UND Alumni Events

Tuesday, September 27
UND Blood Drive | Register Here
10 a .m. - 4 p.m. | UND Wellness Center
You’re Someone’s Type! Join the UND Alumni Association & Foundation as we partner with Dak-Minn Blood Bank for our Homecoming Blood Drive!
Photo ID required at check-in.
Questions? Monica Janssen | mjanssen@altru.org | 701.780.5433


Greek Carnival | Buy Tickets
5 - 7 p.m. | University Park
The Grand Forks and UND Community is invited to attend our first ever Greek-hosted Carnival! All funds will be donated to Make-A-Wish ND!
We will have: 14 carnival games, food trucks and face painting.
$1.00 for 1 ticket, $5.00 for a 14 game punchcard (1 punchcard gets 1 person access to play each of the 14 games 1 time), $20.00 for unlimited play wristband (1 wrist band gets 1 person unlimited game plays)
Punchcards and Wristbands can be pre-purchased. Single tickets can be bought via cash only on site at the event. Punchcards and Wristbands can also be purchased day of with cash or card.
Questions? Kristi Okerlund | kristi.okerlund@UND.edu

UND Volleyball vs. South Dakota State University
7 p.m. | BESC

Wednesday, September 28
Social Work Continuing Education and Alumni Appreciation Event
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Community Room at Choice Health and Fitness
UND Social Work department is hosting three training presentations on domestic violence, Missing and Murdered Indigenous People, and Play Therapy. Lunch will be included.
RSVP to Sam Tamke | samantha.tamke@UND.edu | 701.777.6045


Hawks Hour at Bonzer's Sandwich Pub | RSVP
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Bonzer's Sandwich Pub
Join us at Bonzer's Sandwich Pub for Hawks Hour in celebration of UND Homecoming on September 28!
Following Hawks Hour, there will be a pep rally in Town Square.
Questions?
events@UNDalumni.net | 701.777.2611

Pep Rally
5:30 p.m. | Town Square
Kick off Homecoming Week in Downtown Grand Forks! Get in the UND spirit at the first-ever Pep Rally in Town Square featuring yard games, a DJ, the Pride of the North band, and special guests. 
Hosted by the Downtown Development Association 

Thursday, September 29
College of Education and Human Development Scholarship Ceremony | RSVP
12 - 2 p.m. | Memorial Union | Small Ballroom
College of Education and Human Development Scholarships awarded to student recipients.
Questions? Lesli Riskey | lesli.riskey@UND.edu

Banquet honoring the 2022 recipients of the Sioux Award for Distinguished Achievement & Leadership and the Young Alumni Achievement Award
| RSVP
5:30 - 9 p.m. | Alerus Center Ballrooms | Use Door 5
5:30 p.m. Social | 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Banquet
Questions? events@UNDalumni.net | 701.777.2611

UND Volleyball vs. Kansas City

7 p.m. | BESC

Friday, September 30
UND Spirit Day
Wear Your Kelly Green!

Continuing Education Symposium
| RSVP
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. | The event is free and will be held in-person in SMHS Room W202 and online via Zoom
UND's 2022 Continuing Education Symposium, hosted by the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions, including Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Stroke, migraine headaches, and more. The latest in neurological research will also be discussed in detail by an interprofessional team of health providers. More Information
Questions?  Kristen Peterson | kristen.peterson@UND.edu | 701.777.4305

UND School of Law Annual Homecoming CLE
| More Information + RSVP

9:10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Central Commons | School of Law
The complimentary CLE will include five 60-minute sessions throughout the day presented by UND School of Law faculty.
Questions? Beth Moe | beth.moe@UND.edu | 701.777.2856 

Gershman Graduate Center Homecoming Open House | More Information
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Gershman Graduate Center
The School of Graduate Studies is hosting our annual homecoming open house! The Gershman Graduate Center will be open for guests to take a self-guided tour of the newly restored building. Greeters will be available to answer questions and provided guided tours upon request. 
Questions? Julie Bean | julie.bean@UND.edu | 701.777.4730

Nistler College of Business & Public Administration Grand Opening + Ribbon Cutting | More Information
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Nistler College of Business & Public Administration
The University of North Dakota will celebrate the opening of the new Nistler College of Business & Public Administration at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30. The public is welcome to attend the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. 
Questions? Laura Arneson | laura.arneson@UND.edu | 701.777.6937

UND Fan Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Ralph Engelstad Arena
Hear from UND coaches and student-athletes, have a great lunch and get ready for upcoming games at the UND Fan Luncheon. 

