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Greek Alumni Weekend

Greek Alumni Weekend

Homecoming Weekend 2017

September 29 - October 1


Enjoy a weekend celebrating your alma mater while connecting with fellow Greek alumni. The weekend is designed to include all alumni (and guests) with a variety of events. Information about the schedule, ticketing, accommodations, attire, donations, and more are listed below.

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Schedule:

 

Friday, September 29

  • Networking Mixer: Come meet with current members of the Greek community and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar of beer and wine.
    • Location: The Cabin (Davies Center 170)
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 pm.
    • This event is ticketed. Tickets assist with event numbers and to help support the event. Ticketing information is listed below.
    • Attire is casual to business causal.


Saturday, September 30

  • Homecoming Parade: Celebrate a Homecoming tradition as an alumni collective in your own sectioned off area along the parade route.
    • Location: Blocked off section on First Avenue
    • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Attire is casual and hopefully in letters.

  • Alumni Tent: Tailgate before the Homecoming football game while enjoying food, beer, and connecting with fellow UW-Eau Claire alumni
    • Location: Carson Park parking lot
    • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Attire is casual and hopefully in letters.

  • Alumni Reception: Enjoy a more formal event that is open to only Greek alumni and their guests.  It is designed to allow alumni to continue to connect and will include hors d'oeuvres and a full cash bar.
    • Location: Dakota Ballroom (Davies Center 340)
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    • This event is ticketed. Tickets assist with event numbers and to help support the event. Ticketing information is listed below.
    • Attire is business casual or badge attire.

Sunday, October 1


 

  • Alumni Brunch: Enjoy a brunch buffet to close out the weekend with your fellow alums.
  • Location: Dakota Ballroom (Davies Center 340)
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • This event is ticketed. Tickers assist with event numbers and to help support the event. Ticketing information is listed below.
  • Attire is casual.

  • Optional Tours: Explore the student center and campus to discover more about the changing campus community.
  • Location: Meet in Dakota Ballroom (Davies Center 340)
  • Time: 1:00 p.m.

Ticketing:

 

To help with event expenses and to have an accurate head count, three of the weekend's events will be ticketed, for $10 apiece.  Within our ticketing system, they are set up as four different events: the whole weekend, the networking mixer, the alumni reception, and the alumni brunch. You are able to select which events you would like to attend within this system. Tickets are available from August 4th through September 20th and can be purchased online through our Service Center or via telephone 1-800-949-UWEC (8932).

Parking:

For all events held in the W.R. Davies Center, parking is free on the weekend and after 3pm on Fridays.  Please look at the campus parking map to review your parking options.

 

Hotels:

There are a variety of hotels located close to the events and the newly revitalized downtown.  A few options include:

  • The Lismore Hotel
  • 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire, WI, 54701
  • 1-715-835-8888
  • About 7 minutes to campus

  • The Oxbow Hotel
  • 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire, WI, 54701
  • 1-844-692-6932
  • About 7 minutes to campus

  • Staybridge Suites
  • 1515 Bluestem Blvd., Altoona, WI, 54720
  • 1-877-238-8889
  • About 12 minutes to campus

  • Fairfield Inn
  • 1666 Princeton Crossing, Eau Claire, WI, 54703
  • 1-715-831-1000
  • About 11 minutes to campus

Donations:

Often times alumni are looking for ways to contribute to their alma mater communities.  Within the ticket system, there will be an option to donate to the current Greek community to assist with such things as:

  • Dues
  • Conference Travel
  • Leadership Conference Attendance
  • Retreats
  • Ritual Equipment
  • Recruitment Efforts
  • And much more!

All donations will be available to the Greek community as they apply to use the funds.  We hope you consider donating to help support our community!

Contact:

This event is sponsored by the Activities, Involvement and Leadership Office at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. If you have any additional questions about this event, please contact Katy Rand at randka@uwec.edu or 715-836-4803.

We hope you will join us for this inaugural event!