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Friday events

TRABANT UNIVERSITY CENTER MULTIPURPOSE ROOMS                                                                                                             

Plan your day and come to the Trabant University Center early to avoid the rush. Peak waiting time is 7–8:30 p.m.

DEERFIELD COUNTRY CLUB, 507 THOMPSON STATION ROAD

Join your fellow alumni and friends for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering's 11th Annual Alumni and Friends Golf Outing. There will be raffle tickets for great prizes, plus a bagel and coffee station in the morning and then lunch—all included! All proceeds benefit our Student Academic Achievement Awards. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

$50 per golfer if a UD alumnus/a from Classes of 2015–19; $100 per golfer if a UD alumnus/a from Classes of 2014 and prior and friends; $300 Lunch Sponsor (one available); $300 Cart Sponsor (25 available); $300 Range Sponsor (one available); $100 Hole Sponsor (18 available).

For more information, please email cee-info@udel.edu.

SMITH HALL LOBBY, 18 AMSTEL AVENUE

Gather with fellow computer science alumni for our 3rd annual alumni reception! This year, we celebrate 55 Years of computer science at the University of Delaware. Stop by Smith Hall and enjoy a few beverages and hors d’oeuvres on us as well as conversation with your favorite CIS faculty and alumni.

COLBURN LAB, 150 ACADEMY STREET – SECOND FLOOR LOBBY

The department is delighted to welcome its alumni back to Newark and UD! We take great pride in the success of our alumni and their post-UD pursuits. We look forward to the opportunity to reminisce about your days as a student learn more about what you are doing now.

BIDEN INSTITUTE, 44 KENT WAY

Please join the Biden Institute for our Alumni Weekend open house. Tour the building, meet the staff and leadership, enjoy light refreshments and learn how to get involved in our programming. Founded in the vision of Vice President Joe Biden, the Institute seeks to influence, shape and work to solve the most pressing domestic policy problems facing America. Pre-registration is requested for this event.

301 DUPONT HALL

Calling all CEE alumni and friends! Please join us to kick off Alumni Weekend by celebrating our Alumni Awardees and to connect with colleagues both old and new. Learn what’s new in the department and share what’s new in your life! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages included.

UNIVERSITY VISITORS CENTER, 210 S. COLLEGE AVE

Kick off Alumni Weekend where your University of Delaware journey began! All alumni and former student employees are welcome to start the weekend with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Share your favorite admissions stories, reunite and connect with the staff or just stop in to say hello. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

OLD COLLEGE LAWN, 18 E. MAIN STREET

Alumni, faculty and staff are invited to the College of Health Sciences' Reception and Award Ceremony. CHS will recognize distinguished alumni from the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Medical and Molecular Sciences, Physical Therapy, School of Nursing and Communication Sciences and Disorders. Come catch up with friends, faculty and fellow alumni with heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages. We hope you will join us for this evening of fun, food and friends!

FRONT LAWN, SPENCER LAB, 130 ACADEMY STREET

Come join the faculty and staff for a family-friendly MechE cookout on the front lawn of Spencer Lab. We'll have plenty of food and drinks along with classic lawn games for all to enjoy. We can’t wait to see you and hear about what’s happened since you left UD.

ALFRED LERNER HALL ATRIUM, 20 ORCHARD ROAD

The Lerner College Alumni Award of Excellence is presented each year to select alumni who have exhibited exceptional accomplishments, including professional success, contribution to the community, giving back to Lerner College and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, the Rising Star Alumni Award recognizes recent alumni who exemplify the qualities and spirit of our Alumni Awards of Excellence. Awarded by the Lerner College Alumni Board and Lerner College, nominations are welcome from alumni, faculty, staff and the University community. This is a programmed event and is not structured as a “drop-in” event. For additional information, please email LernerEvents@udel.edu..

PERKINS STUDENT CENTER, 325 ACADEMY STREET

Join us in Perkins Student Center, in the East Lounge, for conversation, cuisine and cocktails. Reunite with faculty and classmates, enjoy a delicious menu and learn about the programs we offer that are helping make a difference in the world. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Blue Hen Jazz Trio, headed by local favorite Sam Nobles, AS12.

DEER PARK TAVERN, 108 W. MAIN STREET

Come back to campus and the Deer Park Tavern to reconnect with former student-athletes, coaches and teammates during Alumni Weekend! Student-athlete alumni are welcome to bring a guest. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. The event is free; however pre-registration is required. We are grateful to Bob and Sandy Ashby, owners of the Deer Park Tavern, for once again generously co-sponsoring this reception this year.