UND Soccer vs. Western Illinois
3 p.m. | Bronson Field

2022 Homecoming Lecture | More Information
4 - 5 p.m. | Abbott Hall Room 101

Join us for Homecoming Alumni Lecture 2022: Sarah Severson Snow '80 Presents: All Life is an Experiment... A UND Chemist's Adventure! 
Questions? Aleta Krack | aleta.j.krack@UND.edu | 701.777.2741

Merrifield Open House: Celebrating the First 93 Years
4 - 5:30 p.m. | Merrifield Hall
Join us as we celebrate the rich history of Merrifield Hall and look to the exciting future renovation plans.
Questions? Tracy Backstrom | tracy.backstrom@UND.edu | 701.777.6240

UND Law Alumni & Friends Social | More Information
4 - 6 p.m. | Central Commons | School of Law
Please join law faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends for an evening social. A special recognition ceremony will take place honoring the new Archie Unterseher Endowed Professorship, the law classes of 1972, 1982, and 1992, and the recipients of the Order of the Coif, Order of Barristers, scholarships, and Bar Association awards. Attire: Business Casual
Questions? Beth Moe | beth.moe@UND.edu | 701.777.2856 

UND College of Engineering & Mines Homecoming Social

5 - 7 p.m. | Archives Coffeehouse

All College of Engineering & Mines alumni, faculty, staff and friends are encouraged to join us during Homecoming Week for d’oeuvres, drinks and great company! Special guests will include the newest inductees into the College’s Alumni Academy Hall of Fame, including Scott Boe (Electrical Engineering ’83), Kristine H. Brindle (Chemical Engineering ’78) and Leslie R. Honeyman (Geology ’69, ’73, posthumously).  
Questions? Deb Austreng | debra.austreng@UND.edu

School of Medicine & Health Sciences Banquet | RSVP
5 - 8 p.m. | Alerus Center | Jr Ballroom (Enter Door 6)
Celebrating milestone (1942–2012) graduates and ten years of our Public Health program!
Questions?  Kristen Peterson | kristen.peterson@UND.edu | 701.777.4305

UND Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet | RSVP
5 - 9 p.m. | Alerus Center Ballrooms

The 47th annual Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, proudly sponsored by the UND Letterwinners Association, will take place on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, from 5-9 p.m., at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The annual Hall of Fame event will take place with a dinner and induction ceremony to honor the 2022 Hall of Fame Class. 
Questions?
events@UNDalumni.net | 701.777.2611


Kappa Sigma Fraternity Banquet | RSVP
6:30 p.m. - 12 a.m. | Cloud 9
Kappa Sigma Fraternity Alumni banquet and dinner reception open to all pledges, undergraduate and alumni members and a guest. Held at Grand Forks' most prestigious private venue, Cloud 9 with dinner catered by Sky's Fine Dining.
Questions?  Jeff Frane | jeff.j.frane@gmail.com | 612.803.6624


Saturday, October 1
UND Homecoming Parade
9 a.m. | University Ave
The parade will start at 9 a.m. beginning at the Gorecki Alumni Center and proceed down University Ave utilizing the South Lane, and ending at N 25th Street (right before University Park) where participants will take a right turn towards the Pollard Athletic Center to exit. 

UND Homecoming Parade Law School Watch Party | More Information
9 a.m. | School of Law North Lawn along University
Watch the annual UND Homecoming parade from the front lawn of the Law School. Complimentary coffee and hot chocolate will be served. 
Questions? Beth Moe | beth.moe@UND.edu | 701.777.2856 

College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines Homecoming Parade Watch Party
9 a.m. | 430 Oxford St
Enjoy complimentary donuts and Archives coffee while taking in the 2022 Homecoming parade as it makes its way down University Ave.
Guests can park in the Archives parking lot across the street without being ticketed.
Questions? Hailey Huspek | haileyh@UNDfoundation.org | 701.777.5608

Law School Brunch & Open House | More Information
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Law School Central Commons
After the parade, come in the law school and enjoy a complimentary brunch while you visit with current law students, faculty, staff, and classmates. Building tours available by request. 
Questions? Beth Moe | beth.moe@UND.edu | 701.777.2856 

UND Volleyball vs. Oral Roberts
10 a.m. | BESC

Football Tailgate Village
Alerus Center

UND Football vs. Missouri State

Noon | Alerus Center

UND Hockey vs. Manitoba (exhibition game)
6:07 p.m. | Ralph Engelstad Arena

Kappa Sigma Fraternity Smoker Social
8 p.m. - 12 a.m. | Kappa Sigma Fraternity
Smoker social held at the Chapter House with the annual HBA Board meeting at 8 p.m. Refreshments served.
Questions?  Jeff Frane | jeff.j.frane@gmail.com | 612.803.6624


Sunday, October 2
Alpha Phi Sorority - Annual Meeting of the House Corporation Board

9:30 a.m. | 2626 University Avenue, Grand Forks, ND
Questions? Kathy Ashe  |  ashekathy@hotmail.com  |  218.791.3785