Schedule of Events

This is a TENTATIVE schedule for Alumni Weekend 2015.  Times, locations and events are subject to change.  Continue to check the schedule for the most up-to-date information about the Alumni Weekend 2015 schedule.

 

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Noon-6 p.m. 
Registration (Goggin Ice Center)
Your first stop at Alumni Weekend is the Goggin Ice Center to check in at the Welcome Center. Pick up your registration packet, browse the hospitality booths as well as the Alumni Shop for the latest in alumni merchandise and grab a Tuffy’s toasted roll to get your first taste of Miami nostalgia for the weekend!

1-3 p.m.
Class of 1965 Meet & Greet
 (Goggin Ice Center)
Start the 50-year celebrations at the Class of 1965 Meet & Greet at Goggin Ice Center. This is a great opportunity to get reacquainted with your classmates in anticipation of the rest of the weekend’s events!

5:30 p.m.
Class of 1965 Reception & Dinner

(Shriver Center, Chi Omega Plaza (corner of Maple St and Spring St) - Reception; Shriver Center, Dolibois Rooms - Dinner)
In the first of many special events planned to celebrate the newest 50-year reunion class, the Class of 1965 will gather in the Shriver Center Multi-Purpose Room for a night of fine dining, music and Miami nostalgia. President David Hodge also will present each member of the Class of 1965 with a 50-year medallion during a special ceremony at dinner.
($50 per person)


Friday, June 12, 2015

7:45-8:30 a.m. 
Class of 1965 "Grab and Go" Breakfast

(Shriver Center, Chi Omega Plaza - corner of Maple St and Spring St)
Grab a breakfast bag, which includes a pastry, fruit and coffee/juice, and make your way to the buses for the exclusive Class of 1965 Campus Tour.  It will be the perfect start to a day full of events on and off campus!

8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Registration
 (Goggin Ice Center)

8:30-10 a.m. 
Class of 1965 Campus Tour, hosted by Advancement Staff & MUSF

(Shriver Center Bus Stop on Maple St)
Following Friday morning’s "Grab and Go" breakfast, members of the University Advancement Staff and the Miami University Student Foundation (MUSF) will host a combined bus and walking tour of campus for the Class of 1965. See what’s new and what’s stayed the same after 50 years!

10:30 a.m.-Noon
Alumni College Opening Lecture

(Armstrong Student Center, Wilks Theatre - 1st Floor)

Noon-1:30 p.m.
Class of 1965 Luncheon

(Armstrong Student Center, Pavilion - 3rd Floor)
After the Opening Lecture, join your classmates for a luncheon exclusively for the Class of 1965. This will be a chance to catch up with more of your classmates and class representatives will provide an update on the Class of 1965 Scholarship.
($20 per person)

2-3 p.m. 
Class of 1965 Armstrong Student Center Tour

(Armstrong Student Center, Pavilion Lobby - 3rd)
This is the Class of 1965’s opportunity to get a tour of the newest building on Miami’s Campus. Join the tour to learn about this wonderful building and all it has to offer Miami students.

8-midnight
Reunion Class Parties

If your class year ends in a “5” or a “0”, then this is a reunion year for you! Uptown establishments for each class will be determined at a later date

 

Saturday, June 13, 2015

8:00-8:50 a.m.
Alumni College: Session I

(Benton Hall)

9:00-9:50 a.m.
Alumni College: Session II

(Benton Hall)

10:00-10:50 a.m.
Alumni College: Session III – Red Talks

(Benton Hall)

10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Group Reunions & Open Houses
Sorority & Fraternity Open Houses & Reunions

Did you study in Luxembourg or play in the wind ensemble? Were you a midshipman in the NROTC or a member of Greek Life?
Some of our fondest Miami memories come from campus involvement, and several groups will be hosting open houses or special events for Alumni Weekend. Visit the Alumni Weekend Group Reunion webpage for a complete, up-to-date list of group reunions, and don’t miss this opportunity to reunite with your fellow members and/or teammates!

11:00-11:50 a.m.
Alumni College: Session IV

(Benton Hall)

Noon
Hughes Society Luncheon & Class of `65 Induction

(Shriver Center, MPR)
This annual luncheon in the Shriver Center Multi-Purpose Room brings together Miamians who graduated at least 50 years ago—the “wisest” of Miami’s alumni! In celebration of their golden anniversary during Alumni Weekend 2015, the Class of 1965 will be welcomed into the Hughes Society with a special induction ceremony during the luncheon. 
($20 per person)

2:00-2:50 p.m.
Alumni College: Session V

(Benton Hall)

3:00-3:50 p.m.
Alumni College: Session VI

(Benton Hall)

6:30-11 p.m.
MiamiFest
 (Slant Walk)
Alumni Weekend culminates in MiamiFest, a huge outdoor party complete with food, music and fun for Miamians of all ages!  Moving from its traditional spot in Central Quad, MiamiFest will be held on Slant Walk, the symbolic heart of Miami’s campus.  MiamiFest will also feature the “Taste of Miami” setup, where you’ll get to pick and choose your favorite culinary traditions.  If you’re bringing the kids, KidsZone will be open from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with plenty of outdoor activities for those under the age of 12.
(FREE and open to the public; $20 per person includes food, beverages & beer and wine)

 

Sunday, June 14, 2015

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Ecumenical Worship Service

(Sesquicentennial Chapel)

9:30-11 a.m.
Grand Farewell Brunch

(Armstrong Student Center, Pavilion - 3rd Floor)
Make one last stop at the Armstrong Student Center to close out Alumni Weekend with President David Hodge and University Ambassador Valerie Hodge at the Grand Farewell Brunch. The Hodges will give an update on what’s going on around campus and what the future holds for our college old and grand! 
($20 per person)


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10-, 25- and 50-year Class Reunion Committees

If you are in the class of 2010, 1990, or 1965 and would like more information on participating in the planning of your reunion, simply fill out this form or contact AlumniWeekend@MiamiOH.edu.


For more information

Contact the Miami University Alumni Association at alumniweekend@MiamiOH.edu or call (513) 529-5957 or (866) MU-ALUMS

Alumni Weekend Staff
Mark Macechko
Director of Alumni Programs
Linda Ward
Sr. Program Assistant