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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.

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.

Friday, August 7, 2015
6:45 p.m. CT

Chicago Alumni - SMU/TCU Alumni Boat Cruise
Join local SMU and TCU alumni for our annual boat cruise! We will provide an open bar, dinner and sightseeing aboard the Celebration. Register by Friday, July 31. The Celebration will depart from the Ogden Slip, located at Navy Pier. Parking is available in the parking garage located at the intersection of Illinois and Peshtigo. Ogden Slip - Navy Pier. $45 per person. Advance registration required.


Wednesday, August 12, 2015
5:30 p.m. PT

Las Vegas Alumni - Chapter Happy Hour
Join local alumni for a summer happy hour at McCormick and Schmick's and enjoy drinks and eats with your fellow Mustangs! Complimentary appetizers will be provided. This is a free event open to alumni and their guests.


Thursday, August 13, 2015
6:30 p.m. CT

Black Alumni of SMU Open House
The Black Alumni of SMU Board invites you to take part in their 2015 Open House! Join fellow alumni on August 13 to hear about upcoming events, the Black Alumni Scholarship and ways to get involved this year with the development and social committees. We will meet at 6:30 p.m. to network and hear from members of the Board and the SMU community. Light appetizers will be provided. SMU 6200 Building, 3rd Floor.

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.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
6:30 p.m. PT

Orange County Alumni, Parents and Friends - World Changers Spotlight
Please join us for an evening featuring Marc Christensen, Dean and Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Professor of Engineering Innovation, Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, and Brad E. Cheves, Vice President for SMU Developement and External Affairs. 6:30 p.m. – Reception. 7 p.m.– Spotlight. Scott's Restaurant & Bar. Walk-ups are welcome, onsite registration will be available. Admission is complimentary. Business casual attire. Valet parking is available.

Saturday, October 23, 2015
6 p.m. ET

Tampa Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Celebration
Please join us for a Tampa SMU Celebration at the home of Allison ’95 and Robby ’90, ’95 Adams. Admission is complimentary.
Casual attire. Reply request by October 22.