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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, March 31, 2015
8 p.m. CT

Dallas Alumni - Meadows at the Meyerson
Join us for the 22nd anniversary of SMU Meadows School of the Arts' annual spring gala, "Meadows at the Meyerson 2015," which directly supports student scholarships. This event will showcase the critically acclaimed Meadows Symphony Orchestra performing Mahler's epic masterpiece Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) with two renowned opera singers- tenor and Meadows faculty member Clifton Forbis and mezzo soprano Michaela Martens. Ticket price includes admission to the third annual Meadows Alumni Champagne & Dessert Reception following the concert. Tickets for Dallas Young Alumni (Classes of 2004-2014) are $50 per person and include a $25 gift to SMU. Tickets for all other alumni are $100 and include a $75 gift to SMU.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
7 a.m. CT

Houston Alumni - Pony Perspectives Breakfast Series featuring Rick Hart, SMU Director of Athletics
Join us for networking and breakfast at 7 a.m., with a moderated interview following at 7:30 a.m. Rick Hart will discuss SMU's campus impact and the state of SMU Athletics. He will be interviewed by Houston's own Kenny Hand.Tea Room, The Junior League of Houston.  

Saturday, April 11, 2015
9 a.m. CT

Dallas Young Alumni - Classes of 1994 -2014 - Paint a Peruna with DYA
Volunteer with Dallas Young Alumni to paint the University mascot on the wall of Dallas ISD's  Lee A. McShan Jr. Elementary School to help call attention to the importance of higher education. All painting materials will be provided.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
1 p.m. CT

Chicago Alumni - Battle for the Iron Skillet - SMU vs. TCU Alumni Bowling
Join your local Mustangs in the Battle for the Iron Skillet. We face off against TCU alumni in a bowling tournament! Registration is free and includes bowling games and complimentary appetizers; attendees will cover the cost of their bowling shoes and drinks. SMU alumni and their guests are welcome to attend. Advance online registration is required no later than Thursday, April 9. Specific event details will be emailed to all registrants prior to the event. Diversey River Bowl.

Thursday, April 16 - Sunday, April 19, 2015

All Alumni - SMU Founders' Day Weekend
Join us April 16–18, 2015 for the final Founders' Day Weekend of The Second Century Celebration, an opportunity to reconnect with professors, classmates and current students. The weekend offers a wide range of activities on the Hilltop, including the celebration of another great milestone: the 50th anniversary of the Meadows Museum. Find more information about the weekend's activities by visiting the "register" link to the right.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Noon CT

Dallas Young Alumni Classes of 1994-2014 - Spring Football Game
Don't miss the chance to check out your 2015 SMU Football team and new Head Football Coach Chad Morris. Meet the new coaching staff as well as current and former players. There will be inflatables, photos with Peruna, food trucks and much more. Stop by the SMU Alumni Tent in the south end zone to pick up some SMU swag!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
5 p.m. CT

All Alumni - World Changers Spotlight: The Affordable Care Act's Impact on Small Business and Health Care
Hosted bySMU Alumni Relationsand SMU Cox Women’s Inner Circle. Panel includes: Arcilia Acosta – President and CEO, CARCON Industries and Construction, Ashley McClellan '04 – President and CEO, Medical Center of Lewisville and Kathryn Waldrep M.D. '72 – Founding Partner, Vernon & Waldrep OB-Gyn Associates. Moderator: Professor Mike Davis, SMU Cox economist specializing in the intersection of government and business. 5 p.m. - Reception. 5:30 p.m. - Moderated Panel Discussion. This is a free event with valet parking available. James M. Collins Executive Education Center, SMU campus.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6 p.m. CT

Fort Worth Alumni - Joe T. Garcia's Happy Hour
Join area Mustangs for drinks and appetizers at Joe T. Garcia's! All registrants will receive one free drink ticket and complimentary appetizers.This event is  open to  alumni and their guests. Walk-ups are welcome.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:30 p.m. ET

Atlanta Alumni, Parents and Friends - Reception and Campaign Update
Join us for a reception featuring Dr. Frederick Chang, Director of the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Centennial Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security and Brad E. Cheves, Vice President for Development and External Affairs. 6:30 p.m. - Reception. 7 p.m. - Remarks. Registration is $20 per person. Buckhead Club.