HOMECOMING & ALUMNI
WEEKEND

ALUMNI & HOMECOMING WEEKEND

The Colorado School of Mines Alumni Weekend and Homecoming will be held September 27-30, 2017 and is packed with everything from alumni reunions, the Oredigger Challenge, sporting events, a homecoming parade, and much more!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th

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

  • West doors (Elm St.) open at 6 p.m. and lecture begins at 7 p.m.
  • All alumni tickets available for pick up at will call windows on the Elm St. entrance

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Check-in
Starzer Welcome Center

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Coffee and Pastries with Alumni Faculty
Starzer Welcome Center

10:00 a.m. 
Experience Makerspaces
Location TBD
Learn from students and faculty about the areas on campus where innovative students can put their ideas into practice.

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

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
CoorsTek Hard Hat Grand Opening
CoorsTek Center
Get a sneak-peek at the newest building on campus. Closed-toe shoes, long pants and hard hats are required to go into the building.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH

7:00 a.m.
Sunrise M Climb
Outdoor Rec Center at the corner of 17th and Elm St.
Hop on the shuttle that will take you to the trailhead, then hike to the M (we won’t make you carry a rock).

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Check-in
Starzer Welcome Center

9:00 a.m. 
Coffee and Pastries Spotlighting Women of Mines
Starzer Welcome Center
Mingle with fellow alumni and students as we highlight the accomplishments and contributions that women have had at Mines.

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

3:30 p.m. 
Oredigger Challenge
Intramural Fields
Watch the students compete for bragging rights!

5:00 p.m. 
New Mexico Highlands vs. Women’s Soccer 
Stermole Soccer Stadium
Soccer alumni are invited to attend the alumni reunion weekend.

6:00 p.m.
Boots and Barrels: Alumni Party and Awards
North Intramural Fields
Dine under the stars and celebrate the accomplishments of fellow alumni.

7:30 p.m. 
Colorado Christian vs. Men’s Soccer
Stermole Soccer Stadium
Soccer alumni are invited to attend the alumni reunion weekend.

8:30 p.m. 
Bonfire
Q Lot
Join the student body for a bonfire and a lighting of the M ceremony.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH

8:00 a.m. 
50th Class Breakfast with President and Mrs. Johnson
The President’s Residence
A special breakfast for the Class of 1967.

9:00 a.m. 
Homecoming Parade
Illinois St. between 18th and Clear Creek
Check out the floats made by student organizations.

10:00 a.m.
Homecoming Tailgate
Q Lot
Celebrate your Oredigger pride with fellow alumni.

12:00 p.m.
Fort Lewis College vs. Mines Homecoming Football Game
Harry Campbell Field at Marv Kay Stadium

6:30 p.m.
Vanic: concert hosted by the Mines Activity Council
D Lot
Included in weekend package or $20 at the door if you choose a Saturday-only package.

6:30 p.m.
Vanic: concert hosted by the Mines Activity Council
D Lot
Included in weekend package or $20 at the door if you choose a Saturday-only package.

Evening
Class Reunion Dinners

Alumni & Class Reunions

All alumni are invited to come back to campus for Homecoming! Homecoming has something special for everyone. The following class years will also celebrate their class reunion over the weekend.

Golden Miners: Classes of 1966 and prior
65th Reunion: Class of 1952
50th Reunion: Class of 1967
40th Reunion: Class of 1977
25th Reunion: Class of 1992
10th Reunion: Class of 2007

Learn more about which classes will be celebrating here.

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