A Day at Vassar

October 18, 2014

Thompson library at Vassar


Registration is closed for 2014. Please mark your calendar for next year.

A Day at Vassar is open to friends and neighbors in the Hudson Valley, alumnae/i and employees of Vassar College. Children must be over the age of 15.

Registration must be made in advance. No registrations will be taken at the door.

On October 18th, Registrants must check in at the Reception Table in the Villard Room in Main Building to receive their packets. This will include a personalized schedule with the time and location of activities for which they’ve registered, a Campus Map, and a Meal Ticket required for admission to lunch in Students’ Building.

Registrants must select in advance the activities that they plan to attend throughout the day. Those planning to bring a guest should direct them to the Registration Form to register in their own right. Their guest/s will then have their own packet at the Registration Table.

Contact: programs@vassar.edu

Deadline: October 7, 2014

Tuition: $15 per person

This includes Lunch (whether or not you plan to have Lunch in Students’ Building).


Visit the College’s visitors page


Enter campus through the North Gate off Collegeview Avenue. Security will direct you to on-campus parking, and from there to Main Building and Registration.


While most of the buildings in which the lectures will be held are within a relative central location, please wear sensible walking shoes and comfortable clothing.


(845) 437-5484

Video and Photos

Video - A Day at Vassar

See a video of A Day At Vassar in its first year, during the college's 150th Anniversary celebration in 2011.

Library tourLecture
Museum and gallery tour

Clockwise from top left: Walking tour of the library; Professor Emeritus Glen Johnson lecturing on Vassar and the Roosevelts; and an Art Center tour.


9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Registration (Required)

Main Building / Villard Room
Receive Schedule and Locations of Lectures Campus Map / Meal Tickets

10:00 a.m.

Elective Lectures: Period I

11:30 a.m.

Elective Lectures: Period II

1:00 p.m.

Students’ Building / Ticket required for admission

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Elective Lectures: Period III

Campus Walking Tours

Horticultural Walking Tour
Historical Walking Tour
Both departing from the front of Main Building

Exhibition Viewings

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings 1475-1540
Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Selections from the Permanent Collection

Thompson Memorial Library

Palmer Gallery / Main Building
Two Worlds in My Heart: Photographs by Jorge Abel Santos of his Native Mexico and the Hudson Valley

Warthin Museum / Ely Hall
Permanent Geological and Fossil Collection

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Concert by Music Faculty
Skinner Hall


Office of Regional Programs
(845) 437-5484

Press and Media
Jeff Kosmacher