Alumni Celebration

Save the Date.  Medical School Alumni Celebration October 11-12, 2019

Join Us!

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for the annual Medical School Alumni Celebration on October 11-12, 2019. All Medical School alumni from the Duluth and Twin Cities campuses are invited back to campus to share in the festivities with faculty, fellow alumni and current students. Reunion gatherings will be held for the classes of 1979, 1989, 1994, and 2009 the evening of Friday, October 11 and for the classes of 1959, 1964, and 1969 over brunch/lunch on Saturday, October 12.

Class Reunion Volunteers Needed

Alumni are needed to serve on the reunion planning committees for each class.  Help us make your reunion memorable!  Contact Maureen Long at or 612-626-8045 to volunteer.

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All the details about the Alumni Celebration will be added to this page over the coming months.  Bookmark this page and check back for information on lodging, schedule of events, and RSVP information.  Information will also be sent via email. 

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  • Schedule*
  • Lodging
  • Schedule*

    Friday, October 11

    8:00 a.m.     Registration opens
    Mayo Auditorium

    8:30-9:30 a.m.     Breakfast and Dean's Welcome
    Mayo Auditorium

    10:00-11:45 a.m.     Tours of Health Sciences Education Center and Wangensteen Biomedical Library
    HSEC & Diehl Hall 

    12:00-1:30 p.m.     Lunch and Panel 
    Beacon Room, University Recreation and Wellness Center

    2:00-2:50 p.m.     State of Medical Education
    Location TBD

    3:00-4:00 p.m.     Medical Discovery Team Presentations
    Location TBD

    5:30–9:00 p.m.     Class Reunions for Classes of 1979, 1989, 1994, and 2009
    The Graduate Hotel


    Saturday, October 12

    10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.     Class Reunions for Classes of 1959, 1964, and 1969
    The Graduate Hotel 

    Time TBA     Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. University of Nebraska Cornhuskers
    TCF Bank Stadium 


    * Subject to change

  • Lodging

    A small block of rooms is reserved for University of Minnesota Medical School Alumni Celebration guests at the Graduate Hotel Minneapolis near campus.

    Graduate Minneapolis

    615 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis MN 55414

    To make reservations, visit or call 612-379-8888, press 1 for Reservations, and ask for the UM Medical School Alumni Weekend Room Block.

    Reservation deadline: September 20, 2019


    Additional hotel to be added soon!