    Stop is outside Kirby Arts Center only 
     

    Sunday, May 5

    8:00 a.m.
    Classes of 1964 & 1969 Farewell Breakfast
    To 10:30 a.m. Solomon Room, The Chauncey Center

    8:15 a.m.
    Big Red Farm Stand
    To 11:15 a.m. Purchase fresh Big Red Farm produce, hot sauce, merchandise, and other items. For more information on the Big Red Farm go to www.lawrenceville.org/academics/experiential-education/big-red-farm. East end of Keuffel Stadium near the Lavino Field House entrance

     
    9:00 a.m.
    Children’s Big Red Fun Race
    The race supports the School Camp and registration is required. For more details go to www.lawrenceville.org/page/athletics/big-red-race. Eglin Track

    The Jigger Shop
    To 2:00 p.m. Check out the latest in Red & Black! The Jigger Shop, Irwin Dining Center
     
    10:00 a.m.
    Farewell Brunch for All Alumni
    To 1:00 p.m. Abbott Dining Hall
     
    5k Big Red Race
    The race supports the School Camp and registration is required. For more details go to www.lawrenceville.org/page/athletics/big-red-raceEglin Track
     
    Class of 1974 Farewell Brunch
    To 12:00 p.m. Off site

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 9 frequently asked questions.

  • Where to Stay

    For a full list of hotels, please click here.
  • Directions to Lawrenceville

    From the New Jersey Turnpike: Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 7A. Take I-195 West toward Trenton approximately 6 miles to the point where it ends and becomes NJ 29. Here take Exit 60B, I-295 North (toward Princeton). Take State Route 206 North exit. Go past traffic light. School is on the right.
     
    From the Pennsylvania Turnpike: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 351. Take US 1 North about 6 miles to Route 295. Take Route 295 North into New Jersey and take Exit 69A, State Route 206 North.
     
    From the south via Interstate 95: From Baltimore and Philadelphia take I-95 North to Route 295 into New
    Jersey and take Exit 69A, State Route 206 North. Go past traffic light. School is on the right.
     
    By Air: Philadelphia and Newark airports are within a 50-mile radius of the School. Automobile rental is available at all airports; in addition, transportation is available to and from Newark Airport via limousine service. (A-1 Limousine Service’s telephone number is (800) 951-0070. New Jersey Transit recently opened a new train station serving Newark Airport. The Newark Airport Rail Link takes you from the airport to the train; you can take the train into Trenton, Hamilton, or Princeton Junction.
     
    By Rail: Trains for Trenton, Hamilton, and Princeton Junction frequently leave Penn Station in New York and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, with most express trains stopping at Trenton. Taxis are available at Trenton, Hamilton, and Princeton Junction stations; the distance to the School from each location is approximately 8 miles.
     
    By Bus: The Suburban Transit Company has regular bus service from Manhattan’s Port Authority Terminal at
    42nd Street and 8th Avenue to Princeton, where you can connect to a #606 New Jersey Transit bus to Trenton with stops in Lawrenceville. In Trenton, at the New Jersey Transit train and bus station on South Clinton Avenue, you can get a #606 New Jersey Transit bus to Princeton, which stops in Lawrenceville (exact change required).
     
    By Taxi/Limo: A-1 Limousine Service, (800) 951-0070.Princeton Taxi, (609) 497-9022. Amigo Taxi, (609) 924-1400.
  • Parking

    There is parking adjacent to Lavino Field Houseand on Green Field, adjacent to Clark Music Center. The most convenient parking is on Green Field. To access Green Field, driving south on State Route 206, enter campus at the new Clark Music Center entrance (just past the main gate on the left), or driving north on State Route 206, turn right into the Clark Music Center entrance (across from Titus Avenue).
     
  • Shuttle Transportation

    Shuttle service will be provided for those guests staying at the Hyatt Regency Princeton and the Chauncey Center. Please see the transportation schedule for more details.
     
  • Clothing and Suggested Attire

    Red & Black Soirée: Red and Black creative or casual attire. This party will be outside in a tent at Hogate/KAC.
     
    Picnic Lunch: Casual attire, Red and Black welcome!
     
    Class Dinners: Each class sets its own tone. Usually, the younger classes lean toward the casual side and the older classes tend to be more formal. Contact your reunion chair for appropriate attire for your class dinner.
     
    Inclement Weather: Spring weather can be unpredictable. Plan to pack a warm jacket, a raincoat, umbrella, sweater, and sun hat. As you will most likely be on your feet for most of the weekend, plan to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Child Care

    The Lawrenceville School is pleased to offer child care for children ages 12 weeks through 14 years. Children are grouped by age in order to provide age-appropriate care, games and activities. Care for the youngest Lawrentians (12 weeks - 4 years) will be provided at the Children's Center. Older children (5 - 14) will be in the Wrestling Room of Lavino Field House.
     
    Alumni Weekend child care provides your child with a safe, fun and caring atmosphere, so you will be able to attend your Class Dinners and relive fond memories of your Lawrenceville days with no worries. While under our care, parents can take their child(ren) out of child care at any time, but for safety reasons, parents must sign them in and out. Please label all items with your child’s first and last name.

    Child care is available from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. There is a $40 per child/per night fee. Please contact the Alumni Office for more information at (609) 896-1208 or alumni@lawrenceville.org.

    Infant/Toddler Care
    12 weeks through 4 years
    Children's Center, on campus
    Experienced caregivers will watch over our youngest Lawrentians. Parents must bring all the essentials their child may need (diapers, wipes, change of clothing, food/snacks, medicine, etc.) Please note that no food will be provided.

    Camp Lawrenceville
    Ages 5-14
    Wrestling Room of Lavino Field House
    Current Fifth Formers will play games, serve pizza, and watch movies with the children.
     
    Click here for the Child Care Release form. Please bring this form with you to Alumni Weekend.
     
    Changing/Nursing Station
    A changing/nursing station is located on campus in Hogate Hall. Please see the campus map and look for signs in the building.

  • Alcohol Policy

    The Lawrenceville School is an independent secondary school, and the students will be on campus while alumni are here for Alumni Weekend. The School, students, and alumni are subject to the laws of the State of New Jersey as they pertain to serving and consuming of alcoholic beverages. Serving and/or drinking alcoholic beverages in areas or at times other than those designated by the Alumni Office and/or bringing alcoholic beverages onto campus is prohibited. Noncompliance with this policy will result in confiscation of beverages and possible dismissal from the campus. Your cooperation with this policy is appreciated.
     
  • Smoking Policy

    The “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act” governs the grounds of “non-public secondary schools”.  This bill prohibits smoking in workplaces and indoor public places throughout the State and it prohibits smoking in any area of any public or non-public elementary or secondary school, whether in the buildings or on the grounds of the school. Accordingly, the only places on the Lawrenceville campus where smoking is permitted are in individual personal residences or in personal automobiles
  • Contact Us

    If you are running late, want information or need directions, please email alumni@lawrenceville.org or call (609) 896-1208.

Contact Information

Alumni Office

(609) 896-1208
alumni@lawrenceville.org

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