The Class of 1963 is invited back to campus to celebrate their Golden Reunion and reconnect with classmates and reminisce about the years on "The Hill".

This special two-day event will include a Welcome Luncheon, a campus tour and an evening reception which will include induction into the Golden Tower Society. For the first time ever, our Golden graduates will have the opportunity to participate in the All University Commencement.

Begin your plans to attend this very special event:



FRIDAY, MAY 10TH
Noon - 1:30 pm
Welcome Luncheon

Join the University of Arkansas Chancellor Gearhart and other University staff for a special luncheon. Relax and enjoy a delicious lunch catered by Chartwells while you catch up with old friends. Come a little early and visit the UA Bookstore.


Arkansas Union
Sponsored by Butterfield Village
Dress is casual.
Participants can park in the Union Parking Deck and will be assigned a parking code to use.
1:45 - 3:45 pm
Campus Tour (Walking and Bus)

If you haven't been back to campus in a few years, you will be amazed to see how the campus has changed. Mike Macechko, Arkansas Alumni Association Executive Director Emeritus, will be your tour guide around the beautiful UA Campus.

We will begin the tour walking and then buses will take you to the outer part of campus.
Golf carts will be available for transportation for those that may need some additional assistance during the walking tour.
Dress: Casual and wear comfortable shoes
3:45 pm
Return to Union
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Free Time

Go back to your hotel, relax and get ready for the 50th Reunion Reception!
5:30 - 7:00 pm
50th Reception

Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House - Boyer Hall

A reception will be held in your honor to celebrate your Golden Reunion and induct you into the Golden Tower Society. Graham Stewart, Arkansas Alumni Association Executive Director, John Reap, Arkansas Alumni Association National Board President, and members of the National Board will be in attendance to join you in this milestone celebration.

Reunion Reception Sponsored by: Butterfield Village
Dress: Semi Formal
Parking: Limited parking will be available behind the Alumni House and on the South side near Alumni Alley. Additional parking can be found in Lot 44. Golf carts will be available to transport you to the Alumni House from Lot 44.

SATURDAY, MAY 11TH

8:45 am

All University Commencement

Bud Walton Arena

All Golden Graduates participating in the All University Commencement should be seated in the reserved area by 8:30 am.

Dress: Cap and Gown

Parking: Participants can park in Lot 56 (close to Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd). For those that have special needs, golf carts will be available to transport you to Bud Walton Arena.

After the All University Commencement, you are welcome to attend your individual colleges commencement. Click here to view.


***Cap and gowns can be picked up at the Janelle Y. Hembree House after the reception

 

Information Packet

You will receive a packet of information about Fayetteville when you check-in but you may click here to to view their website so you can begin to plan your trip. Experience Fayetteville - The vacation, recreation and sport capital of Northwest Arkansas.

While you are here you may also want to visit our very own Crystal Bridges. There will be a Norman Rockwell exhibit that you won't want to miss. The cost to view the Norman Rockwell exhibit is $12 per person. There is no fee to view the permanent collection. For more information about Crystal Bridges and reserving your tickets, click here: Crystal Bridges Museum







Registration Deadline
is April 18th!

Let us help you find
the perfect place to stay.


Tell us what you've
been up to so we can share it
with your classmates.
All recipients will receive a copy
of the memory book.


It's never too late to order your official University of Arkansas ring.
A tradition since 2002!


Help us to locate our
lost alumni in time for the reunion.


For more information, send
email to
50thReunion@arkansasalumni.org