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SMU 50-Year Reunion

SMU 50-Year Reunion

Weekend Schedule

FRIDAY, MAY 19

REUNION CHECK-IN 10 A.M.
Please check in before 4 p.m. at the Loyd All-Sports Center. All tours depart from this location. Complimentary parking is available in the Meadows Parking Center.

RESIDENTIAL COMMONS TOUR 10:30 A.M.
Tour one of five new Residential Commons to see the transformation in student housing that brings live-in faculty and staff members, resident assistants and
other student leaders together to create communities of support through an integrated academic and residential experience.

SMU TENNIS COMPLEX TOUR 11:20 A.M.
View the 45,000-square-foot tennis complex, which opened in 2015. With six outdoor courts, six indoor courts, a viewing terrace, a training center, meeting and fitness rooms, athletics offices and more, this premier venue provides a competition-level facility for practice, training and tournament play.

OPTIONAL LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED BETWEEN TOURS- INSIDE HERITAGE HALL 12:15 P.M.

HAROLD CLARK SIMMONS HALL 3-D INTERACTIVE TOUR 1:30 P.M.
Come and see what “Avatar” is all about. View this 40,000-square-foot facility that houses a teaching design lab, student assessment lab, classrooms,
the Department of Teaching and Learning, and the Budd Center for the Involvement of Communities in Education. Join us as Teaching Lab Director Tony Cuevas engages the group in the Virtual Reality classroom. Seating is limited; register early.

CENTRAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES TOUR 2:30 P.M.
Tour the new Central University Libraries renovation, including the dramatic restoration of the Fondren Foundation Centennial Reading Room, Hillcrest Foundation Exhibit Hall, Caren H. Prothro Learning Commons and Collaborative Commons, complete with a Starbucks café.

DR. BOB SMITH HEALTH CENTER TOUR 3:30 P.M.
The late Dr. Bob Smith ’44 was a highly respected pediatrician, champion of health care services, active philanthropist and devoted SMU Mustang. In 2016 SMU opened the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, a state-of-the-art facility housing medical and counseling services and health education programs and services. Director Randy Jones will describe the work of the Center and how it provides care for students as they pursue their academic and personal goals.

MEADOWS MUSEUM TOUR 4:15 P.M.
Participate in a docent-guided tour of the Meadows Museum’s exceptional permanent collection of Spanish masterpieces and enjoy an exciting upcoming exhibit to be announced later this spring.

REUNION WEEKEND KICKOFF RECEPTION AT THE MEADOWS MUSEUM 5 P.M.
Join classmates and friends for a memorable kickoff to reunion weekend.

SATURDAY, MAY 20

COMMENCEMENT CHECK-IN AND REGALIA DISTRIBUTION 8 A.M.
To participate in SMU’s Commencement ceremony, please arrive by 8 a.m. Parking details will be provided with your registration confirmation.

THE 102ND ANNUAL SMU COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY 9 A.M.
The must-attend 50-year reunion tradition. Celebrate with SMU’s graduating Class of 2017 as your class is recognized by the University community in this official 90-minute ceremony at Moody Coliseum. Golden Mustang regalia and commemorative stoles will be provided to attendees. Commemorative stoles also may be purchased as a keepsake. Seating is available for spouses and guests.

’67 CLASS LUNCHEON AT THE GEORGE W. BUSH INSTITUTE 11:30 A.M.
Following SMU’s Commencement ceremony, enjoy a seated lunch where special Golden Mustang pins will be presented to symbolize your induction into this esteemed group of individuals celebrating more than 50 years as alumni.
Business casual attire. Complimentary self parking available.

CLASS OF ’67 REUNION DINNER AND DANCE AT THE ROSEWOOD MANSION ON TURTLE CREEK 7 P.M.
The weekend culminates with this memorable party featuring entertainment, a dinner buffet and complimentary valet parking.