Homecoming Weekend 2013
Join us for the UMSI Homecoming Weekend: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 3-5, 2013! We're also offering seats in classes for alumni all week (Oct. 2-8), plus webcasts for you - see below.
Thursday, October 3
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: Lunch at North Quad - Participate in a lively discussion with faculty and alumni engaged with libraries of today.
Friday, October 4
8:30am - 1:00pm: Alumni Society Board meeting - All UMSI alumni are invited to discuss the School of Information and its 2013-14 initiatives.
1:30pm - 3:00pm: Faculty lecture - Associate professor Cliff Lampe knows why you must monitor and manage your social media brand. Come find out!
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Reception and awards presentation - Come honor fellow alumni award winners and mingle with UMSI faculty, staff, and students.
Saturday, October 5
12:30pm: Go Blue tailgate
3:30pm: Michigan vs. Minnesota football game
Sit in on UMSI classes!
During homecoming week (Oct. 2-8), we offer seats in dozens of classes to alumni (and to U-M undergraduate students interested in our BSI program). We also webcast UMSI classes daily to give you a feel for what students are learning. The webcasts are free to stream.
Football tickets: Tickets are $75 each and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a limit of four tickets per UMSI alumna/us.
Tailgate ticket details:
- Location: Indoor Track Building
- Ticket price: $40
- Complete buffet included
- Entertainment features include U-M student performance groups, the Michigan Marching Band, and cheerleaders
Hotel rooms: If you need hotel accommodations during homecoming weekend, you should reserve early. Rooms go fast! A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for UMSI alumni at the Holiday Inn on Plymouth Road near US 23. Call 1-888-233-0353 by September 3 and specify the "UMSI Homecoming Reunion" room block. The room rate is $239.99/night and a two night (Friday/Saturday) stay is required.
An RSVP is requested for all events. To RSVP, request football and/or tailgate tickets, or for questions, please contact Kelly Roan at email@example.com or call 734-763-2281.