University of Hartford Alumni Association

University of Hartford Golden Hawks

A Celebration Honoring 50 Years

Friday, May 13



1:30 p.m.

University of Hartford Today Tour
Learn about the latest University achievements and current campus culture during this interactive and dynamic tour.
Tour begins at Regents Commons in the Shaw Center (Hillyer Hall).
Transportation will be provided.
Some walking will be required.

4:30 p.m.

50th Reunion Opening Reception
Reconnect with old friends and make some new ones.
Regents Commons, Shaw Center (Hillyer Hall)


Saturday, May 14



Breakfast on your own

University—Then and Now
Share memories of college days with classmates and friends over lunch.

» Browse through materials from the University archives
» Special guest speaker

1877 Club, Harry Jack Gray Center

3:30 p.m.

Golden Hawks Induction Ceremony
Presided over by President Harrison, members of the class of 1966 official become "Golden Hawks" in this special ceremony.
Gengras Student Union, Suisman Lounge

4 p.m.

Class of 2016 Graduation Reception
Celebrate the class of 2016 at this festive reception sponsored by the Alumni Association.
Gengras Student Union, North and South Cafeteria

Dinner on your own


Sunday, May 15



8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
1877 Club Dining Room

9:15 a.m.

Preparation for Commencement ceremony
1877 Club Dining Room

10 a.m.

Commencement Processional and Ceremony
The Golden Hawks will march alongside the Class of 2016 at the Commencement ceremony.
Campus Green


50th Reunion Luncheon
1877 Club Dining Room


Marvel at the latest University
achievements during this
interactive tour, sponsored by
the Presidents’ College.
Tour begins at Mortensen Library
Lobby. Transportation will be

Since 2007, members of the 50th Reunion class have convened on campus during the University’s spring Commencement exercises to be recognized as Golden Hawks. We invite you and your spouse/partner to be our guests for a variety of activities that will allow you to explore campus, reconnect with the University, and reminisce with old friends while making new ones.

Register online or by calling 860.768.2400.

Schedule of Events
Learn about all of the exciting events planned for you at Commencment Weekend, May 13–15, 2016, here.

Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions about what to wear, where to park or how to get around campus? Find the answers to these and many other questions here.

Still Have Questions?
Contact Jennifer Carr at 860.768.2400 or


We look forward to seeing you in May!

Calling the Class of 1963

This year's Golden Hawks festivities for the class of 1963 and their families will take place the weekend of May 17-19, 2013.  If you are a member of the class of 1963 and would like more information on celebrating your 50th reunion, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 860.768.2401 or



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