All individuals attending Floralia are required to obtain and wear a Floralia wristband throughout the duration of the event. The Floralia wristband gives students access to the event area defined as:

  • The library green outlined with the fencing
  • Cro Green (behind Cro adjacent to Sprout Garden)

Individuals present at the event without a wristband will be required to leave the Floralia event area. Obtaining, possessing, and/or wearing a 21+ wristband by individuals who are not 21+ is a violation of College policy. Individuals doing so will be subject to the conduct process.

Details about access to wristbands for guests and Connecticut College alumni can be found on the guest registration and alumni registration pages respectively. Details regarding distribution of wristbands for Connecticut College students are outlined below.

All students should carry their Connecticut College student ID with them at all times during Floralia. Guests and alumni should carry government-issued photo identification.

Floralia Wristband Distribution for Connecticut College Students

Residential Students

All residential students (including residents of River Ridge and the Winchester Houses and apartments) should obtain their Floralia wristbands during the designated house meetings, scheduled for Wednesday, May 2. Please reference the house meeting email you will receive for your time and location for your house meeting.


RTC Students, Study Away Students, and Students Living Off-campus

RTC students, students currently on Study Away programs, and students living off-campus should obtain a wristband at one of the following times:

  • Friday, May 4, between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Office of Student Engagement (located in Cro 215)
  • Saturday, May 5, between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Floralia Registration Station located on the patio in front of Shain Library

Students on Leave

Students currently on leave are not eligible to attend Floralia. If you have questions about your status, please email the Senior Associate Dean of Student Life.

December Graduates 

Students from the Class of 2018 who successfully completed all requirements for graduation at the end of the Fall 2017 semester are eligible to attend Floralia and should obtain a wristband on Saturday, May 5, between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Floralia Registration Station located on the patio in front of Shain Library.

Traveling and Competing Athletic Teams 

Student athletes traveling/competing on Floralia will be able to obtain wristbands upon their return to campus. The specific details for this situation will be arranged between the Office of Student Engagement and individual team coaches and captains. 

21+ Wristband Distribution

Students who are 21+ (at the time of the event) may obtain a 21+ wristband at their house meetings. Student must present a valid photo ID (government-issued) to be issued a 21+ wristband.  Students who are 21+ (at the time of the event) may also obtain a 21+ wristband on Saturday, May 5, between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Floralia Registration Station located on the patio in front of Shain Library. 

Only 21+ individuals wearing the appropriate 21+ wristband will be permitted to bring alcohol into the designated open container area (within the fencing on library green). Students must present a photo ID (government-issued or Camel Card) to be issued a 21+ wristband.

House Meetings

Floralia House Meetings are mandatory for all residential students. Exceptions are made in cases where the designated meeting time conflicts with a class meeting or employment obligation only. Students with these types of conflicts should pick up their wristbands on Saturday, May 5, between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Floralia Registration Station located on the patio in front of Shain Library.

During house meetings Student Life Staff will review safety guidelines and event policies. Wristbands for access to the Floralia event area will be distributed to all house residents in attendance. When receiving their wristbands, students will provide their signature to indicate they understand and will abide by all event guidelines and policies. All wristbands will be secured on students at the time the wristbands are distributed.

Please reference the house meeting email you will receive for your time and location for your house meeting.