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 tent or designated reception site 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 Mimi Morsman.
Visit the newly combined 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. Norm and Dottie will be on hand to help you select old uniforms and merchandise from the annual “Tag Sale.” The stores will be open Thursday afternoon, all day Friday and Saturday, and Sunday morning.
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 life guards 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.
There is an ATM located in the downstairs level of the Main School Building. There are also several banks just a short drive away in South Deerfield and Greenfield.
The air-conditioned library provides a cool and comfortable spot for relaxation on Friday and Saturday.
A map with event locations will be available at the registration desk.
To check email, there will be computers available in the Frank L. and Helen Childs Boyden Library as well as the Ephraim Williams living-room. Most of the campus has wireless internet access. Faxes may be sent to and from Ephraim Williams House, 413-772-1123. There will be a message board in the Ephraim Williams House.
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.
Lists of current and former faculty attending Reunions will be available at the Registration desk; a complete directory of Deerfield employees and selected faculty biographies are available online.
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The English office in the Arms Building will be available at any time during the weekend.
Every effort has been 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 with pillows are required. Bathrooms are gender specific.
Lost and Found
The Registration Desk, located in the Main School Building, is the center for turning in or claiming lost and found objects.
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.
Once you arrive on campus, Security personnel will guide you to the appropriate parking area. Handicapped parking will be available. Please observe NO PARKING signs! The Town of Deerfield will be ticketing violators!
No pets of any kind are allowed.
Hours for registration in the Main School Building are:
Thursday, 1:00 to 5:30 pm (for the 50th and Grand Class Alumni)
Friday, 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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
Men’s and women’s 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.
Located on the lower level of the Main School Building.
Be sure to check the weather forecast before you leave for the weekend. Most activities are rain or shine. Any activities cancelled due to weather will be posted on the message board in Ephraim Williams.