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Each year in June, more than 650 Ripon alumni and guests make their way back to campus to celebrate Alumni Weekend with friends old and new.

In 2021, Alumni Weekend has been postponed until August 6-8 on campus, with some virtual events leading up to the event.This August, the schedule includes both 2020 and 2021 Class Reunions, and options for campus tours, socials, activities, reminiscences and plenty of time to explore campus and connect with each other. Some of our finest scholars and student-athletes will be honored with a Distinguished Alumni Citation, Outstanding Young Alumni Award or induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Online registration is now open!


Alumni Weekend 2021 Schedule
Wednesday, August 4 | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.*Class Gatherings
Friday, August 6 | 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Registration Hub - Center for Career and Professional Development, Lower Level, Pickard Commons
Friday, August 6 | 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.That Was Then Alumni Storytelling - Zoom meeting live from Kresge Little Theatre, East Hall
Friday, August 6 | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Lunch and Wine Tasting - Vines and Rushes Winery, Hwy E, Ripon
Friday, August 6 | 2 p.m.Prairie Walk with Professor of Biology Emeritus Skip WIttler - Meet at Ceresco Conservatory Trailhead, west of the Willmore Center, or follow along virtually via Zoom.
Friday, August 6 | 5 p.m.1851 Awards Dinner and Program - Main Dining Room, Pickard Commons
Friday, August 6 | 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.All Alumni Social - The Fire Pit outside of The Spot
Saturday, August 7 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registration Hub - Center for Career and Professional Development, Lower Level, Pickard Commons
Saturday, August 7 | 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Continental Breakfast - Lower Level, Pickard Commons
Saturday, August 7 | 8:30 a.m.Rally Run-Walk - Meet outside of The Spot
Saturday, August 7 | 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.R Connections Webinar with Dr. Bob Wallace reflecting on 42 Years of Teaching at Ripon College - Zoom Webinar live from Bear Auditorium in Farr Hall
Saturday, August 7 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.R Connections Webinar with Dr. Julia Meyers-Manor shares How to Speak Fluent Dog - Zoom Webinar live from Todd Wehr 104
Saturday, August 7 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Choose Your Own Adventure Lunch - Downtown Ripon
Saturday, August 7 | 1:30 p.m.Alumni Town Hall & Reunion Gift Celebration - Main Dining Room, Pickard Commons
Saturday, August 7 | 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Greek Alumni Meet-Up - Memorial Lawn Tent
Saturday, August 7 | 4 p.m.Class of 1975 and 1976 Jeopardy Game - Heritage Room, Pickard Commons
Saturday, August 7 | 4:30 p.m.All Alumni March and Welcoming of the Class of 2020 and 2021 - Meet in front of Todd Wehr Hall
Saturday, August 7 | 5 p.m.Classes of 1970 and 1971 50th Golden R Club Induction
Golden R Club Reunion -
Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union
Saturday, August 7 | 6 p.m.2020 and 2021 Reunion Celebration Party - Various Upper Campus Tents (Rainsite: Pickard Commons)
Saturday, August 7 | 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.All Alumni Party - The Spot and Memorial Lawn Tent
Sunday, August 8 | 7:30 a.m.Outside Yoga and Meditation - Location TBA
Sunday, August 8 | 8:30 a.m.Service of Remembrance - Pickard Dining Room, Pickard Commons
Sunday, August 8 | 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Brunch - Main Dining Room, Pickard Commons
Sunday, August 8 | 11:00 a.m.Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony - Harwood Memorial Union Lawn (Rainsite: Willmore Center)
*Virtual event only for August 3, August 4 and August 5 events.


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