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Class of 1968 50-year reunion

Event Date: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 9:45am to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
University of Minnesota, Morris

Classmates, friends, faculty, and staff are invited to return to campus for the Class of 1968 50-Year Reunion at Homecoming 2018, on September 21-23. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 21

All day: help us celebrate the start of Homecoming weekend with your best UMM apparel!
All day: Visit classrooms as guests. To schedule a visit, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or 320-589-6066. We are happy to assist you in finding a class that fits with your interest, career experience, or major while at UMM.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cougar Athletic Garage Sale, P.E. Center
TBD Informal Science and Math Alumni Reunion
3 p.m. Celebration of A Model for Living and Learning, the campaign for the University of Minnesota, Morris, and Dedication of the Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center (cocktail attire suggested) Please RSVP for this event using included registration form.
4:00 p.m. Reception, Student Center
5 p.m. Social hour
6 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Award and Cougar Hall of Fame Homecoming Banquet, Oyate Hall. Please RSVP for this event using included registration form.
8 p.m. Dessert and Drinks

Saturday, September 22

All day Class of 1968 50th Reunion
9:30 a.m. UMMAA Board Meeting (Welcome Center 122)
10 a.m. Men’s Basketball Alumni Game and Reunion
10 a.m. Women’s Basketball Alumni Game and Reunion
10 a.m. Softball Alumni Game and Reunion
10 a.m. Green Tour
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Cougar Athletic Garage Sale, P.E. Center
10-4 p.m. Campus Bookstore Open
All day: Admissions Visit Day. Visit with prospective UMM students and their families and guests.
10:15 a.m. Campus Tour
11 a.m. Tailgate, Big Cat Stadium
11:30 Alumni, Staff, Faculty, and Students Pie-eating Contest, Big Cat Stadium
12:00 p.m. Football Game v. Iowa Wesleyan
Annual Residence Halls Tug-O-War Contest, Big Cat Stadium, 30 minutes immediately following the game
TBD Reception for Marty Hoffmann ’05, Cougar Head Football Coach
TBD Women’s Soccer Game and 20th Anniversary Event
TBD Men’s Soccer vs. Northland College
TBD Library tour and archives open
4 p.m. Homecoming Concert, Recital Hall, Humanities Fine Arts
5:30 p.m. 1968 50th reunion reception, Oyate Hall, Student Center
6:30 p.m. 1968 50th reunion gathering, Oyate Hall, Alumni room

Sunday, September 23
11:30 a.m. Flag Raising (Tug Lake) Winner of the Residence Halls Tug-O-War Contest (weather permitting)
12:30 p.m. Cougar Baseball Alumni Game and Reunion

ACCOMMODATIONS: Hotel rooms book quickly in the fall, so make your reservations early!
*Grandstay Hotel and Suites, 320-585-4000
*Hotel 200, 320-589-3030
*Super 8 Motel, 320-589-8888
Morris Motel: 320-589-1212
Grandstay Hotel and Suites (Glenwood Location): 320-334-3700
America’s Best Value Inn in Glenwood: 320-634-5105
Country Inn (Benson): 320-843-4395
Cedar Inn of Starbuck: 320-239-4300
*A block of rooms has been reserved under 1968 50th Reunion

Registration and more information coming soon.