Saturday Events

Saturday, June 9, 2018

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Morning Events

Kennedy Union

Open to all Reunion Weekend attendees and their guests.

Kennedy Union Au Bon Pain (1st floor)

Starts in front of the RecPlex

Join us for a casual and fun run or walk around campus with fellow alums. There is a three mile course and a one mile course. Feel free to walk, push a stroller or just meander at your own pace. Afterwards, we'll have refreshments for all participants.
Course Map (PDF)

Dayton Marriott (by invitation only)

This is a special brunch to recognize our reunion volunteers as well as the commitment of our donors and the significant impact their gift has on the university, its students, faculty and staff. The ways in which the University honors annual and sustained support are listed below.

  • John Stuart society
    Honors donors whose lifetime giving totals $100,000 or more.
  • Leo Meyer society
    Honors donors who have a commitment to the University through their wills or other planned gifts.
  • 1850 Society
    Honors donors whose annual gifts total $1,000 or more, including matching gifts.
  • Front porch society
    Recognizes those who make an annual gift to the University for three or more consecutive years.

Meet near the ground floor entrance of KU next to the fountain

Take a tour of your beautiful campus to see all the exciting changes. Tours are lead by our wonderful student ambassadors.  A second tour will be offered at 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Events

P Lot

Join us for another great afternoon of food trucks, craft beers and friends! Sponsored by UD's young alumni group, day10, everyone is invite to have lunch with some of Dayton's finest food trucks, local craft beer as well as sit back and relax listening to live music from a Reunion Weekend favorite, Dave and Rae. There is a $5 entrance fee. All other food and drink is pay-as-you-go. The event will happen rain or shine.

Food Trucks:

  • Dayton Urban BBQ
  • DD Sandwiches and Subs
  • El Meson (Latin cuisine)
  • McNasty's: Burgers, hot dogs and sandwiches
  • Pa's Pork
  • Rudy on the Run: UD dining without going to a dining hall
  • The Wicked 'Wich of Dayton: Gourmet sandwiches


  • Dayton Beer Co.
    - DBC — Gem City Lager, ABV 4.2%
    - Lost Tunnel — Hidden Paradise Wheat Ale with Blood Orange, ABV 4.8%
  • Eudora Brewing Co.
    - Mother-Fuggle, Brown Ale, IBU 21, ABV 6%
    - Greater Than One, Double IPA, IBU 100+, ABV 8%
  • Figleaf Breqing Co.
    - ISO-Hazy, New England Style IPA, IBU 72, ABV 7.2%
    - BOB Blood Orange Blonde Lager, ABV 5.2%
  • Star City Brewing Co.
    - # (Hash) Brown, English Brown, IBU 25, ABV 6.7%
    - Weizen Star, Weissbier, IBU 10, ABV 5.1%
  • Streetside Brewery
    - Little Balls of Blue, Berliner Weisse with Blueberries, ABV: 4.6%
    - 81 Feet, Pale Ale, ABV: 5.8%
  • Warped Wing Brewing Co.
    - Golden Glow Hazy Lager, IBU 12, ABV 5.1%
    - Flyer Red Lager, IBU 12, ABV 4.5%

Roesch Library

Roesch Library has some exciting changes underway. Stop by for free refreshments from an iced coffee bar provided by Ghostlight Coffee while you check out the plans for Roesch Refresh, the transformational renovation of the first and second floors. A virtual reality tour will give a glimpse of what the new spaces will look like. Come experience the "Zen Den," an art installation created by a 2018 graduate who will be on hand from 1 to 3 p.m. to chat with visitors about her inspiration for the piece. Be sure to check out "The Prints of Benjamin Miller," a display of poetic and spiritual woodcut prints on the seventh floor in the Marian Library.

If you’re an alumnus living in Ohio, you can also register for a free borrowing card at the access services desk. For more information on alumni cards, click here. Did you work in the library as a student employee? Stop by during the open house for a special keepsake.

Meet near the ground entrance of KU next to the fountain

Take a tour of your beautiful campus to see all the exciting changes. Tours are lead by our wonderful student ambassadors.

Immaculate Conception Chapel

Come see the beautiful renovations and learn of all the intricate details that went into our beloved chapel. Members of the Chapel renovation committee will be present to answer questions. A short presentation on the renovations will be given periodically throughout the open house.

Central Mall

Were you a part of a shared interest group such as a fraternity, sorority, sports group or any other group while on campus? If so, email if your group would like to get together during Reunion Weekend. A cash bar will be available. Each group will also have a group picture taken.

  • Black Alumni
  • Delta Tau Nu
  • Rugby
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon (Ohio Chi Sig Chapter)
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon, Ohio Rho Alumni Board
  • Theta Phi Alpha

College of Arts and Sciences, O'Reilly Hall

School of Education, Fitz Hall, 6th floor

School of Engineering, Kettering Labs

School of Business Administration, Miriam Hall Atrium

Immaculate Conception Chapel

Say I do again - renew your love and devotion with your spouse at Reunion Weekend.

Immaculate Conception Chapel

Join your fellow alumni and their families for a special Alumni Mass.

Evening Events

Celebrating the Golden Flyers, class of 1968 and 1973

St. Mary's Hall Tent

Join President Eric Spina for a special reception specifically for the current Golden Flyers along with our newest Golden Flyer inductees, the class of 1968. We also invite the class of 1973 to join in this celebration.

C Lot

This casual event under a tent will give you the chance to mingle with UD alumni from all reunion classes as you enjoy the live music from the popular Reunion Weekend band, This Side Up. You can hang out on a mock front porch and get a picture with your friends with our photo booth. Cost per person includes food, beer, wine and entertainment.


Reunion Weekend

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7052