Back to the Hill: Young Alumni Reunion Festival

Take Back the Hill!
June 10–12, 2016 for the classes of 2006–2015

This is where you'll find all the info on the Young Alumni Reunion Festival, from who's attending to where to stay, event details, photos from your time at Tufts, and much more!

View our list of frequently asked questions!

Is it your reunion year?
Check out your class page: 2015 | 2011 | 2006

To ask for help planning your class events at BTTH or to ask any questions about the event, please email: backtothehill@tufts.edu.

Check out photos from the 2014 event!


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BBQ on President's Lawn

Catch up on the last few years while you feast on a catered, gourmet, all-you-can eat barbeque lunch (lots of veggie options too). In addition to lounging on the lawn with a beer and enjoying the ice cream sundae bar, you can mosey over to the professional wine tasting event presented by Greater Boston’s premiere interactive wine tasting event company, Pour Favor. With an underlying Tufts-inspired wine theme in play, you’ll mingle with friends while learning about and sampling twelve different wines from around the world. Cheers to that!

Jumbo's Soiree

Spend the evening partying under the stars in the shadows of your old dorms. Enjoy a full buffet dinner, beer/wine, and a DJ who will take your requests and play all the best and ridiculous hits from the late 90s through today.

Brunch in Dewick

Just like you remember! All you can eat! Little Jumbos will also be welcome at the brunch.


Class Receptions

These three reunion class events are a chance to spend some quieter quality time with your fellow '06, '11, and '15 Jumbos. More details coming soon!


Tufts Fund Donor Reception

Calling all donors! Join us on Saturday, June 6 for an invitation-only brunch and cocktail reception to celebrate all that you do. Mix and mingle with your peers and new Arts & Sciences Dean James M. Glaser, and discuss the wonderful impact your support has had on the Tufts community this past year. Look for your invitation in the mail this spring!

Logistics: Accommodations & Travel

Check out our lodging options, including on- and off-campus accommodations.

On-Campus Accommodations

Miss having your friends across the hall instead of across the country? Not this weekend! We will have rooms available in a couple of the dorms. We will do our best to assign rooms/halls by class year and to accommodate your requests for whom you’ll be rooming near.

Some important notes to consider:

  • Rooms must be booked by May 30.
  • A double room means two twin extra-long beds, not a double bed.
  • Your room will include: linens (sheets, blanket, towel) and a pillow. You’ll need to bring toiletries, flip flops for the shower (if you’re so inclined), and posters from your college days for decoration!

Off-Campus Accommodations

For those wishing to stay at a hotel, we will have a room block at a hotel in the area for Friday and Saturday nights.

Lounge/Bag Check

Based on an excellent suggestion we received in 2011’s survey and implemented in 2012, we will again host a lounge area, which will be open 12 noon–10 p.m. on Saturday. If you’re traveling in for the day and want a place to put your feet up, watch some TV, or play some ping-pong, this is for you! Stop by any time.

Online Community

Be sure to keep your Online Community profile updated so you can stay in the loop!

Back to the Hill 2012 Executive Committee