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Classics Day

two students presenting on stage

Held each year, Classics Day is a daylong series of events relating to the study of Roman culture designed to familiarize high school students with the Holy Cross classics department, its faculty and current students. 

Hundreds of students from high schools all over the Northeast visit Holy Cross for the event. The 48th Annual Classics Day will take place on Friday, April 3, 2020.   Events will include:

  • certamen, a contest on Latin grammar, Roman and Greek mythology, Roman history, and Roman lifeart contest
  • costume contest
  • manuscripts workshop


The date for Classics Day 2020 has been changed to Friday, April 3, 2020.  Register for Classics Day 2020.

Classics Day 2020 Details:



Department of Classics

College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, MA  01610
Email Ms. Karen Harney at
Phone: 508-793-2547

Classics Day 2018