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Friday, October 1

6:30 p.m.
HCAA Dinner Celebration, Hogan Ballroom
Join the HCAA for our annual dinner celebration honoring five alumni for their outstanding service and dedication to the College. Register here.

Saturday, October 2

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open House, The Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center 'The Jo'
Stop by The Jo and explore one of the newest facilities on-campus. The center contains sports courts, a jogging track, weight rooms, locker rooms, and spaces for other fitness classes. It is also home to all club and intramural sports, as well as recreation, fitness, and wellness programming. 

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Pre-Game Festivities and Tailgating, Freshman Field

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sober Tailgate (Hosted by the Office of Wellness Education), Freshman Field                                   Join us for an exciting new opportunity at freshman field tailgate! The substance free tailgate is open to anyone in the HC community who identify as substance free, are in recovery, or are seeking a family-friendly place to enjoy tailgating.  Games, Raffles, prizes, food vendors, and entertainment will be provided.  Look for the yellow balloons!

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Advancement Volunteer Meet and Greet, Hogan Courtyard Tent                                    Advancement volunteers are invited to meet President Vincent Rougeau.  A bbq tailgate will be held on the baseball concourse at 11:30 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Holy Cross Physicians Association CME Event and Tailgate, Hogan Suite A and Baseball Concourse. Register here.

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Bookstore Open
Stock up on the latest Holy Cross gear for you and the family!

10:00 a.m. and 11:30a.m.
Historical Campus Tour 'Hidden in Plain Sight'
Are the exorcism rumors true? Are there secret labyrinths buried on campus? Find out!  Learn about Holy Cross history, mystery and lore on this outdoor walking tour of campus that will highlight some little-known facts and legends of Mount St. James. Led by Tom Cadigan '02, associate director of Alumni Relations, this fun tour will expand your HC horizons.

Tours will leave promptly at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. from Hogan, 1st floor (just outside the HC Bookstore).   

10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Campus Shuttle to Fitton Field
Leaves from Hogan, 3rd Floor (additional on-campus stops can be made upon request)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dedication of the Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center – ‘The Jo’ and Mahoney Way
The patio outside the front entrance of The Jo.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fall Festivities, Hogan Courtyard (Hoval)
Stop by the Hogan Courtyard to enjoy complimentary treats, outdoor games and more!

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
5th Reunion Tailgate: Classes of 2015 and 2016, Baseball Field Tent (Left Field side). Register here.

1:30 p.m.
Holy Cross Football vs. Harvard, Fitton Field
Cheer on Holy Cross Football as they take on Harvard! Visit the Game Day Information page for ticket, tailgating and parking information.

Holy Cross Athletics has updated its policies for attendees of outdoor athletics events and will require all guests to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, a negative PCR test administered within 72 hours of the event or a negative antigen test administered within 24 hours of the event prior to entering any on-campus venue. Please click here to learn more.

4:30 p.m.
Celebration of Mass, Mary Chapel
Mass will be celebrated by Fr. James Stormes, S.J., Rector of the Holy Cross Jesuit Community.

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Post-Game Alumni, Family and Friends Reception, Kimball Quad 
Following the game, celebrate the Crusaders on the Kimball Quad. Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be available.

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
OME Back to the Hill Post-Game Reception, Kimball Quad 
Join the Office of Multicultural Education as we gather to reconnect and reminisce after the game. 

6:00 p.m.
O’Callahan Society Dinner, Hogan Ballroom. Register here.