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We can’t wait to see you on campus for Alumni Weekend 2017! Our schedule is packed full of both new events and ones you already know and love.

Friday, Oct. 13  |  Saturday, Oct. 14  |  Sunday, Oct. 15

Friday, Oct. 13

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Attend an Open Class
Many Faculty will make their classes available for alumni attendance on the opening day of Alumni Weekend. Interested in attending one or more? Register through the Alumni Weekend web site in advance. Space is limited.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  
Bookstore open

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Centralized Check-In 
Northrup Hall, Lobby

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Lunch Included) 
Food For Thought Lecture Series 
Fiesta Room, Coates University Center, Trinity University 
David Ribble, Ph.D. ’82 – Professor, Biology 
“Pura Vida – Trinity’s Embrace of International Education” 
For more information, please visit Food for Thought website

12:15 p.m.
Happy Friday AcaBellas
Coates University Center, Lobby

3 p.m.
Guided Campus Tour (Walking Tour)
Two (2) tours will be offered, both departing at 3:00 p.m. Tours begin at the Office of Admissions in Northrup Hall Room 140 

3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Department Reunions

  • Department of Religion Alumni Reception
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Department of Religion – Chapman Center Room 250
  • Education Alumni Reception
    4 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Storch Memorial Library – Lobby
  • School of Business Alumni Reception
    4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) - Room 256
  • Department of Communication Alumni Reception
    5 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Richardson Communications Center Studio A
  • Department of Engineering Alumni Reception
    5 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Engineering Department – Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) Suite 470
  • Department of Sociology and Anthropology Alumni Reception
    5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.
    Storch Memorial Library 013
  • CSI STEM Alumni Reception (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Geosciences, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, and Psychology) 
    4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Center for the Sciences and Innovation, Atrium and Broadway Lounge
  • The Campus Publications Open House
    5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Newsroom, Coates West Wing 005

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Round Robin Tennis Reunion honoring Paul Gerken '72, Donna Stockton Roup '76, & Lizzie Yasser Barnett '02
All former players invited Butch Newman Tennis Center

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
SPURS Happy Hour
Tycoon Flats

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Fiesta with the Faculty: All-Alumni and Campus Celebration
Meadows Pavilion and Paul McGinlay Soccer Field

Join the community for Fiesta with the Faculty, an all-alumni and campus celebration. Take part in fiesta-style fashion with strolling mariachis, Tex-Mex food, and, of course, San Antonio’s famous margaritas. Music, door prizes, and entertainment. This event is complimentary, sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations

6 p.m.
Women’s Soccer vs TLU
Paul McGinlay Field

6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
50-Year Reunion Friday Night Party  
Coates University Center, Skyline Bistro
Medallion presentation by President Danny Anderson at 6:30 p.m.

8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Free Shuttle
After the celebration, a free shuttle will run between Upper Campus, Bombay Bicycle Club, Tycoon Flats and Joey’s. Enjoy a night out with old and new friends at some favorite off-campus spots!

8:00 p.m. 
Men's Soccer vs. TLU 
Paul McGinlay Field

8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Alpha Psi Omega TU Reunion Weekend Party
Join former Alpha Psi Omega and Friends for an old-school house party featuring one of San Antonio’s favorite local bands, The Mo–Dels. Please Register Here

Saturday, Oct. 14

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Centralized Check-in is open.
Northrup Hall, Lobby

9:00 a.m. 
City Vista Tour 
Trinity University Residential Life is excited to offer a tour of the City Vista Apartment Complex for alumni and families. The tour will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 9:00 a.m. Please note that the tour is capped at 40 participants, and this is a first-come-first-serve opportunity. The tour will last approximately one hour including a question and answer session at the conclusion of the tour. Elevators are available on the property for those unable to take stairs. The tour will include common area spaces and amenities. No units are currently available for showing, however a virtual tour of a unit can be viewed on property before or after the tour. This survey will close on Wednesday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. (unless the tour is filled before then). Please contact Stephanie Ackerman at sackerma [at] for more information.
Sign up for the tour here:

