Alumni Weekend 2018

Weekend Events


The Deadline for Alumni Weekend has passed. For any questions related to Alumni Weekend or to change a reservation, please contact Nicole Schneider, assistant director of alumni engagement, at 419.448.2486.


Curious who's attending from your class? The list will be updated as registrations are submitted.

Look Who's Coming

Friday, June 22, 2018

Medallion Club Induction Lunch for the 50th Reunion Class of ’68

12:00-1:30 PM, Wickham Great Hall, Campus Center

Classes without Quizzes

Session Block I  2:00-2:45 PM
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall, Alexis Malone Lynk ’68, Reflections of a Baby Boomer

Session Block II 3:00-3:45 PM
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall, Dale Bishop ’68, The Challenge of Pluralism and Identity Politics: What We Can Learn from the Lebanese Experience

Session Block III 4:00-4:45 PM
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall, Peter Bone ’68, The Olympic Torch Relay - Behind the Scenes

Alumni Choir Rehearsal

4:00-5:00 PM, Ohl Concert Hall, Brenneman Music Hall

Class of 1993 Campus Tour & Happy Hour

4:00-6:00 PM, Begin the tour by gathering in the Campus Center Lobby & end in Berg Bistro 1850

Happy Hour on the Lawn

5:00-6:00 PM, Campus Center Lawn (rain site is Wickham Great Hall)

Kolossal Kappa 50th Reunion Dinner

6:00 PM, Dinner at Fortball Pizza Palace (91 N  Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883)

Dinner on the Lawn

6:00-8:00 PM, Campus Center Lawn (rain site is Wickham Great Hall)

Class of 1968 Gathering

8:00-11:00 PM, Beeghly Library

Class of 1978 Gathering

8:00-10:00 PM, Reino’s Party Room, 120 S. Washington St., $10 at the door

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Breakfast with the President

8:00-9:00 AM, Hoernemann Refectory

University Archives

9:00-10:30 AM, Lower Level University Hall

Alumni Weekend Registration Check-in and On-Campus Housing Check-in

9:00-11:30 AM, Seiberling Gymnasium Lobby

Nature Walk on the Rock Creek Trail with Dr. Mark Mitchell, Visiting Assistant Professor of Ecology

9:00-10:00 AM, Meet in the Seiberling Gymnasium Lobby

Classes without Quizzes

Session Block IV  9:00-10:00 AM
Bareis 310, Dr. Nate Beres and Dr. Aaron Roerdink

Session Block V 10:00-11:00 AM
Founders Hall, Gundlach Theatre, Dr. Carol Dusdieker & Professor Stephen Svoboda

Alumni Choir Rehearsal

9:30-10:30 AM, Ohl Concert Hall, Brenneman Music Hall

Kappas Kolossal 50th Reunion Breakfast

9:30 AM Reed Atrium, Gillmor Science Hall

Remembrance Tree Dedication

11:00 AM, Location TBD

Parade of Classes

Line up at 11:30 AM
Parade begins at 11:45 AM
Greenfield Street

Alumni Luncheon

12:00 PM, Seiberling Gymnasium

Class Photos

Class of 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968 and the Alumni Choir will have their group photos taken after the luncheon.  All other class photos will be taken at class dinners.

Walking Campus Tour including the National Center for Water Quality Research

3:00 PM, Begins at Campus Center following the Alumni Luncheon and photos

Open Houses

3:00-4:30 PM | Beeghly Library with Alumni Authors Book Signings

3:00-4:30 PM | Greek Halls (Miller Hall & University Hall)

3:30-4:30 PM | School of Music & Theatre, Berg Bravo!

Euglossian and Philalethean Halls Visitation and Memories

3:00-4:30 PM, France Residence Hall

Athletic Alumni Reception

4:00-5:00 PM, Adams Academic All-American Plaza

Class of 2008 Gathering

4:00-5:30 PM, Clover Club, 266 S. Washington St.

