Honor outstanding CU Boulder alumni, faculty, staff and students in a special ceremony at the Glenn Miller Ballroom. This will be an evening full of inspiring stories, incredible accomplishments and tremendous pride in CU. The event includes dinner, dessert and a cash bar. Following the ceremony, guests will be invited to a meet and greet with our award winners featuring live music, light dessert and a cash bar.
Your 50-Year Reunion officially begins Friday morning with a breakfast program inside the renovated Dal Ward Athletic Center. Reconnect with classmates, relive memories and hear from keynote speaker Bill Marolt (Bus’67), a CU icon that shaped the Buffs ski team and athletic department for years. Plus, there will be CU trivia, prizes and a special performance by the CU Buffoons!
BuffTalks Micro Lectures and Reception 12:30-2:30 p.m. Admission: Free Old Main
Hear from esteemed CU Boulder professors Dr. Douglas Duncan (Fiske Planetarium Director), Professor Kathryn Hardin (Certified Brain Injury Specialist), Dr. Jim White (Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research) and Travis Rupp (Classics, Art History, Anthropology) during this engaging mini-lecture series in the Old Main Chapel. Lectures will be 10 minutes each. A tented reception outside of Old Main will follow.
Sold out, but walk-ups are welcomed. Space is limited.
The Alumni Association is proud to host Buffs on Tap featuring alumni brewers from the Denver and Boulder areas. Learn firsthand from the alumni brewers themselves what makes a great beer and ask them about your favorite ales. Your ticket also includes a BBQ lunch and a six-flight beer tasting. Must be 21+ and bring ID for beer tasting.
Legacy Family Info Session hosted by Admissions 3-4 p.m. Admission: Free. Registration is required Location: TBD
If you’re a member of a CU legacy family, join the Office of Admissions for a special session highlighting the Buffalo Legacy program on campus. Learn about what it means to be a legacy, and what CU offers to legacy students, including scholarships and exclusive events. Registration for this free event is required.
Celebrate your CU spirit with students, alumni and more as we paint Pearl Street black and gold! Stop by the Alumni Association spirit tent on the Boulder Courthouse Lawn to grab a free pom pom to cheer on the students, athletes and marching band during the parade. You don't want to miss this fun night of CU pride!
Get ready to cheer on the Buffs against Cal at the Official CU Tailgate. Get there early to see Ralphie before she leads the Buffs onto the field. The CU Marching Band and Spirit Squad will be there, too.
If you're celebrating your 50-Year Reunion, are a part of the Young Alumni/10-year Reunion or one of our affinity group reunions this fall, be sure to sign up for our reunions tailgate. Members of our reunions will receive a meal and drink ticket.
Pre-registration is required for Reunion attendees.
Homecoming Student Tailgate Location: Duane Field 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join this free tailgate to celebrate Homecoming and get hyped for the big game against Cal. All CU Students are welcome to build-your-own breakfast sandwich, grab some coffee, hot chcoloate, or juice, and hang out before the game. Every hour, the Herd will be giving away BIG prizes, including Zeal Optics goggles, gift cards to local businesses, and Herd memberships so dont miss out on your chance to win big before the Buffs beat the Bears!
This event is open to all students with a valid BuffOneCard!
New this year! Wrap up your weekend of CU celebrations at our Young Alumni Brunch. We'll celebrate the Class of 2007 in honor of their 10-Year Reunion, but everyone that graduated in the past 10 years is welcome! Only registered guests allowed.
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Other Homecoming Campus Events
Aerospace Building Groundbreaking Thursday, Oct. 26 10 a.m.
SEEC Lawn 4001 Discovery Drive CU Boulder East Campus
Join the College of Engineering and Applied Science for the groundbreaking of the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences building. The 144,000-square-foot building on East Campus will provide students and researchers with spaces for flight-testing unmanned aircraft, laboratories for the design and construction of small satellites, and collaborative spaces that foster interdisciplinary work between aerospace engineering’s six main research clusters, as well as with programs like mechanical engineering and computer science. The building is slated for completion before the Fall 2019 semester.