Events Schedule

Get ready for an unforgettable weekend of looking back at the wonderful years we spent together on campus and looking ahead to the amazing times to come. This schedule is updated periodically, so check back often for the latest.

Thursday, Sept. 14:
9 a.m.–7 p.m.Arrival/registration
9–11:30 a.m.Professional development workshop for students
Noon–2 p.m.Alumni/student luncheon
2:30–4 p.m.Alumni/student community service projects
4:30–6:30 p.m.Alumni/student group activities
7–8:30 p.m.University Lecture: Soledad O’Brien
8:30–11 p.m.CBT Welcome Reception at the Community Folk Art Center (CFAC)
Friday, Sept. 15:
7–9 a.m.5K Run, Walk, Roll with Chancellor
7–9 a.m.Mental Health Awareness Workshop
7–9 a.m.Mindfulness Workshop
8:30 a.m.–7 p.m.Arrival/registration
8:30 a.m.–7 p.m.Opening of Latino Heritage Month Exhibit
9–10 a.m.Making it Last: A Retirement Planning Seminar for All Ages
10 a.m.–NoonWorkshops A
Noon–2 p.m. Black Leadership Network (BLN) Alumni/Student Mixer
Noon–2 p.m. Receptions sponsored by schools, colleges, administrative offices, and student organizations
Noon–2 p.m. Hispanic Heritage Month Parade and Reception
2:15–4:15 p.m.Workshops B
5–7 p.m.Chancellor’s reception for alumni and students
6:30–8:30 p.m.Crew time: clubs, fraternities, and sororities receptions/private dinners
9–11 p.m.Concert
11 p.m.–12:30 a.m.Comedy hour
11 p.m.–3 a.m.After Party hosted by Tarsha Jones ‘91
Saturday, Sept. 16:
7–9 a.m.Mind, body, and soul activities
8:30–9:30 a.m.Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) Open House and Breakfast
9 a.m.–NoonArrival/registration
9 a.m.–NoonWorkshops C
Paris Noir discussion and exhibit
Agents of Change film screening and talkback with filmmaker Frank Dawson ‘76
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Tailgate in the Orange Grove
1–4 p.m.Football game vs. Central Michigan University
2–3:30 p.m.Community Folk Art Center (CFAC) open house
3:30–5:30 p.m.Alumni book signings
7–8 p.m.Silent auction and cocktail reception
8–11 p.m.Dinner gala and keynote by Dave Bing ‘66, H'06
11 p.m.–3 a.m.After parties
Quiet Storm Jazz Lounge
R&B/Hip-Hop Room
Latin Room
Sunday, Sept. 17:
10–11:30 a.m. Worship service featuring recording artist Kurt Carr, The Black Celestial Choral Ensemble (BCCE), and the Alumni Group of BCCE (TAG-BCCE); sermon by Bishop Norman Lyons , Jr. ‘81
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Farewell brunch
2 p.m.Departure