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Welcome home!

Reunion 2014 Photos

Your classmates and the Alumni Office are planning a fantastic weekend of reunion activities. There will be 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 2018.


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 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sunday.


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.

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

Logan Museum of Anthropology Tour
Friday, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 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!

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.

Archives and Oral Histories
Friday, 1-5 p.m. 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.

Friday Alumni College
Friday, 3-5 p.m.
Get back to class! Join faculty and staff for the first day of alumni college sessions.


Little Bucs Scavenger Hunt
Friday, 1-2 p.m., Start at the Alumni House
Stop by the Alumni House to pick up your scavenger hunt sheet and gather your friends!

Little Bucs Games in the Sports Center
Friday, 2-3:30 p.m., Sports Center
Dodgeball, hockey, Frisbee, need we say more?!


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

55th & 60th Celebration Dinner
Friday, 5:30-9 p.m., Mathers, Pearson Hall
Join classmates and friends for a dinner celebrating the 55th & 60th reunion classes.

Alumni Gathering*
Friday, 7-9 p.m., Pearsons Lawn
Join alumni of from 1973 to 2013 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: Sanger Center for the Sciences)

Mounds Tour with Bill Green
Saturday, 8 a.m.-9 a.m.
Learn more about the 20 Native American Indian mounds on campus, built in A.D. 400-1200, during this exciting tour!

Archives and Oral Histories
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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.

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.
Make sure to stop in for this book signing with your favorite alumni and faculty authors.

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

Historic Buildings Tour with Archivist Fred Burwell'86
Saturday, 2-3 p.m. Meet in front of the library
Join Fred for a tour of the academic side of campus and learn more about history of Beloit.

Saturday Alumni College
Saturday, 3-5 p.m.
Get back to class! Join faculty, staff, and alumni for a second day of alumni college classes.

Little Bucs Pool Party
Saturday, 3-4:30 p.m. Kresge Natatorium, Sports Center
Join us for relays, jumping competitions, and more! Bring your own towel and swimsuit.

Wright Museum of Art Tour
Saturday, 3 p.m.- 4 p.m., Wright Museum of Art
Join this student led tour to learn more about the Museum and see current exhibits.

Wright Museum Sip and Paint
Saturday, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Wright Museum of Art
Have fun and get creative during this instructor led paint class where you get to take your artwork home!


Little Bucs Saturday Night Event
Saturday, 5-9 p.m., Pearsons Tent, then Java Joint, Pearsons Hall
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 Cocktail Hour
Saturday, 5 p.m.-6 p.m., Pearsons Lawn
Enjoy visiting different classes and catching up with friends from all years while enjoying cocktails!
*Remember to drop your Little Buc off for their event!

Class Dinners
Saturday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Each class will have their own event to celebrate and spend time with classmates.

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, Sanger Center for the Sciences
View Beloit from the rooftop of the college's platinum LEED-certified science center.

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
Sunday, 9-11 a.m., Chapin Hall, Commons
Enjoy a delicious brunch with your fellow classmates and reminisce on the weekend before heading back home.

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.