Schedule of Events

Friday, June 2nd
   All events at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL

  • Connect with Impact: Networking Reception & 4th Annual Harris Alumni Awards
    5:30 p.m., Doors open
    6:30 p.m., Program begins

    Network with former classmates and the 2017 Alumni Awardees, then celebrate the recipients of the Rising Star and Career Achievement during the Awards Presentation.
  • Connect with Classmates: Reunion Dinners (Class of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2016)
    7:30 p.m., Class Photos
    8:00 p.m., Reunion class dinners

Saturday, June 3rd
   All events on campus

  • Connect with Leadership: Open Alumni Council Meeting
    9:00 – 10:30 a.m., Ida Noyes Hall, West Lounge, 1212 E. 59th St
    Attend and participate in the Harris Alumni Council’s Annual Meeting.
  • Connect with Community: Brunch and Welcome
       11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor, 1212 E. 59th St
    Join students, staff and faculty for a Harris community-wide brunch and welcome remarks by Colm O'Muircheartaigh, Professor and former Dean of Harris Public Policy.
  • Connect with Innovation: UnCommon Core Presentation by Professor Ariel Kalil
    1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Max P Theater, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E 59th St
    Professor Ariel Kalil will present "Unleashing Children's Potential: The Power of Innovative Policy"
  • Connect with Campus: Tours and Beer Garden
    Keller Center Tours: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1307 E. 60th St.
    Beer Garden: 1
    :00 – 4:00 p.m., Main Quad Tent, 58th St & University Ave

    Take a tour of the future home of Harris, the Keller Center. Tours are limited and guests must sign up separately here. Then, enjoy the afternoon at the Baderbrau Beer Garden, part of the University’s Alumni Weekend celebration on the main quad.
  • Connect with Student Leaders: HSO Alumni Reception and Student Leadership Accolades
    3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Harris Courtyard, 1155 E. 60th St.
    Join Harris student organizations for a reception and ceremony to recognize recipients of Harris Accolades, student-selected awards honoring students and faculty.


Do you plan to attend any central University Alumni Weekend activities?

If you plan to attend any activities hosted by central University Alumni Weekend, you must register for those events seperately at Such activities include UChicaGO Party, Fun Run, Wine Tasting, Family Festival, other UnCommon Core sessions not hosted by Harris, etc.

Check-In for central University activities: If you register for events hosted by central University Alumni Weekend, you will need to check-in seperately on the Main Quad. Your Harris name badge will not allow you acess to central Univeristy Alumni Weekend activities, except the UnCommon Core Session hosted by Harris and the Beer Tent. 

Onsite Check-In Instructions - Harris Alumni Weekend Activities 

Guests registered for Harris Alumni Weekend activities will pick up their event name badges at the designated locations on the below dates. Guests only need to check-in once and will utilize their name badge for the weekend.

  • Friday, June 2 - Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. at the Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL
  • Saturday, June 3 - Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. at Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd floor, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL

Note: Harris Alumni Weekend guests cannot check-in and pick up Harris name badges at the central University Alumni Weekend registration tent on the Main Quad.