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Black Alumni Weekend 2024

September 20-22, 2024

We are excited to gather on campus to celebrate Black Alumni Weekend! 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 Weekend 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.

Attire for the weekend is Flyer attire/business casual; Black Alumni Weekend 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.

Jump to a day in the schedule:

Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday

Friday - 9/20/2024 

Exact times and locations will be updated as they are confirmed.

Welcome Reception & Student Alumni Event |  Friday late afternoon/early evening

Location: TBD

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. There will also be an 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.

NPHC Student Yard Show   |  Friday night

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.


Saturday - 9/21/2024

Exact times and locations will be updated as they are confirmed.

Black Alumni Weekend Business Meeting with University Leadership  | Saturday morning

Location: TBD

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.

Black Alumni Reunion Walking Campus Tour | during and after cookout

Location: Campus

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.

Black Alumni Reunion Cookout  |  Saturday afternoon

Location: KU Mall

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

Cost: $

Black Alumni Celebration  |  Saturday evening

Location: TBD

A night of dining, dancing and celebrating Black alumni and students. 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. 

Cost: $

Sunday - 9/22/2024

Mass  |  10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Location: Chapel of the Immaculate Conception

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Associate Director, Reunion & Alumni Programs

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  1. Marriott at the University of Dayton
    1414 South Patterson Blvd.
    Dayton, OH 45409
  2. Courtyard Dayton-University of Dayton
    2006 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
    Dayton, OH 45417
  3. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Dayton
    305 E Monument Ave
    Dayton, OH 45402
  4. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dayton Southwest
    2140 S Edwin C Moses Blvd.
    Dayton, OH 45417
  5. AC Marriott
    124 Madison Street
    Dayton, OH 45402

  1. Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton-Vandalia
    7043 Miller Lane
    Dayton, OH 45414
  2. Drury Inn & Suites Dayton North
    6616 Miller Lane
    Dayton, OH 45414
  3. Courtyard by Marriott Dayton North
    7087 Miller Lane
    Dayton, OH 45414
  4. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dayton Vandalia
    3591 York Plaza Lane
    Dayton, OH 45414
  5. Comfort Inn Dayton–Huber Heights
    7907 Brandt Pike
    Dayton, Ohio 45424
    Phone 937-237-7477

  1. Courtyard by Marriott Dayton South/Mall
    100 Prestige Place
    Miamisburg, OH 45342
  2. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dayton South/Miamisburg
    417 N Springboro Pike
    Dayton, OH 45449


All parking lots on campus will be available to attendees for the weekend. No parking pass is needed and no tickets will be issued as long as you are parking in a valid parking spot.

Campus Map

The University will not be running a shuttle to and from the airport. If you are staying at one of the local hotels, please contact them to see if you can arrange transportation or visit the Dayton International Airport website.

Shuttle service in and around campus will be available. More information will be available closer to the event.

Dayton International Airport Website

Yes! Wireless access will be available to all attendees. When you arrive on campus that weekend, go to your Wi-Fi connection settings and choose "UDwireless" or "UDConnect."

Find the "Visitors: Connect to UDwireless" section and click on "Register for guest network access."

Follow the prompts to set up your temporary account. You will receive a network password good for 16 hours that is renewable up to four times.

After connecting to the wireless network your browser should automatically open up the Wifi connection page. If it does not automatically pop up, you can go to while connected to "UD connect" wireless, and you should then be able to see the guest network option.

Visit either the Bookstore in Marianist Hall or Flyer Spirit on Brown Street. Don't forget that alumni receive a 10% discount.

Hours for the weekend are:

  • Bookstore: Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Flyer Spirit: Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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No, there will not be childcare available during Black Alumni/Family Weekend.

Yes, most campus entities are cashless, including dining options.

Yes, there are several. Most of the lactation rooms are access-controlled through card readers, so faculty, staff, students and guests must contact the Women’s Center at 937-229-5390 or by emailing prior to arrival to ensure access.

Learn more about the lactation rooms.

Single-occupancy restrooms are located at various locations on campus.

View the locations

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Black Alumni Weekend

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio