Family and Alumni Weekend

Friday, September 21, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, September 23, 2018 (All day)
Various Campus Locations
Rockhurst Students and RU Sign at Family and Alumni Weekend


Mark your calendar for Family & Alumni Weekend 2018! Take a look at the schedule below to see what we have planned for the weekend!

Registration link coming soon!

We look forward to seeing you on campus!
 

Thursday, September 20


4:00 pm - Class of 1968 Happy Hour

Location: Brady's
Cost: Free Admission

Members of the class of 1968 will kick off Family & Alumni Weekend with happy hour!

7:00 pm - CHHS Speaker Series

Location: Arrupe Auditorium
Cost: Free Admission

The College of Health and Human Services invite the Rockhurst community to attend the annual Speaker Series.
 

Friday, September 21


12:00 pm - Class of 1958 Luncheon & Tours

Location: Massman 250
Cost: $15 per person

Join the class of 1958 for a walk down memory lane!

1:00 pm - Research College of Nursing White Coat Ceremony

Location: Arrupe Auditorium
Cost: Free Admission

Join us for the Research College of Nursing White Coat Ceremony. This event is only open to all junior nursing students and their families.

5:00 - 9:00 pm - Tailgate & Family Fun

Location: Convocation Center Parking Lot
Cost: Free Admission

We will have fun for the whole family at our carnival style tailgate! It includes face painting, games, photobooth, a beer garden, dinner and Betty Rae's Ice Cream truck!

5:00 - 9:00 pm - Family & Alumni Beer Garden

Location: Massman Patio
Cost: Free Admission

5:00 pm - Golden Hawks Society Cocktail Hour and BBQ

Location: Arrupe Hall
Cost: $25 per person

Enjoy Friday evening on campus with your classmates and friends. A buffet of delicious Kansas City barbecue will be served. Pre-1967 Golden Hawks are invited too. 

5:00 pm - Women's Soccer vs Truman State

Location: Bourke Field
Cost: Free Admission

Help us cheer on the women's soccer team as they take on the Bulldogs!

7:30 pm - Men's Soccer vs Truman State

Location: Bourke Field
Cost: Free Admission

Help us cheer on the men's soccer team as they take on the Bulldogs!

9:30 pm - Fireworks Show

Location: Bourke Field
Cost: Free Admission

Stick around for a fireworks show to end the night!
 

Saturday, September 22


8:30 am - Legacy Family Breakfast

Location: Massman 250 
Cost: Free Admission - Only open to Legacy Families

Current Rockhurst legacy students and their families are invited to join us for a breakfast to kick off the second day of Family and Alumni Weekend!

10:00 am - Hopkins Skip and Run 5K

Location: Kinerk Commons
Cost: $15 per person

Rockhurst University Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority host the Hopkins 5K to benefit Nelson Hopkins, Jr. Scholarship Fund.

11:00 am - Golden Hawks Tours

Location: Massman - Einstein Bros. Bagels
Cost: Free Admission

See what is new on campus with a tour of your old stomping grounds.

12:00 pm - Alumni Awards Luncheon

Location: Greenlease Library
Cost: $40/individual ticket or $320/table of 8

The Rockhurst University honors accomplished alumni with awards each year which include the St. Ignatius Award, the Xavier Medal of Honor and the Faber Young Alumni Award.

12:00 pm - Research College of Nursing Freshman Student & Parent Luncehon

Location: Research College of Nursing
Cost: $10 per person, no cost for current students

Reserved for freshman Research College of Nursing students as well as their parents and siblings.

3:00 pm - Volleyball vs. William Jewell

Location: Mason-Halpin Fieldhouse
Cost: Free Admission

Cheer on our volleyball team as they take on the Cardinals!

4:00 pm - Mass

Location: St. Francis Xavier
Cost: Free Admission

Join the university community for Mass celebrated by Rockhurst president, the Rev. Thomas B. Curran, S.J.

5:00 pm - Golden Hawks Class of 1968 Dinner with the President

Location: Greenlease Library
Cost: $35 per person

Enjoy an evening together as a class with cocktail hour and dinner in Greenlease Library.

5:30 pm - Class Reunions (1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008)

Location: Various Locations in Kansas City
Cost: Varies

Celebrate your class milestone with a class reunion!

6:00 pm - Alumni of the '70s Party

Location: Hosted at the home of Marney Donnelly Sherman '75
Cost: $30 per person

Join fellow Rockhurst alumni for a reunion celebration of all classes from 1969-1980.

8:00 pm - SAB Presents: Comedian Jessi Campbell

Location: Arrupe Auditorium
Cost: Free Admission

Join us for an evening of laughs as Last Comic Standing comedian, Jessi Campbell, takes the stage!
 

Sunday, September 23


12:00 pm - Women's Soccer vs UMSL

Location: Bourke Field
Cost: Free Admission

Join us to cheer on the women's soccer team!

2:30 pm - Men's Soccer vs UMSL

Location: Bourke Field
Cost: Free Admission

Join us to cheer on the men's soccer team!