Programs & Events

UM-Dearborn Alumni Events

UM-Dearborn has may opportunities to engage alumni.  Join us for one of these memorable and signature opportunities to connect with members of your campus community.

Homecoming 2016

Thursday, October 20 - Saturday, October 22, 2016
Homecoming is a special time on college campuses across the country and UM-Dearborn is no different! Fall has taken over, with leaves changing and excitement filling the air. Whether you are a recent graduate, or if you were part of the graduating classes over the last 50 years, UM-Dearborn has a Homecoming event for you. Make you plans today to join UM-Dearborn as we say Go Blue!

Alumni Difference Makers Awards

October 21, 2016
Know a Difference Maker? Give them the recognition they deserve. Acknowledge the contributions that a UM-Dearborn graduate has made to the community, the university and the world around them. The 2016 Alumni Difference Maker Awards recipients will be recognized at a ceremony on October 21 for making a positive impact in their workplaces and communities, and served as strong role models for a new generation of UM-Dearborn student leaders. 

GO BLUE Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, October 22, 2016
More than 2,000 alumni and friends will be gathering in Ann Arbor prior to watching the Michigan Wolverines take on the Fighting Illini of Illinois in October during their homecoming game. Be a part of the UM-Dearborn annual alumni excitement at the homecoming tailgate

Alumni Day

Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect and learn with fellow UM-Dearborn alumni victors.  Alumni Day provides high-energy seminars designed for all eras and careers and taught by community leaders and UM-Dearborn faculty, staff, and alumni.

Recent Grads BBQ

Each May, the Graduates of the Last Decade Affiliate (GOLD) welcome recent UM-Dearborn graduates to the alumni family at the Recent Grads BBQ. This year, the event will be hosted at Hemlock Park in Dearborn. Recent grads are invited to join alumni for a picnic, fun outdoor activities and games, and networking with fellow alumni. All drinks and food will be provided by the university, and prepared by members of GOLD (Halal food available). This is a great opportunity for young alumni to network with UM-Dearborn alumni, feel free to bring your business cards to begin building your personal network. All are invited to participate in the celebration of our growing alumni community. For more information, contact Marsha McMunn, assistant director of alumni relations, at

Unity Lunch

As current leaders in Michigan making your own impact, we would like you to join us for a discussion on UM-Dearborn and Inclusion.  Unity Lunch is held 1-2 times during the academic year.