4/21/2017 to 4/23/2017
8:30 PM to 12:00 PM
UC Merced Campus & Merced Community

Join us for A.L.U.M. WKND from April 21 – 23, 2017 and celebrate what it means to be an A.L.U.M. (Always Love UC Merced). The FREE lineup of events throughout the weekend coincide with BOBCAT DAY – featuring an exclusive Merced Vernal Pools Tour, Alumpics, Alumni Town Hall, Chancellor’s Scholarship Signing Social, Alumni Party and Bobcat Brunch. Come back and see where your alma mater is going and growing. Reconnect with your classmates, your campus and your community. Let the Journey Continue!


Activity List

Friday, April 21, 2017

L.Y.N.X. @ The MAC
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
645 W. Main Street
Coming into town early? Join us on Friday night at L.Y.N.X. and “Let Your Network Xpand” while exploring the Merced Multicultural Arts Center in downtown Merced. Open to all, bring fellow alumni and friends out to the MAC for a night that will feature art, wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Ask an ALUM
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Scholars Plaza
Join fellow UC Merced Alumni in full-force on Scholars Plaza answering questions of prospective students and their families. Share your story of why you chose UC Merced, and let potential future Bobcats know that they are a proud alum from day one.

The Real MVP Tour
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Merced Vernal Pools
Make the trek out to the Merced Vernal Pools & Grasslands Reserve for "The Real Merced Vernal Pools Tour" led by Jackie Shay, Vice President of the UCMAA. Please note, the tour is limited to 25 guests. Arrive early as participants will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Student Services Building – 130
The 3rd Annual Alumpics will feature teams of students and alumni squaring off in multiple rounds against one another – featuring brain games, trivia challenges and more. Open to all, alumni are encouraged to join as an Alumpian or come and watch the fun.

Alumni Town Hall
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Classroom & Office Building 2 - 290
Connect with campus leaders about the latest trends, updates and growth surrounding your alma mater. Learn about how you can stay involved and continue to help build the future of UC Merced together. Stay for an Alumni-At-Glance report overlooking our rapidly growing UC Merced Alumni Association.

Chancellor's Scholarship Signing Social
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kolligian Library - 355
Join Chancellor Dorothy Leland and campus leadership for a celebration of (4) new scholarships funds established by fellow alumni – including the first to be established by a current student. Following the program, hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served during the networking reception.

Alumni Party
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Science & Engineering 2 Solar Breezeway
Join us for the 2nd annual Alumni Party! Hosted exclusively for alumni and friends, the night of networking will feature food, drinks, music, giveaways and more. Plus, take in the views of the Merced 2020 Project under the lights of the Solar Breezeway.

While the Alumni Party is free to attend, an optional $10 donation is suggested to benefit the UC Merced fund of your choice.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Bobcat Brunch
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
755 E. Yosemite Avenue
Join us on Sunday morning for a no-host brunch at the Bobcat Diner – Merced’s latest dining addition located in the Promenade. Support a local business and join us for the conclusion of A.L.U.M. WKND before heading home.

Event Contact

Chris Abrescy
Director of Alumni Relations

Magdalena Castaneda
Administrative Assistant, Alumni Relations