Catch the Spirit at UND Homecoming 2013!
October 7-13, 2013

You’ve played a huge part in making UND exceptional. Join us in celebration of our alumni and friends as well as the success of North Dakota Spirit  |  The Campaign for UND during Homecoming Oct. 7 – 13, 2013.

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UND Homecoming 2013: Catch the Spirit

Alumni & Friends Schedule

 

Tuesday, October 8

  • College of Business and Public Administration Mellem Business Symposium – “The Business of Law” (9:30- 3 p.m.), Gamble Hall Room 7 The 8th Annual Mellem Business Symposium sponsored by UND Alumni Ken Mellem and wife JoAnn, will focus on Business & Law. The symposium consists of a day with engaging panels discussing a variety of timely business & law topics in partnership with the UND College of Business and Public Administration and UND School of Law. Contact Laura Dvorak at 701-777-6937

Wednesday, October 9

  • College of Business and Public Administration, Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) Semi Annual Presentation (5 p.m. Social, 5:30 Presentations), Alerus Center

Thursday, October 10

  • Sioux Award Banquet (5 – 8:30 p.m.), Alerus Center
    The success of our alumni and their ongoing friendships with our University make UND special. Join us in honoring a very special group of alumni at the prestigious Sioux Award ceremony.

      

     

    5 – 5:30 p.m.: President’s Reception (honorees and family only)
    5:30 – 6:30 p.m.: Social
    7: Dinner/Program
    Evening Attire, $50/person, $50/student sponsorship
    Register here

  • UND Volleyball vs.  (TBD), Betty Engelstad Sioux Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's volleyball team!
  • Tom Brosseau CD Release Concert, 7:30 p.m., North Dakota Museum of Art
    This concert, Tom Brosseau's CD Release Concert is taking place at the North Dakota Museum of Art, Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm). Ticket prices are $13 for Museum members $15 for non-members. More information can be found at ndmoa.com or by calling 701-777-4195.

Friday, October 11

  • Golden Reunion Luncheon (11:30 a.m. - 1p.m.), L’ Bistro, Canad Inns
    Your legacy has helped shape the UND of today. Reunite with your fellow Class of 1963 alumni at this year's Golden Grad luncheon! This event requires registration. Click here for more details.
  • College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Board Meetings (8 a.m. - Noon, Location: TBD)  
    On campus meetings of A&S Advisory Board members will include classroom visits. Contact: Tanya Butler at 701.777.6240 for further details.  
  • UND Fan Luncheon (11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.), Alerus Center
    Come hear from UND’s head coaches as they speak on the weekend’s upcoming games and give you an insider’s look at the team. Lunch is served, $10 per person. All fans are welcome. For more information, contact David Primus at david.primus@athletics.und.edu or 701.777.2237.
  • ROTC Alumni Social (1 - 3 p.m.) Armory Building
    Join fellow Air Force and Army ROTC Alumni in the Armory building to reconnect, fill in UND's ROTC historic past and pass the torch to tomorrow's leaders. Please RSVP online or contact Capt Russell Gradner, USAF (701.777.0437) for more information. Light refreshments will be served.  
  • Alvin E. Austin Memorial Reception & Legacy Awards Presentation (1 - 3 p.m.) Carnegie Hall,
    250 Centennial Drive
      
