Alumni Weekend Schedule


FRIDAY, MAY 3

All Day                  Girls Fly! Conference

Noon–5 p.m.      Registration and Pitzer Store Open
Welcome back! Pick up your registration materials and enjoy light refreshments.

Noon–5 p.m.      Pool open and possible party
Join members of the Pitzer community at the Gold Student Center Pool for a heaping helping of vitamin D.

3:30–5 p.m.        Pomona-Pitzer Alumni & Student-Athlete Reception at Pitzer
Chirp! Pitzer and Pomona alumni athletes are invited to meet with current student-athletes to share stories about how athletic participation enhanced their lives after college. Hosted by Director of Pomona-Pitzer Athletics Lesley Irvine.

5–6:30 p.m.        Scripps College 3C Wine Tasting
Cheers! Enjoy rollicking reds and whimsical whites while mingling with fellow alumni from Scripps and Harvey Mudd. Be sure to try the delicious Meadowcroft Wine from Pitzer Parent Tom Meadowcroft P’20—a crowd favorite!

5–6:30 p.m.        Fulbright Reception at Nigel Boyle’s home
Pitzer is a national leader in Fulbright awards! Fulbright alumni are invited to meet the newest winners and raise a glass to the 200+ Pitzer Fulbright alumni.

6–8 p.m.              Class of 1969 Reception & Dinner at the President’s Residence
Welcome to the Class of 1969! President Melvin L. Oliver and Suzanne Oliver look forward to hosting alumnae from the Class of 1969 at their home.

6–9 p.m.              Class of 1974 Dinner at the home of Gary Kates ’74 and Lynne Diamond ’75
Classmates and their families are welcome to attend this casual and informal dinner to reconnect before the weekend kicks-off.

6:30–8 p.m.        Tacos & Boogie
Celebrate the first evening of Alumni Weekend with music that will make your feet move and tacos that will make your belly happy. Members of the senior Class of 2019 will be invited to share in the fun.

9 p.m.                   Story Slam at the Grove House with the Student Impact Council (SIC)
Join members of (SIC), students, and alumni at the Grove House for an open mic night. Bring your favorite story to share or listen to student performers.

SATURDAY, MAY 4              

9 a.m.–6 p.m.    Registration and Pitzer Store Open
Welcome back home to Pitzer! Pick up your registration materials, buy some Pitzer gear, and enjoy light refreshments.

9:30 a.m.             Rise and Shine: Meditation and Yoga
Good morning, world! Start your day with some mindful stretching. Limited mats available.

11 a.m.–1 p.m.  Brunch on campus
Like being back in college, without the finals! Have fun reminiscing over a delicious brunch spread while enjoying refreshing mimosas.

11 a.m.–6 p.m.  Pitzer’s Latinx Student Union (LSU) 12th Annual Rockabilly Festival
A Pitzer tradition! The festival features a car exhibition, food trucks, arts and crafts, vendors, and, of course, live music with musicians that encompass the diverse identities of the Latinx community.

2–5 p.m.              Lounge on the Lawn with reunion class activities
You are back in SoCal, so have some fun in the sun! Socialize with friends in the great outdoors while enjoying a variety of activities sponsored by reunion classes. We’ll have some snacks and yearbooks on display for your viewing pleasure.

2–3:30 p.m.        Alumni of Color Reception
Come celebrate our diverse community while reuniting with friends, establishing new relationships, and reconnecting with mentors, colleagues, and allies. Refreshments will be served.

3:30–5 p.m.        Beer and Wine Tasting & Class Photos
Cheers! Alumni Brewmasters are back to tantalize the taste buds and oblige the olfactory senses with this year’s batch of exquisite craft brews. For those who’d prefer a smooth red or cool white, wine will be available, as well. Gather with your classmates and say “cheese” to update those class photos. We will also be joined by the seniors in the Class of 2019!

5:15–6 p.m.        Alumni & Student Awards in Benson Auditorium
Our Pitzer community is changing the world! Join President Melvin L. Oliver and Suzanne Oliver as we honor our Distinguished Alumna Award honoree, Young Alumni Achievement Award honoree, Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, and student award winners.

5:30–7:30 p.m. Community Celebration Dinner
Enjoy a dinner in the McConnell Center Dining Hall with live music, open wine and beer bar, and a special toast for those celebrating a milestone reunion. Pitzer students and faculty are invited to join us for this fantastic evening.     

SUNDAY, MAY 5 

9–10 a.m.            Open Alumni Board Meeting
Pitzer’s Alumni Board invites all alumni to attend this open meeting chaired by Alumni Board President and Pitzer Trustee Tim Campos ’10. The board will adjourn to closed session beginning at 10 a.m. The breakfast buffet will open for meeting attendees at 8:30 a.m.

10:30–Noon       Farewell Mariachi Brunch at Scripps
Join your friends from Scripps at a traditional Mexican brunch with an all-female mariachi band. Tickets are $20 cash, payable at the event.


This schedule is subject to change. Please be sure to check back often for any updates.If you’re interested in submitting an idea or serving as a class representative, please email jenna_gough@pitzer.edu.