Alumni Day 2022

Return to Campus. Rediscover Classes. Reconnect with Fellow Alumni.

Join the HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council and the Office of Development and External Relations for HDS Alumni Day, a day-long celebration for all HDS graduates to reconnect with the School, the curriculum, and each other. Activities will include spiritual services, panel discussions featuring alumni and School leadership, faculty presentations and more!


Harvard Divinity School
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Registration Fee: $25 per person
Alumni are welcome to bring up to one guest.


Program details and information about hotels, parking, and COVID-19 protocol are included below. If you have any questions, please contact or 617.495.1778.

Schedule of Activities*:

  • 8:30 am: Breakfast
  • 9 am: Morning Services
  • 9:45 am: Dean David N. Hempton Welcome
  • 10 am: "HDS Now" with Academic Leadership

    Featuring Teddy Hickman-Maynard, Associate Dean for Ministry Studies; Tracey Hucks, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Africana Religious Studies; and Diane L. Moore, MDiv ’84, Faculty Director, Religion and Public Life
  • Noon: Back to the Classroom with HDS Faculty
  • 1 pm: Lunch
  • 2:30 pm: Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging at HDS
  • 3:45 pm: "Reflections from President Lawrence S. Bacow, JD '76, MPP '76, PhD '78"
  • 4:30 pm: Alumni Book Fair
  • 4:30 pm: HDS Office Fair
  • 6:30 pm: Dinner

*Please note: the schedule of activities may be subject to change as plans are finalized. Please check back for more detailed information.

Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the alumni relations team at in advance of your participation or visit.

Hotel Information

We recommend that you make your hotel arrangements as early as possible as rooms may be limited. Due to the stringent requirements, we are unable to secure room blocks for this event.

Sheraton Commander Hotel
16 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Main: 617.547.4800

The Charles Hotel
One Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
General Inquiries: 617.864.1200
Reservations: 1.800.882.1818

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston - Cambridge
400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston, MA 02134
Phone: 617.783.0090
Fax: 617.783.0897

Hotel 1868
1868 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: 617.499.2998
Fax: 617.349.2960

Hotel Veritas
One Remington Street
Cambridge, MA 02128
Phone: 617.520.5000 | 888.520.1050

Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.267.5300

The Freepoint Hotel
220 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617.491.8000

Harvard Square Hotel
110 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617.864.5200

Hyatt Regency Boston / Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139-4896
Phone: 617.492.1234

Porter Square Hotel
1924 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Phone: 617.499.3399

COVID-19 Guidance

All visitors to campus should also be aware of the University policies in place at the time of their visit. For current COVID-19 guidelines, please visit This site is regularly updated and serves as a centralized location for information, guidance, and resources on coronavirus for the Harvard community and those visiting campus.

Parking Information

Limited parking for Alumni Day is available at the 52 Oxford Street Parking Garage.

The entrance to the parking garage is located at the corner of Oxford Street and Everett Street, about 0.1 miles from the HDS campus. Please let the attendant know that you are there for HDS Alumni Day. Please contact us at or 617.495.1778 if you have any questions.