MAY 11-14, 2017


Registrant's children ages 5-15 may participate in Camp DU on Friday (9am-5pm) and Saturday (between 6pm-11pm). Click HERE to rsvp your children.

Thursday, May 11

3:00p.m.       Nurse Pinning Ceremony (Georges Auditorium) Free 

4p.m.            The Block Party 
featuring DJ Raj Smoove: Calling on Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Students (Kabacoff Plaza)

6p.m.            Donor Recognition Event (By invitation only)

9p.m.            Reverse Happy Hour (Marriott Convention Center Blvd) Free- discount drinks

10p.m.          Alumni Kick-Off Party with DJ Raj Smoove (TBA) Free with advance RSVP. RSVP link coming soon.

Friday, May 12

8a.m.-4p.m.   On-site Registration/ Pre-registration Pick-up/ Miss Dillard Check-In (PSB 131) 

8-9:30a.m.     Celebration Breakfast Acknowledging Golden Graduates (New Student Union) 

9a.m.-4p.m.    Camp DU I: Fun & Games for children of reunion registrants age 5-12

Alumni Artists, Authors & Entrepreneurs Showcase (PSB Atrium) Free

Reception Celebrating Dillard Nurses (PSB 2nd floor balcony) Free

10a.m.- 12p.m Miss Dillard Queens host Alumni Hospitality (Alumni House) Free

11a.m., 2p.m.  Guided Tours of PSB & the new student union buildings (starting in PSB Atrium) Free

12p.m.-2p.m.   Soul Luncheon featuring live music by BRW (Kearny, 2nd Floor)

2:30p.m.        Class Meetings- class years ending in 7's & 2's (PSB classrooms) Free

3:30p.m.        National Alumni Association Meeting (Georges Auditorium)

6p.m.             Baccalaureate (Ave of Oaks)

9p.m.-1a.m.    Midnight Breakfast White Linen Night hosted by the National Alumni Association (TBA) Please note: Tickets available via

Saturday, May 13

8a.m.              Commencement (Ave. of Oaks) 

2p.m.             40 Under 40 Awards Bash (Ohm Lounge)

4p.m.              HBCU Young Alumni Day Party (Ohm Lounge) Free for those who RSVP in advance. RSVP link coming soon.

6p.m.-11p.m.   Alumni Gala & Awards Ceremony (Marriott Convention Center)

6p.m.: Cocktail Reception 

7p.m.: Dinner & Awards

9:00p.m.: Dancing & Class Photos

7p.m.-9p.m.:   Camp DU II: Movie Night for the children of gala attendees ages 5-12 (New Student Union, Theater) 

6:30p.m.: Drop-off

9:30p.m.: Pick-up 

10p.m.          Bleu Devil After Party (Gravier Street Social)

Sunday, May 14

9:30-11a.m.     Worship Service (Lawless Chapel)

11a.m.-2p.m.   Southern Style Cook-out (Kabacoff Plaza) 

*The acronym PSB is short for the Professional Schools Building (located directly behind the Alumni House).