Tentative Schedule of Events

Reunion Weekend 2016

(as of August 2015)

Reunion Weekend is the perfect time to return to campus to reunite, reminisce, and celebrate your Fairfield years with your classmates.

We look forward to seeing you back on campus on June 10-12, 2016!

Please note all events, time and locations are subject to change - be sure to check back for updates!!

Friday, June 10

4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Reunion Weekend Registration and Check-in
Barone Campus Center, Information Desk
Check in and pick up your nametags, tickets, room assignments, and schedules.

9 p.m. - 12 a.m. Class of 2011
The Levee, Fairfield University

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 2006
TBD

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 2001
TBD

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1996
TBD

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1991
The Seagrape, Fairfield

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1986
TBD

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1981
TBD

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1976
TBD

7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1971
TBD

7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Golden Stags
TBD

Saturday, June 11

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Reunion Weekend Registration and Check-in
Barone Campus Center, Information Desk
Check in and pick up your nametags, tickets, room assignments, and schedules. (Registration will close briefly from 4:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. to shift to evening locations.)

10 a.m. Golden Stags Reunion Brunch with University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J.
Aloysius P. Kelley S.J. Center
Classes of 1951-1965 join your fellow Golden Stags for brunch and a conversation with University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J.

10:30 a.m. Fun Run (or Walk!) 
Lessing Field
A Reunion tradition! Put on your running shoes for the two-mile Fun Run (or walk) around campus.

10:30 a.m. Alumni Intramural Basketball Games 
Basketball Courts next to Lessing Field 
Join the Recreation Department for old-school intramural basketball.

10:30 a.m. Friends of Bill W. Meeting
Barone Campus Center 200

11:00 a.m. Campus tour with Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., University Chaplain & Special Assistant to the President
Stag Statue
Father Allen will lead a leisurely and informative tour of campus - past, present, and future.  Visit the new Rafferty Stadium, learn about the RecPlex renovations and tour the new campus dorms.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Athletics Mimosa Reception and Open House 
Rafferty Stadium
Stop by Rafferty Stadium for a mimosa or Bloody Mary and your chance to chat with Varsity Coaches and Athletic Director Gene Doris.  

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Deans Mimosa Reception
TBD
Enjoy a mimosa and light reception while mingling and reconnecting with faculty and Deans.

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reunion "Taste of Fairfield" Food Fair 
Barone Campus Center Green
Enjoy sample menus from some of Connecticut's great restaurants and food trucks! Your picnic registration includes two Taste of Fairfield tickets, unlimited refreshments, unlimited access to the Stags Beerfest and entertainment for the kids - complete with an ice cream truck owned by Patrick Cole '95! 

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Stags Beerfest
Barone Campus Center Green 
Stop by the Stag Beer Fest and pick up your souvenir beer mug. Enjoy varieties of beer craft and domestic beer including three alumni owned breweries including Black Hog Brewery owned by Mike Egmont ’95 and Tom Sobocinski ’14, Cisco Brewery, owned by Jason Harman ’96 and Yonkers Brewing Company, owned by Nick Califano ’06. 

Noon - 3 p.m. Kidzone 
Barone Campus Center Green
Drop in for children's activities. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Noon - 5 p.m. Bellarmine Museum Open House
Bellarmine Museum of Art
Tour the Bellarmine Museum of Art.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bellarmine Museum Family Day Activities
Bellarmine Museum of Art
Fun for the whole family!

5 p.m. Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola
If you will be attending Reunion Weekend with your spouse, take time to reaffirm your love for one another during the Blessing of the Vows Ceremony with Alumni Chaplain, Rev. Charles Allen, S.J. All are invited to stay for the Reunion Weekend Mass immediately following.

5:30 p.m. Reunion Weekend Mass
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola
University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. will celebrate Reunion Weekend Mass and Alumni Chaplain, Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., will concelebrate, honoring all Reunion year alumni and remembering classmates that have passed on.

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Reunion Weekend Registration and Check-In  
Bellarmine Hall
Check in and pick up your name tags, tickets, and housing keys.

Due to limited seating, Saturday evening events require advance reservations. Walk-ins cannot be guaranteed admission. These events are adults ONLY.

6:30 p.m. Class of 1991 Champagne Toast and Class Photo
DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Stairs (Rain or Shine)
Celebrate your 25th Reunion milestone with a champagne toast and commemorative class photo.

6:30 p.m. Golden Stags Dinner
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Join your classmates and fellow Golden Stags for dinner.

6:30 p.m. - Midnight Classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, and 2011: Reunion Dinner Dance
Bellarmine Great Lawn (Rain or Shine)
Enjoy a gourmet buffet dinner, then dance the night away! Modestly-priced cash bars and complimentary soft drinks will be available throughout the evening.

Sunday, June 12

8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Check-out and Key Return
Barone Campus Center, Lower Level
Relax and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and continental breakfast. Take advantage of our express check-out! Key envelopes will be available in your rooms so that you can deposit keys in the Express Check-out boxes located in each housing facility. You can also return your keys to one of the housing desks located in the residence hall lobbies or at the continental breakfast in the Barone Campus Center, Lower Level or Information Desk. Please be considerate and return your keys.

Check-out is 10 a.m.

9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola