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Date/Time Event Location
Thursday October 11, 2018
5:00 p.m. Clare Boothe Luce Lecture: Molecular Biophysics in Drug Discovery - Alumna Elizabeth Reisinger Sprague Serafy Hall, SB Hall
9 p.m. - Midnight TGIT - The student event offering live music continues - Thank Goodness It's Thursday. Alumni are welcome to join the party! Both beer and non alcoholic drinks served.  The Rathskeller
6:30 p.m. Lamberti's + Due Santi Wine Tasting - The Due Santi team is pairing a full course dinner and UD wine at Lamberti's Ristorante in Irving! Register online, pay at the door. Lamberti's is owned by David Lamberti, BA '01 and member of the UD Nat'l Alumni Board. $100/person.  Off campus, Lamberti's Ristorante & Wine Bar | 7701 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving
Friday, October 12, 2018
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Registration Table Open - Pick up meal tickets and class reunions passes J.M. Haggar University Center
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Climb the Tower The Mall
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Bouncehouses- Children 10 and younger The Mall
Noon - 2 p.m. Student Led Walking Tours of Campus (every hour on the hour) Meet at the Visitors Center, inside J.M. Haggar University Center
All Day Open Classes - vary by professors on volunteer basis Various Locations
2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Seminar: “The Administrative State: Past and Present.” Keynote speaker: Judge Edith Jones (U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals); also talks by Drs. Tiffany Miller and David Upham of UD’s Politics Dept. CLE credit available for lawyers. More info Here: More Info Here Serafy Room, SB Hall
5 - 7:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner - Outdoor dinner for students, families and alumni. Cash Bar available till 10 p.m. The Mall
6 - 9 p.m. Golden Crusaders Dinner - seated dinner celebrating Golden Crusaders 50th Class Reunion - alumni from the class of 1968 and earlier are invited. Registration required. Cardinal Farrell Hall, 2nd Floor, Catholic Foundation Board Room
6-10 p.m Cornhole Tournament - Alumni Led Fundraiser for Sand Volleyball Court Tower Field
6 - 9 p.m. M.F.A. and B.A. Open Art Studios: The University of Dallas Art Students will be working in their studios and also mounting an exhibit of their projects held in the Upper Gallery. Visitors are invited to explore their work and studios and ask any questions. In addition, we will offer a scavenger hunt through the art village with prizes awarded. Come and join us in the Art Village for refreshments and to view the work our most recent artists are producing. Haggerty Art Village
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Dallas Ministry Conference Reception- Join Dean Ted Whapham, Ph.D. at the welcome reception for all Ministry Conference alumni and visitors. Business attire.  Dallas Marriott Las Colinas 
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Gupta College of Business Dean's Reception - Join Dean Landry and Gupta Business faculty and alumni. Business attire.  SB Hall 3rd Fl. Atrium
7 - 9 p.m. Haggerty Observatory Open: The Physics Department hosts the Astronomy Observatory Open House. Haggerty Science Center
6 - 9 p.m. The Physics Department hosts this family friendly event that is sure to teach visitors at any age! Hands on physics activities will be held for families at the same time as the Observatory Open House. Haggerty Science Center, Rm. 4
8 - 10 p.m. Live Music The Mall
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9 - 11 a.m. UD Cross Country Team Invitation Meet Lacrosse Field
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Registration Table Open J.M. Haggar University Center
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Bouncehouses Open, Climb the Tower The Mall
10 a.m. - Noon A special coffee and open house reception and artist talk exclusively for UD alumni at the Irving Arts Center featuring Lyle Novinski Exhibition: A Life in Art. Lyle Novinski, professor emeritus of art at University of Dallas, has been in Irving for over 50 years, teaching and making art. This exhibition, organized by the Irving Arts Center, highlights the work produced during his long career as well as his seminal role in developing and shaping the art program at UD and his contributions as a designer of liturgical spaces. Show open Sept 22 – Nov 11 | Main Gallery. IRVING ARTS CENTER, City of Irving – Dept. of Arts & Culture 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 300, Irving, TX 75062
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch at Lamberti's Ristorante
Take a moment to do nothing, except hang out with friends and family from the UD community.  An "unofficial" moment to catch up during Family Alumni weekend with some great Italian food and drink.  An exceptional wine list, heavy on off the beaten path Italian selections representing all regions of Italy.  Don't worry, there is also a full bar, good beer selections and tasty snacks for kids and adults alike. Payment taken by Lamberti's. 
Off campus, Lamberti's Ristorante & Wine Bar | 7701 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Student Led Walking Tours of Campus (every hour on the hour). Meet at the registration table J.M. Haggar University Center
Noon - 1 p.m. State of UD Luncheon with Interim President John Plotts, Ed.D., and Provost Jonathan J. Sanford, Ph.D. Haggar Café
 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.  Book Club ft. Dr. Richard Olenick, Rules of Civility by Amor Towles  Cardinal Farrell Hall -Room 207
2 - 7 p.m. University Theater 50th Anniversary Celebration: Meet and greet with Pat and Judy Kelly, professors emeriti and
founders of the UD Drama program • Production slideshow of
more than 50 years of UD theater • Sneak peek of the “Skin of
Our Teeth” set in the MJT and the new Drama Building. *reception begins at 5:30pm*
Drama Building and Anselm
2 p.m. Rugby Game - food and drink available for purchase McNab Rugby Pitch
4 - 5:30 p.m. Margaritas & More Parent's Reception: Parents of current students are encouraged to meet each other and enjoy margaritas, beer, lemonade, chips and salsa. Students of current parents are welcome. SB Hall, Room 122
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Due Santi Wine Tasting (Limited seating available) : Everything you want to know about the University of Dallas Wine Program at Due Santi. We will address the myths and better understand what we are doing at Due Santi with our wine and what it is important to the University, to the students, and to Italy. Due Santi is new on the market and the quality level continues to flourish under new vineyard management and exceptional vintages. We will taste all the wine produced to date and leave with a better understanding of where we are going and how this project generates revenue for UD. Catholic Foundation Board Room, Cardinal Farrell Hall
7 - 10 p.m.

Class Reunions - Registration required.

Due to inclement weather, all outdoor reunions will relocate to Haggar Cafeteria. See registration table for any questions. 

Various Campus Locations
  1978 - Class Host: Mary Helen Schlesinger Gorman Faculty Lounge
  1988 - Class Hosts: Charlie Baumann, Paul Rydberg, Stephanie Bascon, Anne Hoelscher Cardinal Farrell Hall, 2nd Floor, Catholic Foundation Board Room
  1973, 1983, 1993 Rathskeller & Haggar Patios (1st and 2nd floor)


2003 Class Host, Callie Ewing

2008 Class Host, Sean McCrory


Capp Bar Lawns and Tower Mall
Sunday, October 14, 2018
9 a.m. Farewell Mass & Donuts Church of the Incarnation