Alumni Week: ARE YOU IN?

Monday, September 21 through Saturday, September 26, 2020

Even in this time of physical distancing, membership in the St. John’s College community is lifelong–once a Johnnie, always a Johnnie! Until we can be together again in person, come celebrate your lifelong connection to the college by attending Alumni Week 2020! Coordinated with consideration for alumni feedback and safety concerns related to COVID-19, Alumni Week provides Johnnies a virtual mode of togetherness this fall by offering favorite homecoming activities in an online format. Join us and experience what it means to be IN the Johnnie community.

Are you IN?

Homecoming Class Groups

In Strength

Join fellow Johnnies for a weeklong virtual programming experience offering new ways to engage with the college and each other.

Alumni Week Schedule

Homecoming Seminars

In Thought

Return for seminars on cherished texts and enjoy favorite tutorials with esteemed tutors.

Registration & Pricing

Homecoming Alumni Association Awards Banquet

In Honor

Celebrate the contributions of alumni and friends with a special Alumni Association Awards Presentation and Conversation with College Leaders.

Alumni Association honorees

Homecoming Welcome Reception

In Community

Connect virtually with classmates and tutors, and remember those who made your Johnnie experience special.

Alumni Week Brochure

SJC Homecoming Seminar 2019 Euclid

Schedule of Events

Monday, September 21 through Saturday, September 26

Monday, September 21

  • Welcome
  • Alumni Association Awards & Conversation with College Leaders
    *Live Event

    Join us for a kickoff celebration honoring remarkable members of our St. John’s alumni community and for an update from college leaders.

Tuesday, September 22

  • JohnnieTalks
    *Pre-recorded Event

    We asked: “What makes you ‘all IN?’” And alumni answered. Tune in for flash talks guided by images to see what they said.

Wednesday, September 23

  • Return to Ptolemy
    *Pre-recorded Event

    This Annapolis Homecoming favorite is moving online. Join us for a planetarium demonstration led by tutor Jim Beall.

  • Higher Gossip by Jeremy Sheeler & Maxwell Anthony AGI15
    *Pre-recorded Event

    Enjoy interviews with beloved Annapolis faculty members from past and present, created by Jeremy Sheeler and Maxwell Anthony (AGI15).

Thursday, September 24

  • Johnnies in Healthcare Career Panel
    *Live Event

    Wonder what the path from St. John’s to the medical field is like? Or how the St. John’s Program continues to influence the lives of Johnnies in the medical profession? Learn this and more at the Johnnies in Healthcare Career Panel.

Friday, September 25

  • Meet the Armillary Sphere
    *Pre-recorded Event

    Meet one of the Santa Fe campus’ newest additions and get a demonstration led by Tutor Emeritus Bill Donahue.

  • Return to Lab
    *Pre-recorded Event

    This Santa Fe Homecoming favorite moves online with lab demonstrations led by Director of Laboratories John Balwit.

  • Jacob Lawrence: Image and the Word Exhibit
    *Live Event

    Virtually visit the Mitchell Gallery for an exclusive alumni tour of its newest exhibit led by Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg.

  • Alumni Association Annual All-alumni Meeting and Election
    *Live Event

    Join the Alumni Association Board for the annual meeting of alumni and leadership elections.

Saturday, September 26

  • Seminar
    *Live Event; Payment Required

    Finish our week together at seminar with classmates, tutors, and friends.

  • Toasts & Tributes with Alumni Association Board
    *Live Event

    Grab a beverage or some lunch, and continue the conversation and celebration with Toasts and Tributes, hosted by the Alumni Association Board.

Main Registration is required for ALL events, with payment of $50 required per seminar.

See Registration Form for list of seminars. If you do not see a seminar listed for your class year, it is due to low class participation. We welcome you to register for an open seminar.

*Please note: seminars with fewer than five participants are subject to cancellation. If a seminar is canceled due to low attendance, registrants may choose to transfer to an open seminar or request a refund. Alumni Week programming subject to change.

Santa Fe Alumni Homecoming 2015

Registration & Pricing

Registration Open July 15 through September 13

Live Events: After registration, login credentials will be provided in advance of the dates of programming.

Pre-recorded Activities: They will be posted on the date of their occurrence and are open to all registrants.

Pricing: Payment, along with registration, is required for participation in virtual seminars only. Price per seminar: $50.

Cancellation Policy: Due to the limited availability of virtual seminars, spaces are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

Registration is CLOSED.


Alumni Association honorees are selected annually by the board in recognition for their pursuit of and successes in leading examined lives of virtue, as well as their steadfast commitment to the St. John’s College community. Following are this year’s recipients of the Award of Merit, Volunteer Service Award, and Honorary Alumni designations to be commemorated during Alumni Week 2020.

Alumni Week Brochure (PDF)

Until We Are Together Again

This special publication features alumni stories, college news, and imagery to help connect the Johnnie community—until we can be together again in person. As you scroll through the pages, we hope it will inspire fond memories and provide something to look forward to during Alumni Week this fall.

Reunion Giving

Learn how you can honor your St. John’s experience during Alumni Week, and all year long.