Family & Alumni Weekend

Bring your family and join us for Family and Alumni Weekend, Sept. 27-28, 2013. Choose what's most appealing to you from the list below. We'd love to see you there!

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Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 27

Noon  Lunch for all Class of 1963 Golden Hawks at Embassy Suites — Country Club Plaza
5 p.m. Watch the Rockhurst women's soccer team take on the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles, Bourke Field
5 p.m. Class of 1963 dinner and induction into the Golden Hawks Society, Massman Gallery
5 p.m. Baseball reunion social hour and dinner celebrating 20 years of Rockhurst baseball, Convocation Center
5:30 p.m. Hawk Fest begins, including children's activities, hospitality tent, DJ, beer garden, student activities and games, Lower Bourke
7:30 p.m. Rockhurst men's soccer team takes on the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles, with a special halftime ceremony introducing the University's 2013 Alumni Award recipients and Golden Hawks, Bourke Field

Saturday, Sept. 28

10 a.m. Hopkins, Skip and Run 5K, sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, quad
10:30 a.m. Alumni baseball game, Loyola Park baseball field - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Science Center – Rockhurst Engineering and Computing students will be demonstrating their Rube Goldberg machines. Come check out their hard work, have some fun, and see a Rube Goldberg Machine in action!
Noon Alumni Awards Luncheon, Greenlease Library
3-3:45 St. John’s Bible Presentation, Greenlease Library
The Office of Mission and Ministry invites all families and alumni to a presentation of The St. John’s Bible – the first handwritten, hand-illuminated Bible in more than 500 years. Presentation begins at 3 p.m. followed by Mass and then a Bible viewing at 5 p.m.
4 p.m. Mass, St. Francis Xavier
5 p.m. Golden Hawks Society Reception, celebrating all graduating classes from 1963 and before, Massman Gallery
5-8 p.m. Dinner on your own in Kansas City
7:30 p.m. "An Alumni Affair: A Toast at the Roast" - The Kansas City Young Alumni Council invites all alumni for an evening of food, cocktails and dancing, Bean Hangar at 1207 W. 27th St.
8 p.m. Dueling piano entertainment


Parents - Contact the Office of Student Life at 816-501-4398 or
Alumni - Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 816-501-4375 or

Family and Alumni Weekend Schedule (PDF)

View photos from last year's Family and Alumni Weekend.