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See old friends and make new ones. At these upcoming SMU events, you’ll meet up with other SMU alumni, parents and friends 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.
 

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Friday, Sept. 23
4 p.m. CT
Alumni Tailgate on the Boulevard - Texas Christian University vs. SMU - Hispanic Alumni of SMU Board Football Tailgate in Mustang Alley: Meet members of the Hispanic Alumni of SMU Board, pick up great SMU giveaway items, and learn more about our signature events and volunteer opportunities. Tent located in Mustang Alley at the Southeast corner of Bishop and Binkley. Mustang Alley provides a variety of food and beverage options served up by our SMU Partners!  This area opens three hours before kickoff. Serving lines close 30 minutes before game time. 

Register for Tailgate

Friday, Sept. 23
7 p.m. CT
Austin Alumni, Parents and Friends - Texas Christian University vs. SMU Football Watch Party
Join the SMU Austin Chapter to watch your Mustangs take on the Horned Frogs. Chapter Leaders will be there to greet you and will provide SMU giveaways for all attendees. Appetizers will be provided. Black Sheep Lodge.
 Register

Friday, Sept. 23
8 p.m. ET

Cleveland Alumni, Parents and Friends - Texas Christian University vs. SMU Football Watch Party
Join the SMU Cleveland Chapter to watch your Mustangs take on the Horned Frogs. Chapter Leaders will be there to greet you and will provide SMU giveaways for all attendees. Appetizers will be provided. Advance online registration is required for admission. The Cleveland Yachting Club.
Register

Friday, Sept. 23
5 p.m. PT

Portland Alumni, Parents and Friends - Texas Christian University vs. SMU Football Watch Party
Join the SMU Portland Chapter to watch your Mustangs take on the Horned Frogs. Chapter Leaders will be there to greet you and will provide SMU giveaways for all attendees. Appetizers will be provided. Century Bar.
Register

Friday, Sept. 23
7 p.m. CT

St. Louis Alumni, Parents and Friends - Texas Christian University vs. SMU Football Watch Party
Join the SMU St. Louis Chapter to watch your Mustangs take on the Horned Frogs. Chapter Leaders will be there to greet you and will provide SMU giveaways for all attendees. Appetizers and the first round of drinks will be provided. Schneithorsts's Biergarten.
Register

Tuesday, Sept. 27
6 p.m. CT

Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni - Hispanic Alumni Fall Mixer
The Hispanic Alumni Board of SMU invites you to attend a Fall Mixer! Mingle with fellow Mustangs and learn about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities for local graduates. Appetizers and the first round of drinks will be provided. Alumni and their guests are welcome to attend. Online registrants will be eligible for door prizes. La Calle Doce - Skillman.
Register

Wednesday, Sept. 28
7 p.m. ET

Panama Alumni, Parents, Friends and Prospective Student Families - SMU Is Coming to Panama
Join event hosts Michelle and Arturo Tapia, SMU Director for International Admission Jeremy Brown, Cox School of Business Assistant Dean Jim Bryan, SMU Director of International Development and Relations Michael Clarke and Lyle School of Engineering Assistant Dean Mickey Saloma for a reception recognizing our alumni, parents and friends for their continued generosity and support. Guests will have an opportunity to meet students interested in attending SMU as well as Admission representatives from the University. The Tapia Home, Panama City, Panama.
Register

Thursday, Sept. 29
7 p.m. CT

Guatemala Alumni, Parents, Friends and Prospective Student Families - SMU Is Coming to Guatemala
Join event hosts Monica and Ricardo Sieveking, SMU Director for International Admission Jeremy Brown, Cox School of Business Assistant Dean Jim Bryan, SMU Director of International Development and Relations Michael Clarke and Lyle School of Engineering Assistant Dean Mickey Saloma for a reception recognizing our alumni, parents and friends for their continued generosity and support. Guests will have an opportunity to meet students interested in attending SMU as well as Admission representatives from the University. The Sieveking Home, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Register

Saturday, Oct. 1
10 a.m. ET

All Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU at the University of Temple - Football Tailgate - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tailgate tickets are $25 per person and free for children 8 and younger. Tailgate registration includes food and beverage.Tent opens at 10:00 am EST, two hours prior to kickoff, and closes 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Broad Street Bullies Pub. Kickoff time: 12:00pm EST. Lincoln Financial Field.
Register for Tailgate

