This year marks the anniversary of your graduation from Colby--a time to become reacquainted with the College, renew friendships, and celebrate. We hope you will also commemorate your reunion by participating in your class gift. You can help make the Colby experience as unique and meaningful for today’s students as it was for you. 

What Is Reunion Giving?

Reunion giving is a special component of the Colby Fund that seeks increased support from members of reunion classes. While celebrating your reunion creates an impetus for increased financial support, the gift drive also helps strengthen individual and class ties with the College by renewing shared class feelings of pride and loyalty. Last year alumni contributed more than $6,700,000 to the Colby Fund, 20 percent of which came from those celebrating a reunion.

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What Happens During Reunion Weekend?

Festivities begin Thursday evening, June 5, and run through Sunday morning, June 8. Each class has its own dinner Saturday night, and some classes choose to schedule activities in addition to the events scheduled for all returning classes. These events include the parade of classes, faculty lectures, alumni lectures, the Presidential Golf Tournament, Celebrate Colby, the lobster bake, and much more. Even if this will be the first reunion you’ve ever attended, we hope you’ll come to campus with your classmates. You won’t regret coming back! Go to alumni.colby.edu/reunion for more information.

Class Giving Statistics

Reunion  Gift Record  Participation Record 
 55th  $96,435 96% 
 50th  $200,264 99% 
 45th  $177,367 82% 
 40th  $206,021 68% 
 35th  $195,341 64% 
 30th  $166,290 62% 
 25th  $215,207 69% 
 20th  $122,796 57% 
 15th  $70,652 52% 
 10th  $82,845 50% 
 5th  $37,936 59% 

When Should I Make My Gift?

We encourage you to make your gift before May 31 in order for your gift to count in the Celebrate Colby presentation during Reunion Weekend.