    Contact: Dr. Lana Rakow at 701.777.2287 or Pam Burkes at 701.777.0675.                  
  • Spirit Celebration (3 - 4:30 p.m.), Chester Fritz Auditorium
    North Dakota Spirit | The Campaign for UND brought in more than $300 million for UND's passionate students, inspirational educators, innovative programs. Find out what the campaign has done for our campus, and hear from a special guest at the Celebration Wrap-up!
    Open to all.
  • UND Law School Continuing Legal Education (CLE) (TBD), UND School of Law
    Contact: Beth Moe at 701-777-2282 for further details.
  • UND Law School Social, (5 p.m.), Alerus Center 
    Contact: Beth Moe at 701-777-2282 for further details.
  • Golden Reunion Watch Party (5:30 p.m.), Playmakers, Canad Inns
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team in style! Join your fellow 1963 alumni for an evening of  socializing as you watch the game on the bigscreens at Playmaker's All American Lounge in the Canad Inns complex. Full menu and bar available.
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Class of 1963 Banquet (6 p.m.), Hilton Garden Inn 
    6 p.m. social hour (cash bar); 7 p.m. dinner $30/person 
    Please RSVP to Ed Odland (281.281.4168) or Tom Olson (406.259.6360).
  • UND Women’s Soccer (3 p.m.), Bronson Field
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's soccer team!
  • UND Men’s Hockey Game (7:07 p.m.), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team as they take on Vermont!
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences Continental Breakfast (9 - 10 a.m.), Vennes Atrium, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Gather with fellow SMHS alumni and enjoy a light breakfast and conversation.
    Contact: Kristen Peterson at 701.777.4305
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences Open House Tours (10 a.m. - 4 p.m. by appointment), School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Tour the former medical science building plus the current School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
    Contact: Kristen Peterson at 701.777.4305
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences Evening Reception (5 - 7 p.m.), North Dakota Museum of Art
    Celebrating 50- and 25- year graduates and 60 years of the Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science program.
    Contact: Kristen Peterson at 701.777.4305
  • College of Engineering and Mines Alumni Academy Inducation Ceremony and Luncheon ( 11:30- 1 p.m.), Alerus Center, Ballroom 3
    Contact Deb Austreng at 701.777.4249 for further details.

  • College of Engineering and Mines/Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering Banquet (5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner & Program), Alerus Center, Ballroom 1
    Contact Kati Sagstuen at 701.777.2248 for further details.

Saturday, October 12

  • Parade (10 a.m.), Gorecki Alumni Center through University Park
    Catch the Spirit at the 2013 UND Homecoming Parade! Register your float here. Fill out the form electronically, and send completed form as an attachment to Lisa Schuster.
  • Homecoming Brunch (10 a.m. - Noon), Gorecki Alumni Center
     

    Here's your pre- and post-parade pit stop! Join fellow alumni for brunch at the Gorecki Alumni Center along the 2013 UND Homecoming Parade route. $10/person. Register here.
  • UND Football Game (2:30 p.m.), Alerus Center
    It's Homecoming Week's premier event! Catch the Spirit by cheering on the UND football team as they take on Eastern Washington! Meet the UND Spirit ambassadors as the 2013 Homecoming King & Queen are crowned during halftime of the football game.

    Need Tickets? Single game football tickets are available beginning August 1st. To purchase a reserved homecoming ticket call the UND Box Office at the Ralph at 701.777.4689, reservation call is UND Alumni. Tickets are also available through the Alerus Center Box Office or at any Ticketmaster, call 800.745.3000 or purchase online. Interested in season tickets? Contact Dexter Albrecht, Director of Tickets Sales & Promotions at dexter.k.albrecht@athletics.und.edu or 701.777.4582.
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences Brunch, (11:30-1 p.m.), Vennes Atrium, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Celebrating 60 years of the Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science program-includes program and tour of Dr. Robert and Charlene Kyle Medical Laboratory.
    Contact: Kristen Peterson at 701.777.4305
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences Alumni Tailgate, (Noon) Alerus Center Parking Lot Tailgating Area
    Tailgate with fellow classmates and other members of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences community.
    Contact: Kristen Peterson at 701.777.4305
  • Kappa Sigma Homecoming Dinner & Dance (6:30 p.m, Ambassador Room C) Canad Inns
    Kappa Sigma Alumni Banquet honoring our Brothers from the 30s, 40s & 50s.
    6:30 - Social 7:30 Dinner and Dance
    $45/person
    Please RSVP to Mike Robinson at 701-367-8284 or Siouxfan44@hotmail.com
  • UND Women’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Catch the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's hockey team! 
  • UND Men’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team as they take on Vermont!
  • Homecoming Parade Hot Chocolate & Coffee Booth (9:30-11 a.m.), Corner of Centennial Dr. and University Ave
    Join us during the parade at the corner of Centennial and University for a FREE Hot Chocolate or Coffee compliments of the College of Business and Public Administration!
    Contact Laura Dvorak at 701-777-6937

  • College of Business and Public Administration Tailgate (12 p.m.), Alerus Center- Tailgate Village
    Visit our booth and learn about the exciting new projects at the College of Business and Public Administration!
    Contact Laura Dvorak at 701-777-6937

  • Mortar Board Alumni Tailgate (12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.), Alerus Center Parking Lot
    Were you in Mortar Board at UND? Tailgate with current Mortar Boards for taco in a bag (complimentary) and to share your Mortar Board stories. Please RSVP.
    Taylor Hardina at UND.mortarboard@UND.edu.

