Schedule of Events

Welcome home! 

Reunion 2014 PhotosYour classmates and the Alumni Office have planned a fantastic weekend of reunion activities. There is plenty to do for the whole family, including Little Bucs and family-friendly activities designed especially for kids ages 5-12.

Find out more about lodging here including hotel accommodations and information on staying in the dorms. Connect with your planning committee on the class contact page, share memories and photos!

Please note this schedule is subject to change and will be updated periodically. The final schedule of events will be available in May 2017.


Please check back as we continue to update the schedule for Reunion Weekend 2017!

Registration & Hospitality Center Hours

Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m.-Noon

Make the Alumni House your first stop when you arrive on campus. Pick up your registration packet, check out a few additional materials and schedule changes, meet friends, and enjoy a snack or beverage.

Aldrich Hall Center Hours

Friday, Noon–8 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 a.m., 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Check-out, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Toothbrushes, change, directions, or just a chat with a current student, we’re here to help! Enjoy complimentary coffee Sat. and Sun. Residence Hall check-out Sun. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 


Weekend Opportunities

Frisbee Golf Course Open
All weekend throughout campus
Course available at the registration table at the Alumni House

Turtle Creek Bookstore
444 East Grand Ave.
Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

You are invited to stop in and browse the wide variety of new merchandise and Beloit gear all weekend. Stop by for the Alumni and Faculty Book Signing event from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday

Sports Center Open
Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Kresge Natatorium in the Sports Center (pool)

Friday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Noon-5 p.m.

Anthropology and Logan Museum Open House
Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Logan Museum/Godfrey Anthropology Building
Visit the museum, see student project work on display, and check out the museum gift shop

Wright Museum of Art Open House
Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
See what is new in one of Beloit College's most beautiful and artistic venues

Library, Archives, and Oral Histories
Morse Library
Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Archives: 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, 9a.m.-4 p.m. Archives: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Check out alumni-published authors in the Beloitana exhibit on the main floor or venture downstairs to the archives where students will conduct oral history interviews. Your recordings will serve as both a priceless legacy and invaluable material for future researchers. Interviews will take 15-20 minutes and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

CELEB & Gallery ABBA Open House
CELEB, 437 E. Grand Ave.
Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Friday

James E. Duffy'49 Society Luncheon
Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall (by invitation)
Duffy Society members are invited to attend the James E. Duffy '49 Society Luncheon.


Friday Alumni College
Get back to class! Join faculty and staff for the first day of alumni college sessions

Archives and Oral Histories
Friday, Morse Library, Lower Level
Students will conduct oral history interviews with alumni who remember earlier eras at Beloit. Added to the archives, your tapes and transcripts will serve as both a priceless legacy and invaluable material for future researchers. Interviews will take 15-20 minutes and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis

Little Bucs Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Start at the Alumni House
Stop by the Alumni House to pick up your scavenger hunt sheet and gather your friends!

Emerson Hall Tour
Friday, Emerson Hall, Quad-side
Take a tour of this historic residence hall after almost 40 years since students graced it halls. Student move in again Fall 2016!

Little Bucs Games in the Sports Center
Friday, Sports Center
Dodgeball, hockey, Frisbee, need we say more?!


50th Golden Hoods Induction Ceremony and Dinner
Friday, 5:30-9 p.m., Atrium, Center for the Sciences
Alumni celebrating their 50th reunion are inducted into the Order of the Golden Hoods. Stay after the program for your official class photo!

55th & Up Celebration Dinner
Friday, 5:30-9 p.m., Mathers, Pearson Hall
Join classmates and friends for a dinner celebrating 55th & up reunion classes.

Alumni Gathering*
Friday, 7-9 p.m., Pearsons Lawn
Join alumni of from 1967 to 2012 for a reception and dinner to kick-off the weekend! Enjoy live music, local fare, and drinks with your classmates from 7-9 p.m.

*Family-friendly.

Culver’s Custard
Friday, 7-9 p.m. (or until supplies last!), Pearsons Lawn
Wisconsin custard. Need we say more?           

Coughy Haus Open
Friday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.       


Saturday

Farm to Fork Breakfast
Saturday, 7-9 a.m., Chapin Hall, Commons
Beloit's organic cuisine is second to none; enjoy!

