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Black Alumni Reunion 2021

September 24-26, 2021

We are excited to gather on campus to celebrate the Black Alumni Reunion! We are looking forward to having you join us to celebrate milestones, socialize with your fellow alumni and learn about new University initiatives.

Our Black Alumni Reunion takes place the same weekend as Family Weekend to create a unique opportunity for alumni, students and families to connect, celebrate and share their UD experiences and insights.

At this time, the University of Dayton is requiring all persons, whether vaccinated or not, to wear masks indoors. For the current mask guidance policy click here.

Attire for the weekend is Flyer attire/business casual; Black Alumni Reunion celebration attire is cocktail/business professional.

Check out the Family Weekend website for the full Family Weekend schedule of events, bookstore hours, dining options and hours, RecPlex access information and more!

Note: Dining operations are cashless and face coverings are required in service areas while getting food, until you are sitting down to eat.

Jump to a day in the schedule:

Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday

Friday - 9/24/2021 

Welcome Reception  |  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: Curran Place, River Cafe

Check-in and kick off the weekend with a welcome reception — a time to reminisce and catch up with classmates, as well as meet Black alumni from across the years. Appetizers will be provided. Beer and wine will be available to purchase via credit card.

NPHC Student Yard Show   |  8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Location: Boll Theatre, Kennedy Union

Join NPHC as we welcome our alumni back home with a Yard Show. A portion of the proceeds will support NPHC. Event hosted by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

$5  |  Doors open at 8 p.m.

Saturday - 9/25/2021

Black Alumni Reunion Walking Campus Tour  |  9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: Alumni Hall

This time will be filled with fun, memories and updates as current students and alumni tour the campus and visit new and old locations that are meaningful to current students and alumni. The concurrent tours will be guided by a current Black student, faculty or staff member.

NPHC Monuments Dedication  |  11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: KU Plaza

Join in celebrating the positive impact the National Pan-Hellenic Council has made on UD's campus community. A dedication of space and monuments will take place in the Kennedy Union Plaza.

UPDATE: View a YouTube live stream of the dedication starting at 11:30.

Student and Alumni Roundtable Discussion and Critical Conversations  |  12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: KU Torch Lounge

Opportunity for Black alumni and current students to connect in dialogue. From networking to mentorship, current students will share opportunities for alumni to provide support.

Black Alumni Reunion Cookout  |  2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: KU Mall

Alumni, students and families will join together for a cookout. Current UD students may join free of charge.

Cost: $20

Black Alumni Celebration  |  7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Location: Curran Place, Meyer Room

A night of dining, dancing and celebrating the accomplishments of Black alumni and students. Cost includes dinner. Attendees are encouraged to make a gift to support current and future students through scholarship or supporting the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center. Attire for the celebration is cocktail/business professional. Two drinks are included with your registration fee. Additional beer and wine will be available to purchase via credit card.

Cost: $40

Sunday - 9/26/2021

Mass  |  10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Location: Chapel of the Immaculate Conception

Black Alumni Reunion Breakfast and Business Meeting featuring University Leadership
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: KU Ballroom

University leadership will discuss initiatives and strategies for diversity, inclusivity and equity across the institution. There will be a short time available for Q&A.

To prepare for this in-person event, we ask that you perform a symptom check before attending. For the safety of all, if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days, please do not attend.

University of Dayton Mask Policy: Masks are required indoors for all persons, whether vaccinated or not. Masks may only be removed when actively eating or drinking but need to remain on at all other times, such as times of conversation, between meal courses, during the program, when walking to or from your seat, etc. If you don’t have a mask, one will be provided for you.

By attending this University of Dayton event, you acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. You and your guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the University of Dayton liable for any illness or injury.

Your University Partner

Associate Director, Reunion & Alumni Programs

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Black Alumni Reunion

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio