You're Invited: Alumni Weekend 2019

Each year, SP2 is pleased to welcome the SP2 community to campus for a weekend of celebration. Join your fellow SP2 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends for music, food, and networking at one or all of the following special events during alumni weekend.

All Alumni Reception

Friday, May 17, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

The party under the tent is back! Fun, food favorites and live music have made this one of our most popular events. This event is open to the entire SP2 community.

Second Century Society Jazz Brunch

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 11am - 1pm

Historically reserved for members of the SP2 alumni community ages 55 and over, this year’s event is open to all graduates. Enjoy great food and live jazz music at Alumni Weekend’s final event.

Register for Alumni Weekend events here.

Events will take place in the Caster Courtyard (3701 Locust Walk).

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