Programs & Events

Recent Grads BBQ

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Each year the Graduates of the Last Decade Affiliate (GOLD) welcome recent UM-Dearborn graduates to the alumni family at the Recent Grads BBQ. 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 recent graduates 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 AJ Haduch, assistant director of alumni engagement, at

UM-Dearborn Night at Comerica Park

Monday, August 5, 2019
Join your UM-Dearborn Wolverines to cheer on the Detroit Tigers as they face off against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park in Detroit. Further details and ticket options are available by visiting our event page.

Homecoming 2019

Wednesday, October 2 - Saturday, October 5, 2019
Homecoming is a special time on college campuses across the country and UM-Dearborn is no different! Fall is a time that is 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 nearly 60 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

Thursday, October 3, 2019
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 2019 Alumni Difference Maker Awards recipients will be recognized at a ceremony on October 3 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.  Nomination deadline is May 17.

Golden Jubilee Alumni Reunion

Friday, October 4, 2019
Graduates from the classes of 1962-1969, celebrate your Michigan legacy with us.  Relive your college days and reconnect with your classmates as you commemorate your golden jubilee.

Alumni Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, October 5, 2019
More than 2,000 alumni and friends will be gathering in Ann Arbor prior to watching the Michigan Wolverines take on the Hawkeyes of Iowa in October during their homecoming game. Be a part of the UM-Dearborn annual alumni excitement at the alumni territory homecoming tailgate. 

Mentoring Program

Share your knowledge with students through alumni mentoring opportunities, including face-to-face discussions, group settings or through online connections.  Students learn valuable information from our alumni mentors on career and professional development, and about maximizing their academic experience.  Opportunities to speak with students are held various times throughout the year.  Complete the Volunteer Interest form or contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at or 313-593-5131 for more information.

Office of Alumni Engagement

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