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bookstore open

8 – 9:30 a.m.
Tennis Clinic
Butch Newman Tennis Center Get some great tips from current and former Trinity players and coaches! $25 per person, $40 for 2 people, $50 for family of 3 All proceeds to benefit 2017 tennis teams

9:00 a.m.
Tiger Trot Group Run
Meet at Miller Fountain
(led by Dean of Students David Tuttle)

9:30 a.m.
SPURS Sorority Happy Yoga with Emily Wollack ’10
All Welcome – campus location TBD

10 a.m. - Noon
Alumni College
Dicke/Smith Building, Ruth Taylor Recital Hall
Come for intellectual enrichment at the inaugural Alumni College, a new initiative celebrating lifelong learning. Campus legend and Professor of English Coleen Grissom, Professor of Classical Studies Corinne Pache, and Professor of English Willis Salomon will each give a 30-minute presentation, followed by a question-answer session. Enjoy complimentary breakfast tacos from Taco Taco, a Trinity favorite. The annual showcase of Trinity authors—the alumni, faculty, and staff book signing—will coincide with Alumni College.

  • "No, Mr. Kushner. We Have Not Read Enough Books." 
    Coleen Grissom, Professor of English
  • "Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: How to Read an Ancient Oral Poem"
    Corinne Pache, Professor of Classical Studies
  • "Reading Ancient Western Classics in the Contemporary University: Why it Matters" 
    Willis Salomon, Associate Professor of English

10 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Author Book Signing
Dicke/Smith Building, Lobby

10 a.m. - Noon
Tower Climb
After attending Alumni College, climb to the top of Murchison Tower and take a photo with President Danny Anderson. Check out the bricks freshly signed by the Class of 2017, and see if your signature is still where you left it. Then, renew your connection to campus with a splash by dipping your Trinity ring in Miller Fountain! Triniy President Danny Anderson will be at the top for photos from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m. 
Men’s Soccer Alumni Game
Soccer Game Field

11:30 a.m. 
All-Alumni Ring Dip
Miller Fountain
Reconnect your Trinity ring with campus.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Tailgate Party and Greek Carnival 
Prassel Lawn

Complimentary Admission
BBQ Burgers and Hot Dogs – PAID ticket ($15)
Beer, soda and water provided at no charge.

12:00 noon
Guided Campus Tour (Walking Tour)  
Two (2) tours will be offered, both departing at 12:00 noon
Tours begin at the Office of Admissions in Northrup Hall Room 140 

12:30 p.m.
Trinity University vs Southwestern Volleyball Match  
Bell Center

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
The College Search
Northrup Hall, Room 040 
The Office of Admissions invites alumni and their high school age children to a college search program designed to assist families as they prepare for college. Topics will include the college search, the application and selection process, and financial aid. 

1 p.m.
Trinity University vs Centre College Football Game
Trinity Stadium

2:15 p.m.
Athletics Hall of Fame Presentation
Trinity Football Stadium
During halftime at the football game, watch the induction of eight former Tiger student-athletes into the Trinity Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2017 inductees, all former Trinity student-athletes are: Lizzie (Yasser) Barnett, women’s tennis; Michael Burton, football; Paul Gerken, men’s tennis; Megan (Selmon) Kelly, women’s basketball; Donna Stockton Roup, women’s tennis; Jack Shull, baseball; Josh Smith, men’s soccer; and John Tobola, football.

2:30 p.m.
Volleyball Alumni Social  
In front of the Bell Center Pre-registration required (Contact Aly Lilly ’09 - ahazelwo [at]

4 - 5 p.m.
Treasures of the Chapel Tour  
Margarite B. Parker Chapel
Join Chaplain Stephen Nickle and student representatives from various faiths to explore the beauty and history of Trinity’s Chapel. Share memories and visit a memorial to those alumni who have died during the past year. 

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Legacy Parents Reception  
Tribeca 4331 McCullough Avenue Celebrate with other alumni parents whose children attended or are currently attending Trinity. Please RSVP online or by phone 210-999-7375. 