HONORS PROGRAM BUILDING, 186 S. COLLEGE AVENUE

Honors Program alumni are invited to a reception to reconnect with fellow Blue Hens, along with Honors faculty and staff before heading over to Dela-bration. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and two drinks are included for Honors alumni who register. Cash bar also available. Must be age 21+ to attend.

BAYARD SHARP HALL, 23 S. MAIN STREET

To kick off Alumni Weekend 2019, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hosting our reception at Bayard Sharp Hall this year (corner of S. Main and W. Delaware Ave). We are excited this new location puts us close to registration and UD’s Dela-bration event on Main Campus. Complimentary beverage and hors d'oeuvres will be served. This is a milestone year as it marks the college's 150th anniversary as a land-grant institution and it's a wonderful opportunity to welcome our alumni back to campus and celebrate our legacy.

THE GALLERY IN PERKINS STUDENT CENTER, 325 ACADEMY STREET

Alumni of the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment are invited to start their Alumni Weekend with a reception in the Perkins Student Center. Reconnect with former classmates, professors and colleagues while enjoying drinks and hors d'oeuvres. We can’t wait to see you again!

HARKER ISE LAB, 221 ACADEMY STREET

Dean Levi Thompson, along with the College of Engineering Development and Alumni Relations team, invites you to reconnect with former classmates, faculty and friends at a cocktail reception. Light hors d'oeuvres (including a pasta bar) and beverages will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. If you have questions about this event, contact Susan LaMedica at 302-831-6892 or lamedica@udel.edu.

THE LAWN AT THE OFFICE OF THE DEAN, CORNER OF KENT WAY AND SOUTH COLLEGE AVENUE

Please join the College of Arts and Sciences for its annual alumni reception. Interim Dean John A. Pelesko will host a fun-filled block-party-style gathering complete with great music, food and company. This event offers you the opportunity to meet with students, the college leadership team, faculty and staff and to reconnect with fellow alumni. New this year—you’ll have an opportunity to win some fun prizes!

THE GREEN, NORTH OF MEMORIAL HALL

It’s time to celebrate UD in traditional Blue Hen fashion! This event continues to reign as the main attraction with more than 5,000 Blue Hens enjoying an evening of friends, food, live music and dancing in the heart of campus. To make it easier to locate and congregate with your fellow classmates, we’ve added decade markers along The North Green. All attendees receive a commemorative Alumni Weekend T-shirt and mug.

We are excited to continue the “Blue Hens Give Back” tradition of support by donating $10 from your Dela-bration registration fee to the Delaware Fund. Check out “What’s the Delaware Fund?” for more information on how this money will significantly impact the lives of current students.

TICKETS: Get your ticket today to the hottest UD alumni party, as it is sure to sell out fast! Open to Blue Hens and friends ages 21+ only. Early hen pricing is $55 per person, which includes beer, wine and food; $65 after April 15.

NAME BADGE TRANSFERS: Registrant name badges are transferable until Friday, May 31, at 4:30 p.m. After that deadline, name badges are non-transferable.

REFUNDS: Refunds will not be issued after May 15 at 4:30 p.m. No exceptions.

DELA-BRATION POSTPONEMENT POLICY: If inclement weather forces the postponement of Dela-bration, the event will be held at the same location and the same time (8–11 p.m.) on Saturday, June 8, 2019. In the event that weather forces us to postpone the event to Saturday, you will be notified promptly. If Dela-bration is postponed and you are unable to attend Saturday night, you may turn in your name badge in exchange for your mug and T-shirt; however, no refund will be issued. If inclement weather on Saturday forces us to cancel the event, no refunds will be issued.

LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, SAN DIEGO

Can’t make it to Newark for Alumni Weekend, featuring our most popular event, Dela-bration? That’s OK! We’re bringing all the fun to you with our very own West Coast Alumni Weekend Dela-bration. As Dela-bration takes place on The Green in Newark, join your fellow Blue Hens at events in the following cities:
San Francisco, 5:30–8 p.m. PDT, at ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
San Diego, 6–8:30 p.m. PDT, at Ballast Point Brewing Miramar
Los Angeles, 6:30–9 p.m. PDT, at The Nickel Mine