Alumni & Family Weekend 2023

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24

Join us for Alumni and Family Weekend 2023 Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th. We are proud to welcome alumni & families, and current SMC students & families to celebrate the weekend of programming on and off campus. Check out the full schedule for the weekend below.

See our accommodations page for a list of hotels in the area. We currently have a room block at the Best Western Plus Windjammer Inn & Conference Center, but it’s going fast. Book your accommodations today!

Best Western Plus – Windjammer Inn & Conference Center
Preferred Hotel & Athletic Sponsor
1076 Williston Road
South Burlington, Vermont 05403
If you are calling to make your reservation, request the Saint Michael’s College preferred rate.

2023 Schedule

Alumni & Family Weekend 2023 Schedule(as of 9/13/23 – subject to change)
Friday, September 22, 2023
12:00 pmSMC Cross Country teams host the Equality InvitationalCampusFree
1:00 pmMen’s Basketball Alumni Golf Outing – contact Mark Pater at 401-450-9111 to participateBurlington, VTContact Mark Pater at 401-450-9111
2:00 pm tour
3:00 pm tour
4:00 pm tour
Tour the Farm at SMC! Join the farm crew for tour of our working farm and cut your own bouquet of SMC-grown flowers. Each tour will run approx 45 min and meet at the entrance to the Pomerleau Alumni Center.SMC Farm – Meet at Pomerleau Alumni Center (across the street from campus)Free
6:00 – 7:00 pmAthletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Join us in honoring this year’s class of legendary student-athletes who have earned their spot in the SMC Athletic Hall of Fame. RSVP today!Dion Student Center – 3rd floor Roy RoomFree
7:00 – 9:00 pmMen’s Lacrosse socialTBCTBC
All dayThe Food Pantry at SMC is accepting donations! This on campus food pantry supports the entire SMC community through cross campus, interdepartmental support. Items needing to be restocked: fruit, peanut butter, mac and cheese, granola bars, gluten free items, shampoo & conditioner, and body wash.MOVE Office – 1st floor AliotN/A
Saturday, September 23, 2023
8:00 – 9:30 amWomen’s Lacrosse Alumnae Scrimmage300’s FieldN/A
10:00 amWomen’s Soccer Alumnae ScrimmageTBCN/A
10:00 – 11:00 amNatural Area Walk with Professor Declan McCabe. Meet up at the Hoehl Welcome Center and then go on a tour with Professor Declan McCabe of the St. Mike’s Natural Area. *Please note that the natural area includes some unpaved paths and a significant hill.*Meet at Hoehl Welcome CenterFree
10:00 – 11:00 amCoffee Hour with SMC Faculty and Staff. Drop in and visit with your favorite faculty and staff member. Light refreshments provided.St. Edmunds Hall 1st Floor LobbyFree
10:00 am tour
11:00 am tour
Tour the Farm at SMC! Join the student farm crew for a tour of our working farm and cut your own bouquet of SMC-grown flowers. Each tour will run approx 45 min and meet at the entrance to the Pomerleau Alumni Center.SMC Farm – Meet at PomerleauFree
11: 00 am – 12:00 pmCenter for Global Engagement panel discussion with students and faculty: learn about how the CGE is revitalizing global engagement opportunities and supporting global citizenship for all of the members of our campus community in the Post-Covid era.Cheray Hall Room 111Free
11:00 am – 1:00 pmMen’s Basketball Alumni practice and meet & greet with current teamMain Gym at the Tarrant Recreation CenterFree
11:00 am – 1:00 pmDurick Library Archives Open House. Join Liz Scott, Archives Curator, for a special glimpse into St. Mike’s history.Durick Library Lower LevelFree
11:00 am – 1:00 pmMedia Creation Studio Open House with Jon Hyde, Digital Media Communications ProfessorSt. Edmunds Hall 2nd floor StudioFree
12:00 – 2:00 pmFire and Rescue BBQ lunch and demonstrations. Enjoy a complimentary BBQ lunch (first come first serve) and learn about forced door entry and CPR.Durick Library LawnFree
1:00 pmKelley Alpine and Nordic Ski Center groundbreaking ceremony at Senior Hall. All are welcome to mark this milestone event in the history of Purple Knight skiing.Senior HallFree
1:00 pmSMC Women’s Soccer hosts Adelphi UniversityDuffy fieldFree
2:00 pmWomen’s Volleyball Alumnae Scrimmage followed by snacks and informal panel of alumni, happening in the Media Room or Hall of Fame room in Tarrant at ~4:00 pm.Ross GymFree
2:00 – 5:00 pm Welcome Back Bash! Student Activities and the Student Government Association invite to enjoy fun activities including a club fair, an SMC farm stand and more!Durick Library LawnFree
3:00 – 4:30 pmMen’s Lacrosse Alumni Scrimmage300s FieldN/A
3:00 – 5:00 pmMen’s Basketball Alumni and current student networking eventWindjammer Restaurant, South Burlington, VTPay-as-you-go
4:00 – 4:30 pmJoin us in community to welcome the Senator and Mrs. Leahy and thank them for their support of the Senator’s alma mater, Saint Michael’s, as we name the Center for the Environment in honor of the Leahys.SMC Teaching Garden/ Nursery outside of Dion Student CenterFree
4:30 – 6:00 pmDedication of the Center for the Environment in honor of Senator Patrick Leahy ’61 and Marcelle Leahy INVITE ONLY EVENTDion – 3rd floor Roy Room and Archway LoungeInvitation Only
5:00 – 7:00 pmMen’s Lacrosse 40th anniversary celebration and 10th anniversary of the Paul Schimoler AwardTBCInvitation Only
6:00 pmMen’s Basketball Alumni Downtown Happy HourLocation TBDPay-as-you-go
7:00 – 10:00 pmAlumni Social in downtown Burlington. Takeover the Three Needs Taproom with other SMC alumni!Three Needs Taproom, Burlington, VTPay-as-you-go
Sunday, September 24, 2023
9:30 – 11:30 amSMC Family Breakfast. Before you leave, enjoy a complimentary breakfast and connect with other SMC parents, family, and alumni.Green Mountain Dining Room – 1st floor AlliotFree
11:00 amMassChapelN/A
11:00 am – 3:00pmSoftball Alumnae EventsDoc Jacobs FieldTBD
12:00 pmDot Williams Tree DedicationTBDFree
Saint Michael’s College Bookstore HoursFriday – 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 1pm