Sunday, October 13

  • Green Gallop (9:30 a.m. start time), UND Wellness Center
    Lace up your running shoes and done your UND green for the annual Green Gallop in support of the Wellness Center's Student Development Fund. 5k and 10k courses available. Register here.
  • UND Women’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Catch the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's hockey team!



UND Homecoming 2013: Catch the Spirit
Student Schedule

Monday, October 7

  • Homecoming Kick-off Breakfast (7:30 – 10 a.m.), Memorial Union Plaza & J. Lloyd Stone House
    To get everyone on campus in the UND Homecoming spirit, students, staff and faculty are invited to visit one of the strategically located Homecoming breakfast kiosks for some energy to kick-off the spirit-filled week. Kiosks will offer refreshments and information about all things Homecoming. 
    Refreshments will be served to walking guests only.

Tuesday, October 8

  • Homecoming Royalty Ice Cream Social (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.), Memorial Union
    Who is your 2013 UND Homecoming court? Get to know the student leaders who make our UND Spirit thrive.
  • College of Business and Public Administration Mellem Business Symposium – “The Business of Law” (9:30- 3 p.m.), Gamble Hall Room 7
    The 8th Annual Mellem Business Symposium sponsored by UND Alumni Ken Mellem and wife JoAnn, will focus on Business & Law. The symposium consists of a day with engaging panels discussing a variety of timely business & law topics in partnership with the UND College of Business and Public Administration and UND School of Law.
    Contact Laura Dvorak at 701-777-6937

Wednesday, October 9

  • Pep Fest (7 p.m.), Gorecki Alumni Center
    If you haven’t caught the UND spirit by now, this is your chance! Rally around UND’s student-athletes and be a part of history as you help chooses this year’s Homecoming King & Queen!
  • College of Business and Public Administration, Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) Semi Annual Presentation (5 p.m. Social, 5:30 Presentations), Alerus Center

Thursday, October 10

  • UND Volleyball vs.  (TBD), Betty Engelstad Sioux Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's volleyball team!

Friday, October 11

  • Homecoming Headquarters (2 - 5 p.m.), Gorecki Alumni Center
    Catch the Spirit at UND Homecoming Headquarters! Pick up your UND Spirit Pass, check out the UND Homecoming 2013 t-shirts, enjoy refreshments, and tour the Gorecki Alumni Center.
  • Catch the Spirit Celebration (3 - 4:30 p.m.), Chester Fritz Auditorium
    North Dakota Spirit | The Campaign for UND brought in more than $300 million for UND's passionate students, inspirational educators, innovative programs. Find out what the campaign has done for our campus, and hear from a special guest at the Celebration Wrap-up!
    Open to all.
  • UND Women’s Soccer (3 p.m.), Bronson Field
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's soccer team!
  • UND Men’s Hockey Game (7:07), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team as they take on Vermont!

Saturday, October 12

  • Parade (10 a.m.), Gorecki Alumni Center through University Park
    Catch the Spirit at the 2013 UND Homecoming Parade! Register your float here. Fill out the form electronically, and send completed form as an attachment to Lisa Schuster.
  • UND Football Game (2:30 p.m.), Alerus Center
    It's Homecoming Week's premier event! Catch the Spirit by cheering on the UND football team as they take on Eastern Washington! Meet the UND Spirit ambassadors as the 2013 Homecoming King & Queen are crowned during halftime of the football game.

