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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.
Come 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 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall (by invitation)

Alumni Board Reception with Distinguished Service Citation and Young Alumni Award Winners
Friday, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. (by invitation)


Friday Alumni College
Friday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
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!

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 p.m.-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, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Mathers, Pearson Hall
Join classmates and friends for a dinner celebrating 55th & up reunion classes. Make sure to stay after for your official class photo.

Alumni Gathering*
Friday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Pearson's Lawn
Join alumni from 1972 to 2012 for a dinner as we kick-off the weekend! Enjoy live music, local fare, and drinks with your classmates from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

*Family-friendly.

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

Coughy Haus Open
Friday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 
Enjoy music and laughter with friends while reminiscing on your college years!     


Saturday

Farm to Fork Breakfast
Saturday, 7 a.m.-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 1957 and 1962 Class Photos will take place Friday Night immediately following the 55th & Up Celebration Dinner in Mathers. The 1967 50th Class Photo will take place Friday night immediately following the Golden Hoods Induction Ceremony in the Science Center Atrium.
1972- 8:45 a.m.
1977- 9:00 a.m.
1982- 9:15 a.m.
1987- 9:30 a.m.
1992- 9:45 a.m.
1997- 1:00 p.m.
2002- 1:15 p.m.
2007- 1:30 p.m.
2012- 1:45 p.m.

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.- Noon, Pearsons Lawn
Let your Little Buc design their own t-shirt while you enjoy the Alumni Assembly.

Alumni Picnic*
Saturday, Noon-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 while enjoying music from The Gary Band!
*Family-friendly, games start on the lawn at noon!

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

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


Saturday Alumni College
Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
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!

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 Events

Class Crawl
Saturday, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Enjoy visiting different classes and catching up with friends from all years while enjoying cocktails!

Class Dinner
Saturday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
After the class crawl, meet back up with your classmates at your class specific location to reminisce over dinner.

*Remember to drop your Little Buck off for their event!

Little Bucs Saturday Night Event
Saturday, 5:45 p.m.-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 5:45 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, Pearson's Lawn
Reconvene with all classes to continue the fun with a night of dancing and dessert!

Rooftop Observatory
Saturday, 10 p.m.-11 p.m., Rooftop, Center for the Sciences
View Beloit from the rooftop of the college's platinum LEED-certified science center.

Coughy Haus (C-Haus) Open
Saturday, 11 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 a.m.-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.


Monday

Buc Open
Monday, 10:30 a.m.
You won't want to miss the premiere golf event of the season. Find out more information here!