Hartwick alumni and families gathering and enjoying the valley view at the pergola on Founders' Way

True Blue Weekend

True Blue is when we come together to celebrate memories of our time on Oyaron Hill.

2022 Brings Twice the True Blue. Join us in June, September, or both!

True Blue Summer- June 17-19, 2022
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True Blue Weekend - September 23-25, 2022
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True Blue Summer Registration

Now Open!

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*All campus visitors and guests must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Up to date vaccination includes a booster shot for those who are eligible. Proof of vaccination will be required for this special event. Masks may be required indoors. Restrictions and event details are subject to change.

True Blue Summer Event Highlights

*Great for reunion groups!

Smiling alumni at reception during True Blue Weekend

Friday Events

9:00 a.m. – sundown Visit Pine Lake – Enjoy boating, walks and much more.

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Archeology Field Walk-through – Visit Pine Lake and get a tour of the Archeology Field School

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. 50 Year Club Tour of Campus – Members and new inductees are welcome to join us for a special tour of campus.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. International Programs– Go Global! Meet with alumni, the Office of Global Education and the summer International Innovation Institute faculty and students for a global experience and culture conversations.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Class Connect & Compete– Reunion class years ending in 1s and 6s – Meet us on Frisbee Field for fun networking and lawn games!

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. History Jam Display – Speak with Hartwick archivist to discover Hartwick’s unique history.

4:00 & 5:00 p.m. Blue Key Ambassador Campus Tours

4:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Golden Jubilee Reunion & 50 Year Club Induction Ceremony – Celebrate with member of classes of 1970 and 1971

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. *Reunion Weekend Kick Off Party – Celebrate your arrival on Oyaron Hill

TrueBlue Connect HUB– Learn how to find, reconnect and meet with former classmates and fellow alumni on Hartwick’s new online community for networking and mentorship.

Saturday Events

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Morning Fitness Class: Pilates – Start your day with Pilates in Hutman Studio.

9:00 a.m. – sundown Visit Pine Lake – Enjoy boating, walks and much more.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. One Wick Worldwide Project – Volunteer at Pine Lake in the new Pollinator Garden.

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. *Alumni Awards and Reunion Breakfast – Join us for a breakfast celebration to honor the 2021 awardees and reunion classes ending in 1s & 6s.

10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Blue Key Ambassador Campus Tours

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Look Back, Look Ahead this 225th Year – A final conversation with President Margaret L. Drugovich.

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. *Brooks’ BBQ picnic –  Enjoy a traditional Brooks BBQ picnic on campus.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Karaoke – Stick around after Brooks’ BBQ and sing with friends!

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. International Programs – Go Global! Meet with alumni, the Office of Global Education and the summer International Innovation Institute faculty and students for a global experience and culture conversations.

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Class Connect & Compete– Reunion class years ending in 1s and 6s – Meet us on Frisbee Field for fun networking and lawn games!

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Print Your Own Tee – Learn the art of screen printing from the art & art history department. Bring your own tee or garment/object or choose one of ours!

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Hall of Fame Dinner – Hartwick College Athletics reception to honor new inductees.

TrueBlue Connect HUB – Learn how to find, reconnect and meet with former classmates and fellow alumni on Hartwick’s new online community for networking and mentorship.

Dine together in the Commons.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner hours will be available.

Sunday Events

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Morning Fitness Class: Yoga– Start your day with yoga in Hutman Studio.

9:00 a.m. – sundown Visit Pine Lake – Enjoy boating, walks and much more.

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Memorial Gathering – Shineman Chapel – Celebrate and remember those from our campus community whom we have lost since our last memorial held in September 2020.

Dine together in the Commons.  Complementary Breakfast for all Fathers on Father’s Day!

Note: All activities and dates are subject to change.
Please check back here regularly for updates. A complete schedule will be available at check-in on Friday.

 

Click HERE to see who will be at True Blue Summer! 

Not all registrants names will be listed.


Plan Your Reunion Visit

Coordinate a Reunion Group - Make Memories!

Create opportunities for your reunion group to meet up and celebrate together at True Blue. Alumni Relations will work with you to provide space and ideas for a unique experience..

Be a Reunion Representative

Book Your Accommodations

Stay on Campus with a Group

Hartwick’s Apartments are available for overnight accommodations.
Each apartment is independently climate controlled with central heat and air conditioning, and equipped with a full kitchen, living room and bathroom for every two rooms. Each room has a twin bed and will come supplied with basic toiletries and linens upon request.

Two bedroom apartments – $185 (linens included)
Four bedroom apartments – $275 (linens included)

Rentals will be open March 1st.

Get on the List
Email: specialevents@hartwick.edu

 

Reserve a Partner Hotel Room

Holiday Inn Express Oneonta
2 queen beds – 2-night minimum $189/night +tax
To make reservations call the hotel directly: 607-684-2000
Reference the “Hartwick Alumni Block” or reference Group Code: HWC

Block available until May 17th.

Hampton Inn
1 King, 2 Queen or 2 Room Suite – $134/night + tax
To make reservations call the hotel directly: 607-433-9000
Reference the “Hartwick Alumni Block” or reference Group Code: ITB

Block available until April 17th.


Tell us what is important to you.

Take our Reunion Survey

True Blue Weekend - September 23-25, 2022

True Blue Weekend in September offers our traditional Fall campus events for alumni, students, families, and friends.

More details will be available soon!

 

Reserve a Hotel Room for September

Holiday Inn Express Oneonta
2 queen beds – 2-night minimum $169/night +tax
To make reservations call the hotel directly: 607-684-2000
Reference the “Hartwick Alumni Block” or reference Group Code: HWA

Hampton Inn
1 King or 2 Queen – $134/night + tax
To make reservations call the hotel directly: 607-433-9000
Reference the “Hartwick Alumni Block” or reference Group Code: IHA

Courtyard by Marriott

2 Queen beds – $179/night + tax
To make reservations call the hotel directly: 607-432-2200
Reference the “Hartwick Alumni Block or reference Group Code: HWAS

Crowd in stands of Elmore Field during True Blue Weekend

Homecoming | Reunion | Family Weekend Traditions

Alumni smiling during True Blue Weekend
Alumni smiling during True Blue Weekend
Alumni opening up class time capsule during True Blue Weekend
Smiling mom and cheerleader during True Blue Weekend
Alumni looking at yearbooks during True Blue Weekend
Alumni during Reunion Breakfast on True Blue Weekend
Smiling student and father during True Blue Weekend
Shineman Chapel House site of Memorial Gathering during True Blue Weekend

Questions?

Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 607-431-4045 or email alumni@hartwick.edu.