REVISIT. REDISCOVER. RECONNECT.
Alumni Weekend returns this June and we have an awesome lineup of activities and events this year to help you revisit, reconnect, and rediscover UC San Diego, on campus and around town. Whether you live nearby, or are coming from across the country, we invite you to bring family and loved ones to spend a long weekend with fellow Tritons.
You’ll be awe-struck when you learn what your fellow alumni have been up to!
Check out our event listings below and start planning for an amazing Alumni Weekend!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 | 4:30-7 pm | The Loft, Price Center East
Free for Alumni, $5 General Ticket
Put your years of Googling and watching Jeopardy! to the test, and join friends and fellow alumni for our first-ever Alumni Weekend Triton Trivia Night, hosted at the Loft. Compete for prizes and bragging rights and feed your brain with facts, and fuel up with drinks specials and other refreshments.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2 | 6 - 8 pm | STUDENT SERVICES CENTER
Free for Alumni & Guests
Alumni across the country are loving UC San Diego & You, our inspiring faculty discussion series, and we’re excited to offer this event on campus for Alumni Weekend. Join campus leadership and fellow Tritons to hear from distinguished faculty who will share their passion projects and groundbreaking, brilliant work, from genetics and geography to language and literacy. Learn about the newest research while connecting with Tritons in your career field. Between UC San Diego and you, we’re changing the world.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3 | 6 pm | PETCO PARK
Regular: $40 General Ticket, $30 for Children 12 and under
Complimentary admission to children under 36" in height.
Summer means baseball, and we’re excited to host a special evening at Petco Park for Alumni Weekend to watch the San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies. Tritons will have exclusive access to the park’s coolest new social space in right-center field, inspired by local lifestyle and scenery, sponsored by Sun Diego Boardshops. Enjoy tasty ballpark fare and root for the home team with your family and friends!
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: Ever wanted to throw out the first pitch at an MLB game? This is your chance – when you purchase your tickets, you are entered into our sweepstakes, and one lucky Triton will be randomly selected to test out their throwing arm on the field!
JUNE 4, 2016 | 10:30 am - 2:30 pm | SUN GOD LAWN
Regular: $20 for 1st adult registrant and $5 for each additional
*Free for children 5 & under*
Don't miss Camp Sun God, a new fun family experience created especially for Alumni Weekend. Tritons of all ages will love this experiential learning event filled with arts and crafts, hands-on activities, live music under the Sun God, a storytelling circle, a camp-inspired lunch, and more, offered by various campus departments. Reserve your spot today and check back for a full list of activities soon.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4 | 6 - 10 pm | RIMAC Arena
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The 38th year of this special event will honor five notable Tritons who are beyond brilliant. Whether you’re a fan of Game of Thrones or interested in climate change, striving to break glass ceilings or interpret genetic code, or dreaming of a Nobel Prize, this year’s Alumni Celebration honorees provide inspiration and awe for everyone.
This year’s distinguished alumni include Nobel Prize winner Bruce Beutler, ’76; Naval oceanographer Rear Admiral Timothy Gallaudet; and City of San Diego Council President Sherri Lightner, ’72, M.S. ’78. We also will recognize emerging alumni, writer and language creator David Peterson, M.A. ’05, known for his work with the hit HBO series Game of Thrones; and entrepreneur Ashley Van Zeeland, MBA ’12, Head of Pediatric Business, Human Longevity, Inc.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5 | 11 am - 1 pm | FACULTY CLUB
General Ticket: $25 each
Complimentary event registration for UC San Diego alumni volunteers and a guest.
Alumni Weekend wouldn’t be complete without our annual True Triton Brunch, hosted at the Faculty Club, to honor alumni volunteers who have shown substantial commitment to our university, through service. Check back for our announcement of the awardees.