Visitor Details

Please note: No alcohol is to be brought onto campus or consumed in the dormitories. Consumption of alcohol is ONLY to take place in The Great Tent or designated reception sites while the bar is open.

In addition to the reunion-specific information below, please see our Visitor Information section for more information on lodging, dining, local amenities, and places of worship. If you have additional questions, please email Margaret Temesvari or call 413-774-1461.

Ephraim Williams

The Alumni/Faculty house serves as the hospitality/communications center and will be open until midnight on Friday and Saturday. Go there to relax, read a paper, or check email.

Deerfield Stores

Visit Deerfield Campus Stores. Hitchcock House, located on Albany Road in the heart of the campus, features Deerfield apparel, gifts, books, and supplies. The Athletic Store in the Gym offers team-specific and performance apparel in addition to more generic Deerfield gear. Hitchcock House and the Athletic Store will be open throughout the weekend. Thursday: Athletic Store: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm; Hitchcock: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Friday: Athletic Store: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Hitchcock: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday: Athletic Store: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm; Hitchcock: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Sunday: Athletic Store: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm; Hitchcock: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Athletic Facilities

Deerfield’s fitness center will be open during the weekend; hours will be available at registration. The Koch Pool will be open on Saturday afternoon, provided that lifeguards are available. (Please bring your own towel.) Tennis courts will be available throughout the weekend. Additional details on Deerfield’s athletic facilities are available online.

Banking Needs

The nearest ATM is located in the basement break room of the Main School Building. There are also several banks just a short drive away in South Deerfield and Greenfield.

Boyden Library

The air-conditioned library provides a cool and comfortable spot for relaxation on Friday and Saturday.

Campus Map

A map with event locations will be available at the registration desk.

Communications

Computers are available in the Boyden Library and the Ephraim Williams living room. Most of the campus has wireless Internet access. Faxes may be sent to and from Ephraim Williams 2nd floor copy room, 413-772-1123.

Dress for the Weekend

Weekend dress is casual except for the Grand Classes and 50th dinner on Thursday and 50th dinner on Friday evening where a coat and tie for gentlemen is preferred. Plan your attire based on the activities you expect to participate in and be sure to check the weather forecast before you leave for the weekend. Don’t forget to bring along any sports gear you may require for afternoon activities.

Faculty

Lists of current and former faculty attending Reunions will be available at the registration desk.

Friends of Bill W.

The English Office in the Arms Building will be available at any time during the weekend.

Housing

Every effort will be made to house you with your classmates. If you are a late registrant or a last-minute “walk in,” this may not be possible. Sleeping arrangements: if space is available, appropriately aged children will have a separate room. Otherwise, sleeping bags and pillows are required. Bathrooms are gender specific.

If Raining…

In the event of rain on Saturday, alternative locations or cancellations will be posted on the message board in the Main School Building.

Lost and Found

The Registration Desk, located in the Main School Building, is the center for turning in or claiming lost and found objects.

Medical Assistance

An EMT will be available on Friday and Saturday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 am. In case of an emergency, call the Deerfield Security cell phone: 413-772-9880, or from a campus phone, dial 911.

Parking

Campus Security will guide you to the appropriate parking area. Handicapped parking will be provided. Please observe “No Parking” signs.

Pets

No pets of any kind are allowed.

Registration

for the Registration desk in the Main School Building are: Thursday: 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm (for the 50th and Grand Class Alumni); Friday: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm; Saturday: 8:00 am to 6:30 pm. Please make every effort to arrive by 9:00 pm on Friday or dormitory housing cannot be guaranteed.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds after May 9, 2014 except in the case of a medical emergency. Questions? Please email Margaret Temesvari or call 413-774-1461.

Religious Services

The First Church of Deerfield (Brick Church), Deerfield: Sunday, 10:00 am
Holy Family Parish, 29 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield: Saturday, 4:00 pm; Sunday, 8:00 and 10:30 am
Temple Israel, 27 Pierce Street, Greenfield: Saturday, 10:00 am

Rest Rooms

The bathrooms are located in the downstairs of the Main School Building, the Dining Hall, Ephraim Williams, the Arms Building, and the Koch Center. Handicapped-accessible bathrooms are located in the Main School Building, Ephraim Williams, and the Koch Center.

Vending Machines

Located on the lower level of the Main School Building.