Reunion Weekend & Golf Tournament 2021

Calling all classes ending in 0, 1, 5 or 6 and guests to come home to the Hill!

General schedule below with something for everyone to enjoy together with classmates and alumni. Throughout the weekend, students and staff will be hosting campus tours and sharing organization and program demos for all to experience. We are excited to have special recognition of our 1970, 1971, and foresters celebrating 50th milestones for their classes and programs.

Scheduled activities are optional and included in your ticket ($40), except for participation in the Alumni Golf Tournament, which is an additional per player fee ($125). #FindYourHerd #StayConnected

Friday, June 4

Alumni Check- In on campus for accommodations and tours. Golf cart and limited hotel shuttles available. 4-8pm

Nichols alumni from class years prior to 1972 join President Susan Engelkemeyer for the induction of the Class of ’70 and ’71 as Golden Bison. Cocktail hour, dinner and bar offering for alumni and guests included with Reunion Ticket. RSVP before May 1, 2021

Event Time: 5-8pm

Reunion BBQ on the Quad! Outdoor and tent options to reunite with your herd. Live music, activities, and other entertainment. Bar, food trucks, and casual dining offering included in Reunion Ticket. RSVP for you and guests by May 1, 2021.

Event Time: 5-9pm

Saturday, June 5

42nd Annual! 9 hole scramble with 18 hole option at Dudley Hill Golf Club, swag, giveaways and 50/50. 10 am shotgun start. Lunch reception to follow on campus, including a special send-off to Susan Engelkemeyer with bar and catering. Fee is $125 per player, $500 per team. Limited participation capacity. Tee and Hole sponsorship options available.

Shotgun start at 10 am

Available to all alumni, golf tournament participants, and guests including a goodbye opportunity with President Susan Engelkemeyer. Reunion activities on campus. Included with Reunion Ticket. RSVP for alumni and guests by May 1, 2021.

Campus, 12:30 pm

Celebrate 50 years since the commencement of the program whose members were the “BEST DAMNED GROUP” that ever lived at Nichols. Traditional game dinner and bar offering included with Reunion Ticket (for forestry bison and all reunion alumni and guests, limited capacity). 200 Sportsmen Club, Webster, MA, Limited shuttle service from campus. RSVP by April 30. 5 pm

Enjoy and the views of Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. Limited capacity, includes music, food, and bar offering with Reunion Ticket. RSVP by April 15, 2021. Webster Lake, Webster, MA, 6 pm

“Drive-in” tailgate, hospitality, firepits, and other activities for milestone classes. Student organization info sessions and demos. Nichols of yesterday meets Nichols today. Included in Reunion Ticket. RSVP for alumni and guests by May 1, 2021.

Starts at 8 pm

Staying overnight?

Book with the following preferred accommodations as early as possible with the year-round Nichols discounts below:

Stay on Campus at Shamie Hall:
$70 per night.
Relive your glory days in the residence halls! Each room includes 3 beds, linens, private en suite bathroom, and continental breakfast. Rooms can be reserved online here.

The Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center:
$119 per night.
Reservations made through hotel’s Guest Services Department at 508-765-8000 need to request “Nichols rate”. More information about the property can be found at

The Publick House:
$110 per night for Tillyer House, $83 per night for Country Lodge.
Reservation can be made directly at, under the reservation section labeled “Groups and Weddings” use the group code for discounted rates when booking.