Aerial photograph of the Immaculate Conception Chapel

Saturday Events

Saturday, June 13, 2015

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

Open to all Reunion Weekend attendees and their guests.

8 to 11 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 and Volunteer Brunch
Kennedy Union Ballroom (by invitation only)

This is a special brunch to recognize our reunion volunteers as well as 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. University Update with President Curran
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
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 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.

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 is in front of the Cronin Center (old PAC) on corner of Caldwell and Frericks.

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 is in front of the Cronin Center (old PAC) on corner of Caldwell and Frericks.

2 to 4 p.m. SIG Zone
Central Mall

Were you a part of a shared interest group such as a fraternity, sorority, sports group or anything other group while on campus?  If so, email if your group would like to get together during Reunion Weekend. A cash bar will be available. Each group will also have a group picture taken on the steps of the Central Mall.

2 to 4 p.m. Open Houses

School of Engineering, Kettering Labs
School of Business Admin., Miriam Hall Atrium
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
Location TBD

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

4:30 p.m. Alumni Mass
Location TBD

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.