Alumni Weekend

Weekend Events


The online registration for Alumni Weekend is below. For any questions, please contact Ashley Helmstetter, executive director of alumni engagement and major gifts, at 419.448.2028.



See which classmates and alumni have already submitted their RSVP for Alumni Weekend 2019.



Curious who's attending from your class? The list will be updated as registrations are submitted beginning April 1.

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019

Class of 1994 Golf Outing

10:00 AM, Seneca Hills Golf Course, 4044 W Township Rd 98, Tiffin

$20 at the course (includes green and golf cart fees, clubs available for rent)

Medallion Club Induction Lunch for the 50th Reunion Class of ’69

12:00-1:30 PM, Wickham Great Hall, Campus Center

Classes without Quizzes

Session Block I  2:00-2:45 PM
Dennis Riley ’69, Cancer Research: Development of a synthetic enzyme as a pharmaceutical agent that reduces damage to normal tissue while enhancing cancer cell killing during radiation treatment in cancer therapy
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall

Session Block II 3:00-3:45 PM
Fran Fleet ’69, And you thought you came from...?  A Look at Your Genealogy  
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall

Session Block III 4:00-4:45 PM
Paul Brown ’69, The History of the Mystics - Then and Now 
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall

Open Rehearsal for A Heidelberg Revue

3:00-5:00 PM, Founders Hall, Gundlach Theatre

Strut your stuff, steal the spotlight, get the band back together, show your comedic chops, perform a monologue, sing and/or dance a solo, duet, trio, etc. and share your talents on the Gundlach stage.

Accompanist will be provided.

Alumni Choir Rehearsal

4:00-5:00 PM, Ohl Concert Hall, Brenneman Music Hall

Happy Hour on the Lawn

5:00-6:00 PM, Campus Center Lawn (rain site is Hoernemann Refectory)

Dinner on the Lawn

6:00-8:00 PM, Campus Center Lawn (rain site is Hoernemann Refectory)

A Heidelberg Revue

Doors open at 7:30 PM, Performances begin at 7:45 PM, Gundlach Theatre

Come see your classmates and friends showcase their talents on the Gundlach stage. Cash bar available.

Class of 1969 Gathering

8:00-11:00 PM, University Commons

Class of 1979 Gathering

8:00-10:00 PM, Reino’s Party Room, 120 S. Washington St., Tiffin

$10 at the door

Class of 1994 Gathering

8:00-11:00 PM, Berg Bistro 1850


Breakfast with the President

8:00-9:00 AM, Hoernemann Refectory

University Archives

9:00-10:30 AM, Lower Level University Hall

Alumni Weekend Registration Check-in and On-Campus Housing Check-in

9:00-11:30 AM, Seiberling Gymnasium Lobby

Walk on the Rock Creek Trail

9:00-10:00 AM, Meet in the Seiberling Gymnasium Lobby

Classes without Quizzes

Session Block IV  9:00-10:00 AM
Dr. Susan Carty, Professor Emerita of Biology,  Food and Fibers, Drinks and Drugs
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall

Session Block V 10:00-11:00 AM
Susan Kraft Hudson ’69, 31 Flavors? No. 31 Countries! Where in the World is Susan Now?
Bareis Hall, Frost Lecture Hall

Raise Your Brush

9:00-11:00 AM, Herbster Chapel, Pfleiderer Hall

Join Andy Carter ’04 and his wife, Laura, as they teach you how to paint a fun Heidelberg-themed wood pallet. $39 to participate and is limited to the first 50 registrants.

Alumni Choir Rehearsal

9:30-10:30 AM, Ohl Concert Hall, Brenneman Music Hall

Remembrance Tree Dedication

11:00 AM, Gillmor back lawn (near the Gillmor Gardens)

Parade of Classes

Line up at 11:30 AM
Parade begins at 11:45 AM
Greenfield Street

Alumni Luncheon

12:00 PM, Seiberling Gymnasium

Class Photos

Class of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969 and the Alumni Choir will have their group photos taken after the luncheon.  All other class photos will be taken at class dinners.