Greek Alumni Reception

4:30-6:00 PM, France Great Hall

Reunion Class Dinners

5:00 PM

Class of 1968 - Reception and Dinner, Wickham Great Hall, Campus Center

Class of 1993 - Reception, Dinner and Special Performance by Rusty Vinyl featuring retired Professor of Communication and Media Dr. Gary Dickerson, Rock Creek Café, Campus Center

6:00 PM

Class of 1953 - Reed Atrium, Gillmor Science Hall

Class of 1958 - The Fox Den Alumni Center, Hoernemann Stadium

Class of 1963 - Room 220, Campus Center

Class of 1973 - 4th Floor Atrium, Adams Hall

Class of 1978 - Room 120, Campus Center

Class of 1983 - Multi-Purpose Room, Saurwein Health & Wellness Center

Class of 1988 - The Delt Lounge, Saurwein Health & Wellness Center

Class of 1998 - University Commons

Class of 2003 - University Commons back patio

Class of 2008 - University Commons back patio

Berg Bistro 1850 Conversations

8:00-11:00 PM, The University Commons

Class of 2008 Gathering

8:00 PM, The Renaissance of Tiffin, 129 S. Washington St.

Sunday, June 24, 2018


8:00-9:30 AM, Hoernemann Refectory

Worship Service

Coordinated by Class of 1968. All are welcome.

9:00-10:00 AM, Campus Center, Room 220

Class of 1968 Brunch

10:00-11:00 AM, Campus Center, Room 120

General Information


Off Campus

A limited number of rooms are being held at the following Tiffin hotels. Make your reservation as soon as possible. To receive the special rate, be sure to mention that you are attending Heidelberg University’s Alumni Weekend.

Hampton Inn
2492 SR 231  | Tiffin, OH  44883

Holiday Inn Express
78 Shaffer Park Dr.  | Tiffin, OH 44883

Other Options                

Erastus G. Bowe Inn, Historic Inn
108 Franklin St.  | Tiffin, OH 44883
419.618.1221 or 419.447.2331            

Forrest View, Bed & Breakfast
6300 TR 151  | Tiffin, OH 44883

Click here to see a full list of Tiffin-area accomodations.

On Campus

Talmage Residence Life & Learning Hall and Williard Residence Hall are available from Thursday through Sunday. Rooms are $40 per night per person and check-out must be done by 10:00 AM Sunday morning. Room assignments are based on date received.

You will need to bring your own toiletries.

We will provide a linen package that includes a towel, washcloth, pillow, sheets and a summer weight blanket. The rooms are usually cool; you may need to bring an additional blanket.

Williard Hall: All rooms are suite style and therefore are for multiple guest occupancy; two double rooms with a shared living area and bathroom.

Talmage Residence Life & Learning Hall: Single and double rooms in pod style with two bathrooms shared by each pod. There will be separate pods for women, men and couples.

Housing Check-in

Friday, June 22, 2018
Campus Center (Formerly the Commons)
10:00 AM-8:00 PM

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Campus Center
9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Lost and Found

If you lose something, check for it at the Campus Center Help Desk.

Parking Information

Parking is available in the lots located on Rebecca and Greenfield streets. Volunteers in golf carts will routinely circle the parking lots to transport you to your destination.

Special Needs

Please let us know about any special needs, including dietary requirements or handicap accessibility needs. We will do our best to accommodate your needs as long as we know about your circumstances at least one week prior to the weekend.

What to Wear

June in Tiffin, Ohio can range from highs in the 80s to lows in the 50s. Temperatures may vary by room and venue, so for your own comfort, we recommend that you dress in layers. Events and clothing are casual. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested.

Bookstore, Campus Center

The Bookstore carries a wide variety of ’Berg apparel and gifts.

9:00 AM-7:00 PM

9:00 AM-11:30 AM
2:30 PM-6:00 PM

Berg Bistro 1850

Enjoy pub and café style food in a cozy, modern atmosphere. Berg Bistro 1850 provides inside and outside seating.

Friday & Saturday
8:00 AM-11:00 PM

Saurwein Health & Wellness Center

The Saurwein Health and Wellness Center is open to all guests during Alumni Weekend.

5:30 AM-9:00 PM

5:30 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday
7:30 AM-4:00 PM

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