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May 6-8, 2016 - Gold Club Reunion

Gonzaga University’s Alumni Association Gold Club honors alumni who are celebrating 50 years since their graduation from Gonzaga. This year, we will gather on campus May 6 – 8, 2016 to welcome the Class of 1966 as the newest members of the Gold Club.

Join us for a weekend of class socials, campus tours, a special dinner with 50th anniversary pinning ceremony, and a chance to represent the Gold Club (50 year alumni) at the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016.


We'll send reminders and updates via email, so please make sure we have your preferred email address (hint: if you haven't heard from us lately, we probably don't have your correct email address). Please contact us at 509-313-5999 or if you need to update your information.


Event schedule is tentative and subject to change






Friday, May 6, 2016



6 p.m.

Welcome reception
Catch up with your classmates, pick up your memory book, and enjoy time together as we welcome you back to campus (appetizers and beverages provided).
Be sure to smile for the Class of 1966 photo!


Rare Books Room,
Foley Library
3rd Floor


Saturday, May 7, 2016



10:30 a.m.

Walking tour of campus
See how much campus has changed since you were here last. Meet at the St. Ignatius Statue in front of College Hall.


St. Ignatius statue


12:30 p.m.

Enjoy a mid-day meal with your classmates, and hear an update from University leadership.


Location TBA


3:30 p.m.

Commencement Mass
Please join the graduating seniors and their guests for Commencement Mass. We will ask for God's blessing on our Seniors and Graduate students. This Mass is for everyone of every faith tradition. You do not have to be Catholic to attend this Mass - it is for our entire Gonzaga family.


McCarthey Athletic Center


6:30 -
10 p.m.

Dinner & Dancing
Celebrate your 50th anniversary of being a student with dinner and dancing. A special program honoring your 50 years as alumni will take place prior to dancing the night away!


Hemmingson Center Grand Ballroom
3rd Floor



Sunday, May 8, 2016

8:30 a.m.

Class of 2016 Graduation
The commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 will begin with an academic procession and program at 9:30 a.m.
The speaking part of the ceremony will end at about 10:30 a.m. Members of the Class of 1966 are invited to process in with the Class of 2016, and out prior to degree presentation.


Spokane Arena


12:30 p.m.

Champagne Social with Class of 2016
Toast the newest Gonzaga alumni at a champagne social following commencement.



McCarthey South Lawn