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.

Recent Grads BBQ

Saturday, May 20, 2017
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 Ford Field 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

Homecoming 2017

Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 29, 2017
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 26, 2017
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 were recognized at a ceremony last October 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. 

Alumni Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, October 28, 2017
More than 2,000 alumni and friends will be gathering in Ann Arbor prior to watch the Michigan Wolverines take on the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers in October during their homecoming game. Be a part of the UM-Dearborn annual alumni excitement at the alumni territory homecoming tailgate.