RISD Reunion 2023

Class of 1988

Celebrating our 35-year RISD Reunion!

Return to campus for an activity-filled weekend of reconnecting with friends, traditions old and new, family-friendly community events and so much more! We'll dance the night away at our all-campus Artists' Party, reminisce at our Class Dinner, browse the work of alumni artists and makers at RISD Craft, and lead the way for the Class of 2023 during the Alumni Commencement Processional.

More Commencement + Reunion Weekend 2023 information will be coming soon, including event registration and hotels and lodging opportunities. Keep an eye on your inbox!

Class of 1988 Reunion Events Schedule

Registration is coming soon!

Thursday, June 1, 2023
2 pm Reunion Registration Open (Chace Center Commons)
5:30 pm Alumni Keynote (Metcalf Auditorium)

Friday, June 2, 2023
10 am Reunion Registration Open (Chace Center Commons)
2 pm Class of 1988 Photo (Fleet Library)
2 pm & 3 pm New (to you) Campus Tour (Departs from Woods-Gerry)
4 pm Affinity Groups Reception (Ewing Multicultural Center)
5 pm Retired Faculty & Staff Reception (Market Square Tent)
6 pm Black Alumni Reception (Ewing Multicultural Center)
8 pm Lantern Lighting (Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Bridge)
8:30 pm Artists’ Party (Commencement + Reunion Tent)

Saturday, June 3, 2023
7:30 am Alumni Processional Breakfast for alumni participating in the Alumni Commencement Processional (Amica Mutual Pavilion)
8 am Reunion Registration Open (Chace Center Commons)
8 am Breakfast at the Met (The Met Refectory)
1:30 pm New (to you) Campus Tour (Departs from Woods-Gerry)
3 pm Historic RISD Tour (Departs from Roger Mandle Living and Learning Center)
6 pm Reunion Class Dinners (Commencement + Reunion Tent)

Sunday, June 4, 2023
7 am Breakfast at the Met (The Met Refectory)
9 am Beach Day at Tillinghast (Shuttles leave from the Chace Center)

Reunion Class Volunteers

Alumni volunteers help make reunions truly special.

Our Class of 1988 volunteers are:
Patricia R. Quan Yee BArch 89 P 23
Barbara J. Sarkisian Werfel BArch 89
Bruce Werfel BArch 89
Catherine Davis Hayes 88 IL
Kristen M. Fischler 88 IL
Patty B. Gallagher 88 IL
Jocelyn F. Powning 88 GD
Harry Segal 88 GD
Ty Varszegi 88 FAV P 17

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