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.

Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day gives admitted students the chance to learn even more about the student experience at Thomas College while reviewing next steps this spring and summer. This year’s event will be April 28, 2023.

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 competition will take place March 31 – April 1, 2023.

Dirty Dog Mud Run

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. This year’s Mud Run will be Sunday, April 16, 2023.


Commencement is the annual celebration of our graduates. The 129th Commencement of Thomas College will take place May 12 and 13, 2023 on our campus in Waterville, Maine.

Open House

Throughout the year, the Admissions Office hosts open house events for prospective students and their families.

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.