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Alumni Events

See longtime friends and make new ones. At these upcoming SMU alumni events, you’ll meet up with other SMU alumni for informative lectures, University updates, fun and fellowship.

After the event, check back to see the photo album and the memories you made. And visit SMU's Photography website for more photos of SMU events.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015
6 p.m. MT

Santa Fe Alumni, Parents and Friends - Campaign Update Featuring SMU President R. Gerald Turner
Bill and Robin McMillion '81 Eiland and Mary and Frank Yates '12 invite you to a reception featuring remarks by SMU President R. Gerald Turner. 6 p.m. Reception. 6:30 p.m. Remarks. The Club at Las Campanas. Business casual attire. Please reply by July 1.


Thursday, July 16, 2015
6:30 p.m. CEST

Paris Alumni - Alumni and Student Mixer
Please join SMU Alumni, Paola Buckley, SMU senior lecturer of World Languages and Literatures, and current SMU-in-France language program students for a Dutch-treat mixer. SMU giveaways will be available. Café La Baze.


Thursday, July 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. MT

Phoenix Alumni - Summer Happy Hour
Join local alumni for a Dutch-treat summer happy hour at Hogs N’ Hops BBQ. Enjoy drinks and eats with your fellow Mustangs! This event is open to alumni and their guests. Hogs N' Hops BBQ.


Saturday, July 25, 2015
6:30 p.m. PT

Los Angeles Alumni, Parents and Friends - The 6th Annual SMU LA Beach Party
Enjoy drinks, eats and live music with alumni, parents and friends. Registration is $60 per person and includes a $10 gift to SMU. Bel-Air Bay Club.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
6:30 p.m. CT

Chicago Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Brings the Hilltop to Chicago
Please  join us for an evening featuring  Samuel S. Holland,  Algur H. Meadows dean, chair and professor of Music in the Meadows School of the Arts. Admission is complimentary. The Gage Restaurant.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
5:30 p.m. CT

Houston Alumni - Summer Happy Hour
Join local alumni for a summer happy hour at The Capital Grille – Houston CityCentre and enjoy drinks and eats with your fellow Mustangs! Drinks and appetizers will be provided. This is a free event open to alumni and their guests.

Wednesday, Sept. 23 - Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

All Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Centennial Homecoming Weekend
Registration is now open for the final Homecoming of The Second Century Celebration, and it’s one you don’t want to miss. Sign up for the Centennial Commemoration Worship Service and Ceremony on Thursday, September 24, followed by a community picnic, and purchase tickets for the Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration that evening. Soon, tickets will go on sale for the Eli Young Band concert on Wednesday, September 23, and the SMU vs. James Madison University football game on Saturday, September 25. Whether or not you can join us, we hope you’ll take a minute to share your centennial birthday greeting
for SMU.