Reunion: Schedule of Events

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 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 2016.


Registration & Hospitality Center Hours

Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sun. 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/beverage.

Maurer Link Hours

Friday: Noon–8 p.m.
Saturday: 4-9 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Toothbrushes, change, directions, or just a chat, 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
Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
444 East Grand Ave.
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, 11 a.m.-6 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.

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

Also, check out the Beloitana exhibit in the library! Books published by alumni authors will be on display. The documentary, "Fragments of a Day," by Robert Schiappacasse'72 will also be showing throughout the day. The film depicts a day-in-the-life at Beloit College in 1970.

CELEB & Gallery ABBA Open House
CELEB, 437 E. Grand Ave.
Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Reception with Director of CELEB Brian Morello'85 from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday.


Friday

James E. Duffy'49 Society Luncheon
Friday, 12-2 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall (by invitation)

Alumni College
A History of Students Unions & the Powerhouse at Beloit
Friday, 2-3 p.m., Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall

Golden Hoods Induction Celebration and Dinner
Friday, 5:30-9 p.m., Science Center Atrium, $40 per person
Kick-off your 50th Reunion at the Annual Golden Hoods Induction Celebration and Dinner! Join your classmates in the class of 1966 for a fantastic ceremony with President Scott Bierman. Plan to receive your Golden Hood and stay for a 1966 Class Photo! 

60th & 55th Celebration Reception and Dinner
Friday, 5:30-9 p.m., Eaton Chapel Patio, $20 per person
Join classmates and friends for a reception in the President’s Dining Hall followed by dinner with all classes in Chapin Quad. Additional seating and documentary screening will be available inside Chapin Hall Commons.

Alumni Gathering
Friday, 7-9:30 p.m., Pearsons Lawn
Join alumni of all classes for a reception to kick-off the weekend! Enjoy live music, local fare, and drinks with your classmates from 7-9:30 p.m.
$15 per adult, $6 children 12 & under, 5    and under are free

Culver’s Custard
Friday, 7-9 p.m. (or until supplies last!), at the "Wall" (by Chapin Quad).
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--$8/$6 per child
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--$5 for a t-shirt
Join President Bierman on a 5k run or walk through Beloit's campus to the Rock River and back

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, Various times, 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. Times vary (rain location: Center for the Sciences) $5 per copy

Mounds Tour with Bill Green
Saturday, 8-9 a.m., begin outside Godfrey/Logan Museum
Take a guided tour of the 20 Native American Indian mounds built in A.D. 400-1200 on campus

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

Alumni Assembly     
Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Eaton Chapel
Join your friends for an update on Beloit College, a celebration of DSC winners, and the merriment of alumni choir singers

Alumni Picnic
Saturday 12-1 p.m., Pearsons Lawn (rain location: Pearsons Hall)--$15/$6 per child
Eat, drink, and play games. We'll picnic out on the lawn and enjoy a wonderful afternoon catching up

Alumni College
Saturday, 1-5 p.m., Various locations

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

Alumni Radio Hosts
Saturday, 2-4 p.m., WBCR Studio, 3rd floor, Pearsons Hall     
Tune in to WBCR for your favorite alumni radio hosts


Saturday Night Class Events

Saturday Cocktail Hour
Saturday, 5-6 p.m., Pearsons Lawn; Free!
Gather your friends before your class event, and share a toast to Beloit!

1956, 1961 – 60th & 55th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Mathers, Pearsons Hall; $20 per person

1966 – 50th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m, Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall; $20 person

1971 – 45th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., Weeks Lounge, Pearsons Hall; $20 per person

1976 – 40th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., Domenico’s 547 E Grand Ave; $20 per person

1981 – 35th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6p.m., Domenico’s 547 E Grand Ave; $20 per person

1986 – 30th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall; $15 per person

1991 – 25th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., The Rock 101 Maple Ave; $20 per person

1996 – 20th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., Location TBD; $15 person

2001 – 15th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., Bushel & Peck’s 328 State St; $20 per person

2006 – 10th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., Wright Museum; $15 per person

2011 – 5th Saturday Night Class Event
Saturday, 6 p.m., C-Haus; $7 per person; cash bar

Little Bucs Saturday Night
President's Dining Hall, Chapin Hall
An event designed especially with your Little Buc in mind, ages 5-12. Drop off your child and enjoy your class dinner while they eat and explore Beloit College.
$6 per child

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.

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


Sunday

Sunday Brunch
Sunday, 9-11 a.m., Chapin Hall, Commons--$10/$6 per child
Enjoy a delicious brunch with your fellow classmates

Beloit Bike Tour       
Sunday, 10-11 a.m., meet in front of the Poetry Garden
Tour Beloit on two wheels. Don't forget your helmet!
*Bikes are limited, so sign up early!

Remembering Friends We’ve Lost
Sunday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., 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