Schedule of Events

Welcome home! 

[Reunion 2014 Photos]Your 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 your class page, share memories and photos! 

Registration & Hospitality Center Hours

Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m.-4 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.

Online registration is now closed--if you would like to register and haven't, please call 608-363-2656 or register when you arrive at the Alumni House.

Maurer Link Hours

Friday: Noon–8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 – 10 a.m. & 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

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.
Pool Party with pool toys available from 1-5 p.m. Saturday

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

Archives Special Exhibits and Oral Histories Projects
Morse Library, Lower Level
Friday, 1-5 p.m.
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

Also, check out the Beloitanna 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.

Class of 1965 Hospitality Room Open
Friday 2-5 p.m., Saturday 1-6 p.m.
Weeks Lounge, Pearsons Hall


Friday, June 12                 

James E. Duffy'49 Society Luncheon
Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall (by invitation)

Alumni College
Friday afternoon

*2-3 p.m., Puppets, percussion, and more! BTYB The Castle performers, meet on the Mounds. Rain site: Hall of Flags, World Affairs Center (WAC) 

2-3:30 p.m., Alumni Choir Practice, Eaton Chapel

3-4 p.m., Historic campus tour with Archivist Fred Burwell, meet on the Library portico

3-4 p.m., "The Politics of Epidemics--Policy, Panic, and Preventable Disease" with Professor of Health & Society Ron Nikora, Room 249, Center for the Sciences

4-5 p.m., "A Worldly View of Geological Field Trips" with Hank Woodard, Emeritus Professor of Geology, Wood Room, Mayer Hall

[Reunion 2014 Photos]Golden Hoods
Friday, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Atrium, Center for the Sciences--$40
Alumni celebrating their 50th reunion are inducted into the Order of the Golden Hoods

55th, 60th, 65th, 70th Celebration Dinner
Friday, 5:30 p.m., Mathers, Pearsons Hall--$20
Alumni celebrating their 55th reunion and up are invited to share dinner and memories

All-Class Reception
Friday, 6-9 p.m., Chapin Lawn--$15/$6 per child
With live music from Folk 'n Blues favorite, The Charles Walker Band!

Culver's Custard at the Wall
Friday, 7-9 p.m. (or until supplies last!), the "Wall" (by Chapin Quad)
Wisconsin custard. Need we say more?

Coughy Haus (C-Haus) Open
Friday, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Relive those after-hour moments with pals and a new foosball table!

Saturday, June 13                           

Farm to Fork Breakfast
Saturday, 7-9:30 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, times vary, Middle College (rain location: Center for the Sciences)
8 a.m.--1950
8:10 a.m.--1955
8:20 a.m.--1960
8:40 a.m.--1965
9 a.m.--1970
9:10 a.m.--1975
9:20 a.m.--1980
9:30 a.m.--1985
9:45 a.m.--1990

(1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2014 start at 1 p.m.--see the schedule below)

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

Powerhouse Project: Sustainable Geothermal Heating and Cooling
Saturday, 9-10 a.m., Room 150, Center for the Sciences
Dan Schooff, powerhouse project manager, along with students Estiaque Shourov'16 and Brian Dahlberg'18 will explain more about this unique and sustainable opportunity to heat and cool the proposed student union recreation center

DSC Breakfast
Saturday, 9-10:30 a.m., President's House (by invitation)

"Pressed"--Student Art Exhibition
Saturday, 9-10 a.m.
Gallery ABBA at CELEB
437 East Grand Ave.
Various student artists' etching prints will be on display

[Reunion 2014 Photos]Parade of Classes    
Saturday, 10:30 a.m., line up at Logan Museum
Join your classmates for a jaunt through campus, flags waving. Meet at the Logan Museum 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[Reunion 2014 Photos]
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

Class Photos
Saturday, times vary, Middle College (rain location: Center for the Sciences)

1 p.m.--1995
1:10 p.m.--2000
1:20 p.m.--2005
1:35 p.m.--2010
1:45 p.m.--2014

Alumni College 
Saturday afternoon

*1-3 p.m., Wright Museum of Art: "Turtle Fever"
Join current student Raine Nolan'17 at the museum and learn about the history of Beloit, the turtle mounds, and go home with your own turtle creation!   

