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Queen's University

Saturday October 18th Programming:





8:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

Welcome Home! Alumni Meet & Greet

Grant Hall (43 University Avenue)

Kick off your Homecoming Weekend by visiting Grant Hall any time between 8:00 am- noon on Saturday! Check in at the  registration tables and pick up your reunion pin and any tickets for activities  throughout the weekend that you've registered for here on this site, such as football tickets.


Representatives from Athletics, Queen's Archives, student clubs and groups, and more will be there to welcome you home to Queen's! If you cannot attend Alumni Meet & Greet on Saturday, you can choose the Friday morning option. 


8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Health Sciences Continuing Professional Development Symposium

School of Medicine - David M.C. Walker Atrium

For more information on this Symposium, contact the Continuing Professional Development office at 613-533-2540.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Fencing Alumni Reception Duncan Arthur Gym Join current and former fencing athletes for training and bouting. For more information contact Coach Hugh Munby

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Breakfast with Students

Leonard Hall Cafeteria (150 Queen's Crescent)

Join current students in Leonard Hall Cafeteria for a buffet breakfast. $10. Purchase your tickets early through Homecoming Registration, as only a limited number will be available at the door!

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Engineering & Applied Sciences: Meet the Dean Tea Room - Beamish Munro Hall Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science Dean Kimberly Woodhouse invites Engineering & Applied Science alumni and their guests to drop by the Tea Room for a pre-game social. Refreshments and light fare served. Meet current engineering students showcasing their club/team initiatives!Department Open Houses will begin at 10:45 - student tour guides will be the hosts for alumni to visit their department.
10:00 AM -12:00 PM Queen's School of Business - Alumni Brunch Goodes Hall (143 Union St) QSB’s Annual Alumni Reunion Brunch at Goodes Hall is a great opportunity to catch up with classmates and learn more about what’s happening at your School. This year we will be offering tours of Goodes Hall, including the new 75,000 square foot west wing expansion. Class photos will be taken at the event as well.
10:00 AM -12:00 PM Law - Continental Breakfast and Student-guided Tours MacDonald Hall, Atrium Dean Flanagan invites Law alumni and their guests to drop by Macdonald Hall on Saturday morning to enjoy a continental breakfast, meet current Law students, and see the upgrades and changes to their Law school. Casual dress.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   School of Nursing Homecoming Open House School of Nursing Building The School of Nursing will be holding an Open House for all Nursing alumni with the opportunity to tour the Nursing Simulation laboratory. 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Rehabilitation Therapy Homecoming Brunch Donald Gordon Centre (421 Union Street) The School of Rehabilitation Therapy will be hosting a Homecoming Brunch prior to the football game.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Health Sciences - Tour of the new School of Medicine Building School of Medicine - David M.C. Walker Atrium
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Chemical Engineering Open House 2nd floor, Dupuis Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Engineering Chemistry Open House Chernoff Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Civil Engineering Open House 2nd Floor, Ellis Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Electrical & Computer Engineering Open House Walter Light Hall, Main Foyer
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering Physics Open House Foyer, Stirling Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Integrated Learning Open House Beamish-Munro Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mechanical and Materials Engineering Open House McLaughlin Hall & Nicol Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Open House Goodwin Hall, Rm 350
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mathematics and Engineering Open House Jeffrey Hall, ground floor lobby
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Gaels Alumni BBQ Richardon Stadium (948 Johnson Street) Former and current Gaels athletes are invited to celebrate Queen's tradition of sports excellence. For more information contact
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Agnes Etherington Art Centre - Guided Tour
Agnes Etherington Art Centre (36 University Ave) Enjoy the fascinating exhibitions of the Agnes in a 45-minute tour. Explore the last days of Kingston Penitentiary in works by leading photographer Geoffrey James, consider how contemporary artists view environmental issues in "I hope humanity . . . ", contemplate new donations of 17th-century art in "Rembrandt’s Circle: Making History" and more. Free admission for alumni all three days.
12:00 PM

Queen's Bands Parade Grant Hall (43 University Ave) to Richardson Stadium Join Queen's Band as the make their way to football game at Richardson stadium. The parade will leave Grant Hall following the end of registration.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Football Game | York @ Queen's  | Half Time Parade ~ 2:30 pm Richardson Stadium (948 Johnson Street) There will be a half-time parade for reunioning alumni - be sure to wear your Tricolour gear!
Please note that this ticket does not include access to the licensed area in the Gaels Club.


Tickets for Gaels Club Seating can be selected on this registration site as an alternative, and costs $30.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Men's Rugby
Nixon Field Gaels take on the Western Mustangs.
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Women's Rugby | 
OUA Semi-finals

Nixon Field Opponent to be determined.
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering Reception for Alumni and Friends Bruce Wing/Miller Hall - Reading Room Stop by Miller Hall/Bruce Wing for refreshments following the football game on Saturday. Current and emeritus faculty as well as current students will be stopping in as well!

Questions? Contact
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM 25th & 30th Reunion "Cha Gheill!" Celebration (Classes of '89 and '84) Tir Nan Og (200 Ontario St)

Join your classmates and friends from all Queen's Faculties and Schools to celebrate your 25th Reunion at Tir Nan Og Irish Pub and Restaurant! A special welcome goes out to alumni from the classes of 1984, for whom "30 is the New 25"!

Your ticket includes hearty and delicious appetizer-style food throughout the night, any non-alcoholic beverages, and live entertainment later in the evening. Seating is open, and mixing and mingling is encouraged. Alcoholic beverages are not included in the ticket price, but are available at the cash bar throughout the night. An ATM is also available on site.


Following the close of the event the Tir Nan Og  will open to the public. Attendees are welcome to remain and enjoy the live music and the company of their friends.

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM 5th Reunion Celebration (Classes of '09) Grizzly Grill (395 Princess St, Kingston)

Join your classmates and friends from all Queen's Faculties and Schools to celebrate your 5th Reunion at the Grizzly Grill! The Lodge has been reserved for the Classes of 2009.

Your ticket includes hearty and delicious appetizer-style food throughout the night and any non-alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not included in the ticket price, but a cash bar is available throughout.


Following the close of the event, the Grizzly Grill will open the Lodge to the public. Attendees are welcome to remain and enjoy the music and the company of their friends.

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM 50th Reunion ('64) & Tricolour Guard Reception

Reception: Grant Hall 



Dinner: Ban Righ Dining Hall  (10 Bader Ln)

The signature event of this weekend is the much-anticipated Tricolour Guard Dinner, where we pay tribute and celebrate those alumni marking a milestone of 50 years or greater. This formal evening features a mix-and-mingle reception, a sumptuous dinner, beautiful decor transforming the historic Ban Righ dining room, and a warm welcome from Principal Woolf and Queen's new Chancellor Jim Leech. And of course, there will be many  opportunities to share stories and memories, and to celebrate relationships that have lasted over half a century.
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM Film & Media - Cocktail Hour and Banquet

Four Points by Sheraton (285 King Street East) 

Cocktail Hour is from 6:00-7:00 pm, followed by the Banquet at 7:00. Dancing and celebration will continue until 1:00 am. Please contact Denise (, 613-533-2178) to select your entree following central registration.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Men's Hockey Memorial Centre (303 York Street)
Gaels take on the Concordia Stingers.
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Class of '84 Reunion in support of the Jack Project at Queen's The Underground  | Formerly Alfies (87 Union Street) All-Faculty party at The Underground (formerly Alfie's) in support of the Jack Project at Queen's. Tickets are $16 must be reserved in advance. Contact Ferg Devins


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