About Alumni Weekend
A four-day experience featuring over 100 events, Alumni Weekend will delight and inform Maroons of all ages with festivities, tours, lectures, and much more.
Alumni Weekend is the best time to reconnect with old friends—face to face, all in one place—and share your Maroon pride with family of all ages. It’s also a great time to learn about UChicago scholarsʼ latest breakthroughs (without worrying about your GPA).
Plan your visit now! Join thousands of University of Chicago alumni, families, and friends on campus every year for these Alumni Weekend signature events.
Alumni Weekend is June 1-4, 2017 and registration opens March 8.
College Reunions and Class Celebrations
It’s been too long! Alumni Weekend brings everyone back to campus. Reunite with your classmates at College reunions and class celebrations, as well as at receptions for select affinity groups and student organizations.
A long-standing Alumni Weekend tradition, the UChicaGO Party unites alumni and students in celebration. This year’s swanky soirée will transform the Reynolds Club into a captivating scene full of food, drink, music, dancing, and fun!
UnCommon Core and UnCommon Conversation sessions
Featuring lectures, panel discussions, and multispeaker events with leading faculty, alumni, and students, UnCommon Core and UnCommon Conversation sessions are a great opportunity to discover the latest innovations from our UChicago community.
Alumni and Friends Family Festival
Gather on the Main Quad for food, drink, and entertainment for the whole family! This is a great opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni and share your UChicago pride with family and friends. Kids will love the bounce houses, balloon artists, face painters, and a variety of games and activities.
Alumni Beer Garden
Enjoy a cold beverage (or two) with classmates, family, and friends at the Alumni Beer Garden, featuring an assortment of local brews and enticing fare. You never know who you’ll run into at this refreshing refuge on the Main Quad, where we'll welcome you throughout the weekend.
This year, Alumni Weekend will spotlight topics related to education, politics, and social impact. Whatever your side of the aisle, unite with classmates, scholars, and friends around lively, informative conversation.