1-2 p.m., Historic Residential Tour with Archivist Fred Burwell, meet on the Library portico

2-2:30 p.m., Emerson Hall Tour with Archivist Fred Burwell, meet at Emerson Hall 

1:30-3 p.m., Dance class with Professor of Dance Chris Johnson, Studio 105, Hendricks Center for the Arts (first 30 minutes for beginners, last hour for experienced dancers)   

2-3 p.m., Beloit Project and Today's Curriculum, MI 209, Provost and Dean of the College Ann Davies
Join Provost and Dean of the College Ann Davies for an in-depth look at the synergies between the Beloit Plan and the forthcoming Beloit Project. Hear how they inform the curriculum and mold experiences for today's Beloiters.

3-4 p.m., "You can go back home: Crossing and reentering cultures" with Professor of Psychology Greg Buchanan, Room 249, Center for the Sciences 

Alumni and Faculty Book Signing
Saturday, 2-4 p.m.
Turtle Creek Bookstore
Enjoy readings from alumni authors, chat, and get your book signed! Alumni authors include: Chomingwen Pond'50, Carolyn Stewart Dyer'65, Sonette Tippens'65, Peter C. Brown'70, and Aaron Wilson'99.

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

Conversation with the President

Saturday, 4-5 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
Hear from President Scott Bierman, bring your questions, and (shhh) we hear there might be a pair of the coveted blue and gold socks given away!

Ultimate Frisbee
Saturday, 5 p.m., Karris Field
Hosted by Kyle McKenzie'05 and Ellie O'Byrne'05, director of strategic research and assessment

Reunion Class Receptions

Saturday evening, various locations on and off campus
Laugh, cry, and reunite with friends from years past at your class reception

*Little Bucs Science Experiments
Saturday, 6-8 p.m.,  Atrium, Center for the Sciences
Let your kids and/or grandkids explore and discover on campus while you enjoy your class reception. They will design their own parachute, see who can craft the fastest airplane, race a balloon rocket, make slime, and more!

5th and 1st: 2010, 2014 and 2015 Reception

Saturday, 6-8 p.m.
C-Haus (self-pay)

25th, 20th, 15th and 10th: 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 Reception

Saturday, 6-8 p.m.
Bushel & Peck's (self-pay)
328 State St., Beloit, WI

45th, 40th, 35th and 30th: 1970, 1975, 1980 and 1985 Reception

Saturday, 6-8 p.m.
Domenico's (self-pay)
547 E Grand Ave., Beloit, WI

50th: 1965 Reception

Saturday, 6-8 p.m.
Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
Buffet dinner provided--$22

55th and up: 1960 and up Reception

Saturday, 5:30-8 p.m.
Morse Library Patio
Buffet dinner provided--$22

Coughy Haus (C-Haus) Open

Saturday, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Round two! Grab those friends and enjoy a night of music and laughter.

Alumni Band
Saturday, 10-11 p.m., Coughy Haus (C-Haus)
Live performance by alumni band, Dupond Dupont, Corinne Weisner'14 and Alissa Chen'14

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

Reunion Ballroom Dance

Saturday, 9 p.m.-12 a.m., Atrium, Center for the Sciences
Continue the celebration by dancing the night away with Professor Darrah Chavey and  Development's IT Specialist Peggy Weisensel Chavey. All are welcome to attend, all dance styles welcome. Music will be old favorites by request.

Sunday, June 14                              

Sunday Brunch
Sunday, 9-11 a.m., Chapin Hall, Commons[Reunion 2014 Photos]--$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 Alumni House
Tour Beloit on two wheels. Don't forget your helmet! Rented bikes are sold out, but do still join us with your own bike!

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

Monday, June 15                           

Buc Open Golf Tournament
You won't want to miss the premiere golf event of the season. This year's Buc Open will be held at the newly renovated Beloit Club. Learn more: