A Day at Vassar

October 12, 2013

Thompson library at Vassar


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 12th, Registrants must check in at the Reception Table in the Villard Room in Main Building to receive their packets. This will include their 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 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 4, 2013


Visit the College’s visitors page


Enter campus through the North Gate off Collegeview Avenue. Security will direct you to on-campus parking. Additional parking, if necessary, will be available on the Vassar Farm (accessible off the intersection of Raymond and Hooker Avenues). Shuttle bus service will be available to and from the campus. More information


(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. & 11:30 a.m.

Elective Lectures

Period I
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
Departing from the front of Main Building

Exhibition Viewings

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints
Inuit Art from the Collection of Edward J. Guarino
Selections from the Permanent Collection

Thompson Memorial Library
W.K. Rose and the Rose Fellowship

Palmer Gallery / Main Building
This is the Day: Leonard Freed’s Photographs of the 1963 March on Washington

Warthin Museum / Ely Hall
Permanent Geological and Fossil Collection

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

Concert by Music Faculty

Skinner Hall

Campus Walking Tours

Departing from the front of Main Building

Exhibition Viewings

As detailed above


Office of Regional Programs
(845) 437-5484

Press and Media
Jeff Kosmacher