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Upcoming Events

At Thomas College, we host an array of events—both on and off campus—throughout the year to connect with prospective students and families, community partners, and alumni.

Please check back often to view upcoming events.

March 2024: Thomas Cup

Friday – Saturday, March 29 – 30, 2024
The Thomas Cup is a free event for Maine high schoolers in which teams of five students compete in science, technology, engineering, and innovation competitions for the chance to win their names on the Thomas Cup and receive scholarships worth up to $10,000 over four years.

April 2024: Dirty Dog Mud Run

Sunday, April 14, 2024
The Thomas College Dirty Dog Mud Run is an annual event with a 5K, 15-obstacle course that loops through the woods and campus. Obstacles include mud, tire flips, wall climbing, cargo net climbing, and more mud.

President’s Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, April 24, 2024: For Current Students
Thomas College undergraduate and on-campus MBA students are invited to participate in the President’s Innovation Challenge each year. In addition to learning and applying Design Thinking to a real-world professional experience, students who complete the project will earn digital badges for skills highly-sought after by employers, receive $250, and have the chance to win other prices during the final competitions.

May 2024: Commencement

Friday & Saturday, May 10 & 11, 2024
Commencement is the annual celebration of our graduates. The 130th Commencement of Thomas College will take place in May 2024 on our campus in Waterville, Maine.

May 2024: New Terrier Day

Saturday, May 18, 2024
Committed Terriers are invited to campus with their families to meet future peers and faculty and prepare for a promising future at Thomas College.

October 2024: SecureMaine Cybersecurity Conference

Please join us for the region’s first conference focused purely on cybersecurity and physical infrastructure security, curated through a collaboration of technology, security, and privacy-focused not-for-profit associations.

October 2024: Fall Open House

Throughout the year, the Admissions Office hosts open house events for prospective students and their families. Join us and learn more about Thomas College!

October 2024: Homecoming & Family Weekend

Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20, 2024
Alumni, friends, students, and families are all invited to Homecoming & Family Weekend October 18-20, 2024! Join us for family-friendly fun, food trucks, athletic events, and more. We can’t wait to see you on our beautiful campus this fall.

October 23-24, 2024: Day of Giving (Noon to Noon: Dates Tentative)

Day of Giving is a tradition here and our theme, Terriers Together, embodies the spirit of Thomas students, faculty, staff, and supporters. Together, we empower promising futures that will change our world here in Maine and beyond. We hope you’ll join us this Day of Giving and make a gift to the area most meaningful to you.

Support Level Incentives | Day of Giving Schedule

January 2025: Winter Open House

Friday – TBD
Time: TBD
Throughout the year, the Admissions Office hosts open house events for prospective students and their families. Join us and learn more about Thomas College!

January 2025: Partners in Education

Friday – TBD
Time: TBD
You inspire and support students every day. We know advising students is a big responsibility. Join us as a Partner in Education and learn how we chart each student’s pathway to their promising future, guaranteed.