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Alumni Weekend 2024 Save the Date!
Schedule of Events

Thank you to this year's sponsor, First Bank!

Click on each specific date below to view the schedule of events for that day!
Registration is now closed, but walk-ups are welcome unless otherwise noted.


WEDNESDAY, April 17th

  • The Business Idea Pitch
    Time: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Location: WCU Alumni & Foundation Center, 202 Carter Dr, West Chester, PA 19382
    Event Details: The Business Idea Pitch (BIP) is the final round of the Business Idea Competition where the top two ideas from each track are selected to present their pitches to an esteemed panel of judges. Tracks consist of Chester County High School students, undergraduate students, Grad/Faculty/Staff/Alumni, & Chester County Start-ups.

THURSDAY, April 18th

  • Banana Night
    WCU Alumni Banana Night T-Shirt
    Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Cost: $20 Online Registration for this event has closed. Walk-ups Welcome!
    T-shirts available on first-come, first-serve basis as supplies last.

    Location: Levante Brewing, 208 Carter Dr, Suite 2, West Chester, PA 19382
    Event Details: If you went bananas for WCU Banana Day, then you won’t want to miss WCU Alumni Banana Night at Levante Brewery! Registration includes a custom-designed WCU Alumni Banana Night t-shirt (must register by March 28th to guarantee your t-shirt size), one drink ticket, and one ticket for Banana Whip from The Chilly Banana food truck.

Friday, April 19th

  • Men's & Women's Tennis vs West Virginia Wesleyan College
    Time: 2:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: WCU South Campus Tennis Courts

  • Alumni Weekend Kick-Off Party
    Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Cost: $15 for online registration (closes on 4/16 at 11:59 pm) or $20 at the door
    Location: Gold Box (tented area next to the stadium below O Lot)
    Event Details: This event is sure to impress with a large menu, including pulled chicken, a mashed potato bar, and Caesar salad; beer from Wrong Crowd Beer Company; DJ Dominic; and the Fun'nel Cakes And More food truck, all before the spring football game. Make sure you grab some FREE SWAG, too!
    *Every registrant gets a ticket for FREE funnel cake or fried Oreos*

  • Spring Football Game (WCU)
    Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Farrell Stadium
    Event Details: Watch the WCU Football Team inter-squad scrimmage.

Saturday, April 20th

  • WCU Alumni Association Breakfast & Annual Meeting
    Time: 9:30 am (Breakfast), 10:00 am (Meeting)
    Cost: Free
    Location: WCU Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA 19382)
    Event Details: Hear about all the latest news from your Alumni Association and join the conversation with our board members. The Annual Meeting is open to all alumni and will include a hot breakfast buffet.

  • Historical Walking Tour of Campus - Sold Out
    Time: 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm
    Cost: Free 
    Location: Tour begins at the Old Main doorway between FHG Library and Main Hall
    Event Details: Starting at the preserved Old Main archway on High Street — the symbolic beginning of the universitytour goers will be treated to a one-hour overview of the evolution of the campus. The tour will emphasize how the physical campus reflects the broadening of the school's educational mission as well as wider social changes. Alumni are encouraged to share their own memories and stories as we stroll through campus history. Led by Dr. Anne Krulikowski, Associate Professor of History at WCU.

  • WCU Lacrosse vs Bloomsburg University - PSAC
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Vonnie Gros Field

  • Planetarium Show - SOLD OUT
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Mather Planetarium

  • Baseball vs Shepherd University (Doubleheader) - PSAC
    Time: 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Serpico Stadium

  • Professional Photos for Alumni
    Iris Photo Booth
    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Career Center, Lawrence Center, Room 225
    Event Details: Drop in anytime between 1 – 3 pm and update your professional headshot with the University's new Iris Photo Booth! Photos will be emailed to you immediately, and you will have access to professional editing tools. Use your headshot for your LinkedIn profile or any other digital space to put your best face forward.

  • Rammy's Birthday Party
    Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Ram Park
    Event Details: Join Rammy, his mascot friends, a roaming magician, face painter, and balloon artist to celebrate his birthday! 

  • Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony 
    Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Cost: $40
    Location: WCU Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA 19382)
    Event Details: Let's come together to celebrate our 2024 Distinguished Alumni and Service Award recipients with a special ceremony noting their impact on WCU and in their own communities.

    Frederick E. Hubler '96 Portrait
    2024 Distinguished Alumni Award
    Frederick E. Hubler '96
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      Joseph F. Kienle, III '72, M'74 Portrait
    2024 Distinguished Alumni Award
    Joseph F. Kienle, III '72, M'74
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    Jennifer L. Litchman-Green '07 Portrait
    2024 Distinguished Alumni Award
    Jennifer L. Litchman-Green '07
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      John H. Baker '74, H'19 Portrait
    2024 Service Award
    John H. Baker '74, H'19
    View Bio >>

SUNDAY, April 21st

  • Celebrating 225 Years of West Chester Borough Parade
    Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Location: Downtown West Chester
    Event Details: Mark your calendars for a momentous occasion as the greater community celebrates the 225th anniversary of West Chester Borough with a spectacular Birthday Parade! Let's come together to honor our rich history, vibrant community, and the bright future ahead. More information can be found here.

  • WCU Symphony Orchestra & Choirs Concert
    Time: 3:00 pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall
    Event Details: The combined choirs and Symphony Orchestra will perform Ein deutches Requiem by Johannes Brahms. Voice faculty will join the choirs as featured soloists. More details can be found here.

  • WCU Field Hockey Alumni Day
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Location: Vonnie Gros Field
    Event Details: Join other field hockey alumni to play in the WCUFH Alumni game. 

Parking Information:
All student lots are free on the weekend, including after 4 pm on Friday. Additionally, the Student Recreation Center Garage is a daily parking garage with a daily fee of $1.50 per hour. You can find more parking information here.
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Visiting? Check out places to stay in West Chester here

WCU Campus Store Hours
Friday, April 19th:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 20th: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 21st: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement, or 610-436-2813.

Registration will remain open for Alumni Weekend 2024 events through Tuesday, April 16th. If you need to cancel your registration, please request a refund by emailing prior to April 16, 2024, at 11:59 pm. No refunds will be offered if requests are received after this date.


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