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.

Admissions Open Houses

The Admissions Office hosts many open houses for prospective students and families throughout the year.

Our next open house will be January 29, 2022.

Brunch with the President

High school seniors and prospective graduate students are invited to brunch with President Laurie G. Lachance, M.B.A. ’92.

Commencement Weekend

Our annual celebration of graduating students.

Dirty Dog Mud Run

The Thomas College Dirty Dog Mud Run is a 5K, 15-obstacle course that loops through the woods and campus. This year’s event will be April 16, 2022.

Future Academies

These career and degree exploration events give high school students the opportunity to select a track and work with Thomas College professors and students to tackle real-world challenges. The day is free of charge and includes campus tours, lunch, and Thomas College swag. 

Homecoming & Family Weekend

An annual fall event that welcomes alumni and families of current students to campus for a weekend of exciting on-campus programming.

President’s Innovation Challenge

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.

The spring challenge launches January 25, 2022 and concludes with Final Pitch Competition on April 25, 2022.

Thomas Cup

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. This year’s Thomas Cup will be March 18-19, 2022.