Brandeis International Business School

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are you celebrating?
In 1989, the first graduates of the Lemberg Program in International Economics and Finance graduated from Brandeis University. In 1994, what is now known as Brandeis International Business School was officially founded.
Where is the Brandeis International Business School 25th Anniversary being held?
The Brandeis International Business School 25th Anniversary activities will take place on the Brandeis University Campus, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453. Main events will be held at the Brandeis International Business School in Lemberg and Sachar Halls. The keynote address with Janet Yellen on Saturday, September 21st in the afternoon at Spingold Theater. The highlight event for Saturday evening is a celebration at Fenway Park in Boston.
What are the transportation options?
Complimentary parking at Brandeis is available in the Theater lot. For those who are staying at our partner hotel, Newton Marriott, there will be a shuttle service provided to/from campus. Round-trip transportation will also be provided from Brandeis to Fenway Park on Saturday.
Who is invited to attend the all-alumni reunion weekend?
All International Business School alumni dating back to the founding Lemberg Program, as well as undergraduate business program and economics alumni, are invited to attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration weekend events.
Who is registered to attend the weekend events?
A list of current registrants can be viewed here.
What does the registration fee cover?
The registration fee covers all event activities and meals including the 25th Anniversary Celebration at Fenway Park.
Can I bring a guest and/or children?

One guest per paid registrant is invited to attend at no charge. Please add the name of the guest to your registration information.

Children are welcome to the International Luncheon on Saturday afternoon. Information regarding childcare during the weekend can be reviewed here.
How do I share dietary restrictions?

Please include any dietary restrictions for you and your guest on your registration form.

What is the attire for the weekend?
Business casual attire for the weekend is recommended, including for the 25th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 21st at Fenway Park.
How do I make a donation to Brandeis International Business School on behalf of the 25th Anniversary?

We are excited about this 25th Anniversary milestone and all that has been achieved. We have created two special funds in honor of the 25th anniversary: Rachel McCulloch Fellowship Fund and Student Experience Fund. If you would like to make a gift in honor of the 25th Anniversary to any area of Brandeis IBS, you can do so via the registration form or by visiting our giving page at giving.brandeis.edu/ibs.

Thank you for your support!

What if I will need additional travel assistance while on campus?
A shuttle service will run around the main campus road throughout the day. For those requiring special mobility assistance, please let us know in advance and arrangements will be made to assist you.
Will events also be streamed or recorded?
There will be a few events livestreamed online. Final details will be shared on our website.
What if I will need an invitation letter to travel to attend the event?
Invitation letters for visas will gladly be provided. Please send a request to unify25@brandeis.edu and include on your registration form that you will need an invitation letter.
I observe Shabbat. Are there accommodations available?
For those observing Shabbat a limited number can be housed in on-campus accommodations. Kosher meals can also be provided. Please indicate this requirement on the registration form and send an email to unify25@brandeis.edu.
How can I make a gift in support of Brandeis International Business School and its 25th anniversary?

Thank you for asking and for investing in our school! Gifts of any size are appreciated. We have created two special funds — the Rachel McCulloch Fund and Student Experience Fund — in honor of our 25th anniversary, but you can give to any fund at the school by visiting our giving page here. Thank you!

We are excited that Brandeis International Business School alumni are joining us from around the world. General information about the reunion weekend can be found here. For any specific questions, please email us at unify25@brandeis.edu

Safe travels and see you soon!

Brandeis International Business School 25th Anniversary Planning Committee