Alumni Weekend 2018 Schedule of Events

Friday, June 8, 2018

9:00am – 9:00pm

Registration and Accommodations
North Campus Residence Hall, 1st floor
Pick up name tags, event tickets, and room keys.

Opens at 9:30am

Reunion Headquarters and Hospitality Room
North Campus Residence Hall, Great Room, 2nd floor
The Reunion Headquarters and Hospitality Room is a meeting place to catch-up with fellow RWU alumni. Find you reunion banner (classes ending in 3's and 8's) and check out your yearbook photo! Grab a marker and leave a message.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Lower level of the Commons
The bookstore will be open for alumni to stock-up on RWU apparel and merchandise. There will be a 25% off in-store coupon to apply to your entire purchase of clothing and giftware only. A 50% discount will be available on all clearance clothing.  Barnes & Noble will be offering a free Alumni Weekend 2018 t-shirt for the first 48 RWU alumnicustomers who purchase at least $10.00 at the bookstore.

11:00am – 5:00pm

12th Annual Ray Cordeiro Alumni Golf Classic ($)
Montaup Country Club, 500 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI
Shuttles will be available from North Campus Residence Hall beginning at 10:30 am.  Registration will begin at 11:00 am at club with 12:00 pm shotgun start. The first 20 to register will have their names entered into a drawing to win a RWU sweatshirt.

11:00am – 7:00pmCampus Recreation Center
The Fitness Center
Swimming Pool (11am- 1pm and 4pm-6:30pm) are available for Alumni Weekend participants.
 

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Waterfront Recreation Service
Kayaks are available for Alumni Weekend participants or just enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shell path.

12:00pm - 2:00pm

 Lunch ($)
 Upper Commons

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Clam Cakes and Chowder Reception ($)
 Tent adjacent to the North Campus Residence Hall

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lobster or Steak Dinner ($)
Tent adjacent to the North Campus Residence Hall

9:00 pm -1:00 am

Shuttles to Bristol ($)
Shuttles will run on the ½ hour from North Campus Residence Hall at walkway to the Judge Roy Bean at corner of State and Thames Street.

9:00 pm – 10:30 pmCheers to the Class of 2013 - 5th Year Reunion! ($)
Judge Roy Bean – Downtown Bristol
Calling all alumni from the Class of 2013!  Catch the shuttle downtown to meet your classmates at ‘The Bean’ for food, drinks, and fun reliving the good ole’ days!

Saturday, June 9, 2018

9:00am – 7:00pm

Registration and Accommodations
North Campus Residence Hall, 1st floor
Pick up name tags, event tickets and room keys.

Opens at 9:00am

Reunion Headquarters and Hospitality Room
North Campus Residence Hall, Great Room, 2nd floor
The Reunion Headquarters and Hospitality Room is a meeting place to catch-up with fellow RWU alumni. Find you reunion (classes ending in 3's and 8's) and check out your yearbook photo! 

8:00 am - 10:00 amAlumni Breakfast Buffet ($)
Upper Commons Dining Hall

9:00am – 4:00pm

Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Lower level of The Commons
The bookstore will be open for alumni to stock-up on RWU apparel and merchandise. There will be a 25% off in-store coupon to apply to your entire purchase of clothing and giftware only. A 50% discount will be available on all clearance clothing.  Barnes & Noble will be offering a free Alumni Weekend 2017 t-shirt to the first 48 RWU alumnicustomers who purchase at least $10.00 at the bookstore.

9:00 am – 10:00 am (Tour I)
10:00 am – 11:00 am (Tour II)

Walking Tours of Campus with Scott Yonan ’77
Both tours will leave from North Campus Residence Hall

10:00am

Morning Run
Meet outside Campus Recreation Center

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Campus Recreation Center
The Fitness Center
Swimming Pool (11am- 1pm and 4pm-6:30pm) are available for Alumni Weekend participants. 

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Waterfront Recreation Service
Kayaks are available for Alumni Weekend participants or just enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shell path.

12:00 pm – 1:30pm

Southern BBQ ($)
Tent adjacent to the North Campus Residence Hall
Bring your flannel and your bib!  We’re getting saucy with Southern Style cuisine. It’s a guaranteed smokin’ good time. Special Presentation by Admissions.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Theatre Alumni Gathering
The Barn
Come back to the Barn for a relaxing gathering with your fellow alumni. Enjoy some light refreshments as you share stories of your favorite professors, relive unforgettable moments from London, and create some new memories in your home away from home. 

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 Field Day Festivities
Tent adjacent to the North Campus Residence Hall
Come join in the fun - obstacle course inflatable, bounce house, can jam, corn hole, volleyball and much more.                      

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Beer and Wine Tasting ($)
Tent adjacent to the North Campus Residence Hall

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Alumni Awards Ceremony
North Campus Residence Hall, Great Room
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of three amazing alumni. These outstanding individuals will be recognized with the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus/na of the Year Award, the Alumni Service Award, Young Alumni Achievement Award and the Class Leadership Award.

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Newport Polo Match ($)
Newport International Polo Grounds & Pavilion at Glen Farm – 250 Linden Ln., Portsmouth, RI
Dating back more than 130 years in Newport, the polo matches are one of Newport’s grandest & most popular traditions, a living legacy from the Gilded Age, and open to the public. Audiences of several thousand spectators enjoy the contests against international teams, as well as teams representing major U.S. cities, playing against the home team every Saturday. 
Shuttle leaves from North Campus Residence Hall at 3:00 pm
Shuttle leaves Newport Polo Grounds at 7:00 pm

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Rogerita Fiesta ($)
Tent adjacent to the North Campus Residence Hall
Fajitas, margaritas, salt and lime - that's right, it's Rogerita time. All class years celebration. Live music by Gooseberry Road with alumni Bruce Kittell '73 and John "Skip" Del Sesto '74. Special Presentation by Admissions.

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Class of 2013 Reception ($)
Bready Center
The Class of 2013 will enjoy a casual evening with a beautiful view of the water with delicious food, live music by Jay Proctor Band and making new memories at RWU!

10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Karaoke with Party Life DJ
North Campus Residence Hall, Great Room
Prepare those vocal chords so you can impress your friends with your own rendition of “Baby Got Back.”  We’ll have all you need to sing the night away!

9:00 pm – 1:00 am

Shuttles to Bristol ($)
Shuttles will run on the ½ hour from North Campus Residence Hall at walkway to the Judge Roy Bean at corner of State and Thames Street.

12:00 am – 1:30 am

Late Night Party
North Campus Residence Hall, Great Room
Enjoy pizza, chicken fingers and macaroni and cheese

Sunday, June 10, 2018

8:00am- 10:00am

Room Check-Out
North Campus Residence Hall, 1st Floor


8:00 am – 10:00 am

Alumni Breakfast Buffet ($)
Upper Commons Dining Hall

Local Happenings:

Friday, June 8, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

AA Meeting 
RI Veteran’s Home
480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI  02809
 School of Art, Architecture, and historic Preservation (SAAHP Student Exhibition Gallery
The SAAHP students invite you to view their work throughout the SAAHP building and Gallery during Alumni Weekend. SAAHP is committed to balance between creation and conservation, aesthetic and technical pursuits, national and international perspectives, individual exploration and community involvement, classroom and lifelong learning. Please visit the Gallery in your leisure time.