    Need Tickets? Single game football tickets are available beginning August 1st. To purchase a reserved homecoming ticket call the UND Box Office at the Ralph at 701.777.4689, reservation call is UND Alumni. Tickets are also available through the Alerus Center Box Office or at any Ticketmaster, call 800.745.3000 or purchase online. Interested in season tickets? Contact Dexter Albrecht, Director of Tickets Sales & Promotions at dexter.k.albrecht@athletics.und.edu or 701.777.4582.
  • UND Women’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Catch the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's hockey team!
  • UND Men’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team as they take on Vermont!
  • Homecoming Parade Hot Chocolate & Coffee Booth (9:30-11 a.m.), Corner of Centennial Dr. and University Ave
    Join us during the parade at the corner of Centennial and University for a FREE Hot Chocolate or Coffee compliments of the College of Business and Public Administration!
    Contact Laura Dvorak at 701-777-6937

  • College of Business and Public Administration Tailgate (12 p.m.), Alerus Center- Tailgate Village
    Visit our booth and learn about the exciting new projects at the College of Business and Public Administration!
    Contact Laura Dvorak at 701-777-6937

Sunday, October 13

  • Green Gallop (9:30 a.m. start time), UND Wellness Center Lace up your running shoes and done your UND green for the annual Green Gallop in support of the Wellness Center's Student Development Fund. 5k and 10k courses available. Register here.
  • UND Women’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Catch the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's hockey team!

 

UND Homecoming 2013: Catch the Spirit
Athletics Schedule

Thursday, October 10

  • UND Volleyball vs.  (TBD), Betty Engelstad Sioux Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's volleyball team!

Friday, October 11

  • UND Women’s Soccer (3 p.m.), Bronson Field
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's soccer team!
  • UND Men’s Hockey Game (7:07 p.m.), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team as they take on Vermont!

Saturday, October 12

  • UND Football Game (2:30 p.m.), Alerus Center
    It's Homecoming Week's premier event! Catch the Spirit by cheering on the UND football team as they take on Eastern Washington! Meet the UND Spirit ambassadors as the 2013 Homecoming King & Queen are crowned during halftime of the football game.

    Need Tickets? Single game football tickets are available beginning August 1st. To purchase a reserved homecoming ticket call the UND Box Office at the Ralph at 701.777.4689, reservation call is UND Alumni. Tickets are also available through the Alerus Center Box Office or at any Ticketmaster, call 800.745.3000 or purchase online. Interested in season tickets? Contact Dexter Albrecht, Director of Tickets Sales & Promotions at dexter.k.albrecht@athletics.und.edu or 701.777.4582.
  • UND Women’s Volleyball vs. Portland State (12:00 p.m.), Betty Engelstad Sioux Center
    Come cheer loud and proud for the UND Women’s Volleyball team as they take on Portland State!
  • UND Women’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Catch the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's hockey team!
  • UND Men’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Spread the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND men's hockey team as they take on Vermont!

Sunday, October 13

  • UND Women’s Hockey Game (TBD), Ralph Engelstad Arena
    Catch the UND Spirit by cheering on the UND women's hockey team!

Hotel Accommodations
Below is a list of hotel blocks in Grand Forks that are reserved for the weekend on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call the hotel directly to make your reservation. (Note: Room rates are guaranteed through Sept. 1.)

Use your UND Visa when booking a hotel and get double points or rewards!1 Stay at any of the Homecoming options between Oct. 8 and Oct. 16th and make sure to use your UND Visa Card!

Don’t have the card? Apply today!


Sleep Inn & Suites
1350 S 42nd St.
Grand Forks, ND 58201
701.757.2900
Block Name: UND Homecoming
Week & Weekend Rate: $119

Spring Hill Suites
2837 S 42nd St.
Grand Forks, ND 58201
701.757.4150
Block Name: UND Homecoming 2013
Code: UNDO
Week & Weekend Rate: $139

Staybridge Suites
1175 S 42nd St.
Grand Forks ND 58201
701.772.9000
Block name: UND Homecoming
Studio Suites: $129
One-bedroom suites: $149

Hilton Garden Inn
4301 James Ray Drive
Grand Forks, ND 58203
701.775.6000
Block Name: UND Homecoming
Week Rate (Wednesday & Thursday): $109
Weekend Rate: $165

Questions?
Please contact Brooke Conlin, Associate Director of Alumni Relations & Events, at brookec@undalumni.net, 701.777.3493 or toll free at 800.543.8764.

1Account must be open and in good standing to receive double points or rewards. Promotion is only available for Signature, Select Rewards, Business Rewards, and Cash Rewards cardholders. Please wait 6-8 weeks after your stay to receive bonus points or rewards.

The creditor and issuer of the UND Visa Card is U.S. Bank National Association, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.

 

              

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