UCSD Alumni

Alumni Weekend 2016
Alumni Weekend 2016
Alumni Weekend 2016
Alumni Weekend 2016
RSS Feed  


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

Compete for prizes (and even better, bragging rights) when you put your knowledge to the test on a variety of topics, from history and movies to all things UC San Diego. Fuel your brain with complimentary appetizers and drink specials at our first-ever Triton Trivia Night during the annual Alumni Weekend. Get your team of smarties ready.

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.

Regular: $40 General Ticket, $30 for Children 12 and under
Complimentary admission to children under 36" in height.

Inspired by San Diego's beach lifestyle, the Sun Diego Beach and The Craft Pier presented by Ballast Point is the newest group space at Petco Park! Positioned in right-center field, this multi-level space is ideal for game day mingling and social interaction. Features include a front row drink rail with approximately 25 fixed seats on each level (2), high top tables positioned throughout the social space, and much more! Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. ALL GUESTS will have additional access to Park at the Park.

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016 | 10:30 am - 2:30 pm | SUN GOD LAWN
Regular: $20 for 1st adult registrant and $5 for each additional adult/child
*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. For a full list of the day's activities click on the "More Info" button below.

SATURDAY, JUNE 4 | 6 - 10 pm | RIMAC Arena
Click "More Info" for ticket & table pricing

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, Chief Technology Officer, 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.

Dr. Bruce Beutler '76 Lecture: The New Forward Genetics
Friday, June 3 | 4 - 5 p.m.
Medical Education & Telemedicine Building

Learn more
An Afternoon with David Peterson, M.A. '05
Friday, June 3 | 3 - 5 p.m.
Forum (4th Floor Price Center East)

Learn more
McNair Alumni Reunion
Friday, June 3 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Natural Science Building, Revelle College

Learn more

Global Policy & Strategy (GPS) Salsa Saturday
Saturday, June 4 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
GPS Courtyard and Robinson Auditorium

Learn more
Electrical & Computer Engineering Alumni Day
Saturday, June 4

Learn more

Rainbow Grad
Saturday, June 4 | 4 - 6 p.m.
UC San Diego Faculty Club

Learn more
Open House at Groundwork Bookstore
Saturday, June 4 | 3 - 5 p.m.
UCSD Student Center

Groundwork Bookstore Collective and the UCSD Co-ops and Collectives Alumni invite you!

FAQ & Travel

Where should I stay? Where can I park? Where can I eat? How do i get to...? Find some of your answers here.

Geico Footer Ad