Main Events


Blue Hen Bash!

In place of individual reunions, reunite with all of your former classmates at the new Blue Hen Bash. All Blue Hens are invited, and reunion classes will be recognized through this celebration of the decades. The cost is $30 per person and includes 2 drink tickets and a food buffet.

R&B Lounge

Blue Hen R&B Lounge!

Catch up with friends on Friday night and enjoy an evening with one of Delaware’s hottest R&B bands, Best Kept Soul. Capture memories in the alumni photo booth. Registration includes a 2-hour open-bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Blue Hen 5K

Blue Hen 5K & Kids Fun Run

Go for the gold, set a new personal best or just enjoy a stroll with fellow Blue Hens during the Blue Hen 5K. Future Blue Hens (age 11 and under) are invited to race in the free Kids Fun Run before cheering on their parents and friends in the Blue Hen 5K.

State of UD

The State of the University

Ralph Begleiter, Rosenberg Professor of Communication and director of UD's Center for Political Communication, will moderate a conversation with President Patrick Harker. Their talk will explore the challenges and opportunities facing the University and higher education as a whole, as well as UD's strategic priorities in the pursuit of national and international prominence. As part of the program, Dr. Harker will answer questions from the audience, and reunion classes will present their fundraising totals.

Lunch with the UD Mascots

Lunch with the UD Mascots!

Join YoUDee and Baby Blue for fun and food on The Green! Parents and kids are encouraged to participate in activities sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development including arts & crafts, Jazzercise and storytime. Jungle John, face painting, and bounce houses will also be there. Parents are encouraged to visit the Parent Resources table. At the lunch we'll reveal (and sample!) the new UDairy Creamery ice cream flavor made especially for Alumni Weekend. Costs: $17 for ages 12+, $9 for ages 3-11, free for ages 2 and under.

UD Alumni Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame Ceremony

Held on Saturday, June 7 at the Roselle Center for the Arts, the UD Alumni Wall of Fame (est. 1984) recognizes outstanding professional and public service achievements by UD graduates.

Campus Culture

Campus Tours

Whether you graduated in 1958 or 2008, campus has changed since UD was your home. Several different tours of campus are available throughout the weekend. Don't miss these opportunities to reacquaint yourself with your alma mater!

Academic Programming

Academic Programming

Expand your mind and learn something new and interesting at Alumni Weekend's array of academic programs offered by UD alumni, faculty and staff.

Mug Night

Mug Night is now sold out

On 4/30/14, Mug Night sold out, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss the party! There are still tickets available to the Blue Hen R&B Lounge on Friday night, featuring the band Best Kept Soul, open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres, all for just $30! Saturday night will also feature an all alumni event, Blue Hen Bash. Buy your tickets now to see the dueling piano bar players while reuniting with former classmates!