Aerial photograph of the Immaculate Conception Chapel

Saturday Events

Saturday, June 7, 2014

7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Kennedy Union-Torch Lounge

Open to all Reunion Weekend attendees and their guests.

7 to 10:30 a.m. Breakfast (pay-as-you-go)
Virginia W. Kettering Dining Hall

Want something more substantial to eat? This pay-as-you-go breakfast is available in the Virginia W. Kettering dining hall.

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Additional Dining Options
Kennedy Union-Barrett Dining Hall

Barrett dining room in Kennedy Union (1st floor) will be open for additional dining options.

9:30 a.m. Donor Recognition Brunch
Kennedy Union Ballroom (by invitation only)

This is a special brunch to recognize the commitment of our donors and the significant impact their gift has on the university, its students, faculty and staff. The ways in which the University honors annual and sustained support are listed below.

John Stuart society
Honors donors whose lifetime giving totals $100,000 or more.

Leo Meyer society
Honors donors who have a commitment to the University through their wills or other planned gifts.

1850 Society
Honors donors whose annual gifts total $1,000 or more, including matching gifts.

Front porch society
Recognizes those who make an annual gift to the University for three or more consecutive years.

9:30 a.m. Flyer Fun Run/Walk
Starts in front of the RecPlex

Join us for a casual and fun run or walk around campus with fellow alums. There are two options, a three mile course or a one mile course.  Feel free to walk, push a stroller or just meander at your own pace. Afterwards, we'll have refreshments for all participants.  Thank you to the Flyer Spirit students for helping us "run" this event.

10:30 a.m. Walking Tour of Campus
Meet in lobby of KU

Take a tour of your beautiful campus to see all the exciting changes.  A second tour will be offered at 1:30 p.m.

11 a.m. A Conversation with the President
Kennedy Union-Boll Theater

Join us in Boll Theater to hear from Dr. Daniel Curran on updates about the University.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Reunion Lunch - $8 per person
Marycrest and VWK

Dorm food isn't what it used to be!  Check out the newly renovated cafeterias in Marycrest and Virginia W. Kettering.  We will also have photobooths and caricaturists at each location to capture all your Reunion Weekend memories.

1 to 4 p.m. RecPlex Open House

Join us at an open house at the RecPlex, UD's fitness and recreation complex. We are offering ALL Reunion Weekend attendees FREE use of the facility throughout the whole weekend. Stop by at any time with a photo ID and let them know that you are here for Reunion Weekend!

1 to 4 p.m. UD Libraries Open House
Roesch Library

The UD Libraries are a dynamic force in the education taking place at UD. Same old library? Not so! The services, collections and atmosphere are ever-changing.

1995 Honorary Degree recipient, and teacher of many UD visual arts students, Robert C. Koepnick is honored in Roesch Library's exhibit "Art for Citizens and Celebrants: The Sculpture of Robert C. Koepnick." Explore the work and life of a local sculptor as artist and teacher.

Did you work in the library as a student employee? Stop by during the open house for a special keepsake.

1:30 p.m. Walking Tour of Campus
Meet in lobby of KU

Take a tour of your beautiful campus to see all the exciting changes. 

1:30 p.m. Arena Tour
University of Dayton Arena

Take part in an exclusive tour of the Donoher Center at the University of Dayton Arena. Only one tour will be offered and space is limited so pre-registration is required. A shuttle bus will take group from main campus over to the Arena and back. Pick-up will be in front of the Frericks Center in P lot.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Alumni Center Open House
River Campus - 1700 S. Patterson Blvd.

See the completed first phase of the new Alumni Center at the River Campus (the old NCR headquarters at 1700 S. Patterson Blvd.). We will have a shuttle running from campus to the Alumni Center (every half hour) for you to take a look at this new interactive space and also learn about the exciting plans for the next phase. Pick-up at the main campus will be in front of the Chapel.

2 to 4 p.m. SIG Zone
Central Mall

Were you a part of the Honors and Scholars program, Alpha Nu Omega, Chi Sigma Alpha, Delta Tau Nu, Epsilon Tau Pi, Rho Rho Rho, Lalanne, UDMLC (UD Marianist Lay Communities), Wrestling, WVUD or LGBT? Then you are invited to join them on the Central Mall, outside of KU, for your own shared interest group reunion. A cash bar will be available. Each group will also have a group picture taken on the steps of the Central Mall. If your group is interested in gathering here, please email  WVUD will gather in the studio in Kennedy Union. 

2 to 4 p.m. Open Houses

School of Engineering, Kettering Labs
School of Business Admin., Miriam Hall Atrium
School of Education, Chaminade
School of Law, Keller Hall
Office for Mission and Rector, Campus Ministry, Torch Lounge
Athletics, Cronin Athletic Center (formerly the PAC)
Enrollment Management, Albert Emanuel lobby
Career Services, Alumni House

4 p.m. Blessing and Renewal of Marriage Vows
Immaculate Conception Chapel

Say I do again - renew your love and devotion at Reunion Weekend.

If you are married and will be attending Reunion Weekend with your spouse, take time on Saturday to reaffirm your love for one another during the Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony in the Immaculate Conception Chapel. 

4:30 p.m. Alumni Mass
Immaculate Conception Chapel

Join your fellow alumni and their families for a special Alumni Mass.

6 to 10 p.m. Homecoming Dinner and Dance - $60
Kennedy Union Ballroom

Alumni from all reunion classes are invited to attend. The evening begins with a cocktail party followed by dinner. After dinner, dance the night away to great live music from The Airwave Band. Please note that pre-registration is required for this event, and the dress code is a little more formal than the Friday night class parties. Cost per person includes dinner, drinks and entertainment.

7 to 11 p.m. Porch Party - $35
Corner of Lawnview and Lowes Streets

This casual event will give you the chance to mingle with UD alumni from all reunion classes as you enjoy the live music from This Side Up. You can hang out on a mock front porch, so be sure to bring your camera for the photo opportunity.

The Porch Party will give you the opportunity to meet up with friends for a party in the neighborhood, while still leaving you plenty of time for late Saturday evening plans. (Please note that the Porch Party will end at 11 p.m. due to the Oakwood noise ordinance). Cost per person includes food, beer, wine and entertainment.