Join Us for Alumni Weekend

June 6-7, 2014

Volunteers from all classes are needed to assist in planning Alumni Weekend 2014. Volunteers are also needed to serve on Reunion Year Committees for the Classes of 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Help organize activities and recruit your classmates to join you for a weekend of reminiscing, reconnecting and revelry. To volunteer contact Lee Ann Ross at 937-229-3793 or by email at

The 2014 Alumni Weekend will take place June 6-7. It includes:

- A reception at the University of Dayton's River Campus Facility
- CLE program
- St. Vincent De Paul community service project
- Alumni reception and dinner
- Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorable Walter H. Rice Honorary Alumni Award, Francis J. Conte Special Service Award and Steven E. Yuhas Special Service Award

Click here to view photos of Alumni Weekend 2014.

Registration Information

This year, alumni are encouraged to register online for Alumni Weekend. Online registration for events is now closed.

Visit to register.

For more information, contact Lee Ann Ross at 937-229-3793 or by email at

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Alumni Weekend Tentative Schedule

June 6

5:30 - 7:30 p.m..

River Campus Reception - Law
1700 South Patterson Boulevard
The reception will take place at river Campus(the old NCR headquarters), and the cost is $25 if attending the UDSL reception only. If you're also attending a Class Party, the cost is $35. We will be presenting the Special Service awards.

June 7

8:30 a.m. - noon

Mathias H. Heck Courtroom, Keller Hall
3 CLE Hours: 1 credit hour of Professionalism and 2 general credit hours. 
Professor Richard A. Saphire will present on “Modernizing the Ohio Constitution," Mr. Robert Steinberg will present on “Trial & Settlement in Complex Cases’’ and Mr. William C. Mann ’79 will present on “Legal Ethics v. Professionalism.”

9 a.m. - noon

Community Service Project
St. Vincent DePaul
Click here for details. Prior to volunteering, all group members will need to read and comply with the Code of Ethics. All volunteers must be at least 14 to volunteer on-site. Volunteers ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Click here for the Code of Ethics. Please print out, sign, and bring with you to your volunteer service site.

5:30 p.m. Dayton Law Class Receptions 
Keller Hall East Lawn
Meet on the East Lawn of Keller Hall for a private reception for the School of Law Classes of 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009.  There is also a general reception for all other classes.  Dr. Willie Morris Jazz Band will provide musical entertainment.
7 p.m. Dayton Law Alumni Dinner
Keller Hall Atrium
Meet for dinner in Keller Hall Atrium.  We will present the Distinguished Alumni and the Walter H. Rice Honorary Alumni Awards. We will also have a Silent Auction with the proceeds supporting the law students Pro Bono public interest work. The cost of dinner also includes entrance into the Porch Party after dinner. 

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Winner Announced for the Dayton Dragons baseball game suite

CONGRATULATIONS to Chris Epley '99, winner of the Dayton Dragons Suite!

The Alumni Association is no longer selling tickets for a chance to win a suite for 20 of your friends at a Dayton Dragons baseball game.  The suite is reserved for Friday, July 11, with a game time of 7 p.m.  Each ticket is $10. The drawing for the suite will be during our Alumni Weekend dinner on Saturday, June 7.   Ticket sales will benefit our Volunteer Student Law Project (VSLP).

Please contact Lee Ann Ross at (937) 229-3793 or by email at if interested in purchasing a ticket.

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Silent Auction

Silent Auction table 2013There will be a silent auction during Saturday, June 7, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Keller Hall. Be sure to bid on many of our exciting prizes. Proceeds go to the Volunteer Student Lawyer Project that provides opportunities to law students to work with local attorneys on pro bono cases, thus obtaining practical legal experience, an opportunity to network in the local legal community, and an opportunity to accumulate hours towards the Pro Bono Commitment to Community Program.

Don't miss out on bidding for these great prizes:

  • A one week condo stay in Siesta Key, Florida*
    Guatemala Mission Trip Student Team*Proceeds from this prize are going toward funds needed for a team of 15 University of Dayton School of Law students and alumni to travel to Agua Viva Children's Home in Guatemala to serve the children who live there. Find out more here.

Please contact Lee Ann Ross at (937) 229-3793 or by email at if interested in donating an item for the auction.

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Hotel Rooms

Crowne Plaza Dayton

33 E. Fifth St.
Dayton, OH  45402
(937) 224-0800

Room Block Rate:  $112.00
Rate good until May 4, 2014
Block Name:  UD School of Law or Block Code LAW

Book Online: 
Please enter the dates on the first page and on the second page enter the block code LAW. You can also call 937.224.0800 and ask for UD School of Law or block code LAW. That is also the phone number if anyone would like to set up an airport shuttle. 

Dayton Marriott 

1414 S. Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH  45409
(937) 223-1000

Room Block Rate: $159.00
Rate good until May, 9, 2014
Block Name: UD School of Law Alumni
Book Online:

Courtyard Dayton North

7087 Miller Lane
Dayton, Ohio 45414
(937) 890-6112

Room Block Rate: $99.99. King rooms with sofa sleepers are available for $99.99/night.  Breakfast can be purchased in the Bistro for an additional charge.  The Bistro proudly brews Star Bucks coffee.
Rate good until May 5, 2014

Book Online:  Book your group rate for UD School of Law Alumni Weekend.
If you have questions or need help with the link, please call the Courtyard Dayton North directly and ask for Donna Whitby, (937) 890-6112. 

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