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.
Plan to attend in 2018: May 31–June 3.
Join thousands of University of Chicago alumni, families, and friends on campus every year for these Alumni Weekend signature events.
Registration Tent and Hospitality Lounge
Make the Registration Tent on Main Quad your first stop to receive your personalized name tag for the weekend. Pick up your UChicago swag and a campus map, grab water or coffee, and charge your phone at one of the complimentary charging stations.
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.
Alumni and Student Affinity Groups
Join your peers at events and receptions for some of our affinity groups, campus initiatives, and student organizations.
A long-standing Alumni Weekend tradition, the UChicaGO Party unites alumni and students in celebration.
Featuring lectures, panel discussions, and multispeaker events with leading faculty, alumni, and students, UnCommon Core 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 craft brews from Baderbräu Brewery and delicious snacks. You never know who you’ll run into at this refreshing refuge on the Main Quad.
The Alumni Association thanks Baderbräu founder and principal Robert Sama, ABʼ93, for his generous sponsorship of the Alumni Beer Garden.
What have you been missing?
Check out the UChicago Alumni Weekend flickr album.