President’s Run/Walk
Saturday, 7:30 a.m., meet in front of the President's house
Join President Bierman on a 5k run or walk through Beloit's campus to the Rock River and back. Pre-registered alumni and guests can pick up their t-shirts at the Alumni House

Farmers' Market
Saturday, 8 a.m.-Noon, downtown Beloit
Fresh produce, handmade gifts, music--take a stroll through downtown Beloit and enjoy the local fare

Class Photos
Saturday, Times vary, Middle College Portico (rain location: Center for the Sciences)
Gather your classmates and take a photo in front of Middle College. Prints to be mailed out following the weekend. Photos will be $5 per copy

*Note: The 1966, 50th Class Photo will take place Friday night immediately following Golden Hoods in the Science Center Atrium

Yoga by the Mounds
Saturday, 8 a.m-9 a.m.
Relax, rejuvenate, and revive during a session of yoga by the mounds.

Parade of Classes    
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., line up at Logan Museum
Join your classmates for a jaunt through campus, flags waving. Meet in front of the Logan Museum and celebrate all the way to the Alumni Assembly  

All-Class Alumni Assembly     
Saturday, 11 a.m.-Noon, Eaton Chapel
Join your friends for an update on Beloit College, a celebration of DSC winners, and the merriment of alumni choir singers

Little Bucs Create Your Own T-shirt
Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Pearsons Lawn
Let your Little Buc design their own t-shirt while you enjoy the Alumni Assembly

Alumni Picnic*
Saturday, 12-1 p.m., Pearsons Lawn (rain location: Pearsons Hall)
Eat, drink, and play games. We'll picnic under the tent and enjoy a wonderful afternoon catching up
*Family-friendly, games start on the lawn at noon!

Alumni and Faculty Book Signing
Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Turtle Creek Bookstore, 444 E Grand Ave.

Alumni Radio Shows
Saturday, 2-5 p.m., WBCR Studio, 3rd floor, Pearsons Hall     
Tune in to WBCR for your favorite alumni radio hosts


Saturday Alumni College
Get back to class! Join faculty, staff, and alumni for a second day of alumni college classes

Archives and Oral Histories
Saturday, Colonel Robert H Morse Library, Lower Level
Students will conduct oral history interviews with alumni who remember earlier eras at Beloit. Added to the archives, your recordings will serve as both a priceless legacy and invaluable material for future researchers. Interviews will take 15-20 minutes and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis

Logan Museum Open House and Tour
Saturday, Logan Museum of Anthropology
Join Logan Museum faculty and staff for a tour of the museum and its collections. Available to the first 30 alumni and friends, so head over to get your spot!

Emerson Hall Tour
Saturday, Emerson Hall, Quad-side
Take a tour of this historic residence hall after almost 40 years since students graced it halls. Student move in again Fall 2016!

Historic Buildings Tour with Archivist Fred Burwell'86
Saturday, Meet in front of the library
Join Fred for a tour of the academic side of campus and learn more about history of Beloit

Little Bucs Pool Party
Saturday, Kresge Natatorium, Sports Center
Join us for relays, jumping competitions, and more! Bring your own towel and swimsuit


Saturday Night Class Receptions
Saturday, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Various Locations
Each class will have their own event to celebrate and spend time with classmates.
*Drop your Little Buc off for their event!

Little Bucs Saturday Night Event
Saturday, 6-9 p.m., Pearsons Tent, then the Clubhouse, 3rd Floor, Pearsons
An event designed especially with your Little Buc in mind, ages 5-12. Drop off your child at the Pearsons tent at 5 p.m. and enjoy your class dinner while they eat dinner and explore Beloit College

All-Class Dancing and Dessert
Saturday, 9 p.m.-12 a.m
Reconvene with all classes to continue the fun with a night of dancing and dessert.

Rooftop Observatory
Saturday, 9 p.m.-10 p.m., Rooftop, Center for the Sciences
View Beloit from the rooftop of the college's platinum LEED-certified science center

Fireworks
Saturday, 10 p.m.
Continue to enjoy your evening with family and friends by watching the fireworks show! 

Coughy Haus (C-Haus) Open
Saturday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Round two! Grab those friends and enjoy a night of music and laughter.


Sunday

Sunday Brunch & Conversation with the President
Sunday, 9-11 a.m., Chapin Hall, Commons
Enjoy a delicious brunch with your fellow classmates while President Bierman provides updates on the college and all things Beloit!

Remembering Friends We’ve Lost
Sunday, 11 a.m.-Noon, Eaton Chapel
We'll spend time celebrating the lives of those who are no longer with us. Share memories of those that have gone before us