Save the date for Alumni Weekend 2017: September 22 - 24, 2017
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For a taste of the festivities to come, view last year's Alumni Weekend 2016 Schedule of Events below!

Pre-weekend Event

Friday, September 16, 2016

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

OAC meeting
Board Room, 2nd floor of the Campus Center
OAC members only
The Olin Alumni Council members will conduct their annual fall meeting.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 16, 2016

Choose your own path - explore & engage

12 - 5 p.m.

Lobby, Milas Hall 
Registration is open to all in the lobby of Milas Hall. Alumni will check in with any guests and receive informational packets along with a name badge and a commemorative takeaway. Students, faculty and staff can come make a name badge for the weekend. Walk-ins welcome. Olin Gear will be sold during this time. 

12 - 1:30 p.m.

ExpressO lunch on the O
Oval (rain location: Dining Hall, Campus Center)
All alumni, faculty, staff and students
Reunite with alumni and the on-campus community while enjoying a casual lunch with entertainment from students and even some impromptu performances from alumni in the form of a mini ExpressO-style throwback. Grab lunch inside the Dining Hall and then take it outside to enjoy on the Oval. 

1 - 4 p.m.

Reorienting with school  
Academic Center
All alumni, faculty, staff and students
Join a current Olin course (1 - 3:20 p.m.); participate in alumni-led and student-led workshops (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.); hear our most recent curriculum update with Associate Dean for Curriculum and Academic Programs Rob Martello (3:30 - 4 p.m.)... whichever you choose, your thirst for continuous learning will be quenched here. 

4 - 5 p.m.

Reinventing happy hour
All alumni, faculty and staff
Join us for a happy hour in celebration of alumni returning to campus to see what's the same and what's changed, including the continued reinvention of our Library. Beer, wine and light appetizers will be served. This session is for all alumni, faculty and staff. Please bring your ID.

5 - 7 p.m.

Welcome dinner
Dining Hall, Campus Center
All alumni, faculty, staff and students 

Indulge in a delicious meal prepared by Rebecca's Cafe, our new Dining Services -- where better to journey down memory lane than the Dining Hall as you visit different food truck-style stations? A beer and wine bar will be provided for those 21+, so don't forget your ID. A warm welcome and remarks will be provided by the Olin Alumni Council (OAC) and other community members. 

7 - 9 p.m.

Fireside chats
Lawn outside residence halls by BBQ pits
All alumni, faculty, staff and students
Exchange legendary Olin tales by the fireside while you get creative with a build-your-own s'mores bar. A beer and wine bar will be provided for those 21+, so don't forget your ID. (Rain plan: movie night)

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Come together - community, connection


9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lobby, Milas Hall 
If you missed us Friday, come by and receive informational packets along with a name badge and a commemorative takeaway. Walk-ins welcome.

10 - 11 a.m.

College update and Q&A with President Miller
Auditorium, Milas Hall
All alumni
Hear recent college highlights and updates from President Miller. CFO Patty Gallagher will provide a financial update as well. Engage with leadership team members during a brief Q&A to follow.  

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Alumni brunch
Dining Hall & Mezzanine, Campus Center 
All alumni and Cabinet
Fuel up for the exciting day ahead as all alumni are invited to partake in a tasty brunch in the Dining Hall. The classes of '06 and '11 will spend time reuniting with Cabinet members over a special classmates-only brunch in the Dining Hall Mezzanine.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Class conversations & orientation photo flashback
All alumni 
All alumni are invited to discuss the status of their classes' giving and gift, among other topics. Classes will meet separately. '06 and '11 alumni, continue the tradition of taking a photo on the wooden stairwell. The reunion classes will also each take a new group picture in a different pose. 

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Bubble Soccer & building
Soccer field and/or Great Lawn
Join us for Bubble Soccer with alumni and students. Alternatively, if you want to take a break from the friendly competition, meet up with students for a more creative hands-on activity with the opportunity to dive into deeper conversations. (Rain plan: an Olin movie screening in the Auditorium).

3:30 - 7 p.m.

Free time & dinner on your own
TBD/Dining Hall
Take a break from the scheduled festivities to mix and mingle on the Oval or in the Library. You can also grab dinner with friends in the city before AlumNight out or join students in the dining hall for a pay-at-the-door meal. 

7 - 10 p.m.

AlumNight out and '06 & '11 reunion celebrations
Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) - 1 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142
All alumni, faculty and staff
Join friends for drinks and appetizers in the city for a celebratory bash in honor of the class of 2011's 5-year reunion and the class of 2006's 10-year reunion! Special receptions will be held for the 5 and 10-year reunion classes as part of this all-alumni celebration. 

Sunday, September 18, 2016

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

Brunch & board games
Dining Hall, Campus Center
All alumni and students
You are welcome to join students in the Dining Hall for a traditional Sunday brunch with a twist: students will bring board games to play while you enjoy your meal.  

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Reinventing, reorienting and reflecting
All alumni
As we wrap up the weekend, a team of facilitators including professors Zhenya Zastavker and Jon Stolk will help you take time to reflect on your interactions with our community and the role your Olin experience has in your post-graduate life.