4:30 -6:00 p.m. 
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Social
3011 N. St. Mary’s Street
Candlelight Coffeehouse Wine Bar and Café 

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
51+ Year Reunion Dinner  
Margarite B. Parker Chapel Reception Room

Free babysitting for ages 6 months to 12 years will be provided by APO volunteers from 6 p.m.- 11 p.m. in the Coates University Center Waxahachie and Woodlawn Rooms. 

6  - 7 p.m. 
President’s All Alumni Reception
Center for the Sciences and Innovation, Innovation Center, Room 282
Including Alumni Chapter Recognition and Reunion Awards Presentations 

7 p.m.
Class Year Reunions 

  • GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) Reunion
    Tower Plaza (Rain: Fiesta Room) 
  • 10 Year Reunion – Class of 2007
    William Knox Holt Conference Center, 106 Oakmont Court 
  • 15 Year Reunion – Class of 2002  
    Northrup Hall, Lobby – possibly off campus 
  • 20 Year Reunion – Class of 1997
    Dicke/Smith Building, Foyer
  • 25 Year Reunion - Class of 1992
    Hosted by President Anderson
    Chapman Center, Great Hall
  • 30 Year Reunion – Class of 1987
    Coates University Center, Skyline Bistro
  • 35 Year Reunion – Class of 1982
    Center for the Sciences and Innovation, Atrium
  • 40 Year Reunion – Class of 1977
    Storch Memorial Building, Patio and Lobby
  • 45 Year Reunion – Class of 1972
    Elizabeth Huth Coates Library, Eco Grounds
  • 50 Year Reunion – Class of 1967
    Northrup Hall, James F. Dicke Board Room, 4th Floor

7:30 p.m.
San Antonio FC
Join Trinity Alumni during Alumni Weekend 2017 for a fun filled Saturday night. You can even cheer on Tiger Alumni and current SAFC players Matt and Victor! Wear your Trinity gear and bring your friends and family out to the game. All tickets purchased will have reserved seating together. Purchase Tickets Now →

Sunday, Oct. 15

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
TUNE BRUNCH 2017 Alumni Weekend 
Skyline Room
Four Female Alumni Entrepreneurs to speak at Trinity!

The Trinity University Network of Entrepreneurs (TUNE), is pleased to host a distinguished panel of four Female Entrepreneurs who will share their experience and knowledge at the TUNE Brunch on Sunday October 15th, at the end of Alumni Weekend! Each has been asked to specifically share the two or three most impactful things they've learned as an Entrepreneur who graduated from a Liberal Arts University! Their areas of Entrepreneurial endeavors include Technology, Social, Corporate, Medical and more! Join us to hear the experiences that made these four women successful!

Doors at the Skyline Room (on the second floor of the Coates Student Center), will open for seating at 10:45am. The Brunch service begins at 11:00am with open seating and self serve buffet - a wonderful time to mix and mingle; network with students, guests and alumni, while enjoying your brunch. TUNE President Chris Warren will moderate and introduce our panel, following which there will be 20-30 minutes for questions from the audience, wrapping up around 1:00pm.

Following the TUNE Brunch, attendees are invited to continue networking and socializing as they stroll a short distance over to the Fiesta Room where the Experiential Learning Showcase will be displaying the projects of the 40+ Trinity students who completed the Students + Startups internships this summer.

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  
Bookstore Open 

12 P.M. 
Women’s Soccer Game vs Southwestern
Paul McGinlay Field

​12:30m. p. - 2 p.m.
Experiential Learning Showcase
Fiesta Room

2:00 p.m. 
Men's Soccer vs. Southwestern (TX) 
Paul McGinlay Field

2:00 p.m., Stieren Theater 
To Be Honest (The Muslim Question During the Presidential Campaign)

In 2016, three Trinity faculty and four undergraduates interviewed 172 San Antonians who spoke honestly about Islam's role in American politics. This 70-minute performance shares surprising revelations and passionate debates from over 200 hours of intimate conversations. Come listen to the stories of people from all walks of life, and ask yourself: "What would I say if I were to be honest?"

Written by Habiba Noor, Sarah Beth Kaufman, and William Christ.  Directed by Stacey Connelly.