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Tuesday, Oct. 11
6 p.m. CT

President's Scholars Alumni of SMU - Lecture and Reception
Join current and former President’s Scholars for a lecture on the upcoming elections featuring Joseph F. Kobylka, Associate Professor of Political Science at Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Dr. Kobylka will provide a presentation entitled “In Scalia’s Shadow: the Court and the 2016 Elections.” Casual reception following. Light refreshments provided. Parking available in the M Lot located at McFarlin and Hillcrest. Advance online registration is required no later than Monday, October 3. Questions? Email ps@alumni.smu.edu. Room 311, Perkins Administration Building, SMU Campus. 
Register

Thursday, Oct. 13
4:30 p.m. CT

Dallas-Fort Worth Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Reads - Free Presentation with Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Author, Bryan Stevenson: Book lovers throughout the Dallas community are invited to participate in an annual SMU tradition, SMU Reads, during summer 2016. This year’s compelling selection is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson.  The community is invited to a presentation by the novel’s author at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13, in McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU campus. The presentation is free and open to the public. If you register to take part in SMU Reads, you will receive regular emails informing you of special events and gatherings. In addition, you also will qualify to purchase Just Mercy at a 10 percent discount through the SMU Barnes & Noble bookstore.
Register for SMU Reads


Register for the Author Presentation 
Thursday, Oct. 13
6 p.m. CT
All Alumni, Parents and Friends - Hispanic Alumni Scholarship Kickoff Reception
Join fellow Mustangs for a reception celebrating the SMU Hispanic Alumni Scholarship! We will welcome special guest speakers from SMU for a wonderful evening featuring beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres. Complimentary valet parking will be provided. To learn more and make your scholarship gift, visit smu.edu/HAGiving. Gifts of any size are needed and appreciated. The Home of Marcus Duron '85.
Register 
Thursday, Oct. 20
6:30 p.m. CT

Chicago Alumni, Parents and Friends - World Changers Spotlight
SMU is coming to Chicago!  World Changers Spotlight will feature Steven C. Currall, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Reception at 6:30 p.m. with Spotlight at 7 p.m. Registration is $15 per person. Michigan Room, The Metropolitan Club.

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Saturday, Oct. 22
TBD
Alumni Tailgate on the Boulevard - University of Houston vs. SMU - Mustang Alley
Alumni are invited to be a part of the action on Mustang Alley, located in the park at the Southeast corner of Bishop and Binkley. Stop by the Alumni tent and find out how to re-connect with your alma mater through local and regional events, chapters, affinity groups, and volunteer opportunities.  Mustang Alley provides a variety of food and beverage options served up by our SMU Partners!  This area opens three hours before kickoff. Serving lines close 30 minutes before game time. Kickoff time is TBD. 
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Saturday, Oct. 22
TBD
Corpus Christi Alumni, Parents and Friends - University of Houston vs. SMU Watch Party
Join the SMU Corpus Christi Chapter to watch your Mustangs take on the Houston Cougars. Our Chapter President will be there to greet you and will provide SMU giveaways for all attendees. Appetizers and the first round of drinks will be provided. The Post at Lamar Park.
Register

Saturday, Oct. 29
TBD

All Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU at Tulane - Football Tailgate - New Orleans, Louisiana
Tailgate tickets are $25 for adults and free for children 8 and younger. Tailgate registration includes food and beverages. Tailgate opens 2 hours prior to kickoff, and closes 30 min. prior to kickoff. The SMU tailgate area for the SMU vs. Tulane game will be at Tailgate Village located on Newcomb Place. Yulman Stadium - Tailgate Village.Click here to see map. Kickoff time is TBD
Register for Tailgate

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Thursday, Nov. 3 - Saturday, Nov. 5

All Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Homecoming Weekend
Come back to the Hilltop for Homecoming, November 3-5, 2016! As you reconnect with your friends and reminisce where you began an important part of your life, you'll get a sense of the activity, achievement and momentum propelling your alma mater toward an ever-brighter future. More information to come!
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Friday, Nov. 4
6 p.m. CT

All Alumni - Hispanic Alumni Homecoming Reception
Join fellow Hispanic Alumni for a homecoming reception, hosted by the Honorable Delia D. Jasso ’76. Complimentary appetizers and drinks will be provided. Latino Cultural Institute.
Registration Available Soon

Saturday, Nov. 5
TBD

Homecoming Alumni Tailgate on the Boulevard - University of Memphis vs. SMU - Mustang Alley
Alumni are invited to be a part of the action on Mustang Alley, located in the park at the Southeast corner of Bishop and Binkley. Stop by the Alumni tent and find out how to re-connect with your alma mater through local and regional events, chapters, affinity groups, and volunteer opportunities.  Mustang Alley provides a variety of food and beverage options served up by our SMU Partners!  This area opens three hours before kickoff. Serving lines close 30 minutes before game time. Kickoff time is TBD. 

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