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Queen's University

Saturday October 24th Programming:

**Note - This page will be updated regularly as events are finalized.





8:30 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 8:30 am – 12  pm today! Pick up your reunion pin at the registration tables, along with your football tickets.


**Don’t forget: your pre-ordered football tickets MUST be picked up at Grant Hall no later than 10:30 am!**

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM School of Medicine - Continuing Professional Development Symposium School of Medicine Building (15 Arch Street) Come hear from your alumni colleagues about their professional research and experiences. 

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Breakfast with Students

Leonard Hall Cafeteria (150 Queen's Crescent)

Join current students for a hot, delicious, all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast at Leonard Hall. Come any time between 9:30 and 11:30 am to enjoy the meal and chat with students.


Information on how to purchase breakfast will be available when registration goes live in late spring/early summer. 

9:30- 11:00 AM Engineering and Applied Science Dean's Social Tea Room - Beamish Munro Hall Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Kimberly Woodhouse invites Engineering and 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 take place from 10:30 AM  - 12:00 PM - student tour guides will be the hosts for alumni to visit their department.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  School of Nursing - Brunch and Open House School of Nursing Building; (92 Barrie Street) The School of Nursing will be holding an open house and brunch for all Nursing alumni, with the opportunity to tour the Nursing Simulation Laboratory. For more information, please contact Laura Hadziasmanis at
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Rehabilitation Therapy Homecoming Brunch Donald Gordon Centre (421 Union Street)

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is hosting its Annual Homecoming Brunch prior to the football game. The Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented during the Brunch. The cost of Brunch is $15.


You will be able to register for the event when Homecoming Registration goes live in late spring/early summer. 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Queen's School of Business - Alumni Brunch Goodes Hall (143 Union Street)

QSB’s Annual Alumni Reunion Brunch at Goodes Hall. 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 75,000 square foot west wing expansion.


Class photos will be taken at the event as well.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Faculty of Law - Coffee and Muffins at Queen's Law Clinics LaSalle Mews, (303 Bagot Street, 5th Floor) In December 2014, all five Law clinics including Queen’s Legal Aid and the Business Law, Elder Law, Family Law and Prison Law clinics consolidated into a single downtown space. This consolidation has improved the student learning experience and access to justice for low-income Kingston residents. Please drop by to meet the Directors, view the new space and speak with students enrolled in the clinical programs. Coffee and muffins will be served.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Faculty of Health Sciences - Tour of the new School of Medicine Building School of Medicine Building (15 Arch St.) All alumni are invited to tour this state-of-the-art teaching and learning centre that was opened in 2011.
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Chemical Engineering Open House  Dupuis Hall, 2nd Floor
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering Chemistry Open House Chernoff Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Civil Engineering Open House   Ellis Hall, 2nd Floor
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 Stirling Hall, Foyer
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 & Nichol 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
11:40 (ish) AM - TBC

Queen's Bands Parade Grant Hall (43 University Avenue) to Richardson Stadium Join Queen's Bands as they make their way to the football game at Richardson stadium. The parade will leave Grant Hall following the end of registration.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Football Game - Laurier @ Queen's


Half Time Parade ~ 2:30 pm

Richardson Stadium (948 Johnson Street)

Come cheer on the Gaels as they face the Laurier Golden Hawks! 

Tickets can be purchased online when Homecoming 2015 Registration goes live in late spring/early summer.

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering Reception for Alumni and Friends Bruce Wing/Miller Hall (36 Union Street). 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

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Faculty of Law - Student Guided Tours of Macdonald Hall 

Faculty of Law, Macdonald Hall Atrium Students participating in the Law Alumni Relations Committee will provide guided tours of Macdonald Hall and highlight renovations to the Lederman Law Library.
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Faculty of Law - Dean's Cocktail Reception Faculty of Law, Lederman Law Library Dean Bill Flanagan will host a cocktail reception in the newly renovated Lederman Law Library. No registration is required. Enquiries can be directed to Dianne Butler at 613-533-6000 ext. 78471 or email
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM 5th Reunion Celebration (Classes of '10) TBA

Class of 2010, join your classmates and friends from all Queen's Faculties and Schools to celebrate your 5th Reunion!

2010 class reps are busily planning something special. Stay tuned for updates!!

6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
25th & 30th Reunion "Cha Gheill!"Celebration (Classes of '90 and '85)

Class of 1990, join your classmates and friends from all Queen's Faculties and Schools to celebrate your 25th Reunion at a location to be announced soon! A special welcome goes out to alumni from the classes of 1985, for whom "30 is the New 25"!

Your ticket includes hearty and delicious appetizer-style food throughout the night, 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 event price, but are available at the cash bar throughout the night. 

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Tricolour Guard Reception and Dinner

Reception: Grant Hall 

Dinner: Ban Righ Dining Hall (10 Bader Ln)

This signature Homecoming event celebrates alumni marking a milestone reunion of 50 years or greater.

The 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 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.

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