Stay Connected

Castleton's Alumni Office and the Alumni Association are committed to providing opportunities to keep our alumni connected, wherever they are in the world. As Castleton continues to make new bounds it is an exciting time to be a part of this far-reaching community.

Candle Group

Share your milestones and successes with us and stay up to date on those of former classmates and the University. Stay informed about reunions, annual alumni events, networking opportunities and more with the help of the Alumni and Development Office and the Alumni Association.

Alumni Events & Reunions

The Alumni and Development Office sponsors a series of annual events on Castleton's campus. For more information and questions regarding specific events please contact the Assistant Director of University Relations Courtney Widli.

Annual Events

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend is an event that celebrates our Castleton family, including students, parents, alumni and friends. We are very willing to assist in planning any special decade recognition reunions during Homecoming weekend. The event features kid-friendly Family Fun Zone, showcases student works and presentations and is filled with opportunities for reconnecting with friends and faculty as we embrace our newest Castleton families.

Save the date for Homecoming 2016: September 16-18.


50th Reunions are hosted by the Alumni Office. Planning is a collaboration with the Class Planning Committee.

Current and First Year Student Events

First Year Candle Lighting

The traditional ceremony of walking new students through the Castleton Gates with candles lit, singing “The Alma Mater” on the steps of Woodruff as a symbol of the beginning of their journey into higher education.

Castleton Alumni Association Events

Alumni Association Welcome at the First Year Student Picnic

The First Year Student Welcome Picnic is held during student’s first week of the fall semester, welcoming all the new student members to the Castleton community.

Senior Class Social

The Senior Class Social is a collaborative fall evening event with Career Services where students are invited to meet local alumni in a variety of fields.

Castleton Alumni Association Gala

The annual Castleton Alumni Association Gala features an evening of entertainment and live music for alumni and friends of the University. The gala also includes a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the Association’s Scholarship and Activities Funds. The Scholarship and Activities Funds support events for students on campus, including the Freshman Welcome and Senior Class Social, as well as fund annual scholarships for up to two Castleton University students each year.