Montana Treasures Alumni Reunion Celebration Schedule

Inviting UM alumni from the Class of 1968 and prior to celebrate their 50th and 50+ reunions at Commencement

UMAA is honored to host alumni from the classes of 1968 and prior to celebrate their 50th and 50+ class reunions May 10-12. Registration will open soon for this year's three-day event.

If you aren’t able to make it back this spring, please consider submitting a Class Note or supporting the Alumni Association's mission by donating a Class Gift or joining as a member. UMAA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping you connected with your alma mater through events, programs and publications.

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Thursday, May 10
Reunion Registration - Brantly Hall, Noon–5 p.m. - Welcome back! Come pick up your gift bags, name tags and photo buttons, peruse class annuals, be fitted for a cap and gown for Saturday's Commencement ceremony and visit with old friends. Light refreshments will be available.

Planetarium Show - Payne Family Native American Center, 2:30–3:30 p.m. - Enjoy an academic experience and view the wonders of the night sky with a private show in UM's planetarium, the beautiful Star Gazing Room. Walk over from Brantly Hall or meet us at the Payne Center at 2:30 p.m.

President's Social - Brantly Hall, 4–6 p.m. - Join the president and UM administrators for an enjoyable afternoon of hors d'oeuvres and a hosted bar. University President Seth Bodnar will share his perspective and vision for campus in the future.


Friday, May 11
Reunion Registration continuesBrantly Hall, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. - Welcome back! Come pick up your gift bags, name tags and photo buttons, peruse class annuals, be fitted for a cap and gown for Saturday's Commencement ceremony and visit with old friends. Light refreshments will be available.
Campus Building Walk - Departs from the Adams Center, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. - Join us as we take a light walking tour of today's UM campus. Included on the walk is a visit to Grizzly Athletics' Student Athlete Academic Center, Hall of Champions and  the Grizzly Champions Center alongside Washington-Grizzly Stadium; the Grateful Nation Memorial; University Center (Student Union); Davidson Honors College; UMAA's Oval Tree Project; and views of some of the newer additions on campus, such as the Alexander Blewett III School of Law, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences, Don Anderson School of Journalism, Mike & Maureen Mansfield Library and the Harold and Priscilla Gilkey Building.

Prescott House Luncheon and Tour - Prescott House, 12:30–2 p.m. - Enjoy a luncheon on the lawn of the Prescott House. Former UM First Lady Mary Engstrom will lead tours of the oldest building on campus and explain its history.

Class Reunion Photo - Prescott House, 2 p.m. - Join your classmates on the steps of the Prescott House for a group photo of the Classes of 1968, 1958 and 1948.

Missoula College Building Tour - Departs from the Prescott House, 2:20 p.m. - Hop on board ASUM Transportation's newest addition, the UDash electric bus, and take a ride across the river to tour the brand new Missoula College building,which opened last fall.

Montana Treasures Social & Dinner - DoubleTree Hotel ballroom, 5:30–9 p.m.
- Join your classmates for a special evening commemorating your landmark class anniversary and induction into the Montana Treasures.
Social Hour 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Dinner 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Montana Treasures medal presentations 7:30 p.m.


Saturday, May 12
Shuttle bus from the Double Tree Hotel to the Adams Center Fieldhouse, 8:30 a.m. - Because parking on Commencement Day is at a premium, Montana Alumni will provide a shuttle bus to and from the Adams Center. Park at the DoubleTree Hotel and grab the shuttle over to the stadium. We will make a return trip following the luncheon. Please be aware there is only one trip to and from campus.

Commencement day breakfast and cap & gown fitting - Sky Club at the Adams Center, 9 a.m. - Don your cap and gown and enjoy a light breakfast and a bird's eye view of Commencement festivities.

Commencement Ceremony and Alumni Recognition - Adams Center Fieldhouse, 9:30 am- Welcome the newest UM alums and be recognized as returning Class Representatives and Montana Treasures.

Montana Alumni Reunion Luncheon with President Seth Bodnar, Deans and Directors - Sky Club at the Adams Center, 12 p.m. - Following the Commencement ceremony, you are invited to enjoy a luncheon and refreshments. President Seth Bodnar, UM Alumni Relations Director Jed Liston and campus administrators will join the luncheon to congratulate and toast all Class Representatives and Montana Treasures.

Shuttle bus returns to DoubleTree Hotel, approximately 12:30 p.m. - If you parked at the DoubleTree, our shuttle bus will return you to the hotel directly after the luncheon.