Schedule of Events

Reunion Weekend 2014

(As of February 27, 2014)

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 6-8, 2014!

Friday, June 6

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.

Class Receptions

9 p.m. - 12 a.m. Class of 2009
The Levee, Fairfield University

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 2004 
Flipside Burgers & Bar, 1125 Post Road, Fairfield

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1999 
Anna Liffey's, 1494 Post Road, Fairfield

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1994 
"O" Bar, 50 Sanford Street, Fairfield 

7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Class of 1989
The Seagrape Café, 1144 Reef Road, Fairfield

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1984 
Alumni House, Fairfield University

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1979 
Vinny's Ale House, 93 Post Road, Fairfield

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1974 
 Old Post Tavern, 1418 Post Road, Fairfield

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Class of 1969 
42 Bellarmine Road Hall, Fairfield University 

Saturday, June 7

9 a.m. - 4:00 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. Fun Run (or Walk!) with Head Cross Country Coach John Sagnelli 
Lessing Field
A Reunion tradition! Put on your running shoes for the two-mile Fun Run (or walk) around campus.

10 a.m.  Tennis Mixer with Head Coach Ed Paige
Walsh Athletic Center (rain or shine)
Grab your tennis racket and join Varsity Tennis Coach, Ed Paige and Tennis Pro John Pagano, MS'04, for a few rounds! All leves of skill are welcome. Courts open at 9 a.m. 

10 a.m. Yoga with Peg Oliveira '94  
Leslie C. Quick, Jr. Recreation Complex, Multipurpose Room
Kick start your day with an energetic yoga class with Peg Oliveira '94. All levels welcome. Mats will be available.

10 a.m. Alumni Intramural Basketball Tournament
Leslie C. Quick Jr. Recreation Complex, Field House
Join the Recreation Department for an old-school intramural basketball tournament. 

10 a.m. - Noon Golf Swing Seminar Sessions with Head Golf Coach Len Roberto
Alumni Hall
Join Varsity Golf Coach, Len Roberto, and practice your golf game to get a few tips on improving your golf swing. All levels, beginner through advanced, and children, are welcome.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet & Greet with Gerry Abbey '04, author of "Cheers, Beers & Eastern Promise"
Fairfield University Bookstore, Downtown Fairfield
Stop by the Fairfield University Bookstore, in Downtown Fairfield, to meet Gerry and hear about his debut book, "Cheers, Beers & Eastern Promise", a memoir of his Fulbright year in Taiwan.

10:30 a.m. Coffee Talk with University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. and Trustees
Barone Campus Center, Lower Level
Come and enjoy a cup of coffee with University President von Arx, S.J., Executive Vice President Kevin Lawlor '79 and University Trustees Bill Atwell P'08, Frank Carroll '89, Tom Franko '69, and Jim Wehr '79. 

11:15 a.m. Campus tour with Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., University Chaplain & Special Assistant to the President
Barone Campus Center, Information Desk

11:15 a.m. Friends of Bill W. Meeting
Barone Campus Center, Room 200

11:15 a.m.
Fuzzwippers Series book reading and Parenting Q&A session with book author and family life coach, Marilynn Halas '91
Barone Campus Center, Lower Level
Enjoy a story for your little ones and treat yourself to a Q&A on positive parenting techniques that empower our children. Learn the difference between self-esteem and confidence and the value of building your family team.

Marilynn Halas is an author, family life coach, and the found of 4 Sunflowers Media. To learn more about Marilynn please visit www.4sunflowersmedia.com. The Fuzzwippers book series is a winner of the Mom's Choice Award for Excellence in Family Friendly Media.

11:30 a.m. Dolan School of Business Mimosa Reception
Dolan School of Business Lobby
Enjoy a mimosa while learning about Fairfield University's Dolan School of Business

11:30 a.m. School of Nursing Mimosa Reception  
School of Nursing, Room 214
Enjoy a mimosa while learning about Fairfield University's School of Nursing. 

Noon - 2 p.m. Dolan School of Business Open House
Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Tour the School of Business, and learn about resources available to current students. 

Noon - 2 p.m. School of Nursing Open House 
School of Nursing
Tour the School of Nursing, and learn about resources available to current students.  

Noon - 3 p.m. Reunion "Taste of Fairfield" Food Fair sponsored Fairfield University Alumni Association
Barone Campus Center Green
Enjoy sample menus from some of Connecticuts's great restaurants and food trucks! Your Reunion registration packet includes (2) Taste of Fairfield tickets, unlimited refreshments, unlimited access to the Stags Beerfest and entertainment for the kids - complete with our own ice cream truck! 
 
Noon - 3 p.m. Stags Beerfest 
Barone Campus Center Green
Stop by the Stags Beerfest and pick up your souvenir tasting mug. Enjoy varieties of beer from five Connecticut breweries and two alumni-owned breweries including beer from Half Full Brewery, Thomas Hooker Brewing Co., Shebeen Brewing Company, Southport Brewing Company, Two Roads Brewery, Cisco Brewery (owned by Jason Harman '96), and Yonkers Brewing Company (owned by Nick Califano '06). 

Noon - 3 p.m. Kidzone 
Alumni Hall
Drop in for children's activities, face-painting, and to shoot hoops with Varsity Basketball Athletes. 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 with Dr. Jill Deupi, director of Bellarmine Museum of Art. View the museum's current exhibition, La Ragnatela/The Spiderweb: Works by Giampaolo Seguso from the Corning 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 Wedding Vow Renewal 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
Class of 1969 - Dolan School Of Business
Classes of '74, '79, '84, '89, '94, '99, '04, and '09 - Bellarmine Hall Great Room
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 1989 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. Class of 1969: Reunion Registration, Reception and Dinner
Dolan School of Business Lobby and Dining Room
Join your classmates for a cocktail reception, followed by dinner with President Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J.

6:30 p.m. - Midnight Classes of 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009: 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 8

8 a.m.- 10 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Check-out and Key Return
Barone Campus Center, Lower Level
Relax and enjoy the Sunday newspaper with 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

Can't wait to see you back on campus! Go Stags!