Class of 1983

Welcome, Class of 1983, to your Reunion information page!

Here, you'll find everything you need to know about your your 40th class reunion, taking place during Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16.

Every five years, your class comes back home to the Homewood campus to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and make new memories. Come back to Baltimore April 14 - 16, 2023 and celebrate this milestone with us!

Alumni Weekend 2023 Class Events

Saturday, April 15, 2023

40th Reunion Class Celebration 
6:30 – 9:30pm ET
Mudd Atrium

See Who's Coming!

Reunion Committee

Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.

Class Gift

Every gift you make shows the strength of our community and solidifies our standing in U.S. News and World Report's undergraduate rankings as a top 10 institution - 7th to be exact..

Your gift empowers our students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Make a gift in honor of your class reunion today! 

1983 - What a year to remember!

President & VP: Ronald Reagan, George Bush 
Popular Films: Scarface, The Outsiders, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, National Lampoon’s Vacation, The Evil Dead, Risky Business, Christine, Flashdance, Trading Places, Valley Girl, WarGames
Cost of Gas: $1.16; Bread: $0.66; Milk: $1.89; Car: $6,116; House: $105,444
Average Income: $24,580
US Population:  233.8 Million 
Popular Songs: “Every Breath You Take” by The Police, “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson, “Flashdance… What a Feeling” by Irene Cara, “Down Under” by Men at Work, “Beat It” by Michael Jackson, “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler, “Maneater” by Hall & Oates 
Popular TV Shows: “Dallas”, “60 Minutes”, “Dynasty”, “The A-Team”, “Simon & Simon”, “Magnus, P.I.”
Baby Names: Jennifer, Jessica, Amanda, Ashley, Sarah, Michael, Christopher, Matthew, David, Joshua
Sports: The Washington Commanders were the Super Bowl champs, the Baltimore Orioles won the World Series, and the New York Islanders clinched the Stanley Cup
Other Notable Events: Mario Bros. was first released in Japan as a Nintendo arcade game, the Motorola Company introduced the first mobile phones to the public, Cabbage Patch dolls were sold in shops and became a success, President Ronald Reagan proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI)  

Got Questions?

We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend 2023, April 14 - 16 as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to or call 410-516-5185.


40th Reunion Donor Goal

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1983 Yearbook Cover