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ALUMNI & HOMECOMING WEEKEND

The Colorado School of Mines Alumni Weekend and Homecoming will be held September 27-29, 2018 and is packed with everything from alumni reunions, the Oredigger Challenge, sporting events, a homecoming parade, and much more!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH

7:00 p.m.
Homecoming Kick-off Lecture featuring Adam Savage
Lockridge Arena, Student Rec Center

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH

7:00 a.m.
Sunrise M Climb - Hop on the shuttle to the trailhead, then hike to the M. Meet at the Outdoor Rec Center at the corner of 17th & Elm Streets. 

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
All-Day Hospitality Suite & Check-in at the Starzer Welcome Center

9:00 a.m.
Welcome Breakfast - Enjoy a continental breakfast and Oredigger comradery.
Starzer Welcome Center

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Oredigger Video Booth
Alumni are valuable members of the Mines community, and your legacy is important to the university. During Homecoming, stop into the Oredigger Video Booth to share your favorite Mines memories
Starzer Welcome Center

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
MINES@150 Address with President Johnson | Learn how, together, we are going to elevate Mines to a top-of-mind, first-choice university for students, public and private partners, and faculty and staff.
Ballrooms A & B, Ben H. Parker Student Center

2:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Campus Tour with Student Ambassadors 
Join student ambassadors on this walking tour of campus to see how the campus has changed. 
Starzer Welcome Center

6:00 p.m.
Boots & Barrels: Alumni Party and Awards
Dine under the stars, take a photo with your class or organization and celebrate the accomplishments of fellow alumni.
North Intramural Fields 

8:00 p.m.
Bonfire - Join the student body for a bonfire and a lighting of the M ceremony.
Q Lot

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

8 a.m.
Inaugural Homecoming 5k Run 
Both runners and walkers of all ages are welcome (and even encouraged) to participate - bring the whole family! Enjoy 3.1 miles around the beautiful Mines campus with students, faculty and staff.
Starting line TBD

9:30 a.m.
Homecoming Parade 
Check out floats made by student organizations, the Mines marching band and other Oredigger spirit displays.
Illinois St. between 18th and Clear Creek 

10 a.m.
Homecoming Tailgate
 
Celebrate your Oredigger pride with fellow alumni. 
Q Lot

12 p.m.
Colorado Mesa vs. Mines Homecoming Football Game 
Harry Campbell Field at Marv Kay Stadium

5 p.m.
Westminster College vs. Volleyball
Lockridge Arena

50TH CLASS-SPECIFIC EVENTS:

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

6 p.m.
Boots & Barrels: Alumni Party and Awards

Dine under the stars, take class of 1968 photo and celebrate the accomplishments of fellow alumni.
North Intramural Fields  

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

8 a.m.
50th Class Breakfast with President and Mrs. Johnson

The President's Residence

9 a.m.
Judging the Parade

Lawn of the President's Residence 

6 p.m.
50th Class Dinner and Social 

Ben H. Parker Student Center Ballrooms