Class of 1974 Wine & Cheese in the country

2:30 PM, Home of Heidi Schmidt Brodman

Walking Campus Tour including the National Center for Water Quality Research

3:00 PM, Begins at Campus Center following the Alumni Luncheon and photos

Open Houses

3:00-4:30 PM | Beeghly Library with Alumni Authors Book Signings

3:00-4:30 PM | Greek Halls (Miller Hall & University Hall)

3:30-4:30 PM | School of Music & Theatre, Berg Bravo! (Gundlach Theatre)

Athletic Alumni Reception

4:00-5:00 PM, Adams Academic All-American Plaza

Greek Alumni Reception

4:30-6:00 PM, Saurwein Health and Wellness Center, Delta Sigma Chi Lounge and Saurwein back patio

Reunion Class Dinners

5:00 PM

Class of 1969 - Reception and Dinner, Wickham Great Hall, Campus Center

Class of 1994 - Reception and Dinner, Rock Creek Café, Campus Center

6:00 PM

Classes of 1944, 1949 and 1954 - Reed Atrium, Gillmor Science Hall

Class of 1959 - The Fox Den Alumni Center, Hoernemann Stadium

Class of 1974 - Room 220, Campus Center

Class of 1979 - Room 120, Campus Center

6:30 PM

Class of 1964 - University Commons

Class of 1984 - ​Rock Creek Café, Campus Center

Class of 1989 - Rock Creek Café, Campus Center

Class of 1999 - University Commons, back patio

Class of 2004 - University Commons, back patio

Class of 2009 - University Commons, Berg Bistro 1850, upper level

Berg Bistro 1850 Conversations

8:00-11:00 PM, The University Commons

OEL Band Performance (Johnny Harris, '82)

9:00 PM, Pioneer Mill Restaurant deck

Performing classics from The Beatles, Eagles, Billy Joel, Pink Floyd, Cars, Steve Miller, Skynyrd and more. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside

SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019


8:00-9:30 AM, Hoernemann Refectory

Worship Service

Coordinated by Class of 1969. All are welcome.

9:00-10:00 AM, Campus Center, Room 220

Class of 1969 Brunch

10:00-11:00 AM, Campus Center, Room 120

General Information


Off Campus

A limited number of rooms are being held at the following Tiffin hotels. Make your reservation as soon as possible. To receive the special rate, be sure to mention that you are attending Heidelberg University’s Alumni Weekend.

Hampton Inn
2492 SR 231  | Tiffin, OH  44883

Holiday Inn Express
78 Shaffer Park Dr.  | Tiffin, OH 44883

Other Options                

Erastus G. Bowe Inn, Historic Inn
108 Franklin St.  | Tiffin, OH 44883
419.618.1221 or 419.447.2331            

Forrest View, Bed & Breakfast
6300 TR 151  | Tiffin, OH 44883

Click here to see a full list of Tiffin-area accomodations.

On Campus

Talmage Residence Life & Learning Hall and Williard Residence Hall are available from Thursday through Sunday. Rooms are $40 per night per person and check-out must be done by 10:00 AM Sunday morning. Room assignments are based on date received.

You will need to bring your own toiletries.

We will provide a linen package that includes a towel, washcloth, pillow, sheets and a summer weight blanket. The rooms are usually cool; you may need to bring an additional blanket.

Williard Hall: All rooms are suite style and therefore are for multiple guest occupancy; two double rooms with a shared living area and bathroom.

Talmage Residence Life & Learning Hall: Single and double rooms in pod style with two bathrooms shared by each pod. There will be separate pods for women, men and couples.


Friday, June 21, 2019
Campus Center (Formerly the Commons)
10:00 AM-8:00 PM

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Campus Center
9:00 AM-11:30 AM


If you lose something, check for it at the Campus Center Help Desk.


Parking is available in the lots located on Rebecca and Greenfield streets. Volunteers in golf carts will routinely circle the parking lots to transport you to your destination.


Please let us know about any special needs, including dietary requirements or handicap accessibility needs. We will do our best to accommodate your needs as long as we know about your circumstances at least one week prior to the weekend.


June in Tiffin, Ohio can range from highs in the 80s to lows in the 50s. Temperatures may vary by room and venue, so for your own comfort, we recommend that you dress in layers. Events and clothing are casual. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested.


The Bookstore carries a wide variety of ’Berg apparel and gifts.

9:00 AM-7:00 PM

9:00 AM-11:30 AM
2:30 PM-6:00 PM


Enjoy pub and café style food in a cozy, modern atmosphere. Berg Bistro 1850 provides inside and outside seating.

Friday & Saturday
11:00 AM-11:00 PM


Grab a cup of coffee and one of our signature pastries in our new coffee shop attached to Hoernemann Refectory.

Friday & Saturday
7:00 AM-5:00 PM


The Saurwein Health & Wellness Center is open to all guests during Alumni Weekend.

5:30 AM-11:00 PM

5:30 AM-11:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday
7:30 AM-4:00 P

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