Golden Reunion 2018

Class of 1968: Welcome back to ASU for your Golden Reunion! Reunite with your classmates from 50 years ago and join us for a special two-day celebration, May 7 and 8, that takes place during ASU Commencement 2018.

Among the many highlights:

  • Campus tours: Experience why ASU is the country’s “Most Innovative School” — three years in a row! (U.S. News & World Report)

  • Exclusive receptions and gatherings with distinguished guest speakers

  • Class of 1968 dinner at Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks

  • ASU Commencement 2018 at Chase Field and recognition of ASU’s Golden Graduates by ASU President Michael M. Crow

  • Golden Circle Induction Ceremony and candle lighting ceremony

Register here

Monday, May 7

Schedule of events:

11:30 a.m. Reunion check-in and lunch
1:30 p.m. Downtown Phoenix campus tour
4:30 p.m. Class of 1968 dinner at Chase Field
6 p.m. Robing for commencement at Chase Field
7:30 p.m. Commencement at Chase Field

Tuesday, May 8

Schedule of events:

8–10 a.m. Breakfast with your college/school
10 a.m. Reconvene at Old Main, Tempe campus
10:30 a.m. Morning campus tour
12 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Afternoon campus tour
2:30–4:30 p.m. Free time to explore the historic Tempe campus
4:30 p.m. Golden Graduate reception
6 p.m. Golden Circle Induction Ceremony

Full event schedule

Simulation labs at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Monday, May 7, 1:30 p.m.
Downtown Phoenix campus

Experience this state-of-the-art facility that includes three simulation suites catering to adult health, complex care, pediatrics, labor and delivery. Learn more.

Beus Center for Law and Society

Monday, May 7, 2:45 p.m.
Downtown Phoenix campus

See the newest Downtown Phoenix campus building, home to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the Ross-Blakley Law Library. Learn more.

the graduate

The Graduate Tempe is a proud partner of Golden Reunion — Class of 1968. The hotel is offering a discount room rate of $99, plus tax, per night of the reunion (check-in: Friday, May 4; check-out: Wednesday, May 9). The Graduate is conveniently located across the street from ASU's Tempe campus. For hotel amenities, and to book your reservation online at the discounted rate, go to graduatetempe.com and use promo code “golden” or call 480-967-9431 and request the ASU Alumni 2018 Golden Reunion event rate. All reservations must be made by May 1.

Please note: The ASU Alumni Association is not providing hotel accommodations or transportation to and from hotels.

Full schedule

Monday, May 7

11 a.m. Arrive on Tempe campus at the Fulton Center Parking Garage. Welcome on-site by an ASU Alumni volunteer. Golf cart ride to Old Main to begin your two-day reunion
11:30 a.m. Reunion check-in and lunch (buffet meal) at Old Main. Welcome remarks: Christine K. Wilkinson, ’66 BAE, ’76 PhD; President and CEO, ASU Alumni Association; Senior Vice President and Secretary of the University; Managing Director, Trustees of ASU

1:30 p.m. Shuttle to Downtown Phoenix campus and downtown campus tour
4:30 p.m. Class of 1968 dinner at Chase Field
6 p.m. Robing for commencement at Chase Field
7:30 p.m. Commencement at Chase Field. The grand finale of your first day is participation in ASU’s 2018 commencement ceremonies on the field at Chase Field.

Tuesday, May 8

8–10 a.m. Breakfast with your college/school
10 a.m. Reconvene at Old Main, Tempe campus
10:30 a.m. Morning campus tour
Option No. 1: Ed and Nadine Carson Student-Athlete Center (also known as Intercollegiate Athletics Center or ICA).
Option No. 2: Tooker House Residential Hall
12 p.m. Lunch (barbeque-style buffet meal) Carson Ballroom, Old Main. Return to Old Main to enjoy lunch with fellow classmates and other special guests!
1:30 p.m. Afternoon campus tour
Option No. 1: Biodesign Institute.
Option No. 2: Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV.
2:30–4:30 p.m. Free time to explore the historic Tempe campus, relax in our hospitality rooms or visit the Sun Devil Campus Store. You may wish to tour the ASU Symphonic Carillon, a gift to ASU from the Class of 1966. You can even play the carillon and receive a special commemorative certificate!
4:30 p.m. Golden Graduate reception: Carson Ballroom, Old Main. This event is open to all Golden Graduate classes from 1930 to 1967.
6 p.m. Golden Circle Induction Ceremony, Old Main lawn

Register here

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