FAQs about Homecoming: For Alumni and Families


When is Homecoming: for Alumni and Families?

October 14 - 16. There will be day days of activities for the Dean Community, including alumni, parents, and friends. The Installation Ceremony & Celebration for Chancellor Edward M. Augustus, Jr. and President Kenneth Elmore, J.D. will occur on Friday, October, 14 at 3:00 pm.

What is Homecoming?

This is a day to celebrate Dean College - for families to get an inside look at life at Dean, for alumni to reminisce about their experiences, share their alma mater with their families and make new memories! Unless noted, all activities are open to everyone, of all ages.

Will I need to wear a mask?

We are a mask-friendly campus and you are not required to wear a mask.

Who is invited?

All members of the Dean College Community - current students & families, alumni & families, faculty & staff.

Is there a cost?

There is a fee for food and drinks at the Longley Field Complex. 

  • Game Day BBQ at Longley Athletic Complex is $10 per combo meal

How do I register?

Registration is required for the events below:

Installation Ceremony and Celebration - Friday, October 14

Class of 1975 Reunion - Friday, October 14

Alumni Lacrosse Game - Saturday, October 15

Tree Dedication in Memory of Professor Middleton - Saturday, October 15 (to register, call 508-542-1676)

Alumni Night at Teddy Gallagher's Pub - Saturday, October 15

Where do I park?

All campus lots are open during Homecoming. Space is limited at the Longley Athletic Complex and will be open on a first-come, first-served basis. For your convenience, we will provide a shuttle from both the Campus Center and Dean Hall parking lots to the complex. 

Where is the Longley Athletic  Complex?

69 Maple Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Where can I stay?

Still have questions?

Please contact the Student Development Office at 508-541-1552, or the Office of Alumni Relations at  alumni@dean.edu or 1-888-711-3326. We look forward to seeing you soon!