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 $27 per person and includes 2 drink tickets and a food buffet.
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 & 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.
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!
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 listening to storytime. Parents are encouraged to visit the Parent Resources table. Jungle John, face painting, and bounce houses will also be available! The lunch will include the announcement of the new UDairy Creamery ice cream flavor made especially for Alumni Weekend and samples of the flavor will be available!
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.
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!
Expand your mind and learn something new and interesting at Alumni Weekend's array of academic programs offered by UD alumni, faculty and staff.
Enjoy unlimited food, beverages, and a photo booth under the tents on the North and South Green. All attendees receive a commemorative Alumni Weekend mug sponsored by Deer Park. We are excited to welcome the bands Kristen and the Noise in the Blue Tent (now sold out) and Love Seed Mama Jump in the Gold Tent (limited space available).