30th Anniversary Reunion

2020 marks the Wells Scholars Program's 30th Anniversary and the Indiana University Bicentennial. We invite WSP alumni to return to Bloomington for several exclusive events for WSP alumni, opportunities to meet current Wells Scholars, and dozens of campus events that mark the culmination of IU's year-long Bicentennial celebration. We hope you'll join us in Bloomington for both the WSP 30th Anniversary Reunion and the IU Bicentennial Reunion!

The Bloomington portion of the IU Bicentennial Reunion begins June 4th and continues through June 7th. Wells Scholars Alumni can choose to augment the 30th Anniversary Reunion (events running Friday evening - Sunday morning) by attending several Bicentennial Reunion events with other IU Bloomington programs and alumni.

Thursday, June 4th

Bicentennial Reunion events on Thursday include lunch, campus tours, and a special progressive dinner around campus.

Friday, June 5th

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Nick's English Hut
Wells Scholars Alumni Night

Bicentennial Reunion events on Friday include lunch, dinner, and scheduled sessions around campus.

Saturday, June 6th

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wells Scholars Program Lunch featuring founding Director Breon Mitchell

Afternoon room availabilty for Wells Classes to meet with classmates.

Sunday, June 7th

9:00 am - 11:00 am Harlos House Open House
Herman B Wells Birthday Brunch & Harlos House Tours

Lodging for Wells Scholars Alumni

The Wells Scholars Program has reserved rooms at several Bloomington hotels to make planning your reunion trip seamless. The options below are available to WSP alumni. See the Bicentennial Reunion website for additional lodging options during the reunion.

Hotel Address: 245 North College Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47403

Phone: 812-961-3924

WSP Alumni Block Details: Block reserved for June 3rd-June 7th, 2020

How to reserve in the WSP alumni block: Book online through the link below or book by phone with group code WSP30.  Cut-off date for reservations is 5/8/2020.

Book your room

Hotel Address: 501 North College Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404

Phone: 812-337-7772

How to reserve in the WSP alumni block: Book online through the link below. Cut-off date for reservations is 5/19/2020.

Book your room

Hotel Address:217 W Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404

Phone: 812-339-5950

How to reserve in the WSP alumni block: Book online through the link below or book by phone (specify the Wells Scholars Reunion block). Cut-off date for reservations is 5/13/2020.

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Hotel Address:1410 N Walnut St, Bloomington, IN 47404

Phone: 812-668-5999

How to reserve in the WSP alumni block: Book online through the link below or by phone - call the reservation line at 800-774-1500 and mention the WSP 30th Reunion. Cut-off date for reservations is 5/3/2020 at 12 noon EST.

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Hotel Address:1100 W Rappel Ave Drive, Bloomington, IN 47404

Phone: 812-558-2289

How to reserve in the WSP alumni block: Book by phone (specify Wells Scholars 30th Reunion block - Group Acct #3775916).  Cut-off date for reservations is 5/29/2020.

Note: Group rate will not be honored if booked online. Contact James McCaskill (574-334-2642) with questions.

Hotel Address:1751 N Stonelake Dr, Bloomington, IN 47404

Phone: 812-323-8000

How to reserve in the WSP alumni block: Book by phone (specify Wells Scholars 30th Reunion block - Group Acct #3775916).  Cut-off date for reservations is 5/29/2020.

Note: Group rate will not be honored if booked online. Contact James McCaskill (574-334-2642) with questions.

Register for the Wells Scholars Program 30th Reunion

We're glad you're excited to return to Bloomington, we're excited too! The registration form for the Wells Scholars Program 30th Anniversary Reunion will be available Fall 2019.

Until then, here are some things you can do to prepare:

  1. Mark your calendar and begin making travel plans for the weekend of June 4th and June 7th, 2020!
  2. Encourage your Wells Scholar classmates (and IU classmates) to meet up for the reunion. Will your WSP class have the highest representation out of the other 29 classes? 
  3. Book a hotel room. Rooms during the Bicentennial Reunion will fill up fast!
  4. Stock up on some fresh IU gear for your visit.
  5. Follow @IU_Wells on Twitter to stay updated on the 30th Anniversary Reunion and the Wells Scholars Program.
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